Welcome and boarding – AVIGNON

SATURDAY

Around 4 pm, you will board the MAM GOZ moored on the Rhône River in Avignon. After you settle in, you can rest on board or enjoy a walk along the banks or in the center of the beautiful town of Avignon, the famous ‘Popes City’. Then, it will be time for welcome champagne and drinks, meet the crew and learn more about your itinerary. We will have prepared a succulent meal, that our chef will serve after the special “mise en bouche”!

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Visit of AVIGNON - cruise to VALLABREGUES

SUNDAY

The morning begins with a guided visit to the famous Palais des Papes. Capital of the western Christian world in the fourteenth century. Avignon presents an exceptional set of monuments, beautiful squares, remarkable mansions, winding alleys and fashion boutiques. After lunch in a specially selected restaurant, you will have time for a spot of shopping in Avignon. We will then cruise the Rhône River, arriving at the small village of Vallabrègues.

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LES ALPILLES in PROVENCE - cruise to ARLES

MONDAY

You will enjoy discovering steep hills in the heart of Provence: the Alpilles. Visit ‘Les Baux-de-Provence’, a fortified medieval city with its winding streets, shady terraces and imposing fortress. Then, you will meet the true star of the Alpilles: the delicious olive oil produced by the Moulin de Castelas. After lunch, on a typical small village square, you will discover Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Packed with fashionable boutiques and art galleries. During your cruise to Arles, you will pass an impressive lock with a height difference of 14 m.

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ARLES, an ancient roman city - cruise to SAINT-GILLES

TUESDAY

How can the magic of Arles be explained? Does it come from the light that once so dazzled Van Gogh? The impressive architectural vestiges since Roman epoc that are the legacy of successive generations? You will find the answers thanks to the insights of your guide during the visit to this marvellous city of Provence. Lunch will be taken in a typical restaurant. Then, you will navigate the Petit Rhône, one of the arms of the delta du Rhône which encloses the Camargue. Before ending the day in Saint-Gilles, famous for its pilgrimage developed since the 11th century.

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Daytrip in CAMARGUE - Cruise to GALLICIAN

WEDNESDAY

Today you will explore the heart of Camargue with a visit to a traditional horse and bull breeding farm. Their motto is: “Rustique & Authentique”. What else? You will share a unique moment with local guides to understand the traditions and life in Camargue. Either on a cart filled with straw or on a horse, you will approach the animals to feed them in their natural environment. After a “déjeuner” on board, you will go to the capital of the Camargue. Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer with its fortified church which is famous for its gypsy’s pilgrimage. Depending on the season, you may enjoy swimming in the Mediterranean Sea. In the afternoon, back on board, comfortably relaxing on the upper deck, you will discover a part of the Camargue with its white horses and bulls living among the reeds and ponds.

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Cruise to AIGUES-MORTES

THURSDAY

In the morning, you will navigate the Canal du Rhône à Sète and enjoy the wild and preserved Camargue, one of Europe’s largest wetlands reserve. Followed by a stop in Aigues-Mortes, founded by King Saint-Louis to harbour on the Mediterranean Sea. After lunch in a specially selected restaurant, you will be enchanted for more than 3 hours, by the magic of the “Salins d’Aigues-Mortes”. In a 4×4, accompanied by a local guide, you will discover inaccessible places, fauna and flora that you will not see anywhere else. Visit of Aigues-Mortes: this beautiful touristic city remains surrounded by medieval ramparts.

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Transfer to airport or railway station

FRIDAY

 

After breakfast transfer to the airport or railway stations in Montpellier.

 

 

EXCLUSIVE ALL INCLUDED CRUISE

20 100 € for 2 passengers
21 300 € for 3 passengers
22 500 € for 4 passengers
25 700 € for 5 passengers
28 300 € for 6 passengers

20100 exclusive cruise for 2 passengers

Our prices include

  • Private cruise up to 6 passengers in 3 double cabins
  • Champagne welcome and an aperitif before dinner or lunch aboard
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) with their accompanying wines from the region
  • 3 glasses of wine with ashore lunches or dinner
  • Bar with a selection of cocktails, alcohol, liquor, Languedoc wines and soft drinks
  • Excursions and activities as mentioned in the program with a private van
  • Entrance fees mentioned in the program
  • Use of onboard bicycles
  • Transportation day 1: from Avignon TGV or Nîmes airport to Avignon harbor
  • Transportation day 7: from Aigues-Mortes to Montpellier TGV station or airport

Our prices do not include

  • Travel arrangements and airfares to and within France
  • Pick-up and drop-off different from program
  • Travel and cancellation insurance
  • Drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Crew gratuity
  • Personal expenses

This cruise starts from Avignon or from Aigues-Mortes depending on the dates:

Departures from AVIGNON on Saturday: April 11, April 25, May 9, May 23, June 6, June 20, July 4, July 18, August 1, August 15, August 29, September 12, September 26, October 10, October 24
Departures from AIGUES-MORTES on Saturday: April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16, May 30, June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, August 8, August 22, September 5, September 19, October 3, October 17

 

MAM GOZ is operated by SAS FLUVIAL TOUR
which has:

  • an official French travel agency license,
  • registered with ATOUT FRANCE n°IM030180003,
  • covered by the financial guarantee fund of APST (15, avenue Carnot 75017 PARIS) and by a professional liability insurance of the liability insurance company. GENERALLI IARD (2, rue Pillet-Will 75009 PARIS)
BOOKING
Booking is very simple. You may contact Christel or Eric by mail: fluvialtour@outlook.fr or by phone in France: +33 659 587 589. To confirm your booking, you provide a deposit of 30% by bank transfer. This will be taken as an acceptance of terms and sales conditions. The balance is due 90 days before the start date of your cruise. Non paiement will be taken as cancellation. You can also book via your local travel agency. They can get in contact with us.
REMARKS
The route might be reversed without altering the quality of the cruise or implying any disturbance for our clients. If during the cruise a technical problem such as lock blocking, canal works, flooding or mechanical or technical problems with the barge, etc. would occur, we reserve the right to change the cruise route and propose alternatives without altering the quality and with mind the fully satisfaction of our clients.
Guests should be of reasonable fitness and agility suitable for a barging holiday.
The cruise we elaborated is an example. If you wish, you can choose the duration, the route and the programme of the cruise.
We are at your disposal to schedule your personal, private cruise in Provence, Camargue or Occitanie.