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The valleys of the Rhone & Saone & dinner at Paul Bocuse's restaurant

4-Night Cruise Lyon to Lyon

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Lyon to Lyon (LLY) - 5 days

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Ship - Van Gogh

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Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Lyon (Embarkation Day)

We board in Lyon around 6:00pm at the Claude Bernard Quay and settle into our cabins. We are introduced to the crew over a welcome cocktail before dinner on board and an evening of entertainment. We moor for the night.

Day 2: Lyon - Tain L'Hermitage

Full board on board. Morning spent cruising along the Rhône Valley, passing by the Côte-Rôtie, Condrieu, Château Grillet and St. Joseph vineyards. Arriving in Tain l'Hermitage around 2:00 p.m., where the best-known of the local wines, the renowned Hermitage vineyards, are located on the hill overlooking the town. Wine tasting in one of the fine wine cellars, where you can taste some of the famous wines of the region. Evening of dancing. Overnight.

Day 3: Tain L'Hermitage - Vienne - Lyon - Collonges

Full board. Cruise to Vienne, arriving in the early morning. Guided walking tour of Vienne. The richness and diversity of its history have made Vienne one of the top towns recognized as a Town of Art and History. Departure around 11:00 a.m. towards Lyon. Arriving early in the afternoon. Guided visit of the city, its cobbled streets and alleyways show you famous architectural treasures beautifully renovated. Stop with the boat beside the Paul Bocuse restaurant at Collanges au Mont d'Or. Transfer by coach to the Abbey of Collonges*, the impressive reception hall of Paul Bocuse. Dinner in the purest French culinary tradition. Return on board around midnight

*NOTE: the dinner in the Abbey or restaurant of Paul Bocuse is dependent on the final number of passengers on board.

Day 4: Collonges - Macon - Belleville - Lyon

Full board on board. Cruise during the night towards Mâcon. Arriving in Mâcon early morning. Free time to visit the heart of the city, dotted with fine old town houses and mansions. At the end of the morning, cruise to Belleville, excursion into the Beaujolais vineyards: Morgon, Villé, Brouilly and many more. Wine-tasting in the “Hameau du Vin”, a state-of-the-art wine museum unique in Europe. During our excursion, the boat continues cruising to Trévoux, where we'll return on board. Cruise to Lyon. Gala evening on board. At the end of the evening, we'll arrive in Lyon in time to admire the beautifully illuminated façades of the buildings that line the banks of the Saône River. Overnight in Lyon.

Day 5: Lyon (Disembarkation Day)

We have buffet breakfast on board before disembarking around 9:00am. End of our journey.


  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise .

2016 Departure Dates

Start City
Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing a twin cabin and the SINGLE PASSENGER rate.
From Lyon
Cruise Embarkation Date
Lower Deck Cabin w/ picture window - 2 twin beds
Upper Deck Cabin w/ picture window - 2 twin beds
Lower Deck Cabin w/ picture window - Single Traveler
Upper Deck Cabin w/ picture window - Single Traveler
April 15, 2016
Van Gogh
Oct 2, 2016
Van Gogh
Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Prices Include:

Accommodation in a double air-conditioned cabin with shower and WC • Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to the breakfast of  the last day • Drinks included with onboard meals (wine, water, beer, fruit juices and coffee) • Open bar (excluding champagne & drinks from the wine list) • Welcome cocktail • Entertaiment onboard • The Gala Evening • The assistance of our hostess on board • The shore excursions mentioned in the itinerary Port taxes

Prices Do Not Include:

Individual arrival and departure (airfare; transfers) • Champagne at the bar and drinks on the wine list • Drinks served during transfers or excursions • Travel Cancellation Insurance • Gratuities • Personal expenses

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