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11 Bordeaux First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Arib918 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Available Wines


Everything on the cruise was higher than what was expected. All the wines served were well above average. The only negative comment I have to say is I tried to contact Viking to find out if they could help me ...
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Sail Date November 2015

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Introduction to River Cruising

This was our first cruise of any kind. The staff was exemplary and the service outstanding. The variety and quality of the food was truly unexpected. This was not buffet food, but fine restaurant preparations and ...
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Sail Date November 2015

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lots of Bordeaux!

This itinerary - sailing from Bordeaux to Bordeaux - isn't much of a cruise. BUT, it's a lot of fun and very informative. Definitely focused on wine - which is what we wanted. The smaller towns we visited were very ...
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Sail Date October 2015

IzzyEdmonton avatar


1 Review Written

Top Notch Service and Accommodations

We have travelled extensively throughout the world and had been on many cruises but this was our first river cruise. We were most impressed by the top notch service from every member of the crew on the ship. From ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes


This was our first RIVER cruise and we really didn't cruise. The scenery when we did cruise was rather ugly on both banks of the river and the river was a muddy brown which is no fault of Viking but I wish I had ...
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Sail Date September 2015

kjuncelt avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Outstanding; Exceeded Every Expectation

This was our first Uniworld and riverboat cruise. We are not big fans of cruises, but this was suggested by our travel agent - so we decided to give it a try. We flew into CDG and spent the night - taking the ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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H and D

1 Review Written

First But Not Last

Since this was our first River Cruise, I was not sure what to expect. I did not have to worry. We had a problem at the airport that was mainly a lack of communication with the airline. The crew of the ...
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Sail Date April 2015

Morgan52 avatar


1 Review Written

Excellent Cruise on Viking Forseti, But With Limited Cruising

Positives. Vessel above average for facilities on a smallish boat. Food excellent, with a wide choice. Crew well above average, friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. cabin tight but clean and ...
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Sail Date April 2015

ganski avatar


4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Viking Forseti Bordeaux River Cruise

This was an outstanding river cruise that featured all he best in river cruising. relaxing river cruising during the day, very good regional food with a dinner at a French Chateaux, tours of wineries plus various ...
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Sail Date August 2015

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking Forseti Very Good but Superficial Travel, and Never Again

This cruise was about the best that can be done for a package tour for 190 people. And there you have it--why it was very good and why I'll never do anything like it again. Having visited 56 countries, some ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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1 Review Written

A Magical Time near Bordeaux

This was my first cruise ever, and I wasn't sure I would really like it. But this Viking cruise was just wonderful, and I became a convert to Viking cruises. The Forseti is a perfect size ship, where we got to ...
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Sail Date April 2015

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