Monday, February 21, 2022

24 beautiful photos of the Rhone that will make you want to go on a river cruise

It's never too early to start thinking about summer holiday ideas and one place on our minds for 2022 is France's scenic Rhone River that's at its most beautiful during the warmest season of the year.

With its charming towns and cities, such as underrated Lyon, pretty Arles and enchanting Avignon, a European river cruise is a fantastic way to explore a number of beautiful destinations in the Rhone region.

It's also the perfect place for discovering the gastronomic heart of France, where you can delve into a world of superb wine and go on a real foodie adventure.

To give you a taste of this magnificent part of France, we've rounded up 24 stunning photos of the Rhone that will make you want to book a trip...

1. View over Lyon



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2. Avignon Bridge with Palais des Papes



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3. The Bartholdi Fountain and City Hall of Lyon at night



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4. The Rhone and vineyards in the city of Condrieu



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5. Pretty buildings along the river in Lyon



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6. Avignon's famous bridge on the River Rhone during lavender season



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7. The Saint Maurice Cathedral of Vienne



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8. Life along the Rhone River banks in Lyon



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9. The town of Tournon sur Rhone and its vineyards



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10. Viviers in Ardeche on the River Rhone



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11. Lyon at night



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12. Ardeche Gorge



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13. Ardeche Gorge is known as the 'Grand Canyon of Europe'



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14. The rolling hills and vineyards of Beaujolais land



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15. Towers and rooftops of Lyon's old town



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16. Canoers at the Pont d'Arc, a natural bridge in the Ardeche



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17. The Pont du Gard in Provence



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18. Grape harvesting in the Rhone Valley's vineyards



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19. View over Avignon



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20. A typical street in Arles



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21. River Rhone in Arles



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22. The Roman amphitheatre and River Rhone in Arles



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23. Sunset in Arles



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24. The town of Tournon and its church



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