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Cruise in Provence from Arles to Sète
7 day / 6 night cruise
The ideal river barge
for families and groups
Anne- marie - provence22 passenger river cruise
Number of cabins : 11
Maximum passenger capacity : 22
Number of crew members : 5
Amenities on board : spacious lounge with bar - restaurant - sun deck with loungers and parasols - barbecue deck - Jacuzzi at the prow of the barge - bicycles on board available for use by passengers - wifi on board.
Lower deck : 11 spacious cabins, all with window.
Each cabin has a window and is equipped with private en-suite facilities (shower and WC), TV, radio, telephone (for internal calls only), safe and independant air-conditioning.
itinerary - arles to sete
DAY 1: ARLES
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we’ll enjoy dinner and remain in port overnight.
DAY 2: ARLES - GALLICIAN
Optional tour of Arles(3). We'll discover this cultural center and its Roman ruins, and then travel inland to find out about olive oil production in Provence. We'll finish up our tour with a tasting of some local products. Afterwards, we’ll return to the ship and spend the afternoon cruising to Gallician. We'll travel on the Rhône River and the Rhône à Sète Canal. We'll remain in port overnight.
DAY 3: GALLICIAN – AIGUES-MORTES
This morning we’ll have an optional excursion to the Camargue. Afterwards, you can enjoy some free time in the splendid city of Saint-Marie-la-Mer, where we recommend a visit to its fortified church. We'll spend the afternoon cruising towards Aigues-Mortes, arriving in the early evening. We'll remain in port overnight.
DAY 4: AIGUES MORTES – PALAVAS-LES-FLOTS
Join us for an optional tour of Aigues-Mortes(3). This old, fortified city with a rich heritage is located in the middle of the marshes and is one of the most beautiful sites in Provence. We'll board a tourist train and tour the salt marches and visit the salt museum. Afterwards, we’ll return to the ship. We'll spend the afternoon cruising to Palavas-Les-Flots. Spend some free time discovering the spa resort of Palavas-Les-Flots, whose rich identity reaches back for more than three centuries. We'll remain in port overnight.
DAY 5: PALAVAS-LES-FLOTES – SETE (2)
We'll set out on an optional tour to discover a manade and the life of its herders during a visit by wagon, and take part in a bull sorting. Before returning to the boat, we'll have a delicious snack with products coming from the farm. We'll spend the afternoon cruising towards Sète, arriving in the early evening. We'll remain in port overnight.
DAY 6: SETE (2)
We'll leave on an optional excursion to the Étang De Thau, famous for its shellfish. We'll visit the Étang de Thau Museum, where we'll discover the shellfish farmers and fishermen. You'll be able to taste some of the shellfish while taking in the beauty of the basin from a terrace. The afternoon will be dedicated to an optional tour of Sète's historical downtown area. We'll continue towards Mont Saint-Clair and discover its exceptional panoramic view as well as its renowned cross and the Notre-Dame-De-La-Salette chapel. Afterwards, we’ll return to the ship. Tonight is our gala evening. We’ll remain in port overnight.
DAY 7: SETE - Arles
Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. Coach transfer from Sète to Arles. End of our services.
. The itinerary is subject to mooring availability at locks or ports, and may be modified as necessary.
(1) Optional excursions.
(2) Depending on mooring availability and weather conditions, the stopover in Sète could be replaced by a stopover in Frontignan.
(3) According to where the ship is moored, coach transfer will be organized on board. A €20 additional charge will be requested at that time.
barge river cruise
22 passenger charter
APRil - OCTOBER 2019
from 1590 Euros per person
Price for Anne Marie includes:
Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - drinks included in this price are water, wine, beer, fruit juices during the meal and coffee after both lunch and dinner for meals eaten on the ship - drinks from the bar, except for champagne or wines from our special list - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance on board - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - on board entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees
These rates do not include:
• Optional excursions (can be booked and paid for on board or at time of booking) • Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers • Insurance • Personal expenses • Coach transfer from Sète to Arles on the seventh day.
To avoid currency exchange fees• Australians can pay in Australian dollars by direct deposit or credit card.
• New Zealanders can pay in New Zealand dollars by direct deposit or credit card.
• US citizens will be charged in US dollars using credit card.