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  • Sole ship operated by CDF Croisieres de France
  • Owned by RCCL but caters to French travelers
  • Casually elegant onboard vibe

Bleu de France Overview

By Dan Askin, News Editor
The 37,012-ton, 752-passenger Bleu de France is the sole ship operated by CDF Croisieres de France, a French line, owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.

Onboard, the vibe is one of casual elegance, offering plenty of deck space for sunning, two top-deck swimming pools (one with a retractable roof) and several bars with music and dancing available until dawn. There's also a full-service spa, featuring an indoor saltwater pool that'slocated in bowels of the ship.

The main dining room, Le Flamboyant, features open-seating breakfast and lunch and two supper seatings -- 7:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. -- which are later than one would find on North America ships. There are two options for the dress-down lot: an aft-located buffet and Olive, an open-air venue, located next to the midship pool.

Families are welcome, and there is a designated kids' program, broken down into groups of those 4 to 7 years old, 8 to 11 years old and 12 to 17 years old.

In terms of accommodations, most are insides or oceanivews, and all cabins feature air-conditioning, bathrooms with showers, safes, phones, mini-fridges, TV’s and hair dryers. Outlets are 220v.

The nine suites have additional sitting areas, bathtubs and plasma TV's. Six luxury suites are the only cabins on the ship to feature verandahs.

All drinks, including alcohol, coffee, soda and water, as well as tips, are included in the cruise fare.

Bleu de France Member Reviews

Bleu de France little jhon
We sailed on CDF Horizon from Calais, through the British coast up to Iceland and back. to sum the experience in short: I spoke to my daughter during the cruise and she asked me how is life on the love boat and I told her it resembles more a ... Read more
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Ship Stats
May 2008
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