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Luxury

Romantic Rhone & Seine

Arles to Paris
15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EURSC15
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 15 destinations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 41 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • 14 nights on a luxury river ship
  • Expert cruise director
  • Room service and laundry (select suites)
  • Dine at L’Abbaye de Collonges, founded by acclaimed French chef Paul Bocuse
  • Experience the glitz and elegance of an iconic Parisian Cabaret show at the Lido

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2021 EURSC15
Arles to Paris

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

Arrive in Arles, where 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, an Aria River Ship

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  • Dinner

Set out on a guided exploration of Arles this morning and admire the charming sun-baked buildings that inspired many of Van Gogh’s paintings. As you continue to Avignon, you can’t help but be drawn to its imposing château, the Palace of the Popes, which is also on today’s agenda. This incredible structure is one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in all of Europe.

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

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, enjoy a guided bike ride with a stop at the Valrhona Chocolate Factory for a little indulgence.


Choose how you’d like to spend your day.

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  • 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.


After your morning activity, 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

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, 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.


Spend the morning on your preferred activity and this evening on a Signature Experience.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Set out on a guided exploration of Tournus, including a visit to the Abbey of Saint Philibert. Alternatively, travel to Château Cormatin for a guided tour.


The day unfolds just the way you’d like it, thanks to a choice of activities on offer.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Beaune, an ancient town encircled by medieval ramparts. With its surrounding landscapes blanketed in grapevines, it comes as no surprise that Beaune is renowned for its production of fine Burgundy wines.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Leave your ship and travel to Le Creusot Montceau, where you’ll jump on a train bound for Paris. On arrival, your second vessel is waiting for you on the Seine.

Stay: Seven Nights, an Aria River Ship

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, a night of glittering feathers and sparkling lights awaits as you take in a Parisian Cabaret show at the Lido.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Get your fill of French food on a walking tour, soak up Montmartre and Sacré-Cœur, or the Palace of Versailles may prove to be just too tempting.


Spend the morning on your chosen activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Flood lit trees along the Champs-Élysées leading to the monument Arc de Triomphe

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps visit Château de la Roche-Guyon, or take an onboard Impressionist painting class.


The choice is yours when it comes to today’s touring.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Le Havre and step ashore to explore Honfleur, a lovely little port town.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Stay and explore, or head out on a World War II excursion to the beaches of Normandy. You might like to taste the fruits of the Pays de Caux region with a visit to a unique cider farm.


The old fishing village of Caudebec-en-Caux greets you with colourful buildings dotted along its harbour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

look back on World War I at the Somme Battlefields. Otherwise stay in the city and see the Notre Dame Cathedral and the square where Joan of Arc was martyred, or play a round of golf.


From Rouen, set out on your preferred activity. Tonight, come together for a gala farewell dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

See one of Monet’s greatest inspirations, the water lilies at his house and gardens in Giverny. Or take the scenic route, pedalling from the river all the way to Monet’s house.


Arrive in Vernon and set out on your choice of sightseeing experience.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight.

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  • 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