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ms Sapphire Review

4.0 / 5.0
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10 reviews

Tauck Holland and Belgium including Floriade

Review for ms Sapphire to Europe River
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6-10 Cruises • Age 2020s

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Sail Date: Jul 2012

This was my second trip with Tauck and my wife's third. Choosing an extra day in Brussels pre-trip and one in Amsterdam at the end gave us just the right amount of time to get ready for the trip and ready to renter the real world. Dealing with the airlines misdirection of her suitcase, the Tauck people managed to get it to the boat on sailing day. Many thanks to them for the assistance.

We thought the boat was excellent - service, food, accommodations were all just what was expected. The tour organized excursions were well done with the exception of getting lost on the way to the Kinderdijk. There also was some confusion on the location of drop off and time of pick up in Haalem. There was a good balance in time on tour and free time.

I chose the Ghent option to view the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb. My wife went to Brugges. She was a bit disconcerted in the slow pace of the tour and that not enough time was spent along the canals and old town.

Cabin Review

Apparently a typical riverboat cabin with French balcony. This was our first cruise - nothing to compare to, but others said they compared very favorably to others.

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