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Galley of the River Splendor
Scenery as we sailed
Scenery as we sailed
Photo looking out ahead down the river
Cruiser Rating
3.9
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A great crew and ship

Review for Ocean Explorer to U.S.A.

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jgrjgrjohn
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to get back to cruising but wanted to stay close to the US. Our cruise started out in Nassau, Bahama and cruised up the eastern seaboard with 10 stops. Starting in Nassau required a health/travel visa ($40) which required considerable info as well as a covid test within 5 days of the cruise. The airlines required an approved visa or you could not get on the plane to the Bahamas to start ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Vantage cruise to Greenland and Iceland

Review for Ocean Explorer to Europe - British Isles & Western

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conkshell47
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

There was no choice for Greenland and Iceland to be cancelled for a refund or roll over. Our Viking Expedition cruise was a total failure. From the get go 2 days before sailing, Greenland was cancelled and Montreal had been cancelled the month before. We asked for them to roll trip over to 2022. Not happening. We fly to Scotland where we embark. No tours of any thing significant in ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Portugal & Spain: Treasures Along the Golden Douro

Review for Douro Serenity to Europe - River Cruise

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SandraPittsburgh
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

After numerous international ocean cruises, my husband and I decided three years ago to sample some river cruising. We have travelled the Rhine, Danube, and this year we chose Vantage for our Douro River cruise. In order to keep this brief, I am going to list why I believe Vantage is the best choice for the Douro: 1. We have had countless cruise directors, and by far, Carmen was the very best ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Very enjoyable first time experience with Vantage River Cruise

Review for River Splendor to Europe - River Cruise

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CoqCruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I chose to do a long river cruise for our first river cruise experience, thinking we would want to make one airplane ride to Europe and take in as much as possible. Vantage offered a 23 day river cruise with a 5 day land pre cruise extension in Romania. We did not know what to expect since it was our first river cruise after many ocean cruises and, there were few reviews of ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Aborted Danube Main Rhine cruise with limited cuisine and comfortable cabins

Review for River Splendor to Europe - River Cruise

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Mary Seas
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This review covers 7 days on the vantage river splendor from budapest to regensburg on the first part of our danube,main, rhine cruise. We did not complete the scheduled 14 day cruise we joined on june 7 , 2019 due to an accident in the lock at riegensburg germany .we were not informed by vantage about an altered itinerary until 4 days into this cruise although the accident occurred 2 days ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Culinary Treasures Paris to Normandy not quite up to the title

Review for River Venture to Europe - River Cruise

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artnuvo
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

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 ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Itinerary fine, dining/onboard experience, poor

Review for River Splendor to Europe - River Cruise

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Basketball wife
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Wanted to visit Budapest and Vienna on a land tour so with the extra ports, seemed to make sense (we are not interested in organized bus tours, but having the same room every night is appealing). While the tours and tour guides were good, the onboard experience was lacking. We are frequent travellers (every two to three months since retiring six years ago) and experienced cruisers ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Not A France Culinary Delight!

Review for River Venture to Europe - River Cruise

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CordovaChick
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is a review of our second Vantage European River Cruise entitled “France Culinary Delights: Paris to Normandy” (MS River Venture, 13 days, June 2018). We took our first river cruise last year with Vantage (Majestic Rivers of Europe: Castles, Cathedrals & Fairytales, Budapest to Amsterdam, MS River Splendor, 15 days, June 2017) and rated it five stars. This cruise (2018) was barely three ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Relaxing week on the Douro--A Different River Cruise

Review for Douro Serenity to Europe - River Cruise

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FuelScience
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We sailed on the Serenity in April, 2018. We cruised with Vantage. The trip began with two nights in Madrid. Then we were bused Salamanca for lunch and a walking tour before proceeding to Vega du Terron, Spain where we embarked. As soon as everyone was on the ship, we took a short ~10 minute cruise to Barca d Alva, Portugal. It turns out that it’s a lot easer to load luggage at Vega du Terron. ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


Untrustworthy & Greedy

Review for River Venture to Europe - River Cruise

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pensivelaw
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A couple of things first. Checked Paris for embarkation but it was actually Vernon which is about an hour south of Paris but not on the list. Secondly this trip was supposed to consist of two parts, the cruise itself and the pre cruise excursion I booked to the south of France which comprised 5 of the 12 actual days of travel. Both were purchased thru Vantage and thus are reviewed ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


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