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Luxury

Rhône Treasures

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Trip Code: EUPCLB11
  • Luxury River Cruise
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • 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.

French Cuisine At Its Finest

Dine at L’Abbaye de Collonges, a famous restaurant owned by acclaimed Michelin-starred French chef Paul Bocuse

Beautiful Barcelona

Enjoy a guided city tour, including the Sagrada Familia and Park Guell.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 10 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 6 locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 24 meals
  • Complimentary beverages on board your cruise*
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUPCLB11 2019

Lyon to Barcelona

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

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  • 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

From Arles, continue your journey to Barcelona, with a stop in Perpignan along the way.

Stay: Three Nights, Barcelona, Hotel El Palace

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy the quintessential Antoni Gaudí experience with a private tour of Casa Batlló before it is open to the public.


Set out on a guided tour of beautiful Barcelona. This evening, savour a Farewell Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hark back to 19th-century rail travel as you board the Montserrat Classic Express.

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  • Breakfast

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • 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

Stay in the Heart of Barcelona

Steps away from the popular Las Ramblas, stay surrounded by opulence in Hotel El Palace

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary