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River ships are the original slow boats, flat-bottomed vessels that slowly ply inland waterways, designed to fit under bridges and through series of locks. While they bring passengers past beautiful scenes of ...
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SM77
Member Since 2016
1 review
Actually our trip was longer, we did the Castles & Legends tour which adds two nights in Munich, two nights in Salzburg before taking you to Passau to board the ship. My rating for the cruise portion is definitely five stars - I had a ... Read more
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ghay49@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose Viking because advertising works! We were extremely pleased with the cruise and Viking itself. Service was outstanding, the food tasty and the excursions generally well done. We picked a time of year when the weather can still ... Read more
srandrle
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we had taken another Viking river cruise in 2014 down the Rhine and were very impressed by the overall experience we had with Viking. The Danube cruise was even better. The cruise/land tour package that we ... Read more
wkrajewski873
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
The cruise was at a good price. The food was great, dishes from each country we went through. The people were great. I made a lot of friends on the cruise. The crew was outstanding. The tours were really good and informative. The bar ... Read more
RBGraesser
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The ship was lovely. At one port we had to walk through two other ships that were not Viking ships, we noticed that our ship was much nicer than either of the others. The cabin was spacious enough, and was better laid out than any other ... Read more

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norm834
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Based on TV ads chose this cruise because of price and the places it visited on the Danube. The experience was beyond our expectations. The only negative was the 4+ hour layover in Heathrow on the way to Budapest. The ship was spacious ... Read more
SBE
Member Since 2016
1 review
We loved our Viking cruise. We have cruised with a number of cruise lines on both ocean liners and small ships but this was our best experience so far. We loved the casual attitude and the friendliness of the staff and fellow passengers. ... Read more
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Tessie New York
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
We have done many ocean cruises at various price points including the Haven on the NCL Breakaway, crossings on Cunard, but this Danube trip was our best cruise experience ever - and we had one of the lowest priced cabins!! The ship was ... Read more
dianeandrews
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I always swore to never take a cruise, however several friends persuaded me otherwise. My biggest challenge when I returned was to find a "favorite" part of the trip. Every part of the vacation was magnificent. The ... Read more
Chicago Cruiser2
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Although we have traveled to Europe several times, the Danube Waltz cruise on the Viking Legend was the most fun and relaxing trip we have taken recently. Our favorite stop was Salzburg, where coffee and a pastry at Furst's was simply ... Read more

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pnickel
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our first cruise, if I have to dress for dinner, I won't go. We went 3 days early to spend some time in Munich (was stationed in the area while in the army). Munich should be a pre-cruise choice. Took the train to Passau and had ... Read more
rdstevensjr2
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
What a wonderful experience. We had taken a couple of 'big boat' cruises previously, but this smaller ship met our needs perfectly. I have MS and have become somewhat disabled over time, but the size of this ship was MUCH better for me. ... Read more
Marcia ezra
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
This was our first river cruise, and we were very pleased. The staff could not have been more pleasant and responsive..everyone was very friendly and helpful. The Cruise Director David Morgan, was very charming as well as conscientious. ... Read more
fgfaller
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
I call it casual elegance and the staff left no stone unturned. Our every question and need was met with patience and a smile The food was a culinary delight. We cruised at night which meant early morning docking allowing us to ... Read more
Nixkay
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed September 2015
This was our second Viking river cruise and we were not disappointed, everything was pretty much perfect. The ship is not one of the new longships but we found it to be very comfortable. It always looked clean and tidy. There was plenty of ... Read more

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ourdream
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was our first river cruise, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We started with a pre-cruise stay in Prague at the Hilton-Prague (beautiful hotel). Pre-booked two city tours (a walking/boat/dinner tour and a food tour the next day). Both ... Read more
brimel
Member Since 2006
1 review
18 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
This was our first time on a river cruise, after 4 ocean cruises, and we could not be more thrilled with how it went. We chose Viking because of the itinerary, but everything about this trip exceeded our expectations. The ship was great, ... Read more
reg.johnstone
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
We sailed on the Legend from Passau in July and found every aspect of our holiday excellent. The ship was one of the older ones in the fleet, but we found it well presented and it had all the facilities we wanted. We had not sought a ... Read more
edgtraveler
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
The cruise was excellent. Comfortable room- that we weren't in very much. The food was good - I gained 5 pounds on the trip. My husband and I enjoyed all the excursions. We also stayed the two extra days in Budapest which was all we ... Read more
hmcwilliams
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
We had two nights in a hotel in Budapest before going to the ship which was very good although the hotel was very busy especially at breakfast. The Viking staff was very helpful at the hotel. This was our fifth Viking River Cruise and ... Read more

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Keithleeds
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
This was our first experience of river cruising but wish we had done it earlier. The crew were wonderful and couldn't do enough to ensure we had a wonderful time. The ship was the perfect size not too many people on board. We weren't ... Read more
PaulG47
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was my first river cruise, based on my wife's recommendation, she did the Moscow to St. Petersburg cruise last year with a friend. From the moment we boarded on the first day to reluctantly leaving on the last day we received 5 ... Read more
otter941
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Ours was a travel group of 7 adults, who took 3 double cabins and a single cabin. 3 of us had been on Viking cruises in the past; 4 were new to river cruising. All seemed to have a wonderful time during the entire trip. Cabin Staff was ... Read more
Cvbsmi
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
This was our first river cruise and we went All out. First class flights And a suite on board. When we arrived at the ship we were very surprised and disappointed. Our ship, the Legend was old and shabby, not at all like the picture on ... Read more
lew.robinson@talk21.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Right from the very start of boarding the ship in Budapest, we had an amazing time. Every single member of the staff on board was absolutely brilliant, they could not have been more friendly, and nothing was too much trouble for them. They ... Read more

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