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    We are France experts!

    Our professional and passionate team members regularly visit France and know the destination like the palm of their hand.

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    We create tailor-made holidays!

    Whether you are looking for a dose of history and culture, travelling as a family with kids or looking for the perfect holiday to celebrate an occasion in style, we guide, we suggest and we piece together a seamless trip.

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    We work closely with our suppliers to provide exclusive deals and added values along with competitive prices.

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    You will not be affected by exchange rate fluctuations or fees (* some exclusions may apply)

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    We have selected only the very best partners to work with in France, all of which have been working with us for years so you can rest assured you’re receiving the best service.

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Exploring France through its waterway is a unique and fun way to travel. As the leading travel specialist to France, we offer the following cruises in France options: self-drive canal boats, crewed canal barges and river cruises.

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  • Self-drive canal boats in France is the ideal way to discover the charm and mystery of hidden France. You have the freedom to stop whenever and mostly wherever you please. Half the fun on a self drive canal boats is stepping off your boat and cycle around regional France.

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  • Cruising on a boutique hotel barge is a truly luxurious and relaxing way to see France. Everything is taken care of from the moment of arrival, with the crew including a captain, tour guide, house keeper and chef. All France barges include three gourmet meals a day featuring fresh local produce.

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  • France river cruising offers an unparalleled level of convenience with all the comforts of a luxury hotel. For many stops, you will dock right in the heart of a town, only moments from charming squares, magnificent cathedrals and bustling marketplaces.

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Cruising in France

Explore France in a unique and fun way through our cruises. French Travel Connection offers several options including self-drive boats, crewed canal barges and river cruises.

For the self-drive canal boats, you are the captain as you make your way along peaceful canals to discover the charming old towns and villages of France at your own pace. If you are planning to explore France through a self-drive boat, contact our team today so we can help you with your itinerary or the choosing the region which you want to cruise.

Cruising on a crewed canal barge is a more luxurious way to discover France. It allows to travel without the hassle of packing and unpacking. Our crewed canal barging is a fully inclusive experience which includes comfortable accommodation, all gourmet meals, wines, all-day open bar, excursions and fees, use of bicycles and other barge facilities, local transfers and services of an experienced crew.

Discover the beauty of river cruising with an unforgettable journey aboard a boutique ship. Enjoy uninterrupted views to some of France’s most beautiful sights as your six-star floating boutique hotel takes you from one extraordinary destination to the next.

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