Viking Lyon & Provence River Cruise from $1,999 + Air from $399


  • Roundtrip airfare included from cities listed (ask a travel team agent for air from additional cities)
  • Airline taxes & fees
  • 8-night deluxe cruise accommodation
  • All onboard meals, featuring regional specialties made with locally sourced ingredients & always available American classics
  • Unlimited beverages & wine w/ every lunch & dinner on board
  • Culture Tours
  • All port charges & government taxes
Viking Lyon & Provence River Cruise

Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at Les Arènes amphitheater and the Pont du Gard. Explore Avignon’s Palace of the Popes. Excite your palate in Lyon, capital of French gastronomy. Savor Beaujolais wines. Hunt for truffles and see how chèvre cheese is made. Come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this 8-day Rhône cruise.



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2019 Lyon and Provence cruise map
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***(Itinerary may be in reverse depending on cruise dates)


Day 1 Avignon, France

Fly to Marseille. Transfer from the airport to your ship, docked in Avignon.* After boarding, take free time to explore this quaint town on the scenic Rhône River, or join our “welcome walk” to stretch your legs and get oriented. (D)


Day 2 Arles, France

Disembark after breakfast and take a walking tour of Arles with its diverse architectural highlights. Experience the city’s vibrant colors and striking quality of light that have inspired artists. Arles is also the site of some impressive Roman ruins, including Les Arènes, an arena that seats 20,000 and is still in use, as well as Romanesque monuments such as the Church of Saint-Trôphime, completed in the 15th century. Your afternoon is free to explore Arles on your own. Dinner is served as you depart for Avignon this evening. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Avignon, France

This morning, set out on a guided walk of Avignon, nicknamed the “City of Popes” because it was home to seven popes from 1309 to 1377. Stroll through the historic center, stop at the picturesque Pont d’Avignon and walk the Place de l’Horloge. Continue to the renowned Palace of the Popes for a guided tour through this rambling maze of Gothic architecture that served as papal residence, fortress, church and palace. After the tour, enjoy an afternoon at leisure exploring Avignon. You can join the optional tour to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, visiting the vineyards and tasting the famous wine. This evening, enjoy dinner on board your ship as we depart for Viviers. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Viviers, France

This morning join a walking tour of Viviers’ Old Town with its medieval and Renaissance buildings. Once a 5th-century Roman settlement, today the cobblestone streets are dominated by the 12th-century St. Vincent Cathedral. This afternoon, we set sail to Tournon. (B, L, D)

Day 5 Tournon, France

Board the Train de l’Ardèche this morning for a locomotive ride through the deep gorges of the Ardèche plateau, cut by the Doux River. Return to your ship and enjoy lunch on board as we cruise past dramatic landscapes. Arrive in Vienne this afternoon, a beautiful town with an ancient Roman past. Visit the Temple of Augustus and Livia, the Roman amphitheater and the Gothic Cathedral of St. Maurice on a walking tour before dinner on board the ship. We remain docked in Vienne this evening. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Lyon, France

After breakfast, disembark in Lyon for a tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Begin with a drive to the top of Fourvière Hill for amazing views of the city. Continue with a guided visit to the Basilica of Notre Dame and drive through town past the magnificent St. Jean Cathedral and the Palace of Justice. Then take a walking tour through the cobblestone streets of Vieux Lyon (Old Town), with free time to shop for souvenirs or sample some of the fine French cuisine for which Lyon is world-famous. Your ship remains docked overnight. (B, L, D)


Day 7 Lyon, France

After breakfast, take a scenic drive through the rolling hills of Beaujolais, where viticultural tradition runs deep. See the legendary Moulin-à-Vent, the windmill that gives its name to one of the most prestigious wines of the region, learn about the art of winemaking in a small museum and enjoy a tasting in one of Beaujolais’s famous cellars. Return to your ship for lunch and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. As always, your Program Director can help you plan your free time. (B, L, D)

Day 8 Lyon, France

After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the Lyon airport for your return flight.* Or, extend your time in France with three exciting nights in Paris, one of the world’s most romantic cities. (B)



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Pricing & Departures


Embark dates Price
Jul 5, 7, 2020 from $2,899 + Air from $599
Jul 19, 2020 from $2,899 + Air from $599
Jul 26, 2020 from $2,899 + Air from $599
Aug 2, 4, 2020 from $2,899 + Air from $599
Aug 11, 2020 from $2,899 + Air from $599
Aug 25, 2020 from $2,899 + Air from $599
Sep 1, 6, 13, 2020 from $2,999 + Air from $599
Oct 4, 2020 from $2,999 + Air from $599
Nov 1, 2020 from $2,699 + Air from $499
Nov 6, 2020 from $2,699 + Air from $499
Nov 10, 2020 from $2,499 + Air from $399
Mar 16, 2021 from $2,599 + Air from $399
May 21, 23, 2021 from $2,599 + Air from $399
Jun 4, 6, 7, 22, 27, 2021 from $2,899 + Air from $699
Jul 1, 4, 11, 20, 2021 from $2,799 + Air from $799
Jul 27, 28, 2021 from $2,799 + Air from $799
Aug 1, 8, 17, 2021 from $2,799 + Air from $799
Aug 29, 31, 2021 from $2,799 + Air from $799
Sep 7, 12, 19, 2021 from $2,999 + Air from $599
Oct 31, 2021 from $2,399 + Air from $499
Nov 2, 7, 9, 2021 from $2,199 + Air from $399
Nov 16, 2021 from $1,999 + Air from $399
Apr 5. 2022 from $2,599 + Air from $499
Apr 12, 2022 from $2,899 + Air from $699
Jun 21, 2022 from $2,899 + Air from $699
Jul 5, 2022 from $2,799 + Air from $799
Sep 6, 13, 20, 2022 from $2,999 + Air from $599
Oct 18, 2022 from $2,799 + Air from $399
Oct 25, 2022 from $2,399 + Air from $399
Nov 1, 2022 from $2,199 + Air from $399
Nov 8, 2022 from $2,199 + Air from $399
Nov 15, 2022 from $2,199 + Air from $399


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  • You won’t find the noise of casinos on-board
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  • There aren’t any on-board art auctions with inflated prices
  • No charge for wine and beer, house wines and beers are served with meals
  • There is no extra charge for alternative restaurants, you will find destination focused dining aboard your river cruise
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  • Use of laundry facilities is free
  • Use of the spa is complimentary
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