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Scenic Emerald, launched in 2009, is one of Scenic's popular “space ships.” If you're an American, you might wonder why you've never heard of this luxury river line. It's because its Australian parent ...
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Peter L M
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise largely based on the advertising. It is promoted heavily as a 'couples' environment ... lots of shots of couple dining alone, cycling alone, in their cabin with their butler. This is not really the case. There are 160 ... Read more
albie81
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Our first river cruise after being on many luxury ocean cruises was a bit of a disappointment. This cruise was advertised as an all inclusive luxury cruise. Unfortunately it started badly. We had stayed one night before the start of the ... Read more
Dr R I (Bob) Tricker
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
The cruise Having done six sea cruises in various parts of the world, this was our first river cruise. We cruised on the ‘Scenic Emerald’ for 13 nights, on the Soane and the Rhone from Chalon sur Soane, throughTornus, ... Read more
rivercruisedreamer
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2014
Scenic Emerald – South of France July 14th 2014 Cruise Review We arrived in Paris after a long delay in Singapore so were pretty ratty and ready for a rest. Thankfully, our luggage wasn’t lost, we passed through immigration ... Read more
cruiseurope
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We travelled from Ebbsfleet to Dijon by Eurostar and TGV in five and a half hours with Scenic waiting to collect us at Dijon station. Embarkation was completed very quickly as the majority of the passengers (mainly Australian) had stayed ... Read more
shippa241
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our second scenic cruise, the first being the Budapest to Amsterdam. Once again Scenic was fantastic, but a word of advice. If you are going on the South of France cruise do not expect a lot of cruising with scenic views as you ... Read more
Bushycomm
Member Since 2013
1 review
32 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Scenic provided all travel to and from Sydney to Paris and return from Nice to Sydney via London. Arrived at CDG Airport and met by the scenic rep to be transported to the Marriott Hotel, where our very comfortable rooms were ready for us ... Read more
newfirsttimer
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
938 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As background, this was our 3rd river cruise having done Prague to Paris with AMA and Amsterdam to Budapest with Scenic. While Scenic prices are on the higher end when first viewed, we wanted a totally all inclusive, we don't have to worry ... Read more
7seven
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
July 14, 2013 Saone and Rhone River cruise with Scenic Tours, 14 days We were not familiar with Scenic Tours but booked their Rhone river cruise because of the itinerary. It seemed very expensive, but it is an all-inclusive, so tips, ... Read more
alfieonthebeach
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My husband and I booked our once in a lifetime cruise which ended up an extremely disappointing and expensive bus trip. The rivers were high on the Rhone and we couldn't sail underneath the bridges. The previous two trips had been ... Read more
advidcruiser
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband & I are avid cruises, and have been on many cruises prior to the Scenic Rhine & Rhone river cruise, and we believe that if you are told to expect 5 Star and pay a lot of money for 5 Star that is what you should receive. ... Read more
newfirsttimer
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
938 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2012
Pre Cruise: We flew KLM to Amsterdam and stayed 3 extra nights at the Hilton by Doubletree, booked on our own not through the cruise line. KLM was by far the best economy carrier we have used to Europe from Toronto. We took the train ... Read more
trudlz
Member Since 2011
1 review
128 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2012
My friend and I left Perth Western Australia, Flying Singapore Airlines Via Singapore. From there we flew to Frankfurt, long flight!!! from Frankfurt we boarded another Plane to Budapest, here we were met by the Scenic tours Rep. With ... Read more
teemsum
Member Since 2002
15 reviews
320 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 2nd river cruise. I chose Scenic because I wanted to sit out on the balcony & the staterooms were spacious at 205 sq ft. They describe themselves as All-Inclusive 5* Luxury cruising. We flew from Vancouver to Amsterdam ... Read more

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