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Luxury

Colours of Provence

Avignon to Lyon
8 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EURC08
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in six destinations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 20 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Seven nights on a luxury river ship
  • Expert cruise director
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Dine at L’Abbaye de Collonges, founded by acclaimed French chef Paul Bocuse

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2021 EURC08
Avignon to Lyon

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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Your journey begins in Avignon today. Be met on arrival in Nice or Marseilles and transfer to your luxurious river ship. Tonight, enjoy a welcome reception.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Daily :
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Choose to see the ruins in Les Baux-de-Provence then visit an olive mill, where there’s a chance to sample olive oil straight from the press. Alternatively, you might like to set out on a tour of Arles and its Roman ruins.


After your morning activity, enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore Tarascon and perhaps check out the castle.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View of colourful street, France

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Explore the Palace of the Popes. Or, some of you might prefer a round of golf. Alternatively, journey to the Pont du Gard and admire this ancient Roman aqueduct.


Entering Avignon, you can’t help but be drawn to its imposing château, the Palace of the Popes. Set out on your preferred activity, followed by an afternoon at leisure to do as you please.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Join a farmer and his dogs to sniff out prized truffles, then visit Grignan Castle. Set atop a rocky hill, this fortified Renaissance castle is filled with exquisite artworks.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Take a ride on the Ardèche Steam Train, winding through the Doux gorge. For wine lovers, visit the historic Maison M. Chapoutier winery for a tasting. Otherwise, if you’d like to get active, enjoy a guided bike ride with a stop at the Valrhona Chocolate Factory for a little indulgence.


Enjoy the activity that appeals to you. Later, cruise to Vienne.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

A morning walking tour of Vienne reveals its spectacular Roman ruins, including a theatre and temple. Alternatively, hike to Mount Pipet for panoramic views of the town below.


Afterwards, the morning activity, it’s time to head back on board as your ship sets sail for Lyon. On arrival, discover the city on an orientation tour.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Dine at L’Abbaye de Collonges, founded by renowned chef, the late Paul Bocuse.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

See what makes the food in Lyon so famous on a discovery of the city’s fresh food market. Otherwise, explore the sights with a local guide or embark on a bike tour. You also have the option to visit the Beaujolais wine region.


Which way will our touring options take you? The choice is all yours. This evening we have a special culinary experience planned.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Buildings either side of a river reflecting in the calm still waters with a bridge spanning across on a bright sunny day

Your journey comes to an end as you disembark your ship in Lyon and transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home