2021 France River Cruising 

Truly All-Inclusive France River Cruising in 2021

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. Discover France and prepare to excite your senses on a luxury river cruise in 2021.


Book with confidence and for extra peace of mind take advantage of:

Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan* – Receive complimentary deposit protection plan on all selected river cruises (a value of $125 per person). Enjoy flexibility to change your itinerary or travel date prior to full payment at 90 days prior to departure. Learn more >

Reduced Deposit* – Secure your 2021 travel arrangements with our reduced deposit of only $250 per person (reduced from $500).

Discover France with our interactive map

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.

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 Givenchy 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

*Conditions Apply: Limited time offers – Valid for new bookings or for Future Travel Credit made bookings made between June 29, 2020 and July 22, 2020. Prices based on per person twin share in CAD available at advertising deadline, are strictly limited & subject to availability on specific dates, until sold out. Offers not in conjunction with any other offers and may be withdrawn at any time. No retroactivity. Fly Free and special airfare offers, available on select departures. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is due at time of booking with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. Scenic reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of deposit. Flights are booked in economy class only on Scenic’s choice of airlines and routes. Included flights are booked from 11 major Canadian gateways: YHZ, YYZ, YOW, YUL, YQR, YXE, YWG, YEG, YYC, YVR, & YYJ. Flight departures from all other Canadian cities shall be subject to additional surcharges. Flights are subject to availability of appropriate airline class and once sold out surcharges shall apply. A second non-refundable deposit of $1,500 per person is due 11 months prior to travel. If your cruise departs in less than 11 months, the second non-refundable is due immediately. Scenic reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of the second deposit. Full airline terms and conditions apply at all times. Maximum ticket value including taxes is up to $1,550 per person. Port charges and taxes are included and vary by itinerary. Receive $200 CAD per person gift card when you book a 15 day or longer cruise and $100 CAD per person gift card when you book a 8-14 day cruise. Gift card is not redeemable for cash towards the balance of your Scenic vacation. Additional gift card related conditions apply, please inquire. Deposit Protection Plan offer is not available for bookings using a Scenic Luxury Cruises & ToursE Future Travel Credit. Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan offer valued at $125 per person is only applicable to new non-future travel credit bookings only. Deposit Protection is non-refundable and non-transferable, and only protects the deposit amount paid on an Scenic cruise prior to the final payment due date. Air, land, excursions are not included in the plan, and any third-party supplier fees, such as hotels, will be subtracted from your deposit amount. We will credit the remainder to you towards an alternate tour or cruise that must be re-booked within 24 months. Not applicable inside 90 days to departure. The Deposit Protection Plan is not available on Russian cruises and Russian cruise tours. Private door-to-door chauffeur transfer offer only valid on new bookings. Transfers are valid for pre and post cruise within a 45km radius and are only available to and from the following Canadian airports: YYJ, YVR, YLW, YYC, YEG, YQR, YWG, YOW, YYZ, YUL, and YHZ. Guests living outside of the 45km transfer radius may receive a discount up to $200 per couple on their cruise. Transfers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. To obtain transfer fulfillment, guests must complete their Trip Personaliser at least 90 days prior to travel. Guests are advised to refer to any luggage restrictions from the transfer providers. For Europe destination transfers, please refer to the 2021 Europe River Cruising Brochure for complete terms & conditions. Itinerary and departure date are subject to change. Any maps or other route depictions are intended as an indication only and are subject to change. All beverages are included except for a very small number of fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits. Salt Therapy Lounge not available on all ships. Scenic Culinaire, Salt Therapy Lounge and Royal Owner’s Suite are not available on board Scenic Gem on the Seine. Wellness Area treatments at an additional cost. E-bikes not available on all ships. Airport transfers are only available on the first and last day of your tour and at times we designate. For full terms and conditions refer to our 2021 Europe River Cruising Brochure and Early Incentives Flyer or click here. BC consumer protections #40178.