Enjoy the ultimate France river cruise experience on board the luxury Scenic Gem.


Scenic Gem sails the historic Seine River in Northern France and has the unique ability to sail to the port commune of Honfleur thanks to a special design and the latest cutting-edge technologies. With the same space ratio as our luxurious European Scenic Space-Ships, but for just 128 guests, Scenic Gem is the most spacious ship on the Seine.

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From dégustations to fine dining to a relaxed café style meal. Highlight evenings or unwinding with new friends. There’s a venue and a menu to suit every occasion.

Diverse and delicious food experiences are one of the highlights of your Scenic tour. From your first coffee of the day to that last relaxing nightcap, from your mini-bar or late night room service, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Scenic’s chefs draw inspiration from the regions you travel through so all our food is seasonal and regional as well as freshly prepared and delicious. And what would food be without just the right drink to go with it? Choose French Champagne, regional wines selected by our sommelier or a local beer at all of our dining venues.

All food and beverages are included in the price of your cruise (with the exception of top shelf whiskies), so you won’t need to worry about making the most of everything that’s on offer.

  • Room service to all suites

  • Mini-bar fully restocked daily, including snacks

  • Late night menu for night owls

  • Bottled water for all onshore excursions and chef prepared picnics available

  • Scenic Sundowners offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy canapés and a favourite drink in many beautiful locations across Europe



Joining you on your journey will be The Globe’s CEO and Publisher, Phillip Crawley and Editor-in-Chief, David Walmsley who will take on hosting duties for five days each. Contributor and Food Writer, Tara O’Brady, and Columnist and Wine Writer, Beppi Crosariol, will ensure you’re well fed and imbibed along the way.

Plus we’re bringing the newsroom on board, with morning Insider Breakfasts and afternoon Globe Forums and Talks, where some of The Globe’s most lauded journalists will give you a behind the scenes look at the making of the news, while offering their knowledge and insight on news, politics, business, wine, cuisine and history, along the way.



Our spacious main restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Award-winning chefs prepare buffet and á la carte menus, while regional wines are hand picked by our sommelier.

  • Four-course dinner

  • Open seating with tables from 2 to 8

  • Wide range of cuisine from local specialties to a Seafood Gala evening

  • Buffet and á la carte menus available daily

  • In-room dining served by a butler



Available on board our Scenic Space-Ships in France, L'Amour boasts the best vantage point at the front of the ship showcasing sumptuous regional specialities from the freshest local produce.

  • Authentic Italian, French or Portuguese dining

  • A maximum of 32 guests an evening

  • All guests will dine here at least once during their cruise

  • Five-course menu featuring regional specialties paired with local wines from the region’s best wineries

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows to enjoy the view as you dine

River Café


The River Café provides you with a wonderful range of complimentary delicious light meals, snacks and refreshments that you can take anywhere at any time.

  • Open from early in the morning until late afternoon

  • Casual and flexible dining options to suit your schedule

  • Offers full service and mouth-watering buffet style food

  • A great meeting spot, open for all day grazing and socializing

  • Gelato bar, light snacks, healthy options, tasty treats



This intimate affair is the ultimate treat for your palate.

Diamond Deck guests are invited, by our Executive Chef, to join Table La Rive for an evening of sumptuous dégustation.

  • Exclusive dining for Diamond Deck passengers

  • Six-course dégustation menu with sommelier paired wines

  • Intimate dining for only 10 guests per evening