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A first trip with Great Rail and hopefully it won't be our last,
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(Tour code: AVB19)

A French holiday including a cruise along the Rhône

Discover Avignon, the Rhône and Provence. Inspiration for artists including Vincent Van Gogh, this region of France oozes history, charm and atmosphere. Staying in the delightful city of Avignon, we explore Roman Provence and enjoy a lunch cruise along the Rhône.

  • Guided walking tour of Avignon
  • Cruise on the River Rhone to Arles
  • Free time in Avignon
  • Full-day excursion to L’Isle sur-la-Sorgue, Gordes and Roussillon
  • Visit to the Pont du Gard
  • Wine tasting Chateauneuf-du-Pape
What’s Included
  • First Class Rail
    Eurostar Standard Premier
    Eurostar Meals
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
    2 Lunches
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Avignon, the Rhône & Provence 2019Tour Details

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our dedicated Departure Office in St Pancras
  • First Class rail travel throughout (Standard Premier Class on Eurostar journeys with a light meal and drinks)

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 6 nights' hotel accommodation at the 4-Star Hotel de l'Horloge in Avignon or 4-Star Novotel Avignon Centre

Delicious meals included

  • 11 meals including 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners, including a farewell meal in Avignon

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Guided walking tour of Avignon
  • A cruise on the River Rhône to Arles
  • Full-day excursion to L'Isle sur-la-Sorgue, Gordes and Roussillon
  • Free time in Avignon
  • Visit to the Pont du Gard
  • Wine tasting in Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Enhancing your tour

  • Upgrade to a Superior room at the Hotel de L'Horloge from £50 per person (twin occupancy only)


Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

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Avignon, the Rhône & Provence

A French holiday including a cruise along the Rhône


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