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Luxury

Romantic Rhône and Seine

Arles to Paris
15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EURSC15
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Trip Highlights

Decadent French Fare

Savour glorious French cuisine at Michelin-starred chef Paul Bocuse's L'Abbaye de Collonges restaurant in Lyon

Grignan Castle Soiree

Attend a private cocktail reception at Grignan Castle, a vision of Renaissance beauty amid Provence's lavender fields

Chateau de Vascoeuil

Tour this beautiful castle, which houses 50 wonderful contemporary art sculptures, followed by a Cocktail Reception

Your Vacation Includes

  • Unique experiences in up to 14 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 9 locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 41 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • The services of an expert APT Cruise Director
  • Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

Map & Itinerary

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Arles to Paris

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Be met on arrival and transfer to your ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, one of APT’s luxurious Aria River Ships

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  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Tour the castle ruins in Les Baux-de-Provence then visit an olive mill. Alternatively, enjoy a hike in Camargue National Reserve to see wonderful birdlife, or visit a 'savon de Marseille' soap factory.


After your sightseeing, tour Arles or explore at your leisure.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Travel to the Pont du Gard, play some golf or take an onboard French lesson.


Visit the Palace of the Popes. Later, choose your sightseeing.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a tour of the incredible Grignan Castle, then enjoy a Cocktail Reception while sampling the local produce. The famous castle dates back to the 12th century, built on a rocky outcrop overlooking Grignan.


Disembark in Viviers today and head out with the dogs in search of truffles then enjoy a delicious tasting. Then enjoy your Signature Experience.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Hike through Eden Park Garden, ride the Ardeche Steam Train, or enjoy an onboard chocolate making demonstration.


After your sightseeing, cruise to Vienne.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, dine at L’Abbaye de Collonges, a famous restaurant owned by acclaimed French chef Paul Bocuse.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps visit a local farm before travelling to Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne. Or visit the village of Oingt and head to a winery for a tour and tasting.


Explore the Beaujolais region on your chosen activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Enjoy a tour of Lyon, embark on a culinary walk or take a guided bike ride.


Choose your sightseeing in Lyon.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Board a train to Paris. A local expert will take you on a discovery of this beautiful city today. See the Avenue des Champs Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe. Later, board your second river ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, be entertained by the incredible Bluebell Girls and Lido Boys of the extravagant Lido de Paris cabaret.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Choose from a culinary walking tour, discover charming Montmartre, or visit Versailles.


Select your sightseeing, then tonight, enjoy your Signature Experience.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to Giverny and visit Claude Monet’s house and gardens. Back on board, enjoy a Gala Dinner.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dock in Le Havre, where you will disembark your ship to discover Honfleur, Normandy's most charming port town.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps join a full day World War II excursion to Normandy, visit the stunning Pays d’Auge region or enjoy an onboard calvados and delicious cheese tasting.


Arrive in the charming old fishing village of Caudebec-en-Caux and choose your sightseeing.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Be welcomed at Château de Vascoeuil by the current owner. Take a tour of the beautiful castle and gardens, which houses a permanent exhibition of more than 50 wonderful contemporary art sculptures. You will then enjoy a private Cocktail Reception whilst you're entertained by local performers.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit the site of the Battle of the Somme today. Otherwise join a walking tour through Rouen and see Notre Dame Cathedral and the square where Joan of Arc was martyred. Alternatively, enjoy a round of golf.


Select your sightseeing then enjoy your Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Perhaps visit the ruins of Château Gaillard for views of the Seine River. Otherwise, take a leisurely excursion to Château de la Roche-Guyon, or partake in an onboard impressionist painting class.


Select your preferred sightseeing.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Full side view of Aria River ship exterior, cruising.
All-Inclusive River Ships

Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe with 14 nights aboard an all-inclusive Aria river ship

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Amazing Onboard Dining

Highlighting the exquisite local produce, there's always something new to savour in amazing onboard dining venues

Double bed and 2 arm chairs in the stateroom
Cruise in Luxury

No matter which suite you choose, each offers a balance of luxury and intimacy. Plus, you'll always enjoy river views

Virtual Tour

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.