Canal & River Cruise Tour Operator
France Cruises, Inc. specializes in canal and river cruises in France. Possessing more than ten years' experience in the industry, France Cruises promotes a fleet that is fast approaching 60 independently owned luxury hotel-barges and riverboats that sail French waterways to provide intimate, unique ways of discovering the countryside.
Additionally, France Cruises offers a concierge service, which assists in acquiring car rentals, train tickets, hotel stays, and more together with its new land tours and hotel packages division France Country Tours.
France Cruises began with a clear vision: to be the best resource for canal and river cruising, authentic hotel packages and country tours. We are your one-stop-shop travel experts, offering professional advice and insider tips for luxury vacation packages throughout France.
Since 2001, France Cruises has offered personalized travel packages designed to meet your specific vacation needs. Our experience, expert knowledge and outstanding contacts give us a strong advantage, providing you with the best travel options possible. From the best in hotel accommodations, day excursions, transportation and more, France Cruises is here to guide you every step of the way through the vacation of a lifetime.
Our unparalleled customer service and relationships with global vendors helps us create a one-of-a-kind experience for individuals, couples, families and friends with specific interests and requirements. We are here to make your vacation dreams come to life based on your personal interests, hobbies and favorite pastimes. From bike tours, personal wine tours at local vineyards, hot air balloon rides, private chauffeurs, golf outings and private yacht excursions to name a few, France Cruises helps you maximize every detail of your travels.
When it comes to your vacation, France Cruises is highly selective. We bring our travelers the best options based on our own experience or feedback we receive from our customers. Our recommendations are unbiased and based on first-hand knowledge, providing you with key insider information that helps make your travels easy, enjoyable and stress-free.
Professionalism and Reputation
The combined years of experience, knowledge and outstanding contacts of Jean-Francois Dabrowski and Ana Valente, owners of France Cruises, provide the foundation for an independent and privately owned company that guarantees objective, professional and personal service.
A United States based corporation, France Cruises is bonded, insured, and is a proud member of the travel industry's top organizations ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents), and CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association). France Cruises operates under the industry-accepted guidelines and principles of good business practices.
With such a record of proven reliability, service and devotion to our clients, we are proud to enjoy a high percentage of repeat travelers from all of over the world- many of whom have become our friends, experts and travel insiders.
The FRANCE CRUISES Difference:
The BEST ADVICE:
We offer true French natives, enthusiasts and specialists who are ready to share their knowledge and passion for the best of what France has to offer.
We offer an experienced, independent and distinguished variety of top quality trips, oftentimes from our customers' own referrals – with which we are always happy to provide to you.
The BEST SERVICE:
We offer a wide range of vacation packages and the dedication to personalize each program. From the food served during the trip to the excursions and activities that go along with your selected journey, we're here to make every aspect of your travels memorable and enjoyable.
We offer an extraordinary service, as we guide you through every detail of your vacation which includes making pre-cruise and post-cruise arrangements.
Not only can we share with you one of the most relaxing and pleasant ways to see the beauty of rural France close-at-hand, but we are also able to provide you with personalized assistance for your travel needs, including accommodations, chauffeured tours and transfers, itinerary planning, and travel services (Car Rental, Rail Passes, Airport Transfers and much more).
We are familiar with many hotels, and we only recommend those that we have personally inspected, or that have been highly recommended by our own passengers. We provide you with a variety of top-notch accommodation options, from Parisian boutique hotels, to chateaus in the Loire Valley , Manors in Normandy and historic country inns in Provence.
Because of our strong relationships with many properties, France Cruises passengers are often offered special rates, inclusive of taxes, breakfast and even free tours.
Touring the country before or after your barge cruise:
It is always our pleasure to guide you through the best of what France has to offer and to assist you in preparing the most unforgettable experience during your entire stay. Our variety of packages includes unique tours through various regions of France , including Dordogne , the French Riviera, Bordeaux Wine Tours, Normandy and many more.
All custom-designed tour packages and itineraries that we prepared for previous passengers (individuals and small groups) are available to you at anytime. Or, we can customize an itinerary to fit your preferences and interests.