Meet your crew for a champagne reception as your journey begins.
Cruise to Vallebregues, past Chateauneuf-du-Pape, home of the Popes of Avignon.
See the famous bridge Pont Saint-Benezet before a delicious dinner on board.
Explore the magnificent walled city of Avignon. Take a guided walk around the Palace of the Popes and Cathedral of Notre Dame.
Return to the barge for lunch and continue your cruise along the River Rhone. Admire the 15th-century castles of Beaucaire and Tarascon as you pass.
As evening settles, float along the Petit Rhone to Aigues-Mortes and enjoy dinner on board.
Take a walk around Aigues-Mortes, a well-preserved village founded by Louis IX in 1241.
Cruise to Camargue where you'll discover salt marshes and sand dunes full of flamingos, wild horses and black bulls.
After, visit Frontignan which is famous for its sweet, natural wine.
Tour Sete, the second-largest port city in France. Wander through the market and quayside, where fishermen lay their nets to dry.
Savour lunch on board as you cruise to Marseillan, a beautiful seaside port. Visit Noilly Prat and sample its unique Mediterranean-style vermouth.
|ÉTANG DE THAU
Cruises through Etang de Thau, a vast inland lagoon. In the afternoon, sample the regional delicacy of oysters and mussels.
The barge crosses the Herault river and the sea, before joining the Canal du Midi. Enjoy dinner on board in a peaceful countryside mooring.
The day begins with a cruise along the glamorous Canal du Midi to Beziers.
Visit Abbaye de Fontfroide, a Cistercian monastery founded in the 11th century. The abbey has been lovingly restored with a peaceful garden and cloister.
Back on board, enjoy a magnificent farewell gala dinner.
Enjoy a final breakfast aboard before the crew bids you farewell and you disembark.