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Scenic Gem Cruise Reviews

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A live version of Van Gogh's "Starry Night."
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Quiet night upstairs before bedtime
Scenic Gem in Paris
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A priceless "Gem" of a vacation!
"Even had “gentle” walking tours.Restaurant Manager Cristian even gave us the dinner menu the day before to preview the veg items...."Read More
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A priceless "Gem" of a vacation!

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Amy D.
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

What an outstanding cruise! So glad a travel agent friend of ours clued us into this special experience. This was our first-time river cruising and it was exceptional. Small ships are the way to go. The crew was personable, smiling, and service-oriented at all times. The ship was spotless. Food was fabulous, lots of variety. Plentiful choices for vegetarians. Restaurant Manager ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


So much fun! First time river cruiser and loved it!

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Qiu-Shiang
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We shopped around quite a bit - considered Scenic, Avalon, Viking, Amadeus, AMA-waterways, and others. Ultimately chose Scenic because there was a timely Travelzoo (!) 50% off special going on during our booking. Boy, the vacation we had on the river cruise was well-worth the money spent (and looking back, probably also worth more than what we spent). We sought a Seine river cruise primarily ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with children


Overall excellent

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dsheridan1732
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the destination--Paris to Normandy, and for the quality of the food, wine, service, day excursions and entertainment...all excellent. All of the crew were gracious all of the time to passengers, taking the extra step to make everything wonderful for each of us. Day excursions went to important places and were planned well--coordinated buses, excellent knowledgeable ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Exceeded all expectations!

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Fiona and Rod
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise as it was something my elderly mother and father had always wanted to do. My father passed away before they had the chance to go so we did a mother daughter trip. The ship was beautiful and the staff were incredible with their service no matter what role they had on the boat. The food was amazing - as was the wine selections it was truly a wonderful experience and a wonderful ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Traveled with disabled person


Normandy

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Notoriusbob
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise because the ship went to Normandy, and we had never been to Paris. The ships was fairly new, and was excellent in every way. All inclusive, so never paid for anything else but a little laundry, cruise director Valerie, was exceptional. Food and beverage was outstanding. I think you would be hard pressed to find a better cruise line than scenic. I would highly recommend this ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Gem of the Seine

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Ianryan785
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Word of mouth and previous cruises with Scenic Staff and cabins are good and the price is all inclusive. Off boat trips are well managed and tour guides very helpful. Transfers and flights are well organised and airport transfers are well catered for. Cruise director and manager were very helpful and service was great. Room are good size and well serviced and the staff are very ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Brilliant itinerary and staff

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Lozenger77
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose Scenic as we had travelled with them once before. We were not disappointed. The whole time we felt cared for and nurtured. The cabin was beautifully appointed with an airy balcony and plenty of space. Dining options were numerous and all food and drink was fantastic quality. Entertainment included an onboard pianist, in addition to performers being brought aboard from various ports. We ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Fantastic

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Tony Wollington
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We had travelled around Europe by hire car before we started the cruise. The on board service started when we first boarded. The cabin wasn't ready as we were early. The drinks were offered straight away. The pianist who played nearly all day long did not repeat a tune. The food was excellent and the wines top quality. We had two degustation dinners with matching wines which were outstanding. ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Best cruise yet.

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PamandJohn
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our fourth Scenic cruise and we have to admit it was the best one yet. That's not to say the previous ones weren't excellent, because they were. It was just everything about this particular cruise made it so memorable. As usual, everything on the ship was pristine, the staff were brilliant notably the cruise director Sonja who ensured everything ran smoothly and was a bundle of energy. ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Wonderful experience of art, culture and history

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Cindersbella
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Extremely high level of food, wine and service capped off this excellent cruise through such a pretty area of France. Really enjoyed excursions to Vaux Le Vicomte Palace, Chantilly Castle, Giverny and Monet's garden, Fecamp with the Palais Benedictine visit, the beautiful coast and cliffs of Etretat, Rouen and the Fine Arts Museum and Deauville. We are experienced travellers who have travelled ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


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