14 Day Spectacular South of France

Scenic River Cruise starting in Paris and finishing in Marseille

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 14 Day Spectacular South of France. There are no overnight sailings on this itinerary. There's no need, with so many beautiful sites in such marvellous proximity. That gives you the perfect opportunity to step out and explore whatever incredible destination your 5-star...read more
Overview
Operator: Scenic
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 14 Days
From: Paris to Marseille
Tour Code: FRCR.1
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: France
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$ 8,334
Per Person ($AU)
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1
Welcome to Paris
Celebrate the start of your holiday at this evening’s welcome reception and relax at one of our luxurious city central hotels.
2
Chalon-sur-Saône
Traverse the Île de France countryside on the TGV train to Dijon, known for its famous mustard exports. Enjoy an orientation tour and time at leisure before transferring to Chalon-sur-Saône where your friendly crew await to welcome you on board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. (B/D)
3
Chalon-sur-Saône - Tournus
Freechoice: Explore Beaune, including a visit to Les Hospices de Beaune. Alternatively, visit the estate of Château Meursault and taste some of the acclaimed wines from this premium estate located in the heart of the Burgundy region. (B/L/D)
4
Tournus - Mâcon
Freechoice: Experience Château de Cormatin, boasting beautiful gardens and water features. Or join the intelligent hounds and their owners in a nearby quaint village to locate and sample French truffles. Enjoy leisurely cruising to Mâcon this afternoon, or opt for a class in French cuisine in Scenic Culinaire on board. Alternatively, cycle from Tournus to Mâcon and meet the ship there. (B/L/D)
5
Mâcon
You’re sure to love Mâcon. Be fascinated by its history and delighted by the surrounding picturesque farming region acclaimed for its five wine appellations and gastronomy. Freechoice: Retrace the traditional life of the region on your visit to the Bresse Museum, or enjoy wine tasting in the celebrated Beaujolais region. Alternatively, visit Cluny, constructed around the great Benedictine Abbey. (B/L/D)
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Lyon
Awake today in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France Freechoice: Discover Lyon’s historic significance by traversing its hidden traboules, secret passageways dating back to the 4th century, and visit Notre Dame Basilica for views across Lyon. Alternatively, walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges. Or visit the exclusive culinary school of Paul Bocuse and perfect the art of French cuisine before sampling some of the delicious fare. You have the afternoon at leisure. Explore the city further or visit Scenic Culinaire and pick up a trick or two to add to your culinary prowess. Enrich: Experience the French extravaganza that is the can-can among other performances when you are treated to the exclusive gala spectacular, Scenic Rouge, under the big-top onshore this evening in Lyon. (B/L/D)
7
Tournon
Cruising from Lyon, take in the picturesque riverside panoramas as you glide effortlessly toward Tournon. If you are feeling more active you have the opportunity to cycle from Andance to Tournon. On arrival, enjoy a fun lecture on the French paradox and etiquette. Sundowners: Overlooking the Rhône, Tournon Castle is a must-see, both for its historic interest and breathtaking outlook. You’ll enjoy an afternoon aperitif on the terrace of the castle accompanied by local musicians. (B/L/D)
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Tournon - Viviers
Freechoice: Enjoy a unique wine tasting in the wine cave of Tournon Castle, or join a guided walk of Tain l’Hermitage including a tasting at Valrhona Chocolates. You could also enjoy a group bike ride along the Rhône to neighbouring villages, or hike Heritage Hill for a tasting of the region’s delicious varietals among the vines. Enrich: Enjoy scenic cruising to Viviers this afternoon. (B/L/D)
9
Viviers - Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Enjoy a walking tour of Viviers including an organ recital in the town’s cathedral. Freechoice: Explore the Ardèche National Park and immerse yourself in the Caverne du Pont-d’Arc Museum, or visit the aromatic Lavender Museum. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can canoe through one of Europe’s largest natural canyons, or drop into the beautiful provincial town of Grignan. (B/L/D)
10
Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Avignon
Freechoice: Sample the celebrated wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at a Côtes du Rhône vineyard or take a guided hike through the vines. Enjoy picturesque cruising to Avignon this afternoon where you’ll take a walking tour including a visit to the city’s architectural jewel, the Popes’ Palace. (B/L/D)
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Avignon:
Freechoice: Shop with a Chef at a local food market and cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire with your fresh ingredients. Alternatively, drop into the villages of the Luberon region including Gordes and l’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, or take an excursion to Uzès and Pont du Gard. Explore Avignon at leisure this afternoon. Enrich: Be treated to a truly unforgettable experience at the prestigious Popes’ Palace of Avignon. After the doors close to the general public, you’ll enjoy an exclusive gala dinner and classical concert in one of the grandiose rooms. (B/L/D)
12
La Camargue
Choices today include the spectacular La Camargue National Park. Freechoice: Take in the wild beauty of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and visit the Parc Ornithologique. Alternatively, visit the fortified Mediterranean village of Aigues-Mortes, or join a guided cycling tour to the Abbey of Saint-Roman cave monastery. Or for something more relaxed, stay on board for a Provençal soap-making workshop. This afternoon, relax on the Sun Deck while cruising roundtrip from Tarascon towards the Mediterranean Sea. Tonight, a Camargue gypsy band performs live on board. (B/L/D)
13
Tarascon
The town of Tarascon exudes a medieval charm. Freechoice: Explore the artistic heritage of Arles, and see the striking Arles Arena, or stop in at the pretty hilltop village of Les Baux before touring a charming family-run olive farm. Alternatively, pay a visit to Saint-Rémy and Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery where Van Gogh was held for a year. (B/L/D)
14
Tarascon - Marseille
All good things must end, and after enjoying a great breakfast, disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and transfer to Marseille airport, taking with you memories to last a lifetime. (B)
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Cruises on Sale: 275
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 Balcony Suite
Category RS
Royal Panorama Suite
Category RO
Royal Owners Suite
Ship Profile
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Standard Suite
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Category E & D (Standard Suite)

  • Stateroom size 160 sq ft/ 15 sq m
  • 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
Prices & Dates
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Sunday
07 Apr 2019
Saturday
20 Apr 2019
Scenic Sapphire

8,570

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236

per person

8,334

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21 Apr 2019
Saturday
04 May 2019
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9,070

per person

251

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8,819

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05 May 2019
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18 May 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,970

per person

278

per person

9,692

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02 Jun 2019
Saturday
15 Jun 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,970

per person

278

per person

9,692

per person

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16 Jun 2019
Saturday
29 Jun 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,970

per person

278

per person

9,692

per person

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30 Jun 2019
Saturday
13 Jul 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,670

per person

269

per person

9,401

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Sunday
14 Jul 2019
Saturday
27 Jul 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,670

per person

269

per person

9,401

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28 Jul 2019
Saturday
10 Aug 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,670

per person

269

per person

9,401

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11 Aug 2019
Saturday
24 Aug 2019
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9,670

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269

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9,401

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08 Sep 2019
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21 Sep 2019
Scenic Sapphire

10,170

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284

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9,886

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22 Sep 2019
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05 Oct 2019
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10,170

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284

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9,886

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06 Oct 2019
Saturday
19 Oct 2019
Scenic Sapphire

9,290

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258

per person

9,032

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Sunday
20 Oct 2019
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02 Nov 2019
Scenic Sapphire

8,570

per person

236

per person

8,334

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Sunday
07 Apr 2019
Saturday
20 Apr 2019
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13,465

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383

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13,082

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21 Apr 2019
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04 May 2019
Scenic Sapphire

14,165

per person

404

solo traveller

13,761

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05 May 2019
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18 May 2019
Scenic Sapphire

15,065

per person

431

solo traveller

14,634

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02 Jun 2019
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15 Jun 2019
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15,065

per person

431

solo traveller

14,634

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16 Jun 2019
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29 Jun 2019
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15,065

per person

431

solo traveller

14,634

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30 Jun 2019
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13 Jul 2019
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14,815

per person

423

solo traveller

14,392

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Sunday
14 Jul 2019
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27 Jul 2019
Scenic Sapphire

14,815

per person

423

solo traveller

14,392

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Sunday
28 Jul 2019
Saturday
10 Aug 2019
Scenic Sapphire

14,815

per person

423

solo traveller

14,392

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Sunday
11 Aug 2019
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24 Aug 2019
Scenic Sapphire

14,815

per person

423

solo traveller

14,392

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Sunday
08 Sep 2019
Saturday
21 Sep 2019
Scenic Sapphire

15,365

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440

solo traveller

14,925

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Sunday
22 Sep 2019
Saturday
05 Oct 2019
Scenic Sapphire

15,365

per person

440

solo traveller

14,925

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Sunday
06 Oct 2019
Saturday
19 Oct 2019
Scenic Sapphire

14,255

per person

407

solo traveller

13,848

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Sunday
20 Oct 2019
Saturday
02 Nov 2019
Scenic Sapphire

13,465

per person

383

solo traveller

13,082

solo traveller

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Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
Cat E (Standard Suite) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 325
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 2,795
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 3,295
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 3,395
Cat B (Balcony Suite) $ 3,495
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 3,595
Cat PP (Balcony Suite) $ 3,645
Cat P (Balcony Suite) $ 3,695
Cat BJ (Junior Suite) $ 3,795
Cat RJ (Junior Suite) $ 4,845
Cat RA (Royal Suite) $ 6,345
Cat RS (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 6,845
Cat RO (Royal Owner’s Suite) $ 7,695
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