Enchanting Rhône

9 Day River Cruise from Paris to Marseille with Scenic

Begin your journey in Paris and cruise through to Marseille onboard the Scenic Sapphire and enjoy exclusive savings and cruise inclusions with Scenic and Global Journeys.

River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Paris
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Marseille
Ship Type
Ship Type
River Ship
1
Cruise Departures

Cabin Pricing

Inside Cabin N/A
Oceanview Cabin SOLD OUT
Balcony Cabin From $7,746 pp
Suite SOLD OUT
* Port charges, taxes, and fees included.
Cruise Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Ship Reviews:
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Cruise Itinerary

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1 Welcome to Paris
A world of wonder awaits you. Celebrate the start of your journey at one of the city’s luxury hotels.
2 Paris - Lyon
Depart Paris after breakfast and transfer via coach to Lyon where you’ll be warmly welcomed on board your Scenic Space-Ship. (B/D)
3 Lyon
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, 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)
4 Mâcon
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, boasting beautiful gardens and 17th century architecture. (B/L/D)
5 Vienne
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 bicycle. (B/L/D)
6 Viviers - Avignon
Freechoice: This morning, enjoy a walking tour of the ancient town of Viviers, nestled between hill and river, and visit its imposing cathedral or visit the beautiful provincial town of Grignan. Scenic Culinaire will be hosting a lesson in French cuisine this afternoon. (B/L/D)
7 Avignon
Freechoice: Shop with a Chef at the market then cook up a storm in Scenic Culinaire, or explore Avignon’s Palais des Papes. Alternatively, take an excursion to Uzès and 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)
8 Tarascon
Freechoice: Visit Les Baux, and drop into a local olive farm, or explore Saint-Rémy and Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery. Alternatively, visit Arles Arena on your tour of this once thriving Roman city. This afternoon is at your leisure. Perhaps explore the medieval charm of Tarascon on board an e-bike or stay on board for a Provençal Soap Making workshop. (B/L/D)
9 Tarascon - Marseille
After breakfast, disembark and transfer to Marseille airport. (B)

Scenic Sapphire

Ship Class
Ship Style
River Ship
Rivers
Rivers Explored
Europe, France
Passengers
Passengers
149
Crew
Crew
57
Year Launched
Launched
2009
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
2017
Scenic All Inclusive
Scenic All Inclusive
Scenic Space-Ships offer a truly all-inclusive luxury package. No hidden extras, just exceptional experiences. Read more
Scenic Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
These are hand-selected activities for you to choose from and enjoy at a pace that suits you. Read more
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
These are experiences that offer once-in-a-lifetime multi-sensory moments that are completely inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Read more
The Nth Degree
The Nth Degree
Scenic go above and beyond, making your trip a truly carefree, all-inclusive experience. Read more
Scenic Wellness
Scenic Wellness
You'll have access to a range of health and wellness amenities on board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship. Read more
Scenic Tailormade
Scenic Tailormade
You’ll find Scenic Tailormade invaluable and it always knows the story of where you are. Read more

Reviews (1)

9 Day Enchanting Rhône reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Worry free cruise in south of France”
- VIC, Australia Sep 2016 10 Helpful Votes

The cruise was very well organized by Scenic, the ship’s crew were very helpful and the shore excursions were very good with excellent local guides. Most helpful was the ‘Scenic Tailormade’ provided to every guest to use when ashore. This device enabled guide commentaries to be heard clearly no matter the distance from the guide and also made it possible to choose your own itinerary at your own pace with the use of Scenic’s GPS Guided Tour system. A particular highlight on the cruise was the guided...read more

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Tuesday 26 May 2020 Wednesday 03 Jun 2020 Sold Out
Friday 28 Aug 2020 Saturday 05 Sep 2020 Sold Out
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Friday 28 Aug 2020 Saturday 05 Sep 2020 Sold Out
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