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karendwy
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed August 2016
The choice of optional and regular excurisions were not as great as other cruises we have been on. Otherwise, the ship was great, service was great and the food was good. It seemed to me that Viking wanted to put a river boat on the Rhone ... Read more
1stimecruiser
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
275 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We are seasoned ocean cruisers with 24 cruises under our belts and wanted to try River cruising. We’ve sailed on Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian, Costa, Princess and Holland America. Needless to say this was our ... Read more
grannycarole11
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Our first river cruise with Viking...we were met at CDG airport upon arrival by the Viking staff, whisked to the motor coach for transfer to the Viking Rinda docked in Le Pecq, outside of Paris. Lovely location for walking on your own. A ... Read more
50thweddind
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
We chose the Normandy cruise because it was a place we had wanted to visit. Several couples from our development had been on this Viking cruise. Also our travel agent recommended Viking cruises. From the beginning of the cruise to ... Read more
Scrapper1943
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our second Viking cruise and we've already scheduled a third. As always we were met by a Viking representative to guide us to our motor coach. Paris no longer allows River Cruise boats to dock in the city so we had to travel to ... Read more
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Frys2go
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Heard good things about Viking. Everything was very nice EXCEPT the horrifying drive to the airport from river boat. THE DRIVER WAS THE WORST!!!!! So many asked that he slow down, and be cautious. He did not seem to care, taking turns as ... Read more
CR Mudgeon
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
This cruise was chosen for the itinerary. The Normandie landing beaches appealed to me, Monet appealed to my wife. We are experienced ocean cruisers but had never done a river cruise before. We enjoyed the experience immensely but found it ... Read more
kimmariemiller4
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our first time traveling with Viking on our first river cruise was awesome! Everything went smoothly. The Rinda is a beautiful ship. We truly enjoyed sitting on our balcony when we were in our cabin. The cabin was lovely. The staff ... Read more
dewilson
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
Wanted to see Normandy and Paris. The trip exceeded our expectations. Viking was particularly thoughtful about Normandy and allowed us to participate in a small ceremony that made the experience even more meaningful! The crew seemed to ... Read more
NT Melanie
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose the cruise because my husband has always wanted to visit Normandy. The cruise gave us that opportunity along with visits to Paris and other places in France. The cruise was excellent. The tours were good and the tour guides ... Read more
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mijomurray
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed July 2016
This was our first river cruise and the first time in France. We had always wanted to go to Normandy & see the D-Day sights. The experience was better than we anticipated. The food, the tours, the accommodations, and the service were ... Read more
Pb61
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
First time on Viking, but I have been on many other ocean and river cruises. Viking is pricey, but decided to try them due to included wine, beer and most excursions. Viking delivered in terms of personal service, delicious foods, ... Read more
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bert.braud@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
At the time of our cruise, Paris and the Seine were experiencing some of the worst flooding in decades. We were apprehensive about what might happen. Viking and its wonderful staff went out of their way to make the experience fantastic! ... Read more
nursldy@machabit.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
It was selected by a Travel agency my brother has booked with many times. We did the pre-trip to Paris then down the Seine to Normandy. All the side excursions were well planned and informative. Our tour guides were well informed and ... Read more
Lgrynsr
Member Since 2016
1 review
Second time Viking cruise; wanted to visit Amsterdam and many other cities along the Rhine river. We arrived two days before the cruise and stayed in Amsterdam. Visited many of the sights including a canal boat ride. Windmills were ... Read more
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czinn
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our first journey to Europe. We were introduced to Viking by friends who accompanied us on the cruise. We used Viking Air which includes transportation to and from the airport. The Viking agent actually walked all passengers in ... Read more
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clydeyancey
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The cruise was a birthday present for my wife who is a water-colorist and wanted to se Monet's home, gardens, etc. I was interested in the beaches of Normandy, The cruise was fantastic and made so by the staff, ship, food and tours. ... Read more
mjmcam
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
We loved the itinerary because we got to see Normandy beach, Monet's Garden and Versailles all in one 8 night river cruise. The ship was spotless; the food was excellent. This was our second river cruise and it will not be our last. Our ... Read more
jjmsr
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed May 2016
Went from Paris to Normandy. Visited the Louvre, Museum D'Orsay, Eifel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and shopping in Paris. Our tour guide, Ken, was all world. The first day we said after him, Bon Jour, siv vous ple. The French ... Read more
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julieapeacock@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we wanted a relatively short and close to home one in case we didn't like it. How foolish we were! It was remarkable. Not only were the other passengers most interesting, but the crew were a delight and ... Read more
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richardventers
Member Since 2016
1 review
We have always wanted to go on a river cruise and Viking seemed like a good choice. We were right and we had a wonderful time. We hope to go on another river cruise in the future. The staff was very friendly and efficient. The cruise ... Read more
jdbirch
Member Since 2007
12 reviews
68 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Paris and the Heart of Normandy aboard the Viking Rinda. April 20-27, 2016 OK, we’re not rookies at this… this is our fifth Viking cruise, and this was our least favorite of the batch. Not Viking’s fault, ... Read more
pdagestad
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The primary reason we took the cruise was to visit Normandy. We did the pre stay in Paris. The hotel was in an ideal location next to the Eiffel Tower. It was also close to a metro stop that allowed easy access to all of Paris. Also ... Read more
sbgringa
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
I really can't say one negative thing about this cruise. From the moment we stepped on the boat, everything was runs so perfectly and efficiently I was amazed. Just as advertised for once! The service was great, the cabin spotless and ... Read more
silkandsweettea
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
This is our 4th Viking River Cruise and was just what we wanted. It was very laid back and relaxing. Bordeaux is a beautiful city and the cruise gave us just enough interest to want to go back to the city for a longer visit. Viking has ... Read more
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