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SeemaM
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
This was a cruise tour and our first. Three days in France and two in Dijon. The land part was excellent, with great guides and tour director. The Paris hotel was good and Dijon ok. I cannot say enough about the staff on the Buri. I ... Read more
Mary Kelley
Member Since 2016
1 review
My daughter & I went on this cruise together. She did the research to learn about suitable cruises in our budget & time frames. Also, people she knew had taken Viking cruises & described & recommended this Rhone River ... Read more
shiptoshore1000
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed August 2016
What a wonderful experience! We've been on a number of ocean cruises with various cruise lines but this was our first river cruise and our first Viking cruise. The visit to the small towns with walking tours included was a highlight of our ... Read more
Sugar Sweet
Member Since 2016
1 review
It was a nice extension to our 8 day Viking Cruise on the Rolfe through Northern France and ended in Paris with a connection by high speed train to Lyon for the next cruise on the Buri, touring the South of France. The excursions and ... Read more
rmayhew2010
Member Since 2016
1 review
Viking and their representatives could not do enough for my wife an i on our 20th anniversary trip. from the greeting at the airport to great restaurant recommendations in Nice the service was superb. Chef Nickoli even made sure Sylvia ... Read more
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shipahoygal
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We selected this cruise because we wanted to see the south of France and this seemed like a nice way to accomplish that. Prior to this, we had not taken a river cruise and thought that this would be a memorable experience. It was! It ... Read more
Hector Luis
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
First time expererince. Small number of passengers. Places to visit. Personnel atention was exceltional. Our bags did not arrive in time but the persistence and professionalism of the staff made a diffrence and they finally made it. They ... Read more
scraver@verizon.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
My sister and her husband had been on a cruise in October 2014 and had such a good time they wanted me and my husband to join them on another one. The ship was only two years old and was spectacular. It was clean and modern with all the ... Read more
Jill M
Member Since 2016
1 review
Others we traveled with had been to other areas of France. This was a wonderful experience and the staff could not have been more service-oriented or helpful. The food was just awesome, also! We enjoyed all our excursions and the ... Read more
cruisin
Member Since 2000
1 review
1 helpful vote
Never having been on a river cruise we took the recommendations of friends to cruise with Viking. I can't say enough about Viking. They are a professional operation yet kind and accommodating. They couldn't do enough for us. The food ... Read more
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knb1
Member Since 2016
1 review
Very simply, a wonderful experience. From the first step onto the ship it was delightful. The crew was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable throughout the cruise. From the minute we boarded the Buri it was apparent that the ... Read more
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Valerie Mah
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I ended up on this my first river cruise by default. My cousin's friend was returning from New Zealand and it seemed too short a turn around to go on the cruise so she asked her to see if she could find someone to take her place. I was ... Read more
Nickl60
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Friends had recommended Viking River Cruises. Everything exceeded expectations. Food, cabin, tours were uniformly excellent. All crew members were attentive. Whenever the slightest inconvenience arose our crew chief, Susie, ... Read more
RobertDB
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Though we have lived and traveled in Europe many times, we had not been to Southern France and wanted to explore that part of Europe. The trip up the Rhone from Avignon to Lyon was just the right choice. Lots of good stops, tours, and ... Read more
joke2020
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed April 2016
We cruised with Viking the year before in the Bordeaux region which was awesome since we love wines and that it was the trip is about. Wanted to try the Rhone River cruise. Not as many chateaus or wineries but visited lovely little ... Read more
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jballard
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
I chose the cruise for the price/location and because I wanted to cruise on Viking. It was every bit as wonderful as I anticipated. The food was top notch and the tour guides were very informative. The guests on the ship were delightful ... Read more
ltzern
Member Since 2016
1 review
This is my second river cruise and it is the best. Everyone from the cruise staff, tour guides and drivers to traveling passengers, all were so friendly and had made my cruise very enjoyable. The itinerary is very well organized and ... Read more
Pamelia E.
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Viking has a fine reputation. I've cruised with Viking before. This itinerary (Avignon to Lyon) was appealing because I did not know this area of France. Furthermore, the special airfare was a great deal. From beginning to end, ... Read more
caymen8
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of the excellent reviews Viking gets. As good as the reviews were, we were still blown away by how good the trip was. We were picked up at the airport by a very friendly Viking rep and taken to the ship for a ... Read more
Nullname
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise because of the location and time of year. It fit our plans. The cabin was quite satisfactory and not just because we spent very little time there. Items like heated floor and mirror, French milled soap, water every ... Read more
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SSAATTBB
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2015
Boarded Viking Buri in Chalon sur Saône 11/8/15 for the Portraits of Southern France for 8 day cruise and optional 3 day extension in Nice. We were first time cruisers. Met at airport in Lyon by staff and transferred to Chalon. ... Read more
MerrilH
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Our trip started in Lyon and ended in Nice. (We did the extension.) The Staff and Crew of the Buri paid attention to virtually every detail with warmth and friendliness. The accommodations were lovely. The bed was very comfortable and ... Read more
Smgall1004
Member Since 2016
1 review
Previously, we had enjoyed the Bordeaux, Chateaux, Rivers and Wine tour through the western part of France. In addition we had booked the delightful pre-cruise trip through the scenic Loire Valley, Our time in western France had ... Read more
navyskipper
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The pre-cruise Paris option worked out very well: met at CDG baggage exit by the Viking rep who took our bags to the waiting SUV; met at the Meridien by the Viking host with keys, ample information and valet to handle our baggage; the ... Read more
lamone
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Boarded Viking Buri 9/27/15 from Chalon France for Portraits of Southern France 8 day cruise. Checked in, welcomed, and then unpacked in our stateroom. Later we reviewed the cruise materials. Read a notice: Opening paragraph, "As ... Read more
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