For centuries, France has been the destination of choice for global travelers. It lured some of the forefathers of America’s independence, such as Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, during the second half of the 18th century, and it has—for just as long—attracted artists of all genres who take up temporary residence there looking for inspiration.
Today, France is the world’s leading tourist destination, with more than 84 million visitors each year. What’s more, those international travelers are coming to France for a wide variety of experiences in four distinct regions, and a French river cruise with Scenic offers the perfect pathway to each. Reveal the romance and history of some of Europe’s most beautiful destinations along the Seine River, Rhône River and the trio of waterways that converge in Bordeaux. All showcase artistic inspirations, unforgettable beauty and the finest culinary delights in Europe.