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Departure Date: 27 July 2024 - 7 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Emerald Liberté
  • Duration 7 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Jul 2024 - Sep 2024
  • Holiday type River Cruising
  • Holiday code RVR7245

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Unveil captivating landscapes, rich history and France’s world-leading culinary culture on a luxurious cruise sailing the Rhône and Saône rivers.

Your journey begins in vibrant Marseille, where the buzz of the big city gives way to sun-drenched vineyards and charming villages as you sail into the heart of Provence. Explore Arles, where Roman ruins stand witness to the town’s ancient past. Avignon, the “City of Popes,” awaits with its imposing Palais des Papes, a UNESCO marvel, followed by the cobblestone streets of Viviers and Tournon’s hilltop castle.

With exclusive shore excursions at every port, you’ll have no end of exciting opportunities in this history-steeped region. Delve into the history of Chalon-sur-Saône with its charming bistros and bridges and Beaune, Burgundy’s wine capital. Finally, Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France, beckons with its Michelin-starred restaurants and vibrant markets.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board River Cruise

7 night full-board river cruise on board Emerald Liberté

The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director

20 meals including: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

Complimentary unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks during lunch and dinner, sparkling wine and fresh-squeezed juices during breakfast

Add a Premium Drinks Package for £99pp

Welcome and farewell reception & dinner

Overnight in port in Arles

Excursions

Guided tour of Arles with arena visit

Guided tour of Avignon
Guided tour of Viviers
Guided tour of Tournon
Guided tour of Lyon
Visit to the Hospices de Beaune

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A Provençal dinner hosted by chef Fabien Morreale

Regional wine tasting on board
Cheese and olive tasting on board

EmeraldACTIVE

Canoeing excursion in Avignon

Guided bike tour to Glun
Guided hike through the vineyards in Tournon
Guided bike tour of Lyon

All Flights & Transfers
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on two passengers sharing an Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite, booking directly with Imagine Cruising.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Marseille: Embark Ship

Expertly navigating the rivers of Europe, Emerald’s contemporary Star-Ships have been specially designed to mirror the beauty of their majestic surroundings. Luxurious features include the three-tiered atrium and indoor-outdoor pool.

Meals Included: Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Liberté

Days 1 - 2
Arles: Overnight in Port

Immerse yourself in Arles’ vibrant tapestry of history and art. Explore ancient ruins, marvel at Van Gogh’s masterpieces, and wander Provençal streets. Let this inspiring destination ignite your creative spirit and captivate your senses.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Liberté

Day 3
Avignon

Unveil the magic of Avignon, where history echoes through ancient ramparts. Wander its cobbled streets, behold majestic palaces, and immerse in a vibrant arts scene that will ignite your soul with inspiration.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Liberté

Day 4
Viviers

Embrace the enchantment of Viviers in France’s Ardèche region. Discover medieval streets, the grand Cathedral of Saint Vincent, and breathtaking Rhône Valley views. Let history and beauty captivate your soul in this hidden gem.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Liberté

Day 5
Tournon-sur-Rhône

Immerse yourself in Tournon-sur-Rhône’s allure. Choose a nostalgic steam train ride, wine tastings, or scenic hikes. Indulge in velvety wines and chocolates, explore vineyards, and savor breathtaking vistas. Unleash your senses and create unforgettable memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Liberté

Day 6
Lyon

Savour the exquisite blend of culture and cuisine in Lyon, France. With its UNESCO-listed old town, culinary delights, and vibrant arts scene, it’s a city that harmoniously marries tradition with modernity.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Liberté

Day 7
Chalon-sur-Saône

Embark on a journey to Chalon-sur-Saône, France. Set along the tranquil Saône River, this charming town invites you to explore its historic streets, enjoy its local cuisine, and bask in the gentle beauty of Burgundy.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Liberté

Day 7
Beaune

Indulge in the allure of Beaune, France. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this charming town, savor exquisite wines, and wander through picturesque vineyards. Let Beaune ignite your passion for exploration.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Liberté

Day 8
Lyon: Disembark Ship & Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll disembark your ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Emerald Liberté

This stunningly designed cruise liner offers discerning travellers a world-class luxury experience with modern amenities and unparalleled service. Whether sailing the beautiful Rhône or Saône, passengers on board the Emerald Liberté can enjoy a unique combination of comfort and elegance.

Passengers can relax in one of the many spacious staterooms, which range from traditional to state-of-the-art suites and feature complimentary Wi-Fi, high thread-count linens, and 24-hour room service.  In addition, the Emerald Liberté provides all guests with five-star dining experiences.

When not eating or relaxing in their cabins, guests can explore the wide array of on board activities that cater to all ages. Exercise classes are available as well as pool and whirlpools for those looking to unwind after a day at sea.

With its impeccable design, first-class hospitality and top-notch services, there’s no doubt that your next vacation will be unforgettable aboard the Emerald Liberté Cruise Ship.

  • Occupancy 132
  • Length 361 ft (110.00 m)

Life on Board Emerald Liberté

On board the Emerald Liberté you’ll feel as if you’ve embarked on a special journey before you’ve even left the port. Enjoy sumptuous cuisine, partake in fun activities, or simply relax with your favourite drink and take in the spectacular views.

dining

  • Reflections Restaurant
  • The Terrace
  • Horizon Bar and Lounge

Facilities

The Emerald Liberté’s passengers have access to luxury services like pools, sports activities, spa treatments, and pampering sessions.

  • Sun deck
  • Golf putting green
  • Games area
  • Walking track
  • Navigation bridge
  • Daytime pool & bar
  • Lift
  • Reception
  • Wellness area
  • Fitness area
  • Sky barbecue
  • Hair salon
  • Wheelhouse

entertainment

  • Cinema
  • Nightly music
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Enrichment lectures

Cabins and Suites

On Emerald Cruises, you will be treated to luxurious five-star amenities and world-class comforts — providing the perfect balance of relaxation and excitement. After each thrilling day at sea, drift off in the assurance that your needs are attended to, and a peaceful slumber awaits you.

Emerald Stateroom Sold Out

Emerald Liberte Outside Stateroom
  • Queen/Twin beds/single room
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Luxury products
  • Walk in closet
  • Personal safe
  • Direct dial phone
  • Flat HD TV
  • Mini bar
  • Climate control
  • Umbrella
  • Shoe Cleaner
  • Ear plugs
Cruise Code: RVR7245
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Alternative Departure Dates
10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Nice: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, Chalon...
Sold Out
24 August 2024
24 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Nice: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, Chalon...
Sold Out
07 September 2024
07 Sep 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Marseille: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, C...
Fr From £1,799pp

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite Prices from £1,699pp

Emerald Liberte Balcony Stateroom
  • Queen/Twin beds/single room
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Luxury products
  • Walk in closet
  • Personal safe
  • Direct dial phone
  • Flat HD TV
  • Mini bar
  • Climate control
  • Umbrella
  • Shoe Cleaner
  • Ear plugs
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding doors
  • Indoor veranda
Cruise Code: RVR7245
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Nice: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, Chalon...
Fr From £1,799pp
24 August 2024
24 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Nice: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, Chalon...
Fr From £1,799pp
07 September 2024
07 Sep 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Marseille: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, C...
Fr From £1,799pp

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Cruise Code: RVR7245
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Alternative Departure Dates
10 August 2024
10 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Nice: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, Chalon...
Sold Out
24 August 2024
24 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Nice: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, Chalon...
Sold Out
07 September 2024
07 Sep 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Marseille: Embark Ship, Arles: Overnight in Port, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Lyon, C...
Sold Out
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