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Belmond Napoleon

Belmond Napoleon

From
€5,190 Per Person

Luxe Class

 

Belmond Napoleon is an exquisitely decorated and maintained barge that cruises from Tain to Arles. This elegant barge allows you to explore the food, wine and culture of the charming cities and towns of Provence. 

  • Country / Region
    France / Provence
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Cruise Code
    BTNAP0816
  • Itinerary
    Tain to Arles
  • Cabins
    6
  • Max Passengers
    12
From
€5,190 Per Person

Luxe Class

 

Belmond Napoleon is an exquisitely decorated and maintained barge that cruises from Tain to Arles. This elegant barge allows you to explore the food, wine and culture of the charming cities and towns of Provence. 

  • Country / Region
    France / Provence
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Cruise Code
    BTNAP0816
  • Itinerary
    Tain to Arles
  • Cabins
    6
  • Max Passengers
    12
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivityActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary MealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesDrinksDrinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksInclusionInclusion Sun deck with spa poolTransportation Transportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions ItineraryItinerary Cruise between Tain and Arles.ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesTransfersTransfers Transfer from the airport/hotel or train station to the bargeActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

Belmond Napoleon features six sizeable cabins, each with an en-suite private bathrooms. The spacious salon and dining room are decorated with colorful murals depicting the life of Napoleon Bonaparte as well as personalities associated with Provence. 
 

The charming cruise ship enables you to experience tranquility in the highest style. Relax on the sun deck admiring the fantastic sceneries! 

 

Cruise Highlights

  • All-inclusive 6-night/7-day cruise
  • Daily excursions and entry fees to:
    • Avignon and Palace of the Popes
    • Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct
    • Arles and St-Remy-de-Provence, both villages where Van Gogh once lived
    • Châteauneuf-du-Pape for wine tasting
    • 18th century Provencal bastide (manor house) for olive oil tasting
    • Other typical Provencal villages
  • All gourmet meals and open-bar 24/7
  • Attentive service from 6 crew members
  • Transfers between Paris and Belmond Napoléon
  • Cruise from March to October/Sunday departures
  • Bookings available by the cabin. Alternatively, this barge may be fully chartered for the exclusive use of your group.


Pick-up & Drop-off Points

  • Pick-up: Your hotel in Paris
  • Drop-off: Train station after breakfast

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Itinerary 

Tain to Arles

Day 1, Sunday
Board at Tain l'Hermitage or Tournon and meet your crew for a Champagne reception. Enjoy a wine-tasting at Mr Ferraton's winery only steps away. Later, dine on superb cuisine accompanied by France's finest wines.

Day 2, Monday
Cruise to Viviers while watching the beautiful Rhône Valley glide by. Enjoy a guided walk of this charming medieval town in the mid-afternoon. Return to the barge and play the traditional Provençal game pétanque.

Day 3, Tuesday
Enjoy a scenic drive to Nyons, a Provençal village with a lavender distillery and 18th-century olive mill. Have lunch at pretty Grignan. Visit a truffle farm to learn about and taste this world-renowned delicacy.

Then cruise south to Saint-Etienne-des-Sorts. Pass through the Bollène lock, with its dramatic 23-metre drop.

Day 4, Wednesday
Visit the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape for a wine tasting. Lunch on board as you cruise to Avignon, past the famous bridge, Pont Saint-Bénezet. Moor opposite the gates to city then visit the spectacular Roman Pont du Gard aqueduct.

Day 5, Thursday
Tour Avignon, which was home to the Popes of Avignon in the 1300s. Enjoy a walk around the walled city, as well as the Palace of the Popes. Take time to peruse the shops or sample French café culture.

Lunch on Belmond Napoléon as you cruise to Arles. Explore the village of Les Baux before dining on board.

Day 6, Friday
Tour Arles, home of Van Gogh from 1888 to 1889. Enjoy lunch as you cruise back to Avignon. Visit Saint-Rémy, birthplace of Nostradamus and also home to Van Gogh. On the way back, enjoy an olive-oil tasting in an 18th-century Provencal bastide. In the evening, have a magnificent farewell gala dinner.

Day 7, Saturday
Have breakfast before the crew bids you farewell and you disembark.

Barge Details 

Belmond Napoleon

Belmond Napoleon deck plan

  • 6 crew
  • 39 metres long
  • 6 twin/double junior suites (15 sqm)
  • Air-conditioned
  • Centrally heated
  • Sundeck with 360 degree views with Jacuzzi and sun loungers
  • Bicycles available on board
  • iPod dock, books, piano keyboard, DVDs and games
  • Wi-Fi (subject to local reception)
  • Air-conditioned minibus

Dates & Prices 

Rates for 2017

Departure Dates (Sunday) Cabin per person Charter 8 ppl Charter 9 ppl Charter 10 ppl Charter 11 ppl Charter 12 ppl
September 3, 10, 17, 24 5,767 Euros 56,575 Euros 53,737 Euros 62,840 Euros 65,974 Euros 69,107 Euros
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 5,190 Euros 50,917 Euros 53,737 Euros 56,556 Euros 59,377 Euros 62,196 Euros

Rates for 2018

Departure Dates Cabin per person Charter 8 ppl Charter 9 ppl Charter 10 ppl Charter 11 ppl Charter 12 ppl
March 25 4,902 Euros 48,088 Euros 50,751 Euros 53,410 Euros 56,078 Euros 58,740 Euros
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 4,902 Euros 48,088 Euros 50,751 Euros 53,410 Euros 56,078 Euros 58,740 Euros
May 6, 13, 20, 27 6,127 Euros 60,112 Euros 63,441 Euros 66,770 Euros 70,092 Euros 73,428 Euros
June 1, 10, 17, 24 6,127 Euros 60,112 Euros 63,441 Euros 66,770 Euros 70,092 Euros 73,428 Euros
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 6,127 Euros 60,112 Euros 63,441 Euros 66,770 Euros 70,092 Euros 73,428 Euros
August 5, 12, 19, 26 6,127 Euros 60,112 Euros 63,441 Euros 66,770 Euros 70,092 Euros 73,428 Euros
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 6,127 Euros 60,112 Euros 63,441 Euros 66,770 Euros 70,092 Euros 73,428 Euros
October 7, 14, 21 4,902 Euros 48,088 Euros 50,751 Euros 53,410 Euros 56,078 Euros 58,740 Euros

Terms & Conditions

Prices shown in Euros and will be converted in Australian Dollar (AUD) at time of payment using a daily ROE. An initial deposit of 20% of the total cruise fare for cabin or charters is payable at the time of booking. The balance must be paid within 90 days for cabin and 120 days for charter as per our terms and conditions and as specified in our confirmation invoice, which will be despatched when the booking form has been processed. Cancellation policy applies to all bookings.

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