The following barges cruise in this area:
Where is it?
Between Lyon and Arles
on the eastern side of central France.
What are the cruises like?
wide river wends its way around sloping hillsides
covered in vines —the famous ‘Côtes
du Rhône’ vineyards
(many of which are
classified as premier cru
or grand cru
) as it
makes its serene journey towards the Mediterranean
Sea. Cruises on the River Rhone can of
course be enjoyed in a north—south or south—
north direction. Avignon, Viviers, Lyon and
with its famous vineyards
are all well worth a visit along
this impressive cruise route.
Savour wonderful food and wine as you cruise
the River Rhone aboard Le Phenicien
, (below-right and right) taking
18 and 12 guests respectively.