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Luxury

Rhône Treasures

8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUPCR08
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

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.

Decadent French Fare

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

Lyon Your Way

See what makes the food in Lyon so famous at fresh food market, or explore the sights with a local guide.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive experiences in 8 locations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 6 locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 20 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert cruise director
  • Room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map EUPCR08 2020
Arles to Lyon

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 transferred to your first river ship in Arles for your cruise along the Rhône River.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

Daily :
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Tour Les Baux-de-Provence then visit an olive mill or spot bird life as you walk through Camargue National Reserve.


Tour Arles with a local or choose to explore at your leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Explore the streets and sights of Avignon, including a visit to the Palace of the Popes, or play a round of golf. Alternatively, visit the Pont du Gard and discover this ancient Roman aqueduct.


Decide how to spend your day in Avignon thanks to our Freedom of Choice experiences.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Admire Avignon during your French River cruise with APT.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Visit a truffle farm. Alternatively, discover a family-owned nougat factory, or stay on board and take a French lesson.


Arrive in Viviers and set off on your preferred activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take a ride on the Ardèche Steam Train, visit Maison M. Chapoutier for a wine tasting, or enjoy a guided bike ride to the Valrhona Chocolate Factory.


From Tournon, there are a number of activities on offer. Later, cruise to Vienne.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Signature Experience

Later this evening, indulge in French cuisine at L’Abbaye de Collonges.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps visit a snail farm for a tasting, then discover the village of Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne. Or explore the village of Oingt, then sample Beaujolais wines.


Explore the Beaujolais region on your chosen activity.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Small church set amongst the vineyards of Beaujolais region, France

Get to know Lyon thanks to a selection of activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

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.

Cruise in Luxury

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

Our Tour Director Anja was just fabulous in every respect, friendly, professional, courteous, happy, informative.