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River Cruises in France

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Seducing travellers with incredible culture, food, art, and undeniable joie de vivre, it’s hardly surprising that France attracts more than 80 million visitors a year, making it the world’s top tourist destination. Our France river cruises offer the perfect way to experience its many delights, whether you’re gliding through the unrivalled elegance of Paris, soaking up the warmth and beauty of the Rhône, or seeing the history and culture of the Rhine.

Wherever you want to go in France, you’ll find an unforgettable holiday experience with our selection of France river cruises.



River Cruises in France on the Riviera Travel blog

 

Lyon in France in the early evening | Lyon, France

What to Expect on a Rhône River Cruise


Although the Rhône river meanders 813km from the Swiss Alps to the Mediterranean Sea, most cruises focus on a shorter stretch through idyllic French countryside – from the foodie capital of Lyon to beautiful Beaune, then continuing via Vienne towards Arles and Avignon. Much loved by first-timers and seasoned travellers, will you embark on a Rhône river cruise next?

 

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Seine River Cruise Guide


Historic cities, idyllic villages, beautiful gardens and views aplenty – a Seine river cruise has it all. River cruises on the Seine are a wonderful choice for travellers who wish to experience the vibrancy of Paris, but also venture beyond the capital to explore the countryside and cultural gems of northern France.

 

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Eiffel Tower | Paris, France

River Cruises

Our collection of river cruises in France

Pont d'Avignon and Pope's Palace on the River Rhône | Avignon, France
(1571 reviews)
8 days starting from £1489pp 
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Half-timber buildings alongside the canal with flowers | Strasbourg, France
(397 reviews)
8 days starting from £1669pp 
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Pont de Sully bridge on the Seine river in the evening | Paris, France
(226 reviews)
8 days starting from £1489pp 
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Illuminated Cologne cathedral and bridge over the river during the evening | Cologne, Germany
(329 reviews)
8 days starting from £1489pp 
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Covered wooden Chapel Bridge lined with floral hanging baskets over river Reuss | Lucerne, Switzerland
(1176 reviews)
8 days starting from £1839pp 
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Switzerland | Railroad in the Alps | Swiss Glacier Express | Riviera Travel | river cruise
(1176 reviews)
11 days starting from £2588pp 
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Solo Travellers

Our collection of river cruises in France for solo travellers

Vineyards in the countryside with village in the distance | Franche-Comté region, France | Solo Travellers
(1571 reviews)
8 days starting from £2089pp 
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La Petite Venise with flowers lining canal walkway besides half-timber buildings | Colmar, France | Solo Travellers
(397 reviews)
8 days starting from £1689pp 
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Seine river | France | Riviera Travel | river cruise | solo traveller
(226 reviews)
8 days starting from £2019pp 
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Ships

Our ships that sail through France

MS George Eliot
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MS Oscar Wilde
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MS Emily Brontë
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MS Jane Austen
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MS Lord Byron
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MS Charles Dickens
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Cruise Director Tony on cruising with Riviera Travel