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Oenological cruise: Discover the fabulous world of vines and wine (port-to-port cruise)

Dive into the pleasures of delicious French wines while also enjoying a cruise through renowned vineyards and beautiful countryside. Stops include Cassis—where the vines overlook the magnificent waters of the Mediterranean—and Tain-l'Hermitage, one of the most prestigious winegrowing regions in the country.

Trip code : OML_PP

Duration : 6 days

Destination :

Travel Dates :2022

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • 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

  • Unforgettable moments :
    • Taste some of the best wines at local vineyards : Cassis, Côtes de Provence, Côtes du Rhône, Tain l’Hermitage, and Beaujolais
  • Conference and tastings*
  • ALL EXCURSIONS INCLUDED
    • Following the footsteps of Van Gogh in Arles
    • Lyon and Les Halles de Lyon-Paul Bocuse

DAY 1

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll enjoy dinner on board. The rest of the evening is yours to do as you please.

DAY 2

This morning, the excursion proposed is: Cassis. Cassis is known for its full-bodied white wines with fruit and pine aromas. We’ll visit a local vineyard for a tasting.* This afternoon, join us for a visit to the Côtes de Provence region, located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps. We’ll visit a local vineyard for a tasting.*

This morning, the excursion proposed is: A walking tour to the various locations Van Gogh used as reference for some of the 300 paintings and drawings he created during his stay here in 1888 and 1889. This afternoon, join us for a visit to the charming village of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. We’ll visit a local vineyard for a tasting.* At the end of our delightful afternoon, we’ll return on board the ship in Avignon. Our ship will cruise through the night.

This morning, we’ll set out on an excursion to Tain-l'Hermitage. We’ll visit the village and a local wine cellar for a tasting.* We’ll begin our cruise to Lyon in the afternoon.

DAY 5

In the morning, join us for a guided tour of the city and a tasting at Les Halles de Lyon-Paul Bocuse.(2) This visit includes a panoramic tour of Lyon and a tasting of fine food at Les Halles de Lyon. Our onboard activities during our afternoon cruise include a lecture by a wine expert with a blind tasting contest. The winner will be given the title of Bacchus for the remainder of the cruise, and they will walk away with the golden prize: A food lover’s cruise on the Rhine featuring French top chef Marc Haeberlin. We’ll arrive in Mâcon during the evening.

This morning’s excursion will be in the Beaujolais region and a visit to the Hameau Duboeuf. In the afternoon, we’ll explore the golden-hued villages in the area. We’ll stop in the magnificent medieval village of Oingt and visit a local vineyard for a tasting.* We’ll return to Lyon in the evening. Tonight is our festive gala evening

DAY 7

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - conferences by renowned wine experts - excursions and tastings* mentioned in program - welcome cocktail - gala evening - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

1 TRIPS OF DAY
Lyon and Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse- 2022

Join us on a guided tour of Lyon. We’ll cross through the city and go up Fourvière Hill to the white basilica, the best place to take in the view. Then we’ll head over to Vieux Lyon

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 57 AUD

On-board : 64 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
Tain l'Hermitage, Wine tasting- 2022

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 : 25 AUD

On-board : 29 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
Excursion to the Beaujolais vineyards and visit of the Hameau Duboeuf- 2022

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 : 68 AUD

On-board : 75 AUD

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