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Top France Cruises & Tours in 2023

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The City of Lights!
Paris
  • 24 Cruises
The gothic Notre-Dame Cathedral towers over the streets of Paris
French Riviera
  • 25 Cruises
Relax on France's colorful coast
Seine River
  • 14 Cruises
Eiffel Tower and the Seine River
Bordeaux
  • 5 Cruises
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The charming Bordeaux at night
Rhone River
  • 11 Cruises
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Lyon from above
Strasbourg
  • 59 Cruises
International Lyceum of Pontonniers in Strasbourg
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Take a cruise to France in 2023 on one of our hand-selected small ships exploring the best of Strasbourg, Paris, Cannes, Bonifacio, and Calvi. The most popular activities and experiences on small ship cruises to France in 2023 are river cruises, village visits, small ship cruises, wine tasting, and urban exploration. Explore France's hot spots during the day and sail port-to-port on your comfortable small ship without repacking your suitcase. Savvy travelers know that small ship cruises offer an excellent balance of fewer crowds and access to small port towns, harbors, and coves that large cruise ships simply can't visit. Our cruises to France in 2023 range in price from $1,250 to $75,200 for expeditions of 5 to 29 days. Contact one of Adventure Life's expert France trip planners for help planning a seamless cruise to France in 2023.
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Grossmunster Cathedral, Zurich
$4,679
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The Enchanting Rhine - From Zurich to Amsterdam

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaprima
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Zürich
  • Walk along Lucerne's famous streets
  • Visit the iconic Heidelberg Castle
  • Admire Amsterdam's beauty
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your Rhine River adventure with two magical nights in Zurich and two nights in Lucerne. Explore the unique landscapes Switzerland has to offer, then take a 7-night cruise from Basel to the historic city of Amsterdam. Enjoy a walking tour of Breisach, Germany. Visit Speyer, one of …
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Naples at Sunset, Italy
$16,950
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Corsica & Sardinia

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Discover Cagliari
  • Visit Nuraghe Losa
  • Enjoy the medieval city of Alghero
  • Admire Bonifacio's unique views
Starts/ Ends in:
Naples / Naples
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-night voyage is dedicated to the exploration of two fiercely independent islands–Sardinia and Corsica. These islands share many historic elements through millennia of empires and civilizations, but still, maintain their identities and independent attitudes from their governing nations …
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The sunny coast of Sardinia
$1,890
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Ligurian Sea

Cannes Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Tour a vineyard in Portoferraio
  • Visit Monaco, full of allure
  • Discover medieval Alghero
  • View Corsica's landscapes
Starts/ Ends in:
Cannes / Cannes
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the luxury tall ship Star Clipper on this special cruise which showcases the history, culture, and art of the western Mediterranean. Start in Cannes with its powdery golden sand and shallow crystal-clear blue water which deepens gradually. Admire the ancient citadel town of Bonifacio,perched …
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The clifftop town of Bonifacio, Corsica
$1,890
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Cannes to Rome

8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Explore Napoleon's birthplace
  • Sail into Bonifacio's harbor
  • Visit Monaco, full of allure
  • Discover Corsica's landscapes
Starts/ Ends in:
Cannes / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Local Market, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on your 8-day journey from Cannes to Rome. From Cannes, sail to Monaco where you can experience true luxury.Spend time exploring the cliffs ofBonifacio and the beaches in East Corsica. Enjoy the mountainous landscape and tour Napoleon's birthplace of Ajaccio. Set sail for Portoferraio in …
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Historic old town Strasbourg
$1,816
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An Exceptional Cruise: Three Different Countries

Strasbourg Roundtrip - 5 Day Itinerary aboard MS La Boheme
  • Visit the Automobile Museum
  • See Lake Constance and Rhine Falls
  • Discover and explore Mainau
Starts/ Ends in:
Strasbourg / Strasbourg
Activities:
River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the MS La Boheme on a 5-day river cruise in the heart of Switzerland and experience unforgettable moments. You will travel to the island of Mainau, an island of extreme natural beauty. We also take you to the Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfall, and hop aboard the Glacier Express, …
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Relax by the sea near colorful Nice
$4,275
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French & Italian Rivieras with Corsica

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Visit Bonifacio and Calvi, Corsica
  • Explore Porto Ercole's architecture
  • Relax on the shores of Portoferraio
  • Explore France's Côte d'Azur
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Nice
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Emerald Azzura to start your 8-day adventure in Rome's port of Civitavecchia before cruising north to Port Ercole which is perched on the coast of Tuscany, and on to the towns of Bonifacio and Calvi on the northern tip of Corsica. Including stops along the Italian and French rivieras …
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Sprawling vineyards of France
$6,069
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Colors of Provence

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amakristina
  • Enjoy Lyon's culinary delights
  • Visit the Beaujolais wine region
  • Join a Provencal cooking lesson
  • Admire Antoni Gaudi’s works
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Barcelona
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Cooking Class, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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 at ancient Roman ruins, stroll through medieval villages, and shop for Provencal crafts. Visit the UNESCO World …
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Discover the history and art of Barcelona
$5,909
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Essence of Burgundy & Provence

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amacello
  • Visit Chillon Castle
  • Cooking class in Valence
  • Explore Tournus
  • Enjoy the “City of Gaudi” Barcelona
Starts/ Ends in:
Chalon Sur Saone / Barcelona
Activities:
River Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this 14-day itinerary enlivens all your senses. Spend three nights in Geneva before going to Lyon, France’s culinary capital. Savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Beaujolais and Côtes du …
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A beautiful marina, Cannes at night
$2,040
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Grand Prix Trials

Cannes to Cannes - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • View Monaco's emblematic spots
  • Enjoy Portoferraio's vineyards
  • Explore Europe's top beaches
  • Observe prehistoric engraved stones
Starts/ Ends in:
Cannes / Cannes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
There is no better way to sail the Mediterranean than onboard a great sailing vessel ship, the Royal Clipper, with tickets to the historicF1Monaco Grand Prixto complete your holiday. Visit Palombaggia, the most famous beach in Corsica. Explore Alguero's bustling historic center, a unique spot …
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The city of Bonifacio is built on stunning seaside cliffs along the riviera
$2,040
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Voiles de Saint Tropez

8 Day Itinerary aboard Royal Clipper
  • Enjoy a vineyard in Portoferraio
  • Relax on Palombaggia beach
  • Discover medieval Alghero
  • Observe the regatta at St. Tropez
Starts/ Ends in:
Cannes / Cannes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the luxury tall ship Royal Clipper on this special cruise which showcases the history, culture, and art of the western Mediterranean. Start in Cannes with its powdery golden sand and shallow crystal-clear blue water which deepens gradually. Admire the ancient citadel town of Bonifacio,perched …
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Sunrise on the cliffs
$1,890
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Corsica & French Riviera

8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Get a taste of local music & arts
  • Visit the charming Portofino
  • Discover Corsica's landscapes
  • Explore world-famous St. Tropez
Starts/ Ends in:
Cannes / Cannes
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the most beautiful coastal towns, beaches, creeks, and celebrity villas of the French Riviera on this 8-day round-trip sailing cruise from Cannes. Enjoy a tour ofPortofino, a fishing village on the Italian Riveria coastline.Visit the coasts of L'ile Rousse and Calvi in Corsica. Enjoy …
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St Tropez, France
$1,890
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Rome to Cannes

8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Clipper
  • Tour a vineyard in Portoferraio
  • Explore Napoleon's birthplace
  • Discover Stintino's beaches
  • Observe the regatta at St. Tropez
Starts/ Ends in:
Civitavecchia / Cannes
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the luxury tall ship Star Clipper on this special cruise which showcases the history, culture, and art of the western Mediterranean. Start in Civitavecchia, the port city of Rome, then sail to Portoferraio. Admire the ancient citadel town of Bonifacio,perched high atop a seemingly impenetrable …
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Warm lights glow through the blue hour in Lyon
$3,499
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Colors of Provence - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amakristina
  • Tour the highlights of Lyon, France
  • Stop at the home of a local vintner
  • Learn about olive farming tradition
  • Take the Artist Experience tour
Starts/ Ends in:
Lyon / Avignon
Activities:
Biking, Cooking Class, Hiking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise through France's famed wine regions, including Beaujolais and the Côte du Rhône. Your 8-day European river cruise adventure begins in Arles, France, the city where Vincent Van Gogh spent most of his life. Visit local wineries for wine tastings, marvel at old Roman ruins, …
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The views of Paris from Notre Dame Cathedral
$3,299
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Paris & Normandy - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalyra
  • Visit the Château de Bizy
  • Enjoy cider and wine tastings
  • Tour the historic Honfleur
  • See the beaches of Normandy
  • Explore the museums of Paris
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your European tour in magical Paris, the “City of Light,” where you embark upon your luxurious river cruise ship, MS Amalyra! Visit Honfleur, a charming French harbor town immortalized by generations of artists. Stroll through Rouen, the historic capital of Normandy, then take an …
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Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
$1,170
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Christmas on the Romantic Rhine

4 Day Itinerary aboard MS Leonard De Vinci
  • Christmas Markets in Strasbourg
  • Tour museums in Rüdesheim
  • Discover the history of Mainz
Starts/ Ends in:
Strasbourg / Strasbourg
Activities:
Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MS Leonard De Vinci to join the 4-day cruise along the romantic Rhine Valley this Christmas and discover the famous Christmas market of Strasbourg, one of the biggest in Europe. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of the end-of-year celebrations! You can also attend the famous …
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Famous view of Lyon, France
$6,895
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South of France

11 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Sapphire
  • Tour St. Rémy & St. Paul de Mausole
  • Enjoy a concert at Palais des Papes
  • Explore Château de Cormatin
  • Explore Lyon
Starts/ Ends in:
Lyon / Lyon
Activities:
Cooking Class, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 11-day cruise through Lyon. Visit the estate of Château Meursault and taste some of its acclaimed wines, join a guided walk of Tain l’Hermitage or enjoy a hike to Heritage Hill. Take a tour of the city of Avignon to explore the Popes’ Palace and the famed St. …
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Waterways of Libourne
$5,779
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Taste of Bordeaux

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadolce
  • Visit the Atrium
  • Tour Arcachon
  • Explore the Castle of Roquetaillade
  • Enjoy wine tasting
Activities:
Land & Sea, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Amadolce and enjoy 2 nights in Bilbao and 2 nights in San Sebastian leading up to a 7-night roundtrip Bordeaux cruise, followed by 2 nights in the Loire Valley and 1 night in Paris. On your roundtrip Bordeaux cruiseenjoy one of the world’s undisputed wine regions. Iconic …
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Jardins de Luxembourg, Paris
$6,219
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Impressions of the Seine & Paris

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amadante
  • Explore onet’s gardens in Giverny
  • Discover Château d’Ambleville
  • Visit Château de Harcourt Arboretum
  • Enjoy Normandy’s beaches
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris' Seine River / Paris
Activities:
River Cruise, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Be treated to some of France’s most idyllic towns, including Lyons-la-Forêt, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France; the seaside resort town of Honfleur, a favorite among the Impressionists; and Le Bec-Hellouin, a village with an exceptionally profound religious past …
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