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Bordeaux to Europe - River Cruise Viking Forseti Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Thursday night at Château Kirwan
We were enjoying dinner and wine
Enjoying a cocktail before dinner at the bar in the lounge.
Enjoying lunch  on the forward deck in Bordeaux.
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Bordeaux wine and chateaux cruise
"The crew on the ship were attentive, the cruise director, Oliver was wonderful and imaginative.We did the Loire valley pre-cruise add-on and that was a very enjoyable and memorable part of the trip...."Read More
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Loved every detail of my trip.

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KMcginn
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

A friend asked if a few friends wanted to join she and her husband on this trip a year ahead of travel time. Being stuck inside with covid we said yes. Every detail was handled by Viking as time led up to the trip. Once on board every detail was thought about and we had a fantastic time. We were not sure if we would like river cruising, but loved every minute. The service was impeccable , the ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Best of the wine country

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CETLEICA
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

If you are a novice at wine or an experienced wine lover, there is something for you on this cruise. From wine and cheese tastings to private tours of vineyards and chateau’s with the wine makers. You learn everything about the wine from the grapes and how it is processed and bottled and marketed, to the soil and Appalachians. And then you get to taste it! And this happens on several excursions! ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Beautiful places, delicious tastes and friends, old and new

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dnagelma
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Going to Bordeaux has always been a dream -- we love wine and also interesting places with historical significance. We've previously been on Viking cruises on the Danube, the Rhone/Soane (in Burgundy) and Porto, Portugal. We have always enjoyed Viking's itineraries, staff, cuisine and shore excursions and this trip was no different. We especially loved that the meals featured local specialties ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Bordeaux wine and chateaux cruise

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WALK4life
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The cities visited, Bordeaux, Tours, Blay, Bourg, St. Emilion were all charming and beautiful. The food on the ship was fantastic and the wine was superb. The crew on the ship were attentive, the cruise director, Oliver was wonderful and imaginative. The excursions (we took all the included ones) were good and enjoyable. We did the Loire valley pre-cruise add-on and that was a very enjoyable and ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


First Viking Cruise. Met/exceeded expectations. Enoyed the intimate size of our Longship.

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Winnifred26
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Wanted to try a Viking Cruise. Excellent on every level. Predeparture information was complete and helpful. Recommend familiarizing with all of the opportunities. Bordeaux and the region is well matched for this journey. Days were well balanced and well described. Minimum overhead announcements. Menu food/beverage choices were outstanding. Dinners were special. Onboard enrichment and ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


An interesting cruise

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pwelch
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to visit the Aquitaine and decided this cruise would orient us which it did. We very much enjoyed the trips to Margaux and St. Emilion. We loved the dinner at the Chateau which the crew put on for us. It was extremely special and memorable. We chose this cruise because it featured the wine country and after the cruise we rented a house in Julliac for a week. I loved the trip to ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


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 90s

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


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