River Cruises in France
Embark on an unforgettable journey through France on a European river cruise.
France’s beautiful waterways are perfect for river cruising as they meander through the vineyards of Burgundy and Provence, Paris, and Normandy’s Beaches. See historic chateaus, quaint French villages, and historic cities. French river cruises should definitely be on your travel bucket list.
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From your river viewpoint, you get to see many places other travelers never get to see. Historically, French villages were built right along the river to allow easy access to water for transportation and shipping. Guests on river cruises in France benefit from the ports that were built long ago.
When you reach a port, your ship pulls right into the town you are visiting. It’s all about accessibility on the European river cruises through France. Step off your ship for an early morning walk through the town, to pick up some souvenirs, or make a purchase from a local food vendor.
French river cruises deliver you to each port destination without the need of additional transportation to get you to the town or shopping. In addition to your included excursion, there is plenty of time to do a little exploring on your own. Another great plus about river cruises in France is the smoothness of the water, so there is no reason to worry about getting seasick.
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Your fantastic cruise begins with two nights in Paris, “the City of Lights” and the capital city of France. Paris is home to the Eiffel tower, the Louvre Museum, and the famous Notre Dame Cathedral. Beauneis famous for the production, aging, and selling of fine wines. Lovely Tournus is known for its quaint streets, local craft shops, and the medieval St. Philibert abbey.
With two nights in Lyon, there’s lots of time to enjoy excursions and still have leisure time to explore the parks, shops, marketplace, and cafes in France’s third largest city. Touron is an old medieval city with ancient Roman ruins and a 16th century castle. Picturesque Avignon is known as the City of the Popes and has intact ramparts surrounding the city of cobblestone streets and private mansions.
Your last night in France is spent in beautiful Côte d’Azur where you can add more memories to your amazing French river cruises experience.
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