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Bordeaux to Europe - River Cruise AmaWaterways AmaDolce Cruise Reviews

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ATLnexttrip
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I saw an add for an October sailing of the Bordeaux Wine Region and booked the October cruise from the city of Bordeaux. It was a great value, especially since daily excursion options were offered and included in the cost, as well as free flowing wine/beer at lunch dinner, plus a daily happy hour! After many ocean cruises from US to Caribbean, Alaska, and in Europe, this was our first river ...
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Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback – it is truly appreciated. We take pride in providing the best service for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back on board again in...

Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


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First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We chose the the Taste of Bordeaux trip with AmaWaterways after significant due diligence on numerous websites, including many you tube accounts by Travel Advisors and non-travel advisors. I had originally zeroed in on another company for the same cruise due to their truly "all inclusive" policy, i.e. tips, 24 hour premium drinks, etc. In this particular case, I could not find availability on ...
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Hello! Thank you for your kind words and positive feedback! We’re so happy to hear that you received such excellent service while sailing with us and that everything was to your liking during...

Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Suite with French Balcony


Very attentive staff, great exercise options but food disappointing

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Irenan
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We choose this cruise for the destination, Bordeaux. As such, the cruise met our expectations and then some. There were also many daily exercise options including long bicycle rides which we enjoyed. The staff was solicitous, friendly and professional. The cruise was kept clean and COVID special protocols were in place. The food was the big disappointment. From the appetizers which were ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Fabulous cruise through Bordeaux region

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Minnesota Jan
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our third cruise with Ama. As always, service was outstanding, food was delicious, and the daily excursions were interesting and very informative. We visited several wineries and learned a lot about viticulture. AmaDolce is a lovely ship with room for 138 passengers. Ship is well appointed, very comfortable and impeccably clean. Staff extremely helpful. Ama has added a free drink ...
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Dear Minnesota Jan, We want to thank you for your loyal support over the years and for taking the time to share your most recent experience with us. We will be sure to share your message...

Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Great Service, Great Food & Great Ports

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thoeffken1016
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

My husband and I went to France for my 50th birthday. We spent a week prior to the AMA cruise in Paris, Reims and Bordeaux. Boarded the boat in Bordeaux and spent an amazing week with the crew and guests of the AMADolce. If you want to relax or be active, AMA accommodates. We road bikes in several ports with a guide along with wine tasting. On the last day we went on our own riding excursion with ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Disappointing cruise; great post cruise

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committedcruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

i called ama 3x to book a back to back cruise w/ Normandy and Bordeau. at no time was i told this was a wine themed cruise nor that it was also a cooking cruise. Joann who has a show on PBS invited 40 0f her customers so instead of enrichment lectures we had cooking demos. boring. i was on the wrong cruise. i usually cruise w/ uniworld, therefore, i am used to exceptional service, but ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Single Stateroom


A Taste of Bordeaux for a Wine Fan

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jgawne
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

Taste of Bordeaux – AMA Waterways AMA Dolce – May 3-10, 2018 We had an opportunity to take our second European river cruise aboard AMA Waterways Taste of Bordeaux itinerary onboard AMA Dolce. This is a roundtrip sailing from Bordeaux, France through the Bordeaux wine region. Differing from the many other 7 day river or ocean cruises we have been on, this one was a Thursday to Thursday ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Stateroom


Best Cruise Ship

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1toppump
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We just finished a cruise on Ama Dolce in the Bordeaux region and we could not have been happier. We have been on one other River Cruise boat and although it was very nice Ama made us feel more like family and the food was far superior. Although it would have been nice to have rooms with balcony's ( the slider opened up but the room did not extend into a balcony) there was sufficient room ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


River cruises that don't cruise very much.

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mrsdoright
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We took our first river cruise on the AmaDolce Bordeaux cruise. I should have checked the amount of cruising because there was very little scenic cruising on this route. To me, this river cruise is just assisted living on a ship. Your meals are prepared for you at specific times and you go on excursions on large buses. We're not quite at that age, yet. If you like river cruises, then I would ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


Only one reason for average, food handling

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nurseanne1
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We were on a wine cruise. The ship is lovely, the staff fabulous. We enjoyed the cities and tours we took of wineries and sites. The cruise director Chris was very good. I generally enjoyed the food but after a few days the food started to taste the same. My last meal of a white fish and risotto was not very good at all. My biggest issue, food handling. I was surprised upon arrival on the ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Stateroom with French Balcony


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