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Vantage Europe - River Cruise Reviews

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50 Vantage Europe - River Cruise Reviews


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SandraPittsburgh

6 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Portugal & Spain: Treasures Along the Golden Douro

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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. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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CoqCruiser

2 Reviews Written

Very enjoyable first time experience with Vantage River Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mary Seas

9 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Aborted Danube Main Rhine cruise with limited cuisine and comfortable cabins

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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artnuvo

10 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Culinary Treasures Paris to Normandy not quite up to the title

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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FuelScience

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Relaxing week on the Douro--A Different River Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Basketball wife

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Itinerary fine, dining/onboard experience, poor

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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CordovaChick

2 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Not A France Culinary Delight!

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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pensivelaw

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Untrustworthy & Greedy

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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tea4two2015

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Bus tour sleeping on a boat

We choose this cruise because we had friends who were going, had enjoyed previous river cruises, and had never visited northern Portugal. Our trip was part of a Vantage tour and we had enjoyed a couple of other ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Mootysgirl

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Classic Rivers of Europe; Castles, Cathedrals and Fairtales

I wanted to see the old cities of Europe and not have to move from hotel to hotel. My friend recommended Vantage and we unknowingly booked the same cruise. It was the most relaxing vacation I've ever taken. I ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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CordovaChick

2 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Fabulous 15-Day European River Cruise with Vantage Deluxe World Travel

We booked our first European river cruise with Vantage Deluxe World Travel at the end of January 2017. We selected their June 27 to July 12, 2017, 15-day river cruise entitled “Majestic Rivers of Europe: Castles, ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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artnuvo

10 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Vantage Overbooking Mars Majestic Rivers Cruise

We recently sailed the River Splendor on MAJESTIC RIVERS OF EUROPE:CASTLES, CATHEDRALS & FAIRYTALES cruise, a 14-day river cruise mostly following Germany's Romantic Road with castles visible and viewed on land. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Travelchat

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Marvelous Vantage Cruise!

I chose this cruise when it popped up on Travelzoo at a very good price for a single solo traveler. I was able to upgrade to a double Juliette balcony mid ship cabin for a bit more than the advertised rate. When the ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Liz188

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Adequate for Cost

As my title says, this river cruise was adequate for what we paid. We were offered a very good deal and decided to try Vantage. If we had paid full price, I would have been extremely upset. Since we didn't book ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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tony s

9 Reviews Written

63 Helpful Votes

Who thought you could get a bad meal in France?

We choose this cruise over a year prior based on price and three day add on in Paris. We should have cancelled when Vantage changed the date of the cruise after we made our final payment and acted like they were ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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tubabob

10 Reviews Written

54 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise line and service

We love Vantage World Travel, and wanted to see the tulips in the spring in Amsterdam. Unfortunately, it was one of the colder springs, so we didn't see a lot of flowers, but we loved every minute of our trip. ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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Mootysgirl

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

I'm hooked and will definitely take another cruise from Vantage

Best food ever, fantastic price, professional staff, comfortable room. Smooth embarkation. Would like to spend a day longer at the towns that were so charming and all very different. Our first river cruise and it ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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drkcjkcruises

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

Rhine and Mosel River Cruise

We chose this particular cruise because the itinerary seemed to cover the Rhine and Mosel Rivers in greater depth than other river cruise lines. This was our 50th cruise with various cruise lines (combination of ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Jhuddles2

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

A very American experience

My husband and I took a Vantage Seine River Cruise from Paris to Honfluer, France because many of our friends recommended a river cruise as a great way to see Europe. The state rooms were small but well-organized ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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saturday

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise. Terrible customer service

the grand euorpean cruise began in Ruse and ended in Cologne. The pre cruise extension was 5 days in Romania and were fantastic. A beautiful, but poor country was very clean and the mountain citiy of Brasov is a ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Frances888

5 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Outstanding River Cruise on Vantage River Splendor

Our first river cruise and it was fabulous! The ship was beautiful, immaculately clean and well maintained. Our room was spacious and very comfortable. Large windows and well equipped spacious bath. The ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Frances888

5 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Experience

This was an outstanding cruise. The ship was beautiful and well maintained. Embarkation/disembarkation went very smoothly. The cabin, dining and service were all above expectations. Best of all, the crew ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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CruiseMacks

4 Reviews Written

166 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed.

After 25 ocean cruises, we decided to go "inland" and after hearing some good reviews about Vantage, decided to try them. This was our 2nd river cruise, the first being on Grand Circle. The pre-cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Tomgosdeck

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

A GREAT Vantage cruise to restore our faith.

After a horrid experience on the Discovery II we were frankly more of a mind to simply go home than to continue onto the next ship on our trip, The River Venture. Vantage showed good judgment in chartering buses for ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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mamascho

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise with Vantage, Perfect in Every Way

This was the first time with Vantage. From the customer service to the final flight home everything was perfect. The crew was just so wonderful. They couldn't do enough for you. Our Cruise Director Marie was ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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