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Won over

Not having done a river cruise before,we needed to be won over, and were. Some people have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Disappointing Viking River Cruise: Lyon to Avignon

Our voyage on the Viking Delling from Lyon to Avignon was a great disappointment due to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not having done a river cruise before,we needed to be won over, and were. Some people have complained that there is quite a lot of walking involved, but that is made clear in the itinerary. It's true you may well find that your cabin view...More

Thank Hengist002
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our voyage on the Viking Delling from Lyon to Avignon was a great disappointment due to the itinerary and the lack of personal service. We had looked forward to this trip because we had such a wonderful experience on the Viking Baldur for the Grand...More

Thank MRKBoca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic cruise on the Emerald Liberte with Telegraph 'Flavours of the Rhone' holiday. From Arles to Lyon and Beaune we were treated to wine tasting and the best of French food. Looked after by a fantastic crew we had a memorable holiday on our first...More

Thank Celia T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We recently spent a week cruising the Rhone with Riviera Travel on the Swiss Corona. The crew and staff were friendly, hard working and efficient. Having spent a week last year on the Rhine/Moselle with Riviera Travel on board the " William Shakespeare" we were...More

Thank Gerry&Ros
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I wrote to Emerald Cruises, letting them know my sister's departure date, (six days hence) requesting a gift be sent to her cabin for her 74th birthday. A representative sent me the Gift Form to complete, which I did and sent back electronically immediately. I...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were with Riviera cruise on the MS Lord Byron and we had a fantastic time. The scenery was wonderful and company on board was just small enough to mingle easy. Service was great and food was exceptional with good quantity. Can't wait to go...More

1  Thank Delford M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was our first river cruise experience and it totally exceeded our expectations. The Swiss Corona, the cabins and public areas were spotlessly clean. Our cabin small but functional with efficient air conditioning which was welcome as the weather was a bit too kind! (very...More

1  Thank Dryden T
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Any business is only as good as it's people and this is where Viking excels. Exceptional people from your steward to the waiters, bar staff and Maitre'D and Cruise Director. The ship, Heimdal is a remarkable piece of engineering. All boats on the river are...More

Thank onlaydoc
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A memorable seven days cruising down the Rhone on the Rosa Stella. A relaxing and enjoyable experience. The Rhone is full of locks and not much too see the highlight was the largest river lock in France and the nucleur power station. However the staff...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Just returned from our first holiday with Riviera River Cruises, we had a fantastic time. The ship is very luxurious, very comfortable, clean and well equipped cabins not too small either considering it is a river boat. Everywhere through out the ship was kept immaculate....More

2  Thank incablue
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29 May 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hello Josie, I can confirm that all trips are included with Riviera Travel and any additional trips could only be taken if you choose to on the free day that is included in a one week cruise. There is no restriction on... More
8 April 2017|
Response from ParisGal01 | Reviewed this property |
On Viking River cruises the tipping is up to you. You tip at the end. Of course they say tipping is optional. The staff work so hard and they deserve a good tip. you can tip for the staff and give extra for the staff... More