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Sail back through time as you cruise down the legendary meandering Seine river discovering castles and France's famous vineyards. Explore the famous wine region of Bordeaux and historical Normandy on a cruise exploring chateaux, abundant vineyards, and stunning scenery as you sail along the Garonne River and its surrounding estuaries. Cruise the Mediterranean in style with Adventure Life as you explore famed French destinations such as Nice, St. Tropez and Cannes. Choose from one of our hand-picked best small ships that cruise France. Contact one of our French cruise specialists for a free quote and custom itinerary cruising France.  
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Medieval Saint-Bénezet bridge/Pont d'Avignon and Rhone River in Avignon, France
$1,657
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The Valleys of the Rhône and Saône: Gastronomy and Vineyards

5 Day Itinerary aboard MS Camargue
  • Discover the fine vineyards
  • Enjoy wine-tasting in cellars
  • Explore the ciry of Vienne
  • Discover the passageways in Lyon
Activities:
River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For gastronomy and viticulture enthusiasts, this 5-day cruise between Rhône and Saône will seduce you. From the Rhone Valley to the Beaujolais vineyards, through the vineyards of Côte Rôtie and the terroir of Condrieu, go for a discovery tour with tastings that will …
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Eiffel Tower and the Seine River
$1,682
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The Finest and Most Picturesque Ports of Call in the Seine Valley

6 Day Itinerary aboard MS Botticelli
  • Enjoy an incredible “Titi Parisen”
  • Visit Martainville Castle
  • Discover famous museums
  • Explore the Abbey Trail in Duclair
Activities:
River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Paris, Honfleur, the Normandy Beaches, and Rouen on this unique 6-day sailing expedition. Start your journey in the enchanting city of Paris, and discover the most emblematic sites of this exclusive city as you make your way to Honfleur. Located on the coast of France, this historical city …
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Eiffel Tower and the Seine River
$543
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Short Break in Paris

4 Day Itinerary aboard MS Botticelli
  • Discover the treasures of Paris
  • Visit the Basilica of Sacré-Coeur
  • Cruise through Paris at night
  • Sail to the district of La Défense
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Paris
Activities:
River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
"Paris never ceases to amaze us, we think we know it, and then there is another surprise waiting for us around the corner". Paris, eternal, romantic, unusual, creative and modern: discover the city's architectural and cultural heritage. Along the Seine, embark on a unique cruise in …
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Enjoy fine dining on a Culinary tour, food
$884
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Gastronomic: Around the World in Culinary Delights

Strasbourg Roundtrip - 4 Day Itinerary aboard MS Leonard De Vinci
  • Cruise through the Rhine Rivers
  • Taste special culinary delights
  • Discover Strasbourg
Activities:
Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place on this spectacular 4-day gourmet cruise. The MS Leonard De Vinci invites you on a journey to elegance and Epicureanism, where you’ll feast on specialties from around the world at every meal. Set sail …
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Athos crossing beutiful landscapes
$4,690
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Classic Cruise - Canal du Midi

7 Day Itinerary aboard Athos
  • Tour the medieval city Carcassonne
  • Wine tasting at a local château
  • Visit Pezenas
  • Pass through the Fonserannes locks
  • Visit Narbonne
  • Cross the Orb canal bridge
  • Walking and cycling
Activities:
Biking, Local Market, River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an exciting 7-day cruise on board the Athos ship. Enjoy the different places along the way while cruising the Canal Du Midi. Explore the history of the walls in Carcassonne and browse artisans shops in Pezenas filled with painters, hat makers and costume designers. You might choose to bird …
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Chateau Gaillard
$1,244
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The Seine Valley and its must-see calls

5 Day Itinerary aboard MS Botticelli
  • Discover the ruined medieval castle
  • Enjoy your walking tour in Honfleur
  • Hike across the cliffs
  • Discover the Famous Norman Wardrobe
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the Seine, the second longest river in France, on this 5-day voyage through Northern France. Join the crew of MS Botticelli for a unique river journey from the charming French harbor of Honfleur to Paris, the "City of Light". As you sail towards the east discover theChateau Gaillard, …
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The charming port city of Libourne
$1,908
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Discover the great Bordeaux Wines

Bordeaux Roundtrip - 6 Day Itinerary aboard MS Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Visit the beautiful Médoc
  • Taste some French regional products
  • Tour across Saint-Emilion
  • Enjoy Bordeaux's unique charm
Activities:
Biking, Helicopter Tour, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Wine and natural treasures, the stunning Bordeaux region offers an astonishing range of delights that captivate the eyes and taste buds alike. The diverse tasting profiles of thiswineswill surprise you.Bordeauxis the most famous and highly covetedwineblend in the world. Like manywineswith a long …
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Cologne's famous cathedral at sunset from the Rhine.
$4,919
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Captivating Rhine

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amamora
  • Join a guided tour through Old Town
  • Take a guided bike ride
  • Explore Siegfried’s Music Museum
  • Visit the Great Vat
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Land & Sea, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Contoured by vineyard-clad hills and castles from yesteryear, the legendary Rhine captivates. Experience the allure of France’s Alsace region in its welcoming capital, Strasbourg, and its priceless gem, Riquewihr. Fabled towns lost in time present you with the chance to taste local flavors …
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Strasbourg Canal
$5,490
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European Classic Cruise - Alsace & Lorraine

7 Day Itinerary aboard Panache
  • Tour Strasbourg
  • Explore Route des Vins d'Alsace
  • Visit the Meteor Brewery
  • Tour Sarrebourg
Activities:
Biking, Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the land of storybook castles and picturesque villages of Alsace-Lorraine aboard the luxury hotel barge Panache on a wonderful 7-day trip to the eastern part of France. Tour the vineyards of Route des Vins d’Alsace for a private wine tasting and learn more about the region's art …
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View of Notre Dame in Paris
$3,343
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Cruise on the Marne Canal from Paris to Epernay

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Raymonde
  • Walk along Paris' hotspots
  • Sail through the Seine-et-Marne
  • Tour across Reims
  • Visit the birthplace of Champange
Activities:
Local Market, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Walk along the prettiest covered walkways in Paris admiring all the beauty of this dazzling city and many others on this 7-day small ship cruise aboard theMS Raymonde. Admirethe major sites of the charming capital: the Place de la République, the main boulevards, the Opera, the Place de la …
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Utah Beach on the Normandy coast
$2,195
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From the Côte Fleurie beaches to Paris

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Renoir
  • Set off on a tour of Honfleur
  • Visit the ruins of Jumièges
  • Tour the Malmaison Château
  • Admire Paris' stunning heritage
Activities:
Biking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Honfleur to Paris, sail along the Seine and discover the Côte Fleurie where you'll get to admire one of the pearls of Calvados and Basse-Normandie with exceptional architectural beauty, memory to the time when this little corner of France benefited from the fashion of sea bathing. …
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Experience the beautiful architecture of France
$1,957
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An Impressionist View of the Seine

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seine Princess
  • Visit legendary artistic sites
  • Enjoy Château d'Auvers' decor
  • Explore Pays de Caux
  • Discover the Museum of Fine Arts
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
​From the French harbor of Honfleur to Paris, the "City of Light", this 7-day cruise journey unravels the cultural, historic, and architectural treasures of Northern France.Board the MS Seine Princess for a true exploration of the Seine, the second longest river in France, making stops …
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An aerial view of the city Malaga
$1,920
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Balearic Islands & Corsica

8 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Observe Malaga's architecture
  • Explore Ibiza's beaches
  • Enjoy dramatic views at Bonifacio
  • Wander historical sites in Rome
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Starting at the delightful port of Malaga, this incredible sailing expedition takes you to some of the most important and historic towns of the Balearic Islands and the charming island of Corsica. Admire Palma's enormous Gothic cathedral, a powerful symbol of the religious fervor which gripped …
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Semur en Auxois, Burgundy region
$8,630
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Classic Cruise - Upper Loire & Burgundy

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Nouvelle Etoile
  • Visit Château de Fontainebleau
  • Cross Pont Canal de Briare
  • Roam along Montargis
  • Visit Château de Saint Fargeau
  • Visit International Hunting Museum
Activities:
River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Burgundy on this 7-day cruise aboard La Nouvelle Etoile. Visit different historical locations such as the "Garden of Paris" and walk through a piece of French history at the famous Château de Fontainebleau. Visit the "Little Venice" of the Gatinais, popular for its …
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Montbuoy
$6,890
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European Classic Cruise - Upper Loire & Western Burgundy

7 Day Itinerary aboard Renaissance
  • Visit Château de la Bussière
  • Cruise the aqueduct at River Loire
  • Visit Gien
  • Enjoy wine tasting
Activities:
Biking, Local Market, River Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the luxury hotel barge Renaissance and embark on a 7-day cruise through the rivers and canals of France. Cruise over Gustav Eiffel's famous aqueduct spanning the Loire River. Take some time to explore the beautiful village and canals of Montargis either on foot or bicycle. Take a …
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Pastries at Les Halles Market in Dijon, France
$6,750
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Southern Burgundy Cruise

7 Day Itinerary aboard Finesse
  • Tour of the historic city of Dijon
  • Visit Château de Germolles
  • Tour Château de Chamirey
  • Eat lunch at a Michelin restaurant
  • Tour of ancient Autun
  • Walk and bike to explore
  • Walk and bike to explore
Starts/ Ends in:
St-Julien-sur-Dheune / Saint Jean de Losne
Activities:
Biking, Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Treat yourself with a 7-day trip on the Finesse while cruising around Southern Burgundy. Relax while on the upper deck and take in the stunning scenery. Experience the history of Dijon and themagnificence of Notre-Dame. Visit14th-century Château de Germolles, the preserved residenceof the …
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Vineyards of France
$6,250
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Canal Du Midi Voyage- Sallèles d’Aude to Trèbes

7 Day Itinerary aboard Enchanté
  • Tour wineries and taste fine wine
  • Tour Narbonne's palace and market
  • Visit an olive oil press
  • Visit beautiful Lagrasse
Activities:
Biking, Local Market, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an exciting 7-day cruise aboard Enchanté while cruising along Canal Du Midi where you can explore, discover, relax and be amazed on the spectacular views all throughout the tour. Partake in a wine tour and tasting offine Minervois wines. Visit Narbonne and visit the Archbishop's …
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$3,099
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Colors of Provence - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amacello
  • Tour the highlights of Lyon, France
  • Stop at the home of a local vintner
  • Learn about olive farming tradition
  • Take the Artist Experience tour
Activities:
Biking, Cooking Class, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark your exciting European river cruise in Arles, France, the city where Vincent Van Gogh spent much of his life. Cruise through France’s legendary wine-growing regions, home to such famous vintages as Beaujolais and Côte du Rhône. Enjoy wine tastings at local vintners, marvel …
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