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German-built Viking Baldur and its sister "Longships" represent a new take on river hospitality, one in which a sleek, Scandinavian ambience is the antithesis of river's traditionally fusty vessels. What ...
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TalkAboutTravel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose the Tulips and Windmills cruise because, um, we wanted to see tulips and windmills. That, and we wanted to go on a river cruise, and Viking looked like the best choice ... and it was! The ship and crew were remarkable. ... Read more
JanHusker
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This cruise was recommended by family who had traveled Viking before. My brother and his wife, my sister and her husband, and just me decided to take this particular adventure. It was a most superb experience. The boat was beautiful and ... Read more
Rndsoukup
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
My husband and I loved our first river cruise. We traveled the Danube at Christmas, stopping at Christmas Markets. The crew was fantastic. It was nice to have a home to come home to each night...with people saying hi every night like we ... Read more
Ranting Bill
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
It sounded very relaxing and it was a chance to see part of Europe I'd not seen. Our very attentive crew took care of all details. Superb meals. Reasonable cost. The shore excursions were well planned and I appreciated that the costs were ... Read more
bocsaway
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed this Christmas market cruise. We went in the middle of December and added a few days in Budapest. We did not have the opportunity to explore Passau, but the embarkation process went very smoothly. The rooms are ... Read more

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Patsyjones
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After having taken several ocean cruises, we took our first river cruise in November2015. We went on this river cruise to see the Christmas markets in Eorope. We very much enjoyed seeing all the markets along the way and The small ... Read more
Ian Schofield
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
2015 saw our first river cruise of what promises to be many. My wife and I had probably the best vacation that we have ever had. We had previously experienced Ocean cruises but we found this to be the most relaxing and most enjoyable ever. ... Read more
Charlie88101
Member Since 2011
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was our first river cruise and we loved it. The people of Viking were the most accommodating of any cruise we've ever taken. Everyone, no exceptions, was there to make the experience the best you've ever had. The only glitch was ... Read more
Teachergal52
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Have to admit this was our first cruise of any kind. We had a fantastic time on the Baldur!! the crew was amazing. Jens, the Hotel manager was always available. The crew was friendly and very obliging. A special shout out to Jackson ... Read more
Teachergal52
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Back yesterday from 14 glorious nights on the Viking Baldur/ and Magni. It was our very first cruise ever..to celebrate my retirement and our 30th Anniversary. We arrived in Amsterdam late as the airport was fogged in...regret we didn't ... Read more

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RetTeach
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Three days before leaving we received an email stating the Baldur would not make it to Budapest in time for our departure due to low water levels. We were to meet the Viking Magni. Upon our early arrival at the airport, we were met by ... Read more
TrvlGigi
Member Since 2010
1 review
441 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The first words that come to mind about Viking are, "what a class act!" Our 15-day Grand European cruise on the Baldur was so absolutely wonderful! Although we have been on many ocean cruises, this was our first river cruise ... Read more
Joyce Zange
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Had an unbelievable time cruising from Amsterdam to Budapest. The ports were fantastic and the crew couldn't have been more accommodating. We enjoyed all the ports and that the entertainment in most cases were native to the country. The ... Read more
Robs58
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I recently travelled from Budapest to Amsterdam with my Mum on the Viking Baldur. What a fabulous trip! Everything about the ship was wonderful, from our cabin (though on the small side), to the lounge and bar, the main dining room, the ... Read more
dpaddle
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Our first cruise ever and it was beyond all expectations. We pre stayed two days in Budapest at the Hilton over looking the Danube and had a relaxing time to get our clocks straightened out before the actual cruise. Boarded the Baldur and ... Read more

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rickhourie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Everything was first class. From the arrival at the boat and 4 men in red shirts met our taxi and just took over the unloading of our many bags. Their comment was "this is your vacation". So special. It only got better from ... Read more
avit46
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Although we had a rocky start to our trip because of missed airline connections and consequently delayed luggage, we loved the accommodations at the Hotel Movenpick in Amsterdam. We had been to Amsterdam previously, and we were very happy ... Read more
BettyH155
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a great time celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary and marking two things off our buckets lists - visiting Germany and taking a cruise! We appreciated that all the arrangements and costs are included. We added the pre-cruise ... Read more
Eph traveler
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our cruise on the Viking Baldur is the best. Service is friendly and phenomenal. They anticipate any needs that you might want or need. Examples: on a warm day on the sun deck, a server came up with glasses of water; on a cooler and ... Read more
karelet
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
529 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our 8 Day Viking river cruise started in Amsterdam, Netherlands. We had taken a transatlantic cruise on the Celebrity Silhouette to get to Amsterdam, and as luck would have it, the Silhouette berthed in the place that our river cruise ... Read more

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KaittyKat
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
our second cruise with Viking Cruises. Easily as good as the first a year before in a similar area. The staff are excellent, attentive but not in any way obsequious. We had fabulous excursions, restful times on board with fabulous ... Read more
needlewood
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
We had cruised on the Viking Bragi in 2013 for 15 days - Budapest to Amsterdam. It was wonderful so we booked a shorter cruise on part of the same river. We really prefer river cruising. We flew into Brussels and spent three days in ... Read more
Sheldon Miles
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we had no previous experiece to use as a criterion for this one. We chose Viking instead of one of its competitors because of its reputation as the most expensive cruise line, and the best. The ship was a ... Read more
jwmurphy56
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first Viking River Cruise and we depending strongly on reviews to choose our trip. In the course of our week long cruise we found that most of the other passengers had taken a previous river cruise with Viking. We found that ... Read more
gormot
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
Our 30thieth anniversary needed to be something special and the advertisements for Viking Cruises looked as if a river cruise would fit the bill. Booking was easy and talking with Walter and making the arrangements was an indication that ... Read more

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