Welcome and boarding – Visit of BEAUCAIRE and TARASCON

SUNDAY

Around 3 pm, transfer to MAM GOZ in Beaucaire. After you settle down, you can rest on board or have the opportunity to discover Beaucaire and Tarascon. Situated on the Rhône River, Beaucaire was known worldwide for its fairs. Today it charms us with its castle dating from King Louis IX, quaint streets and lively quays. On the opposite bank, the majestic castle of Tarascon faces Beaucaire. It was an important place of pilgrimage to Sainte Marthe who according to the legend defeated the terrifying monster “La Tarasque”.

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LES ALPILLES in the heart of PROVENCE - cruise to NOURRIGUIER

MONDAY

In the morning, we will walk in Saint-Rémy, a charming village of Provence with fashion boutiques and galleries of Art. Then, throughout the visit of the Moulin de Castelas, you will discover the true star of the Alpilles: the delicious olive oil. After a lunch in a typical restaurant, we will visit Les Baux-de-Provence, a medieval village with its small squares, shady terraces and imposing fortress. Then, you will come back to Beaucaire to cruise to Nourriguier and spend a night in a quiet mooring surrounded by nature.

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AVIGNON - cruise to SAINT GILLES

TUESDAY

The morning begins with a walk in Avignon and the visit of the famous Popes’ Palace. Capital of the western Christian world in the fourteenth century, Avignon presents an exceptional set of monuments, beautiful squares, remarkable mansions, winding lanes and fashion boutiques. In the afternoon, you will rest on board during the cruise along the Costières de Nîmes to Saint-Gilles, famous for its pilgrimage developed since the 11th century.

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ARLES, an ancient roman city - cruise to AIGUES-MORTES

WEDNESDAY

Visit of Arles with a private local guide, famous for the wealth of its ancient Roman monuments. Arles will seduce you, walking in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh. You will enjoy its outdoor market, typical from Provence, full of seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs. Lunch will be taken in a typical restaurant. In the afternoon, comfortably installed on the upper deck of MAM GOZ, you will discover a part of the Camargue with its white horses and bulls living among the reeds and ponds. Arrival in Aigues-Mortes, a well preserved citadel placed in the middle of salt marshes.

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Visit of Salins d'Aigues-Mortes - Cruise to PALAVAS

THURSDAY

Visit of the beautiful city of Aigues-Mortes, founded by King Saint-Louis to have a harbor on the Mediterranean Sea. Then we will board the miniature train of Les Salins du Midi for a magical walk more than one hour around the salt marshes. You will discover how salt is produced and why sea water has a pink color before harvest. After lunch, you will navigate between lakes and the vineyards of the Coteaux du Languedoc. Arrival in Palavas, a Southern resort located on a strip of land between the Sea and wild ponds.

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Cruise between ponds ans sea - Visit of SETE

FRIDAY

This morning, you can rest onboard; spend time on the beach. You can visit “Le Phare de la Méditerranée”, a former water tower, completely rehabilitated and transformed into an amazing touristic infrastructure. You can also bike along the canal to visit the peninsula of Maguelone and its old cathedral. After light lunch on board, we will cruise to Sète. Founded by Louis XIV in 1666, Sète is crossed by numerous canals. The town is considered by many as the Venice of the Languedoc.

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Transfer to airport or railway station

SATURDAY

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

EXCLUSIVE ALL INCLUDED CRUISE

20 900 € for 4 passengers
23 900 € for 5 passengers
26 300 € for 6 passengers

20 900 exclusive cruise for 4 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)
  • 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
  • Transportation from Avignon TGV or Nîmes airport to Beaucaire
  • Transportation from Sète to Montpellier TGV or Saint Roch station or Montpellier 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
  • Gratuities for the crew
  • Personal expenses

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.