2020 France River Cruising

Fly to France for $125pp on selected departures*

Immerse yourself in our luxury, all-inclusive France River Cruise. Special offers for 2020 available now.

Fly to France for only $125pp on selected departures*. 

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours offer first-class European River cruises throughout France. Make 2020 the year you reward yourself and your partner with a France river cruise.

Our all-inclusive, 5-star French river cruises journey through historic towns, breathtaking scenery, picturesque wine regions and iconic exemplary landmarks. 

France River Cruise Offers 

FLY FOR $125pp*
Fly to France from $125pp on selected cruises. Book by 31 December 2020 to enjoy this unique offer.

  • Fly Business Class from $4,995pp#
    Fly from $4,995pp when booking a Diamond or Sapphire Deck suite on selected cruises of 11 days or longer*.
  • Free Singapore Stopover^
    Receive a complimentary two night Singapore Stopover when combining a cruise of 11 days or longer, with an escorted land journey, two city stays of 3 nights or longer or a second cruise of equal or longer duration*.
  • 50% Off for the Solo Traveller
    Book a suite on selected Scenic Space-Ship departures of 11 days or longer and receive 50% off the single supplement*.
  • Free Suite Upgrade
    Combine a cruise of 11 days or longer with an escorted land journey, two Scenic City Stay packages of 3 nights or longer or a second cruise of equal or longer duration to receive a complimentary suite upgrade to the next applicable balcony suite.
  • Free Pre/Post Accommodation
    Combine a cruise of 11 days or longer with an escorted land journey, two Scenic City Stay packages of 3 nights or longer or a second cruise of equal or longer duration to receive a complimentary 1-night pre/post hotel accommodation.
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All-Inclusive Luxury French River Cruises

Only the finest, most luxurious experiences, both onshore and on board your 5-star luxury Scenic Space-Ship – and they’re all included.
From the moment you board Scenic's river cruise ship, Scenic Space-Ship you'll be immersed in a holiday experience like no other. More akin to a 5-star floating hotel, your lavishly appointed suite is replete with the finest linens and luxurious ensuite. Settle back on your Scenic Lounge all-weather private balcony or Sun Deck with complimentary fine wines and beers as you cruise through the French countryside. Our all-inclusive European river cruises are just that and include all tips, gratuities, airport transfers, a range of dining options, wi-fi, entertainment, laundry concierge, transfers, butler service, Wellness Centre and E-bikes for onshore excursions.

Exclusive to Scenic's France river cruises, our Scenic Sapphire and Diamond Space-Ships have Scenic Culinaire on our South of France and Bordeaux river cruises. To celebrate France's renowned reputation for fine dining and cuisine. Our onboard cooking classes feature the best quality local ingredients and are run by culinary experts. From learning new cooking methods and techniques to understanding how to cook the trickiest of French recipes, you'll go home with a burning desire to cook French cuisine.

With Scenic's wide range of French river cruises in 2020, you'll immerse yourself in the romance of Paris, the delightful vineyards of Bordeaux and Burgundy and the gastronomic delights onboard. Our river cruises in France follow the captivating Seine River, Saône River and Rhône river.
  • Luxuriously Appointed Suites
    Our luxurious suites are amongst the largest on the European waters and furnished with the finest amenities including luxurious bath products.
  • Scenic Culinaire
    Exclusive to our France river cruises, Scenic Sapphire and Diamond ships feature their own on board cooking schools where you can learn to create delicious French cuisine complete with a live camera and highly trained chefs.
  • Scenic Sun Lounges
    Our all-weather private balconies ensure you can truly appreciate this beautiful landscape. The world opens up at the touch of a button.
  • Scenic Freechoice
    Choose from a range of sightseeing activities that interest you most, from history to culture, food to nature, there's something for everyone and they’re all included.
  • Scenic Enrich
    Get to know the local life and culture through a series of once-in-a-lifetime experiences carefully handpicked by our expert Journey Designers.
  • Scenic Tailormade^
    With our Scenic Tailormade app, you can step away from your group and do some exploring of your own, before guiding you safely back to your Scenic Space-Ship.
  • All-Inclusive Wellness
    On board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship, you will have access to a range of health and wellness amenities at the dedicated wellness centre, including the Salt Therapy Lounge (only on Scenic Diamond and Scenic Sapphire).
  • Up to Five Dining Options
    From casual dining at River Café, to a six course dégustation menu at L’Amour Restaurant. Enjoy everything we offer on board including a range of entertainment.
  • Unlimited Complimentary Beverages*
    Delight in an extensive range of complimentary beverages, all day every day. Enjoy drinks from your mini bar, restocked daily whilst you sample our in-suite room service.
  • Butler Service
    From shoe shine service to complimentary refreshments, our butlers are trained to provide an exceptional level of service that combines 5-star quality with personal attention to detail.
  • The Nth Degree
    From personally greeting you at the airport to ensuring you don’t pay for anything except the souvenirs you want to take home, rely on us to take care of every detail.
*All beverages are included except a very small number of fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits. ^Features vary in Portugal and is not available in Russia

Be captivated with the romantic Rhône River

Our 9-day luxury French river cruise commences in Paris where you'll have sightseeing time. From the breathtaking Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysées to the Louvre museum. You'll then head towards Lyon and board your 5-star luxury Scenic Space-Ship to cruise towards the picturesque Mediterranean Sea. Renowned as the gastronomic heart of France, Lyon is situated where the Rhône and Saône rivers meet.

Journeying through the Rhône Valley along the romantic Rhône River you'll be captivated by the architecture, cuisine, fine wines and exquisite scenery. Onshore excursions along the way include guided tours of Avignon’s Palais des Papes and Arles, famous for Van Gogh's inspiring paintings and home of the Fondation Vincent Van Gogh.

Scenic Tours luxury Seine French River cruise to the Normandy region of France

Our 11-day all-inclusive luxury French river cruise is a round trip starting and ending in Paris that journeys along the Seine River to France's most acclaimed historical towns and sites. From the picturesque village of Honfleur, the French gateway to the English Channel to an exclusive Scenic experience with a concert at Château de La Roche-Guyon. Explore the historic city of Rouen, the gateway to World War 1 Historic Western Front where the Battle of the Somme played out. 

Immerse yourself in World War 2 history with an on-shore excursion to walk the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings where there are 9,387 graves at the Normandy Cemetery. In Vernon, you'll have the opportunity to visit Monet's former home and gardens at Giverny.

Experience the delightful South of France with Scenic Tours all-inclusive France river cruises

Scenic Tours 11-day, luxury south of France river cruise cruises along the Saône river and Rhône river. You'll board your Scenic Space-Ship in Lyon and journey through delightful towns including Beaune, Viviers, Arles and Avignon in the Cote d'Azur (also known as the French Riviera). With plenty of on-shore excursions and day river cruises to choose from, you could tour the architecturally significant city of Avignon and view the famous St. Benezet Bridge also known as the Pont d’Avignon, or sample the acclaimed wines Châteauneuf-du-Pape at a Côtes du Rhône vineyard.

In Tarascon you could take an excursion to Saint-Paul de Mausole Monastery and Saint-Rémy, following in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh. Onboard your luxury Scenic Space-Ship, you can immerse yourself in the gastronomic delights of Lyon with Scenic Culinaire onboard cuisine experiences.

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Top 4 French wine regions you must visit

Top 4 French wine regions you must visit
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Learn more about River Cruising

New to river cruising? Read our 'First Time Guide to River Cruising' to inspire you on why you should embark on a European river cruise with Scenic.

Explore Scenic's European River Cruises

For the ultimate trip of a lifetime why not consider taking a European River Cruise with Scenic after your French river cruise. Our wide range of Europe river cruises journey along the Rhine River, Moselle River, romantic Danube river and Portugal's Douro River. Immerse yourself in European cities including Strasbourg, Budapest, Basel and Nice. 

With itineraries featuring breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage sites, Christmas markets and picturesque wineries Scenic's European river cruise will give you long-lasting memories. 
Book your 2020 France River cruise today and get significant discounts. View brochure and departure dates here.
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