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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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MaraLee
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were interested in the scheduled ports of call and the daily tours included in the package. We had other friends who had taken a Viking Cruise and they all raved about the value of their trip. If we had it to do over again, we ... Read more
truly tex
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Fabulous from the beginning to the end. We were so happy to have extended the river cruise in the beginning at Budapest and again in Amsterdam and Ghent. There is so much to tell and space does not permit. From the Central Market in Pest ... Read more
lefant
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary and my husband's birthday on this cruise. We extended our trip with the pre cruise in Budapest which was a wonderful experience. We also extended with the post cruise in Amsterdam and Belgium. The ... Read more
t_mclean@juno.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
My husband chose this cruise as a gift to me. I was pleasantly surprised with the accommodations on the boat. He had booked a stateroom with a separate sitting room. I was able to sleep in, while he could get up and not disturb me by ... Read more
Ken Zoellner
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I selected the Viking Grand European River Cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. I was attracted to this cruise because everything was included in the price and the route takes you through most of the big name cities and attractions of ... Read more

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lynelles@live.com.au
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
When I retired from teaching after 40 years of service, I wanted to celebrate my new life with a European river cruise. We chose the Grand European Tour for 2 reasons. The first reason was that it was highly recommended by friends and ... Read more
nanainwi
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The staff are great. The program director knew her job and did it well, she was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and many of the buildings and was entertaining. We looked forward to her talks every evening before dinner. ... Read more
enchanted48
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my second river boat cruise with Viking. They do a excellent job from beginning to the end.The flight arrangements that I made through Viking meet my needs also. The ship, the crew, the excursions are all top notch . The dining ... Read more
JMEdgar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The Tulips & Windmills river cruise had been recommended to my 3 travel partners by a mutual friend and they invited me to complete the four-some. I reluctantly agreed due to the cost of the cruise, but it was definitely a great trip. ... Read more
tjwait
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Wonderful experience! The Cruise was through the Netherlands and Belgium. The crew was fantastic. Very accommodating. I have a special dietary need and was fixed special dishes. Food was delicious and wine plentiful. Ports of call ... Read more

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ecoughlin
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My husband and I and two friends from work always wanted to do a river cruise. When this became available, we jumped at it. And glad we did. This was a wonderful experience. The longboat was gorgeous, the staff was amazing, the ... Read more
TalkAboutTravel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
2 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
kgsports@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
I have always wanted to see the area of Germany and Austria during the Christmas season, so we decided a great way to do this was on a cruise down the Danube. The ship was incredibly comfortable, the crew was top notch and as friendly ... Read more

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Ranting Bill
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
Tim$$
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our cruise was the Christmas Market Cruise on the Danube from Budapest to Nuremberg in late December 2015. The boat was a Viking Baldur, not the Njord as originally scheduled because the Njord had some sort of mechanical problem. But the ... Read more
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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
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
marilynptx
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Viking definitely provides a 5-star experience! This was my first Viking adventure and I will surely go on another. We traveled aboard the Viking Baldur which was very nice and clean, rooms were well appointed and provided everything ... Read more

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Ian Schofield
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 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
5 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
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

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