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Bordeaux Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Bordeaux

Traveler rating

Excellent

18

Very Good

4

Average

2

Poor

2

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

59

Senior Cruises

45

Romantic Cruises

44

Group and Theme Cruises

26

River Cruises

24

26 Bordeaux Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


searcher630 avatar

searcher630

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent alternative for Cruising Vacation

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Chose this cruise for (1) all inclusive and no nickel and diming us; (2) biking excursions to offset the awesome French food, and (3) size of ship with 174 passengers. A+ on all 3 reasons for going with ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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cessig

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wine country cruise

Loved the boat and got to experience Paris for 4 days post cruise. Visiting the different wineries was awesome. We came as a group of 3 couples. We were all celebrating anniversaries. The staff was not only great, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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GigiShurb

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

River Cruising Perfection!

This was our first river cruise, and we chose Viking because of their excellent reputation. Cruise representatives were waiting for us at the airport and were expeditious in helping us get to the buses for ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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committedcruiser

18 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise; great post cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Marjorie J. Douglas

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beware of Viking Cruise Line

I chose this trip because I had traveled with Viking twice before and had two wonderful trips - both were top of the line. Not this one. We were told that Viking now has 58 ships and is building two more. With a ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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1toppump

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise Ship

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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fickle fox

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceeded Expectations

I was invited by a friend to go on this river cruise and was a bit nervous as I suffer from motion sickness. The good news.......no motion sickness and it was an amazing experience. I would have to say the ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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GLH77

1 Review Written

An amazing time

The crew were amazing. They looked after everything you needed and went well beyond what was expected. The wines served at dinner were very good and they were not cheap with the pours which ran well after dinner was ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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lotsof travel

1 Review Written

Fun trip, very relaxing

We are experienced travelers and generally make all of our own arrangements when traveling overseas. Because I suffer from motion sickness, we have never been on a cruise. The Bordeaux cruise took us to a part of ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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newtocruisin1616

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I fell in love with Bordeaux and AmaWaterways.

Chose to sail with AmaWaterways as they are one of the few cruise lines that sail in France's Bordeaux region. This was my first river cruise and every expectation was exceeded tenfold. This itinerary is ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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btegelberg

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Castle tour incl. wonderful lunch. Loved doing the bicycle tour.

Beautiful ship. Mostly everything planned very well. Staff courteous and helpful. Food & bar service excellent. Tours interesting and informative. Both guides & bus drivers very competent. Disembarkation however ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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MJ49

1 Review Written

Have luggage, will travel.

I have travelled with Viking before and am impressed with their service. I had the unfortunate experience of damaged luggage when I arrived for the tour and needed to purchase new luggage so I could return home. The ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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bdfain

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux to Bordeaux River Cruise and Wine Tour

We chose this cruise and company based on recommendations of friends and the iitinerary of the trip. The trip and experience were marvelous and i would highly reccommend it . The ship holds a maximum of 146 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Tiger16

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Superb European River Cruise

Am single & never entertained the idea of cruising as I didn't want to be stuck on a huge boat for days on end but friends were going on this 8-day (small ship) Grand Bordeaux River Cruise with APT and needed even ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Gadfly19

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruise tour offers fine wines, chateaux and history

We had enjoyed AMA's Porto cruise, so this was a natural next choice. Our cruse tour was organizd by AMA and included 7 nights on the Amacello, followed by the Loire vally and return to Paris.The cruise was A1 from ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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LauraLinn

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The Best Wines of Bordeaux

We are avid wine enthusiasts and collectors and Bordeaux wine is our favorite. So we were very excited to be able to taste wine right in Bordeaux. I will never drink a Saint Emillion again without thinking about ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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France16

1 Review Written

Fabulous!

The theme was Chateaux, Rivers, and Wine, and this is the cruise my husband chose. We cannot say enough nice things about our experience. Attention to detail was impeccable. The food was incredible. Dining staff ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Yellow Diver

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux River Cruise with Excursions to Grand Cru Vineyards

We were on the Scenic Diamond ship that travelled on the Garonne, Gironde, and Dordogne Rivers for 10 days starting April 16. It was the trip of a lifetime! The Scenic ship and staff were terrific. The ship ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Perlajane

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Distance be darned!

No need to cover much ground when sailing around the Bordeaux region offers such loveliness. The things we appreciated: the amazing organization and attention to detail. The large dinner tables, which ensured ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Philmo

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Luxury Uniworld Bordeaux River Cruise

I'd camped a few times around the Bordeaux wine region back in the '70's so when I was offered the perspective as seen by the other half, I jumped at the chance! We were picked up from home, just four of us in all, ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Galla

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

An Amazing Experience; Five Star Plus All the Way

River Royale – Uniworld Bordeaux River Cruise Just completed our first cruise with Uniworld, a week long river cruise that can only be described as a truly magnificent experience. The entire cruise from end to ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Eddie-Annie

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Just Amazing

Just back from our first river cruise on the Uniworld River Royale in France , sailing from Bordeaux on the Dordogne and Garonne river . Visiting many famous Chateaus and tasting wonderful French wine example: ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Seniortravellers

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

New Boat, Poor Quality Food

I got off the Coisieurope boat two days ago. Staff was very pleasant and helpful. Jerome, purser, and Golo spoke English well enough that we generally understood each other. All staff worked very hard and usually ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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nurseanne1

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Only one reason for average, food handling

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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RBSOffice

1 Review Written

Best Possible Introduction

This was our introduction to Viking River Cruises; It will not be our last. We traveled with another couple and our experience was outstanding and will leave us with memories far into the future. Our cabin was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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