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KSKLEIGH53
Member Since 2016
1 review
My husband and I sailed on the Viking Skadi Longship from 24 June to 9 July, 2016. Here are major observations and comments: - It was the BEST TRIP we have ever taken in our lives! - The Viking longship, Skadi, was spotless and the ... Read more
Doug3241
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
We have been to Europe several times but this cruise took us to places we had not been before. Viking Cruises and this particular cruise had been recommended to us by friends on two separate occasions. The food was excellent and the ... Read more
building guy
Member Since 2016
1 review
It was by far the most enjoyable and relaxing tour we have ever been on. Being on a ship with only 170 passengers was probably what made it special. The tour director, Gary was unbelievable. He was with us from when we embarked, he was ... Read more
keyana
Member Since 2016
1 review
We did a pre-cruise visit to Prague. The city tour provided by Viking was informational and gave us a nice history of the city. Worth the visit. We boarded the boat at Budapest ( ship name Skadi) and it went smoothly. The cabin ... Read more
xpricv@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
My husband and I chose this cruise because we wanted quality, education, and a peaceful cruise. We are seniors so we felt at home in the mostly group of seniors. We've raised our children and appreciated the peace and quiet of a childless ... Read more

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Big Lynn
Member Since 2016
1 review
We really wanted to see the "Windmills and Tulips" tour. We always arrive a day early just in case there is any problem with international travel. We stayed at the Marriott Renaissance for the night and taxied to the ... Read more
bigelowaf
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
We wanted to celebrate out 60th wedding anniversary (Sept), but needed to go early to see the tulips! We had visited Holland 20 years ago and had on our "bucket list" for years. The longship was beautiful, the staff great and ... Read more
bigelowaf
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
This was a great experience. We were celebrating (early) our 60th anniversary and had Tulips and Windmills on our Bucket List". Ratio of crew to guests was 50/174; a great mix. Tour guides were all excellent. All staff ... Read more
malion@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
We wanted to see the tulips and windmills. I saw that and so much more. I got to see so much history and art. (my passion) Everyday was so special. Our flight arrived very early in the morning and the crew where so helpful about ... Read more
Peter - NT
Member Since 2016
1 review
We have been on a Viking River Cruise before. The experience then was excellent. We have reviewed other firms advertisements but have seen nothing that has convinced us to switch away from Viking. This cruise, Tulips and Windmills, was ... Read more

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mobo53
Member Since 2016
1 review
We were not keen on going on an ocean cruise and decided we would try a river cruise and choose to go on a Viking Danube Waltz river cruise. We choose December as prices were very reasonable then and we loved the idea of seeing all the ... Read more
Wayde
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
This was my first river cruise and my wife and I couldn't have picked a better introductory cruise. This was also my wife's first trip to Europe. The itinerary for the Danube Waltz trip contained the right amount of excursions to ... Read more
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MarkMarkMark
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2015
Everything about cruise was first rate. Were met at airport by several staff so no concerns about where to go, luggage, etc. Food was fantastic and dinner wines were much better than expected. Wait staff were very friendly and helpful; ... Read more
Semmons
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2015
I made this cruise with a long time friend who loves to travel, loves Christmas, and loves to shop, like me! Our transfer to the longship went off without a hitch. Our ship was the Skadi. What a wonderful crew! They knew our name, ... Read more
Justdoit!
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was cruising for the totally gutless traveler. If you are totally new of overseas travel it might be good otherwise, no. EVERYTHING is totally scripted you are on a bus tour most days while your ship is "sailing through the ... Read more

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anne luther
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
We are deeply disappointed in Viking. This was our first cruise with Viking and definitely our last. The cruise was not at all what we expected. We never felt the luxury they promote in their brochures and TV ads. Instead we paid a ... Read more
Trudy Veitch
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed September 2015
We booked our riverboat cruise one year before our departure date in order to get the dates we wanted. When we arrived at our home airport (Halifax) we were told that Viking had booked us on two flights on the Germany to Prague leg of ... Read more
MPK7
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed September 2015
Our Grand European River Cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam in Sep 2015 was truly wonderful and one of the most enjoyable trips we have taken. My wife and I have traveled many places around the world. This was a our second Viking cruise and ... Read more
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JohnoH
Member Since 2015
1 review
Reading of low water problems before departure, an email from Viking while in Prague indicating a different embarkation point (Komarom, 60 mile west of Budapest), did not bode well. Some pre-cruise Prague passengers did receive the email ... Read more
Gail Ditsch
Member Since 2015
1 review
The Viking staff took care of us from start to finish. Booking was like visiting with a friend, and he answered all our questions (many before we asked them). Viking met us in the airport in Budapest, and stayed with us until we had our ... Read more

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equity67
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Just back from a Grand European Tour our fourth cruise with Viking. Our first was in 2004 (France) and most recent 2010 (Christmas markets). They have come a very long way. The Skadi (one of their "longships") was magnificent. ... Read more
Weather Witch
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
This being our 42st cruise and 5th riverboat voyage, we are very fortunate to have many experiences from with which to compare our latest cruise on Viking's Grand European Tour. On the very positive side, we met several wonder couples, ... Read more
Barry and Wendy
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2015
This was our first River Cruise and it exceeded our expectations all round. From the moment we were picked up in Budapest and taken to the ship the service was first rate. We loved being so close to the action in all the Ports. A short ... Read more
wjgobird1
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Everything about our cruise was superb. The wait staff made the cruise so much fun and the evening activities were enjoyable. I can't say enough about the food. So good and the verity of choices were excellent. We loved the piano ... Read more
lynnshar
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
My wife and I highly recommend this cruise. We enjoyed the many tours (and the organization of groups according to their fitness level) and the valuable information provided by the tour guides. We had plenty of time to wander about by ... Read more

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