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In 2012, Viking River Cruises kicked off a dramatic three-year-long fleet expansion by inaugurating six ships. A year later, 10 more identical ships were christened, and another dozen are due in 2014. Viking ...
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12/14
We have taken nine cruises (this was our 10th) with Viking. We had not traveled to this part of Europe and we wanted to ... Read more
10/14
Sailed from Bucharest to Budapest; visited former Communist controlled countries. Many of these countries are ... Read more
Fantastic mjgholden
10/14
Having just completed my first Viking River Cruise from Bucharest to Amsterdam I can only say it was an awesome trip. ... Read more
09/14
The ship was clean, attractive and the crew outstanding. That said, much was negative. The dining experience was ... Read more
Grand European Tour Texyankee16
09/14
We planned on spending several weeks touring Europe before taking the cruise. While we were still home and making final ... Read more

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We enjoyed good weather, a great crew, super Program Director, excellent food, nice accommodations, and minimal ... Read more
Lemon Law uncle judge
08/14
We booked the two week grand european cruise and looked forward to what the brochures called, "scenic cruising" and ... Read more
Know Before You Go oaklandgirl
07/14
First things first: I was traveling with my 82-year-old mother and 18-year-old daughter (I'm 50). We are all very ... Read more
Minor issues Windyoldfart
05/14
Our cruise started with bus tours even before arriving at the port of Giurgiu to board the ship. Each day included more ... Read more
Background: My husband and I have done one other river cruise – Viking’s Imperial Jewels of China which was ... Read more

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02/14
My wife and I flew from Australia in Business Class on the 10th of June 2013 as part of four months travel throughout ... Read more
We had heard very good things about Viking River Cruises and we anxious to give it a try. Our travel experience has ... Read more
11/13
The Embla is one of Vikings newest cruise ships, known as 'long boats' Our Embla cruise was from Budapest to Romania ... Read more
09/13
We took the long European Sojourn cruise, Amsterdam to Bucharest. We made a great choice; seeing Europe from the river ... Read more
Great Experience Belle Star
08/13
The crew was great, very accommodating in all aspects. Cabins are smaller than ocean cruise ships, but very efficient ... Read more

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Surpringly disappointed 5 Star World Traveler
07/13
We joined the ship in Bucharest for originally a 21 day cruise to Amsterdam but had to vacate the ship in Budapest due ... Read more
This trip was one of the most expensive cruise vacations we have ever taken and was generally disappointing. Before I ... Read more
06/13
The Grand European river tour in April-May 2013 was our 2nd tour with Viking. The first was the Roof of the World tour ... Read more
Solid CelticMutt
05/13
While there were a few minor glitches in our 17 days with Viking on the Embla and then on the Prague extension, the ... Read more
Having done 18 ocean cruises, and several "bus" tours of Europe, I was intrigued by river boat cruising. After much ... Read more

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Wonderful trip! Sail Girl
02/13
This was my first River Cruise. The ship, the Viking Embla was new and well done. My cabin (on the lowest deck) was ... Read more
My sister and I have always wanted to visit some of Europe's Christmas markets. Booking Viking's Romantic Danube trip ... Read more
12/12
My husband and I were quite pleased with our third floor stateroom with a balcony....enjoyed the views as we passed ... Read more
10/12
My husband and I booked our Viking Embla cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg in September of 2011 directly through ... Read more
10/12
This was our second river cruise with Viking: the first was in southern France. In both cruises, the service and ship ... Read more

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