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alexkrn46
Member Since 2002
7 reviews
4,113 forum posts
This was our third year going on Viking Cruise during the holidays, once again this did not disappoint. We had booked a Veranda Suite for us and French Balcony for our adult children. Pre Cruise: We choose the extension in Cologne ... Read more
erochlin
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My daughter and I just returned from a wonderful week visiting the Christmas Markets in Germany on the Viking Long ship, Var. After a little blip in air travel plans with Air Canada connections delayed to Toronto, we enjoyed what I would ... Read more
ganski
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
65 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had 4 couples travel together we a pre cruise in Prague. This was my 5th Viking cruise and knew what to expect. From the pickup at the Prague airport to the drop off at the Frankfurt airport, everything went smooth and no issues. The ... Read more
CruisingArtist5
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
We sailed from Budapest to Nurenberg for an eight day Romantic Danube river cruise. At no fault to Viking, we had a last minute flight change due to the Lufthansa pilot strike so we arrived to the ship a few hours later than expected. ... Read more
BetBates
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed November 2016
My mom and I went on the Romantic Danube River Cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg, Germany. I won this trip at work and we chose this sailing because the Christmas Markets start to open at this time and the weather wouldn't be as cold. We ... Read more
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Mitchell from Sarasota
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We did the Romantic Danube from Nuremberg, Germany to Budapest, Hungary from 10/28 to 11/4/2016 (our first river cruise). The pre-trip in Prague, Czech Republic and post-trip in Budapest were well worth the money, especially the choice of ... Read more
LLofgren
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
We looked at various river cruise options and providers and found Viking to have one of the highest ratings for overall cruise experience. The was our first cruise, of any type, and our first trip to Europe. From start to finish Viking ... Read more
cdkey4
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We had taken the Normandy cruise and wanted to go on another one. The Danube cruise offered several places we wanted to visit. The staff, food, accommodations, and tours were wonderful. I don't think there was one thing I would change. ... Read more
Ruppel8
Member Since 2016
1 review
Boss had sailed this trip and loved it. From the very moment we landed at Budapest, the Viking team took outstanding care and attention to detail. They were careful to give personalized care to every passenger. I never felt confused about ... Read more
fredwak
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Chose Viking based on repeated commercials and reviews showing Viking as a first class cruise line. Chose the Danube cruise based on dates and interest in finishing in Germany. Viking was great, from the initial call, the booking ... Read more
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gmpowell
Member Since 2017
1 review
We decided this Viking Cruise would be an excellent venue for celebrating 50 years of marriage. We also added a 2-day pre-extension in Budapest to the beginning of our cruise. From the moment we landed in Hungary, Viking staff assisted ... Read more
carmonaa
Member Since 2016
1 review
I was disappointing on the port in Nuremberg is located in this industrial part that has no appealing, it was not a nice way to start our adventure. the staff was wonderful I was promised a nice big window even if we were on the ... Read more
claremaf
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
We took this Viking Var Romantic Danube River Cruise for my husband's birthday and our 25th wedding anniversary, from Nuremberg (well actually Erlangen) to Budapest. Having seen the beautiful Viking commercials on television for years, we ... Read more
SusanSch
Member Since 2017
1 review
Our experience with Viking was top notch! Our flight was delayed out of the US due to thunderstorms. The airline had rebooked our flights upon arriving in Germany. Viking knew that we were delayed and adjusted our transfer from the ... Read more
Suelynn17
Member Since 2016
1 review
Wanted to see Southern France and learn about French wine. Learned a lot about the wine at two interesting wine tours with tastings. All escorted tours were fun and the guides were extremely knowledgable. The food was top notch with plenty ... Read more
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Lindaojua
Member Since 2016
1 review
The ship is accurately represented in their brochures, very beautiful. We had a balcony room on the middle level. I would rate everything from service to quality as excellent. The staff made a point to get to know you. We chose to purchase ... Read more
Klwag
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
5 helpful votes
This was our second Viking River cruise, the first being in 2014 on the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam. We traveled with three other couples and had a fantastic time. Viking has river cruising down to a science, and we were blessed by ... Read more
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jeanwashere
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
Experienced one of the best cruises I have ever taken. Staff members are extremely friendly and courteous. The tours were very informative and the guides very knowedegable. Disembarkation was so well organized but it was difficult ... Read more
Sydneyspipi
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
We chose the cruise because the ports were cities we had not visited and were on our list of places we wanted to see. We have no regrets about our decision. The accommodations were beyond our expectation. From the time we arrived we ... Read more
abiedel
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
the included daily walks through towns were great. Very doable and not too strenuous. There were lots of picture taking stops and places to eat, etc. We took a side trip in Vienna for a classical music night. We did three days in ... Read more
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sarajane2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
I choose a Viking cruise because of the wonderful experiences my friends and clients have had sailing with Viking. My experience was a BIG DISAPPOINTMENT! Friday 22April, 3P we boarded Viking Var in Budapest. Embarkation went ... Read more
hhbowler@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We went with a group of friends and booked well in advance. It was our first river cruise, so we weren't sure what to expect. We spend one night in Budapest before boarding the boat. We would highly recommend the Hilton Budapest on the ... Read more
Danjlet
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2016
From what we had seen and heard about over the years it seemed an obvious choice for a relaxing vacation where we could explore a part of the world we had never seem. It totally met out expectations. Everything went smoothly, from the ... Read more
CherylBRowe
Member Since 2017
1 review
My sister and I traveled to Europe together to celebrate our April/May birthdays. The pre and post trip accommodations in Budapest and Prague were great and the cruise itself was fabulous. From the courteous and knowledgable staff to ... Read more
davcas
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our first river cruise and cruising the Danube in April was a great value and fit our schedule. Viking took care of everything from booking, travel arrangements, destination information and highlights and a wonderful ship, ... Read more
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