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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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Strasbourg
$6,359
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Rhine & Moselle Fairytales

18 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaserena
  • Cruise to Cologne
  • Join a guided bike ride
  • Explore the Bundesbank Bunker
  • Cruise through the Rhine Gorge
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Land & Sea, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Pages from fairytales come to life as you find inspiration along the fabled castle-laden Rhine and its breathtaking tributary, the Moselle. Encounter some of the prettiest towns along the way: Strasbourg, Riquewihr, Cochem and Bernkastel. Colorful canals and glistening lakes, hilltop towns and the …
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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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The views of Paris from Notre Dame Cathedral
$1,307
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From Paris to the Norman Coast

5 Day Itinerary aboard MS Botticelli
  • Tour the Versailles Château
  • Visit exclusive Deauville
  • Explore the unique city of Rouen
Activities:
River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this exceptional 5-day adventure sailing along and exploring the magnificent landscapes of the Seine River, the second longest river in France. Be part of a exclusiveguided tour to the Landing Beaches and pass throughOmaha Beach, Colleville sur Mer, and the American cemetery. Join the crew of …
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Schloss Neuschwanstein overlooks the green countryside
$5,159
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The Enchanting Rhine

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaviola
  • Tour Venice of the North
  • Tour Cologne
  • Explore Rüdesheim
  • Enjoy Strasbourg
Activities:
Biking, Land & Sea, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your European river cruise in vibrant Amsterdam, enjoying her legendary canals and colorful surroundings. Visit the majestic Cologne Cathedral, the historic university town of Heidelberg, the Alsation capital of Strasbourg, and an excursion to the legendary Black Forest region. Conclude your …
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Utah Beach on the Normandy coast
$1,979
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From Paris to the Côte Fleurie beaches

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Botticelli
  • Admire the views of Paris
  • Visit the Martainville Castle
  • Discover Trouville and Deauville
  • Bike through the Versailles gardens
Activities:
Biking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the legendary Seine River on this 7-day France cruise. Begin in Paris, the City of Lights, and make your way through the Les Andelys Valley, Rouen, Duclair, and more. Explore the fascinating and historical sites of Versailles, the Place du Vieux Marché, and the famed beaches of Normandy …
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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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Discover the famous wine town of Bernkastel
$6,359
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Rhine & Moselle Delights

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaserena
  • Visit Old Town in Zurich
  • Stroll along Chapel Bridge
  • Explore Lucerne
  • Join a bike tour
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Land & Sea, River Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your splendid journey along two of Europe’s most alluring rivers, the Rhine and Moselle. Expand your imagination in fairytale villages, such as Cochem, Bernkastel and Riquewihr, where folklore and history come alive in every street. Whimsical fantasies also come to life at …
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Salt Pond in Camargue, Southern Provence, France
$2,733
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From the Saône to the Rhône

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Camargue
  • Discover the Fourvière Basilica
  • Visit France's smallest cathedral
  • Enjoy a Provençal folk evening
  • Join a tour of the City of Popes
Activities:
River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on what is sure to be a vacation like no other you have taken before. Experience the luxury of cruising as you travel the beautiful scenic routes of France. Discover some of the most charming towns and villages of the region and enjoy the traditional production of Provençal culinary …
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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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Chateau de Serrant
$3,451
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Châteaux of the Loire Valley Chambord and Chenonceau and Cruise on the Royal Loire River

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Loire Princesse
  • Discover the history of Erdre River
  • Visit the royal city of Nantes
  • Explore the treasures of Angers
  • Visit and taste the wine
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, River Cruise, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Loire River is full of authentic beauty and French charm. Discover a heritage with a rich tapestry, firmly rooted in history - a region committed to the legacy of its heritage and united by the royal river. This exclusive route touches several oftheoverlooks onthegreatriver and gives you the …
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Incredible Vineyards of Bordeaux
$2,061
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Great Wines and Architectural Heritage in the Gironde Estuary

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Princesse d'Aquitaine
  • Join the tour in Cadillac
  • See UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Experience the bird's eye view
  • Visit the Monolithic church
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, River Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 7-day cruise along the Garonne and the Dordogne aboard MS Princesse d'Aquitaine. From Saint-Emilion to Cadillac, passing by Blaye and the inevitable Bordeaux, you will cross the Gironde to discover a very singular cultural life, famous wines, and a rich heritage. Visit the castle of …
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Strasbourg Canal
$5,350
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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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Arles overview
$2,457
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The Camargue and the gateway to Provence

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Mistral
  • Join an excursion through Lyon
  • Observe indigenous Camargue horses
  • Taste the famous Clairette de Die
  • Tour across beautiful Vienne
Activities:
River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the Beaujolais vineyards, the unspoiled Arles, Avignon,Viviers and Tain L’hermitageon this 7-day cruise. Journey through the sparkling waterways of the Saone and Rhone River aboard the comfortable and intimate MS Mistral. Discover the Petite and Grande Camargue from the back of a …
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View of Notre Dame in Paris
$3,218
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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
$2,159
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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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