Scenic France river cruises

Scenic France River Cruises

Indulge yourself as you embrace France, the most romantic country on Earth. There’s simply no place more conducive to re-awakening the spirit.

You simply have to experience one of our Scenic France river cruises at least once in your life. From the windswept beauty of Normandy to the sun dappled Loire Valley and on to the magnificence of Bordeaux, this beautiful country is something to savour and thrill at.

As a guest you’ll enjoy the very best all-inclusive river cruising experience of your life.

Our exclusive Space-Ships feature handcrafted design excellence, with the finest dining and all the little luxuries you’d expect from a 5-star travel experience.

We’ll also take care of all those fiddly travel costs like transfers, laundry, tipping and gratuities. You really can afford to leave your wallet at home on a our France river cruises.

As you journey through France, beauty is around every river bend and the country’s reverence for art, history and gastronomy make every day a unique and lovely experience.

Scenic - Enchanting Rhone


Synonymous with finches teeming with birdlife to exquisitely built 11th century medieval buildings, Bordeaux offers up many treasures to uncover as you journey through this multi-faceted region.

Some of our favourite Scenic France river cruises that take in Bordeux include:

South of France

A playground of delight, the South of France is renowned for its luxurious lifestyle and delicious fare.

Taking you from the Le foods and some of the world’s best vineyards, the Bordeaux region of France is also one the most beautiful places in the world.

From windswept beayon, gastronomic heart of France, to wine caves in Tournon Castle and on to the wild beauty of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, a bird-watcher’s dream, there is always something to thrill you anew in this picturesque part of the world.

Steeped in tradition and alive with the French passion for life, you’ll be captivated and inspired by the South of France.

Some of our favourite Scenic France river cruises that take in the South of France include:


There are not many places in France that have played such an important part in political and military history than Normandy. From the Norman invasion of England in 1066 to the D-Day landings of 1944 this is a place of contemplation and reverence.

The spectacular island monastery of Mont St-Michel is reason alone to visit, however when you arrive, you’ll also experience some of the most dramatic coastlines, medieval cities and sample a range of delicious local specialities including fresh seafood, rosy apples and gooey flavoursome camembert.

Some of our favourite Scenic France river cruises that take in Normandy include:

Discover countless French treasures

No two journeys on a France river cruise are the same, with each region possessing it’s own special charm.

Fall in love with the ‘city of love’ and the scenery of northern France, inspiration for some of the world’s greatest artists, as you cruise the Seine to the historic beaches of Normandy.

Wherever you go, you can make the most of France’s most breathtaking locations with our fully escorted Scenic Freechoice, Enrich and Sundowner activities. Our Scenic Tailormade GPS device guides you through your own personal excursions on-shore and offers absorbing commentary on major points of interest while you’re on board.

Together they guarantee an unforgettable journey, peppered with astounding discoveries.

Scenic e-Bikes

Scenic Luxury River Cruising

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.

Boasting the finest fleet of river ships in France, our Space-Ships have been upgraded to include larger suites and beautiful interiors. The very best on board experience is matched onshore with longer itineraries and exciting inclusions. Your Cruise Director, as well as every member of our hospitable on board team, are on hand to make sure you make the most of every minute of your time on board.

Scenic Diamond and Scenic Sapphire feature the finest of interiors and amenities, including a vitality pool, fitness centre and spa complete with an innovative salt therapy room. A highlight of these ships is also the unique Scenic Culinaire bespoke cooking area where guests are able to participate in a series of cooking demonstrations.

Scenic Gem is the most luxurious ship currently cruising the river Seine and was purpose-built to cruise all the way to beautiful Honfleur. With only 64 suites, guests will enjoy a more intimate experience along with every all-inclusive 5-star luxury amenity you’ve come to expect on a Scenic Space-Ship.

Scenic - onboard Salt Therapy Room

Scenic - onboard spa

Scenic France river cruises - sun deck