Sensations of Lyon and Provence

Hosted Europe River Cruise

Special Tour Availability: 1 August 2019
Nice, France Hosted Groups, River, Small Group Touring


A cruise like no other – this cruise from Lyon to Provence is simply a journey of exquisite pleasures.

Follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh, Cézanne and Gauguin on this immersive journey through the southern regions of France. Get lost in the history and charm of the countryside and allow yourself to be inspired by the culture that once inspired the masters.

For an exclusive, one-off cruise, join master gardener and award winning radio presenter Sabrina Hahn, as she hosts this 12-day cruise.


Sabrina Hahn is a whole lot of Hort with Heart – a master gardener, horticultural professional, award-winning radio presenter and writer. She has a passion for the creation of sustainable landscapes that make cities more liveable. Sabrina has shared her knowledge and passion for green spaces on ABC radio for 25 years, being one of the earliest pioneers to promote sustainable gardening practices in the media. She is a highly entertaining public speaker, and MC, she writes a twice-weekly gardening column in The West Australian and also contributes articles for Gardening Australia and Organic Gardener.


  • Free time to explore the city of Paris
  • Exclusive talks and information sessions with your host Sabrina Hahn
  • Explore 8 different cities, towns and villages with guided tours
  • Explore the city of Lyon with a city tour, including the Basilique Notre Dame du Fourvière

Tour departs Paris and finishes in Nice


This cruise will depart on 1 August 2019.

  • Emerald Waterways ‘Star-Ships’ EXCLUSIVE to Evergreen Cruises & Tours
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director and Emerald Waterways Cruise Director
  • Port taxes and charges included
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Return airport transfers
  • Stay two nights at the Crowne Plaza Republique, Paris
  • Stay two nights at the Splendid Hotel & Spa, Nice
  • 7 nights on a luxury European river ship
  • Explore 8 different cities, towns and villages with a guide during our included tours and shore excursions
  • Walking tour of Tournon
  • Visit to the Hospice de Beaune
  • City tour of Lyon including the Basilique Notre Dame du Fourvière
  • Guided walking tour in Avignon
  • Guided tour of Arles
  • 24 superb meals including: 11 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 6 Dinners (D) & 1 Highlight Dinner (HD)
  • Captain’s Welcome Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner while cruising
  • Cheese and olive tasting on board
  • Wine lecture on board
  • Provençal dinner hosted by Fabien Morreale


Evergreen invites you to join them aboard their custom-built, deluxe Emerald Waterways ‘Star-Ships’, where you’ll experience the romance and adventures of Europe’s waterways like never before.

With five identical ships in the fleet on the Rhine, Main & Danube Rivers, these modern ships are at the forefront of design. Each ship features spacious suites, full balconies, innovative drop-down windows and a unique heated pool which converts into a cinema in the evening.

With Evergreen Cruises & Tours, you can experience all the must-see attractions, destinations and scenery, as well as the breath-taking sights you never knew existed.

Their team of local experts will proudly show you the best Europe has to offer. Their friendly Tour and Cruise Directors, Coach Drivers, Local Guides and Cruise Ship crew go out of their way to ensure you’re totally satisfied with every sightseeing experience and exclusive excursion.

From start to finish, they carefully plan, arrange and coordinate every aspect of your holiday. Their itineraries are cleverly designed with the appropriate balance of inclusions, must-see sights and free time, all planned to unlock Europe’s richness and vibrancy. Their inclusions bring to life the Europe you’ve always dreamed of. Whether you’re exploring the romantic Rhine, or tasting port in a Douro Valley wine cellar, you can look forward to an included excursion in almost every destination you visit.


Speak to your Orbit World Travel expert about the other Evergreen Cruises that are included in the Evergreen Earlybird Sale.


*Prices are per person, in Australian dollars, twin share for land and cruise components only. Cruise price based on Category E Emerald Staterooms and subject to availability. Suit upgrades apply. Offer valid for new bookings only. All savings and bonus nights (if applicable) are included in the advertised price. Itinerary is provided as an example only. A non-refundable and non-transferrable deposit of $1,100 per person is due within 2 days of booking. It is advisable to take out Travel Insurance at this time. Unless taking advantage of the Early Payment Discount, the total cruise tour price must be paid no later than 90 days prior to departure. Airport transfers are only available on the first and last day of your tour and at times as designated by Evergreen. Transfers outside these times will be at your expense and must be secured by your own arrangements. Hosted by Sabrina Hahn subject to minimum group numbers. General: Correct from publication but subject to change at the discretion of the cruise provider and may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Limited availability in peak periods. All offers, prices and itineraries are subject to availability. Offers may be withdrawn or changed without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Cancellation and change fees will apply. Booking may be subject to compulsory credit card fees and service charges. Other conditions apply. Orbit World Travel reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time.

Day 1: Paris
Day 2: Paris
Day 3: Paris – Lyon Embarkation
Day 4: Chalon-Sur-Saône – Beaune
Day 5: Lyon
Day 6: Tournon
Day 7: Viviers
Day 8: Avignon
Day 9: Avignon – Arles
Day 10: Arles Disembarkation
Day 11: Nice
Day 12: Nice

Speak to your Orbit World Travel Travel Advisor about tailoring a bespoke itinerary so you can experience the best of your chosen destination.

 Call Us: 1800 249 804
Total: $6,085 From $6,085 /person