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Marseille River Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Marseille

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4

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3

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Family Cruises

63

Romantic Cruises

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Senior Cruises

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Entertainment Cruises

19

River Cruises

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18 Marseille River Cruises Cruise Reviews


happyCruiser47 avatar

happyCruiser47

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rhone river cruise experience

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Recommendation of friends who were on their third SCenic cruise. This was my second SCenic river cruise so, obviously compared it with the Danube cruise I went on last year. It was a good experience (not quite as ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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moiralcrabtree

1 Review Written

Chateaux and vineyards cruise

A friend chose this trip because it find into her working schedule. I had taken a Viking cruise before and knew that it would be well run, have interesting side trips. At the last minute my friend had to cancel ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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williamsan

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Another great trip with Viking!

From when we started the booking process until we were helped to check in at the airport for the return flight, everything was excellent. We were met at the airport by a Viking representative and led to a Mercedes ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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steverhodes

6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Another wonderful Viking cruise full of great people

We went on the Portraits of Southern France cruise on October 11, 2015. It was our 3rd Viking Cruise, and we have one more booked and others in planning. In short, we love Viking. In fact, our trip to China with ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Frankesq

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent

I had my doubts about river cruising. The Viking cruise was first class all the way. The ship was modern, clean and spacious. Although our standard room was small, we spent very little time in it so it didn't make a ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Winthrope4

1 Review Written

Missed the Mark

Based on a wonderful Rhine cruise on Viking last year, we booked the Portraits of Southern France river cruise for this year. What a mistake. We arrived in France at the tail end of the European heat wave. The ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Dorothylyn

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Vantage France waterways

The ship was very nice, had the best crew. We lucked out on our first cruise with Vantage we got what we thought one of the best rooms onboard. This is a very laid back company, nobody is in a hurry to do anything. ...
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Sail Date March 2015


Farmer Dave avatar

Farmer Dave

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

To Truly Experience France

Since our only visit to France had been on an ocean cruise stop in Cannes, we wanted to get a better feel for the country, the culture, and the history (oh yes, and the wines!). The cruise traveled from the ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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smlebd

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Do your research before booking your cruise!

We just returned from our long-anticipated Viking river cruise in France and came away wishing we had paid closer attention to the itinerary (Portraits of France) as our expectations were not met. We made ...
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Sail Date September 2014


Thomas1937 avatar

Thomas1937

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Bit of an Expensive Bummer

We booked this cruise as at the last moment, the cruise we had planned on Danube from Budapest to Germany got canceled becuase the ship was damaged and had to go into dry dock for repairs. Our pick up at Marsailles ...
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Sail Date June 2014


ocd avatar

ocd

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A beautiful ship; a wonderful experience

This was my second Uniworld cruise and it was as perfect as the last. The ship was beautiful, the food was great and the staff was professional and attentive. The excursions were well planned and all of the guides ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Barling

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Portraits of Southern France

Although all details of our outward and homeward journeys from and to Bristol went according to plan, felt that as we lived in Bristol and had an airport that flew direct to Marseille, the fact that we had to go via ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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nickjochs

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Portraits of Southern France

Arriving on our sparkling new boat, Heimdal in March of this year, we grabbed one of Viking's trademark red umbrellas for a walking tour of Avignon in the rain. Others hadn't arrived from their pre-cruise visit to ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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chunkylover43

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Vin, Chocolat, and History

This cruise line has been little reviewed on Cruise Critic. Vantage is in an expansion phase but is sometimes forgotten in a market dominated by big cruise lines such as Viking. My wife and I are very itinerary ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Riversanddale

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking's Portraits of Southern France - nice ship

We've just completed Viking's Portraits of Southern France on Viking Hermod (south to north). It was mostly enjoyable but the weakest out of our six European cruises. We really enjoyed the friendly passenger mix of ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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imisseurope

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Uniworld Burgundy & Provence on River Royale

I took my 12 yr old daughter on the River Royale and did the 3 night Paris post cruise extension as well. This was our first river cruise and I was very impressed by Uniworld. The ship was not the over the top ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Fairfield Nana

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Time River Cruisers--Wonderful!!

At the risk of re-stating what the prior two reviewers stated, this cruise was a "5+ star" in all major categories. The staff were extremely friendly, courteous and always there to help. Our cruise director ...
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Sail Date May 2012


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jgawne

21 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

An Epicurean Adventure through Burgundy and Provence

July 11-18, 2010, Arles to Chalon sur Saone After 56 ocean cruises, my wife and I decided to try a river cruise. We chose Burgundy and Provence because we especially like red wine, and the only white wine my wife ...
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Sail Date July 2010


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