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Bordeaux to Europe - River Cruise Viking Forseti Cruise Reviews

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Enjoying lunch  on the forward deck in Bordeaux.
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Second time around
"The staff are so attentive to our every wants and needs and then some.Deck crew that we would cross paths with were the same, so very friendly and always ready to assist in any way...."Read More
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Excellent Service, wonderful tours, great passengers!

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tenorterrific
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Always heard wonderful things about Viking River Cruises in General, and the Bordeaux cruise put me close to the Dordogne, the section of France I never toured. Unfortunately I caught something on the plane coming over and I had limited energy for the excursions. Nevertheless we did go on some.The tour guides were really good! The food was even better, certainly there was enough! Way more than I ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Second time around

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myguess
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

My wife and I enjoyed this cruise so much four years ago that we decided to go again. Neither of us were disappointed this second time around. From the moment we stepped onboard, it was like coming home. The staff personnel were not the same, but the service and treatment was the same and more. The staff are so attentive to our every wants and needs and then some. I say this with sincerity, ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Harvest Time

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Tilia Cottage
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

I have cruised with Vikings before and I therefore know that their standards of food and service are excellent. This cruise lived up to my expectations - nothing is too much trouble for the crew - they want to please everybody on board. Our suite was always kept clean and tidy. The food and wine were exceptionally good. I had hoped we had picked the correct time to see the Grape Harvest - ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


The Wine Country Bordeaux

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MarilynDan
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I did not like this cruise for one reason, the shortness to each destination and the water was not at all calming. Brown water and the tide rolls which causes the ship to pull away from dock. I liked the ship I liked the service, Viking has impeccable service. I just did not feel the calm which I felt on a previous cruise (longer transit between points) and beautiful river water. I have taken ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Wonderful experience

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Bonnie Crandell
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Our group consisted of eight friends traveling together, and we had a wonderful time. The crew knew our names, they were courteous and efficient; the food and service were beyond compare. In addition to a gourmet menu, the specials each night were so delicious!! Our group all loved wines, and the beverage package far exceeded our expectation for great wine during dinner and after. Not one of ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


The time of our lives!

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NancySBlovestotravel
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We had friends who shared our interest in local wines. Both couples wanted to expand our knowledge of wines in France. This cruise was everything we dreamed of and more. When we booked our room we chose the french balcony - I just had to have an opening to the outside world. I was a bit concerned by the small square footage. We were advised that we would often been busy outside the room, ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


An amazing experience.

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nikpil
10+ Cruises

We chose this cruise originally because of the itinerary. We were meeting our daughter in Bordeaux in order to tour the Dordogne and the Loire Valley. We came with no expectations. Our only prior river cruise was on AMA on the Danube which we loved. This one surpassed our expectations. The food, the service, the tour guides, the special dinner all were amazing. From the time we boarded the ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Loire Valley was lovely - enjoyed each of our stops

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thebedwellgroup
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I'm a solo traveler, and would definitely take this tour again. It's my favorite Viking cruise to date! The Bordeaux region is fabulous - I'd recommend it whether or not you love wine! I'd highly recommend the pre-cruise tour of the Loire Valley. All of the towns and villages throughout the cruise were so enjoyable - picking up a baguette from the local boulangerie and fresh cheeses at the ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Fun time

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Davidandgloria
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Love of France Wine New area Try out Viking We were pleased by all aspects of our hopes for discovery and adventure. Loved this part of France with history, culture, and cuisine. Made new friends on the boat. We decided we wanted to go on more Viking cruises as a result. We liked the opportunity to choose from a variety of excursions each day...even creating some of our ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Wine country cruise

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cessig
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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, but made us feel we had become friends by the end of our week. The drink package was a nice addition to our enjoyment. We liked the fact that our French balcony was just above river ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: French Balcony


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