7 days
from $3,399

GROUP SIZE   ?

16 people max

ACTIVITY LEVEL   ?

1

France: Arles (round trip)

Canals of Provence


Cuisine, wine and scenery lead the way as you cruise through the Provence region of France. Taste farm fresh oysters, regional wines and cheeses, all while gliding through the stunning countryside.

Tour Highlights

  • Spend six nights cruising through Provence

  • Taste local delights from farms and vineyards

  • Stroll Arles on a walking tour

Trip code: 7PROVENCE

Activity Level:
1

Unscripted experiences, insider access and authentic local flavors


Our team of travel specialists and local contacts have curated some of the best, most exclusive and authentic experiences, restaurants and accommodations in France to truly immerse yourself in a way that wouldn't be possible in larger groups or just on your own.

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Canals of Provence

7 days

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Details

  • Countries Visited: France
  • Accommodation: Ship Cabin (6 nights)
  • Single Supplement: Starting at $1,300
  • Transportation: 22-passenger barge; Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Airport Transfers: Arrival transfers are not included. Group departure transfer from Sete to Arles included on Day 7
  • Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • Passengers: Maximum 16, Average 12

Day-by-day itinerary from Arles (round trip)

Day 1: Arles
Welcome to Provence! After boarding your ship and settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome dinner and remain in the city overnight. (d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Anne-Marie (ship subject to change)

Day 2: Arles > Gallician
Discover the cultural center and Roman ruins of Arles today, before traveling inland to discover the secrets of olive oil production in Provence. Our visit ends with a tasting of some local wines, olive oils and cheeses. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon as we cruise along the Rhône River and the Canal du Rhône à Sète. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Anne-Marie (ship subject to change)

Day 3: Gallician > Aigues-Mortes
Today we explore the Camargue. Hiking and biking trails crisscross the wetlands in Camargue National Park. Discover the beauty and wildlife of the region as you choose. This afternoon, spend some time in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer on the banks of the Mediterranean Sea. Then, it’s on to Aigues-Mortes. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Anne-Marie (ship subject to change)

Day 4: Aigues-Mortes > Palavas-les-Flots
Aigues-Mortes, a historical city located in the middle of the marshes — and one of the most beautiful sites in Provence — is our center for discovery today. In the afternoon, we cruise to Palavas-les-Flots, where we have time unscripted to discover the rich history of this gorgeous spa resort. Wander the banks of the sea or enjoy a cocktail at a seaside cafe. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Anne-Marie (ship subject to change)

Day 5: Palvalas-les-Flotes > Sète
Diving into some local culture, we set out on a tour to learn about a “manade” and the life of its herders. We follow this up with a delicious snack featuring products from the farm. This afternoon we cruise toward Sète, arriving in the early evening. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Anne-Marie (ship subject to change)

Day 6: Sète
Today we head to the Étang de Thau, famous for its oysters. We stop to learn more of the local farmers and fishermen — and also to taste some of these famous shellfish. The afternoon is dedicated to a tour of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, one of the most beautiful villages in France. We gather this evening to say farewell to our adventures in southern France. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Anne-Marie (ship subject to change)

Day 7: Sète > Arles
Enjoy one last breakfast on board before your included transfer heads back to Arles. (b)

Things to know before traveling to France

SINGLE CABINS

Please note that due to the limited amount of cabins on board, single occupancy cabins are limited, and on-request only. Please ask your Club Adventures team member for more information on availability and supplemental charges.

The MS Déborah and MS Jeanine offer modern luxuries and comfortable accommodations, including a lounge and bar, sun deck, WiFi access, open air jacuzzi and onboard restaurant.

Add-ons available before and after your trip to see the most of France

Pre-Night Add-ons

Pre-nights are available on request. Please ask your Club Adventures team member for details.


Post-Night Add-ons

Post-nights are available on request. Please ask your Club Adventures team member for details.


Optional Tours

We’ve already included everything you need to see! While there are no optional tours on this tour, your Local Leader can always point you in the right direction for you to write your own adventure.


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