Flowing through the South of France, the Saône and Rhône rivers offer visitors access to some of the country’s best-loved destinations. Rich in magnificent architecture, picturesque scenery and delicious gastronomic fare, you certainly won’t go hungry in this stunning French region with highlights including the towns of Mâcon, Lyon and Avignon.
A journey along Bordeaux’s three waterways, the Gironde, Dordogne and Garonne, is simply breathtaking. Situated in the southwest of France, Bordeaux is famous for its exquisite wines grown on its rich fertile soil. Stroll through the vineyards and charming estates of Saint-Émilion, enjoy an enchanting concert at a 13th century Château in Médoc and sample fresh oysters caught straight from the waters of Arcachon Bay.
The Seine is the lifeblood of Paris, measuring 777km long. Although Paris, the ‘city of light’ is one of the highlights of a Seine river cruise, northern France offers beautiful landmarks, sensational works of art and towns steeped in war history. Enjoy stops at Giverny, Rouen and charming Honfleur and walk along the historic Normandy beaches, the site of the D-Day landings.