Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has released its lineup of 2021 France voyages, including two new itineraries focused on the country’s culinary delights.
Scenic two new 11-day French culinary cruises feature gastronomic experiences, including an onboard dinner prepared by Michelin star chef Didier Goiffon and a cooking class at three-star Michelin chef Georges Blanc’s restaurant.
Guests on the Flavours of Bordeaux itinerary spend a one-night pre-cruise stay at the Intercontinental Bordeaux, tour the city of Bordeaux, enjoy after-hours access to the immersive digital art exhibition, Les Bassins de Lumières, indulge in wines and aperitifs, and spend a day exploring the fortified town of Cognac, accompanied by a tasting of Rémy Martin.
As part of the Tastes of Southern France itinerary, guests overnight at Sofitel Bordeaux pre-cruise and tour Lyon before sailing. Along the route, guests join an interactive workshop at the Valrhona Cité du Chocolate museum, take in a classical concert in the Grand Tinel Room of the Palais des Papas, learn about truffle farming, and indulge in some of the best vintages of Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône.
Guests on Scenic’s eight-day Highlights of Normandy & the Seine and 11-day Normandy & Gems of the Seine itineraries cruise directly into the English Channel port of Honfleur – one of few lines that able to dock within the city.
Click here to view Scenic’s “Hidden Wonders of France’s Rivers 2021” brochure.
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