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Le Phénicien

Discover Le Phénicien
The Phénicien, cruises on the Rhone River (south of France barge cruise) between Provence and Camargue Yacht of river and canal, the Phénicien can accommodate 18 passengers in a luxurious and comfortable setting.
This cruise on the Rhone river will make you discover Provence and Camargue in an authentic and confidential way. Onboard it is a personalized and attentive service waiting for you. Our chef will delight your taste buds with gourmet cuisine of Provençal inspiration. Alone, in a couple or in a group, this luxury barge holiday cruise south of France will suit you.
Since 2002, our company Rhône Croisière is the leader of luxury barge cruises in Provence and Camargue, « a region blessed by the gods ». Le Phénicien proposes a river experience where the surprise and the originality are always there and you discover a region with a thousand nuances. Rhône Croisière is your unique contact for all the organization of your cruise, the various inclusive excursions, and your transfers on the first and the last day.
We offer you our help to organize your journey to join us and if need to extend your stay with other destinations. Your budget is fully controlled with our offers “all-inclusive” and our very attractive prices, so no surprise.
Guided Tours
We designed our cruises' programs in the aim to propose to you monuments, historic sites, and most visited places, having the most interests and representing the best of Provence and Camargue. Every visit is a discovery of the cultural and traditional heritage of Provence and the Camargue. A Tour Leader from Rhône Croisière is present at any time and will ensure the link between our professional guides and you. All the half-days of the visit are punctuated with a guided tour and free time to continue your discovery, either to go shopping for your family, close friends and even you.
French Tour
What could be more natural when we really want to discover France and to become soaked with the atmosphere than to travel on a boat where your crew is French but speaks several languages. It is the case with us, our crew is French, our chef has made his experiences in different starred restaurants, so he offers a gourmet and inventive cuisine, he has had some training in Paris to improve his knowledge and his technique. Moreover, he invites you gladly to cook and will give you some advice and some ” chef secrets”.
The welcome and the service
The welcome on board is personalized, as well as particular attention is brought to your comfort and your expectations. With up to 18 passengers for 6 crew members, we are very flexible. The luxurious comfort, the woodwork associated with the warm colors of the South, will welcome you in a natural atmosphere of wellness. Gourmet cuisine and a service 5 stars. Whether you travel by train, by plane or other we shall verify with you that everything is in order to ensure you a quiet journey. You can meet the owner at any time because he is on board every day, you also can communicate with him by Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or the Web site.
Provence and the Camargue
Provence is one of the world’s leading tourist destinations. The wealth of its heritage, witness to 26 Centuries of history, combined with the diversity of its exceptional natural sites make Provence a favorite destination. The region is crossed by the noble and powerful Rhone, and the Canal du Rhône à Sète is delivered with charm and authenticity. You will be seduced by the diversity and contrast of the landscapes encountered. It is an area steeped in history, customs, traditions, gastronomy. There is the vineyard that extends from the Rhone coast to the wine of sands, whose great wines have largely crossed our borders. There are olive groves, a symbol of peace and wisdom; the olive tree has shaped the landscape here but also the identity of the region. There is the diversity of landscapes that Van Gogh and Cézanne have immortalized, There are cities of art and history that invite you on a journey back in time: Arles, Les Baux de Provence, Avignon, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Camargue, troubled by its landscapes, kingdom of birds, bulls and wild horses. One of the largest nature reserves in France, land of charm and mystery. The Regional Natural Park of Camargue is located on the edge of the Mediterranean, inside the delta of the Rhone, mainly between the two arms of the river. It covers 3 communes: part of the municipality of Arles and Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone and all the commune of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. There are markets with intoxicating perfumes, local products of exception, Provençal gastronomy that inspires the greatest starred chefs.



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