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AmaWaterways was founded in 2002 and caters primarily to English-speaking passengers with its multinational crew. Each ship features fine gourmet cuisine, a lounge with panoramic views and folklore performances. A fitness center, beauty salon and masseuse are also among the onboard amenities.

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AmaWaterways strives to make customers as comfortable as possible as they travel from port to port. Deluxe staterooms feature hotel-style beds, a private bathroom and a movie and music entertainment system with complimentary Internet service.

Along with superb accommodations, AmaWaterways also offers intriguing shore excursions, included in the upfront price, to give you an unparalleled river cruising experience. Partake in local wine tastings, shake hands with the mayor of a French town or tour centuries-old castles and cathedrals. Bicycles are provided as well so you can explore the delightful French cities on your own.

France river cruises are rated according to the quality of the vessel and its accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities both on and off the ship, the class of hotels used for land portions of itineraries, and the level of service delivered. AmaWaterways cruises are categorized as deluxe on the industry rating scale (budget, first class and deluxe).


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  • Save $500 to $3,000 per couple off 2018 AmaWaterways cruises. Expires October 31. Click here for eligible tours.
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  • Past passengers save $100 per person off AmaWaterways select cruises. Free airport transfers and a discounted stateroom upgrade may also be available for customers who have sailed with AmaWaterways multiple times. Click here for eligible tours.

Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time, and availability is limited. Some discounts are not combinable with other promotions.

River Cruises of France Only
To view the full itinerary, dates and prices, click the river cruise name.

France River Cruise Name Starts in Ends In Days Company Type Quality* From**
Colors of Provence 2018 (Lyon to Arles, Wine Cruise, Cruise-Only) Lyon, France Arles, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Taste of Bordeaux 2018 (Cruise-Only) Bordeaux, France Bordeaux, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Normandy 2018 (Wine Cruise, Cruise-Only) Paris, France Paris, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Taste of Bordeaux 2018 (Wine Cruise, Cruise-Only) Bordeaux, France Bordeaux, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Colors of Provence 2018 (Arles to Lyon, Cruise-Only) Arles, France Lyon, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Colors of Provence 2018 (Arles to Lyon, Wine Cruise, Cruise-Only) Arles, France Lyon, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Colors of Provence 2018 (Lyon to Arles, Cruise-Only) Lyon, France Arles, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Provence & Spain (Wine Cruise, Arles to Lyon, Cruise-Only) Arles, France Lyon, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Taste of Bordeaux (Cruise-Only) Bordeaux, France Bordeaux, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Taste of Bordeaux (Wine Cruise, Cruise-Only) Bordeaux, France Bordeaux, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Normandy (Cruise-Only) Paris, France Paris, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Provence & Spain (Wine Cruise, Lyon to Arles, Cruise-Only) Lyon, France Arles, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Normandy (Wine Cruise, Cruise-Only) Paris, France Paris, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Normandy 2018 (Cruise-Only) Paris, France Paris, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Provence & Spain (Arles to Lyon, Cruise-Only) Arles, France Lyon, France 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Normandy 2018 (Wine Cruise) Paris, France Paris, France 10 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Normandy Paris, France Paris, France 10 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Normandy (Wine Cruise) Paris, France Paris, France 10 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Paris & Normandy 2018 Paris, France Paris, France 10 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Taste of Bordeaux 2018 Paris, France Paris, France 13 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Taste of Bordeaux 2018 (Wine Cruise) Paris, France Paris, France 13 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Taste of Bordeaux Paris, France Paris, France 13 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Taste of Bordeaux (Wine Cruise) Paris, France Paris, France 13 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices


Multi-Country River Cruises that Include France
The following river cruises visit France and at least one other country. To view the full itinerary, dates and prices, click the river cruise name.

France River Cruise Name Starts in Ends In Days Company Type Quality* From**
Captivating Rhine 2018 (Wine Cruise, Amsterdam to Basel, Cruise-Only) Amsterdam, Holland Basel, Switzerland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine 2018 (Wine Cruise, Basel to Amsterdam, Cruise-Only) Basel, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine 2018 (Basel to Amsterdam, Cruise-Only) Basel, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine (Amsterdam to Basel, Cruise-Only) Amsterdam, Holland Basel, Switzerland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine (Wine Cruise, Amsterdam to Basel, Cruise-Only) Amsterdam, Holland Basel, Switzerland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine (Basel to Amsterdam, Cruise-Only) Basel, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine (Wine Cruise, Basel to Amsterdam, Cruise-Only) Basel, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Christmas Markets on the Rhine (Basel to Amsterdam, Cruise-Only) Basel, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Medieval Treasures 2018 (Cruise-Only) Basel, Switzerland Nuremberg, Germany 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Captivating Rhine 2018 (Amsterdam to Basel, Cruise-Only) Amsterdam, Holland Basel, Switzerland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Christmas Markets on the Rhine (Amsterdam to Basel, Cruise-Only) Amsterdam, Holland Basel, Switzerland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2018 (Amsterdam to Basel, Cruise-Only) Amsterdam, Holland Basel, Switzerland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2018 (Basel to Amsterdam) Basel, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Moselle Splendors 2018 (Cruise-Only) Luxembourg, Luxembourg Basel, Switzerland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Moselle Splendors 2018 (Wine Cruise, Cruise-Only) Luxembourg, Luxembourg Basel, Switzerland 8 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Moselle Delights 2018 (Cruise-Only) Basel, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 11 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Captivating Rhine 2018 (Wine Cruise, Amsterdam to Zurich) Amsterdam, Holland Zurich, Switzerland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine 2018 (Wine Cruise, Zurich to Amsterdam) Zurich, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Captivating Rhine 2018 (Amsterdam to Zurich) Amsterdam, Holland Zurich, Switzerland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine 2018 (Zurich to Amsterdam) Zurich, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Christmas Markets on the Rhine (Zurich to Amsterdam) Zurich, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine (Wine Cruise, Zurich to Amsterdam) Zurich, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine (Zurich to Amsterdam) Zurich, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine (Wine Cruise, Amsterdam to Zurich) Amsterdam, Holland Zurich, Switzerland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Enchanting Rhine (Amsterdam to Zurich) Amsterdam, Holland Zurich, Switzerland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Christmas Markets on the Rhine (Amsterdam to Zurich) Amsterdam, Holland Zurich, Switzerland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2018 (Amsterdam to Zurich) Amsterdam, Holland Zurich, Switzerland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Christmas Markets on the Rhine 2018 (Zurich to Amsterdam) Zurich, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Moselle Fairytales 2018 (Cruise-Only) Amsterdam, Holland Basel, Switzerland 12 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Europe's Rivers & Castles 2018 (Wine Cruise, Prague to Paris) Prague, Czech Republic Paris, France 13 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Europe's Rivers & Castles 2018 (Prague to Paris) Paris, France Prague, Czech Republic 13 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Medieval Treasures 2018 Zurich, Switzerland Prague, Czech Republic 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Moselle Delights 2018 Zurich, Switzerland Amsterdam, Holland 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Colors of Provence 2018 (Paris to Barcelona, Wine Cruise) Paris, France Barcelona, Spain 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Colors of Provence 2018 (Barcelona to Paris) Barcelona, Spain Paris, France 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Moselle Splendors 2018 Paris, France Zurich, Switzerland 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Moselle Splendors 2018 (Wine Cruise) Paris, France Zurich, Switzerland 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Provence & Spain (Wine Cruise, Barcelona to Paris) Barcelona, Spain Paris, France 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Colors of Provence 2018 (Barcelona to Paris, Wine Cruise) Barcelona, Spain Paris, France 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Colors of Provence 2018 (Paris to Barcelona) Paris, France Barcelona, Spain 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Provence & Spain (Wine Cruise, Paris to Barcelona) Paris, France Barcelona, Spain 14 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
Rhine & Moselle Fairytales 2018 Amsterdam, Holland Zurich, Switzerland 15 Ama River Cruise Deluxe Dates & Prices
* Key to Quality Ratings

Tours are classified according to the quality of amenities and accommodations.

Budget = Tours typically range from $50 to $200 per person, per day, plus airfare.
First Class = Tours typically range from $80 to $350 per person, per day, plus airfare.
Deluxe = Tours typically range from $200 to $650 per person, per day, plus airfare.



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