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France’s multiple rivers mean that it’s a country which can offer some truly contrasting experiences. From the timeless allure of its legendary capital Paris and the rich Roman heritage you’ll uncover in Vienne and Viviers to its beautiful wine-growing valleys and wealth of medieval and Renaissance architecture, there’s so much to experience. Whether you sail through Northern France on the Seine or experience the allure of its famed south on a Rhone river voyage, you are assured of an unforgettable experience as you travel from port to port.

The historic ruins of Arles

Arles is a popular port of call on cruises which travel along one of France’s most famous rivers, the Rhone. Located in the south of the country and close to the ocean, …


Not just one the most historic cities you’ll visit on a Rhone River cruise but also one of the most historic in the whole of France, Avignon is a fascinating and fantastic …


Beaune is a quiet city in the east of France, not too far from the border with Switzerland and approximately halfway between Dijon and Chalon-sur-Saone, just a couple of hours drive from Paris …

The pretty town of Blaye

If you’re taking a river cruise which explores France’s beautiful Bordeaux region, then there’s every chance you’ll visit Blaye on your travels. Blaye sits on the Gironde River on the right bank …


The word 'Bordeaux' is of course synonymous with French wine and indeed, a visit to this beautiful port and world wine capital on the banks of the Garonne River will offer you …

Interesting architectural design in Cadillac

Cadillac is in the south-west of France, approximately 30 miles south-east of Bordeaux. It is situated on the Garonne River and lies across the water from Sauternes. The name ‘Cadillac’ will be …

The serene river town of Chalon-sur-Saone

Situated on the banks of the Saone River in France’s famous Burgundy region, Chalon-sur-Saone is a popular starting or finishing point for river cruises along both the Saone and the Rhone, as …

A quiet night in Conflans

Conflans-Sainte-Honorine is both a town and a suburb of Paris, lying to the north west of the city centre within easy reach of major public transport facilities. It is located on the …

The beautiful scenery of Giverny

Giverny is located 50 miles from Paris and sits on the right bank of the River Seine at the point where the waterway meets the River Epte. The settlement dates back to …

The picturesque Dordogne River

Libourne lies just 18 miles east of Bordeaux on the River Dordogne in the southwest of France. It sits three miles from the vineyards of Pomerol and five miles from Saint-Emilion, and …


Situated close to where the Rhone River meets its tributary the Saone, Lyon is a popular destination for river cruises exploring either or both of these famous French rivers. With around 2,000 …


France’s legendary capital is one of the world’s most iconic and most-visited cities and is as rich in famous landmarks as it is in unique cultural atmosphere. Its location on the Seine …

Pristine castle at Pauillac

Pauillac sits on the western bank of the Gironde Estuary in southwest France, 26 miles north of Bordeaux in the Aquitane region. Though the town has been synonymous with wine production throughout …

The vineyards of Reims

Reims was founded by the ancient Gauls and like a number of historic French towns and cities, has a long and varied history, having great significance during the time of the Roman …


Rouen sits on the River Seine within the French region of Upper Normandy. This ancient city is the picturesque capital of the French region of Upper Normandy and has a long and …

The rustic, attractive sights of Tournon

Tournon is situated in the Ardéche region of the southern France. It sits on one side of the Rhône River with the village of Tain l’Hermitage directly facing it. Also referred to …

Classic architecture in a peaceful setting in Vienne

Vienne is located in the Isère department of south eastern France and lies on the banks of the Rhône River around 30km south of Lyon. The French township of Vienne is an …

Historic architecture and beautiful scenery of Viviers

Viviers is a commune situated in the Ardèche region of southern France and which lies on the banks of the River Rhône, several kilometres south of Montelimar. The town has managed to …

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