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Scenic Sapphire, launched in 2008, 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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tomartos
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Arranged our own flights to Nice. Spent a night in Nice before joining the tour. Lovely city worth the visit. The Bordeaux cruises were booked for that time of year so chose the Rhone as the option. The cruise was great staff ... Read more
Hunt1530
Member Since 2012
7 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We are a party of two that sailed on the Scenic Sapphire from 27 June to 4 July 2016, our second time taking a European river cruise with Scenic. Starting at Tarascon in southern France, the cruise went up the Rhone to Lyon, then to ... Read more
Jules1942
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I had been on a cruise through Normandy to the English Channel (La Manche) and had planned to continue cruising down from Chalon sur Saone to Nice. We spent a night in Paris at the wonderful Hotel Scribe and were expecting ... Read more
Roynat
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My husband and I and another couple just returned from a cruise from Chalone sur Saone to Nice on the Sapphire. This was our first on Scenic but we had cruised with Viking once. This was our friends first river cruise. Due to the high ... Read more
tricorn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
We chose this cruise to coincide with our 50th wedding anniversary and I requested at the time of booking that flowers and champagne be provided on our anniversary date. I also confirmed this with the cruise director on embarkation. It ... Read more
Dr Dicko
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Our first sight of Scenic Sapphire was of an impressively sized modern river cruiser moored up at Le Quay de Messeries in Chalon sur Saone , central France on the River Saone. With the afternoon sun reflecting off the glass and polished ... Read more
MDF7
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Our first and last river cruise with Scenic. I totally agree with the poor review on this website. Our cruise was supposed to be a gastronomique and wine cruise in France. Well the classical French dishes were nowhere to be seen let alone ... Read more
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A Ray
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back from a really wonderful cruise on Scenic Sapphire, Nuremburg to Budapest. First river cruise we've done after several ocean cruises. I think we like river cruising better. Our time on this cruise was really outstanding. The ... Read more
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Kacey154
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Just home from a fabulous cruise on Scenic's beautifully appointed Sapphire which included a 3 day land tour in Prague at the beginning of the trip. This enabled us to get ourselves somewhat acclimatized to the 8 hour time difference from ... Read more
mahamelb
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
This was our second Scenic River cruise, last time we did Amsterdam to Budapest in 2009 I enjoyed it then but Scenic have really raised the bar. This time we sailed from Budapest to Amsterdam and because of the different timings and ... Read more
alexandra cruiser
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
3,539 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my first cruise on Scenic River cruises,and won t be my last.Have already booked another for next May.The ship,food,staff,cabins,etc.all great,would rate 4 to 4 1/2 stars.I m just picky about some details,so not 5 star(very ... Read more
lxp9
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
We were promised exceptional service and food, but believe me, what we got was not even average! The menu was never explained, so many people never knew you could order special items for breakfast. Food was cold, and looked pre-cooked. ... Read more
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cruiseryyc
Member Since 2001
1 review
2,415 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just home from eight great days touring with Scenic Tours along the Rhine River. As a seasoned ocean cruiser I was looking forward to seeing what river cruising had to offer and I was not disappoiinted. After reading some less than stellar ... Read more
Sailer217
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our trip on the Scenic Sapphire was great, it totally surpassed our expectations. The ship is beautiful, with very comfortable accommodations. The crew was very friendly and very professional. Captain Costel did a great of job of ... Read more

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