Gardens and Natural Beauty of the Rhône

Gardens and Natural Beauty of the Rhône

8 days from only $4,049pp

FREE Superior drinks package on all European river cruises


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Experience more with so much included

  • Take in the spectacular vistas of the Gorges de l'Ardèche, fringed with suspended gardens, and visit a local lavender museum to learn more about the area's most iconic plant. 
  • Stroll through beautiful city parks - Parc de la Tête d'Or’s botanical garden in Lyon, Jardin des Villes in historic Vienne with its remarkable Roman ruins and Rocher des Doms in Avignon. 
  • Sample the superb wines of Burgundy amid the atmospheric surroundings of beautiful vineyards. 
  • Explore the magical Eden Gardens and drink in the views of Tournon from the garden's verdant terraces. 
  • Follow a guide around historic Arles and discover the meticulous landscape garden, L'Escape Van Gogh. 
At a Glance
Superior drinks package included
10 nights on board a 5-star ship
9 tours & visits
Full board
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi
Expert Cruise Director
All port charges & taxes


Our journey through France explores the unrivalled natural beauty of the Rhône river as it runs its course through sun-soaked landscapes from Lyon to Avignon. We'll step ashore to explore a beautifully restored historic garden and discover the gorgeous vistas and charming parks that inspired the artistic genius of Van Gogh. And wander through Lyon, Vienne and Beaune with an expert local guide. As we pass verdant terraced vineyards, enjoy the beautiful fragrance of Provencal lavender and gaze in awe at the stunning Ardèche Gorge and its remarkable suspended gardens - all accompanied by a glass or two of Burgundy's finest wine.

Our popular Burgundy, the River Rhône and Provence river cruise has been reimagined to include even more of the natural beauty this region is known for – perfect for nature lovers. 

Your Itinerary

Price Includes

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of Sole Occupancy cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes: 

  • All meals on board - from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day - including welcome cocktails and the Captain's dinner.
  • Complimentary on-board tea and coffee
  • All visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Coach travel as mentioned
  • The services of a Riviera Travel cruise director

Useful Information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Country: France


Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship for the duration of your cruise. Please note that speeds may vary.

Visa Information

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Visit www.healthdirect.gov.au/travel-health-advice for travel health guidance, which includes information on travelling with medicine.


We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your holiday with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the holiday due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to email us to discuss these concerns. General information on mobility in connection with our tours can be found here.

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