Fall in love with France on an Avalon Waterways river cruise

Ahh France, nous t’aimons. The ultimate country, where simple is made special with typical French flair.

Daily rituals are transformed into stories you’ll share forever; a morning coffee had on a Parisian boulevard, sunrise overlooking Le Mont Saint Michel, a treasure found fossicking in the markets of Aix en Provence.
Treat yourself to the very best things in life as we create experiences you’ve always dreamed of.

Burgundy & Provence (External link)
Embark on the river cruise of your dreams through France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers. Take in the beautiful countryside, quaint villages and towns as you sail through the most captivating views of France. Starting in St Jean de Losne and stopping in Mâcon, Lyon, Tournon & Viviers, Avignon and Arles, before disembarking in Port-Saint-Louis, your Southern France adventure will be filled with plenty of history, cuisine, art and the wines that define the region!

Paris to Normandy (External link)
This fabulous river cruise combines time in the unparalleled capital of Paris, with its beautiful views along the Seine River and the picturesque and historical region of Normandy. Embarking on your adventure in Paris, you’ll sail to Vernon, Caudebec and make a visit to the beaches of Normandy, before turning around and making stops at Rouen, Les Andeleys, Giverny, Conflans and Auvers-sur-Oise. A unique way to explore the Normandy region, this river cruise is all about history, culture, art and of course, food.

Why choose Avalon?
When you cruise in relaxed luxury with Avalon Waterways, you get to cruise with choices that are as unique as you.
Glide down the world’s most spectacular rivers, enjoying a unique vantage point from your own private oasis. Our floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows blur the line between where the world ends and your suite begins, allowing you to experience the world less seen from the comfort of your bed.
When it comes to exploration, the choices are just as varied! Whether you want to enjoy a guided walking tour, join a cooking class or paddle a canoe, our Avalon Choice selections of Classic, Discovery and Active excursions offer a wide range of possibilities. And when it’s time to refuel, your dining options on board are as wide as your views, with our FlexDining choices.