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The Rhone

France
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Ranked #2,613 of 8,972 Attractions in France
Type: Bodies of Water
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful cruise in the south of France with Riviera Travel on the MS Swiss Corona. The trip was well organised, very relaxing and good value for money. The crew on board the ship were exceptional and could never do enough for you, particularly the restaurant team. The tours were very informative and paced just... More

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Merricks North
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I have just returned from a 2 month tour of Europe and Brittain which included a 21 day Barcellona to Paris cruise with APT in August 2014. We arrived to begain our tour with APT in Barcelona by Train from Paris after spending a few extra days in the "City of Lights" so we could experience more... More

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were first time river cruisers and travelled in reverse direction, Avignon to Lyon between 4th and 11th August and, in line with other reviewers, I cannot praise the boat, its crew and the standard of cuisine on board and the quality of the boat itself highly enough as all well and truly surpassed our expectations. However the trip itself... More

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Lincolnshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We travelled with Great Rail Journeys for a river cruise on the lower part of the Rhone in France and it was most disappointing. No WiFi yet we were informed only a week before departure that there was WiFi throughout the boat. No minibar to keep water cold in the cabin, and we were charged 2.90 Euro for a bottle,... More

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Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was a cruise recommended to us by someone who had experience it. The cruise visits Avignon, Arles, Vienne and Lyon as well as other less well known places. The river cruise ship Swiss Corona is a beautiful ship having very attractive cabins and the food is excellent, beautifully cooked. Breakfast and Lunch are buffet style but there are extra... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

MS Swiss Corona 28th July – 4th August 2014 Cruised - Lyon to Marseille Emerald Deck Suite This ship listed as 5* certainly did not disappoint. Everything about the ship was immaculate and clean. The crew were exceptional. A well organised week by Riviera but do be prepared for a lot of walking and no lie-ins. Most walks/trips starting at... More

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Cambridge
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We have just had another wonderful holiday with Riviera although it was the first river boat cruise. This was aboard Swiss Corona sailing down the Rhone. We loved it so much it was so relaxing and the food was first class. The ship was so beautiful and it looked so much better and more luxurious than any that moored up... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
3 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have just returned from a seven day trip on the Rhone. It was a first for us after several ocean cruises. We enjoyed it so much more ! Firstly there were only 140 guests and the service was friendly and professional. The food was gourmet, the cabins were a good size and the public ares were spacious with beautiful... More

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Lillehammer, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We joined the french vessel M/S Camargue, operated by Croisi Europe, at Chalon sur Saone. The cruise was to take us down the rivers to Marseilles, with lots of stops on the way. Dinner, with table wines included was being served as we left for Macon. After breakfast next day, one could go ashore and explore Macon on your own.... More

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Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Having recently returned from a Burgundy,Rhone & Provence cruise (5th-12th May) booked through Riviera River Cruises I had to post this review as my friend and I had such a super time. Everything lived up to the brochure description plus so much more. The cabins on board the Swiss Corona were comfortable (although we were glad we had booked one... More

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