Trip Details

Class : 5 star luxury
Departing : April to October
Duration : 7-15 days
Includes : All-inclusive!
Price : From $3,500 - $8,500 pp twin share

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Luxury River Cruises Burgundy, and Paris to Provence

French Fusion has a number of wonderful cruises with some top class river cruise companies on offer for those who want to experience the wonders of Paris and chic Provence.
A wonderful 7 day luxury Over 40’s cruise Burgundy to Provence starting and ending in Lyon for the more active and young-at-heart river cruise lover. Priced from $3,500 AUD pp (SINGLE SUPPLEMENT WAIVED CAT S-D: on some departures Sept and Oct  2015 – subject to availability)

A stunning 14 day river cruise in France from Paris to Nice in Provence on the Cote d’Azur with Uniworld see map below:

A 15 days cruise on the River Baroness up to Normandy and then down to the wonderful wineries of Bordeaux: read more about Majestic France UW see map below:

Majestic France: Paris, Normandy, Bordeaux12 night river cruise in France from Chalon-sur-Saône to Arles including 1 night stay in Paris.

Click here for itinerary outline with Scenic cruises

Beaune

‘River Cruise in France Space-Ship’ 2015 Ultimate Features

  • Spacious full size balcony suites in 83% of all cabins* 
  • Three dining venues including Portobellos
  • Relax in three viewing areas

*does not include category E & D staterooms
2015 All-Inclusive Luxury

  • Complimentary beverages^ all day, everyday
  • Private butler service
  • All on shore excursions and activities
  • All meals included
  • In room dining
  • On board entertainment
  • Wellness Centre
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Electronically assisted Bicycles
  • Nordic walking sticks
  • Experienced Cruise Director
  • Airport transfers
  • ALL TIPPING and GRATUITIES

^ conditions apply

Included Enrich Experience

  • At a typical French family homestead be treated to a home cooked meal by a family in Tournon
  • Enjoy a tour of the magnificent Popes Palace before an exclusive private gala dinner and classical concert in the Palace
  • Visit a working farm in La Camargue, the ‘wild west’ of France where cowboys tend to herds of bulls destined for bullfighting in Spain

Included Free Choice

  • In Beaune, tempt your palate with wine tasting in one of Burgundy’s renowned wine cellars or visit one of the regions famous mustard factories
  • In Mâcon, visit Bourg en Bresse, or meet a local wine vinter in Beaujolais, or visit Cluny and the great Benedictine Abbey
  • In Lyon, step back in time and discover the art of silk making which made this area famous in the 15th century, or visit the medieval village of Pérouges, or explore Lyon by bike, or visit the exclusive Paul Bocuse Institute
  • In Tournon, explore the city by bike, or take a guided walking tour, or visit the wine cave of Tain l’Hermitage; or visit Vanosc and its unique Heritage Car Museum
  • Explore the Ardèche National Park via canoe, or travel the Ardèche Mountains scenic route to gorgeous Vallon Pont d’Arc; or enjoy an On board cooking class
  • In Avignon, visit picturesque perched hilltop villages of the Luberon region; or take an excursion to nearby Uzès
  • In Arles explore the picturesque village of Les Baux or Saint-Remy-de-Provence including a visit to the monastery where Vincent Van Gogh was treated

Included Tailormade

Independent sightseeing available with GPS in the following locations:

• Chalon-sur-Saône • Beaune • Tournus • Mâcon • Lyon • Vienne
• Tournon • Viviers • Châteauneuf-du-Pape • Avignon • Arles

Included Special Stays

  • The Radisson Blu Ambassador Hotel offers historic charm and an enviable position in the heart of Paris’ popular Opera district

Included Dining

  • 36 superb meals including 13 Full Breakfasts – hot and cold buffet selections (FB), 11 lunches – buffet and daily à la carte selections (L), 2 Highlight Dinners – 3-course table d’hôte (HD) and 10 Dinners – 3 to 4-course table d’hôte (D)

Included Highlights

  • Enjoy your ship being docked overnight in each town and the freedom to explore at your own leisure
  • Travel on board the TGV train from Paris to Dijon
  • Sail down the romantic Saône and Rhône Rivers
  • Enjoy a tasting of famous Burgundy wines
  • Visit Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France
  • Take a walking tour through the streets of the Roman city of Vienne
  • Travel through the Ardèche countryside into rural France
  • Visit Châteauneuf-du-Pape and taste the iconic wine of this region
  • Journey to the wild and captivating La Camargue National Park