France is synonymous with exceptional cuisine and what better way to savor its legendary culinary delights than on a luxury Scenic river cruise. Upgrade your vacation with the “Scenic Culinaire” program on the luxury line’s beautiful Space-Ships — Scenic Diamond (in Bordeaux), Scenic Sapphire and Scenic Emerald (sailing on the Rhône in the south of France). Sure to become a foodie favorite, the onboard cooking school offers immersive courses in the world-famous gastronomic wonders of this region.
- Scenic Culinaire onboard cooking school
- 5-star Scenic Space-Ships just upgraded
- All-Inclusive Luxury Cruise
- New Royal Owner’s Suites
The ships were redesigned to accommodate the space, including reducing the number of guests to 155 (78 cabins) which also means even greater attentive and personalized service. Two new spectacular 506-square-feet Royal Owner’s Suites are among the largest on any ships plying the storied rivers of Europe.
Scenic transformed one of the dining venues into this private area where guests participate in hands-on cookery classes showcasing regional fare. The dedicated space features cooking stations, while a cheese and wine cellar are also offered. Delicious meals will be created from locally-sourced products and a real-time camera and screen allows attendees to follow each step in detail.
5-Star All-Inclusive Luxury
Sophisticated travelers will appreciate Scenic’s all-inclusive luxury on its 5-star Space-Ships. First-class will be your immediate impression from the moment you board and continue throughout your journey as you enjoy a comfortable relaxed ambiance. Several dining options include the tradition of dégustation at Table La Rive, fine dining at Portobellos and more casual fare at the River Cafe. Scenic FreeChoice activity options enable you to personalize your vacation and exclusive Scenic Enrich events will further enrich your river cruise.
You will enjoy an all-inclusive luxury cruise onboard Scenic’s beautiful ships – complete with private butler service, complimentary gratuities, unlimited complimentary beverages and spirits, including a mini-bar which is re-stocked daily, full-size private balcony staterooms. Select a suite with the Sun Lounge and with the touch of a button, your walk-out balcony converts to an all-weather indoor lounge, expanding the living area of the stateroom while preserving your breathtaking panoramic views.
Renew your senses by indulging in a massage at the wellness area, which includes a gym and hair salon. Onboard entertainment, WiFi and e-bikes are also featured. Retire to luxuriously appointed suites with elegant touches.
Whether it’s the palaces and museums over the Seine in Paris or the trellised hillsides in Bordeaux along the Rhône River, experience the real France on a luxury Scenic river cruise. Savor spectacular world-famous gourmet fare and learn how to prepare some of them yourself on a memorable voyage.