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The Camargue and the Wild Rhone

3-Night Cruise from Martigues to  Lyon
Rhone cruise

Martigues to Lyon - 4 days (ROD)

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Ship - Van Gogh , Mistral , Camargue

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Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Martigues* (Embarkation Day)

Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Martigues at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabin, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew. Our ship will start sailing to Avignon.

*Note: Departure from Martigues subject to mooring port availability, if necessary departure may be from Port Saint Louis du Rhône.


Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit the Papal Palace, one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe.
DISCOVERY (additional fee): Hike along the Pont du Gard and visit to the museum. You'll leave by coach for the Pont du Gard, a true masterpiece of ancient architecture. We'll hike along the aqueduct trail, a 2-mile walk through the site with numerous viewing points. At the end of our trek, we'll visit the museum.

In the afternoon, join us for an excursion common for both classic and discovery excursions packages: tour of the Gorges de l’Ardèche by coach.

We’ll then return on board in Saint-Etienne-des-Sorts.. The ship will leave for Viviers. We'll remain in port overnight.


The morning will be spent cruising. Excursion common for both classic and discovery excursions packages: excursion to Vercors Regional Natural Park. We'll leave by coach towards Die, where you will visit a wine cellar and taste the famous Clairette de Die. Return on board in Tain-l'Hermitage. Tonight is our festival gala evening. We'll remain in port overnight.


Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Vienne, the Roman city.
DISCOVERY (additional fee): Explore Vienne on a Segway! After familiarizing yourself with your Segway, you'll set off on an original tour of this charming “Gallo-Roman” city known for its art and history.
Enjoy lunch before disembarking at 2:00 p.m. End of our services.


  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise ..
  • Until further notice, it is only possible to select one of the 2 excursions packages on offer. You will thus only be able to book the Classic Package (included in the cruise price), OR the Dynamic Package (requires an additional fee) . Please advise at the time of booking the excursion package you wish to choose.

2017 Departure Dates

Start City
Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing a twin cabin and the SINGLE PASSENGER rate.
From Martigues
Cruise Embarkation Date
Lower Deck Cabin w/ picture window - 2 twin beds
Upper Deck Cabin w/ picture window - 2 twin beds
Lower Deck Cabin w/ picture window - Single Traveler
Upper Deck Cabin w/ picture window - Single Traveler
May 22, 2017
Van Gogh
Jun 2, 2017
Van Gogh
Jul 7, 2017
Van Gogh
Aug 23, 2017
Van Gogh
Oct 4, 2017
Oct 23, 2017
Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Prices Include:

Accommodation in a double air conditioned cabin with shower and WC The cruise on full board from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day The drinks (water, wine, beer, fruit juices, coffee) during the meals on board only Drinks consumed at the bar (excluding champagne & drinks from the wine list) • Onboard entertainment The welcome cocktail The gala evening The assistance of our hostess on board • The Classic Excursions Package Port charges

Prices Do Not Include:

Individual arrival and departure (airfare; transfers) • Champagne ordered at the bar and all drinks on the wine list • The drinks taken while on excursions or transfers • The Discovery Excursions Package • Travel Cancellation Insurance • Gratuities • Personal expenses

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