See France From the Water with CroisiEurope Cruises 



See France From the Water with CroisiEurope Cruises 

A CroisiEurope cruise is a truly all-inclusive European vacation experience. One price includes your accommodation, all meals, beverages (including wine, beer and house spirits) and guided excursions in each destination along your cruise. Step aboard, unpack, relax and watch the world go by. Everything you will need to enjoy your vacation is taken care of. 

Since being founded in 1976, CroisiEurope Cruises has remained an independent family-owned and operated line. With 50 ships carrying over 200,000 passengers annually, the line continues to hold its position as an innovator in European river cruising and beyond. 

All ships in the CroisiEurope fleet provide guests with an intimate experience, exceptional service, the best of French and European gourmet gastronomy and wines. Ships range in capacity from 16 passengers on luxury small ships in Africa to 200 passengers on ocean cruises.  

Cruising the waterways of France 

If you’re looking for a unique view of France, CroisiEurope’s canal barge or river cruises is the way to go.  Canal barges allow you to discover towns and villages in Alsace-Lorraine, Burgundy and the Loire Valley, Provence and the Camargue, Champagne and the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. Carrying only 22 passengers, barge cruising is an intimate and personalized way to explore some of the most historical and scenic area of France. The slow pace of the canals provides a relaxing vacation while bikes onboard allow you to disembark and ride along the towpaths or discover local towns at your own pace. The gourmet refined French cuisine, outstanding local wines and exceptional service complete the experience. 

When it comes to river cruising, CroisiEurope is the only line cruising the Loire River, and doing so in uniquely constructed paddle wheel boats designed and built specifically to navigate this river. The Loire Princesse, a premium ship designed and built in Saint-Nazaire, provides a maximum of 96 passengers a luxurious atmosphere perfect for discovering the Royal opulence, culture and history along the Loire.  

For oenophiles and lovers of the finest in French gastronomy, CroisiEurope offers 4-7 day cruise programs in Burgundy, Bordeaux, Provence and along the Rhône and Saône rivers. In these regions there are itineraries that include vineyard and wine tasting excursions, onboard seminars and tastings, tour and tastings at Paul Bocuse’s Les Halles de Lyon, and an extraordinary 3-star French gastronomic experience dining at the renowned Abbaye de Collonges. 

Explore the Loire châteaux on excursions and day-trips off the boat © Haubtmann

Europe from the rivers, seas and ocean 

In addition to the extensive and varied itineraries in France, CroisiEurope has plenty to offer in Northern, Southern and Central Europe, as well as the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Adriatic.  

There is no better way to experience the Elbe than starting or ending your journey in Prague aboard a paddle wheel riverboat moored in the heart of the city, an exclusive experience with CroisiEurope. Or, if you are ready for an ocean or coastal voyage, how about Naples, Sicily and the Italian coast? Or maybe, Malta, Corsica, the Greek Islands, Croatia or the Canary Islands? 

To explore our over 200 unique itineraries, visit us at 

A taste of the sun in Martigues © Haubtmann

Lead photo credit : Travel to the heart of Paris on a Seine cruise © Paul Hilbert

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