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France Cruises Free Excursions Offer

 


It pays to sail with FRANCE CRUISES.
 
Reserve a Cruise and Hotel of your choice, and receive a complimentary full-day Land Tour at the most popular French cities!


Choose your City!

You may want to take a canal barge trip in Burgundy and add a pre-cruise stay in Paris…or perhaps cruise the Provence region and end your “French adventure” in the sunny Nice on the French Riviera…FRANCE CRUISES Hotel & Tour Offer is valid for 8 admired cities, regardless of where you cruise:

  • Paris, the City of Lights
  • Carcassonne, the fortified medieval town in the Midi, Southern France
  • Dijon, the Capital of Burgundy
  • Avignon in Provence, Southern France
  • Tours, in the Loire Valley and Chateaux Country
  • Strasbourg in Alsace
  • Bordeaux, the world's wine industry capital and UNESCO Heritage city
  • Nice, the cosmopolitan capital of the Cote d'Azur / French Riviera in the South of France

 

Choose Your Hotel!

FRANCE CRUISES Hotel & Tour Offer applies to the hotel of your own choice (certain restrictions apply). However, we will be delighted to make recommendations and reserve it on your behalf and include the selected excursion, totally free of charge to you.

FRANCE CRUISES' years of experience and knowledge guide you to pick the most appropriate place to stay, from traditional boutique hotels to deluxe chateau hotels and historic country inns.  


Choose your Excursion!
FRANCE CRUISES Hotel & Tour Offer also provides you with different tour options to choose from.

From general sightseeing to culture, or food & wine, you can pick the guided tour that satisfies your interest.


PARIS
Paris, the City of Lights

CARCASSONNE
The fortified medieval town of Carcassonne
                        in the Midi, Southern France

DIJON
The Capital of Burgundy, Dijon

AVIGNON
Avignon in Provence, Southern France

TOURS
Tours, in the Loire Valley / Chateaux
                        Country

STRASBOURG
Strasbourg in Alsace

BORDEAUX
The world's wine industry capital and the
                        UNESCO World Heritage city of Bordeaux, in southwestern France

NICE
Nice the cosmopolitan capital of the Cote
                        d'Azur / French Riviera in the South of France


Valid for new bookings only. Special offer is subject to availability.
Exclude CroisiEurope cruises. Hotel/Tour must be requested/reserved at time of booking. 
Offer is combinable with FRANCE CRUISES' Special Promotions & Exclusive Offers (certain restrictions apply).
Two-night minimum hotel stay is required for free excursion.


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Paris at a Glance, Cruise and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower

Paris at a Glance, Cruise and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower

Get the best impression of Paris in a two-hour tour, followed by a delightful cruise along the Seine and enjoy a lunch at the Eiffel Tower.


FRANCE CRUISES Recommended Hotels Selection in Paris

The following is just a sample list of suggested places to stay by FRANCE CRUISES. Thanks to our strong relationships with many properties, FRANCE CRUISES passengers are often offered special rates, always inclusive of taxes, breakfast.
This list is not limitative and you are also welcome to request a hotel of your own choice & preference (certain restrictions apply).

3-Star, Traditional Boutique Hotels

Duminy Vendome The Duminy Vendome (Right Bank, Louvre)  is ideally located, close to the Place Vendôme and the Tuileries Gardens. It is also located a few steps from the Place de la Concorde.

More information on Duminy Vendome
Londres Et New York The Londres Et New York (Right Bank, Opera) offers reasonable facilities and services, and a good location in the heart of Paris. The hotel offers good secretarial facilities, suitable for business clients.

More information on Londres Et New York
3 Poussins Hotel The 3 Poussins Hotel (Right Bank, Opera) is located in a calm and typical area of Paris. In the heart of the old Saint-Georges district, a district where calm and privacy are your privilege.

More information on 3 Poussins Hotel
Elysees Ceramic The Elysees Ceramic (Champs Elysees) is in an excellent location, where guests can find comfort, with a touch of luxury, and good services. Highly recommended.

More information on Elysees Ceramic
La Villa Des Artistes La Villa Des Artistes (Left Bank, Latin Quarter - Saint Germain des Pres) takes its name from the many artists and writers of the Montparnasse district where it is located.

More information on La Villa Des Artistes
Royal Saint Germain The Royal Saint Germain (Left Bank, Latin Quarter - Saint Germain des Pres) is surrounded by main tourist attractions, famous shops, & renowned bars and restaurants. The hotel enjoys a great location in Paris, the very lively artists' district.

More information on Royal Saint Germain
Le Senat

The Le Senat (Left Bank, Latin Quarter - Saint Germain des Pres) is on the Left Bank of the Seine, right in the heart of Saint Germain des Prés, one of Paris' most magical areas.

More information on Le Senat

4-Star Hotels

Astor Saint Honore The Astor Saint Honore (Right Bank, Opera) is very well located in Paris and this superb property retains the charm and the peaceful atmosphere of a private home.

More information on Astor Saint Honore
Vernet The Vernet (Champs Elysees) is located in the heart of the Golden Triangle, a step away from the Champs Elysees. The area boasts fantastic shopping, a huge choice of bars and restaurants.

More information on Vernet
Raphael Raphael (Champs Elysees) is one of the most luxurious hotels in Paris because of its discretion, quality of service, and prestige. This is an elegant building, a mixture of opulence and discretion.

More information on Raphael
Waldorf Trocadero Waldorf Trocadero (Champs Elysees / Eiffel Tower) is located among Paris's most exclusive districts for business, sightseeing, and shopping like Champs Elysees and Eiffel Tower.

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Montalembert Montalembert (Left Bank, Latin Quarter - Saint Germain des Pres) was built in 1926 and offers guests an intimate and warm atmosphere. Large windows let a lot of light into the rooms.

More information on Montalembert
Littre The Littre (Left Bank, Latin Quarter - Saint Germain des Pres) is highly recommended for guests seeking a good location in Paris, and a quality hotel for good value.

More information on Littre
Victoria Palace Victoria Palace (Left Bank - Montparnasse / Luxembourg Gardens) stands in an exceptional situation between Saint-Germain-des-Prés and Montparnasse, in Paris' 6th arrondissement, close to some of the city's major attractions.

More information on Victoria Palace

5-Star Deluxe Properties

Louvre The Louvre (Right Bank, Louvre) is a deluxe property with a magical charm. It is ideally located, a few steps from the Louvre Museum. This hotel is highly-recommended for a comfortable stay in Paris.

More information on Louvre
Royal Monceau The Royal Monceau (Champs-Elysees) is located just minutes from the famous Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysees, the historic Le Royal Monceau has welcomed innumerable dignitaries.

More information on Royal Monceau
Bristol The Bristol (Champs Elysees) has an indoor swimming pool on the top floor opens onto a solarium with views of Paris. A fitness center equipped with the most updated machines are available to guests.

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De Crillon De Crillon (Right Bank, Louvre) is situated in the heart of Paris on the famous Place de la Concorde, the de Crillon Hotel guaranties high service and comfortable stay.

More information on De Crillon

 

Cathar Castles

TOUR OPTION 1: Cathar Castles

A full day to discover the last Cathar stronghold with wine tasting!


The 4 Lastours Castles

TOUR OPTION 2: The 4 Lastours Castles

Enjoy a fantastic walking tour through an impressive spot over 4 medieval castles from the 11th century!



Tour of Lagrasse Village

TOUR OPTION 3: Tour of Lagrasse Village

Enjoy a half day excursion in Lagrasse village in the heart of the Languedoc region.



FRANCE CRUISES Recommended Hotels Selection in Carcassonne

The following are the suggested places to stay by FRANCE CRUISES. Thanks to our strong relationships with many properties, FRANCE CRUISES passengers are often offered special rates, always inclusive of taxes, breakfast.
You are not limited to our personal recommendations. You are welcome to request a hotel of your own choice & preference (certain restrictions apply).

Hotel Le Donjon Hotel Le Donjon (3-star, Traditional Boutique Hotel) has a unique location at the very heart of the ancient Cather fortress city of Carassonne. It is located two kilometers from tennis, horseback riding and five kilometers from golf courses.

More information on Hotel Le Donjon
Hotel de la Cite Hotel de la Cite (5-star Deluxe Property) offers a magical mixture of the medieval and the contemporary. Set within the walls of the citadel and amidst the romantic gardens, it is perfectly placed to explore the Cathar castles and the vineyards of the Languedoc-Roussillon.

More information on Hotel de la Cite


Burgundy Wineyard Tour

TOUR OPTION 1: Burgundy Wineyard Tour

Learn how to taste wine! Enjoy a relaxing half day tour in scenic Burgundy including visits to vineyards and wineries. Tour includes Transportation, guided tour, visit of two cellars and wine tasting.


Full day in Burgundy: Wine Tour
                        and Dijon

TOUR OPTION 2: Full day in Burgundy: Wine Tour and Dijon

Enjoy a great wine tasting experience with a half day tour in scenic Burgundy including visits to vineyards and wineries. Visit the historical town of Dijon where you embark on a self guided walking tour at your leisure. Tour includes Transportation, guided tour, visit of two cellars & wine tasting.


FRANCE CRUISES Recommended Hotels Selection in Dijon

The following is the suggested place to stay by FRANCE CRUISES. Thanks to our strong relationships with many properties, FRANCE CRUISES passengers are often offered special rates, always inclusive of taxes, breakfast.
You are not limited to our personal recommendation. You are welcome to request a hotel of your own choice & preference (certain restrictions apply).

La Cloche

The La Cloche in Dijon (5-stars) is conveniently located near the Old Town and a number of attractions, including museums and the Ducal Palace.

More information on Hotel La Cloche

 

Best of Provence

TOUR OPTION 1: Best of Provence

Visit Pont du Gard, Le Baux de Provence and Gordes amongst some of the most beautiful places in Provence, with our comprehensive tour.


Provence in One Day

TOUR OPTION 2: Provence in One Day

Enjoy a full day discovering the most beautiful villages of Provence with visits to St Remy, Les Baux de Provence and Roussillon.


Van Gogh in Provence

TOUR OPTION 3: Van Gogh in Provence

An amazing journey into the world of Van Gogh with a visit of Arles. Also enjoy discovering the beautiful villages of St Remy and Les Baux de Provence.


Culture & Wine

TOUR OPTION 4: Culture & Wine

Enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour of Orange followed by winetasting in an exquisite vineyard.


Chateaux and Domaines

TOUR OPTION 5: Chateaux and Domaines

Enjoy a good introduction to the Wines of the Rhone Valley.


FRANCE CRUISES Recommended Hotels Selection in Avignon

The following are the suggested places to stay by FRANCE CRUISES. Thanks to our strong relationships with many properties, FRANCE CRUISES passengers are often offered special rates, always inclusive of taxes, breakfast.
You are not limited to our personal recommendations. You are welcome to request a hotel of your own choice & preference (certain restrictions apply).

Hotel De L'Horloge The Hotel De L'Horloge (3-stars) is very well located in the heart of Avignon, on Place de L'Horloge, where all the trendy cafes and restaurants are just a minute's walk from the Palais de Pape.

More information on Hotel De L'Horloge
Hotel Pont D'Avignon The Hotel Pont D'Avignon (3-stars) is a modern building, located just a few steps from the famous Pont d'Avignon and the Palais des Papes

More information on Hotel Pont D'Avignon
La Cite Des Papes Hotel The Hotel Cite Des Papes (3-stars) is situated in the heart of the city of Avignon, right on the very famous Place de l'Horloge, with its little restaurants and cafes.

More information on Hotel Cite Des Papes
Cloitre Saint Louis The Cloitre Saint Louis (4-stars) is a 16th century building combining historic structures with the modernity of the wing of the hotel inspired by the work of Jean Nouvel.

More information on Cloitre Saint Louis

 

Loire: Villandry, Azay Le Rideau

TOUR OPTION 1: Loire: Villandry, Azay Le Rideau 

A mini-tour of the wonderful Chateaux of the Loire Valley.


Walking Tour in The City of
                        Tours

TOUR OPTION 2: Walking Tour in The City of Tours 

Delight in a guided walking tour of the magnificent Tours city.


FRANCE CRUISES Recommended Hotels Selection in Tours

The following are just suggested places to stay by FRANCE CRUISES. Thanks to our strong relationships with many properties, FRANCE CRUISES passengers are often offered special rates, always inclusive of taxes, breakfast.
You are not limited to our personal recommendations. You are welcome to request a hotel of your own choice & preference (certain restrictions apply).

Harmonie Hotel The Harmonie Hotel (3-stars) is a 10-minute walk from the Old City centre of Tours and 150 meters from the TGV station. It has 2 restaurants and a fully-equipped fitness centre.

More information on Harmonie Hotel
Le Grand Hotel The Le Grand Hotel (3-stars) is staffed with qualified professionals who will warmly and courteously meet your needs through our wide range of services.

More information on Le Grand Hotel
Chateau Belmont The Chateau Belmont (4-stars) is a luxury hotel and restaurant set amidst beautiful landscaped gardens and located not far from the centre of historic Tours, founded by Cesar 2000 years ago. 

More information on Chateau Belmont


Full Day Mont Sainte-Odile and
                        Wine Tasting Tour

TOUR OPTION 1: Full Day Mont Sainte-Odile and Wine Tasting Tour 

Enjoy this full day tour along the Wine Route, visit the famous Castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg and finish your day with a prestigious Grand Crus Wine Tasting!


Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle and
                        Wine Tasting Tour

TOUR OPTION 2: Haut-Koenigsbourg Castle and Wine Tasting Tour

Discover the splendid Castle of Haut-Koenigsbourg and then unwind at a prestigious Grand Crus Wine Tasting


Mont Sainte-Odile, Obernai
                        Morning Tour

TOUR OPTION 3: Mont Sainte-Odile, Obernai Morning Tour

Spend a morning seeing and visiting villages along the Wine Route and enjoy the splendid views on offer!


FRANCE CRUISES Recommended Hotels Selection in Strasbourg

The following are just suggested places to stay by FRANCE CRUISES. Thanks to our strong relationships with many properties, FRANCE CRUISES passengers are often offered special rates, always inclusive of taxes, breakfast.
You are not limited to our personal recommendations. You are welcome to request a hotel of your own choice & preference (certain restrictions apply).

Hotel Europe The Hotel of Europe (3-stars) welcomes you in the purest Alsatian tradition and symbolizes the alliance of the hospitality and the opening on the future, building full of history awaits you. 

More information on Hotel of Europe
Hotel Hannong Hotel Hannong (3-stars) Charm and design in the city center of Strasbourg, the elegant hotel has spacious landings in a harmonious setting. Hotel Hannong's beautiful character has much to offer.

More information on Hotel Hannong

Medoc Full Day Wine Tour

TOUR OPTION 1: Medoc Full Day Wine Tour

Enjoy this full day tour along the Chateau Route and visit a famous vineyard for a wine tasting session!


Saint Emilion Full Day Wine Tour

TOUR OPTION 2: Saint Emilion Full Day Wine Tour

Enjoy a nice and relaxing trip to the world UNESCO town of Saint Emilion and become a wine expert in one day!


FRANCE CRUISES Recommended Hotels Selection in Bordeaux

The following are the suggested places to stay by FRANCE CRUISES. Thanks to our strong relationships with many properties, FRANCE CRUISES passengers are often offered special rates, always inclusive of taxes, breakfast.
You are not limited to our personal recommendations. You are welcome to request a hotel of your own choice & preference (certain restrictions apply).

Grand Hotel Francais The Best Western Grand Hotel Francais (3-Star, Traditional Boutique Hotel) is located in the heart of the historical centre of Bordeaux, world wine capital, the Best Western Grand Hotel Français extends you a warm welcome.

More information on Grand Hotel Francais
Chateau Chartrons The victorian-style front, Chateau Chartrons (4-Star Hotel), is ideally located in the old wine trade district. The hotel is a quality reference for business and tourist guests alike.

More information on Chateau Chartrons
Burdigala The Burdigala (5-Star Deluxe Property) is a welcoming, comfortable, and refined. It is located a stone's throw from the historic and business centre of Bordeaux.

More information on Burdigala
Regent Grand Hotel

The Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux (5-Star, Deluxe Property) is a landmark in Bordeaux's historic city centre. The Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux is known for its colorful history and architectural charm.

More information on Grand Hotel Bordeaux

 

Full Day Tour - Provence

TOUR OPTION 1: Full Day Tour - Provence 

This full day tour takes us to some of the most scenic spots in Provence - Antibes, Cannes, Grasse, Gourdon, Tourettes sur Loup and St Paul de Vence.


Italian Market and Monaco Tour

TOUR OPTION 2: Italian Market and Monaco Tour

Enjoy a lovely visit to one of the famous Italian markets (In San Remo or Bordigha or Vintimille depending on the day of your tour) then to Monaco where you will see some of the most famous sights.


Full Day Tour - Cote d'Azur

TOUR OPTION 3: Full Day Tour - Cote d'Azur 

This full day tour of the Cote d'Azur takes us to Eze, Monaco & Monte Carlo, St Paul de Vence, Antibes and Cannes.


Full Day Tour to Monaco,
                        Monte-Carlo and Eze

TOUR OPTION 4: Full Day Tour to Monaco, Monte-Carlo and Eze 

Enjoy a visit to Eze village and its perfume factory, then travel on to Monaco where you will see some of the most famous sights including the Cathedral and the Monte Carlo Formula One circuit.


Grasse/Gourdon/Valbonne and Wine
                        tasting

TOUR OPTION 5: Grasse/Gourdon/Valbonne and Wine tasting 

An original French Riviera's country side tour including a wine tasting in Chateau de Cremat.


Shorter Excursions also available! Choose from:

  • Half Day Tour to Antibes, Cannes and Grasse (4 hours / 9AM or 1:30 PM departure):
    See the cosmopolitan town of Cannes, famous for its International Film Festival, the beautiful town of Antibes and enjoy a visit to a famous perfume factory in Grasse.

  • Half Day Tour to Gourdon, Tourettes and St Paul de Vence (4 hours / 9AM or 1:30 PM departure):
    This tour takes in the sights of three lovely Provencal villages, namely St Paul, Tourrettes and Gourdon

  • Art Tour on the French Riviera (4,5 hours / 2PM departure): Visit three famous museums on the French Riviera -- the Villa Ephrussi de Rotschild located on the peninsula of Cap Ferrat, the Chagall Museum in Nice, followed by the Matisse Museum.

  • Half day tour to Cannes, St Paul and the Seaside (4 hours / 9AM or 1:30 PM departure):
    Enjoy walking along the Croisette in luxurious Cannes and appreciate the typical Provencal atmosphere of the medieval village of St Paul de Vence.

  • Half day Tour to Monaco, Monte-Carlo and Eze (4 hours / 9AM or 1:30 PM departure):
    Enjoy a lovely visit to Eze village and its perfume factory, then travel on to Monaco where you will see some of the most famous sights including the Cathedral and the Monte Carlo Formula One circuit.

  • Monaco and Monte Carlo by Night (5 hours / 7 PM departure):
    Feel the magic of Monaco and Monte-Carlo by night where the rich and the famous can be seen gambling and dining in the most prestigious restaurants.

FRANCE CRUISES Recommended Hotels Selection in Nice

The following are suggested places to stay by FRANCE CRUISES. Thanks to our strong relationships with many properties, FRANCE CRUISES passengers are often offered special rates, always inclusive of taxes, breakfast.
This list is not limitative and you are also welcome to request a hotel of your own choice & preference (certain restrictions apply).

3-Star, Traditional Boutique Hotels

Boreal

The Boreal is an excellent property in an ideal location. This is a traditional building with a facade painted in a strong rusty red.

More information on Boreal

Univers

The Univers is located in an ideal area opposite Gallerie Lafayette, a few stops from Place Massena and 10 minutes’ walk from Promenade des Anglais.

More information on Univers

De Flore

The De Flore is centrally located just off the pedestrians shopping area with its many restaurants and a couple of minutes walk from the sea front.

More information on De Flore

La Malmaison

La Malmaison is a modern elegant property in an excellent location. This is a traditional building, painted in beige. The entrance features a long brown canopy.

More information on La Malmaison

De La Fontaine

The De La Fontaine is located in a small street with a lot of shops and restaurants, a few steps from the Massena museum and the sea front..

More information on  De La Fontaine

Vendome

The Vendome is a charming property in an excellent location, with a touch of difference from a standard hotel. The service is personalised.

More information on Vendome

4-Star Hotels

Nice Riviera

Nice Riviera is an excellent hotel in a stupendous location offering high quality service. The hotel is centrally located within easy reach of shops and restaurants. 

More information on Nice Riviera 

Centre Notre Dame

The Centre Notre Dame is excellently located, right in the heart of Nice's shopping area opposite Notre Dame Cathedral.

More information on Centre Notre Dame

Massena

Massena  is located in the centre of Nice, moments from Place Massena, Galerie Lafayette and the old town with its flower market.

More information on Massena 

Grand Aston

The charming Grand Aston hotel is ideally located in the centre of Nice, opposite Massena Square Gardens with their beautiful fountains.

More information on Grand Aston

Westminster

The Westminster is an attractive, period building painted in a pleasant pale pink with sculpted decorations over the windows, which are painted white.

More information on Westminster

La Perouse

La Perouse is a beautiful property, in excellent condition throughout, located in the city centre offering perfect quiet and the atmosphere of deepest Provence.

More information on La Perouse

Ellington

The Ellington has been totally refurbished throughout and is now of an excellent standard in a style that reflects the swinging 30s, but housed in a traditional Provencal building.

More information on Ellington

West End

The West End is a perfect combination of tradition, savoir-faire, and modernity. Built in 1842, the West End Hotel, a jewel of the Belle Epoque, is ideally located.

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Nh Nice

The NH Nice has been refurbished throughout and is in excellent contition. The hotel is situated opposite the Acropolis Congress Centre, near the old town.

More information on NH Nice

5-Star Deluxe Property

Palais de la Mediterranee

The Palais de la Mediterranee is an elegant, luxurious hotel built in the 1930's and recently renovated to restore its past splendour and majesty.

More information on Palais de la Mediterranee


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