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49 AmaWaterways AmaLyra Cruise Reviews


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johngatfield

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River Cruise on the Seine

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This is our 9th time river cruising with Ama Waterways and once again tour experience was exceptional. Our cruise included a pre-stay in Paris and the a seven day cruise to the Normandy coast and back. Timing of ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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BuckyGator

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our experience was outstanding

My wife, 12 y/o granddaughter and I had a trip of a lifetime on the AmaLyra last month. The planning and execution by AmaLyra staff throughout the cruise experience was exemplary. Their transfer services were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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kevmcflip

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Class River Cruise Experience

We chose AmaLyra since the headquarters is local, based in Calabasas. We want to try local businesses in the area. It also has a very good reputation. We were 100% satisfied with the experience. We had taken a ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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wildcatginny

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

FABULOUS trip with a wonderful crew and good friends....

My friend and I wanted to encourage our husbands to enjoy the Normandy area and we wanted to see parts of France, including Paris.... this trip fit the bill.... We had done our own exploration of Normandy for ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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prestonbealle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A++ in every possible way. Truly outstanding.

First river cruise and we have always wanted to see the Normandy beaches and cemeteries, so this was chosen. I had always heard of Viking from numerous TV commercials but a travel agent reco'd AMA as an upgrade, and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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committedcruiser

18 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Wine theme cruise

I chose Amawaterways because of their solo cabins w/ a french balcony. I removed a star because this was a wine themed cruise and i spoke w/ ama 3x and the reps did not mention this. i do not drink, therefore, i ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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PatriciaandJohn

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

AMA Waterways...truly AMAzing! They will look after you!

After a lot of research, we chose this cruise Paris/Normandy, with this company, for the best itinerary, value, and guest reviews. Also because they offered a Canadian tour to the Normandy beaches . And we are so ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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kenburke

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Poor quality, poor service

We thought for the price it would be an upmarket cruise, having previously done a cruise with Viking who were terrific and thought APT would be the same. The service in the dining room consists of getting your ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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derek878

1 Review Written

Excellence throughout.

We chose this cruise because we have been with AMA waterways before. We had a poor hotel experience in Paris before this cruise (I must emphasise here that this was an hotel of our choice and absolutely nothing to ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Goodsonl

1 Review Written

Magical Seine Experience

After 10 days in Spain, we boarded the Amalyra in Paris bound for the Normandy coast for a 7-day Seine river cruise. The main highlights for me: - the crew and staff all spoke English and were exceedingly ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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dd58

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Paris to Normandy loop

Our trip with AMA Waterways went very well from start to finish. The staff was outstanding and went out of their way to assist us with our every need. The bus excursions and in town tours were well organized. The ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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deannron

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Crew

My wife and I recently completed a river cruise on Amawaterway's Amalyra from Paris to the English Channel and back and included a tour of the invasion beaches in Normandy which is by itself worth the trip. The ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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rondeann

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The crew makes the difference

My wife and I recently completed a river cruise on Amawaterway's Amalyra from Paris to the English Channel and back and included a tour of the invasion beaches in Normandy which is by itself worth the trip. The ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Weldoncam

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Normandy and the Seine-quiet and intimate-great service

This was our first river cruise and we had never been to Normandy. The D-Day beaches were the draw but the entire Seine to the Manche journey was beautiful. AmaWaterways is superb. The personal service, warmth ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Klliddiard

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Traveling with Mom

I chose this cruise because of the timing, and itinerary. My Mother and I purchased this cruise only 2 months before the departure date and I booked everything directly with the AMA Waterways call centre. the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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knputtmann

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fabulous river cruise on AMA Waterways !! Very best !!

I have done numerous ocean cruises in the past. I wanted to go on River cruise as I hear from other people who has experienced great trip on river. And I was so happy that I did with AMA Waterways Paris-Normandy ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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SusanAElder

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

First Time Riverboat Cruisers and We Loved It!

My husband and I recently sailed with AmaWaterways on the AmaLyra from Paris up the Seine River and back to Paris, stopping along the way in Giverny, Honfleur, Caudebec, Rouen and Les Andelys. Between the two of ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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TWayt

1 Review Written

BEST CRUISE EVER !

My husband and I have traveled extensively and this cruise by far has been the best experience to date. The AmaLyra made us feel like we were in a five star floating hotel. Our cabin was spacious, nicely appointed ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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lpk

1 Review Written

Could not have gone better

It was amazing and never a dull moment with laughs the entire time. The excursions were very well planned, Rolf was a great coordinator and made it all happen flawlessly. Food was not only beautifully presented, ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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tsvaig

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

We will definitely return!

We had been on a river cruise before with another company and very much enjoyed this kind of experience which you cannot get on an ocean cruise. We were not disappointed this time around. From the shuttle ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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pdalli

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceptional service, food and experience

We chose AmaWaterways (Ama) because we have travelled with them before and know what to expect. We wanted something personal and intimate and taking a river cruise with Ama is just that. This was our third time ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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skip2318

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Paris to Nromandy

This was our first River Cruise and found it most enjoyable. The ship's company were friendly and willing to offer assistance whenever needed. The Cruise Director had all the tours arranged and well organized. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Bluenose 47

20 Reviews Written

71 Helpful Votes

Cruise on the Seine

This was our second AmaWaterways cruise and our third river cruise. We have done over 25 ocean cruises. River cruising has become our preference. The small number of people, the exceptional service and outstanding ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Szumo

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Industries First Beer Themed Cruise

We were lucky enough to go on the first “beer” AND “tulip” themed cruise. In addition to the beautiful flowers/ports the tulip cruise had to offer, we also had to an opportunity to discover new and ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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vvnh16a

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Rivers and Castles -- Great first time experience river cruising Paris to Prague

Just back from an AMA Waterways river cruise from Paris to Prague. In summary, it was a great cruise and AMA certainly took care of its passengers. The cruise itself is seven nights from Luxembourg to Nuremburg and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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