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One of the best holidays I have had! Everything about the trip was excellent, destinations, staff... read more

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From Paris to The Riviera on on Avalon river cruise

Never thought that I was a Cruise person but this was my second river cruise with Avalon and I have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best holidays I have had! Everything about the trip was excellent, destinations, staff and weather!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never thought that I was a Cruise person but this was my second river cruise with Avalon and I have thoroughly enjoyed both. This year the cruise started with two nights in Paris. The hotel was well located - in the shadow of the Eiffel...More

Thank Noel W
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

First cruise with Riviera! Wow, we were totally satisfied with everything laid on for us during the week. Trips,food ,accommodation, transfers,and staff care were simply magnificent! We felt part of a family whilst aboard and it was a wrench to disembark to return home! Nothing...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous cruise however they cancelled one of our shore excursions due to an accident on the river. We returned home July 6 th and just got our 93.00 back the end is September. This was after many calls from my husband. They...More

1  Thank Maureen C
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Well we visited the Rhone/Saône on our wonderful river cruiser EMERALD LIBERTE... Stayed two nights and absolutely loved this river and especially the night views along the river, with its illuminations.

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We booked a cruise on the Rhône on boarding the ship,it was past is sell by date. The next morning we were due to sail. The ship then had a fault and was unable to sail. It had no electricity, all the toilets on the...More

2  Thank BillwLondon
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This was our third river cruise with Emerald Waterways and in many ways it was the best one. We are familiar with their ships and we found Emerald Liberte on the Rhone to be a bit smaller than those on which we had travelled on...More

1  Thank Valueallreviews
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I have just returned from a trip on the Saone and Rhone on the Lord Byron via Eurostar, which was an interesting and hassle free way to travel. Having just read an utterly negative review by a previous traveller, I have to say I am...More

1  Thank GuinivereCornwall
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We booked a weeks cruise taking a bit of a gamble by choosing to occupy cabins on the Emerald Deck which in fact were the cheaper cabins by far. It certainly was a wise choice,not only did we make great savings but the cabins were...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Cruised on The Lord Byron, visiting Avignon and Arles. Also consisted of coach trips to vineyards and historical sites. All was fine, great boat and crew. However you need to be aware that there are many very senior people on the trip. If you are...More

1  Thank Mel W
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September 25, 2018|
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No... I could not hear any people walking on the top deck
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Response from Janet P | Reviewed this property |
We were not offered this - it is new this year. We only spent less than £100 on all our drinks - my hubby is teetotal and they do some good non alcoholic drinks onboard. If you do want to drink like a drain it may be worth... More
May 29, 2017|
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