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Behold the captivating image of the renowned French composer Ravel, captured in a moment of serene repose within the embrace of a supple leather armchair. His impeccable demeanor is adorned with a tailor-made suit that exudes sophistication, complemented by a waistcoat and silk tie that speak of refined taste. This photograph serves as a potent emblem of Riverside Ravel, a vessel destined to carry you on an odyssey of pure enchantment.

Embarking on a voyage aboard this exquisite ship signifies more than mere travel; it promises a symphony of comfort and culinary delights that awaken the senses to new heights. Prepare to be immersed in an unparalleled experience, where the essence of the extraordinary becomes your companion. Just as Ravel’s mesmerizing Boléro unfurls its melody with deliberate grace, so shall you glide upon the tranquil waters of the Rhône and Saône, a rhythmic journey that stands as an attraction in its own right. Let Riverside Ravel be your gateway to a realm where the echoes of timeless artistry harmonize with the allure of the present moment.

  • 7 night all-inclusive luxury river cruise aboard Riverside Ravel (ex Crystal cruise ship)
  • All Inclusive Package, which includes:
    • Butler service for every guest
    • Meals of your choice in all restaurants and bars (excluding The Vintage Room)
    • Open bar, a stocked ensuite mini bar, free flowing French Taittenger Champagne, and premium spirits
    • 24 hour In-Suite dining
  • Shore excursions in each port
  • Free WIFI (SpaceX Starlink WIFI)
  • Gratuities & Service Charges
  • Port charges
  • A group transfer from and to the airport or train station is included
  • Exclusive rates, plus receive EUR300 onboard credit per cabin ! (price reflects discount)
October 19, 2025 Cruise Only
Melody Suite $5679
Riverside Suite $7889
Taxes & Fees Included
Single Occupancy: add from $700 more


Date Ports Arrive Depart
Sun, Oct 19, 2025 Lyon 6:00 PM
Mon, Oct 20, 2025 Vienne 9:30 AM 3:00 PM
Tain L’Hermitage 11:00 PM
Tue, Oct 21, 2025 Tain L’Hermitage 2:00 PM
Wed, Oct 22, 2025 Viviers 12:05 AM 1:00 PM
Châteauneuf-du-Pape 7:00 PM
Thu, Oct 23, 2025 Châteauneuf-du-Pape 6:30 AM
Avignon 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
Arles 10:15 PM
Fri, Oct 24, 2025 Arles 6:00 PM
Sat, Oct 25, 2025 Tarascon 3:00 AM 11:00 AM
Avignon 2:15 PM
Sun, Oct 26, 2025 Avignon 8:00 AM

Riverside Ravel

Length: 134.91 metres
Width: 11.45 metres
Year of build: 2018 (ex Crystal ship)
Registry: Germany
Guests: 110
Suites: 55
Decks: Harmony Deck 1, Seahorse Deck 2, Riverside Deck 3, Vista Deck 4


· Breakfast and Lunch

Enjoy an extensive Breakfast- and Lunch selection in our Marketplace

· Dinner (Open Seating)

Our talented team of chefs will spoil you with fresh and innovative dishes inspired by the seasons and landscapes along the Rhone. Great attention with regard to our wine selection is placed on the wine-growing regions we pass through.


· Late Risers Breakfast, Open during the Day, Dinner

The popular Bistro was inspired by coffee houses throughout Europe.
During the day we offer a selection of homemade pastries and waffles, ice cream, which are perfectly combined with a specialty coffee prepared by our barista, a refreshing milkshake or a delicious glass of wine. Burgers, Sandwiches.
In the evening, the bistro transforms into our very own tapas restaurant, where the specialties will incorporate more local products and country-specific flavors.


· Exclusive Dining Room for 10 guests – only with reservation

If you are looking for a very special culinary experience, this is the perfect place for it. Exclusive wines are paired with exquisite food and can be enjoyed with fellow gourmets.


· Lunch (weather permitting)

Our “Al-fresco” restaurant on the Vista Deck offers a wonderful opportunity for lunch while enjoying the perfect view of landscapes, villages and towns along the Rhone.


· Comfortable Lounge-area
· Large Outdoor TV-screen
· Cozy Sun-Lounges


· A special location with delicate drinks and a very special ingredient – the best view on board!


· Butler service in each Suite
· Unpacking and packing of luggage on request
· Daily hors d`oeuvres

We satisfy passions and awaken them!

By choosing Riverside cruises you have chosen the best! We make your river cruise the trip of a lifetime. Our ships are the finest state- of- the- art vessels on the European rivers. Our expert chefs create the finest local dishes adapted to the region you are visiting, surprising you day after day with new culinary creations. It’s simple: our crew combines professionalism and charm with a personal touch.


  • All-suite fleet with the largest average suite size including king-size beds
  • Exceptional service with a suite-to-crew ratio of 1:1
  • 24-hour room service
  • A butler in every suite
  • Exceptional cuisine made from fresh, local ingredients prepared à-la-minute
  • Premium beverages include premium wine, spirits, French champagne, and cocktails
  • Multiple dining venues with open-seating and no assigned dining times


• All ages are welcome
• Shorter cruise itineraries that allow for more customization
• Gratuities included on land and ship
• Complimentary Space X Starlink Wi-Fi
• Variety of daily shore excursions with better cadence and fewer guests (15-20 per guide)
• Complimentary airport transfers
• Bikes onboard

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287