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Riviera Travel cruise Christmas markets Germany

It was an excellent river cruise by Riviera Travel. The staff and crew could not do enough for you... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
A wonderful vacation - Lyon to Avignon

This was my first river cruise although I have done many ocean cruises and am a seasoned traveller... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

It was an excellent river cruise by Riviera Travel. The staff and crew could not do enough for you. The whole cruise was well organised and planned. The Emily Bronte ship was in excellent condition. the cabins were spotlessly clean. the food was excellent. If...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

This was my first river cruise although I have done many ocean cruises and am a seasoned traveller. I had a thoroughly good time and there was nothing to complain about, although I read a long list of complaints from another traveller on this site....More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The river cruise exceeded expectations. The food in the dining room was of a very high quality particularly at dinner service. The wine selections were above average and the service extremely attentive. I would recommend taking advantage of a suite upgrade if possible as a...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

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

1  Thank Hengist002
Reviewed 3 October 2017 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

1  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

2  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

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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
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Response from Janet P | Reviewed this property |
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