Upon arrival, transfer to the port on Arles your award-winning Emerald Waterways Star-Ship for your seven night cruise. This evening you will enjoy a welcome reception and dinner (D)
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Roman and Romanesque monuments of Arles and Arles Amphitheatre, a 2,000-year-old structure where spectators would have once gathered to watch superb chariot races. Learn about the time that Vincent van Gogh spent in the city, taking inspiration from his surroundings to create many of his most iconic pieces of art (B,L,D)
★ EmeraldPLUS: A Provençal dinner hosted by Chef Fabien Morreale
★ EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Arles with arena visit
Avignon has a long and storied history, as this fortified town was once the residence of Popes who fled from Rome. Embark on a guided walking tour of Avignon to witness its illustrious past, including the ornate Gothic exterior of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palais des Papes, built by the Popes over two decades. This afternoon is yours to explore at leisure, perhaps crossing the 12th century Stone Bridge (B,L,D)
★ EmeraldACTIVE: A canoeing excursion in Avignon
★ EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Avignon
A snapshot of quintessential France awaits your arrival in Viviers, a town that perfectly encapsulates the medieval days of the region. The heart of the old town is yours to explore today during a guided walking tour (B,L,D)
★ EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Viviers
Sail down the gently twisting Rhône and into Tournon, where a 16th century castle sits overlooking the village and a pair of ancient watchtowers can be seen adorning the surrounding rural landscape. Today, embark on a guided tour of Tournon to learn about its illustrious history and the culture of the people who call it home (B,L,D)
★ EmeraldPLUS: A regional wine lecture on board
★ EmeraldACTIVE: A guided bike tour to Glun OR a guided hike through the vineyards
★ EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Tournon
As one of the largest cities in France and a former Roman capital, a lot of the most important moments in French history have taken place in Lyon. Join your local guide for a walking tour of Lyon, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Or embark on a guided bike tour, touching on Lyons most prominent architectural wonders (B,L,D)
★ EmeraldACTIVE: A guided bike tour of Lyon
★ EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Lyon
The birthplace of photography and the centre of Burgundy’s wine region is yours to discover today as you travel by road to the quaint village of Beaune. Stop to visit the Hospices de Beaune, one of the best-preserved examples of 15th century French architecture and home to one of the most popular wine auctions in the country (B,L,D)
★ EmeraldPLUS: A cheese and olive tasting on board
★ EmeraldEXCURSION: Visit the Hospices de Beaune
After breakfast, it’s time to bid farewell to your fellow guests and disembark the Star-Ship (B)
After breakfast disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to London (B)
(regional flights may be available on request)
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All Emerald Staterooms feature picture windows and the same high quality facilities as all other cabins. Plus, they’re bigger than other standard staterooms, providing excellent value for money. Included in your stateroom: Picture window (approximately 1500mm L X 340mm H) | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and hair dryer | Complimentary bathrobes and slippers | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Mini-fridge
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Each ship also offers two Emerald Single Staterooms featuring picture windows and the same high quality facilities as all other cabins. With their deluxe oversize single beds, they provide excellent value for money for single guests. Included in your stateroom: Picture window (approximately 1500mm L X 340mm H) | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and hair dryer | Complimentary bathrobes and slippers | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary WiFi | Oversize single bed | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Mini-fridge
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Grand Balcony Suites boasts a number of fantastic inclusions, such as an in-suite Nespresso machine – an added home comfort that means that you can relax with a hot beverage at any time, day or night. You’ll also have the option to order a delicious continental breakfast to enjoy on the balcony. And for the perfect start and finish to your evening meal, you can enjoy pre-dinner canapés and after dinner sweet treats courtesy of your exclusive room service, which is included in the price of your suite. Included in your suite: Outdoor private balcony with open-air system | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers | In-suite mini-bar available at own expense | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary Nespresso machine | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Pillow menu | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite | Two items of laundry a day | Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table
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Owner’s One-bedroom Suites have a bedroom which closes off from the rest of the cabin and a separate lounge area. They also include special features, like two sinks in the spacious bathroom, a walk-in wardrobe, iPad, a complimentary Nespresso machine and a complimentary mini-bar restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks. You can order a continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats to enjoy in your suite’s lounge or outdoors on your balcony too. Your suite includes: Outdoor private balcony with open-air system | Separate bedroom and lounge area | Large bathroom with two basins, shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers | Walk-in wardrobe | Complimentary in-suite mini-bar, restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary Nespresso machine | Complimentary WiFi | Use of an iPad | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Pillow menu | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite | Four items of laundry a day | Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table
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Yes, Emerald Waterways does have a flexible cancellation policy. With Emerald, guests can defer their travel plans and transfer to an alternative Emerald departure date or itinerary up to 60 days prior to departure up until 31 December 2021. This policy is applicable across all Emerald’s European and Southeast Asia river cruises.
Please note third party cancellation fees may apply. Further Cruise lines terms & conditions will apply.
Yes, you will need to have both of your COVID-19 vaccinations with the last administered date at least 14 days prior to departure.
Booking conditions of Emerald Waterways and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Free drinks are subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Drinks are only included with lunch and dinner and a limnit of two per person applies. Savings is based on two adults sharing. Regional and premium flights will incur supplementary costs, may require an additional overnight stay and may be indirect. Shore excursions are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Wifi cannot be guaranteed as is subject to T&Cs. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner. E&OE.
Our ABTA membership and ATOL license protects your holidays booked through ROL Cruise, so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected. *Please note ATOL protection is only applicable to Fly Cruises*
Please refer to your ROL Cruise paperwork for your Balance Due Date
On board spend is per cabin and on applicable France sailings. Free Premium Drinks Package is available for new bookings only booked by 8pm 31st July 2021, is applicable to on board drinks only and excludes Champagne, wine by the bottle, premium spirits and cabin mini bar.
M&S Gift Card is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only, in an Ocean View cabin or above when booked by 8pm 31st July 2021. Amount is tiered on cabin grade booked.