• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Paris Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Paris

Traveler rating

Excellent

61

Very Good

6

Average

4

Poor

4

Terrible

4

Cruise type

River Cruises

248

Senior Cruises

183

Romantic Cruises

172

Luxury Cruises

138

Family Cruises

79

79 Paris Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


z6970018 avatar

z6970018

2 Reviews Written

Paris & the Heart of Normandy Cruise

|

I choose this cruise because I wanted to go to Normandy to celebrate being this year marked 75 years since World War II. I had cruised prior with Viking on the Danube and I knew the type of cruise experience they ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


Serialcruiser56 avatar

Serialcruiser56

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not what we had expected

We are serial river cruisers but this year we were only able to make a relatively late booking, due to unforeseen domestic circumstances. We had not experienced Shearings river cruises before but, at fairly short ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2019


Punx avatar

Punx

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Ports

Age group is 47-50 with a 12 year old. Atlanta We chose this cruise for the ports and this was our daughters first trip abroad. We wanted her to see Paris along with the other ports fabulous ports in Ireland and ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2019


Zitdoc avatar

Zitdoc

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

City of Lights

Just returned from our first cruise with Viking. In all, there were amazing and some disappointing parts to the trip. On the positive, the food was close to the best I have ever had on a cruise. This was our ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2019


mimi0417 avatar

mimi0417

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

VERY DISAPPOINTED

This was to be a graduation cruise for my granddaughter. from day 1, the ship had trouble. toilets on my deck didn't work - had to call the front desk each time we needed to flush!! also, ship had issues with ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2019


h0kiefan avatar

h0kiefan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Paris Holiday Cruise

The Parisian Royal Holiday cruise travels from Paris to Rouen and back, spending more days in Paris than a similar cruise that goes from Paris to Normandy. We chose it because of the length of the Paris stay and a ...
Read More

7 photos

Sail Date December 2018


ldellis avatar

ldellis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too many glitches to list

Previous cruises with Viking We had to transfer ship to ship due to low water levels (not Vikings fault). The food was not very good and the food choices were limited. The guide on a particular excursion walked ...
Read More

Sail Date November 2018


MCC0708 avatar

MCC0708

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Average to Disappointing

First of all let me start by saying I don’t usually bother giving any reviews as I believe nothing can be absolutely perfect in life and I like being tolerant and giving the benefit of the doubt. However I do feel ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2018


Travel-Round avatar

Travel-Round

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Paris My Dream

Having enjoyed the Budapest to Amsterdam cruise we chose Viking again to see Paris. We did the pre cruise stay. We used city taxied to get around and found them to be friendly and mini tour guides. We had tickets ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018


kmcdonne avatar

kmcdonne

1 Review Written

Excellent service and food

We have friends that have sailed on Viking and gave us rave reviews and boy they were not kidding. The service, the cruise, the excursions and especially the staff were excellent. Food is my biggest concern ...
Read More

Sail Date November 2018


Fgharrison avatar

Fgharrison

1 Review Written

Bucket List trip by Viking

Since I was very young I wanted to visit Paris and the Normandy beaches, then Viking gave me the opportunity. We had a previous Viking River Cruise and thought Viking could not top that trip but the Paris-Normandy ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2018


ShermieLA avatar

ShermieLA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Unpretentious Total Comfort

My wife andI have made many ocean and river cruises. Our latest trip on the Avalon Tapestry II has been the best ever. The route is Paris to Normandy with many charming and informative stops. The guides provided by ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018


BredenFamily avatar

BredenFamily

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beyond Expectations

Our family, of four, wanted to take a special trip to celebrate our high school senior's graduation. She chose France. As a senior citizen I wanted a relaxing tour, yet one which included the famous monuments, ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


Quillendk avatar

Quillendk

1 Review Written

Tapestry II Normandy Cruise

This location was a place my late husband had always wanted to visit as a WW II history buff. My daughter and I took the cruise in his honor to visit and hear about the times and places he had such avid interest ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2018


mateo8bh avatar

mateo8bh

1 Review Written

First cruise was a great family adventure

This was my first cruise and it was with my adult relatives. We started from Paris and went to Le Havre with a side trip to Normandy. Each day was 1 or 2 shore excursions that were generally enjoyable as they were ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


lexort avatar

lexort

1 Review Written

My first experience with a river cruise

Friends who have had very positive experiences with Avalon Waterways, highly recommended it to us. It was our first and all our experiences exceeded our expectations. The crew, each one, was extremely efficient, ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2018


nomoremag avatar

nomoremag

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Impeccable customer service

The cruise was very enjoyable and very busy. There are so many bucket list excursions that you fill up your itinerary and have very little down time. It was a phenomenal trip made even better by the Program ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2017


bpilot8 avatar

bpilot8

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Paris to Normandy

My family members and I wanted to see the sights in Paris. We were thrilled during the Paris excursions. In addition, we wanted to see Normandy to include the WWII beach landing sights and the cemetery. The ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2017


triciadnh avatar

triciadnh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We Will Definitely Cruise with Avalon Again!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, which included a post cruise stay in London. This was my first time on Avalon, although I have done river cruises with other lines. On board I was very impressed with ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2017


jtm3 avatar

jtm3

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great time

It had exactly what we wanted. Several days in Paris before the trip, Paris itself, some usual tourist stops with a guide, the small town stops on the seine, and Normandy Beaches. History from Joan of Arc to D Day. ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2017


redcount1 avatar

redcount1

1 Review Written

A quick view of the Paris region

We did the Viking Rhine cruise last year and wanted to see Paris & the Normandy excursion seemed to fit our needs this year. As usual, our cabin was nice & they kept it that way as well as the whole ship. We found ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2017


sissyau avatar

sissyau

1 Review Written

Can't say enough good things!!

Everyone that had been on Viking River Cruises said they were wonderful. The Paris cruise was wonderful. Food was great, tours were easy, and the staff was more than helpful. Do not miss going on a Viking ship. They ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2017


bharper100 avatar

bharper100

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Service beyond expectations

The entire trip starting with our arrival in Paris was fantastic. The entire Viking family takes service to the highest level. Every member of the Rolf's crew went out of their way to insure the passengers had all ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2016


GACowboy09 avatar

GACowboy09

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Normandy Cruise

To see Normandy and the France river views, etc. Dining was outstanding at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Servers, waiters and those in charge were very personable and willing to assist in any manner to ensure our ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2016


fredMon2soon avatar

fredMon2soon

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

It was like traveling with friends and family

Wow, greeted with champagne, h, ow good is that. My advice to travelers is get to Paris a day early so you are not stressed by the travel. They pick you up at the Airport, they take your luggage, bring you to a ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2017


Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Cruise Styles from Paris Reviews

  • Paris Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews




Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.