Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
30 Oct 2021
Lyon
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Welcome to Lyon. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the ship where you will be welcomed by your Captain and crew. Tonight enjoy a welcome reception and dinner on board. Meals included: Dinner
DAY 2
31 Oct 2021
Chalon-Sur-Saone
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Chalon–Sur–Saone is best known as the birthplace of photography and the center of Burgundy’s wine region. Travel by road to the quaint village of Beaune, where we visit the Hospices de Beaune, one of the finest examples of French fifteenth–century architecture. Marvel at the multi–colored roofs of this former hospital, now a museum, which has become one of the symbols of Burgundy. Return to the ship for lunch, and then depart this afternoon for Macon arriving in the evening. EmeraldPLUS: Cheese and olive tasting on board EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike tour from Tournus to Macon. This tour is only possible on the Lyon to Arles direction Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 2
31 Oct 2021
Beaune
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Chalon–Sur–Saone is best known as the birthplace of photography and the center of Burgundy’s wine region. Travel by road to the quaint village of Beaune, where we visit the Hospices de Beaune, one of the finest examples of French fifteenth–century architecture. Marvel at the multi–colored roofs of this former hospital, now a museum, which has become one of the symbols of Burgundy. Return to the ship for lunch, and then depart this afternoon for Macon arriving in the evening. EmeraldPLUS: Cheese and olive tasting on board EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike tour from Tournus to Macon. This tour is only possible on the Lyon to Arles direction Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
01 Nov 2021
Lyon
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Lyon is France’s third largest city, a former Roman capital positioned at the confluence of the Rhone and Saone rivers, which is steeped in history. Today be part of the guided tour of Lyon, which starts with a drive to the Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, Lyon’s hilltop church, with stunning views over the town. Then pass by the recently re–discovered Roman amphitheatre and walk through the cobbled streets of the gastronomic old town including the secret laneways. This evening sail north through the beautiful Beaujolais region. Discover More: Visit to Perouges (extra expense) Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
02 Nov 2021
Tournon
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Join your local guide for a walking tour of Tournon, which is dominated by the 16th century castle and roman ruins, and is nestled in the valley near the steep slopes of le Massif Central, France's 3rd largest mountain range. The area has a long tradition in wine making, including the renowned wine growing centre of Tain l'Hermitage across the river. EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike tour to Glun OR Guided hike tour through vineyards EmeraldPLUS: Regional wine taste on board Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
03 Nov 2021
Viviers
DAY 6
04 Nov 2021
Avignon
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Avignon has a rich history from Celtic beginnings to being the residence of the Popes and later central to the French Revolution. Although a fortified town, it is the Papal Palace which stands more secure on a hill in the centre of town; its walls are 17–18 feet thick. Your walk with a local guide takes you through this historic centre with its cobbled laneways and shops, overlooking the famous 'Pont d’Avignon'. The rest of the day is at leisure. EmeraldACTIVE: Yoga Lesson on Board EmeraldPLUS: Provencal dinner on board hosted by a popular local chef Discover More: Excursion to Pont du Gard (extra expense) Due to uneven surfaces, this excursion is best enjoyed by those with an Active Fitness Level
DAY 7
05 Nov 2021
Arles
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Sail into the Camargue wilderness region to the capital of Provence, Arles where you will join your local guide for a walking tour showcasing the highlights of the city in particular the exterior of the 2000 year old Roman Amphitheatre still in use today, which was originally built to hold 20,000 spectators in the style of the Colosseum in Rome. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax on board and explore Arles further. Discover More: Excursion to Les Baux de Provence (extra expense) Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
06 Nov 2021
Arles
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After breakfast disembark your river cruise ship in Arles, transfer to Marseille Airport for your onward or homebound flight. If flying out of Marseille, please book your flights to depart between 11am and 4pm. Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change. Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 8
06 Nov 2021
Marseille

*This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf.

What's Included

plane Return flights from the UK Return flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks Wine beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board Wine beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board
complimentry tea and coffee Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day
bottled water Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
itineraries Choice of shore excursions in every port of call Choice of shore excursions in every port of call
bicycles Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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30 Oct 2021
7 Nights

£2449pp
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DATE SHIP PRICES FROM PP
12 Jun 2021 Emerald Liberté £2389
26 Jun 2021 Emerald Liberté £2389
10 Jul 2021 Emerald Liberté £2199
24 Jul 2021 Emerald Liberté £2199
07 Aug 2021 Emerald Liberté £2199
21 Aug 2021 Emerald Liberté £2199
04 Sep 2021 Emerald Liberté CALL
18 Sep 2021 Emerald Liberté £2389
02 Oct 2021 Emerald Liberté CALL
16 Oct 2021 Emerald Liberté £1799
02 Apr 2022 Emerald Liberté CALL
16 Apr 2022 Emerald Liberté £1999
30 Apr 2022 Emerald Liberté £2539
14 May 2022 Emerald Liberté CALL
28 May 2022 Emerald Liberté £2589
11 Jun 2022 Emerald Liberté £2779
25 Jun 2022 Emerald Liberté £2589
09 Jul 2022 Emerald Liberté £2389
23 Jul 2022 Emerald Liberté £2389
06 Aug 2022 Emerald Liberté £2389
20 Aug 2022 Emerald Liberté £2589
03 Sep 2022 Emerald Liberté £2589
01 Oct 2022 Emerald Liberté £2429
15 Oct 2022 Emerald Liberté £2199
29 Oct 2022 Emerald Liberté £1999
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