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Luxury

Rhône Treasures

8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUPCR08
  • 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.

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 EUPCR08 2019

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 met on arrival and transfer to your ship.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

Daily :
  • 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.


Following your chosen experience in Arles, join a guided tour. You also have the option to explore at leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, travel to the Pont du Gard. Enjoy a guided tour and a tasting of local produce and wine, followed by a cocktail reception. Take in views of the ancient Roman aqueduct as you are entertained by local musicians.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Pay a visit to the Palace of the Popes, which served as a fortress, church and residence to the Popes that once governed the Christian world. Alternatively, play a round of golf on a course with stunning views.


Get to know Avignon on your chosen activity today.

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

Choose from a visit to a truffle farm. Alternatively, visit Garde-Adhémar and a family-owned nougat factory, or enjoy a French lesson on board your ship.


Personalise your time here thanks to a choice of activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, dine at the exquisite L’Abbaye de Collonges.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Hike up to Eden Park Garden, ride the Ardèche Steam Train, or enjoy an onboard chocolate demonstration. Continue cruising to Vienne.


There are a number of activities on offer here today.

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

In the Beaujolais region, perhaps visit a local farm or join in a bike ride through some stunning scenery. Another option is a visit to Oingt and a local winery.


The beauty of the region comes to light on today’s activities.

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

Enjoy a tour of Lyon or perhaps embark on a culinary walk.


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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, 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.

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

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