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AmaWaterways AmaLyra Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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49 reviews
Scenic cruise in Paris after the river cruise.... provider suggested by our
Street market in Paris before the cruise.....
Les Andelys..... active walk to the ruins....
Malmaison....... favorite tour guide of the trip! SO GOOD!
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4.6
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River Cruise on the Seine
"This is our 9th time river cruising with Ama Waterways and once again tour experience was exceptional. Our cruise included a pre-stay in Paris and the a seven day cruise to the Normandy coast and back. Timing of..."Read More
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River Cruise on the Seine

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johngatfield
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is our 9th time river cruising with Ama Waterways and once again tour experience was exceptional. Our cruise included a pre-stay in Paris and the a seven day cruise to the Normandy coast and back. Timing of all departures and excursions was outstanding and transportation, when required, was with Ama Waterways own buses which were clean and comfortable. The ship (AmaLyra) is not one of ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Our experience was outstanding

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BuckyGator
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

My wife, 12 y/o granddaughter and I had a trip of a lifetime on the AmaLyra last month. The planning and execution by AmaLyra staff throughout the cruise experience was exemplary. Their transfer services were well worth the money. During our arrival at CDG Paris we were met by AmaLyra reps and driver and proceeded easily to our transportation. Vehicle we rode in was very comfortable. ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony

Traveled with children


First Class River Cruise Experience

Review for AmaLyra to Europe - River Cruise

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kevmcflip
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose AmaLyra since the headquarters is local, based in Calabasas. We want to try local businesses in the area. It also has a very good reputation. We were 100% satisfied with the experience. We had taken a Rhine River cruise before through Amadeus. What a big difference!!! All excursions with AmaLyra were included with the price. Wifi and water bottles were also included. They also ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


FABULOUS trip with a wonderful crew and good friends....

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wildcatginny
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My friend and I wanted to encourage our husbands to enjoy the Normandy area and we wanted to see parts of France, including Paris.... this trip fit the bill.... We had done our own exploration of Normandy for several days before the cruise and were very glad that we did.... I think a 1 day 10 hour excursion cannot capture the magnitude of what is available in that region for history lovers..... ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


A++ in every possible way. Truly outstanding.

Review for AmaLyra to Europe - River Cruise

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prestonbealle
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

First river cruise and we have always wanted to see the Normandy beaches and cemeteries, so this was chosen. I had always heard of Viking from numerous TV commercials but a travel agent reco'd AMA as an upgrade, and it certainly was. The ship is 10 years old, but stunning, as if it was manufactured yesterday. Every inch of paint is flawless and gleaming, the furniture looks new, and there is not ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Wine theme cruise

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committedcruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose Amawaterways because of their solo cabins w/ a french balcony. I removed a star because this was a wine themed cruise and i spoke w/ ama 3x and the reps did not mention this. i do not drink, therefore, i did not attend the 3 enrichment lectures all focused on wine. there was also a wine pairing dinner lost on me. in addition, most shore excursions ended in wine tasting. the last day ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Single Stateroom


Poor quality, poor service

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kenburke
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We thought for the price it would be an upmarket cruise, having previously done a cruise with Viking who were terrific and thought APT would be the same. The service in the dining room consists of getting your own coffee, trying to hunt up somebody who will get you a wine, the Hotel manager was totally out of her depth, the staff ran the place.Some of the excursions were excellent but a number ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Excellence throughout.

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derek878
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we have been with AMA waterways before. We had a poor hotel experience in Paris before this cruise (I must emphasise here that this was an hotel of our choice and absolutely nothing to do with AMA) and so we needed an uplift. We were not disappointed. From the moment we boarded we found a very warm welcome. Everybody from the captain down was very friendly and ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


AMA Waterways...truly AMAzing! They will look after you!

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PatriciaandJohn
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

After a lot of research, we chose this cruise Paris/Normandy, with this company, for the best itinerary, value, and guest reviews. Also because they offered a Canadian tour to the Normandy beaches . And we are so thankful we chose AMA! We were welcomed at the airport, handed over to our driver, and whisked away to the AmaLyra, where we were met with the warmest greetings by the crew. I knew ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Paris to Normandy loop

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dd58
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Our trip with AMA Waterways went very well from start to finish. The staff was outstanding and went out of their way to assist us with our every need. The bus excursions and in town tours were well organized. The guides for each tour were well informed and each tour added to our adventure. Having the voice boxes on the tours was great. (Just a reminder, spare voice boxes and earphones should ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


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