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Rhône Treasures - Wine Series

Arles to Lyon
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Trip Code: EUPCR08W
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Trip Highlights

Chateau des Fines Roches

Visit this estate in Chateauneuf-du-Pape known , where you will enjoy a wine tasting course with an oenologist

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

Map & Itinerary

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Arles to Lyon

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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 in Nice and transfer to your river ship in Arles.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

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  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit Les Baux-de-Provence, enjoy a hike in Camargue National Reserve, or visit a 'savon de Marseille' soap factory.


Explore the spectacular countryside surrounding the city of Arles on your chosen activity. Later, embark on a tour of Arles. Or, explore on your own.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit the Pont du Gard for a tour and tasting of local produce and wine, followed by a cocktail reception and be entertained by local musicians.


Travel to Château des Fines Roches in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, known for its full-bodied red wines. Here, learn all about Rhône Valley wines in a tasting course with an oenologist. Later, a memorable experience awaits.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit a truffle farm, tour the village of Garde-Adhémar and a nougat factory, or enjoy an onboard French lesson.


Your ship docks in Viviers today, from where you will join your chosen activity.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit Chapoutier winery, which has been producing some of the greatest wines in the Rhône Valley for the last 200 years. Enjoy a guided tour of the vineyard before a private wine tasting. Alternatively, perhaps hike up to the stunning Eden Park Garden, ride the Ardèche Steam Train through the Ardèche mountains, or enjoy an onboard chocolate demonstration.


Arrive in the twin towns of Tournon and Tain-l'Hermitage, where you have a choice of activities. Later, as you cruise to Vienne, perhaps take in an informative lecture about wines from the region from a local expert.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, indulge in a decadent gourmet feast at L’Abbaye de Collonges, founded by renowned Michelin-starred chef, the late Paul Bocuse.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Visit the village of Oingt, then head to a family-owned winery for a tour and tasting. Perhaps visit a local farm to meet the owner and sample an array of homemade products. Or visit Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne where you may wish to sample the local specialty - frog legs. Alternatively, enjoy a bike ride.


The charming town of Belleville is the ideal starting point for your chosen activity today.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

You may wish to take a city tour of Lyon, then learn all about the city’s silk trade with a visit to a local silk workshop. Alternatively, enjoy a guided culinary walk, taking in Lyon’s most famous fresh food market.


Arrive in Lyon, considered a culinary capital. Here, you have a choice of activities before a Farewell Dinner on board this evening.

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Be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

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