River Venture Review

Culinary Treasures Paris to Normandy not quite up to the title

Review for Europe River Cruise on River Venture
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Oct 2018

Many of the locations were interesting, including Honfleur, and the Giverny,the Normandy Beaches,American Cemetery,Pointe du Hoc, and 2 1/2 days for Paris explorations. One excursion included a visit to a working farm which talked about cheese makingbut did not include a demonstration or show cheese being made or stored--nota wise use of 2 hours.

Food service was efficient and lthe menu had several daily main choices.

Unofrtunately, with one exception, the half dozen or so culinary demonstrations were heild in the small Captains Lounge in the rear of the ship and not in the Main Lounge. Giiven the smaller location, the demonstrations were limited to a maximum of 25 people. If you were not in the 25, you were given a priority to attend the next demonstration. So for many a highlight of the cruise was not frequently available.

Cabin Review

Cabin C

Cabin was comfortable, service and a/c was efficient. Movie list was outdated.

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