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Bordeaux Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Bordeaux

Traveler rating

Excellent

36

Very Good

4

Average

3

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

59

Senior Cruises

45

Romantic Cruises

44

Group and Theme Cruises

26

River Cruises

24

44 Bordeaux Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


Rit Southam avatar

Rit Southam

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience

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As an all inclusive cruise we liked knowing what we paid up front was the bottom line, no hidden extras. We have travelled with Scenic before so not a difficult decision. Lovely comfortable beds light airy and clean ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Cruisehill

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux region wine experience

Arrived in Bordeaux 3 days before cruise and explored thoroughly. Great B&B (La Maison Fernand) above Place Fernand Lafague - very close to restaurants and Rue Saint-Catherine boutique shops. Scenic Diamond was a ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Tlsams

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Anniversary

This was our 30 year anniversary celebration so we decided to take the cruise. My wife had never been to France and I really wanted to have a memorable celebration. This cruise provided an intimate setting, great ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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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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michaeldannan

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not a lot of cruising--more wine tasting

This cruise was taken with the intent of visiting wineries. If someone is interested in "cruising", then this is not their cruise. There was a little too much emphasis on the city of Bordeaux, a total of 2 1/2 ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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charles_knouse

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent way to see the French wine region

My wife and I planned a vacation to France for our 35th anniversary. We wanted to spend a week in Paris and a week in the French countryside, but we didn't want to take a bus tour where we would be checking into and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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thumphrey6

1 Review Written

Wine, Wine, Wine

What a fun, relaxing cruise and if you love wine, this is the cruise for you! Wine tours, wine tastings and wine pairings. Mimosas in the morning, wine for lunch and dinner, sauternes and port for dessert. We ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Michy17

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux River Cruise - Perfect for Foodies & Fine Wine Connoisseurs alike

Fabulous cruise with delicious local fresh food and very well presented. Plenty of variation to choose from each day. The red and white French wines were great however when we asked for French Champagne on arrival ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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PYaneff

2 Reviews Written

Wonderful Ship, Service and Food and Winery Visits

Being wine lovers, we wanted to visit Bordeaux, 'the wine capital of the world'. Our trip started with a pre-cruise two night package at the Intercontinential Bordeaux, in an upgraded executive room. The pre-cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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FGC

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun, luxury and all inclusive - wow

Scenic and Bordeaux appealed to us for its luxury, interesting itinerary, wine tours and all-inclusive approach to travel. They delivered on all levels. Our stateroom (Junior Suite) was compact - as you would expect ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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dbreit

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Class Experience

Friends who are regular Viking guests recommended this cruise. The experience was first class from beginning to end. The atmosphere was casual and comfortable on board. The food was excellent and service superb. We ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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mjwindy

1 Review Written

Chateaux, Rivers and Wine

This was our third Viking river cruise, chosen because this is an area we had not previously visited. From our previous Viking cruises we expected quality experiences and services-- we were not disappointed. The ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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twardkc

1 Review Written

Fascinating trip

We chose this trip because it was an area of France that we had never visited, and we do like wine and like to learn about it . We were not disappointed. Relaxing. Informative. Great mix of tours. Great fun. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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sun starved

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

No Regrets, Uniworld Vineyards and Chateaux is top notch!

We had a family event in Europe and I wanted to add a river cruise to our trip. We booked just three months before departure, and my only regret is that I am still not on the ship ! I was very attracted to ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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discerning critic

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

THE DINING OPTIONS LET THE OVERALL EXPERIENCE DOWN

It was 20 years or so since we last took a river cruise. Scenic's reputation, first class ships, advertising and website hyperbole convinced us to travel with them. 'Beautiful Bordeaux' seemed to fit the bill. In ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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philw1776

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Chateaux & Wine Odyssey

We loved the Bordeaux area cruise aboard Viking Forseti. The optional 2 day pre-cruise tour of the Loire valley and chateaus was terrific. Outstanding guide. Meridien hotel in Paris had nice rooms. We walked 100 ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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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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rcochran

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Splendid visit to the best wine and food region of France

We could not have asked for a better experience. Everything about the vessel was top-notch. Our cabin steward called us by name the first time he greeted us. Everything on board was spotless, polished, and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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palo alto dave

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our Bordeaux region Viking River Cruise was fantastic

This was our 6th Viking river cruise and it was perhaps the best so far. The pre cruise 3 days in the Loire Valley set the tone, it was a very pretty venture and we thoroughly enjoyed our leisurely bus trip down ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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The Erskine A team

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wine tasting tour of Bordeaux

From turning up on our first day to leaving in the taxi for the airport, the staff and fellow travelers made our trip a fantastic experience. Captain Danny and his team worked tirelessly to ensure that we had a ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Agnesb

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Scenic Diamond Bordeaux cruise

This was our first cruise, we chose Scenic as it had excellent reviews. They did not disappoint, it was 5* all the way. We had our butler, the cabin was spotless as was the whole ship, the food was excellent, the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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lcraig2

1 Review Written

Wonderful and Fun River Cruise Through the Wine Region of France

We had an excellent experience on the Wine Region River Cruise. We embarked on our river journey on time but had a few delays due to water level being a problem in order to get through some bridges. The ship ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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DonLucia2015

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Abso-freakin-lutely-awesome!!

We heard about Viking through some friends and when the Bordeaux Wine River cruise became available we jumped on the chance. Everything about this cruise was top shelf. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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wharrod

1 Review Written

Viking always provides an excellent experience.

We had one prior Viking River cruise from Paris to Normandy and back, so when we were looking for another River cruise in France this was the perfect combination of history and culinary experience. Viking did an ...
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Sail Date September 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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