ms Mistral

ms Mistral current position

ms Mistral current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 45.64546 N / 4.82603 E) cruising en route to VIENNE. The AIS position was reported 1 hour ago.

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Current itinerary of ms Mistral

ms Mistral current cruise is 5 days, one-way from Chalon-sur-Saone to Martigues. Prices start from USD 959 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 16 Oct, 2021 and ends on 20 Oct, 2021.

Date / TimePort
16 Oct 18:00 - 17 Oct 08:00    Departing from Chalon-sur-Saone, France hotels
17 Oct 11:00 - 18:00    Tournus, France
17 Oct 14:00 - 18:00    Macon, France
17 Oct 19:00 - 18:00    Trevoux, France
17 Oct 23:30 - 18 Oct 05:00    Lyon, France
18 Oct 14:00 - 18:00    Tournon-sur-Rhone, Tain-l'Hermitage, France
18 Oct 23:00 - 19 Oct 08:00    Viviers-sur-Rhone, France
19 Oct 11:30 - 18:00    Saint-Etienne-des-Sorts, France
19 Oct 15:00 - 18:00    Chateauneuf du Pape, France
19 Oct 21:00 - 20 Oct 06:00    Avignon, France
20 Oct 14:00 - 21 Oct 09:00    Arriving in Martigues, France hotels

Specifications of ms Mistral

Year built1999  /  Age: 22
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

ms Mistral Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
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 21 3 days, one-way from Martigues to Tournon-sur-Rhone Martigues $599
2021 Oct 24 4 days, round-trip The Valleys of the Rhne and Sane Gastronomy and vineyards Lyon $648
2021 Oct 28 4 days, round-trip The Magic of the Provenal Rhne and the Camargue Lyon $674
2021 Dec 28 4 days, round-trip Provenal New Years Eve in the Rhne Valley Lyon $1050
2022 Apr 13 6 days, one-way from Lyon to Martigues Lyon $1007
2022 May 01 6 days, one-way from Martigues to Lyon Martigues $1196
2022 May 07 6 days, one-way from Lyon to Martigues Lyon $1196
2022 Oct 10 6 days, one-way from Martigues to Lyon Martigues $1196
2022 Oct 16 6 days, one-way from Lyon to Martigues Lyon $1007
2022 Oct 22 6 days, one-way from Martigues to Lyon Martigues $1007
2022 Oct 28 4 days, round-trip The Magic of the Provenal Rhne and the Camargue Lyon $746
2022 Dec 28 4 days, round-trip Provenal New Years Eve in the Rhne Valley Lyon $1063

ms Mistral Review

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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