• Lyon
  • Lyon
  • Vienne
  • Vienne
  • Avignon
  • Avignon

Beautiful Rhone

Enjoy the flavours of Provence on this all-inclusive holiday along the River Rhone through the South of France, with exclusive excursions, butler service and Manchester flights

Exclusive Yorkshire Cruise Club Package
7 Nights from £2695pp

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Save £500pp PLUS free private door-to-door transfers on 2019 dates! Private door-to-door transfers are within a 75 mile radius. Book by 30 Jun 2018. Enjoy a further £125pp discount if the balance is paid in full by 31 Oct 2018 (prices shown do not include further £125pp discount).

Cruise through picturesque landscapes of hilltop vineyards, lavender fields and ancient walled towns, sampling fine wines and culinary delights along the way.

Explore beautiful Macon, renowned for its wines and visit UNESCO-listed Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France. Discover the old Roman city of Vienne, enjoy a special scenic sundowner on the terrace of Castle Tournon, and see the sights of unspoilt ancient Viviers.

Visit medieval Avignon where you'll enjoy a unique Scenic Enrich experience as Virtuoso musicians perform in the Grand Tinel Room of the magnificent Popes' Palace. Continue to the beautiful Provencal town of Tarascon, from where you can explore Roman Arles, before this enchanting cruise comes to an end.

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Vineyards at Macon
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Day 1 : UK - Chalon sur Saone (France)

Fly from Manchester to Lyon. A representative will transfer you to your luxury ship. (D)

Day 2 : Macon

Admire the breathtaking scenery as you cruise to Macon, renowned for its wines. Perhaps visit the 'Golden Stone' region of Beaujolais and sample the wines or head to picturesque Cluny, built around a Benedictine Abbey. Back on board, you might like to join a cooking class in Scenic Culinaire. (B,L,D)

Day 3 : Lyon

UNESCO-listed Lyon is home to magnificent Renaissance buildings and known as the gastronomic capital of France. Explore the city's secret passageways and the magnificent Notre Dame Basilica or travel to the beautiful hilltop town of Perouges. Alternatively, enjoy a guided bike ride to the Botantical Gardens and Zoo. (B,L,D)

Day 4 : Vienne - Tournon

After a guided tour of Vienne, re-join the ship and enjoy an afternoon of leisurely cruising to Tournon. Perhaps take the opportunity to learn new cookery skills in Scenic Culinaire. This evening, there is a special sundowner experience on the terrace of Castle Tournon. Admire the stunning views with a cocktail in hand. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : Viviers - Avignon

This morning, join a guided tour of unspoilt Viviers during which you'll see the unique cathedral and magnificent ancient houses. Later, re-join the ship and cruise through a series of locks before arriving in Avignon. This evening, there will be a special performance on board by a French Chanson vocalist. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Avignon

Discover the spectacular Popes' Palace on a guided tour, head to picturesque Uzes and admire the famous Pont du Gard, or join the ship's chef on a visit to the local food market. Scenic Enrich: Virtuoso musicians will perform an exclusive concert in the stunning Grand Tinel Room of the Popes' Palace this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 7 : Tarascon

Admire the passing scenery as you cruise to the ancient fortified town of Tarascon. From here, you can explore Arles (2018) or the Arles Arena (2019) on a guided tour, visit the beautiful village of Les Baux and sample produce at an olive farm, or discover the spectacular Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery and picturesque Saint-Remy. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Tarascon - UK

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to Marseille airport for your return flight to Manchester. (B)

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 7-night all inclusive cruise on Scenic Sapphire
  • Return flights from Manchester and overseas transfers
  • Transfers to and from airport and ship
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottled water (Selected premium beverages not included)
  • Personal butler service with all cabins
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Included shore excursions (as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell dinners
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All port charges, airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty

Special Features

  • 11 Scenic FreeChoice options
  • Scenic Enrich: Special concert in the elegant Grand Tinel Room of the Popes' Palace in Avignon
  • Scenic Sundowner experience on the terrace of Castle Tournon
  • Opportunities to explore independently with your Scenic Tailormade device

2018 Departures

Tarascon to Chalon sur Saone

Ship: Scenic Sapphire Our Price From
Sep 05£3145

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

2019 Departures

Chalon sur Saone to Tarascon

Ship: Scenic Sapphire Our Price From
May 20£2745
Aug 26£2695

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Tarascon to Chalon sur Saone

Ship: Scenic Sapphire Our Price From
May 27; Sep 02£2745

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Price Information

  • Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a Cat E Standard Suite.
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • CAT D: £125pp
  • CAT C: £645pp
  • CAT BA/BB/B/BJ: £745pp/ £845pp/ £895pp/ £1345pp
  • CAT A: £895pp
  • CAT PA/PP/P: £945pp/ £1045pp / £1095pp
  • CAT RJ/RA/RS/RO: £1545pp/ £2195pp / £2195pp/ £2995pp
  • Some categories are not available on certain ships
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