15 Day Romantic Rhône and Seine

Enjoy 15 days cruising through southern and northern France with APT from Arles.

Price Includes

• All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 15 destinations
• APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 9 locations
• Finest dining - a total of 40 meals
• A range of complimentary beverages served on board^
• Expert APT Cruise director
• Tipping and port charges
• Room service and complimentary laundry for select suites


Travel dates:
23 May and 20 Jun 2019
Other departures available between Jul – Sep 2019, seasonal surcharges may apply.

From Sydney from $10,595* per person twin share
From Melbourne from $10,595* per person twin share
From Brisbane from $10,595* per person twin share
From Adelaide from $10,595* per person twin share
From Perth from $10,595* per person twin share

Bonus

Fly Free~

Helloworld Travel Exclusive: 
Discount of $400* per couple

Room/Cabin information
Room Type: Twin Window Suites, Cabin Category: E, Room Configuration: Twin/Double
Offer Ends

02 Mar 18,

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Destinations
Categories
Product itinerary

Day 1. Arles, Embark Ship
Be met on arrival and transferred to your ship before a Welcome Reception tonight.
Stay: Seven Nights: one of APT’s luxurious Aria River Ships.
  
Day 2. Arles
Head to Les Baux-de-Provence for a tour of the castle ruins, then visit an olive mill and farm in Saint Rémy de Provence. Alternatively, visit the ancient Roman relics of Arles. Both groups will have an afternoon at leisure to further explore, before re-boarding the ship to enjoy a delicious dinner. 

Day 3. Avignon
A guided tour of Avignon today takes you to the Palace of the Popes. In the afternoon, travel to the Pont du Gard, a spectacular 50-metre-high Roman aqueduct.

Day 4. Viviers, Grignan
Disembark in Viviers today and head out with the dogs in search of truffles then enjoy a delicious tasting. Re-board your ship later for dinner as you cruise towards Tournon and Tain-l’Hermitage. 
Signature Experience
Later, embark on a tour of Grignan Castle, then enjoy a Cocktail Reception while sampling a delectable range of local produce.

Day 5. Tournon, Vienne
Choose your sightseeing in Tournon then later, cruise to Vienne and explore at your leisure.
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Visit Eden Park Garden or ride the historic Ardèche Steam Train

Day 6. Belleville, Beaujolais Region
Explore the Beaujolais region on your chosen activity.
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
In the Beaujolais region, perhaps explore the natural area known as The Dombes, taste local produce then visit Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne. Or visit the village of Oingt and head to a winery for a tour and tasting.  
Signature Experience
This evening, dine at L’Abbaye de Collonges, a restaurant owned by acclaimed chef, Paul Bocuse.

Day 7. Lyon
Today, choose your activity.
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Perhaps tour Lyon then visit a silk workshop. Or, tempt your taste buds with a culinary tour as you explore Lyon’s most famous fresh food market and sample gourmet local produce along the way.

Day 8. Lyon, Disembark Ship, Paris
Alight in Lyon and board a train to Paris. Enjoy a city tour, including a special lunch at the Eiffel Tower. Later, board your river ship for the second half of your voyage.
Seven Nights: an Aria River Ship.

Day 9. Vernon, Giverny
Travel to Giverny and visit Claude Monet’s house and gardens. Back on board, enjoy a Gala Dinner.
Signature Experience
Dock in Vernon and visit Château de Bizy as you wander the gardens and enjoy a glass of sparkling wine.

Day 10. Caudebec-en-Caux
Arrive in Caudebec-en-Caux and choose your sightseeing.
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Perhaps join a full day trip in Normandy, tracing the events of D-Day - 6 June 1944. Alternatively, visit the beautiful Pays d’Auge region.

Day 11. Rouen, Honfleur
Alight in Rouen and travel to the pretty port town of Honfleur, set on the southern side of the Seine’s estuary, for a tour.

Day 12. Rouen
Choose your sightseeing.
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Visit the site of the Battle of the Somme, or perhaps join a walking tour of Rouen.  

Day 13. Les Andelys
Dock in Les Andelys and choose your activity. Later, set sail for Paris. 
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
The more active may walk up to the ruins of Château Gaillard. Others may prefer a trip to Château de la Roche-Guyon.

Day 14. Paris
Discover a different side of Paris during your selected sightseeing activity.
Freedom of Choice Sightseeing
Perhaps join a culinary walking tour, discover Montmartre or take a tour through the iconic Louvre. 
Signature Experience
Tonight, visit the world-famous Moulin Rouge.  

Day 15. Disembark Ship, Depart Paris
Transfer to the airport for your flight. 


Helloworld Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 05 Jan 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. All savings are included in the advertised price. A first non-refundable deposit of $1,000 pp is due within 7 days of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 pp is due by 31 October 2018. Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure date. Exclusive discount is valid on all 2019 departures, is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. ~Flights based on economy class with Singapore Airlines or another airline of APT’s choosing (dependent on routing) including air taxes up to $250 per person. Surcharges apply if air taxes exceed this amount. Airfare offers subject to availability of airline and booking class. Once class is sold out surcharges apply. Flights must be booked by APT. Flight restrictions apply. Limited suites/cabins/staterooms on set departures are available and are subject to availability. ^Complimentary beverages exclude French Champagne, premium spirits and selected wines. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Singapore Airlines Conditions of Carriage, APT and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.