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France Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
France
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

4

Average

5

Cruise type

River Cruises

131

Senior Cruises

36

Luxury Cruises

32

Romantic Cruises

22

First-Time Cruisers

22

22 France Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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KRFarmer

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Small, intimate and enchanting

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We just returned from a Cannes to Cannes cruise which stopped at ports in Italy, Corsica and Sardinia with excursions to Pisa and Mt. Carbonne in Elba among other offerings. This was our 1st Clipper cruise but ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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CounsellorMD

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

France, German-Style

I knew that Arosa is German owned and operated when I booked the cruise. I did not realize the extent to which that would matter until too late. But's let begin with the positive. The room was stylish, very ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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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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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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Russ Eitel

1 Review Written

Friendly efficient service! Great food. Relaxing vacation.

This was a last minute trip for my wife's 70th birthday. We loved the ship, food, service, and met many delightful people. Bordeaux is a lovely region of France, and we learned a lot about wine making and tasting. ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Sur La Pont

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Best so far

This was our fourth Viking cruise (supposed to be fifth but low water forced an unexpected cancelation previous year). All of our Viking cruises have been superb, this particular cruise exceeded that. Crew was ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Divebaz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Joigny to Paris on barge Raymonde

We booked this cruise through great rail journeys. We had originally booked to go through champagne region, but a couple of weeks before they contacted us and said we couldn't go because of lock maintenance. We ...
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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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hjgtiger

1 Review Written

Why was the boat so cold?

Travelling as a mature couple we loved the cruise - right down the middle of France. The pace was ideal - our previous Danube cruise with Scenic was a little frenetic! We picked excursions a bit different to ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Dachimneyman

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

We saw a lot of river cruse ships on the river...Scenic looks the best.

The name of this cruise is "Spectacular South of France". This cruise spends most evenings in ports large and small. The first night is is in Paris, which is not on the river cruised; Saone and Rhone rivers. We ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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UltimateHedonist

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The ultimate in luxury

Absolutely outstanding in every respect. This was our first experience on a hotel barge, and we could not have been more pleased. Deluxe 2 cabin hotel barge run by Belmond. Cabins are spacious with luxury ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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MerrilH

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding trip - Viking knows how to provide both elegance and comfort.

Our trip started in Lyon and ended in Nice. (We did the extension.) The Staff and Crew of the Buri paid attention to virtually every detail with warmth and friendliness. The accommodations were lovely. The bed was ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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laurenkimmell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Perfection in Provence, France

Absolutely amazing week in the South of France from Avignon to Lyon. The staff is unbelievably attentive to your every need and will do the utmost to offer something incredible that you didn't know existed. The ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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jonbax

6 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

What no sparkling water

As elite celebrity members we dicided to sample a RCi cruise on the new Anthem of the Seas. We were ported automatically to Diamond class which was giving us similar benefits that we have been used to on ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Cindy Deik

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Dream Fulfilled

This trip was for me a check on a long held item on my bucket list. I have been to France, Paris and the area just north of the Pirineos, before. But, as a former history teacher, there was a great desire to sail ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Lambretta

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Aramara Monaco GP cruise

This was our first cruise and was a 50th birthday present from my wife . The ship was fabulous with a friendly and attentive staff . The rooms were port side state rooms and were well appointed and comfortable . A ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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mac_attac

1 Review Written

Superb!

I've been on a number of cruises, none with Royal Caribbean before and never on a ship so fantastically technological - it was an experience. Firstly; Royal Caribbean were very good. Their embarkation; provided ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Jediwilt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I expected more than I got.

Before this cruise I had only been on NCL 5 times, so I had expectations of Royal Caribbean to exceed the experiences I have had on NCL. Unfortunately I was disappointed in several areas, and amazed at others. So in ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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rivercruisedreamer

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Simply brilliant.

Scenic Emerald – South of France July 14th 2014 Cruise Review We arrived in Paris after a long delay in Singapore so were pretty ratty and ready for a rest. Thankfully, our luggage wasn’t lost, we passed ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Borisnbridget

1 Review Written

Fantastic!

I must say after reading some of these reviews, we were more than a little bit worried about cruising with Cunard! But We were very pleasantly surprised. I really can't see what Anyone would have to moan about?! I'm ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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gobba

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

RELAXING Provence to Burgundy

Chose itinerary. Loved Provence countryside. Guided tours were always well paced, informative, and the guides were pleasant and very entertaining. The ship was contemporary simple; beautiful really with all the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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TVanDyk

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The “Poop” deck!

Scenic asked for our opinion after our first ever cruise. Here it is. The Bordeaux Affair was a fabulous cruise experience except for the total failure of the sanitation system on the ship, and partial for the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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