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Into the Heart of Provence

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Into the Heart of Provence

From From £1,429 pp pp

Discover a region of fine wines, culture and medieval heritage. Experience wine tasting in the heart of Beaujolais or discover Lyon on this seven night cruise. After a day exploring Avignon you’ll also get the opportunity to explore the Camargue Nature Park and the Ardèche Valley.

What’s Included:

  • 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
  • VIP Door to Door UK travel service 
  • Return flights or Eurostar and transfers
  • Captain’s dinner and drinks reception
  • Wine with Dinner
  • Entertainment and activities on the ship
APT River Cruise Lyon, Rhone Valley
Day 1 - UK to Lyon

Fly to Lyon and embark Amadeus Provence. Tonight, enjoy a welcome reception and dinner on board before the ship begins cruising along the River Saône. During your cruise, you’ll travel along two of France’s mightiest rivers, the Saône and the Rhône, into the heart of Provence, one of Europe’s oldest inhabited regions with a fascinating Celtic, Greek and Roman heritage.

Dinner

Day 2 - Mâcon

Mâcon is famous for its wines and pastel-painted buildings. Optional excursions available include a tour of the town followed by a Beaujolais wine tasting. This afternoon you can join a fascinating optional visit to Cluny Abbey.

Day 2 - Mâcon

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Chalon-sur-Saône to Tournus

Spend the morning at leisure in historic Chalon-sur-Saône. It has an attractive old quarter of medieval half-timbered houses that surround the church of St Vincent. Optional excursions include the ancient walled city of Beaune this morning, and an afternoon excursion to Brancion and the magnificent castle of Cormatin. You’ll rejoin the ship in Tournus.

Day 3 - Chalon-sur-Saône to Tournus

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Lyon

Lyon not only marks the meeting of the Saône and Rhône Rivers, but is also the gastronomic capital of France. Find out more on an optional sightseeing tour this morning. During lunch the ship will depart for Avignon, cruising throughout the afternoon and overnight.

Day 4 - Lyon

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Avignon

Your next destination is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Avignon. You can experience the city’s highlights on an optional morning walking tour or later this afternoon you may like to join an optional excursion to see the Pont du Gard, the Roman stone-built aqueduct. As Amadeus Provence moors here overnight, there will be time after dinner to wander the narrow streets of the city’s old quarter.

Day 5 - Avignon

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Avignon to Arles

Arrive in Arles early this morning, an attractive town which captures the true charm of Provence and which you can explore on an optional walk. Perhaps join an optional excursion to Camargue Nature Park this afternoon, a magnificent reserve, home to some 400 species of bird including flamingos.

Day 6 - Avignon to Arles

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Viviers to Le Pouzin

This morning you can join an optional excursion to the stunning Ardèche Valley, rejoining the ship in the afternoon. Later, enjoy the Captain’s gala dinner and entertainment to celebrate your final night on board.

Day 7 -  Viviers to Le Pouzin

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Lyon to the UK

Disembark Amadeus Provence and travel to Lyon airport for your return flight home.

Breakfast

Amadeus Provence Infinity Pool

Dive into an unforgettable adventure and enjoy the typically provincial feel aboard the AMADEUS Provence. This new addition to the AMADEUS fleet travels exclusively along the Rhône and the Saône, two of France’s most beautiful rivers, and takes you to dream destinations in the south of France.

On this Premium cruise ship, you can expect the most modern fittings that blend masterfully with the architecture of the ship and the typically luxurious design that is the hallmark of the AMADEUS fleet. The generous interior planning and design provides comfortable room for 140 passengers and offers all the luxuries of a floating 5-star hotel. The extensive restaurant and the Panorama-Bar offer divine views of the passing riverscapes, and the outdoor, glass-shielded River Terrace allows you to relax in the open regardless of the weather. In addition, the AMADEUS Provence is the first ship of the AMADEUS fleet to include a pool deck with a swimming pool and the Lido Bar, where you can enjoy hours relaxing on board in the sun. Amadeus operate bilingual cruises (English/German), meaning that all announcements, menus and daily programme, etc. will be provided in both languages. All excursions are operated with English speaking guides.

Amadeus Provence in Vienne

Onboard Features & Facilities

• Panorama-Restaurant • Panorama-Bar • Amadeus-Club • Outdoor glass-shielded “River Terrace” • Sun Deck with lounge chairs, giant Chess Board and Shuffleboard • Pool Deck with swimming pool and Lido-Bar • Fitness Room • Hair Salon, Massage Room • Gift Shop • Laundry Service • Complimentary bicycles onboard • Wi-Fi available • Lift

Accommodations & Amenities

Stay in one of the elegantly appointed Classic Staterooms or Amadeus Suites and enjoy unexpected little luxuries.

Classic Staterooms

Be transported into a realm of chic comfort in one of the 62 enlarged staterooms. The beautiful 188 sq ft design is loaded with high-tech hospitality and swanky décor. Escape with the view from your state-of-the-art panoramic window on the Strauss and Mozart decks that extends across the entire width of the cabin. Automatically lower the windows to make the stateroom become it’s own balcony. Included are all the necessary details: a flat screen TV, WiFi, cabinet, seating area, a safe, and the Amadeus Signature Bed.

Staterooms are located on all decks. The Mozart and Strauss Decks include the innovative French Balcony.

Balcony Suites

These 8 deliberately designed suites with a lounge area, offer outdoor seating to sip your morning coffee and 284 sq ft of space to relax. Included are the little luxuries as well as the Amadeus Signature Bed, a luxurious bath and separate shower, WiFi, a flat screen TV, a safe and a minibar.

Suites are located on the Mozart Deck.

 

Balcony Suites

284 ft² – Mozart (Upper) Deck

  • Walk-out exterior balcony
  • Comfortable corner sofa
  • Luxurious bathroom en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe & hair dryer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Large walk-in wardrobe
  • Choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
Amadeus Provence Suite
Amadeus Provence Cabin

A-1 Staterooms

188 ft² – Mozart (Upper) Deck

  • Drop-down panoramic french window
  • Spacious en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer
  • Mini-bar
  • Large walk-in wardrobe
  • Choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe

B-1  & B-4 Staterooms

188 ft² – Strauss (Middle) Deck

  • Spacious en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer
  • Drop-down panoramic french window
  • Mini-bar
  • Large walk-in wardrobe
  • Choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe
Amadeus Provence Cabin

C-1 & C4 Staterooms

172 ft² – Haydn (Lower) Deck

  • Spacious en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer
  • Panoramic window (cannot be opened)
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • Choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Individual climate control
  • Direct dial telephone
  • In-room safe

 

Amadeus Provence Deck Plan
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Apr 8Amadeus Provence£1459SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1459  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1559  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£1909  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2059  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2309  
Apr 15Amadeus Provence£1629SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1629  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1729  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2079  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2229  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2479  
Apr 29Amadeus Provence£1599SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1599  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1699  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2049  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2199  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2449  
May 13Amadeus Provence£1879SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1879  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1979  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2329  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2479  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2729  
May 27Amadeus Provence£1879SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1879  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1979  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2329  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2479  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2729  
Jun 3Amadeus Provence£1929SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1929  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£2029  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2379  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2529  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2779  
Jul 8Amadeus Provence£1879SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1879  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1979  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2329  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2479  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2729  
Sep 30Amadeus Provence£1829SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1829  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1929  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2279  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2429  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2679  
Oct 14Amadeus Provence£1679SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1679  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1779  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2129  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2279  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2529  
Oct 28Amadeus Provence£1429SAVE £200Cabin Upgrades
C-4Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1429  
C-1Lower Deck172 ft², Fixed Windows£1529  
B-1Middle Deck188 ft², French Balcony£1879  
A-1Upper Deck188 ft², French Balcony£2029  
SuiteUpper Deck284 ft², Outside Balcony£2279  

Excursion Packages

A choice of three excursion packages can be booked up to 14 days in advance of this cruise. Please call for details. Package A With this package you can enjoy five excursions; Macon and the Beaujolais, Beaune and the Burgundy, Lyon City Tour, Avignon and the Popes Palace and a Walking Tour of Arles. Package B With this package you can enjoy seven excursions; Macon and the Beaujolais, Cluny Abbey, Beaune and the Burgundy, Lyon City Tour, Avignon and the Popes Palace, Camargue Nature Reserve and the Valley of the Ardeche. Package C With this package you can enjoy all ten excursions; Macon and the Beaujolais, Cluny Abbey, Beaune and the Burgundy, Medieval Brancion and Cormatin, Lyon City Tour, Avignon and the Popes Palace, Pont du Gard and Uzes, Camargue Nature Reserve, Arles Walking Tour and the Valley of the Ardeche.


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