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France River Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
France
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

87

Very Good

14

Average

9

Poor

13

Terrible

4

Cruise type

River Cruises

131

Senior Cruises

36

Luxury Cruises

32

Romantic Cruises

22

First-Time Cruisers

22

131 France River Cruises Cruise Reviews


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kirstywltn

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazing from start to finish

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Ship was beautiful, cabins were huge very spacious the bathroom was a very generous size with a amazing shower. The dining on board is the best dinning experience i have ever had the waiting staff very polite ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Pyer

15 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

First river cruise

We took advantage of a special offer via Imagine Cruising a company we use and trust for this river cruise.We arrived at Lyon and boarded quickly and were very pleased at our cabin which was spotless and very ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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happyCruiser47

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rhone river cruise experience

Recommendation of friends who were on their third SCenic cruise. This was my second SCenic river cruise so, obviously compared it with the Danube cruise I went on last year. It was a good experience (not quite as ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Pug Traveler

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Program Director Lorin Sets a High Bar

On whole, the trip met our expectations and we will most likely take a future river cruise with Viking, but there were some quirks that folks should understand if they are not familiar with Bordeaux or if they are ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Scrapper1943

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

You Will Fall In Love With Viking

This was our second Viking cruise and we've already scheduled a third. As always we were met by a Viking representative to guide us to our motor coach. Paris no longer allows River Cruise boats to dock in the city ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Buckeyemom82

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, But Maybe a LIttle Too Young

Definitely a top-notch cruise ship and cruise line. The pros included friendliness of all staff, ports and scenery (the light presentation at Rouen cathedral at night is a must-see!). Aquavit Terrace for dining in ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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dgidick

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Carmarge tour was fantastic; a lifetime memory.

Had not spent a lot of time in provence wanted to see provencal life. Food on board was always fabulous. The tours for the most part were great. Viver was a bore as was the guide. Loved the no pressure on ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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moiralcrabtree

1 Review Written

Chateaux and vineyards cruise

A friend chose this trip because it find into her working schedule. I had taken a Viking cruise before and knew that it would be well run, have interesting side trips. At the last minute my friend had to cancel ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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shipahoygal

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The South of France on the Viking Buri

We selected this cruise because we wanted to see the south of France and this seemed like a nice way to accomplish that. Prior to this, we had not taken a river cruise and thought that this would be a memorable ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Mikemmw

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great cruise and a good time

The trip was great. The crew was great. Could not say enough about the food. Very well prepared and service was great. The tour that came with the cruise where set up well, and took you to interesting places. The ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Suchgo

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not for the Single Cruiser

River cruise: Avignon to Lyon. Mostly elderly couples. As a single, felt unwelcome by crew and passengers. At dining times, told empty places at table "saved" for others. On shore excursions, many passengers unable ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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kathy.scarce58@gmail.com

1 Review Written

Dinner in a Palace.

We chose this cruise specifically because it was advertised at Jukebox Saturday Night with Ken Sparks. The disappointing part of the trip was that we did not get to spend time with him as he was not well and stayed ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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gongerbeer

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Your clothes need room at the waist

This was the year of the great French roast, Paris at 35ºC and similar to that all the cruise long. The payback was clear blue skies, no rain and great photos.The ship was 100% full, hence the service levels in the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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gfsc

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Brilliant staff

Cruise was faultless with staff being exceptional. We had a fantastic Cruise Director who ensured the trip went without any hassles. He was very friendly and went out of his way to meet people's needs. The ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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acemployee

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rhone river cruise quality and pleasure

It was recommended by 2 family members who travelled in april 2016.The all inclusive nature appealed to us.The various excursions that were included as part of the program gave us value for money.We were very ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Nickl60

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Constantly surprised and delighted!

Friends had recommended Viking River Cruises. Everything exceeded expectations. Food, cabin, tours were uniformly excellent. All crew members were attentive. Whenever the slightest inconvenience arose our crew ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Larrydcr

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Rhone Cruise on Viking was Terrific -- Won't be our last!

This was our first cruise (of any kind), and our expectations were mixed. We utilized Viking air service on both ends of the trip and the embarkation and disembarkation were flawless. We arrived at the ship just in ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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leftygolfer

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Time River Cruise - Won't be our last

Great time. Ship and Staff was first class. Lorin, the Program Director does a great job. All of the excursions were very well done. All of our tour guides were excellent and spoke very good English. Getting on ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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bobbyleethebuilder

1 Review Written

Chateaux and Wine Country cruise

The cruise lived up to the description in the literature we received. Service on board was excellent as was the food. The excursions were quite good and two of the excursions were excellent. In particular we ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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taylordee

1 Review Written

Balmy days on our Winter Seine Cruise

It was our 44th Wedding Anniversary on the 18th December so my husband and I thought that the River Seine itinerary would be perfect for such a romantic occasion. As we had travelled with Viking on previous ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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brennans

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another great one by Viking!

This was our third cruise with Viking, and once again we had a great time. We were met by a Viking representative and literally whisked through the Paris airport, We were met at the ship with smiles from the ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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pasta mama

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent First time River Cruise on Viking Forseti

This Chateaux and Wine Country cruise on the Viking Forseti during the week of Christmas was one of the best gifts we've ever received. We traveled with our family group of 8. A "Viking" met us at the Bordeaux ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Perlajane

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bordeaux was relaxing and historic

We chose the Bordeaux cruise because most of the other European River Cruises were sold out by the time we decided to go (rather last minute, I'm afraid). We liked the idea of Bordeaux because we enjoy fine wines ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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williamsan

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Another great trip with Viking!

From when we started the booking process until we were helped to check in at the airport for the return flight, everything was excellent. We were met at the airport by a Viking representative and led to a Mercedes ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Sunnyvacation7

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

River cruising is great!

Went on the Rhone River from Arles to Lyon. Really enjoyed the day trips and the dining on the ship. The tour guides were all very friendly and informative. Also enjoyed riding bicycles on our own at the ports. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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