France was during centuries on of the preferred destinations by the travellers. Nowandays, France is one of the most important destinations for the travellers, with more than 80 million visitors each year.
Discover one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe through the river Rhone in Emerald Liberté from Emerald Waterways in a luxury river cruisehship in 2019.
On board of the Emerald Liberté you will be able to visit the charms of the South of France, from Lyon to Nice, where to enjoy the wines and the delicacies of the region. With Emerald Waterways you will travel around the beauty of the South of France on board of the Emerald Liberté.
From the best examples of architecture of the fifteenth century to the Roman remains to the spectacular vineyards that are going to be part of your expedition through the Rhone in the voyage of the Emerald Liberté. Explore the impressive architecture of the South of France with Emerald Waterways.
Itinerary in the river cruiseship in the Emerald Liberté through the South of France
DAY 1. WELCOME TO LYON. Go to the gastronomic heart of the country, Lyon, Emerald Liberté. The history of Lyon of 2,000 years , shown in the Roman amphiteatre, the medieval architecture and the beautiful traboules amongst buildings, is going to be part of your unforgettable trip memories on board of the Emerald Liberté through the South of France.
DAY 2. CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE – BEAUNE. Chalon-Sur-Saône is in the centre of viticultural region in the Burgundy. The river cruiseship on board of the Emerald Liberté through the Rhone includes a visit to Beaune, where you can visit Hospices de Beaune, one of the best examples of this old hospital, reformed in a museum, it has been converted in one of the symbols of Burgundy.
DAY 3 LYON. Lyon is the third biggest city in France, and old Roman capital, full of history and considered the gastronomic heart of France. In this second stop, the river cruiseship Emerald Liberté through the South of France you will be able to enjoy the visit. included in the price, to the Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière from where you can enjoy walking and you will discover the narrow streets of the old town of Lyon. On top of that you are going to join in a guided tour around Lyon. In an optional way you will be able to book a trip to Perouges, with an additional cost.
DÍA 4 TOURNON. In the ecuator of the voyage Emerald Liberté in the south of France you are going to do a cruise stop in Tournon, dominated by the castle in the sixteenth century and the roman remains, next to it the third biggest mountain chain in France. The Emerald Liberté includes a regional wine tasting on board-the area has a long tradition in the wine making, included the famous Tain l’Hermitage-, on top of that there is a guided visit by bike to Glun and a walk through the vineyard.
DÍA 5 VIVER. Your voyage through the Esmerald Liberté will take you to Viviers, a city full of corners that will take you to the Middle Ages. It is the home of one the oldest cathedrals in France, the Cathédrale Saint-Vincent. The cruiseship in the Emerald Liberté includes a guided visit in the city of Vivier on top of a cheese tasting and olives on board. Opcionalmente los pasajeros del Esmerald Liberté will be able to book a guided visit to Grignon.
DÍA 6 AVIGNON. The river cruiseship in Emerald Liberté includes a guided visit with a local guide that will take you to the city of the historical centre of Avignon and the famous Pont d’Avignon.The rest of the day will be yours, you wil lbe able to enjoy a cruise stop in Avignon and by night you will be able to enjoy an authentic provenzal dinner, presented by the famus French chef Fabien Morreale. Emerald Liberté included in its sixth day by the South of France a youga class on board and a walk through Avignon -for those who would like to book this beautiful city will be able to book , with additional payment a guided visit to Pont du Gard-.
DÍA 7 ARLES. The last destination of your trip around the South of France in the Emerald Liberté of Emerald Waterways will be the la capital of Provenza, Arles. The cruiseship in the Emerald Liberté includes walk by foot of the most highlighted in the city, in particular the Roman amphiteatre of 2,000 years old that are still in use. The rest of the day you will be able to enjoy during your spare time, either relaxing on board of the Emerald Liberté or exploring Arles. Otherwise, you can book a Tour a Les Baux.
DÍA 8. After breakfast, it is time to say good bye to your voyage through the Rhone in the Emerald Liberté and disembark in Marseille´s airport.
What does include a river cruiseship around the South of France in the Emerald Liberté?
- 7 nights in a suite or cabin, all of them facing the river view.
- All the meals, including receptions, welcome and farewell dinners .
- Wine, beers, and soft drinks with with lunch and dinner on board.
- Tea and coffee on board
- Complimentary bottled water in your suite or cabin, replenished daily
- 6 excursions trips in land
- 3 activities from EmeraldPLUS, included in a provenzal dinner with the chef Fabien Morreale
- 5 activities EmeraldACTIVE
- Ultralight personal devices for included excursion trips.
- Courtesy Wi-Fi on board
- Courtesy bikes on board
- First class in the English speaking team and local guides
- All the port taxes included
- Trasnfer to and from the airport
- All the service taxes included
Let your tastes explore this impressive landscape and its cuisine in an 8 day cruiseship around the South of France in the Emerald Liberté from the Emerald Waterways whereas you create memories and emotions that will last your whole life.