France’s gastronomic heritage needs no introduction. To explore France is to explore its history through fine dining and fine wines – something we have taken to heart with the culinary offering on board our luxurious Space-Ships.
Space-Ships Diamond and Sapphire, offer our Scenic Culinaire experience, which allows guests to participate in a series of cooking demonstrations. During these classes, our chefs showcase regional recipes using the freshest ingredients, sourced locally from the finest provincial markets.
Our speciality dining venue, L’Amour, provides five courses of fine French dining, paired with local wines from the region’s best wineries. Serving up to 32 guests at a time, L’Amour’s intimate culinary experience is one that every guest can experience during their time on board.
No river cruise of the South of France would be complete without visiting Lyon. Undoubtedly the culinary capital of France, Lyonnaise cooking is a foodie’s dream. During your time here, take a trip to the culinary school of Paul Bocuse, the world-renowned chef famed for his innovative approach to cooking. You can refine your skills under the tutelage of some of France’s finest instructors, before sampling the school’s delicious fare.
Get to the heart of world-famous wine-producing regions, tasting the celebrated wines of Bordeaux and Châteauneuf-du-Pape at exclusive sessions. Back on board, our expert sommeliers pair the perfect accompaniments to all your dishes – all complimentary, of course. An extensive selection of cocktails, mocktails, top-shelf spirits and local beer are also available to enjoy on board at any time of the day.