Sip fine wines and enjoy our gourmet Provencal cuisine cooked by our French Chef, learn about History and traditions of this land, remember the roman times, discover our local cow-boys on their superb white horses, enjoy being pampered by our crew and play golf on marvellous courses.
You will discover from an unusual point of view Avignon and its monumental Palace of the Popes, Chateauneuf-du-Pape vineyards, the Roman aqueduct of Le Pont du Gard, the Medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, the famous city of Arles, wildlife and ranches of the Camargue and the walled city of Aigues-Mortes.
Like Queens, Kings and Nobles of the Middle Ages travel with us in luxury and style on the waterways of southern France through space and time.
Arrival in Avignon
Transfer from a defined picking point to Le Phénicien.
Avignon, worldwide renowned for its Summer Arts Festival.
Owing its origins to the Doms rock, the city became a second Rome with the arrival of the popes in the 14th Century.
Ranked by UNESCO as Heritage for Humanity.
Golf at Pont Royal golf course
A championship course designed by Seve Ballesteros, which features large bunkers various water hazards, few ravines and a hilly landscape.
Wine tasting visit of one of the best cellars of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
This afternoon, we sail to Villeneuve lès Avignon. The wines tasted in the morning are back on the table at dinner.
Golf at Avignon golf course
A very nice golf course with several lakes in a Provencal landscape made of pine trees, cypress, olive trees and lavender scents.
Then the gigantic Roman aqueduct "Le Pont du Gard" is waiting for you.
After this intriguing guided visit we will get back to the barge and sail down to Vallabrègues.
Golf at Servanes golf course, an enchanting golf course amid cypress and plane trees, set at the foot of the famous Alpilles rocky chain, Cezanne's favorite landscapes.
Les Baux de Provence, a magnificent and historical village, featuring an incredibly rich architectural heritage. perched on a rocky spur, overlooking the Provencal landscape.
Back to the barge we will sail down to Arles known as "Little Rome in Gaul", appreciated for the splendour of its Roman and Romanesque monuments, (the "Arena", the Roman Theater, etc) and its splendid Medieval monuments.
Golf at Nîmes Campagne golf course
A great classic golf course respecting a well established sporting tradition. This true championship course requires both power and precision to reach safely the fast and well shaped greens.
The most impressive navigation is for today heading for the wild Camargue to reach one of the most prestigious Manade, a typical ranch, with horse guardians.
Golf at La Grande Motte golf course
A high class course designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior, featuring many ponds, home of pink flamingos, ducks and black bulls.
Our final destination is Aigues-Mortes, a 14th century a perfectly preserved mediaeval fortress formerly port from which St Louis set sail on his Crusades.
After breakfast, morning departure to the defined transfer point (usually Nimes train station).
Charter 16 persons
Non golfer deduction
Low season : March 20 to April 30, July 17 to August 13, October 23 to November 5
Mid season : May 1 to 14, June 26 to July 16, August 14 to 27, October 2 to 17
Regular season : May 15 to June 25, August 28 to October 01
Note : Barge can be chartered from 10 passengers.
The Golf program can be amended according to passengers (3 rounds along the week).
Please contact us to customize your cruise program.
- Lodging in a twin bedded or double room
- Daily buffet breakfast
- 5 rounds of golf with pre-booking of tee times
- Chauffeur driven service for ground transportation during the cruise (golf, excursions for non golfers)
- All meals including drinks on board
- 1 wine tasting visit
- Meet and greet service
- France Golf Tours assistance and services
- All local taxes
Not included :
- Tips and other personal expenses
- Electric golf carts rental or caddies