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Rhone River Cruise Holidays 

Enjoy a cruise along the Rhone and witness the lush green vineyards of Burgundy to the sun-kissed hills of Provence and the wild ruggedness of the Ardèche gorges to the medieval allure of Avignon. The river flows through France’s gastronomic heartland. Cruises offer many opportunities to taste and buy wine, and it’s sometimes possible to dine ashore in one of Lyon’s excellent restaurants

Numerous historic towns and cities (mostly in modern-day France) have grown up directly on the Rhône River or its key tributary to the north, the Saône; others occupy the wider Rhône Basin. The Rhône Basin is home to the historic French regions of Provence, Burgundy (Bourgogne), Auvergne, Rhone-Alps and Languedoc-Roussillon.

Discover France's River Rhone

River cruises are a relaxing and great way of seeing fascinating cities, historic landmarks and beautiful countryside. Welcoming ships travel along some of the most scenic rivers in the world, you can enjoy historic cities, stunning scenery and quaint villages as you cruise. With so many holidays to choose from it’s no wonder that river cruise holidays are so popular.


River cruise ships are specially designed to navigate the world’s great rivers and waterways and provide passengers with hotel standard comfort and a great dinning experience. On a river cruise you need never struggle with a foreign language, decipher a map, read a road sign, or even pick up a guidebook. Just sit back and let the world glide by.