France is a country of history and fine architecture all woven into a stream of culture that envelopes the conscience. With châteaux lining the country side and alley ways leading to endless supplies of chic cafes, France retains its yesteryear beauty whilst remaining intact with modern ways. Because of that if offers such a succinct mix of famous monuments and romanticism.
So we know there are many things to do here, from reaching the peak of the Eiffel Tower, to seeing the Arc de Triomphe or the Palace of Versailles. Or if you’re the outdoors type maybe even check out the beauty of southern France, or the rich green forests in Corsica.
We also know that from all those odd Hollywood flicks based on France and Paris to be more specific that France is the home for love and romance, of great moments of passion. So girls dream of going to Paris and boys try to work out the least cliché way to propose there.
But beyond the known, the filmed and the cliché leaves an often unexplored area of travel. It is a type of travel that offers the essential French mix of romance, architecture and scenic beauty and the overwhelmingly beautiful French river cruises.
Experience all of what Paris has to offer and enjoy luxury French river cruises along France’s startling rivers, including the already famous River Seine. Take in the Louvre, the beautiful village of Lyons la Foret, or the sites of Joan of Arc. Cruising along the rivers of France not only offers great accommodation it puts you on location as you are not only surrounded by the history and architectural magnificence but also a part of it all without leaving the safe confines of your floating cabin.
Each day there are stops from which you can leave the cruise and explore the towns, hike the mountains and enjoy the beaches. From each point of disembarkation there are centuries of history upon which to become a part of, like taking in the rooms of Vincent Van Gogh. Likewise there are famous wine regions, enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Chateauneuf-du-Pape and taste the produce of France’s most important wine provinces. Enjoy the sunset from the quiet seaside town of Saint Malo whilst the waters off the English Channel lap the coast’s edge.
Options remain aplenty, with hundreds of miles of river that stretch to all corners of the country there will not be a moment lacking the things France is most known for, architecture, scenery and of course romance. River cruises offer the chance to see France in a new light, whilst allowing you to see parts of this magnificent country that you didn’t even know existed.