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Bordeaux River Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Bordeaux

Traveler rating

Excellent

16

Very Good

5

Average

2

Poor

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

59

Senior Cruises

45

Romantic Cruises

44

Group and Theme Cruises

26

River Cruises

24

24 Bordeaux River Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Ah_cruises

2 Reviews Written

Cruising the Aquitaine in Style

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Cruising the rivers of Bordeaux Region (the Garonne, Gironde and Dordogne) in April was wine-soaked and wonderful. As expected, the Viking longships are among the best for river cruising, providing comfortable ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Rodney4246

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Bordeaux Cruise

My wife and I have now completed four river cruises with Scenic and yet again we have not been disappointed, it was excellent. The cabin was clean and tidy at all times by the housing keeping service, the butler ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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kilkelly8

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Chateaux, Rivers & Wine

Price & itinerary and our availability to travel with our good friends. Also, have cruised with Viking before and knew of the high standard. This was our 3rd cruise with the same friends and really enjoyed it. The ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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ghayami

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great wines

The Quality of service and the food was excellent. However, we would recommend that meals be prepared with lower sodium. Some of us are on low sodium diet for health reason. This was not too much of a problem due ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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dpamp

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First time with Viking

My wife and I cruised on the second to last sailing of the season for the Viking Forseti. It was our first Viking river cruise(Uniworld previously) and was a pleasant experience, especially since the weather ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Pug Traveler

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Program Director Lorin Sets a High Bar

On whole, the trip met our expectations and we will most likely take a future river cruise with Viking, but there were some quirks that folks should understand if they are not familiar with Bordeaux or if they are ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Bike hog

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship experience and excursions.

We came for the wine region and were blown away by the food on-board the ship. It was unexpectedly terrific. The wine list wines were inexpensive if you want to upgrade for a special bottle, particularly if you ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Kernalk

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

New Insights in Bordeaux from AMAWaterWays

This is our second AMAWaterWays cruise and we were again rewarded with a thoroughly enjoyable river cruise. The Amadolce cabin was spotless and in excellent condition as were the public areas. The crew with Captain ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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leftygolfer

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Time River Cruise - Won't be our last

Great time. Ship and Staff was first class. Lorin, the Program Director does a great job. All of the excursions were very well done. All of our tour guides were excellent and spoke very good English. Getting on ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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heather1873

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bordeaux Wine and Holiday Markets Cruise

I was interested in a holiday markets cruise, and as I booked a little later in the year, this was one of the options still available. I definitely didn't feel like I had settled though as the cruise was amazing! ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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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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skburke

1 Review Written

Want to feel like royalty? Cruise Viking.

The staff was the greatest. They would answer any request with 'of course'. Whatever you wanted was delivered. Every effort was made to guarantee your trip was perfect. The food was unique to the region but you ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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bobbyleethebuilder

1 Review Written

Chateaux and Wine Country cruise

The cruise lived up to the description in the literature we received. Service on board was excellent as was the food. The excursions were quite good and two of the excursions were excellent. In particular we ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Nalla

7 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux in Springtime

I sailed in late April through the beginning of May on the Gironde River with Road Scholar. We embarked in Bordeaux in the evening and it went smoothly; the crew took our bags to our rooms right away. My previous ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Tweskard

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The citadel at Blaye in a gale and the Gulf of Arcachon in sunshine

Bordeaux is a beautiful city;we had been there before but enjoyed exploring more of it. It has the elegance of Paris without the traffic. Viking Forseti is a very comfortable boat with first class service. ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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pasta mama

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent First time River Cruise on Viking Forseti

This Chateaux and Wine Country cruise on the Viking Forseti during the week of Christmas was one of the best gifts we've ever received. We traveled with our family group of 8. A "Viking" met us at the Bordeaux ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Perlajane

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux was relaxing and historic

We chose the Bordeaux cruise because most of the other European River Cruises were sold out by the time we decided to go (rather last minute, I'm afraid). We liked the idea of Bordeaux because we enjoy fine wines ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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boomerone

23 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

An OK river cruise overshadowed by previous Viking experiences

This was our 8th Viking River Cruises river experience. If the "Chateaux, Rivers, and Wine" itinerary had been our first Viking river experience we might have come away unimpressed, disappointed, and perhaps not ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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2happyseniors

1 Review Written

Bordeau wine and vineyards

Even though water levels did not allow us to sail to a couple of the ports (some passengers called our attention to the fact of being able to see town of Bordeau with binoculars always in the distance), the captain ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Christieiowa

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Wonderful

Previously, we cruised with Viking three times. Each time we enjoyed every facet of the cruise immensely. The Forseti was just what we anticipated it would be: clean, with an excellent staff; very comfortable and ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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ganski

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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beanpittsburgh

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Everything we expected

We had a great time on our Viking Bordeaux cruise. We knew going in that it was mostly a floating hotel but we choose this cruise for the wine and itinerary and we were not disappointed. It cracks me up to hear ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Ann elli

1 Review Written

Simple luxury cruising.

Simple Luxury Cruising, those three words sums it all up when you take a Viking cruise. As you step into the ship on your first day, the pampering begins. I cruised with them on the Danube and the Bordeaux ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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LadyDeeDee

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

I feel as though this was false advertising

This is not a river cruise. The ship is used as your hotel and you are bused practically everything. It is also not a Wine Tour. In 7 days there were 3 wine tastings. The first one at Chateaux Lalond was excellent ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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