Seine river cruises

Impressionist movement, a journey along the Seine tells a diverse and intriguing tale

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Seine

From its source in the Langres plateau, the Seine River flows westward across northern France, cutting through the heart of Paris on its way to the English Channel. Perfect for an enriching French river cruise, the Seine is a river of immense cultural significance, and one whose banks are laden with ancient landmarks, captivating towns and iconic heritage sites — from the humbling beaches of Normandy to the architectural splendour of Rouen.  
Discover the Seine at its Finest on an exclusive Scenic river cruise, and look forward to cruising this majestic French river in exceptional luxury. Our innovative Space-Ships provide outstanding boutique accommodation on the rivers of France, so you can experience the wonders of the Seine and northern France in 5-star style and comfort. From the chic boulevards of Paris to the pretty harbour of Honfleur, the Seine exposes a region of contrast, where delightful regional charm intermingles with contemporary culture and artistry – for an exceptional French river journey.
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The River That Winds

The Seine River is your gateway to the wonders of northern France, from Paris, Rouen and Honfleur, the Seine will transport you on an unforgettable round-trip from the city of light to the legendary beaches of Normandy – site of some of the most pivotal events in world history.

Travel to Les Andelys, where you’ll sample delicious French cider in the grounds of Fleury-la-Forêt, before exploring the rich history of Rouen, the starting point for discovering the poignant heritage of the Western Front and the lasting legacy of the Somme battlefields. Scenic Sundowners invites you to the historic estate of Manoir d’Appreval, where you’ll savour a delicious array of locally-produced Calvados cocktails as the sun sets across the English Channel.

In Honfleur, you’re free to explore the history of the D-Day Landings, including a visit to Arromanches’ Landing Museum, before visiting the historic enclaves of Vernon and Conflans on the return leg to Paris.

La Différence Française

Join us for a luxury river cruise on the Seine, and you’ll be privy to a collection of handpicked events which offer authentic encounters not available to the ordinary traveller. Our Scenic Enrich experiences and Scenic Freechoice excursions take you to the very heart of local French culture, and they’re all included in the total price of your luxury Seine river cruise.

Scenic Enrich - Château de la Roche-Guyon
Immerse yourself in the opulence of yesteryear at the magnificent surroundings of Château de la Roche-Guyon as the region's finest musicians perform live.

Scenic Sundowners - Manoir d’Apreval
Enjoy a cocktail event showcasing Manoir d’Apreval's prestigious apple spirits whilst overlooking the many flowering apple trees to the blue waters of the English Channel in the distance.

Scenic Freechoice - Honfleur
Unlike any other river cruise ship currently available, the Scenic Gem has been custom-built to sail the open waters surrounding the coastal gem of Honfleur, giving Scenic guests a unique vantage point.

Sailing the Seine on board Scenic Gem

Echoing the chic elegance of the French capital, our 5-star Space-Ship, Scenic Gem, offers exceptional luxury and innovation on the Seine — giving you unparalleled service in complete style and comfort during your French river cruise.

This 110m-long Space-Ship has been meticulously designed to offer the most comfortable and intimate passage on the Seine River with just 128 guests. The Scenic Gem also benefits from generous guest suites and a range of innovative features, including the Scenic Sun Lounge system (balcony suites only) and tranquil wellness zones. It’s also one of very few French river ships that are able to sail the open waters around Honfleur, so you can look forward to discovering more of the Seine’s charming banks on the brink of the English Channel.

Scenic Gem features a collection of exclusive dining venues, each serving a delicious array of dishes inspired by local flavours and the elegance of French fine dining. One of the ship’s culinary highlights is L’Amour restaurant, which gives you the opportunity to savour a five-course menu of regional French delicacies paired with local wines.

Add to that the inclusion of an al fresco lounge and entertainment area, as well as the option to explore the river on two wheels with a Scenic E-bike, and the Scenic Gem promises luxurious passage during your all-inclusive Seine river cruise.