Two prominent rivers in Europe sculpt the picturesque landscape of France. The Rhône commands attention with its mighty currents, while the Saône meanders serenely. These waterways serve as vital arteries for trade, agriculture, and leisure activities. Along their banks, one encounters charming towns, storied landmarks, and lush vineyards, painting a captivating tableau.

Embarking on a cruise along these rivers unveils the rich tapestry of French diversity awaiting discovery.

The Rhône & Saône - perfect for:


History enthusiasts

Whether in Lyon, Avignon, or Arles, these cities transport you deep into the past, bringing historical dreams to life. Immerse yourself in medieval life as you explore the vaulted cellars within the artillery tower, the armory, or even the world of monks. Wander through terraces overlooking the vineyards and embark on a journey back to the 15th century.

A journey back in time


for History Enthusiasts


Treasures of Burgundy and Provence: Rhône & Saône

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Untouched natural areas to marvel at


for Nature Enthuasiasts


Treasures of Burgundy and Provence: Rhône & Saône

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Nature enthusiasts

Immerse yourself in the Camargue, which is like a small country unto itself. To preserve the natural beauty of this landscape, the area was designated as a botanical-zoological nature reserve in 1927 and 1970. The Camargue is home to an astonishing array of wildlife, including semi-wild bulls, the famous Camargue horses, and a variety of bird species. At the marvelous site of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, you can admire the mouth of the Rhône as it flows into the Mediterranean Sea.

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Colorful lavender fields, culinary capital of Lyon and Papal Palace in Avignon

The most beautiful destinations along the Rhône and Saône

The summer breeze sweeping over olive groves, pine trees stretching their crowns toward the sun, the delightful scent of lavender... the South of France is the epitome of an unparalleled way of life. Journeying along the Rhône and Saône rivers, through world-renowned vineyards and a nature brimming with colorful splendor, you can feel like a king on board, enjoying every comfort as if in paradise.


Lyon, France

Nestled along the banks of the Rhône and Saône rivers, Lyon is an enchanting city renowned for its stunning architecture and storied past. Its Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, enchants visitors with its cobblestone streets, winding medieval alleys, and majestic historical landmarks. Lyon's reputation as the culinary capital of France is well-deserved, with an abundance of charming "bouchons" and traditional eateries awaiting exploration.


Arles, France

Imbued with the spirit of antiquity, Arles beckons visitors with its immaculately preserved Roman architecture, epitomized by the awe-inspiring grandeur of its amphitheater. Stepping through its storied streets, one can't help but feel transported to a bygone era, where history comes to life amidst the city's timeless charm and evocative atmosphere.


Mâcon, France

Perched serenely on the banks of the Saône, Mâcon exudes an enchanting allure, its scenic location casting a spell of tranquility. Among its standout attractions, the Château de Pierreclos stands as a testament to medieval splendor, while the majestic ruins of the Abbey of Cluny evoke a sense of awe, bearing witness to its pivotal role in European history.

Camargue

A unique nature reserve enchants with wild landscapes, saltwater lagoons, and rice fields. Known for its white horses, black bulls, and a variety of water birds, the Camargue offers a fascinating blend of nature and culture.

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