River and canal cruises are an ideal way to leisurely explore some of the world’s best sites. Floating past stunning vistas and docking in the center of historic cities, all from the comfort of a well-appointed cabin – these are the pleasures of river cruising. A favourite with European guests, CroisiEurope is a family-run company that adds fine French cuisine and best value for money to the list.

CroisiEurope Cruises

Aboard the MS Renoir

CroisiEurope welcomes nearly 200 000 passengers each year, aboard its 50+ boats. Their ships and canal barges carry only 22 to 200 passengers, ensuring an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Breakfasts are buffet-style, while lunch and dinner are fixed menu, three-course excursions into French gastronomy. Guests are roughly 50% from France and 50% international. Catering to travelers of many different nationalities, the crews will happily provide English menus and translation to any guests requesting English service. So, you can experience traveling with guests from an array of different cultures; say “Guten Tag” to German travelers, practice your French with guests from France and still receive pertinent information in English.

CroisiEurope Cruises

Dining aboard the MS Anne-Marie canal barge
Photo: Fabrice Rambert

Cruising France’s Waterways

CroisiEurope offers itineraries in Asia, Africa, all across Europe, and next year will introduce a St. Lawrence River cruise to St. Pierre and Miquelon. In France, guests can opt to cruise the Seine, the Garonne, the Dordogne, the Saône, the Gironde around Bordeaux, the Rhône River in Provence, or in a specially designed shallow water paddle boat, the chateau-lined Loire River. Guests can discover Alsace, Burgundy, Champagne, Provence and Paris while quietly gliding along canals in comfortable hotel barges featuring only 11 cabins.

Cruise Your Own Adventure

CroisiEurope Cruises

MS Anne-Marie

Fancy a Christmas holiday themed cruise? Or a biking, walking, or vineyard /wine tasting cruise? Music lover cruises include private concerts and visits from top-notch lecturers. These cruises are planned with the help of French musicologist Alain Duault, under the musical direction of Francois Chaplin. Family themed cruises offer special activities for junior guests while parents and grandparents take advantage of great excursions. Discounts are also available for kids under 16. Simply choose from several enticing themes to create your dream cruise.

For more information on CroisiEurope cruises, visit: www.croisieurope.travel/en/