Along the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the English Channel to the north, large ports welcome ocean liners to their land. Sail into Nantes for a gateway to the world-famous Loire Valley, or experience a few countries at once as you navigate the Mediterranean Sea to and from Italy and Spain for a spectacular introduction to coastal France.
France is known for the natural beauty of its picturesque rivers, from which many of the world’s most iconic artists drew inspiration. Road Scholar offers a wide range of cruises that let you voyage through scenic French landscapes, whether on the Seine that cuts through Paris or the Rhône River that winds down to the Mediterranean. Whether traveling solo or with family, explore our various French river tours to witness this country's unrivaled beauty.
Whether you want to sail into Nantes, the gateway to the world-famous Loire Valley, or experience a few countries at once as you navigate the Mediterranean Sea to and from Italy and Spain on one of our French Riviera cruises, we have a great collection of programs to choose from. Some of the top French cruises to consider include:
Whether you’re looking for a low-level activity in France or active French programs, our French river boat cruises offer the best of both worlds. Passengers can sit back and relax, take in the sights and sounds, and deboard to explore some of the towns along the way.
Road Scholar has several French cruises to choose from, allowing you to get a unique perspective of the landscapes and cities that make this one of the most popular European destinations. Led by local experts, passengers get a deep understanding of the culture, history, and geography of various French regions. Explore our French cruises today and filter by activity level, program length, and more to find a program that matches your preferences.