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Bordeaux to Europe - River Cruise Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Europe River
Bordeaux

Traveler rating

Excellent

25

Very Good

6

Average

2

Poor

2

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

50

Senior Cruises

36

Romantic Cruises

35

Group and Theme Cruises

26

River Cruises

16

36 Bordeaux to Europe - River Cruise Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


cfugle avatar

cfugle

1 Review Written

More than I thought it would be.

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Our first river cruise and headed into it blindly. One can research cabin sizes, services, costs as much as they like but in the end how did our complete package do? Rather well indeed. At 54 and 65 we were close to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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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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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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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Forseti2017

1 Review Written

Exceptional Chocolate, Staff and New Friends!

My first ever river cruise was exceptional! I have been on ocean cruises, but after being on the Forseti, I will never go back. The Viking Staff that met us at the airport was kind, very understanding that most of ...
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Sail Date November 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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None716

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Bordeaux

This was a spectacular cruise. The ship was beautiful and the staff could not have been nicer or more accommodating. The food was especially delicious and reflected the french countryside where we sailed. The same ...
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Sail Date August 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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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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coyleruth

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Warm & Welcoming

This was our third sailing with Scenic and they just keep getting better. We took the 12 day package "Breathtaking Bordeaux", and arrived in Paris and took the Fast Train to Bordeaux the following morning. As ...
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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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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


diamond122 avatar

diamond122

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bad Bad Bad and not statisfied

This was a bored cruise. 7 days cruise and we was 4 days in Bordeaux. This was just hotel near to Passenger terminal. I will not suggest nobody to to book this cruise or to use Viking River Cruises as company as ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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lockedd

1 Review Written

Relaxed and spoilt

Bordeaux River Cruise with Scenic Another fabulous cruise with Scenic. Met every expectation - beautiful boat, cabin, meals and service. Dining as usual was such a treat - loved missing breakfast and having a ...
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Sail Date September 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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lindatabas@gmail.com

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux to Bordeaux

The NY Times did a review of the top places to see in 2016 and #2 was Bordeaux. We wanted to try our first river cruise and were recommended to Uniworld. We just got home today after experiencing a wonderful week ...
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Sail Date September 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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sgardenour

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very low key and laid back cruise.

Thought this would be good for our first Viking cruise. We wanted a more laid back experience and smaller boat. We had a great time, and can't wait to go on another Viking River Cruise. The crew was great, always ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Arib918

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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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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everpmsi

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux; Great Friends and Great Trip!

We traveled to Bordeaux not knowing anyone on the trip, and just so happened to meet a couple and their friend waiting for the connecting flight from Amsterdam to Bordeaux. As it turned out, we sat with the same ...
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Sail Date March 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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IzzyEdmonton

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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