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The Rhône with its source in the Alps, the Saône with its source in the Vosges – together these two rivers created an axis of civilisation along which economic and cultural development took place. And along which one of the most beautiful cruise routes in the world is located. One more glass to go with the irresistible cuisine in the rustic wine-growing region of Burgundy? Lavish architecture and historical treasures await you on the riverbanks. Then on to Lyon! Playing hide-and-seek in the winding lanes would be an eight-year-old’s dream; adults, however, can enjoy the gourmet cuisine, the ancient relics and the commercial tradition that was established by the Romans. Downriver it gets a bit warmer, andLavish architecture and historical treasures await you on the riverbanks.The journey continues, past imposing cliffs, fragrant lavender fields and Provençal villages – accompanied all the time by the sound of cicadas chirping. Everybody takes out their sunglasses, heralding the arrival at the glamorous Mediterranean coast.


1st DAY LYON  —  21:00
2nd DAY CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE 12:30  23:00
Record your memories on camera here – and spare a thought for Joseph Nicéphore Nièpce, who in 1826 took the first photo in the world with an eight-hour exposure time. Learn more at the Maison de la photographie. Nearby are the famous cities Beaune and Dijon.
3rd DAY TOURNUS 06:00 14:30
Tournus is a small town with a population of about 6000 inhabitants on the right bank of the Saône in the Burgundy region.  A major tourist attraction is the St Philibert Church built in Burgundian Romanesque style and dating back to the 11th century.
MÂCON 18:00
4th DAY MÂCON  23:30
Mâcon nowadays is known for being a vibrant and lively town. You can take a walk on the main business roads (Rue Carnot, Rue Dombey) for shopping or relax in one of the many cafes. The oldest building in Mâcon is located on the Place aux Herbes. The house is practically entirely covered with unique woodland sceneries.
5th DAY TRÉVOUX 04:00  12:00
6th DAY VIVIERS 08:00  22:30
7th DAY PORT ST. LOUIS 08:00
The city of Port St Louis is located on the left bank side of the River Rhône at a distance of approximately six kilometres to the Mediterranean Sea. The oldest monument is the tower Saint-Louis built in 1737. The view from its terrace of the beautiful Camargue is simply breathtaking.
8th DAY PORT ST. LOUIS  09:00
ARLES 12:00
Even if you haven’t yet paid the ancient Roman town a visit, you’re sure to recognise pictures of it. Vincent van Gogh painted Arles in 187 of his works. A few of his motifs have today been restored to their original state. The famous Camargue is also very close to Arles.
9th DAY ARLES  23:30
10th DAY AVIGNON 04:00
“On the bridge of Avignon, we  all dance there” – the words of a folk song from the 15th century pay tribute to the unbridled joie de vivre at the foot of the Palace of the Popes. And this joie de vivre is still very much alive today.
11th DAY AVIGNON  14:00
13th DAY VIENNE 08:00  24:00
14th DAY LYON 05:00
The old town “Vieux Lyon” features Renaissance houses making it worthy of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is for gourmets too: Lyon is dubbed “la ville de gueule” – the gourmet town. Furthermore it is known for its high-quality silk products and the Basilica of Notre-Dame die Fourvière above the city.


Price per person in double-occupancy cabin



For bookings made by 28 February 2018 for all cruises.


2018 Departures Deck 1S Deck 1A Deck 2C  Deck 3D 
5 May $4503.30
18 August $4841.60



Ship: A-Rosa 
Category S2-bed outside cabin, with extra bed

14,5 m² | Deck 1


 s1  s2
Category A2-bed outside cabin,

14,5 m² | Deck 1


 a1  a2
Category C 2-bed outside cabin,

with Juliette balcony

14,5 m² | Deck 2


 c1  c2
Category D 2-bed outside cabin,

with Juliette balcony

14,5 m² | Deck 3


 d1  d2




A-ROSA Full Board Plus

Breakfast buffet

High quality drinks included throughout the day

A-ROSA travel cancellation insurance (booking until 30 Nov.17)

Children sail free**

A-ROSA Super Early Booking Discount on selected journeys until 30 Nov.17

A-ROSA Early Booking Discount until 28 Feb. or 31 Aug.18

15% discount on SPA treatments

Bottle of water (1 bottle 0,5 l per guest per day)

Free Wi-Fi on board

Bathroom products and bath robe in cabin

Use of on board facilities

Board entertainment

Booking conditions

Free choice of dates

Free choice of ships

Free choice of itinerary

Free choice of cabin category and cabin number

No or small fee for single supplement in cabin

Option bookings possible

10% discount for the combination of two cruises

4% mini-group discount (min. 6 people)

Balcony and Junior Suite available

Attractive biking- and wellness-packages available

Discount for children (1 adult per 2 bed cabin)

Children sail free

Cancellation fee until 31 days prior to cruise

25 %

Change of reservation fee (until 30 days prior to cruise) 1st time= free of charge