Be it gliding through the glorious French countryside or sailing past the iconic landmarks of Paris, one of the very best ways to enjoy France is on river cruise down the Seine. Our River Seine cruise is more than just a pretty river cruise; you’ll be transported on a journey through some of the most interesting, beautiful and historic sites of France.
Sensational Seine River Trips
The Seine takes a fascinating and varied route through the country, providing the perfect place to explore some of the most fascinating sites in France. Paris provides an amazing starting point, with its elegant boulevards, palaces, and landmarks lining the river.
Unique French Heritage
The Seine passes through the historic town of Rouen, a place to find vibrant culture and fascinating history. You can learn about Joan of Arc and her final days in Rouen, marvel at the beautiful gothic cathedrals, and visit the stunning art galleries. You can also wander its winding medieval streets to find places to eat and shop to your heart’s content.
As the river moves north towards the sea, you can take the chance to see the poignant Normandy beaches where the D-day landings helped to shape the modern world, as well as catch a glimpse of the Château de Malmaison, Napoleon’s final home.
You can also stop off at Giverney and see the home of Monet, probably France’s most famous artist. The gardens and natural beauty that inspired his waterlily paintings can also be found, looking just as though they’re ready for him to paint them for the first time.
A Cultural Journey
Sail though miles of endless scenic farmlands, where you’ll really feel part of the peaceful French countryside, before nearing the eclectic sounds and famous sites of Paris once again, with the opportunity to explore its delights.
Be charmed by the elegant and imposing architecture and admire the 27 bridges which arch across the stunning river before heading into the city to explore. The Louvre is a must-see, though it’s best to choose which pieces you want to see before heading in, as it’s easy to lose track of time in its miles of galleries. Having seen the iconic Notre Dame from the river, head inside to see its soaring arches and pillars, and the breathtaking stained-glass rose window.
As well as all the landmarks and historic buildings, Paris is also famous for its food. Spend some time in a relaxed café or enjoy hearty fair in a local bistro, or really indulge yourself with an elegant dinner in one of the city’s finest restaurants.