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7-night Lyon and Provence River Cruise

Avignon/Lyon
7-night Lyon and Provence River Cruise
July 2, 2025
Viking: Viking Delling
Avignon/Lyon
Vacation Offer ID 1498106
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Cruise Inclusions

  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Unlimited free Wi-Fi
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
  • Cultural Curriculum
  • Meals including regional specialties
  • Most alfresco dining on the rivers
  • Welcome Cocktails & Farewell Dinner
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Walking track & sports deck
  • Curated library
  • 24-hour guest services
  • All port taxes & fees
  • Airport transfers on embarkation/disembarkation day with Viking Air purchase
  • Viking Service Guarantee
YOUR STATEROOM INCLUDES:
  • River-view stateroom Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • 40" flat-screen LCD TV with complimentary Movies On Demand
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Refrigerator; security safe; hair dryer
  • Spacious glass-enclosed shower
  • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping

Available Add-Ons

  • Optional air add-ons are available from Viking River Cruises' designated gateway cities in the U.S. and Canada, and include all government fees and taxes.
  • Pre- or Post- cruise hotel stay
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Avignon

Avignon 07/02/2025

Fly to Marseille. Transfer from the airport to your ship, docked in Avignon. After boarding, take free time to explore this quaint town on the scenic Rhône River, or join our "welcome walk" to stretch your legs and get oriented. (Dinner); Note: Ground transfers are included with Viking Air purchase.,
07/02/2025 07/02/2025
Arles

Arles 07/03/2025

Disembark after breakfast and take a walking tour of Arles with its diverse architectural highlights. Experience the city's vibrant colors and striking quality of light that have inspired artists. Arles is also the site of some impressive Roman ruins, including Les Arènes, an arena that seats 20,000 and is still in use, as well as Romanesque monuments such as the Church of Saint-Trophime, completed in the 15th century. Enjoy free time to explore Arles on your own. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
07/03/2025 07/03/2025
Avignon

Avignon 07/04/2025

This morning, set out on a guided walk of Avignon, nicknamed "City of Popes" because it was home to seven popes from 1309 to 1377. Stroll through the historic center, see the picturesque Pont d'Avignon and walk the Place de l'Horloge. Continue to the renowned Palace of the Popes for a guided tour through this rambling maze of Gothic architecture that served as papal residence, fortress, church, and palace. After the tour, enjoy an afternoon at leisure exploring Avignon. You can join the optional tour to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, visiting the vineyards and tasting the famous wine. Lunch and dinner are served onboard your ship. We depart for Viviers this evening. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
07/04/2025 07/04/2025
Viviers

Viviers 07/05/2025

This morning, join a walking tour of Viviers' Old Town with its medieval and Renaissance buildings. Once a 5th-century Roman settlement, today the cobblestone streets are dominated by the 12th-century St. Vincent Cathedral. This afternoon, we set sail to Tournon. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
07/05/2025 07/05/2025
Tournon

Tournon 07/06/2025

Board the Train de l'Ardèche this morning for a locomotive ride through the deep gorges of the Ardèche plateau, cut by the Doux River. Return to your ship and enjoy lunch onboard as we cruise past dramatic landscapes. Arrive in Vienne this afternoon, a beautiful town with an ancient Roman past. Visit the Temple of Augustus and Livia, the Roman amphitheater, and the Gothic Cathedral of St. Maurice on a walking tour before dinner onboard the ship. We remain docked in Vienne this evening. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
07/06/2025 07/06/2025
Vienne

Vienne 07/06/2025

Board the Train de l'Ardèche this morning for a locomotive ride through the deep gorges of the Ardèche plateau, cut by the Doux River. Return to your ship and enjoy lunch onboard as we cruise past dramatic landscapes. Arrive in Vienne this afternoon, a beautiful town with an ancient Roman past. Visit the Temple of Augustus and Livia, the Roman amphitheater, and the Gothic Cathedral of St. Maurice on a walking tour before dinner onboard the ship. We remain docked in Vienne this evening. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
07/06/2025 07/06/2025
Lyon

Lyon 07/07/2025

After breakfast, disembark in Lyon for a tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Begin with a drive to the top of Fourvière Hill for amazing views of the city. Continue with a guided visit to the Basilica of Notre Dame and drive through town past the magnificent St. Jean Cathedral and the Palace of Justice. Then take a walking tour through the cobblestone streets of Vieux Lyon (Old Town), with free time to shop for souvenirs or sample some of the fine French cuisine for which Lyon is world-famous. Your ship remains docked overnight. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
07/07/2025 07/07/2025
Lyon

Lyon 07/08/2025

After breakfast, take a scenic drive through the rolling hills of Beaujolais, where viticultural tradition runs deep and enjoy a tasting in one of Beaujolais's famous cellars. Return to your ship for lunch and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. As always, your program director can help you plan your free time. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
07/08/2025 07/08/2025
Beaujolais Wine Region

Beaujolais Wine Region 07/08/2025

After breakfast, take a scenic drive through the rolling hills of Beaujolais, where viticultural tradition runs deep and enjoy a tasting in one of Beaujolais's famous cellars. Return to your ship for lunch and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. As always, your program director can help you plan your free time. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner),
07/08/2025 07/08/2025
Lyon

Lyon 07/09/2025

After breakfast, disembark and proceed to Lyon Airport for your return flight. Or, extend your time in France with three exciting nights in Paris, one of the world's most romantic cities. (Breakfast); Note: Ground transfers are included with Viking Air purchase.,
07/09/2025 07/09/2025
Viking: Viking Delling
His name means “dayspring” or “shining one,” and in Norse mythology, the god Delling is the father of the day. According to legend, Delling is married to Nott, the goddess of the night, and together they have a son, Dagr. Odin placed the three of them in the sky, so that they may ride across it with their horses and chariots every 24 hours.
Ship Statistics
Built Year
2014
Ship Length
443 feet
Passenger Capacity
190
Number of Crew
50
Dining / Restaurants
2
Bars / Lounges
2
Number of Staterooms
95
Number of Suites
9
Internet
Yes
Laundry
Yes
Gaze at breathtaking scenery through the Restaurant’s panoramic windows, As you dine on regional specialties and contemporary cuisine. The atmosphere is casual yet elegant, with high-quality table linens, china, cutlery and glassware at every meal. Revolutionary in concept and design, Aquavit Terrace is the spacious outdoor seating area at the bow of the ship is perfect for having a casual meal al fresco, meeting friends for drinks or reading a book, all while enjoying breathtaking views and basking in the fresh air.
Shipboard Policies
  • Pregnancy Policy
    Viking reserves the right not to accept passengers who are in an advanced state of pregnancy either upon commencement of or at any time during the river or ocean cruise.

  • Smoking Policy
    All Viking ship interiors, staterooms, and verandas are non-smoking. Each ship has an outdoor smoking area, generally on the sun deck.

  • Special Dietary Needs - Advance Notice Required
    Viking will make every effort to accommodate special dietary needs. Every meal has vegetarian options on the menu, and chefs are able to prepare low-salt or gluten-free cuisine. Guests requiring special diets, such as diabetic or low-cholesterol meals, must alert Viking Cruises one month prior to departure and inform the Maitre d’ when on board, and the chefs will make make reasonable efforts to fulfill these requests.

  • Wheelchair Access & Special Needs
    Guests must report any disability requiring special attention while on their Viking Cruises itinerary to Viking at the time the reservation is made. All vessels and motorcoaches are equipped to European standards. Most transportation services, including the vessels and motorcoaches, are not equipped with elevators or wheelchair ramps. Viking will make reasonable attempts to accommodate the special needs of disabled travelers, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so nor is it responsible for any denial of services by vessel operators, air carriers, hotels, restaurants, or other independent suppliers. Viking cannot provide individual assistance to a vacation participant for walking, dining, getting on and off vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, or other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need such assistance and must assume full responsibility for their well being. The guest assumes the full risk of use and of any prohibitions imposed by vendors. Motorized scooters are not typically suitable on international cruises and cannot be accommodated.

    Guests who have any medical, physical, or other special needs should contact Viking River Cruises directly at 1-877-668-4546 (1-877-66VIKING) with additional questions, and to obtain a copy of Viking's Policy Statement.

Public Rooms
  • Bar(s)/Lounge(s)
  • Internet Café
  • Library
  • Multi-Level Atrium
Stateroom Amenities
  • Bath Amenities/Toiletries
  • Bath Robes
  • Complimentary Bottled Water (and/or Other Beverages)
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Stateroom Movies
  • Minibar and/or Refrigerator
  • Private Safe
  • Slippers
  • Television / Radio
Entertainment
  • Internet Access
    For guests' convenience, all Viking ships have Internet access, as follows:

    • Ships in Europe, Russia and Ukraine - There is free Wi-Fi available, so you can bring your laptop and get online at any time. Alternatively, each ship has a few computers for guest use; there are desktop machines in Russia and laptops in Europe that guests may use free of charge. Guests who bring laptops to Russia may wish to bring a LAN cable for use in their stateroom; this may work a bit better than the wireless LAN in rural areas along the river.
    • Ships in China - There is an Internet café with desktop stations for guest use, free of charge. There is no onboard wireless network in China or Southeast Asia, so you will not be able to get Internet service on your personal computer while on the ship, although you may be able to do so during hotel stays.
    • Please note - Shipboard service may be unreliable during certain parts of the journey. The Internet connection functions via cellular service or satellite downlink, and there may be times when reception is not possible and/or when the connection is quite slow. For this reason, it is recommended that guests use the internet connection checking and sending email only, and not for downloading large files or watching video online.

  • Classes and Workshops
  • Educational/Enrichment Programs
  • Guest Lecturers
  • Local Entertainment
Dining
  • Al Fresco Dining
  • All Beverages Included In Cruise Fare
  • Dining Style: All Casual
  • Dining Style: Open Seating
Other Facilities
  • Boutique(s) (duty-free)
  • Concierge Desk
  • Laundry Service (nominal fee)
Sports, Health and Fitness
  • Jogging Track

Oceanview

Standard Stateroom (F) $5,999
Standard Stateroom
  • Category: F
  • Main Deck
  • Square Feet: 150
Window Stateroom. Stateroom size: 150 sq. ft. Features: Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration), Half-height picture window, Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily, Bathrobe and slippers available upon request.
Standard Stateroom (E) $6,199
Standard Stateroom
  • Category: E
  • Main Deck
  • Square Feet: 150
Window Stateroom. Stateroom size: 150 sq. ft. Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration), Half-height picture window, Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily, Bathrobe and slippers available upon request, Individual climate control, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom. Sony 40-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, FOX, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”.

Balcony

French Balcony Stateroom (D) $7,799
French Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: D
  • Middle Deck
  • Square Feet: 135
Balcony Stateroom. Stateroom size: 135 sq. ft. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to create a French balcony. Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration), Half-height picture window, Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily, Bathrobe and slippers available upon request, Individual climate control, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom. Sony 40-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, FOX, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”.
French Balcony Stateroom (C) $8,199
French Balcony Stateroom
  • Category: C
  • Upper Deck
  • Square Feet: 135
Balcony Stateroom. Stateroom size: 135 sq. ft. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to create a French balcony. Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration), Half-height picture window, Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily, Bathrobe and slippers available upon request, Individual climate control, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom. Sony 40-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, FOX, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”.
Veranda Stateroom (B) $8,999
Veranda Stateroom
  • Category: B
  • Middle Deck
  • Square Feet: 205
Balcony Stateroom. Stateroom size: 205 sq. ft. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to a full-size veranda. Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration), Half-height picture window, Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily, Bathrobe and slippers available upon request, Individual climate control, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom. Sony 40-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, FOX, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”.
Veranda Stateroom (A) $9,399
Veranda Stateroom
  • Category: A
  • Upper Deck
  • Square Feet: 205
Balcony Stateroom. Stateroom size: 205 sq. ft. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to a full-size veranda. Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration), Half-height picture window, Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily, Bathrobe and slippers available upon request, Individual climate control, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom. Sony 40-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, FOX, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”.

Suite

Veranda Suite (AA) $13,999
Veranda Suite
  • Category: AA
  • Upper Deck
  • Square Feet: 275
Balcony Stateroom. Stateroom size: 275 sq. ft. Full-size veranda off the spacious living room. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, known as a French balcony, in the bedroom. Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration), Half-height picture window, Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily, Bathrobe and slippers available upon request, Individual climate control, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom. Sony 40-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, FOX, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”.
Explorer Suite (ES) $17,499
Explorer Suite
  • Category: ES
  • Upper Deck
  • Square Feet: 445
Suite size: 445 sq. ft. Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration). Private wraparound veranda off the spacious living room offers 270-degree views. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, known as a French balcony, in the bedroom. Large bathroom with double sinks, shower, heated mirror & floor, premium bath products. Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Individual climate control. Space under bed for storing suitcases. Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom. Sony 40-inch flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, FOX, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”.

All fares and offers are for new bookings only, as of , are subject to availability, may not be combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit, are capacity-controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice.

Cruise fares listed are cruise only in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. Cruise fares listed are valid for U.S. and Canadian residents only. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply. 2-for-1 fares are based upon published full brochure fares; cruise fares do not include pre-paid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges, as defined in the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract. Full brochure fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all stateroom categories and may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Viking reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Please call for the most up-to-date prices, as pricing and availability may change at any time. The cruise ship fuel surcharge is additional revenue to Viking River Cruises, as are any additional charges relating to currency fluctuation other than for fully paid cruise fares and full fares, which fluctuations are beyond our control. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Complete terms and conditions may be found in the Passenger Ticket Contract.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Sun Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Explorer Suite (ES)
  • Veranda Suite (AA)
  • Veranda Stateroom (A)
  • Veranda Stateroom (B)
  • French Balcony Stateroom (C)
  • French Balcony Stateroom (D)
  • Standard Stateroom (E)
  • Standard Stateroom (F)
Upper Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Explorer Suite (ES)
  • Veranda Suite (AA)
  • Veranda Stateroom (A)
  • Veranda Stateroom (B)
  • French Balcony Stateroom (C)
  • French Balcony Stateroom (D)
  • Standard Stateroom (E)
  • Standard Stateroom (F)
Middle Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Explorer Suite (ES)
  • Veranda Suite (AA)
  • Veranda Stateroom (A)
  • Veranda Stateroom (B)
  • French Balcony Stateroom (C)
  • French Balcony Stateroom (D)
  • Standard Stateroom (E)
  • Standard Stateroom (F)
Main Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Explorer Suite (ES)
  • Veranda Suite (AA)
  • Veranda Stateroom (A)
  • Veranda Stateroom (B)
  • French Balcony Stateroom (C)
  • French Balcony Stateroom (D)
  • Standard Stateroom (E)
  • Standard Stateroom (F)