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'Saroche' - Canal du Rhône à Séte
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'Saroche' - Canal du Rhône à Séte

Canal Barge Cruises: Tranquil voyages along Europe's scenic canals and rivers

Itinerary

Day 1: SUNDAY

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
Day 2: MONDAY

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
Day 3: TUESDAY

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
Day 4: WEDNESDAY

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
Day 5: THURSDAY

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
Day 6: FRIDAY

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
Day 7: SATURDAY

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.

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