Idyllic Rhône

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Idyllic Rhône

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River View
$5,935
Balcony
$7,470
Suite
$9,549
* Port charges, taxes and fees included
 Cruise Length
8 Days
 Cruise Starts
Lyon
 Cruise Finishes
Marseille
8 Day Idyllic Rhône Itinerary (Scenic)
Countries Explored: France
 Cruise Length
8 Days
 Cruise Starts
Lyon
 Cruise Finishes
Marseille
8 Day Idyllic Rhône Itinerary (Scenic)
Countries Explored: France
Cruise Line:
River Ship
Departures
Passengers
149
Crew
57
Launched
2009
Refurbished
2017
Cruise Code
FCCC-1
Cruise Line:
River Ship
Departures
Passengers
149
Crew
57
Launched
2009
Refurbished
2017
Cruise Code
FCCC-1

Overview

The wonderful Rhône Valley will set your senses alight with the multitude of experiences on offer during your cruise. Discover why this region is famous for its beauty, cuisine and architecture. Commence your journey in Lyon and board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship for your cruise along the Rhône and Saône rivers, before ending your journey in Tarascon. Cruise past picturesque villages and beautiful towns and drift through a land of resplendent castles and awe-inspiring cathedrals.
The wonderful Rhône Valley will set your senses alight with the multitude of experiences on offer during your cruise. Discover why this region is famous for its beauty, cuisine and architecture. Commence your journey in Lyon and board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship for your cruise along the Rhône and Saône rivers, before ending your journey in Tarascon. Cruise past picturesque villages and beautiful towns and drift through a land of resplendent castles and awe-inspiring cathedrals.

Itinerary

Arrive in Lyon where you’ll be warmly welcomed on board your Scenic Space-Ship. (D)

Set on the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, Lyon is renowned as the gastronomic heart of France. Freechoice: Walk Lyon’s hidden traboules, then continue to Notre Dame Basilica, which offers fabulous views across the city or join a guided bike ride to Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo. Alternatively, learn about Lyon’s rich heritage in silk production, that dates back almost five centuries, during a silk painting workshop, or walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges. This afternoon set sail for Mâcon. Watch the scenery float by from the sun deck or Panorama Lounge, relax in the Wellness centre or perhaps take a lesson in French cookery in Scenic Culinaire. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Travel to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais, and enjoy a tasting of the region’s wines. Or, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit Château de Cormatin, where you can admire the castles gilded rooms, surrounding moat and water features, as well as the perfectly manicured gardens. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Take a walking tour in Vienne including a visit to the Roman amphitheatre and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. Or, for the more active, take in the picturesque landscapes of this region on a guided cycling tour of Vienne and neighbouring villages where you will see an abundance of evidence of the city’s glory days as a Roman city. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: This morning, enjoy a walking tour of the ancient town of Viviers, nestled between hill and river, and visit its imposing cathedral. Alternatively, visit the beautiful provincial town of Grignan for a guided tour and a visit to the Château, before enjoying some time at leisure to explore on your own. Scenic Culinaire will be hosting a lesson in French cuisine this afternoon. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Shop with a Chef at the market then cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon’s architechtural wonder, the Pope’s Palace, where you will see the impressive architecture and grand halls that we once home to several popes. Alternatively, take an excursion to Pont du Gard, the impressive ancient Roman aqueduct, or sample the celebrated wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at a Côtes du Rhône vineyard. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore on your own. Enrich: After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Palais des Papes, you’ll be invited for an exclusive concert inside this elegant 14th century palace. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, surounded by incredible rock formations, picturesque olive groves and vineyards, and drop into a local olive farm to enjoy a tasting of its produce. Alternatively, visit the city of Arles, home to many impressive Roman ruins including the Arles Arena, which you will visit on your guided tour. (B/L/D)

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to Nice airport for your onward journey. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions (B)

Arrive in Lyon where you’ll be warmly welcomed on board your Scenic Space-Ship. (D)

Set on the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, Lyon is renowned as the gastronomic heart of France. Freechoice: Walk Lyon’s hidden traboules, then continue to Notre Dame Basilica, which offers fabulous views across the city or join a guided bike ride to Lyon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo. Alternatively, learn about Lyon’s rich heritage in silk production, that dates back almost five centuries, during a silk painting workshop, or walk the cobblestone paths in the medieval hilltop town of Pérouges. This afternoon set sail for Mâcon. Watch the scenery float by from the sun deck or Panorama Lounge, relax in the Wellness centre or perhaps take a lesson in French cookery in Scenic Culinaire. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Travel to the ‘Golden Stone’ region of Beaujolais, and enjoy a tasting of the region’s wines. Or, explore charming Cluny, built around the great Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit Château de Cormatin, where you can admire the castles gilded rooms, surrounding moat and water features, as well as the perfectly manicured gardens. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Take a walking tour in Vienne including a visit to the Roman amphitheatre and uncover the fascinating history of this quaint riverside town, once conquered by Julius Caesar. Or, for the more active, take in the picturesque landscapes of this region on a guided cycling tour of Vienne and neighbouring villages where you will see an abundance of evidence of the city’s glory days as a Roman city. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: This morning, enjoy a walking tour of the ancient town of Viviers, nestled between hill and river, and visit its imposing cathedral. Alternatively, visit the beautiful provincial town of Grignan for a guided tour and a visit to the Château, before enjoying some time at leisure to explore on your own. Scenic Culinaire will be hosting a lesson in French cuisine this afternoon. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Shop with a Chef at the market then cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon’s architechtural wonder, the Pope’s Palace, where you will see the impressive architecture and grand halls that we once home to several popes. Alternatively, take an excursion to Pont du Gard, the impressive ancient Roman aqueduct, or sample the celebrated wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at a Côtes du Rhône vineyard. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore on your own. Enrich: After the doors close to the general public at Avignon’s prestigious Palais des Papes, you’ll be invited for an exclusive concert inside this elegant 14th century palace. (B/L/D)

Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, surounded by incredible rock formations, picturesque olive groves and vineyards, and drop into a local olive farm to enjoy a tasting of its produce. Alternatively, visit the city of Arles, home to many impressive Roman ruins including the Arles Arena, which you will visit on your guided tour. (B/L/D)

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to Nice airport for your onward journey. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions (B)

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Saturday 27 Aug 2022
Saturday 03 Sep 2022
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River View
$6,218View Cabins
Balcony
$7,786View Cabins
Suite
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Unavailable
Saturday 27 Aug 2022
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River View
$11,946View Cabins
Balcony
$15,082View Cabins
Suite
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Friday 21 Apr 2023
Friday 28 Apr 2023
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River View
$5,935View Cabins
Balcony
$7,470View Cabins
Suite
$7,965View Cabins
Friday 14 Jul 2023
Friday 21 Jul 2023
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River View
$6,133View Cabins
Balcony
$7,668View Cabins
Suite
$8,757View Cabins
Sunday 27 Aug 2023
Sunday 03 Sep 2023
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River View
$6,282View Cabins
Balcony
$7,816View Cabins
Suite
$8,311View Cabins
Friday 21 Apr 2023
Friday 28 Apr 2023
Ship Scenic Sapphire
River View
$11,623View Cabins
Balcony
$8,658View Cabins
Suite
$15,929View Cabins
Friday 14 Jul 2023
Friday 21 Jul 2023
Ship Scenic Sapphire
River View
$12,019View Cabins
Balcony
$8,856View Cabins
Suite
$17,513View Cabins
Sunday 27 Aug 2023
Sunday 03 Sep 2023
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River View
$12,316View Cabins
Balcony
$9,004View Cabins
Suite
$16,622View Cabins
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