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Bordeaux Cruise Reviews

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280 Bordeaux Cruise Reviews


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maganini

16 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

Another fantastic Viking cruise

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We love river cruises and have been on five with Viking. The Chateaux, Rivers & Wine cruise did not disappoint. Lovely staff, ship and fantastic food. We took a pre extension to the Loire Valley and stayed at two ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Ah_cruises

2 Reviews Written

Cruising the Aquitaine in Style

Cruising the rivers of Bordeaux Region (the Garonne, Gironde and Dordogne) in April was wine-soaked and wonderful. As expected, the Viking longships are among the best for river cruising, providing comfortable ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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OC1

1 Review Written

Our first cruise ever

We are wine enthusiasts and going in a cruise to Bordeaux was a long held desire of ours. We had never done this and decided to take a river cruise because my wife has problems with motion sickness and we thought, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Jaulgur

1 Review Written

It was first class all the way from food, service, and comfort!

We wanted to explore the Bordeaux region of France and its local wines. We saw new country, new customs, different people and had a wonderful time. There is always something to do with on shore excursions or ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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nikpil

1 Review Written

An amazing experience.

We chose this cruise originally because of the itinerary. We were meeting our daughter in Bordeaux in order to tour the Dordogne and the Loire Valley. We came with no expectations. Our only prior river cruise was ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Bonnie Crandell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful experience

Our group consisted of eight friends traveling together, and we had a wonderful time. The crew knew our names, they were courteous and efficient; the food and service were beyond compare. In addition to a gourmet ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Rolu29

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Amadolce

Embarkation went smoothly and quick as well as disembarkation, everybody knows what to do and where to send you. The ship is exactly the right size with the perfect amount of people. The attention to deatils and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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cfugle

1 Review Written

More than I thought it would be.

Our first river cruise and headed into it blindly. One can research cabin sizes, services, costs as much as they like but in the end how did our complete package do? Rather well indeed. At 54 and 65 we were close to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Awer1416

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mostly amazing!

We’d never been to France and a wine cruise sounded like it would be fun. We were traveling with friends and met new ones. The staff is outstanding! Wonderful attention to even the smallest details. We would ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kbecks57

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wineries, wineries, wineries

We are wine lovers and had heard about this from friends. Scenic puts the L in Luxury! Every detail is taken care of and and every request is met as part of the service. Staff are amazing, the ship is beautiful, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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nvcruise

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Good - The Bad - The Ugly

The Outstanding: This was a themed cruise and our hosts and fellow passengers were interesting, conversational and knew how to have a good time in spite of the vessel. The Good: Hotel Director Ivana was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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SallyP509

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Breathtaking Bordeaux!

This was our first time on a Scenic Cruise. We chose this cruise (Breathtaking Bordeaux) because it had many wine-related excursions and destinations. Scenic was recommended by travel agent, even though she had ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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annejohnston84

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Needs attention to detail - not quite there

Good points - Savoir Bed great, cabin small but good standard overall, boat clean and outside areas very comfortable and plenty of shade, small hot top, trips ok, guides very good, drinks included, extra trips were ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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VixTrix

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful trip

This was our second cruise with Scenic, chosen because it was one of the least expensive options to be honest. It also appealed that we could travel there by train, which seemed like a very civilised way to start a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Rit Southam

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience

As an all inclusive cruise we liked knowing what we paid up front was the bottom line, no hidden extras. We have travelled with Scenic before so not a difficult decision. Lovely comfortable beds light airy and clean ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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jackie.mcguinness

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

See Bordeaux in style

I chose this cruise to celebrate a significant birthday. I wanted Luxury and I wanted to see a bit of France without me driving there. A river cruise was the obvious choice and Scenic because I ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Minnesota Jan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous cruise through Bordeaux region

This was our third cruise with Ama. As always, service was outstanding, food was delicious, and the daily excursions were interesting and very informative. We visited several wineries and learned a lot about ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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NancySBlovestotravel

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The time of our lives!

We had friends who shared our interest in local wines. Both couples wanted to expand our knowledge of wines in France. This cruise was everything we dreamed of and more. When we booked our room we chose the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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searcher630

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent alternative for Cruising Vacation

Chose this cruise for (1) all inclusive and no nickel and diming us; (2) biking excursions to offset the awesome French food, and (3) size of ship with 174 passengers. A+ on all 3 reasons for going with ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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SNEEME

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

First Time River Cruise

We have been on multiple ocean cruises and wanted try to a river cruise. I have to say this was the best in terms of total relaxation. To glide along the river on the amply seated top deck with you beverage of ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Trekker954

16 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Taste of Bordeaux

REVIEW:      I am back from my May 23rd, AmaDolce Taste of Bordeaux.    Lets just say I'm glad I sailed on AmaStella and AmaPrima previously.  If this was my first Ama sailing I would never have sailed her ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Cruisehill

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux region wine experience

Arrived in Bordeaux 3 days before cruise and explored thoroughly. Great B&B (La Maison Fernand) above Place Fernand Lafague - very close to restaurants and Rue Saint-Catherine boutique shops. Scenic Diamond was a ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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gem lady

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous trip on Forseti !

Just returned from our first Viking river cruise on the Forseti. I can't say enough great things about our experience. The staff on this cruise was phenomenal. Suzi was our cruise director and she was fabulous. She ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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thoeffken1016

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Service, Great Food & Great Ports

My husband and I went to France for my 50th birthday. We spent a week prior to the AMA cruise in Paris, Reims and Bordeaux. Boarded the boat in Bordeaux and spent an amazing week with the crew and guests of the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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umbrellagirl

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A lovely and relaxing cruise

I always wanted to go to Bordeaux since I have French cousins who live there. My husband is a wine lover, so the trip appealed to both of us. Having been on two previous Viking cruises, I knew that the services, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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