Authentic Journeys Through France

On a luxury river cruise through France with AmaWaterways, we warmly welcome you aboard where exquisite locally sourced food, fine wine, and breathtaking views await. Wake up each morning in your personal floating château, part your curtains, and open your balcony doors to a fascinating new destination. Choose from up to six daily included excursions that awaken your senses, inspire your curiosity, and broaden your horizons.

Step into famed Impressionist paintings at Monet’s Gardens in Giverny or in Saint Rémy de Provence, where Van Gogh created Starry Night. Hike amongst Roman ruins in Trier or pedal a portion of the ViaRhôna bike route. Hunt for Provencal truffles in Grignan and taste your way through Lyon’s renowned Les Halles Market. From Bordeaux to Burgundy to Normandy and beyond, no matter which region entices you most, AmaWaterways ensures you experience the most authentic journey through France.

Did You Know…

Flavors of Burgundy

AmaWaterways’ new 7-night Flavors of Burgundy features excursions not available on any other itinerary! In addition to three unique tours in Dijon, the “Birthplace of Mustard,” marvel at the 17th-century Château Cormatin renowned for its moats and outdoor labyrinth, plus taste wine at the unique wall-enclosed vineyard, Clos de Vouge.

Whirlpools and Balconies

Four of their award-winning French river cruise ships (AmaCello, AmaDolce, AmaDante and AmaLyra) feature open-air whirlpools and inviting French balconies from which guests may enjoy fresh air and stunning views. These French balconies are part of “single staterooms” designed especially for solo travelers!

Taste of Bordeaux

While cruising the Garonne and Dordogne rivers on the Taste of Bordeaux itinerary, your ship will dock in the charming medieval village of Bourg. There you will sample wines from Côtes du Bourg and enjoy traditional French music while attending an exclusive wine festival reserved just for our guests.