• Avignon
  • Tournus
  • Vineyards

Provence Wine Regions

Sample legendary wines and admire impressive architecture in Avignon and Arles on this superb 7-night voyage along the Rhone with flights from Manchester

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7 Nights from £2686pp

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Cruise from Lyon along the Rhone through the beautiful wine-growing regions of Provence to Arles in the south of France.

See the vineyards and sample the wines of Beaujolais and Cote du Rhone wines. Discover Vienne's Roman history and cruise to Viviers to see the well-preserved medieval ruins.

Explore Grignan and discover the highlights of Avignon including the impressive Papal Palace and the magnificent Pont du Gard, before heading to Arles, home to a Romanesque cathedral, ancient theatre and impressive amphitheatre.

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Day 1 : UK - Lyon (France)

Fly from Manchester and embark Amacello. Welcome Dinner on board this evening. (D)

Day 2 : Lyon

Visit Fourviere Hill before joining a panoramic tour of Lyon with highlights including Place Bellecour with its equestrian statue of Louis XIV, Place des Terreaux with Bartholdi’s Fountain, and the Town Hall. Later, enjoy a guided walking tour around Old Lyon. Reminder of the afternoon is at leisure, and there is the option to join a guided bike ride through the city.

Day 3 : Collonges - Vienne

This morning, enjoy a tour through the Beaujolais wine region, also known as the Pays d'Or. Indulge in a wine tasting and learn more about the history of the region's wine production. Return to the ship in the afternoon and continue cruising towards Vienne. Free evening to explore on your own. (B,L,D)

Day 4 : Vienne - Tournon

Situated between the wine regions of Burgundy and Beaujolais, Vienne's Roman past can be seen in its magnificently preserved ruins. This morning, take a walking tour and see an ancient Roman temple, the ruins of a Roman theatre and the medieval Abbey Church of St. Pierre which is now an Archaeological Museum. Alternatively join the guided bike ride along the ViaRhona bike route or the guided hike up to the Mount Pipet Monastery. Your ship departs at midday for Tournon. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : Tournon

Today you can enjoy an indulgent chocolate and red wine pairing at Le Chateau de Tournon, or a hike followed by a wine tasting. Or perhaps discover the magnificent scenery of the Gorge du Doux on an exciting train car ride. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Avignon

This morning there are three excursions to choose from. Enjoy a guided walking tour in Avignon including the Papal Palace and the well-preserved medieval walls that surround the historic centre of the town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps take the excursion to the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct that is a masterpiece of engineering, or indulge in a Tastes of Provence. Later, there is an excursion to the hilltop village of Grignan for a visit to a truffle farm (forward itinerary only). (B,L,D)

Day 7 : Avignon - Arles

Arrive in Arles this morning and board a motor coach for an excursion to the village of Les Baux de Provence where the castle has a fascinating exhibit of medieval weapons, then visit an olive farm. Alternatively, take the Artist Experience tour to the Carrieres de Lumieres, a stone quarry that projects European artwork on its walls, and Saint Paul de Mausole Asylum where Van Gogh once lived and worked. Late afternoon choose between a city tour of Arles or a guided bike ride (forward itinerary only) through the Roman ruins. You may instead join a special walking tour which visits the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation (forward itinerary only). The ship moors overnight in Arles. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Arles - UK

Disembark AmaCello in Arles and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Leeds-Bradford. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin - most with French balconies
  • Return flights from Manchester and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner plus bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Special highights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, on board music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own and guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Port Charges
  • All local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Paris and Barcelona Extension Extend your cruise with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Paris from £880pp or a 3-night post-cruise stay in Barcelona from £740pp. Please contact us for details

Special Features

  • Special wine-themed itineraries:
  • 2019: 21, 28 Mar; 11 Apr; 22 Aug; 7, 14 Nov
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 19th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2686
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2686 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2907 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3426 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3574 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3648 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4537
    • Mar 26th - Arles to Lyon - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2760
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2760 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2981 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3500 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3648 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3722 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4611
  • April
    • Apr 2nd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2908
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2908 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3129 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3648 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3796 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3870 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4759
    • Apr 9th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3056
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3056 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3277 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3796 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3944 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4018 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4907
    • Apr 16th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3130
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3130 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3351 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3870 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4018 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4981
    • Apr 23rd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3204
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3204 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3425 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3944 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5055
    • Apr 30th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3278
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3278 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3499 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4018 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5129
  • May
    • May 7th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • May 14th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • May 28th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
  • June
    • Jun 4th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Jun 11th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Jun 25th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
  • July
    • Jul 2nd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Jul 9th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Jul 16th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Jul 23rd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Jul 30th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
  • August
    • Aug 6th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Aug 13th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Aug 20th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Aug 27th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3426
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3426 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3647 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4388 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5277
  • September
    • Sep 3rd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3426
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3426 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3647 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4388 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5277
    • Sep 17th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3426
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3426 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3647 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4388 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5277
    • Sep 24th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3426
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3426 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3647 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4388 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5277
  • October
    • Oct 1st - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3426
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3426 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3647 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4388 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5277
    • Oct 8th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3352
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3352 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3573 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4314 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5203
    • Oct 15th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3278
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3278 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3499 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4018 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4240 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5129
    • Oct 22nd - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3204
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3204 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3425 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3944 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4092 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4166 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5055
    • Oct 29th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £3056
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3056 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3277 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3796 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3944 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4018 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4907
  • November
    • Nov 5th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2908
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2908 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3129 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3648 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3796 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3870 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4759
    • Nov 12th - Lyon to Arles - Sailing on: AmaCello From: £2834
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B French Balcony Cat A French Balcony Suite French Balcony
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £2834 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3055 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3574 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3722 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £3796 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £4685

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