All-inclusive 2018 France River Cruises

Cruise the waterways of the Seine, Saône and Rhône and Bordeaux regions in 2018.

In France, beauty is everywhere, and it’s reverence for art, history and gastronomy make every day a unique experience.

You simply have to experience this beautiful country at least once in your life. See what's included here >

With completely updated all-inclusive luxury Space-Ships on the Seine, Rhône and Bordeaux rivers, we are the only luxury cruise operator to offer longer cruises on every major river across France, allowing guests even more time to immerse themselves in these unique regions.

Boasting the finest fleet of river ships in France, our Space-Ships have all been upgraded to include larger suites and beautiful interiors. The very best on board experience is matched onshore with longer itineraries and exciting inclusions.

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Why visit Southern France?

 
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Some of the best-loved destinations in France are found in the south of the country.

Travelling on our luxurious Scenic Space-Ships offers a unique taste of this stunning part of the world. Famous for its beautiful countryside, delicious fare and amazing architecture, a Scenic river cruise through southern France includes highlights such as a canoeing excursion in Ardéche National Park, tasting the finest wines in the Beaujolais region or participating in an on board Scenic Culinaire cooking class.

Soak up the atmosphere of the exquisite Palais des Papes and discover the exclusive stage spectacular that is Scenic Rouge. in Lyon - the choices are endless.

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Why visit Northern France?

 
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Northern France is an area of considerable contrast - steeped in epic war history, it’s also home to a momentous arts legacy, as well as being a place of staggering beauty.

The river Seine empties into the English Channel at Honfleur, in the north of the country and to experience the diversity of this region is one of life’s great pleasures, that will leave you with lasting memories for years to come.

Along this splendid waterway pay your respects at the battlefields of the Somme, wander around Monet’s Garden, spend time in the seaside town of Honfleur and cycle to author Victor Hugo’s residence. A highlight will be an Enrich dinner and concert at the magnificent Benedictine Palace in Fécamp.

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Why visit Bordeaux?

 
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Situated in the southwest of France, Bordeaux is a region synonymous with exquisite wines that have gained a following across the world.

This area also boasts vast and breathtaking areas of natural beauty from its network of freshwater lakes to pristine beaches. Incorporating cruising on three different rivers – the Gironde, Dordogne and Garonne – there’s no better way to enjoy Bordeaux and its surrounding areas than as a Scenic guest on its incredible waterways.

As you cruise through wine country and the great outdoors, sample exquisite wines in France’s oldest wine region, devour fresh oysters from Arcachon, Shop with a Chef in the markets of Bordeaux or try your hand at France gastronomy with Scenic Culinaire – the options are endless.

Offers for 2018 France River Cruises

Fly Free to Europe
Book a Standard Suite on a cruise of 11 days or longer year round and receive included flights and taxes to Europe*.
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Fly for $995pp
Book any Balcony Suite on a cruise of 11 days or longer from April to September and Fly to Europe for only $995*pp including taxes.
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Fly Business Class from $3,995pp
Book any suite on selected cruises of 11 days or longer departing in April or October* and fly Business Class to Europe.
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Early Payment Discount
Book and pay in full by 31 October 2017 for an additional discount: $600 per couple on cruises of 11 days or longer, $300 per couple on cruises of 10 days or less.

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New for 2017 - Upgraded France Space-Ships

Designed to redefine luxury river cruising, with innovative new technology, your Scenic Space-Ship will be your luxurious floating hotel as you cruise the waterways of France.

Intimate and friendly, with every amenity you could wish for, our Scenic Space-Ships were designed with you in mind so enjoy the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury, every moment of the day.

Scenic Diamond (in Bordeaux) and Scenic Sapphire (in the South of France) feature the finest of interiors and amenities, including:

  • Vitality pool & fitness centre
  • Spa complete with an innovative salt therapy room
  • Scenic Culinaire
  • New one-bedroom Royal Owner’s Suites

Scenic Culinaire

Exclusive and innovative, our France river ships feature their own on board cooking schools.

One of the most exciting elements on board Scenic Sapphire and Scenic Diamond is our exclusive Scenic Culinaire cooking experience. Guests will now be able to immerse themselves in the culinary wonders of the Rhône and Bordeaux regions onshore and on board.

France is the epicentre of cuisine and fine dining and Scenic Culinaire will allow our guests to participate in an on board cooking class, taught by experts, featuring the finest local ingredients.


New one-bedroom Royal Owner’s Suites

At a huge 47 square metres, our one-bedroom Royal Owner’s Suites will surpass all expectations and our expansive Royal and Royal Panorama Suites set the industry standard in river cruising accommodation.

Luxuriously appointed and among the largest on any French cruising vessel, they boast elegant lounge areas, spacious bathrooms (stocked with spoil-yourself L’Occitane products) and Scenic Slumber Beds.