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Two things you can expect while cruising through France are good food and fine wine

Indeed, it may not be entirely coincidental that the Rhone and Saone meet in Lyon, the country’s gastronomic capital.

However, the most famous French waterway is the Seine, a slow-flowing river 486 miles long which rises at Dijon near the Swiss Alps and flows through Paris and into the English Channel. Cruising the Seine and the lesser-known Oise will reveal a host of captivating French landscapes, historic chateaux and riverside towns.

Discover for yourself why these waters inspired the French Impressionists and, needless to say, a French river cruise through Paris at night is nothing short of magical.

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