Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Get to the Heart of Burgundy and Provence on Saga's new French waterways cruise


  • Sail past vineyards, fields of lavender and sunflowers, on beautiful stretches of the Rhone
  • Taste famous local wines including Mâcon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • Marvel at historic Arles, Avignon, Viviers and Lyon
Saga's new no-fly river cruise takes guests from London St Pancras by Eurostar to meet the elegant ship MS Bijou in Lyon. There will be a welcome reception and dinner on board to get the cruise off to a friendly and comfortable start.
Wake up to beautiful scenery and visit medieval Viviers; a town of two parts where narrow alleyways are lined with traders' houses close to the river and the magnificent upper quarter which is home to St Vincent's cathedral and Bishop's Palace. There will also be an opportunity to discover the stunning Ardèche Gorge and the Museum of Lavender.
Seven nights from £1,499 includes UK travel service, return Eurostar travel, travel insurance, full board, cocktail party, choice of wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch, farewell dinner, saga cruise escort and porterage.
For details call 0800 046 2481 or visit saga.co.uk/rivercruises


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