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French Country Waterways Cruise Reviews

My husband getting a picture of his dream car.
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This is a picture of the walk through of the shops.
The parade goes right down the middle of the ship. It's was fantastic.
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1-9 of 9 French Country Waterways Cruise Reviews

Best trip ever

Review for Adrienne to Europe - River Cruise

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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

My husband and I have traveled all over the world and have taken many very special trips. Our cruise aboard the Adrienne on the canals of Burgundy France ranks among our top four (Tanzania, Adrienne, Cambodia/Vietnam, Australia/New Zealand). One of the reviews called this a 4 star experience. I would say 5 stars. The food was exquisite. Chef Christian does not repeat any meals during the ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was incredible. The crew could not have been more accommodating. The Captain set the tone and made the entire experience positive. Even when faced with challenges they all rose to the occasion, meeting our every need. The Chef was outstanding in preparing 3 great meals a day (time for a diet!) and interacting with passengers with a passion and enthusiasm. The entire staff did so many little ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Wow!!! Exceeded our expectations!

Review for Adrienne to Europe - River Cruise

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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise based on previous reviews and talking to the staff in Massachusetts directly. The service, wines, cheeses, and varied menus daily were all 5 stars! During the week we experienced 18 different cheeses at lunch and dinner as well as 22 different wines from the region. I had a birthday onboard and they went out of their way to make it super special including all of my favorites ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

6 nights on the Espirit ...cruising through Burgundy via canal

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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Cuisine, wine, staff and excursions were exceptional! Nothing was less than perfect! Cabins are small yes,,,but we were only in them to sleep. Meals were incredible...always fresh, local farm to table and felt/tasted like 5 star for many meals. Wine, cheeses...over the top. Staff was unbelievable! They were all knowledgeable, friendly, accomodating and nothing was left undone. Could not ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Delivered More Than Promised

Review for Esprit to Europe - River Cruise

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2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

We were looking for a quiet, pretty cruise through the heart of the Burgundy wine country. We got that but we also got far more. The crew was extremely nice; every single individual was friendly, helpful, and cheerful. The "host", Charlie Pope, went out of his way to see that every single guest had a great time. But the thing which was not emphasized enough in the advertising was the quality ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Trip of a Lifetime

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First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We cruised for 6 nights upon the luxurious and warm setting of the barge Adrienne. We were picked up from Paris, France and driven to Dijon on a private luxury bus which followed the barge for subsequent excursions. We were welcomed aboard by 6 fabulous, humorous, and charming crew. All the cabins were similar in set up with either twin or king bed, writing area, and marble bathroom with ...
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Sail Date: July 2016

Traveled with children

Pure Relaxation and Fantastic in Every Way

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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

There are so few reviews on cruise critic for this company that I just had to add one. First of all, don't be fooled by the FCW website - its light on info, but its designed to whet your appetite and call the office. First of all the office is fantastic. She is what any rep of a travel company should be...enthusiastic and able to answer all questions that come her way, plus offer suggestions. ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

The cruise ruined me; I did NOT keep good notes!

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6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

This trip report covers our June 2015 week on the French Country Waterways’ “Nenuphar”. Our barge journey in Burgundy, France, became the most pleasurable and perfect vacation we have had in 54 years of marriage. There is limited, non-professional, documentation on barge cruising and I had planned to prepare a vacationer’s report that would cover, in depth, our travels and all the events on the ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

The best vacation, ever.

Review for Nenuphar to Europe - River Cruise

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2-5 Cruises

We had several reservations about booking this trip, but our travel agent's endorsement, along with glowing reviews in the NYT and Huffington Post, convinced us. And we are so glad we did. This was an incredible, delightful experience. I'll start by giving our reservations, and why they turned out to be groundless, and then add whatever is not covered that way. 1. The rooms/boat will be ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

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