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Romantic Rhône and Seine

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

  • Unique experiences in up to 14 destinations
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Finest dining - a total of 41 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • Room service and champagne on arrival for select suites

Map & Itinerary

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Arles to Paris

Be met on arrival and transferred to your ship before a Welcome Reception tonight.

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

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Head to Les Baux-de-Provence for a tour of the castle ruins, then visit an olive mill and farm in Saint Rémy de Provence. Alternatively, embark on a tour taking you to the ancient Roman relics of Arles. Both groups will have an afternoon at leisure to further explore, before re-boarding the ship to enjoy a delicious dinner.

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A guided tour of Avignon today takes you to the Palace of the Popes. In the afternoon, travel to the Pont du Gard, a 50-metre-high Roman aqueduct.

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Disembark in Viviers today and head out with dogs in search of truffles then enjoy a delicious tasting. Later, embark on a tour of Grignan Castle, then enjoy a Cocktail Reception while sampling a delectable range of local produce. Re-board your ship later for dinner as you cruise towards Tournon and Tain-l’Hermitage.

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Today, visit Eden Park garden or ride the historic Ardèche Steam Train. Later, cruise to Vienne and explore at your leisure.

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Explore the Beaujolais region on your chosen activity. This evening, dine at L’Abbaye de Collonges, a restaurant owned by acclaimed chef, Paul Bocuse.

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Tour Lyon then visit a silk workshop, or learn why Lyon is known as the gastronomic centre of France on a culinary tour.

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Alight your ship in Lyon and board a train to Paris. On arrival, enjoy a guided city tour, including a special lunch at the Eiffel Tower. Later, board your river ship.

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

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Travel to Giverny and visit Claude Monet’s house and gardens. Later, dock in Vernon and enjoy an interactive visit to Château de Bizy as you wander the fountain gardens and enjoy a glass of sparkling wine. Back on board, enjoy a Gala Dinner.

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Arrive in the old fishing town of Caudebec-en-Caux and perhaps join a full day excursion in Normandy, tracing the events of D-Day – 6 June 1944. Alternatively, visit the beautiful Pays d’Auge region.

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Alight in Rouen and travel to the pretty port town of Honfleur, set on the southern side of the Seine’s estuary, for a tour.

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Visit the site of the Battle of the Somme today, or perhaps join a walking tour through medieval Rouen.

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Stop at the town of Les Andelys. Here, the more active may like to walk up to the ruins of Château Gaillard for views of the Seine River. Others may prefer a leisurely excursion to Château de la Roche-Guyon.

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Today, set out on a culinary walking tour, be guided through The Louvre, or visit charming Montmartre. This evening, dine at the famous Parisian cabaret, the Moulin Rouge.

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Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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