Cruise The South Of France: A-Rosa River Cruise

A-ROSA River Cruises invites travelers to taste their way through the famous food and wine regions of Burgundy and Provence with TRIO Restaurant of Palm Springs and HEARTY Restaurant of Chicago. Guests will have the opportunity to sample wines, cheeses and other delicacies as they glide down the Rhône River from Lyon to the Mediterranean and back, covering almost 300  miles of fascinating countryside.

Celebrity hosts, Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh, better known as "The Hearty Boys," will be joining the group as they sail along the Rhône River. Smith and McDonagh are hosts of Food Network's The Party Line with the Hearty Boys and authors of two best sellers, Talk With Your Mouth Full and The New Old Bar. Also onboard will be co-hosts Mark Van Laanen and Tony Marchese, owners of Palm Springs' most popular eatery, TRIO. Van Laanen and Marchese are well-known for their restaurants in Wisconsin, Chicago and California, and are heralded in the restaurant industry as marketing gurus.

A-ROSA's all-inclusive price includes air and accommodations, open bar, award-winning cuisine and shore excursions, as well as the opportunity to interact with the hosts through on-board food and cocktail demonstrations. A-ROSA River Cruises is the premier way to experience Europe, all from the comfort of full-staffed ships with modern decor and boutique luxury accommodations.

Guest booking the cruise through TRIO or HEARTY receive:

      • $300 dining certificate to TRIO or HEARTY (per couple)
      • Exclusive 7-course wine-paired dinner aboard the ship
      • Lunch at famed Paul Bocuse's restaurant in Lyon
      • 5% early booking discount (book by June 11, 2013)
      • For a limited time, single guests may book a window stateroom without the normal single- supplement fee. Balcony supplements are only 20%

Rates start from $2,999 per person; including roundtrip air, gratuities, taxes, fees and ground transfers, plus no additional fees for single travelers. Subject to availability. For reservations and information, please contact A-ROSA Cruises. 1-855 55-AROSA (855 552-7672) or visit

Price From: $2,999