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The Valleys of the Rhône and Saône: Gastronomy and vineyards (port-to-port cruise)

LYON - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - VIENNE - LYON - COLLONGES AU MONT D'OR - MÂCON - BELLEVILLE - LYON

Gastronomy and viticulture enthusiasts, this cruise between Rhône and Saône will seduce you. From the Rhone Valley to the Beaujolais vineyards, through the vineyards of Côte Rôtie and the terroir of Condrieu, go for a discovery tour with tastings that will tantalize your palate.

Trip code : LLY_PP

Duration : 5 days

Destination : LYON - TAIN L'HERMITAGE - COLLONGES AU MONT D'OR

Travel Dates :2021

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dinner at the Abbey of Collonges, Paul Bocuse's temple of gastronomic excellence
  • Optional excursions:
    • Discover the fine Côtes Rôtie and Saint-Joseph vineyards
    • Wine-tasting* in a cellar of Tain L'Hermitage
    • Vienne, ancient Roman city
    • Lyon and its peculiar "traboules"
    • Wine-tasting* in the Beaujolais vineyards
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight's dinner will be followed by an evening of entertainment.
We'll begin to cruise early in the morning, heading along the Rhône valley, passing the vineyards of Côte Rôtie, Condrieu, Château Grillet and Saint-Joseph. We'll reach Tain-l'Hermitage where a chapel seems to be guarding the valley from the top of the hills. Join us for an optional excursion to a cellar for a wine-tasting session*. Enjoy an evening of dancing.
We'll cruise towards Vienne, reaching it early in the morning. When we arrive, join us for an optional guided tour on foot of this rich and diverse city. We'll then continue cruising to Lyon and arrive early in the afternoon. Enjoy some free time on your own or take part in our guided tour of the old town and discover the "traboules”, types of passageways that are typical of the city. Afterwards, we'll return on board and stop before the "Paul Bocuse restaurant" at Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or. You'll be transfered by coach to the Abbey of Collonges for a gastronomic dinner. We'll return on board around midnight.
Enjoy time at leisure in Mâcon this morning. We'll start sailing towards Belleville. Join us for an optional excursion through the Beaujolais vineyards and indulge in a wine-tasting session* at the "Hameau du Vin", a unique state-of-the-art wine museum in Europe. We'll cruise towards Lyon. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening. Later this evening, we'll get to admire the beautifully illuminated buildings that line the banks of the river Saône.
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

***Important Note***

For operational reasons and passenger safety, Tweet World Travel and its suppliers reserve the right to change, vary, modify or cancel any itinerary or arrangement in relation to the tour/cruise as considered necessary.

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - dinner (with drinks) at Paul Bocuse's Abbey - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package   Tain l'Hermitage (tasting) Vienne Lyon Beaujolais vineyard (with tasting)

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 220 AUD

On-board : 259 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Excursion to the Beaujolais vineyards and visit of the Hameau Duboeuf- 2021

Departure by coach in the company of our guide from Montmerle-sur-Saöne or Belleville to discover the Beaujolais vineyards extending on 22,500 hectares. We will pass through charming little wine-

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 101 AUD

On-board : 113 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Tain l'Hermitage, Wine tasting- 2021

Departure on foot for the visit of a wine cellar in Tain L'Hermitage. We'll discover the vats, barrels and storehouse and learn all there is to know about wine-making. Afterwards, we'll ta

DURATION 01:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 39 AUD

On-board : 44 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Guided tour of Lyon- 2021

This winkling city will reveal itself to you during a guided visit by coach and on foot. Our excursion will start with a stop at the Fourvière Basilica. You'll first take in the breathtakin

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 62 AUD

On-board : 69 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Vienne- 2021

Meet up with the guides for a walking tour of Vienne, during which you will discover this Roman city rich in vestiges. The history of Vienne goes back more than 2000 years. The city is indivisible fro

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 30 AUD

On-board : 34 AUD

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