Renovated and enhanced in 2017, the Scenic Diamond was custom built to navigate the inland waterways of France. The ship is equipped with a range of state-of-the-art amenities and a variety of casual and upscale dining options; and a favorable staff-to-guest ratio ensures the highest level of service. A National Geographic expert and photographer accompany each departure.
CAPACITY: 151 guests in 76 outward-facing suites
OVERALL LENGTH: 445 feet
PUBLIC AREAS: The vessel is outfitted with four decks, including a spacious all-weather sun deck with comfortable lounge furniture for relaxation and al fresco dining. The ship also holds three elegant dining areas as well as indoor bar and lounge areas, all equipped with expansive panoramic windows.
MEALS: Fare served on board is inspired by regional French cuisine. The main dining area offers buffet and à la cart options three times daily, and exquisite multi-course meals with wine pairings are served upon invitation in three intimate dining rooms. The more casual café offers light meals and snacks, and a bar and lounge has a robust menu of wine, beer, and spirits. The ship also holds a cooking emporium staffed by culinary experts who lead hands-on classes and tastings of local specialties.
SUITES: All suites face outwards and are equipped with en suite bathrooms, and most have private balconies that can be converted into all-weather sun lounges. Select suites offer spacious lounge areas and larger bathrooms. All rooms are equipped with high-definition televisions, as well as a complimentary mini-bar and Wi-Fi.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Plunge pool, wellness center, fitness center and rooftop walking track, and gift shop. A National Geographic expert and photographer accompany each voyage.