ms Mistral

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ms Mistral last location was at Europe Inland (coordinates 45.07087 N / 4.83004 E) cruising en route to VIENNE. The AIS position was reported 2 weeks ago.

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Specifications of ms Mistral

Year built1999  /  Age: 21
Flag state France
BuilderMeuse & Sambre Shipyard (Beez-Namur, Belgium)
OperatorCroisiEurope River Cruises
Speed9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)10 m / 33 ft
Gross Tonnage1500 gt
Passengers79 - 158
Decks with cabins2
Last Refurbishment2007
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ms Mistral Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2020 Oct 17 6 days, one-way from Lyon to Martigues Lyon $950
2020 Oct 23 3 days, one-way from Lyon to Tournon-sur-Rhone Lyon $500
2020 Dec 28 4 days, round-trip Provenal New Years Eve in the Rhne Valley Lyon $944
2021 Apr 05 2 days, one-way from Lyon to Arles Lyon $428
2021 Apr 07 6 days, one-way from Lyon to Chalon-sur-Saone Lyon $980
2021 Sep 22 6 days, one-way from Lyon to Martigues Lyon $1152
2021 Oct 10 6 days, one-way from Lyon to Chalon-sur-Saone Lyon $1152
2021 Oct 16 5 days, one-way from Chalon-sur-Saone to Martigues Chalon-sur-Saone $959
2021 Oct 21 3 days, one-way from Lyon to Tournon-sur-Rhone Lyon $616
2021 Oct 24 4 days, round-trip The Valleys of the Rhne and Sane Gastronomy and vineyards Lyon $836
2021 Oct 28 4 days, round-trip The Magic of the Provenal Rhne and the Camargue Lyon $674

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Review of ms Mistral

MS Mistral ship cruises in Provence and Burgundy (southeast France wine regions). The ship departs from Lyon (on round-trip itineraries) and also from Chalon (on Saone in Burgundy) and Martigues (on Rhone in Provence, approx 30 km / 20 mi northwest of Marseille). The CroisiEurope riverboat Mistral cruises on Rhone and Saone rivers in France - together with the fleetmates Camargue and Van Gogh.

ms Mistral cruise ship (CroisiEurope)


The 7-day cruisetour itinerary visits Lyon, Arle and Avignon, with shore excursions to the Burgundy vineyards and Camargue nature reserve. Prices in 2020 (September) started from EUR 1028 per person / ~USD 1220 pp (double occupancy).

The cruising experience features Beaujolais (Lyon's winegrowing area) visited at the voyage's start - when the boat docks in Macon. A bus tour takes passengers to "Hameau du Vin" (museum village), sailing to Lyon City where Saone River flows into Rhone. Then the boat heads for Tournon-sur-Rhone (Tain l'Hermitage). Follows the Ardeche Gorges Natural Reserve (France's "Grand Canyon"). En-route to Avignon, the cruise ship Mistral passes Rhone River's largest lock system. Follows Arles and Avignon (the old papal city). The voyage ends in Martigues (near Marseille, on the Mediterranean coast).

Following the Coronavirus-related travel restrictions, in 2020 CroisiEurope's Mistral cruises were scheduled to depart August 21-27, September 2-8 and 23-29 and October 5-11. The ship also sailed the reverse route (Martigues to Chalon) on October 11-17. Both voyages are priced from EUR 1028 pp, with ticket prices inclusive of all shore excursions, onboard meals and bar drinks.


The riverboat has 79 passenger cabins (equally sized at 118 ft2 / 11 m2) in 3 grades, including 2 single and 4 triple cabins. Main Deck staterooms (45 double, 4 triple, 1 single) are with Riverview windows (non-opening). Upper Deck cabins (27 double) are with large Picture Windows (also non-opening). The Main Deck also has 1 single-occupancy room. As for amenities, each stateroom has a private bathroom (WC, sink, shower cabin), wardrobe/closet, satellite TV, radio, phone (only for internal calls), hairdryer, personal safe, individual air-conditioning.

Shipboard facilities

The ship's amenities and facilities include a lounge (with a dance floor and its own bar), a dining room (Mistral restaurant), sundeck relaxation area (with shaded seating, loungers, and deckchairs), gift shop, library, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet usage.

The Mistral ship’s Rhone-Saone river cruise itinerary is in southeast France, through the Burgundy and Provence wine regions. The ship is leaving from Lyon on roundtrip itineraries. The provided by CroisiEurope gourmet dining options on the ship, along with the organized tours with themed food and wine tasting events allow the Mistral's guests to enjoy the local French wines and cuisine along the cruise itinerary routes. The CroisiEurope line also owns the Saone-Rhone riverboats Camargue and Van Gogh, and also the hotel barges Anne-Marie and Jeanine.

MS Mistral cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative of CroisiEurope cruise rates. They might be different when you book your CroisiEurope France river cruise deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers, and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Know, that CroisiEurope cruises in France are price-inclusive of all beverages (coffee, tea, juices, soda drinks, also wine and beer at lunches and dinners), but tours and excursions ashore are optional and cost extra.

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The Mistral ship cruises on Rhone and Saone rivers in Burgundy and Provence (wine regions in south-eastern France). Itineraries are round-trips from Lyon or one-ways between Chalon and Martigues.

The list of other CroisiEurope ships on Saone and Rhone rivers includes ms Camarguems Van Gogh and the Anne-Marie barge.

CroisiEurope is a family-owned cruise company based in Strasbourg France. Established in 1976, this premium line operates all aspects of its cruises: from the vessel building (design and construction) to cuisine and hotel services. CroisiEurope is among Europe's largest cruise line companies.

CroisiEurope river cruise deals are inclusive of soft drinks and alcohol (wine and beer with lunch and dinner (year-round). The line offers deals inclusive of unlimited drinks during Europe's high season (April through October) each year. However, unlike most river cruise lines, CroisiEurope charges its guests additionally for shore excursions.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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