On our French river cruises, you'll go beyond the destinations, travelling in style on board our Star-Ships.
Relax as you venture deep into the wondrous cultural surroundings of Paris, or indulge in world-class dining as you take in the sights and scenery of Nice and the French Rivera on the Cote-D’Azur. Explore ancient Roman influence and architecture, experience world-renowned vineyards and exquisite restaurants on our French river cruises.
A culinary heritage few can match, a capital synonymous with romance, and a history packed with intrigue, it is little wonder that France welcomes more international visitors every year than anywhere else on Earth.
A river cruise is the perfect way to explore the culture, history and beauty of this incredible part of the world, transporting you through the nation’s unspoiled beauty spots and culture-rich cities. An Emerald Waterways river cruise will take you to the very heart of France, via the Rhône and Saône rivers.
- Feast in Lyon, the culinary capital of France
- Take a journey through time and visit the ancient walled city of Avignon
- Explore the towns which inspired many of van Gogh’s finest works
The rivers of France, explored by Emerald Waterways: