France River Cruising

Take advantage of Fly Free or other Special Flight Offers, Super Earlybird saving of 10% plus Exclusive Experiences in 2022

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Exceptional France 2022 Offers

Embrace the joie de vivre in France with our exceptional offers – book by August 31, 2021

Join Scenic to discover the wonders of France and its rivers in 2022 and make the most of our exceptional offers. For a strictly limited time only, in addition to our Earlybird Flight Offers – Fly Free, Fly for $295 or Fly for $495, you’ll save an additional $400 per couple* on April and May exquisite France journeys. These fantastic savings are in addition to an extra 10% saving with our Super Earlybird offer when you pay for your cruise in full 12 months prior to departure. We’re also offering guests the chance to experience the very best of Paris, Bordeaux and Lyon with some very limited Exclusive Experiences, including a cooking class and a classic car tour.

Discover epicurean delights during our new culinary themed cruises sailing Bordeaux and the south of France; witness Monet’s enchanting residence and gardens in northern France and visit the moving Normandy memorial dedicated to those fallen in the D-Day landings; and allow Scenic to take you there in 5-star, truly all-inclusive luxury, aboard an intimate Space-Ship with no more than 149 guests on board. With everything that you would expect to pay for included in the price you pay, from every on-board meal, beverage and once-in-a-lifetime experience to tipping and gratuities, you’re invited to discover the Scenic Difference for yourself along the beloved rivers of France.

Discover France in luxury with Scenic

The allure of France has fascinated discerning travellers for centuries, with its rich combination of art, architecture, history and world-renowned gastronomy. Join Scenic on a truly all-inclusive luxury cruise along France’s waterways as we take you to the heart of its captivating cities and provinces. 
You’ll find that a Scenic river cruise is more than a five-star cruise, it’s a personalised journey you can tailor to your own interests. Whether your passions lie in visiting the Grand Cru vineyards of Bordeaux, the galleries of Paris; epicurean providores throughout Southern France or Normandy’s historic battlefields, you can travel there on a Scenic Space-Ship with no more than 149 guests.

Our itineraries include culinary-themed cruises so you can explore French flavours in depth. Start planning your 2022 river cruise with Scenic, knowing that we offer more than all-inclusive luxury cruising – it’s being able to leave your wallet in a safe place and relax, knowing that everything is taken care of.
 

Exclusive to France

At Scenic, we strive to elevate your river cruise to the next level, and make it more than a river cruise. 
That’s why for a limited time only, on our France itineraries we are offering two truly wonderful experiences to truly immerse you into the heart of your destination and it’s culture, and what’s more, you won’t pay a single penny extra.

Discover the city in style during a classic Citroën 2CV car tour

Be wowed by the glittering sights of Paris or Bordeaux as you zoom through the city in a vintage Citroën 2CV, during a private tour just for two. You’ll be chauffeured past iconic landmarks and see the city from a different perspective during an experience like no other. This extra special addition comes complete with a pre-cruise hotel stay in a luxurious central hotel and is available on our Bordeaux and Seine itineraries.

Cook up a storm in Lyon

Gastronomes will delight as they are invited into a local atelier in Lyon to cook up a tantalising culinary masterpiece. You’ll be guided through how to create delectable cuisine with the finesse that only the French possess, and savour the taste of it after. A pre-cruise stay in a luxury hotel in Lyon is included, and of course, it’s all courtesy of Scenic.

Visit Cite du Chocolat Valrhona

*Terms and conditions apply, please see below.

Your peace of mind

Small Ship Experience River Cruise

Small Ship Experience

Experience the benefits of our boutique Space-Ships specially designed to sail the rivers of France.

Flexible Booking - Peace of Mind

Flexible Booking

Defer your travel plans up to 60 days prior to departure with our Flexible Booking Policy available on river and ocean cruising.

Health & Safety

Travel with Confidence

Our commitment to each guest and crew’s health, safety and wellbeing remains our key priority.

Book with confidence

  • Flexible Booking Policy*
    With our Flexible Booking Policy, for new bookings, you can defer your travel plans by transferring to an alternate departure date or itinerary or cancel up to 60 days prior to your cruise commencing with no Scenic fees (third party fees may apply). For cancellations, the value of the booking will be applied as a Future Travel Credit (FTC) which is valid for 24 months.
  • Deposit Protection Plan*
    Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan valued at $125 per person has been included for new 2022 France River Cruises & Tours bookings made before August 31, 2021.

Where we travel in France

Explore the picturesque waterways of France along its prized waterways of the 775-km long Seine River in northern France and the Saône and Rhône Rivers winding through southeast France.
Awaken your senses in the renowned World Heritage-listed region of Bordeaux, considered the home of some of the world’s finest wines; visit Lyon, considered the culinary capital of France; or soak up the culture, art and romance long associated with Paris. 

Scenic Space-Ships

A Scenic-Space Ship is so named not only for its innovative design and the highest standards of workmanship, but for all the room and spacious amenities that give you the freedom to travel in optimum comfort.
In France, join no more than 149 guests on board as you travel throughout the French waterways in ships specially built to access small ports and towns. It’s more than a 5-star cruise ship, it’s a truly all-inclusive experience on a custom-designed vessel in a class of its own. 

Featured Itineraries

*Terms and Conditions: Limited time offers – Valid for new bookings before August 31, 2021. 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 $500 per person is due at the 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 promotion is valid from 11 gateways across Canada towards the international economy airfare to Europe. This flight promotion is valid on specific classes of service with scheduled airlines of Scenic's choice. Total ticket cost, including taxes, not to exceed $1,600 per person. Tax and ticket surcharges may apply. Included gateways: YHZ Halifax; YYZ Toronto; YOW Ottawa; YUL Montreal; YQR Regina; YXE Saskatoon; YWG Winnipeg; YEG Edmonton; YYC Calgary; YVR Vancouver; and YYJ Victoria. Flights from other Canadian airports will incur surcharges. Flights must be booked by Scenic and are based on the brochure tour dates. Any requests outside of the tour dates may incur seasonal surcharges. For all booking made with a flight offer, a second non-refundable deposit of $1,500 per person is required 8 months prior to the date of departure. Failure to pay the deposit at 8 months prior to the date of departure shall result in the flight offer being removed from your booking and an Air Credit being applied instead. If your travel date is in less than 8 months prior to departure date, the second non-refundable deposit of $1,500 per person is due at the time of booking. Scenic reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of the second deposit. Once flight have been booked, the flight tickets are 100% non-refundable and non-changeable. Full airline terms and conditions apply at all times. Classic 2CV car tour: New bookings only. Available on select itineraries only. One night pre-tour accommodation, hotel is subject to availability and may change. Transfers included. No cash value or alternative offered. Lyon cooking class: New bookings only. Available on select itineraries only. One night pre-tour accommodation is hotel is subject to availability and may change. Transfers included. No cash value or alternative offers. On FCCC.2 dates this promo applies as post-trip stay. We reserve the right to withdraw offers and promotions at any time. Port charges and taxes are included and vary by itinerary. Flexible Booking Policy: To ensure guests can book with confidence, for all new bookings Scenic Group are including a Flexible Booking Policy which allows guests to defer travel and transfer to an alternate departure or itinerary or cancel up to 60 days prior to travel, with no Scenic Group fees (3rd party fees may apply). For cancellations, the value of the booking will be applied as a Future Travel Credit (FTC) which is valid for 24 months. Please note, final payment due date will remain as per booking conditions; however, this flexible policy allows changes to be made up to 60 days prior to travel. Deposit Protection Plan offer is not available for bookings using a Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours Future Travel Credit. Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan offer valued at $125 per person is only applicable to new non-future travel credit bookings only. Where You cancel a tour or cruise prior to the invoiced final Payment Date, and the Deposit Protection Plan applies, We will hold Your deposit, less any third party cancellation and/or administrative fees incurred by Us, for Our tour products only, (i.e. not products provided by third parties such as air travel), then We will credit the remainder of the deposit towards an alternative tour product, if You book within 24 months of cancellation. If Your tour or cruise is suspended the terms and conditions of the suspension will be applicable to Your booking and the cost of the DPP and all funds being held will be moved into a Future Travel Credit. The DPP is not combinable with any other exceptional discounts or offers, that may be promoted at the time You pay Your deposit. If You do not rebook within 24 months, or utilise all of Your Deposit, it will be forfeited. If You have booked a tour with an applicable Fly Deal or other Earlybird Offer, any airline cancellation fees will be deducted from the deposit amount if flights have been ticketed. The Deposit Protection Plan does not, nor is it intended to, replace travel insurance. Policy is effective for new bookings made from June 29, 2021. Not applicable inside 90 days to departure. 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. 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 2022 Europe River Cruising Brochure or click here. BC consumer protection #40178.