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Luxury

Rhône Treasures

8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUPC08
  • Luxury River Cruise
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Cocktails at the Pont du Gard

At the Pont du Gard aqueduct, a cocktail reception has been arranged, complete with live music by local musicians.

Decadent French Fare

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

Discover Avignon

Take a tour of the walled city of Avignon and visit the iconic Palace of the Popes. Later travel to Pont du Gard

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 8 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 6 locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 20 meals
  • Complimentary beverages served on board*
  • Expert APT Cruise Director
  • Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUPC08 2019

Lyon to Arles

Reverse Trip

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

Be met on arrival and transfer to your ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

Daily :
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After the day’s activity, enjoy a superb dinner experience at L’Abbaye de Collonges, founded by French chef, the late Paul Bocuse.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Today, perhaps choose to tour Lyon then visit a silk workshop. Otherwise, tempt your taste buds with a culinary tour.


Explore Lyon with a wonderful selection of activities for you to choose from.

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

In the Beaujolais region, perhaps visit a local farm for a tour and tasting or join in a bike ride. Otherwise, visit Oingt and a local winery.


The beauty of the Beaujolais region is revealed on today’s excursions.

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

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


Your ship arrives today in Tournon. Step ashore and set out on your experience. Later, re-join your ship and cruise onwards to Viviers.

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

Enjoy a truffle farm experience then visit Grignan Castle. Alternatively, visit Garde-Adhémar and a family-owned nougat factory, or take an onboard French lesson.


Once again, it’s up to you to decide how your day pans out. There are a number of memorable activities from which to choose from.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, visit the Pont du Gard for a tour and local produce tasting, followed by a cocktail reception accompanied by local musicians.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit the Palace of the Popes, or play some golf.


In Avignon, set out in one of two directions.

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

Tour Les Baux-de-Provence then visit an olive mill. Alternatively, enjoy a hike in Camargue National Reserve, or visit a 'savon de Marseille' soap factory.


The city of Arles and its surrounds is illuminated on your preferred activity. Later, join a tour of Arles or explore at your own pace.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

External view of Aria river ship cruising.
All-Inclusive River Ships

Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe with 7 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
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No matter which suite you choose, each offers a balance of luxury and intimacy. Plus, you'll always enjoy river views.

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