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12 Night - Charming Provence & Spanish Fiesta Package

Discover Southern France onboard a crewed Barge

Package Details

Overview

Accommodation Activities Breakfast Cruise Drinks Fly Meals Package Transfers Wi-Fi

From $8,099* per person

Package Provider: Croisi
Package Type: Fly Cruise
Region: Europe
Duration: 12 Nights


Description

From Sète to Arles, join us on a cruise through breathtaking sceneries. Visit Aigues-Mortes, a medieval fortified town with a prestigious heritage in the heart of one of the most beautiful natural sites of Provence.

This tour combines the highlights of Spain's Basque Country with exploration of San Sebastian and Bilbao combined with free leisure time to discover Barcelona and its many renowned landmarks.


Your Fly, Cruise & Stay package includes:

  • Economy class flights from Sydney to Avignon, returning from Barcelona
  • Private car transfer from Airport to Hotel
  • 1 night accommodation in Avignon including breakfast
  • 6 night Barge Cruise in Southern France onboard ms Anne Marie
  • Includes all meals & drinks with meals and at the bar,  Free Wifi in lounge & bar, Gala dinner & evening, all shore excursions + more
  • Economy class flight from Lyon to Barcelona
  • 5 night Basque Country Highlights package with Tempo Holidays
  • Includes 2 nights in Barcelona, 2 nightss in Bilboa, 1 night San Sebastian, breakfast daily, private arrival transfer, Pintxos cooking class in Bilbao, Tourist tickets between cities

 Extend your flights and stay longer - talk to our travel experts about more options

Charming Provence – Barge cruise itinerary

Date

Itinerary

16 Aug 19

Avignon – Sete

Transfer by coach from Avignon to Sète. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

17 Aug 19

Sete

We'll leave on an excursion of the Etang De Thau and visit the Etang de Thau Museum, where you'll discover the shellfish farmers and fishermen, The afternoon will be dedicated to a tour of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, one of the most beautiful villages in France.

18 Aug 19

Sete - Palavas - Les - Flots

We'll spend the morning cruising towards Palavas-Les-Flots and by late morning. This afternoon, we'll set out on a tour to discover a manade and the life of its herders. We'll travel by wagon and take part in a bull sorting. Tonight, take advantage of some free time and discover the spa resort of Palavas-Les-Flots, whose rich identity reaches back for more than three centuries. 

19 Aug 19

Palavas - Les - Flots - Aigues - Mortes

We'll spend the morning cruising on the Rhône à Sète Canal to Aigues-Mortes, arriving at the end of the morning. This afternoon, join us for a tour of Aigues-Mortes. This old, fortified city with a rich heritage is located in the middle of the marshes. We'll board a tourist train and tour the salt marches and visit the salt museum. 

20 Aug 19

Aigues - Mortes - Gallician 

We'll spend the morning cruising towards Gallician before setting out on an excursion this afternoon to the Camargue. Then you can enjoy some free time in the splendid city of Saint-Marie-la-Mer, where we recommend a visit to its fortified church. 

21 Aug 19

Gallician - Arles

We'll spend the morning cruising towards Arles and travel on both the Rhône à Sète and Rhône canals. This afternoon, enjoy a tour of Arles and discover this cultural center and its Roman ruins, and then travel inland to find out about olive oil production in Provence. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.

22 Aug 19

Arles

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking.

  Basque Country Highlights itinerary

Date

Itinerary

22 Aug 19

Barcelona

Arrive at Barcelona Airport where you will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure exploring this vibrant city. 

Hotel: Barcelona Center  or similar

23 Aug 19

Barcelona Bilbao

After breakfast, make your way to the train station for the morning journey to Bilbao. Spend the rest of the day discovering this vibrant town. Stroll down the narrow streets in the old quarter and maybe try some Pintxos, a Basque version of tapas.

Hotel: Hotel Abando or similar  (B)

24 Aug 19

Bilbao

After breakfast you will learn how to make Pintxos with a professional Basque chef and taste your creations with a variety of wines. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy exploring Bilbao’s artistic side by visiting the Guggenheim Museum.  Hotel Abando or similar  (B)

25 Aug 19

Bilbao – San Sebastian

After breakfast, make your way to the bus station for the journey to San Sebastian and discover the city at your own pace. Take a walk along La Concha Beach or visit the old town, filled with Baroque and Gothic Churches. Hotel: Hoteel Palacio de Aiete or similar (B)

26 Aug 19

San Sebastian – Barcelona

Take in San Sebastian's sites, gastronomy and culture before making your way this afternoon to the train station for the onward journey back to Barcelona where the remainder of the day and your final night are at leisure. Hotel: Barcelona Center or similar (B)

27 Aug 19

Barcelona

Tour ends after breakfast at your hotel.   (B)

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in $AUD. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on the lowest category available at the time.  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 19 December 2018 and can be withdrawn without notice. Visas are not included.  Airfares are based on economy class flights from Sydney and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions, please call us for prices from other cities. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge. 

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1300 765 305 (AUST) 0800 956 363 (NZ)

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