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France River Cruising

Few places inspire true wonder and discovery quite like France. From Paris in the north to Provence in the south, the iconic destinations of France regularly top travel wish lists, providing memorable moments that excite the senses.

While France is always a joy to explore and discover, nothing comes close to experiencing it in truly all-inclusive luxury. At Scenic, we invite you to discover the France of your imagination, with a collection of luxurious French river cruises which combine special all-inclusive privileges with the finest, most enriching experiences the country has to offer.

Culture, gastronomy, heritage: you’ll enjoy all this and more on our exceptional 5-star river cruises, experiencing another side to France and its beloved destinations and highlights. Rediscover France and prepare to excite your senses on a luxury river cruise in 2020.

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Click on the location markers below to discover more about the stunning destinations and experiences awaiting you on a France river cruise with Scenic and prepare for a sensory journey like no other.

Enjoy the best France has to offer

Excite Your Senses
Take your senses on a journey and experience France like never before...

The South of France

Drift through a region of unimaginable splendour, as you encounter some of France’s best-loved destinations on the Rhône River. From the beautiful landscapes of Provence to the glamour of the Côte d’Azur – this is the South of France of your dreams.
 
Experience Scenic Enrich
Amid the spectacular setting of Lyon’s Trinity Chapel, enjoy an exclusive performance by a masterful acapella choir. This evocative Scenic Enrich experience combines the very best of culture and heritage, for a fascinating insight into local life on the banks of the Rhône.
 
Experience Scenic Freechoice
Be at one with the wild as you kayak through one of Europe’s largest natural canyons, or pay a visit to Grignan, a town which perfectly captures the rural beauty of Provence. With Scenic Freechoice, the choice is yours.

Northern France

More than just the lifeblood of Paris, the iconic Seine River is the gateway to the historic region of Normandy, where World War heritage and inspirational natural beauty are yours to discover. Here, art, history and culture collide to make northern France one of the most fascinating regions on the continent.
 
Experience Scenic Enrich
With the exquisite Château de la Roche-Guyon providing the ideal backdrop, relax as you savour an unforgettable concert of classical music, with an orchestra comprising some of the region’s finest musicians. This wonderful evening is exclusively available with Scenic Enrich.
 
Experience Scenic Freechoice
Venture to Giverny with Scenic Freechoice as you trace the legacy of Claude Monet, one of the great icons of the Impressionist movement. You’ll explore the artist’s former residence, several aspects of which are forever immortalised in his fabled works, including the beautiful gardens surrounding the picture-postcard Fondation Claude Monet.

Bordeaux

Wine, history and spectacular architecture – welcome to Bordeaux, a region of true character and authenticity. Travelling the Gironde, Dordogne and Garonne rivers, you’ll come to learn why the wines of Bordeaux are considered some of the very finest in the world.
 
Experience Scenic Enrich
Take your seat for an exclusive classical concert courtesy of Scenic Enrich. The venue for this spectacular evening of entertainment takes the form of Château d’Agassac, easily one of the most enchanting and ambient wine estates of Bordeaux’s fabled Médoc appellation. 
 
Experience Scenic Freechoice
In the dramatic heritage city of Bordeaux, Scenic Freechoice invites you to shop with a Scenic Chef at a local food market. Learn about the region’s iconic dishes and get a taste for local life in this charming French city.

Featured Itineraries

Terms & Conditions: †Suite upgrade applicable to Balcony suites only, excludes upgrades from standard suites and is not applicable to Deluxe Balcony suites, Royal suites, Junior suites or Royal Panorama Suites. Upgrade is permitted to one cabin category upgrade only and is subject to availability at the time of booking. No cash alternative. Offer can be withdrawn at any time. Prices and upgrades per person, twin share in GBP based on two guests sharing, are subject to availability on specific dates, until sold out. Offer ends 30 August 2019. Deposit is £750 per person. Flights are economy class, and flight routes are subject to availability. Full payment is required within 120 days of departure. Itinerary and departure dates are subject to change. Scenic Culinare, Salt Therapy Lounge and Royal Owner’s Suite are not available on board Scenic Gem on the Seine. Wellness Area treatments are chargeable. All beverages on board are included except for a very small number of fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits.