Lyon, Provence & the Rhineland

Amsterdam to Avignon

with Viking River Cruises

Journey along the Rhône and the Rhine, through landscapes shaped by centuries of history, viticulture and art. Taste complex red wines and crisp whites grown on terraced vineyards rooted in the Roman Empire. Explore Avignon’s grand Palace of the Popes and Cologne’s majestic cathedral, both UNESCO sites. Savor Lyon’s rich culinary traditions and the Rhineland’s hearty flavors and admire the landscapes that inspired van Gogh in the Netherlands and Provence.

Amsterdam to Avignon 13 August 2025 From $9,320 pp share double

About Viking River Cruises
Sailing Europe’s storied rivers, the award-winning Viking Longships offer a variety of stateroom categories. Onboard amenities include a restaurant, bar and lounge, library and expansive sun deck. The ships feature al fresco dining on the Aquavit Terrace, an elegant Scandinavian design and “green” features, such as solar panels, an onboard organic herb garden and energy-efficient hybrid engines for a remarkably smooth ride. Viking River Cruises pride themselves on being “the thinking travellers cruise”, with no photography sales, art auctions, no formal nights, no smoking, and no children are permitted under 18.

Itinerary
Day 1:  Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Day 2: Kinderdijk, and scenic sailing Waal & Merwede, The Netherlands
Day 3: Cologne, Germany
Day 4: Koblenz, scenic sailing of the Middle Rhine River,  Rudesheim, Germany
Day 5: Speyer, Germany
Day 6: Strasbourg, France
Day 7: Breisach, Germany
Day 8: Basel, Switzerland and Burgundy, Lyon, France
Day 9: Lyon, France
Day 10: Lyon, France
Day 11:  Vienne & scenic cruising on the Rhone River
Day 12:  Tournon and Viviers, France
Day 13: Arles, France
Day 14:  Avignon, France
Day 15:  Avignon, France

Includes
* 15 night river cruise Amsterdam to Avignon
* Prepaid Cruise Gratuities
* Enrichment lectures and Destination performances
* All meals onboard
* Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
* 24 hour speciality coffees, teas & bottled water
* Free WiFi onboard

Your Bonus
* One Complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
* BYO – you are welcome to bring wine onboard at each port of call to enjoy in your stateroom free of charge – or, take that special bottle to dinner for a nominal corkage fee

Where will my cabin be?
Standard Staterooms are located on Main Deck.  The windows will give you a view right at water level. Ask us today about upgrade options to French Balcony or Veranda Staterooms or perhaps a Suite.

Travel dates
13 August 2025

Please note:
There are many more departures throughout 2025 and 2026, please enquire for pricing.

Book by
31 May 2024

Price
From $9,320 pp share double Standard Stateroom, Category F
Subject to availability at time of booking

Terms & Conditions
Prices shown unless otherwise stated are in NZ$ and are subject to currency fluctuations and are for payment by cash, Eftpos, direct deposit or cleared cheque only.  Credit Card payments are also accepted but will incur a small surcharge, please enquire.   Price includes all discounts. Price includes your cruise fare based on a share twin/double basis in NZ$, based on a Standard Stateroom, Category F, and known Port Taxes & Govt Fees. Gratuities included. Special conditions apply for all Bonus Inclusions, please discuss with your Ocean Escapes consultant.  Savings of up to $4600 are included in shown price. Must book by 31 May 2024, with deposit due immediately upon booking confirmation.  For full Terms and Conditions please discuss with Ocean Escapes. Other conditions may apply.

Pricing:

Prices correct as at 13 May 2024, subject to change without notice. We encourage you to check the most current price with our team, in particular any offers including flights and/or accommodation. Whilst we endeavour to keep our website up to date at all times, please understand if price changes may not be reflected immediately. Other conditions may apply. E&OE.