'Saroche' boasts spacious cabins, a spa pool on her sun deck and a parasol-covered area for meals al fresco. As she cruises along some of the most scenic waterways in France, discover prolific vineyards, quaint market towns and serene valleys. On board, guests are treated to a gourmet experience, with five-course dinner menus, complemented by selections from the extensive on-board wine cellar.
Canal Barge Cruises 2014
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Length: 128 feet
Width: 16.5 feet
Cabins: 3 queen/twin, each with en suite bathroom
Cabin Size(s): 188-240 square feet
Departs: Sundays from Avignon/Nimes or Montpellier (depending on cruise direction)
Meet in Avignon or Nimes and transfer to 'Saroche,' moored at Beaucaire. After a champagne reception, relax on board before a gourmet welcome dinner.'Saroche' | Meals: D
Visit Avignon's 14th-century Palais des Papes today with time for individual exploration of the town. Return to the barge for lunch and an afternoon cruise to Saint-Gilles near the entrance to Le Petit Rhône.'Saroche' | Meals: B L D
Cruise to Arles, the old capital of the Camargue. Visit the massive amphitheatre dating from Roman times and the haunts of Vincent Van Gogh, where the 19th-century artist painted some of his most memorable canvases.'Saroche' | Meals: B L D
After a leisurely morning cruise through Camargue National Park, known for its white horses, black bulls and abundant bird life, 'Saroche' moors just outside the town walls of Aigues-Mortes. Lunch is ashore at a local restaurant, followed by a visit Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.'Saroche' | Meals: B L D
Today visit the seaside resort town of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, followed by a scenic cruise on the saltwater lakes known as etangs. Overnight mooring is near the vineyard-encircled, historic city of Maguelonne.'Saroche' | Meals: B L D
Cruise to the busy port town of Sète with its many picturesque canals. Enjoy the breathtaking view from atop Mont St. Clair before returning to 'Saroche' for a gala farewell dinner.'Saroche' | Meals: B L D
After breakfast, transfer to Montpellier where your journey ends.Meals: B
Cruise itinerary operates in reverse direction on alternate weeks.
Canal Barge Cruising in Europe is a relaxed way of travel that is inherently flexible and subject to change. The above itinerary is an example of the places you may see and visit during your cruise; your actual itinerary may vary.
Price displayed is per person, or in the case of Canal & River Cruising, could represent charter price for the cruise.
For availability and reservations, call 800 554 7016.
|Apr. 27, 2014 - May. 03, 2014||$4,500||Cabin||Available|
|Apr. 27, 2014 - May. 03, 2014||$26,000||6-night charter||Available|
|May. 04, 2014 - May. 10, 2014||$5,250||Cabin||Available|
|May. 04, 2014 - May. 10, 2014||$30,000||6-night charter||Available|
|May. 11, 2014 - May. 17, 2014||$4,200 (was $5,250)||Cabin||Available|
|May. 11, 2014 - May. 17, 2014||$24,000 (was $30,000)||6-night charter||Available|
|May. 18, 2014 - May. 24, 2014||$4,200 (was $5,250)||Cabin||Available|
|May. 18, 2014 - May. 24, 2014||$30,000||6-night charter||Available|
|May. 25, 2014 - May. 31, 2014||$5,250||Cabin||Available|
|May. 25, 2014 - May. 31, 2014||$30,000||6-night charter||Available|
|Jun. 01, 2014 - Jun. 07, 2014||$5,250||Cabin||Available|
|Jun. 01, 2014 - Jun. 07, 2014||$30,000||6-night charter||Available|