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Iconic France - Lyon to Bordeaux

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 20 nights
  • Departs 21 Sep 2024
  • Sails from Lyon, France
  • Ship Scenic Sapphire
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍2065455
  • Voyage code ‍BOFR210924.2

Your Itinerary

A panoramic view of Lyon

Lyon, France Sat 21 Sep 2024

A panoramic view of Lyon

Lyon, France's third-largest city, is a captivating blend of ancient history, culinary excellence and vibrant culture.

Rhone River Cruises

Chalon-Sur-Saone, France Sun 22 Sep 2024

Rhone River Cruises

The Rhône River offers a journey through the heart of wine country that encompasses southern French charm.

The view from the Saone River near Tournus

Tournus, France Mon 23 Sep 2024

The view from the Saone River near Tournus

Tournus, a hidden gem in the Burgundy region of France, is a town rich in medieval history and gastronomic heritage.

A panoramic view of Tournon

Tournon, France Tue 24 Sep 2024

A panoramic view of Tournon

Tournon-sur-Rhône, nestled along the banks of the majestic Rhône in the heart of France's picturesque Ardèche region, is a town rich in history and culture

A panoramic view of Avignon from the Rhone River

Avignon, France Wed 25 Sep 2024

A panoramic view of Avignon from the Rhone River

This medieval city on the Rhône River is most famous for the fact that it was the seat of Catholic popes who fled Rome in the early 14th century in order to escape corruption.

An aerial view of Arles

Arles Fri 27 Sep 2024

An aerial view of Arles

Arles, a city steeped in history and beauty, sits nestled in the heart of the Provence region of southern France.

The bridge over the Rhone River in Viviers

Viviers, France Sat 28 Sep 2024

The bridge over the Rhone River in Viviers

Viviers, a hidden gem nestled along the banks of the Rhône River in the Ardèche region of France, is a town steeped in history and timeless charm.

A panoramic view of Lyon

Lyon, France Sun 29 Sep 2024

A panoramic view of Lyon

Lyon, France's third-largest city, is a captivating blend of ancient history, culinary excellence and vibrant culture.

Garonne River Cruises

Bordeaux Tue 01 Oct 2024

Garonne River Cruises

Flowing for 329 miles through France and Spain, you can expect to find quaint countryside and charming villages along the Garonne River.

Saint-Émilion, France

Saint Emilion Wed 02 Oct 2024

Saint-Émilion, France

Saint-Émilion is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in Southwestern France. In 2016, it had a population of 1,938. In the heart of the country of Libournais, in a region of wine hills, Saint-Emilion is a medieval city located at the crossroads of Bordeaux, Saintonge and Périgord.

An aerial view of Libourne

Libourne Thu 03 Oct 2024

An aerial view of Libourne

Libourne, nestled at the confluence of the Isle and Dordogne rivers in the renowned Bordeaux wine region of France, is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered.

Scenic Sapphire, Scenic River Cruises

Fort Medoc Thu 03 Oct 2024

Scenic Sapphire, Scenic River Cruises
Cadillac, France

Cadillac Sat 05 Oct 2024

Cadillac, France

Cadillac is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Garonne River Cruises

Bordeaux Mon 07 Oct 2024

Garonne River Cruises

Flowing for 329 miles through France and Spain, you can expect to find quaint countryside and charming villages along the Garonne River.

Bourg

Bourg Wed 09 Oct 2024

Bourg

he port of Borg handles bulk and Ro-Ro vessels at one multipurpose quay and at private facilities handling paper products, tallow and chemicals.

Blaye citadel

Blaye Thu 10 Oct 2024

Blaye citadel

Blaye, a quaint town nestled on the right bank of the Gironde estuary in France, is a hidden gem known for its rich history and viticulture.

Garonne River Cruises

Bordeaux Thu 10 Oct 2024

Garonne River Cruises

Flowing for 329 miles through France and Spain, you can expect to find quaint countryside and charming villages along the Garonne River.

What's included *

  • All-inclusive luxury river cruising on board a 5 star Scenic Space-Ship
  • Scenic Freechoice – a choice of sightseeing activities throughout your journey
  • Scenic Enrich experiences – unforgettable and exclusive events
  • Scenic Sundowners – exclusive hosted cocktails in a stunning location (on selected sailings)
  • Butler service (excludes Russia)
  • Complimentary branded beverages all day, everyday (excludes Russia)
  • The freedom of e-bikes (excludes Asia, Russia and Portugal)
  • Expert local guides
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Up to five dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade GPS for self-guided touring (excludes Asia, Russia and Portugal)
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi (excludes Asia)
  • Overseas transfers
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Balcony Suite

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Suite Size: Measures 19m²/205ft². Balcony suites (A) aboard the Scenic Sapphire offer passengers an unparalleled river cruising experience with their spacious layout and private balconies showcasing breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes along the river. These suites are located on the Diamond deck towards the aft and boast luxurious amenities, including a plush queen-sized bed, a well-appointed bathroom with premium toiletries, and a minibar stocked with complimentary beverages. Passengers are pampered with dedicated butler service, catering to their every need, from unpacking luggage to arranging dining reservations. Exclusive dining options and priority boarding and disembarkation privileges further elevate the experience, ensuring that guests enjoy the epitome of luxury and comfort throughout their journey aboard the Scenic Sapphire. ✓ Luxury queen-size bed with pillow menu. ✓ Scenic Sun Lounge. ✓ Marble bathroom with luxurious bathroom amenities. ✓ Complimentary mini-bar. ✓ Mac-mini-infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand. ✓ Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone and In-room safe. ✓ International power sockets. ✓ Luxury bathrobe and slippers. ✓ Nordic walking sticks. ✓ Butler service. ✓ Complimentary laundry concierge. ✓ Shoeshine service. ✓ Early morning tea/coffee service. ✓ Beverage service in your private suite. ✓ Complimentary laundry concierge plus two pieces of pressed clothing daily. ✓ Exclusive invitation to Table La Rive on cruises 10 nights or longer. ✓ Priority dining reservations.

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Royal Panorama Suite

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The Royal Panorama Suites (RS) are situated at the aft of the Diamond Deck and cover an area of 269 square feet. They offer breathtaking panoramic views of the beautiful surroundings with their large windows and balcony. Guests can expect exceptional service, attention to detail, and a variety of amenities that are designed to provide comfort and luxury. ✓ Luxury queen-size bed with pillow menu. ✓ Scenic Sun Lounge. ✓ Marble bathrooms with upgraded bathroom amenities. ✓ Complimentary mini bar. ✓Mac-mini-infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand. ✓ Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone, In-room safe. ✓ International power sockets. ✓ Luxury bathrobe and slippers. ✓ Nordic walking sticks. ✓ Butler service. ✓ Shoeshine service. ✓ Early morning tea/coffee service. ✓ Unlimited complimentary laundry service. ✓ Daily delivery of personalised savoury and sweet canapes or fruit. ✓ Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne (750ml). ✓ Morning delivery of newspapers. ✓ Beverage and meal service in your private suite. ✓ Packing and unpacking your luggage. ✓ Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive. ✓ Priority dining reservations.

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Junior Balcony Suite

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Suite Size: Measures 23m²/250ft². The Junior Balcony Suite (RJ) on the Scenic Sapphire offers guests a refined and comfortable accommodation option for their river cruise experience. Featuring a private balcony, passengers can relish panoramic views of the picturesque landscapes along the river. These suites are located on the Diamond deck and are designed with an emphasis on space and luxury. Equipped with a range of modern amenities, including a plush queen-sized bed, a well-appointed bathroom with premium toiletries, and a minibar stocked with complimentary beverages, guests can indulge in a luxurious stay. Additionally, the Junior Balcony Suite include a dedicated butler service, ensuring personalised attention throughout the cruise. With its combination of elegant design, stunning views, and exceptional service, the Junior Balcony Suite on the Scenic Sapphire offers passengers an unforgettable river cruising experience. ✓ Luxury queen-size bed with pillow menu. ✓ Scenic Sun Lounge. ✓ Marble bathroom with a bathtub with a showerhead. ✓ Luxurious bathroom amenities. ✓ Complimentary mini-bar, restocked daily. ✓ Mac-mini-infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand. ✓ Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone, In-room safe. ✓ International power sockets. ✓ Luxury bathrobe and slippers. ✓ Nordic walking sticks. ✓ Butler service. ✓ Shoeshine service. ✓ Early morning tea/coffee service. ✓ Complimentary laundry concierge plus two pieces of pressed clothing daily. ✓ Daily delivery of personalised savoury and sweet canapes or fruit. ✓ Beverage and meal service in your private suite. ✓ Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive. ✓ Priority dining reservations.

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Royal Balcony Suite

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Suite Size: Measures 29m²/315ft². The Royal Balcony Suites (RA) are located on the Diamond Deck and ooze luxury, offering expansive space measuring 315 square feet. Guests can expect impeccable service, thoughtful details, and an array of amenities designed for comfort and indulgence. These suites feature a private outdoor balcony, a spacious lounge area, and an oversized bathroom, ensuring a truly luxurious experience aboard the Scenic Sapphire. ✓ Luxury queen size bed with pillow menu. ✓ Scenic Sun Lounge. ✓ Marble bathrooms with upgraded bathroom amenities. ✓ Complimentary mini-bar, restocked daily. ✓ Mac-mini-infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand. ✓ Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone, In-room safe. ✓ International power sockets. ✓ Luxury bathrobe and slippers. ✓ Nordic walking sticks. ✓ Butler service. ✓ Shoeshine service. ✓ Early morning tea/coffee service. ✓ Unlimited complimentary laundry service. ✓ Daily delivery of personalised savoury and sweet canapes or fruit. ✓ Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne (750ml). ✓ Morning delivery of newspapers. ✓ Beverage and meal service in your private suite. ✓ Packing and unpacking your luggage. ✓ Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive. ✓ Priority dining reservations.

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Standard Suite

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Suite Size: Measures 15m²/160ft². Nestled on the Jewel Deck, the Standard Suites offer guests a splendid vista through picture windows, ensuring a superb view. These carefully curated sanctuaries boast not only a spacious design and clever layout but also a collection of bespoke amenities and furnishings, meticulously selected to elevate your experience. From the indulgent luxury queen-size bed adorned with a personalised pillow menu to the opulent marble bathrooms replete with lavish amenities, every detail has been thoughtfully crafted to exceed expectations. Whether you're savouring a moment of relaxation in the luxury bathrobe and slippers or taking advantage of the complimentary laundry concierge, each aspect of your stay in one of Scenic Sapphire’s Standard Suites promises an unforgettable journey into luxury and comfort. Amenities: ✓ Luxury queen-size bed with personalised pillow menu. ✓ Marble bathroom with lavish amenities. ✓ Complimentary mini bar, restocked daily.. ✓ Mac-mini-infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand. ✓ Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone, and in-room safe. ✓ International power sockets. ✓ Luxury bathrobe and slippers. ✓ Nordic walking sticks. ✓ Butler service. ✓ Shoeshine service. ✓ Early morning tea/coffee service. ✓ Complimentary laundry concierge.

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Royal Owner's Suite

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Suite Size: Measures 47m²/510ft². The Royal Owner's Suite (RO) is located on the Diamond Deck and sets new industry standards. Located mid-ship and spanning an impressive 510 square feet, these suites offer breathtaking panoramic views of the beautiful surroundings through its floor-to-ceiling windows that adorn two walls. It is the most sought-after and the largest suite on the Scenic Sapphire, offering plenty of space, a separate lounge area, Scenic Sun Lounge, and exclusive inclusions. Guests can relax in ultra-luxury while enjoying picturesque river landscapes. ✓ Luxury Scenic slumber bed ✓ Scenic Sun Lounge ✓ Marble bathroom including bathtub. ✓ Pillow menu. ✓ Complimentary mini-bar, restocked daily. ✓ Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand. ✓ Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone, In-room safe. ✓ International power sockets. ✓ Upgraded bathroom amenities. ✓ Luxury bathrobe and slippers. ✓ Nordic walking sticks. ✓ In-suite Nespresso machine. ✓ Butler service. ✓ Unlimited complimentary laundry service. ✓ Shoeshine and valet service. ✓ Early morning tea/coffee service. ✓ Beverage and meal service in your private suite. ✓ Morning delivery of newspapers. ✓ Packing and unpacking your luggage. ✓ Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive. ✓ Priority dining reservations. ✓ Complimentary welcome bottle of .Champagne (750ml). ✓ Daily delivery of personalised savoury and sweet canapes or fruit.

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Single Balcony Suite

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The Single Balcony Suite is located on the Sapphire Deck with large picture window to ensure a great view. They have a spacious design and clever layout alongside all the usual luxurious amenities and furnishings.

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The Ship - Scenic Sapphire

  • Occupancy151
  • Tonnage2,721 tons
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Introducing Scenic Sapphire, a luxurious river cruise ship that promises travellers an unforgettable journey through Europe’s most iconic waterways. With its sleek design, modern amenities and impeccable service, Scenic Sapphire offers a refined cruising experience.

From exploring the historic cities along the Rhine to meandering through the charming towns of the Danube, guests can immerse themselves in the rich culture and beauty of Europe while enjoying the comfort and elegance of this exquisite ship. With spacious suites, gourmet dining options and enriching shore excursions, Scenic Sapphire invites travellers to indulge in the ultimate river cruising adventure.

What’s onboard: Crystal Dining, Fitness Centre, Gallery, Gift Shop, L’Amour Restaurant, Panorama Deck, Panorama Lounge & Bar, Reception, River Cafe, Riverview Terrace, Salt Therapy Lounge, Scenic Culinare, Sun Deck, Table La Rive, Vitality Pool, Walking Track, Wellness Area and much, much more.

Scenic Sapphire

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  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL licence protects all our packages or tailor-made holidays booked through ROL Cruise, so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award-winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating over 25 years as a cruise-only specialist
  • Insurance Guidance - ROL Cruise will assist you with obtaining insurance cover, including Covid-cover.
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Scenic River Cruises FAQs

Do Scenic river cruises have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Scenic cruises do have a flexible cancellation policy. Scenic is allowing you to either defer your travel plans or transfer to an alternative Scenic sailing up to 60 days prior to departure for your 2022, 2023, or 2024 travel plans. 

Scenic cruises cancellation fees will be waived and you will receive a refund of monies paid in form of a Future Cruise Credit to use on a future Scenic river cruise.

This policy is applicable across all Scenic’s European and Southeast Asia river cruises (excludes Russia sailings).

Please note third party cancellation fees may apply. Further Cruise lines terms & conditions will apply.


Are drinks included on a Scenic River cruise?

There are designated complimentary tea and coffee making facilities throughout the ship. Complimentary alcoholic premium wine, beer and spirits are available all day every day as well as complimentary premium soft drinks.

Each suite has a complimentary mini bar with alcohol, soft drinks and snacks re-stocked daily with your preferences.


Is there internet available onboard?

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available onboard but cannot be guaranteed.


Do I need to pay for gratuities on board?

All tipping and gratuities are included in your cruise fare.


Can I smoke on board a Scenic River Ship?

Smoking is permitted in designated outside areas, it is NOT permitted in the Suites or any inside areas.


Do Scenic cater to dietary needs, food intolerances and diets?

Scenic can cater for most dietary needs and intolerances but these are request only and advance notice will need to be given.


Are there multiple dining options onboard?

There is a buffet style breakfast and lunch available onboard. In the evening there is an array of à la carte dining options from casual to fine dining made with local produce.


Is there a dress code onboard Scenic?

The dress code is comfortable and casual onboard, with dinner attire being smart casual, dresses, shirt and trousers.


What clothing should I pack?

It is recommended that you pack a comfortable pair of walking shoes, waterproof jacket, hat and gloves so you can be prepared for any weather. If you are travelling in summertime do not forget your sunscreen.


What is the currency onboard?

The currency onboard for most destinations is the Euro. There are a few countries that have retained their own currency: Switzerland, Eastern European States and the Scandinavian nations.


What language do the staff speak onboard?

All the staff onboard speak English, and the announcements are also in English.


Are shore excursions and tours included?

The majority of excursions and tours are included in your cruise, however there are some optional tours that incur a supplement.


Last Updated: 10/08/2022

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