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Luxury

Colours of Provence with Barcelona

Barcelona to Lyon
11 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EURCBL11
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Decadent French Fare

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

Historic Avignon

Uncover the wonders of this medieval city your way, with a choice of sightseeing to suit your taste.

Lyon Your Way

Discover the cultural wonders of Lyon as you embark on a sightseeing adventure of your choice.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Unique experiences in up to 8 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 25 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Butler, room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Transfers, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EURCBL11 2021
Barcelona 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™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Whimsical architecture, a quirky cultural scene and punchy Catalan cuisine. What’s not to love about Barcelona? You are transferred to your hotel where a relaxing evening is just the ticket after your journey across hemispheres.

Stay: Three Nights, Barcelona, Hotel El Palace

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Start with a before-hours visit to Casa Vicens, the first house designed by Antoni Gaudí and considered one of the first Art Nouveau buildings.


After your Signature Experience, see the Sagrada Família, then continue past city sights like the Barrio Gotico and Las Ramblas. This evening, come together to share a welcome dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Montserrat, where you will board a cogwheel train to the peak of Montserrat. Afterwards, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Back in the city, the evening is free for you to explore as you please. Maybe try the local dining scene.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain

Journey to southern France with a pit-stop in the medieval town of Perpignan. In Avignon, your elegant vessel is waiting. Tonight’s welcome reception is the perfect way to get to know everyone, including your cruise director and crew.

Stay: Seven Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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 guided exploration of Arles and its Roman ruins.


The choice is yours when it comes to today’s sightseeing. The afternoon has been set aside for you to explore Tarascon at your own pace. Be sure to check out its castle – the enormous towers and drawbridge are sure to impress.

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Entering Avignon, you can’t help but be drawn to its imposing château, the Palace of the Popes, which is on today’s agenda. Though some of you may prefer a round of golf. Alternatively, journey to the Pont du Gard and admire this ancient Roman aqueduct.


Choose how you’d like to spend your morning. You will then have the afternoon at leisure to do as you please.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today you will join a farmer and his dogs to sniff out prized truffles. The limestone soil in the south of France provides the perfect growing conditions for this rare delicacy. Afterwards, visit Grignan Castle. Set atop a rocky hill, this fortified Renaissance castle is filled with exquisite artworks.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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.


The choice is yours when it comes to today’s sightseeing. Later, cruise to Vienne.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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.


Choose how you spend your morning. Afterwards, it’s time to head back on board as your ship sets sail for Lyon. On arrival, become acquainted with this picturesque city during an orientation tour.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Bridge across the Saone River in Lyon, France

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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


Select from a range of sightseeing options on offer in Lyon then enjoy a Signature Experience this evening.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Ama Reina cruising along Rhine river

All-Inclusive River Ships

Enjoy a luxurious and carefree discovery of Europe with 7 nights aboard an all-inclusive Concerto 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.

Twin Balcony Suite.

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

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family