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The green blue waters are stunning

Along the Rhone, in Lyon, there are restaurant and bar boats, playgrounds and plenty of seating... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Frederick P
Toronto, Canada
Superb holiday

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

Reviewed 5 November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Along the Rhone, in Lyon, there are restaurant and bar boats, playgrounds and plenty of seating. There are bike paths along in and you can spend your days endlessly riverside. The local wine is superlative too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Frederick P
Reviewed 5 November 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Noel W
Reviewed 30 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 22 September 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 18 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 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

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank BillwLondon
Reviewed 10 September 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Valueallreviews
Reviewed 1 September 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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank GuinivereCornwall
Reviewed 30 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from tonywQ5636LW |
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