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21 France Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Derwentharps avatar


3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fun Autumn Break


We headed to Southampton on a bright autumn afternoon - looking forward to our 16th cruise on our largest ship to date. We entered the port of Southampton via dock gate 8 - dock gate 8 is near the holiday inn - ...
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Sail Date October 2016

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Russ Eitel

1 Review Written

Friendly efficient service! Great food. Relaxing vacation.

This was a last minute trip for my wife's 70th birthday. We loved the ship, food, service, and met many delightful people. Bordeaux is a lovely region of France, and we learned a lot about wine making and tasting. ...
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Sail Date August 2016

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Good Time Traveller

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service with a sting.

This was our first ever cruise. We chose the 4 nights trip from Southampton to Zeebrugge and then the trip to St Peter Port (Guernsey) returning to Southampton. We upgraded to deck 11 and had a lovely balcony in a ...
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Sail Date September 2016

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Expected more!

It was their newest ship. Arrived 3 days before to explore Barcelona, great idea! The terminal was very well organized. Ship's lobby has very nice artistic colorful center light that changes themes daily. The ship ...
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Sail Date August 2016

swansong49 avatar


10 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

A Lovely Cruise Aboard a Wonderful Ship

We had a week aboard the Britannia along with my elderly parents who had never cruised before. We had been a little concerned having read previous reviews, but went with an open mind. The ship itself is spacious, ...
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Sail Date May 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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1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Britannia Short Cruise

This cruise was planned for Brugges/Belgium. It was changed at the last minute, but I won't comment on that because the change was understandable and couldn't really be helped. This was our 6th cruise (and the ...
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Sail Date March 2016

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1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

What a trip!

A family friend chartered the Jeanine for a week long cruise from Dijon to Beasancon in France. I had never cruised on a barge before so really didn't know what to expect. This was a great trip. The barge itself, ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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Lola Line33

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

The First and the Last

So first of all arrived today from a 1 week cruise on MSC fantasia, I didn't enjoyed it at ALL!! the food always the same, always the same pizza, the pizza marinara is supposed to have fish on it and it only have ...
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Sail Date October 2015

MoodyALR51 avatar


1 Review Written

Best cruise we ever took

We sailed on the Viking Spirit for a seven day cruise on the Seine. Before we sailed, we spent four days in Paris. The Viking Cruise team arranged for our hotel and some walking tours. I cannot say enough good ...
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Sail Date June 2015

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1 Review Written

A Once in a Lifetime Experience

We were travelling for a surprise birthday party for our relative which was held on board the cruiser. The ship was exceptional, furnishings and decoration throughout the ship was first class with every detail ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Jahed avatar


2 Reviews Written

Happy Holiday after a very stressful misinformation

It was our first Celebrity Cruise, we were looking forward to it, until two days before the date of embarkation when we received a very strange e.mail from agent informing us that Celebrity does not allow a holder ...
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Sail Date May 2015

hallasm avatar


8 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Anthem of the Seas, 3 Nt. Royal Experience, Paris & Bruges

I have previously been on two Quantum of the Seas cruises: Maiden Voyage November 2, 2014 from Southampton and 12 Nt. Southern Caribbean Cruise from Bayonne, January 11, 2015 . It was my primarily interested ...
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Sail Date April 2015

Greeno1970 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Deffinetly not as good as we expected

We had a lovely room, well two R746 & R748, they were situated at the aft and provided a good base as we were near the pool, buffet & kids club, the kids club did not allow self signing for our 10yr old, this was ...
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Sail Date October 2014

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1 Review Written

Great 7 night cruise

Had a great 7 Night cruise to France our first time on Fred Oulson we have cruised mostly with P and O must say we enjoyed the smaller ship as it was very friendly.We had one and a half days in Rouen must say what a ...
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Sail Date October 2014

JackDaniels101 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A little bit of Royal Treatment

This was a short three night cruise visiting Belgium and France and was booked for our wedding anniversary. My Wife is disabled and a wheel chair user so I have commented on each part on any good and bad experiences ...
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Sail Date June 2014

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8 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Very Good Seine River Cruise, Paris to Normandy

This is our second river cruise and I think we are hooked. This was an excellent cruise: great boat, great excursions, and good food. Only the disembarkation marred the trip. Pickup at the Airport We had Vantage ...
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Sail Date June 2014

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Champagne, Normandy, Paris & Seine River Cruise with Vantage Deluxe

We booked our trip with Vantage 8 months in advance. We were traveling with 2 other couples and we were told there were only 3 cabins available for the cruise we wanted to take which would be close to D-Day. On the ...
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Sail Date June 2014

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux River Cruise - 5 Star Luxury Aboard Uniworld's River Royale

Let me first begin telling about my Amazing Journey sailing the Bordeaux Region of France aboard Uniworld’s River Royale by mentioning how wonderful it is that Uniworld is now an All Inclusive Boutique River ...
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Sail Date April 2014

sylvia97 avatar


1 Review Written

very dissapointed

We have just returned from an 8 night cruise to France and Spain onboard The Adventure of the Seas and can honestly say that is one of the worst experiences we have ever had. The Ship is very impressive to look at ...
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Sail Date October 2013

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1 Review Written

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Great first cruise

We've never cruised before so thought this would be a good way to try it. Check-in was amazingly easy (although I was in my wheelchair which mean skipping the HUGE queues). Staff were really helpful & whisked our ...
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Sail Date September 2013

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