9 Day Enchanting Rhone

Scenic River Cruise starting in Nice and finishing in Paris

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 9 Day Enchanting Rhone. Be enchanted by the Rhone river on this romantic 9 day cruise from Nice to Paris, exploring the very best of France, including Lyon, Vienne & Avignon.
Overview
Operator: Scenic
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Cruise Ship: Scenic Sapphire
Duration: 9 Days
From: Nice to Paris
Tour Code: FCCR.2
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: France
Our Price From:
$ 6,142
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 185
Per Person ($AU)
Day By Day
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1
Tarascon
Transfer to the former Roman town of Tarascon, where you'll be welcomed aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight you can look forward to a rousing welcome reception. Transfers from Nice or Marseille Airports are included. (Please schedule flights to arrive by midday).
2
Tarascon - Avignon
The town of Tarascon has a distinctly medieval character and an impressive castle. Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm, or explore Saint-Rémy and the Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, visit the wondrous Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city. Back on board, perhaps join a culinary lesson in Scenic Culinaire during your cruise into beautiful Avignon. On arrival enjoy entertainment on board from one of the region's best French chanson singers.
3
Avignon
Freechoice: Shop with a chef at the local market before cooking up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon's architectural wonder, the Pope's Palace. Alternatively, take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard, the impressive ancient Roman aqueduct nearby. This afternoon take some time to explore Avignon on your own. Enrich: After the doors close to the general public at Avignon's prestigious Pope's Palace, you'll be invited for an exclusive concert where virtuoso musicians perform Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi within this elegant 14th century palace.
4
Viviers - Tournon
Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers and visit the imposing Cathedral of Viviers. Then, afternoon cruising to Tournon. Perhaps join a cooking class in Scenic Culinaire en route. Sundowners: Relax with a beverage on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit. It's a great soundtrack to an awe-inspiring backdrop.
5
Vienne - Lyon
Take a walking tour in Vienne and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. This afternoon join an on board masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire, or simply relax and view the beautiful Rhône River vistas as you cruise to Lyon.
6
Lyon
Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France. Freechoice: Walk Lyon's hidden traboules, and visit the Notre Dame Basilica, which offers fabulous views across the city. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths of yesteryear in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges, or join a guided bike ride to Lyon's Botanical Gardens and Zoo.
7
Mâcon - Chalon-sur-Saône
Freechoice: Travel to the village of Oignt in the 'Golden Stone' region of Beaujolais, where you'll enjoy a tasting of the region's delicious wines. Alternatively, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey. Soak in the landscapes of the famous Burgundy region, straddling the shores of the Saône River, as you spend a leisurely afternoon cruising to Chalon-sur-Saône.
8
Chalon-sur-Saône - Paris
After breakfast, cross the beautiful Île-de-France region to Paris where you'll be staying in one of the city's luxury hotels.
9
Paris
After breakfast it's time to bid a fond adieu and transfer to Paris Airport for your onward or homebound flight.
1
Tarascon
Transfer to the former Roman town of Tarascon, where you’ll be welcomed aboard your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight you can look forward to a rousing welcome reception. Transfers from Nice or Marseille Airports are included. (Please schedule flights to arrive by 12.30). (D)
2
Tarascon - Avignon
Tarascon has a distinctly medieval character and an impressive castle. Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm, or explore Saint-Rémy and the Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, visit the Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city. Back on board, perhaps join a culinary lesson in Scenic Culinaire during your cruise into beautiful Avignon. (B/L/D)
3
Avignon
Freechoice: Shop with a chef at the local market before cooking up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon’s architectural wonder, the Popes’ Palace. Alternatively, take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard, the impressive Roman aqueduct. This afternoon take some time to explore on your own. Enrich: After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Popes’ Palace, you’re invited for an exclusive concert where virtuoso musicians perform Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi. (B/L/D)
4
Viviers - Tournon
Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers and visit the imposing Cathedral of Viviers. While cruising to Tournon this afternoon, perhaps join a class in Scenic Culinaire. Sundowners: Relax with a beverage on the terrace of the Castle of Tournon. Local guitarists will perform an acoustic set for your exclusive benefit. (B/L/D)
5
Vienne - Lyon
Freechoice: Take a walking tour of Vienne including a visit to the Roman amphitheatre and uncover the history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. Alternatively, join your local guide for a cycling tour. Back on board, perhaps take a masterclass in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire, or simply relax and view the beautiful vistas as you cruise to Lyon. (B/L/D)
6
Lyon
Freechoice: Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France. Freechoice: Walk Lyon’s hidden traboules, and visit Notre Dame Basilica with fabulous views of the city. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges, or join a guided bike ride to Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo. Scenic Culinaire is available this afternoon. Learn how to cook a regional delicacy on board with our local experts. (B/L/D)
7
Mâcon - Chalon-sur-Saône
Freechoice: Travel to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais, where you’ll enjoy a tasting of the region’s delicious wines. Alternatively, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey. Perhaps join a lesson in Scenic Culinaire or simply soak in the landscapes of the famous Burgundy region, straddling the shores of the Saône River as you spend a leisurely afternoon cruising to Chalon-sur-Saône. (B/L/D)
8
Chalon-sur-Saône - Paris
After breakfast, drive through the beautiful Île-de-France region to Paris where you’ll be staying in one of the city’s luxury hotels. (B)
9
Paris
After breakfast it’s time to bid a fond adieu and transfer to Paris airport. (B)
Scenic Inclusions
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River Cruise Inclusions
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Enrich experience
  • Your choice of Freechoice activities
  • Exclusive Scenic Culinaire
  • 1 Sundowners event
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
  • 21 meals – 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
Scenic Freechoice
  • Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, 'Freechoice' offers a diverse range of sightseeing, activities and dining for you to choose from. And of course, they're all included.
  • All Scenic guests are unique so we appreciate that different people may want different levels of pace during your trip. Perhaps plan to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo or know you can truly unwind throughout.
Scenic Enrich
  • All-inclusive, exclusive, unique. Scenic's 'Enrich' encounters take you behind the scenes to enjoy moments inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Enrich experiences will take you to the cultural heart of life that has been established over centuries around the waterways of Europe.
  • Scenic's Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of diverse and thrilling moments that will become highlights of your cruise. From great seats of learning to traditional country ways of life, step into a truly memorable experience.
  • Enrich encounters will be indicated in the itinerary.
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
River Cruise Inclusions
  • Scenic Enrich: Unforgettable and exclusive once-in-a-lifetime experiences
  • Scenic Freechoice: A choice of wonderful activities throughout your journey
  • Scenic Sundowners: Exclusive hosted drinks in some of Europe's most beautiful locations
  • 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships, featuring Balcony suites including a Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day plus complimentary mini-bar, fully restocked daily
  • Up to five dining options – from casual to fine dining
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade GPS for self-guided touring and on board commentary*
  • Wellness and fitness area featuring an innovative Salt Therapy Lounge*
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles*
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist, plus expert local guides
  • Butler & Laundry service for all guests
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Return airport transfers, at your convenience
Scenic Freechoice
  • You can choose between a vast range of activities and sightseeing experiences, ensuring you only see what you want to see and do what you want to do, at a tempo that suits you.
  • With additional options available, there is a wealth of choice in all locations, whichever cruise or tour you decide on. From history to culture, food to nature, there's something for everyone.
Scenic Enrich
  • All-inclusive, exclusive, unique. Scenic's 'Enrich' encounters take you behind the scenes to enjoy moments inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Enrich experiences will take you to the cultural heart of life that has been established over centuries around the waterways of Europe.
  • Scenic's Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of diverse and thrilling moments that will become highlights of your trip. From private concerts in opulent castles to dinner in beautiful palaces, our Scenic Enrich experiences are one-of-a-kind and only for Scenic guests.
  • Enrich encounters will be indicated in the itinerary.
Trip Notes
  • *Not available on all ships.
  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.
Scenic
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Budget: Luxury & Premium
Airport Transfers: Included
Types: Tours, River Cruises & Small Ship Cruises
Average Age: 60+ years
Destinations: Worldwide
Scenic Sapphire Deck Plans
Category E
Standard Suite
Category D
Standard Suite
Category C
Balcony Suite
Category BA
Balcony Suite
Category BS
Single Balcony Suite
Category BB
Balcony Suite
Category B
Balcony Suite
Category BJ
Junior Balcony Suite
Category A
Balcony Suite
Category PA
Balcony Suite
Category PP
Balcony Suite
Category P
Balcony Suite
Category RJ
Junior Balcony Suite
Category RA
Royal Suite
Category RS
Royal Panorama Suite
Category RO
Royal Owners Suite
Ship Profile
Jewel Deck
Sapphire Deck
Diamond Deck
Sun Deck
Scenic Sapphire Cabin Types
Standard Suite
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Category E & D (Standard Suite)

  • Stateroom size 15m2/160ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
Private Balcony Suite
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Category P, PA, PP, A, B, BB, BA & C (Private Balcony Suite)

  • Including Scenic 'Sun Lounge' - 19m2/205ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Beverage service in your private suite
  • Complimentary daily pressing for two pieces of clothing (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • Exclusive invitation to Table La Rive (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
Junior Balcony Suite
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Category RJ & BJ (Junior Balcony Suite)

  • Including Scenic 'Sun Lounge' - 23m2/250ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Beverage service in your private suite
  • Complimentary daily pressing for two pieces of clothing (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • daily delivery of afternoon canapés (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • Beverage and meal service in your private suite (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • Exclusive invitation to Table La Rive (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
Royal Panorama Suite
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Category RS (Royal Panorama Suite)

  • Including Scenic 'Sun Lounge' - 30m2/325ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Unlimited complimentary laundry service
  • Daily delivery of afternoon canapés
  • Complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml)
  • Morning delivery of newspapers
  • Beverage and meal service in your private suite
  • Packing and unpacking your luggage
  • Euro 200 per cabin on board credit
  • Private transfers in Europe*
  • Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive
  • Priority dining reservations
Royal Balcony Suite
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Category RA (Royal Balcony Suite)

  • Including Scenic 'Sun Lounge' - 29m2/315ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with upgraded bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Unlimited complimentary laundry service
  • Daily delivery of afternoon canapés
  • Complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml)
  • Morning delivery of newspapers
  • Beverage and meal service in your private suite
  • Packing and unpacking your luggage
  • Euro 200 per cabin on board credit
  • Private transfers in Europe*
  • Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive
  • Priority dining reservations
Royal Owner's Suite
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Category RO (Royal Owner's Suite)

  • One bedroom suite including Scenic Sun Lounge - 47m2/510ft2
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Scenic Sun Lounge
  • Marble bathrooms with upgraded bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Unlimited complimentary laundry service
  • Daily delivery of afternoon canapés
  • Complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml)
  • Morning delivery of newspapers
  • Beverage and meal service in your private suite
  • Packing and unpacking your luggage
  • Euro 200 per cabin on board credit
  • Private transfers in Europe*
  • Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive
  • Priority dining reservations
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Prices & Dates
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Have you booked a trip with Global Journeys previously? Thanks! Save an additional $50 per person (up to $100 per booking) off the trip of your choice (over 6 days in length). This saving is open for a period of 4 years from the date of last booking you made with Global Journeys.
Trip Starts Trip Ends Ship Retail Offer Save Our Price  
Monday
27 May 2019
Tuesday
04 Jun 2019
Scenic Sapphire

6,320

per person

178

per person

6,142

per person

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Monday
02 Sep 2019
Tuesday
10 Sep 2019
Scenic Sapphire

6,570

per person

185

per person

6,385

per person

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Monday
27 May 2019
Tuesday
04 Jun 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,605

per person

276

solo traveller

9,329

solo traveller

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Monday
02 Sep 2019
Tuesday
10 Sep 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,805

per person

282

solo traveller

9,523

solo traveller

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Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
Cat E (Standard Suite)  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 195
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 1,295
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,445
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 1,595
Cat B (Balcony Suite) $ 1,645
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,775
Cat PP (Balcony Suite) $ 1,845
Cat BJ (Junior Suite) $ 1,875
Cat P (Balcony Suite) $ 1,895
Cat RJ (Junior Suite) $ 2,345
Cat RA (Royal Suite) $ 3,495
Cat RS (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 3,595
Cat RO (Royal Owner’s Suite) $ 4,895
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