Best Rhône River Boat Cruises and Tours for 2018 & 2019
One of Europe’s most historic wine growing regions is the Rhône Valley, boasting an impressive 1,900+ wineries and cooperatives. Highlights of your special boat cruise along the Rhône River include wine tastings at local wineries, lectures by wine experts, gourmet meals, deluxe accommodations, shore excursions to explore and much more.
The magical cruise begins boarding your ship in Paris, the amazing “City Of Light”, where you’ll enjoy a magnificent welcome dinner. During your journey along the Rhône you’ll discover the dynamic metropolis of Lyon, known for it’s fine French cuisine and historical landmarks. You’ll then travel to the Beaujolais wine region, indulging in wine tastings at traditional French wineries.
Next, you’ll visit the ancient city of Vienne, enjoying free time to explore the rich history at sites like the ancient Roman Temple, Medieval Castle ruins and Saint-Maurice Cathedral.
Wine and chocolate lovers will be in for a special treat as you visit Tournon, located in the heart of the Côtes du Rhône wine region.
The close of your Rhône River boat cruise is signalled by your visit to Arles, one of the most beautul cities in France. Vincent van Gogh’s painting Cafe Terrace At Night (1888) depicts the warmth and atmosphere of a cafe in Arles, and you too will certainly be spellbound while visiting this enchanting French city.