Built in 2003 and accented with rich woods, the M.S. REMBRANDT is testimony to the historical tradition of ship-building excellence. The M.S. REMBRANDT’S smaller size, with only 39 cabins, offers intimate, informal and graceful comfort. The many large picture windows allow you to see into the very heart of the idyllic countryside of France, whether you are relaxing in the lounge or in your cabin or dining. The best vantage point, of course, is from the enticing chaises and chairs on the sun deck. Located on two decks, cabins are comfortably appointed and offer the latest amenities, including private bathroom, individual climate control, satellite television, direct dial telephone, closet space and hair dryer. Cabins on the main deck are twin-bedded and have two small windows. Upper deck cabins feature one picture window. Suites have a double bed and French balcony.

Meals are served at single, open seatings in the main dining room and feature delectable cuisine made from the freshest local ingredients. The dining room is lined on both sides by large windows, allowing you to enjoy your dinner while watching the changing landscape.

Professional and personalized service is provided by highly trained and experienced crew.

French Alps & Provence - Cruising from Lyon to Arles


French Alps & Provence - Cruising from Lyon to Arles
October 18 - 27, 2011

Experience the joie de vivre in provincial France in the Rhône River valley on this unique 10-day journey through the timeless allure of the ancient provinces of Burgundy and Provence to the tranquil beauty of the French Alps. Cruise for five nights aboard the intimate M.S. REMBRANDT, an impeccably crafted vessel designed to navigate the waterways of the French countryside through rolling hills and lush family-owned vineyards. Explore the ancient monuments of Arles; walk in the footsteps of medieval popes in Avignon. Enjoy a private wine tasting in a medieval castle amid the famous Beaujolais villages and savor the world-renowned cuisine of Provence and Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France. Enjoy deluxe, lakeside accommodations for three nights in charming Annecy, the gem of the French Alps. Explore its lovely medieval quarter, cruise on stunning Lac d’Annecy and ascend l’Aiguille du Midi by cable car for magnificent views of snowcapped Mont Blanc. Join the exclusive two-night Aix-en-Provence Pre-Program Option in the historic “City of a Thousand Fountains” and follow in the footsteps of the city’s most famous son, Paul Cézanne. .






Spend three nights in the lovely medieval town of Annecy in the French Alps, with a scenic lake cruise and a cable car ride to view breathtaking Mont Blanc.

Cruise along the Rhône River through the heart of provincial France aboard the M.S. REMBRANDT, a stylish, four-star river vessel.

Drive through Burgundy’s scenic wine route and enjoy a private wine tasting in Beaujolais.

Visit Lyon, France’s second city, renowned for its magnificent Gothic and Renaissance architecture and exquisite cuisine.

Savor the cuisine, red wines and beauty of Provence.

Extend your Provence experience with the two-night Post-Program in Aix-en-Provence.

Cost  Special Tulane pricing is from approximately $3595 per person, plus airfare and based on double occupancy.

Booking  For booking information please contact Thomas P. Gohagan at 800-922-3088, or  Tulane Alumni Travel at 877-488-5263.

Specific trip details (itinerary, meals, sightseeing & accommodations) will be published in the brochure.

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