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Gastronomy and viticulture enthusiasts, this cruise between Rhône and Saône will seduce you. From the Rhone Valley to the Beaujolais vineyards, through the vineyards of Côte Rôtie and the terroir of Condrieu, go for a discovery tour with tastings that will tantalize your palate.

Detailed Itinerary

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight's dinner will be followed by an evening of entertainment.

Meal: Dinner

We'll begin to cruise early in the morning, heading along the Rhône valley, passing the vineyards of Côte Rôtie, Condrieu, Château Grillet and Saint-Joseph. We'll reach Tain-l'Hermitage where a chapel seems to be guarding the valley from the top of the hills. Join us for an optional excursion to a cellar for a wine-tasting session*. Enjoy an evening of dancing.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

We'll cruise towards Vienne, reaching it early in the morning. When we arrive, join us for an optional guided tour on foot of this rich and diverse city. We'll then continue cruising to Lyon and arrive early in the afternoon. Enjoy some free time on your own or take part in our guided tour of the old town and discover the "traboules”, types of passageways that are typical of the city. In the evening, gastronomic dinner included at the Abbaye de Collonges - Paul Bocuse(2). We'll return on board around midnight.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Enjoy time at leisure in Mâcon this morning. We'll start sailing towards Belleville. Join us for an optional excursion through the Beaujolais vineyards and indulge in a wine-tasting session* at the "Hameau Duboeuf", a unique state-of-the-art wine museum in Europe. We'll cruise towards Lyon. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening. Later this evening, we'll get to admire the beautifully illuminated buildings that line the banks of the river Saône.

Meal: Breakfast

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Meal: Breakfast


Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - welcome cocktail with an Alsatian twist - grand gastronomic dinner prepared by Marc Haeberlin of the Auberge de l'Ill in Illhaeusern - presentation by the sommelier Serge Dubs - excursions mentioned in the program - assistance from our onboard multilingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.


Drinks - the optional excursion (book and pay on board or at the travel agent) - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.


*Price based on double occupancy.

Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20% (On request).

The ship available for this cruise is MS Mistral.

Accommodation available for Pre and Post Cruise on request.

No shore excursion on the non listed days (Rates available on request).

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Cruise Highlights

    • Dinner at the Abbey of CollongesPaul Bocuse's temple of gastronomic excellence
    • Optional excursions:
      • Wine-tasting* in a cellar of Tain L'Hermitage
      • Vienne, ancient Roman city
      • Lyon and its peculiar "traboules"
      • Wine-tasting* in the Beaujolais vineyards
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Trip Highlights


Fixed Departure
30 Oct, 2024

AUD 1,933 P P twin share

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