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Lyon/Arles
7-night Colors of Provence Cruise
June 25, 2020
AmaWaterways: AmaCello
Lyon/Arles
Vacation Offer ID 1357903
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Exclusive Offer
  • Prices reflect a $250 per person savings!
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Cruise Inclusions

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily

AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES

  • Wellness Program with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances

AWARD-WINNING DINING

  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge

A WORLD OF EXPLORATION

  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways

Available Add-Ons

Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Optional shore excursions

  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Lyon

Lyon 06/25/2020

Board your cruise in Lyon. Tonight, meet your fellow passengers as the ship moors overnight. (D)
06/25/2020 06/25/2020
Lyon

Lyon 06/26/2020

Discover dynamic Lyon, starting in Fourvière Hill, part of the city's historic region that is now a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the 19th-century basilica Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Continue on to the old town of Lyon, followed by a guided walk through the St. Jean district, where you will be introduced to the city's unique covered walkways, known as "traboules". During the afternoon, enjoy leisure time or join a guided bike tour through the city designed with cyclists in mind. (B,L,D)
06/26/2020 06/26/2020
Lyon

Lyon 06/27/2020

Travel to the Beaujolais wine region—known as the Pays d'Or or "land of the golden stones". Indulge in a wine tasting at a traditional winery and learn about the history and techniques of their vineyard. Later set sail for Vienne, where you'll enjoy free time to explore the town. (B,L,D)
06/27/2020 06/27/2020
Beaujolais Wine Region

Beaujolais Wine Region 06/27/2020

Travel to the Beaujolais wine region—known as the Pays d'Or or "land of the golden stones". Indulge in a wine tasting at a traditional winery and learn about the history and techniques of their vineyard. After rejoining the ship, enjoy the afternoon at your leisure before sailing to Vienne. (B,L,D),
06/27/2020 06/27/2020
Vienne

Vienne 06/27/2020

Travel to the Beaujolais wine region—known as the Pays d'Or or "land of the golden stones". Indulge in a wine tasting at a traditional winery and learn about the history and techniques of their vineyard. Later set sail for Vienne, where you'll enjoy free time to explore the town. (B,L,D)
06/27/2020 06/27/2020
Vienne

Vienne 06/28/2020

Situated between the wine regions of Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône lies Vienne with a Roman past that can be seen in its marvelously preserved ruins. Take a walking tour to see the amazingly well-preserved Augustus and Livia Temple, the Saint Maurice Cathedral, a Gothic church that took more than 500 years to build, and St. Pierre Abbey—one of the oldest surviving churches in France and now an archaeological museum. For those wishing to be more active, you can either take a guided bike tour along a portion of the ViaRhôna bike route or a guided hike from the ship to the Monastery at Mount Pipet. (B,L,D)
06/28/2020 06/28/2020
Tournon

Tournon 06/28/2020

Situated between the wine regions of Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône lies Vienne with a Roman past that can be seen in its marvelously preserved ruins. Take a walking tour to see the amazingly well-preserved Augustus and Livia Temple, the Saint Maurice Cathedral, a Gothic church that took more than 500 years to build, and St. Pierre Abbey—one of the oldest surviving churches in France and now an archaeological museum. For those wishing to be more active, you can either take a guided bike tour along a portion of the ViaRhôna bike route or a guided hike from the ship to the Monastery at Mount Pipet. (B,L,D)
06/28/2020 06/28/2020
Tournon

Tournon 06/29/2020

Wine and chocolate lovers will enjoy visiting Tournon located in the heart of Côtes du Rhône. You have a choice of three excursions. Take a train ride past magnificent landscape carved along the Gorges du Doux stopping at the charming little station of Colombier-le-Vieux–Saint-Barthélemy-le-Plain, where the train maneuvers in preparation for its return journey. Alternatively, lovers of wine and chocolate will want to visit Château de Tournon for a presentation and tasting on the pairing of red wine and chocolate. For a more active adventure, take a hike through the vineyards of Tain-l'Hermitage, followed by a visit to a local winery where you'll sample some of the wines. (B,L,D)
06/29/2020 06/29/2020
Avignon

Avignon 06/30/2020

Avignon, aptly named the "City of Popes", was the center of the Catholic Church in the 14th century when its "Palais des Papes" was the equivalent of today's Vatican. Depending on your interests, you have three choices of excursions. Discover the history of Avignon on a guided walking tour that includes the Papal Palace and the well-preserved medieval walls surrounding the historic center of town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Alternatively, you can go to another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the impressive Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct that is a masterpiece of ancient engineering. Or if you prefer, indulge in a Tastes of Provence. During the afternoon, you can enjoy free time in Avignon, go on a bike tour, or go to the magnificent hilltop village, Grignan. After visiting this enchanting Provençal town, go in search of the highly prized "Black Diamond" truffles with a farmer and his trustworthy canine companion. (B,L,D)
06/30/2020 06/30/2020
Arles

Arles 07/01/2020

Considered one of the most beautiful cities in France, Arles enchants. For art lovers, you'll wish to visit Saint Paul de Mausole Asylum, where Vincent van Gogh once lived and painted such well-known works as "The Irises" and "Starry Night". Many people consider Van Gogh's Arles period to be the most creative of his career. Afterwards, go to the Carrières de Lumières, where you'll be treated to a spectacular presentation of art, sound, and history projected on the walls of caves. Alternatively, venture to the medieval hilltop village, Les Baux-de-Provence, followed by a visit to an olive farm where you'll learn about age-old Provençal traditions from a master olive miller as well as sample the olive oil. During the afternoon, you can join a walking tour of Arles highlighting top sights, including the Romanesque cathedral and Roman amphitheater; or take a guided bike tour to the Roman ruins. And for those who wish to delve further into Van Gogh's Arles, join a special walking tour along with a visit to the Vincent van Gogh Foundation, showcasing his legacy. (B,L,D)
07/01/2020 07/01/2020
Les Baux de Provence

Les Baux de Provence 07/01/2020

Considered one of the most beautiful cities in France, Arles enchants. For art lovers, you'll wish to visit Saint Paul de Mausole Asylum, where Vincent van Gogh once lived and painted such well-known works as "The Irises" and "Starry Night". Many people consider Van Gogh's Arles period to be the most creative of his career. Afterwards, go to the Carrières de Lumières, where you'll be treated to a spectacular presentation of art, sound, and history projected on the walls of caves. Alternatively, venture to the medieval hilltop village, Les Baux-de-Provence, followed by a visit to an olive farm where you'll learn about age-old Provençal traditions from a master olive miller as well as sample the olive oil. During the afternoon, you can join a walking tour of Arles highlighting top sights, including the Romanesque cathedral and Roman amphitheater; or take a guided bike tour to the Roman ruins. And for those who wish to delve further into Van Gogh's Arles, join a special walking tour along with a visit to the Vincent van Gogh Foundation, showcasing his legacy. (B,L,D)
07/01/2020 07/01/2020
Arles

Arles 07/02/2020

Disembark your ship in Arles. (B)
07/02/2020 07/02/2020
AmaWaterways: AmaCello
Decorated in a vibrant palette of gold and orange, the AmaCello debuted in 2008. Most staterooms feature French balconies and range in size from 170-255 sq. ft. Enjoy all the amenities of a fine hotel: plush down bedding, marble appointed bathrooms, large closets, complimentary high-speed Internet access, and first-run Hollywood movies. Enjoy additional complimentary amenities such as Wi-Fi, a specialty coffee station and a fleet of bicycles. The AmaCello also features a fitness area, sauna, Sun Deck with a walking track and whirlpool, Chef's Table restaurant and a stylish Main Lounge.
Features and Amenities
  • French Balconies: Simply slide open your floor-to-ceiling glass door in your stateroom to enjoy the fresh air and incredible scenery as you travel on the rivers of Europe.
  • Public Spaces: With fewer passengers on board, guests can enjoy the luxury of space. Public areas, like lounges and restaurants, are never overcrowded.
  • Fine Dining: Savor exquisite cuisine at a variety of dining venues, like the Main Restaurant or The Chef's Table. You can also order delicious tapas between meals in the Main Lounge.
  • Entertainment: Whether it's traditional Bavarian music, a local quartet, or modern piano favorites, there is an eclectic schedule of entertainment onboard.
  • Sundeck: Soak up some rays as you pass by centuries-old castles, charming villages, and other breathtaking scenery.
Ship Statistics
Year Built
2008
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
2008
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Switzerland
Tonnage (GRT)
2,650
Guests (Lowers)
144
Total Guests
144
Passenger Decks
3
Number of Crew
45
Officers' Nationality
International
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
International
Total Rooms
73
Suites
4
Balconies
58
Ocean/River View
11
Interior
Accessible
Gratuities:

Gratuities to the Cruise Manager and ship crew are not included in the vacation price, and are to be given at guests' discretion.

Dining and Cuisine:

Gourmet dining on the AmaCello brings you sophisticated and outstanding cuisine with delightful, attentive service. The fine, regional cuisine is prepared under the direction of gold-medal winning chefs from Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Savor culinary masterpieces and free-flowing local wines at dinner, while surrounded by Europe’s heartland.

Small Group Excursions:

Set your own pace on shore excursions. Enjoy the full attention of your guide. AmaWaterways ensures that you’re treated with personalized attention, on land as well as on the river. Complimentary Small Group Shore Excursions provide a world-class land tour in every destination. AmaWaterways hires the top local guides in every location. You won't find more intensive and immersive introduction to the culture and heritage of the region you’re visiting. AmaWaterways offers a “Gentle Walkers” group, for those who’d like to explore at a more leisurely pace. Wherever possible, they offer an “Active Walkers” group, for those interested in covering more ground, and a “Late Starter” group for those who prefer to sleep in.

Public Areas:

  • Sundeck with lounge chairs offering unimpeded panoramic views
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • 24-hour specialty coffee and tea station
  • Main Lounge with bar, piano, and dance floor
  • Whirpool
  • Walking track
  • Fitness room and sauna
  • Massage and hair salon
  • Bicycles onboard
  • Gift shop
  • Elevator (reaches Main Restaurant, Lobby/Main Lounge, and staterooms on Violin and Cello Deck)

Onboard Entertainment:

After dinner, guests are invited to enjoy engaging evening entertainment. You are sure to be enthralled as different performers come on board each night. It's the perfect complement to your daily discoveries.

Complimentary Bicycles and Bike Tours:

AmaCello carries more than two dozen bicycles and plenty of safety helmets that are free for guests to use. The bicycles give you the freedom to venture out and explore the riverside bikeways. Or, meander through quaint cobblestone streets. The bikes are set up and ready for use as soon as the ship docks.

Impeccable Service:

With AmaWaterways you’ll enjoy the finest onboard service of any river cruise line. Passengers consistently rate AmaWaterways' personalized, professional, and friendly service as a highlight of their cruise. At AmaWaterways, customer service is their top priority.

Complimentary Internet and Entertainment On-Demand:

AmaWaterways is proud to offer the industry’s most comprehensive information and entertainment experience, known as “Infotainment.” Stay connected with friends and family back home, thanks to the computer provided in your stateroom and high-speed Internet access plus Wi-Fi. The exclusive movies-on-demand system offers Hollywood’s current releases, a selection of classic films, or informative and entertaining travel videos chosen to coincide with your itinerary. You’ll also enjoy a variety of English-language news, sports, and satellite TV stations, as well as a large selection of music channels. It’s all available on your flat-panel TV, and it’s completely complimentary.

Massage and Beauty Salon:

As you sail through Europe’s most beautiful and tranquil scenery, why not take the opportunity to pamper yourself? There are expert hair stylists, massage and beauty therapists at your disposal for the duration of the cruise. Nestled in a peaceful corner of the ship, next to a well equipped Fitness Center, the Massage, Beauty and Hair Salon offers a variety of treatments using only the finest products available. Pamper your body and rejuvenate your spirit while you’re on board with AmaWaterways.

Every feature in an AmaWaterways stateroom was thoughtfully conceived with guests' comfort in mind. Staterooms and suites give you the space to sit back and relax in between meals and exploration. Artfully crafted to a first-class standard, each room is equipped with innovative designs, plush bedding, multi-jet showerheads, and many other special touches that make you feel like you're getting the royal treatment.

Your stateroom was designed to ensure that you travel in luxury from one stunning destination to the next. Set the climate control to your preference and slip into a terrycloth bathrobe as you unwind. Turn on the Entertainment on Demand system and put on a newly-released movie. Switch your flat-screen monitor into computer mode and hop on the internet to post your adventures on social media. Your spacious stateroom is yours to relax in and enjoy as you see fit.

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of February 2020. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Suite

Suite with French Balcony (Suite) 6,248
Suite with French Balcony
  • Category: Suite
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 255
  • French Balcony
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair

French Balcony

River View Stateroom with French Balcony (A) 5,048
River View  Stateroom with French Balcony
  • Category: A
  • Violin Deck
  • Square Feet: 170
French Balcony, 170 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
River View Stateroom with French Balcony (B) 4,948
River View  Stateroom with French Balcony
  • Category: B
  • Violin Deck
  • Cello Deck
  • Square Feet: 170
French Balcony, 170 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
River View Stateroom with French Balcony (C) 4,748
River View  Stateroom with French Balcony
  • Category: C
  • Violin Deck
  • Cello Deck
  • Square Feet: 170
French Balcony, 170 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone

River View

River View Stateroom with Fixed Windows (D) 4,048
River View  Stateroom with Fixed Windows
  • Category: D
  • Piano Deck
  • Square Feet: 170
Fixed Windows, 170 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
River View Stateroom with Fixed Windows (E) 3,749
River View  Stateroom with Fixed Windows
  • Category: E
  • Piano Deck
  • Square Feet: 170
Fixed Windows, 170 sq. ft.
  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
Rates are cruise only or cruise/land (where applicable), per person, based on double occupancy. Port charges are additional for all guests.

Rates are cruise or cruise/land only, per person, based on double occupancy. Port charges are additional. No additional government fees/ taxes or fuel surcharge. No fees for the rate of exchange US$-EUR.

The fares listed reflect the "Save $250 Per person" promotion

Sun Deck
Violin Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Suite with French Balcony (Suite)
  • River View Stateroom with French Balcony (A)
  • River View Stateroom with French Balcony (B)
  • River View Stateroom with French Balcony (C)
Cello Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Single River View Stateroom with French Balcony (Single)
  • River View Stateroom with French Balcony (B)
  • River View Stateroom with French Balcony (C)
Piano Deck

Stateroom Key

  • River View Stateroom with Fixed Windows (D)
  • River View Stateroom with Fixed Windows (E)
Laura Moritz
Laura Moritz | Agent
Direct Line: 760-479-4321
Information and pricing is subject to change without notice. While we do our very best to ensure that information and pricing appearing in this website is complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for incomplete and inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. In the event of a pricing error, misrepresentation or omission, we reserve the right to adjust the pricing or make any other corrections.

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