South of France Explorations
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France Land Tour & Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Onboard Celebrity Equinox

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Celebrity Equinox

The very essence of luxury and sophistication

Celebrity Equinox captures the very essence of premium cruising. With fine dining, magnificent venues, spacious staterooms, and Celebrity award-winning service the Celebrity Equinox is truly a masterpiece.

Shimmering in sophistication from bow to stern, she will exceed your expectations as soon as you step aboard. Delight in your choice of ten exceptional dining venues; relax in chic and spacious accommodations. Enjoy craft beers and comfort food in the Gastrobar. Or fresh, frozen cocktails on the pool deck at Slush.

Feel the grass between your toes at the unprecedented Lawn Club as you sail out to sea.

With every imaginable comfort, along with unrivaled guest services, you are bound for an unsurpassed experience no matter your destination.

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  • Day 1 - Arrive in Marseille and Avignon

    Celebrity Cruises South of France and Mediterranean Explorations

    Morning: You've arrived. We'll meet you at the airport in Marseille, France and take you to your luxurious hotel in Avignon.

    Afternoon: Start exploring right away. Avignon is a perfect blend of Old World history and modern sophistication. The city is full of art and culture year-round. Especially during the annual Festival d'Avignon, one of the largest art festivals in the world. Watch street performers entertain locals and visitors alike.

    Evening: Stroll down charming cobblestone streets and stop for some traditional Provenal wine and fare. Or ask your Celebrity Concierge for reviews, recommendations, and reservations. They're here to make sure your vacation exceeds all your expectations.

    Meals included: All meals on your own

  • Day 2 - Exploring the Walled City of Avignon

    Celebrity Cruises South of France and Mediterranean Explorations

    Morning: After complimentary breakfast, explore on your own. Quaint historic streets, vast Gothic architecture, and magnificent medieval ramparts-Avignon has them all. Or take advantage of a morning off and relax at your hotel spa. Your Celebrity Concierge is available to book tours or make recommendations.

    Afternoon: After lunch, your half-day guided tour begins. Experience the history and culture of the walled city of Avignon. Your Celebrity Concierge will guide you through the streets, cafes, and boutiques that give this city its urban-chic vibe. End your tour at the Palais des Papes,  the largest Gothic Palace in Europe.

    Evening: Return to your hotel for some R&R before joining your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.

    Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

  • Day 3 - Provenal Palate Pleasing (Wine, Chocolate, and More)

    Celebrity Cruises South of France and Mediterranean Explorations

    Morning: After breakfast, set off on your full-day guided tour of Chteauneuf-du-Pape and the neighboring wineries. Lavender fields, grapevines, and a medieval castle await.

    Afternoon: Sample ten different wines from the region. End your tour with a wine and chocolate pairing before partaking in a special prepared lunch. Talk about total palate pleasing.

    Evening: Return to Avignon and unwind at your hotel with a coffee nightcap. Or embark on an evening stroll (more wine, anyone?) through the winding streets of Avignon. Ask your Celebrity Concierge for recommendations.

    Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

  • Day 4 - Touring the French Riviera - Trs Bon

    Celebrity Cruises South of France and Mediterranean Explorations

    Morning: Fuel up with breakfast before you head out on a full-day guided tour of the French Riviera. Traveling from Avignon to Nice, you'll experience breathtaking views with stops in Aix-en-Provence, Luberon, and L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.

    Afternoon: First stop is Aix-en-Provence, known for its Parisian-like sophistication and appeal. Moss-covered fountains, quaint cafes, and 17th century mansions give the city its grace. It's no wonder that Paul Cézanne and mile Zola found artistic inspiration (and a home) here. Discover the secrets behind the beloved French Lavender (extraction, distillation, and more) at a museum in Luberon. After an arranged lunch break in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, your Celebrity Concierge will accompany you on a walking tour throughout the charming valley town. End your tour in Nice.

    Evening: It's time for a Nice night. Wine and dine on traditional Côte d'Azur fare with the deep blue Mediterranean backdrop. Take in an epic sunset on the beach. Or check with your Celebrity Concierge for recommendations, reviews, and reservation.

    Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

  • Day 5 - Day at Play in Nice

    Celebrity Cruises South of France and Mediterranean Explorations

    Morning: After complimentary breakfast, the day (and Nice) is all yours. Plan your perfect Provenal day. Check in with your Celebrity Concierge for recommendations.

    Afternoon: Nice has something for everyone. If you're up for some fun in the Mediterranean sun, ask your Celebrity Concierge about the beaches open to the public (many are private). Or take in one of the many art museums (like the Chagall or Matisse Museum). Stop by old Nice's main market, the Cours Saleya plaza. Peruse local flowers, produce, and souvenirs (soaps, sachets, spices, and more). Or if you're feeling extra adventurous head out for a train trip to the neighboring Cannes, Monaco, or Saint Tropez.

    Evening: Return to your hotel and get ready to join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner under the Mediterranean sky (awe-inspiring views of the stars included).

    Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

  • Day 6 - Your Ship Awaits.

    Celebrity Cruises South of France Mediterranean Explorations

    Morning: After breakfast, we'll shuttle you over to the airport for your flight to Barcelona, Istanbul, or Rome, depending on which Celebrity Equinox sailing you've booked. The Mediterranean awaits.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch (on board), and dinner (on board)

  • Celebrity Cruises | 17 Night South of France Explorations Iinerary Map

    17 Night South of France Explorations

    South of France and Mediterranean Explorations Package including land tour and ocean cruise: Roundtrip from Miami calling on Charlotte Amalie; Tortola; St Johns; Bridgetown; Castries and Philipsburg with 4 days at sea
    Date (2017)DayDestinationArriveDepart
    Sep 4Monday6Miami, Florida 4:00PM
    Sep 5Tuesday7At Sea (overnight)
    Sep 6Wednesday8At Sea  
    Sep 7Thursday9Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas8:00AM5:00PM
    Sep 8Friday10Tortola, British Virgin Islands8:00AM5:00PM
    Sep 9Saturday11St Johns, Antiqua8:00AM4:00PM
    Sep 10Sunday12Bridgetown, Barbados10:00AM6:00PM
    Sep 11Monday13Castries, St. Lucia8:00AM5:00PM
    Sep 12Tuesday14Philipsburg, St. Maarten9:00AM6:00PM
    Sep 13Wednesday15At Sea (overnight)
    Sep 14Thursday16At Sea  
    Sep 15Friday17Miami, Florida7:00AM 
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CategoryPrice FromSpecial RateAvailability
Premium Suites with Veranda (PS)Three unique and distinctive Premium Suite offerings onboard Solstice Class ships.$17,649$16,049SOLD OUT
Sky Suite with Veranda (S2)Step up to the luxury and special services of a Suite. Sky Suites 'S1' categories feature large, wrap-around balconies for some of the best views onboard!$9,949$8,349SOLD OUT
AquaClass Veranda Stateroom (A2)If you enjoy the AquaSpa, you'll love AquaClass! Unique room amenities, VIP events and dining in exclusive Blu.$8,349$6,749SOLD OUT
Concierge Class Veranda Stateroom (C3)Unique to Celebrity - a 'best value' stateroom with balcony and extra amenities.$8,099$6,499SOLD OUT
Deluxe Ocean View with Veranda (1C)There's nothing like having your own private balcony.$7,869$6,269SOLD OUT
Obstructed View Veranda Stateroom (2D)Sometimes an exceptional value, these staterooms offer private balconies with partial obstructions from below.$7,699$6,099SOLD OUT
Ocean View Stateroom (08)From a porthole to a wide picture window - you'll love the natural light.$7,449$5,849SOLD OUT
Inside Stateroom (12)Budget conscious accommodations - dark, quiet and compact.$6,999$5,399SOLD OUT
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South of France & Mediterranean Explorations PackageWhat's Included:

  • Airfare from select gateways in North America to Marseille
  • Celebrity Concierge to help you every step of the way
  • 3 nights at Hotel Mercure Avignon Centre Palais des Papes, Hotel Mercure Pont d'Avignon Centre, or Hotel Novotel Avignon Centre in Avignon
  • 2 nights at Hotel Mercure Nice Centre Notre Dame or Hipark Résidence in Nice
  • 3 guided tours in the South of France
  • Daily breakfast. Select lunches and dinners
  • Airfare to Rome, Istanbul or Barcelona (depending on embarkation city)
  • Cruise aboard Celebrity Equinox
  • All transfers from airports, hotels, and cruise port
  • All cruise taxes and fees included 
  • Airfare from Barcelona or Rome to select gateways in North America