Provence & Camargue by Boat & Bike - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Avignon / Aigues Mortes
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    250 km / 155 mi
  • Distance per day:
    30 - 55 km / 19 - 34 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Camargue: flat, Provence: hilly, with a challenging gradient
  • Profile:
    Predominantly on paved quiet roads.
  • Return transfer:
    individually by train,
    look at "Arrival"

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board (only 1x dinner in Aigues-Mortes). In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Provence & Camargue by Boat & Bike

From Avignon to Aigues Mortes from 1229 € incl. Mietrad

The Tour

Provence & Camargue by Boat & Bike

Provence and Camargue by boat and bike - a journey to impressive places and through a section of France’s untouched nature. You’ll be cycling through the Rhone valley with its famous vineyards, exploring sights such as the Roman Pont du Gard and the medieval Tour de Constance tower. You’ll find the Camargue landscape, with its famous white horses and black bulls, to be very impressive.
Contingent on availability, we will book you on either the MS Caprice or the MS L'Estello, which offer like-for-like amenities.

Provence & Camargue by Boat & Bike - MS Caprice

Day 1 Arrival in Avignon
Embarkation starts at 5 pm at Quai de la Ligne. After meeting the Crew there will be an opportunity to explore the historic centre.

Day 2 Round trip around Avignon, approx. 30 km/19 mi
You are embarking on a journey which will lead you through the Garique region, which is shaped by vineyards and orchards. In the afternoon, you’ll have time to explore Avignon’s historic centre.

Day 3 Boat trip, Avignon - Aramon, approx. 40 km/25 mi
A morning cruise will take you to Aramon. The subsequent bike tour will lead you past the roman Pont du Gard aqueduct.

Day 4 Boat trip, Roundrip Vallabrègues, 35 km/22 mi
In the morning, your ship will take you to Vallabrègues. Then, you’ll be cycling to Barbentane castle, the Saint Michel de Frigolet abbey and the medieval Boulbon castle.

Day 5 Vallabrègues - Arles, approx. 55 km/34 mi
Today, you’ll be traversing a landscape full with limestone cliffs and olive trees, made famous by van Gogh. Today’s destination is Saint Rémy de Provence, Nostradamus’ birthplace.

Day 6 Arles, boat trip to Aigues-Mortes, 35 km/22 mi
In the morning, we recommend visiting Arles’ historic centre. Afterwards, today’s cycling route will lead you to Saint Gilles, after which the ship will take you to Aigues Mortes.

Day 7 Round trip around Aigues-Mortes, 55 km/34 mi
Today is wholly devoted to the Camargue, which remains pristine and untouched in many places. We recommend taking the chance to go for a swim in the Mediterranean.

Day 8 Departure
After breakfast your tour "Provence and Camargue by Boat & Bike" on MS Caprice or L'Estello ends.

Provence & Camargue by Boat & Bike
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Here are the details on MS Caprice and L'Estello.

Included in "Provence & Camargue by Boat & Bike":

  • 7 nights aboard
  • full board (7 x breakfast, 6 packed lunches, 7 x dinner, only 1 dinner in Aigues-Mortes)
  • afternoon coffee and cake served daily
  • cabins are cleaned once a week
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • welcome drink and information chat
  • guided city tour in Arles
  • several guided walks
  • bike tours are introduced and discussed daily
  • guided cycle tours, in english
  • detailed travel documents via app in english
  • GPS tracks
  • rental bike


  • Caprice:
    8 twin bed cabins 8 sqm / 86 sq ft
    2 double cabins 8 sqm / 86 sq ft
    1 single cabin 7 sqm / 75 sq ft
    all cabins with individually adjustable air conditioning, permanently locked windows
  • L'Estello:
    9 twin bed cabins 8 sqm / 86 sq ft
    1 double cabin 8 sqm / 86 sq ft
    all cabins with individually adjustable air conditioning, permanently locked windows

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 21-speed gearboxes and free wheel, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired. Unfortunately, it is not possible to bring your own bike on this trip.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Bookable dates 2024:

  • Arrival on saturdays
    06.04. + 20.04. + 04.05. + 18.05.
    01.06. + 15.06. + 29.06.
    13.07. + 27.07. + 10.08. + 24.08.
    07.09. + 21.09. + 05.10. + 19.10.


All prices are per person.

2-bed cabin1229 €
20.04 + 29.06 + 13.07 + 27.07 + 10.08. 
2-bed cabin1629 €
04.05 + 18.05 + 01.06 + 15.06 + 19.10. 
2-bed cabin1729 €
24.08 + 07.09 + 21.09 + 05.10. 
2-bed cabin1829 €
single cabin, Caprice+ 350 €
2-bed cabin single occupancy+ 980 €
e-bike    160 €
special diet      50 €

The booking process

The Tour


Arrival to "Provence & Camargue by Boat & Bike":

  • Parking in Avignon:
    Palais du Pape, guarded, 16,20 € per day, approx. 500 m / 1650 ft from the mooring point
    Parking de l'Oritoire, guarded, 19,30 € per day, approx. 1.1 km / 0.7 miles from the mooring point
    P+R Parking des Italiens, unguarded, shuttle service approx. every 5-20 minutes, approx 1 km / 0.6 miles from the mooring point
    Further free parking is available outside the historic centre ring road, around Boulevard Saint-Roch as well as the arterial roads.

  • Arrival by train:
    Avignon TGV station, 4 km / 2.5 miles south of the city centre
    From the TGV station, take the bus or regional train (TER) to the city centre
    Avignon Central station is located right by Boulevard Saint Roche, approx. 1.6 km / 1 mile away from the ship’s mooring point

  • Arrival by plane:
    Aéroport Marseille-Provence, distance approx. 80 km / 50 mi, by train to Avignon, (0 x changes of train, duration approx. 1-1,5 h, normal fare approx. 20 €)
    Aéroport Lyon, distance approx. 240 km / 150 mi, by train to Avignon, (1 x change of train, duration approx.1,5 h, normal fare approx. 20 €)

Return transfer:
Under your own steam by train from Aigues-Mortes to Avignon, (1 x change, duration approx. 1,5 - 2 h, normal fare approx. 16 €).

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:

  • The assignment of ships - either the MS Caprice or the MS L’Estello - is decided upon arrival by the operator based on availability.
  • As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.
The Tour
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