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drcpa
Member Since 2009
1 review
177 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Our 3rd Viking cruise (our first that wasn't Danube or Rhine Christmas Markets) and always a real pleasure. Spent some time in Marseille and Aix them off to Avignon to begin the cruise. Service, food, ports, and shore activities were ... Read more
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lap4
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise because it had the itinerary we were interested in. We had seen the advertisements for the Viking cruises and were always impressed by the color, the sights and the ports. The ship was exactly as advertised. Our ... Read more
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fraca1
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed October 2016
Smaller, more intimate trip. The crew, including the captain greeted you. The food was exquisite. The chef would go out to the markets and pick up fresh items to serve when we in a port. Since their were only 180 guest on board it was very ... Read more
jbrooks1985
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed October 2016
We traveled with our parents for their 50th wedding anniversary. We enjoyed the included shore excursions each morning and the guides were excellent as was the scenery. We also chose 3 optional tours and they were fantastic. The truffle ... Read more
W. J. Young
Member Since 2017
1 review
We had a broad exposure to the history and archeological gems of France and were able to visit many local communities along the Rhone River. Food was terrific. We had local specialties as we're cruised through the country as well as ... Read more
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MJ Atlanta
Member Since 2017
1 review
Almost 3 years ago my friends and I took our first VRC to the Netherlands (Tulips & Windmills) to celebrate a milestone birthday I was having. We loved it, so for 2016 we booked another cruise for 2 friends' milestone Bdays, The Bday ... Read more
Meloa
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed October 2016
Being met by smiling hostesses at the Marseille's airport set the tone for the week of cruising on the Rhone. Each day more than lived up to our expectations as we enjoyed the company of our fellow passengers, learned about the history of ... Read more
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Jeniceves
Member Since 2003
4 reviews
154 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We booked the "France's Finest" cruise which is a combination of the 7 day Lyon and Provence cruise and the 7 day Paris to Normandy cruise. We had never been on a river cruise and did so on the recommendation of friends who had. ... Read more
steveford1010
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Traveling with two other couples having little prior river cruise experience, we suggesed the Avignon to Lyon cruise, and all had a great time. We landed in Marseilles and were met after claiming our bags by the Viking representatives. ... Read more
jodan1213
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our third Viking River Cruise. We had done the Danube and the Rhine and loved both. So booking a third was a no brainer. The food was marvelous at every meal. The cabin was made spotless several times a day. We love the fact that ... Read more
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SeasonedTravellers
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
THIS WAS OUT FIRST CRUISE EXPERIENCE. On the plus side, Olivier, the Tour Director is energetic and very talented and entertaining as this Viking cruise provides little outside entertainment coming on to the ship. I was expecting 2 ... Read more
cmoody12
Member Since 2016
1 review
My daughter and I chose this cruise because we had been to Paris and the Loire Valley several years ago, but we had never been to southern France. We were delighted with the service provided by the crew, beginning with being met at the ... Read more
PaulMIre
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was our first experience of any cruise and it will not be our last. There was attention to detail in all aspects of our week in Provence. The staff and the programme director Patricia were all so helpful and always charming. A good ... Read more
peternina
Member Since 2005
1 review
241 forum posts
6 helpful votes
In my mind the south of France sounded like a good choice for our first river cruise. Both embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly; and during the course of the cruise we appreciated easy and continual accessibility to the staff. ... Read more
dabtoner29
Member Since 2016
1 review
This Viking River Cruise from Lyon to Avignon was part 2 of Viking's "Frances Finest". Due to a train strike we took a daylong bus ride from Paris to Lyon instead of a two hour train ride. It would have been nice if Viking had ... Read more
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shbrom
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed May 2016
The dates above apply only to the "cruise" portion of our vacation. Viking also arranged our air transport from Houston, TX on 20 May to Paris, our stay in Paris (2 days), and a bus tour of southern France through Burgundy to ... Read more
djrogers1
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose Lyon and Provence for food and wine experiences and were not disappointed. The food and wine on the Delling were both quite nice, and we dined at a brasserie in Lyon run by Paul Bocuse, a three-star Michelin chef. I have to ... Read more
MariaMMB
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I chose Viking with a destination in Avignon, as well as a 3 day pre-trip to Paris. I have significant health issues and I wanted a cruise line with a good reputation that would take care of everything, and so I would not have to be ... Read more
FloridaWitch
Member Since 2016
1 review
Travelling with a friend, this was our first Viking cruise and first river cruise as well. We decided to go as an incentive/reward for my friend's recovery from hip replacement surgery. The choice of itinerary was based on length of ... Read more
bonnie40dd
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
We chose a Viking River Tour because ocean cruises have too many people. They feel like being in a crowded mall. This was our first trip to Europe. Viking was amazing. The ship was small and intimate. The crew was attentive. The ... Read more
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Gkuyk
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose Viking because of friends who have traveled previously and enjoyed it. This was their fourth Viking tour with plans to travel again next year. The attention to personal detail by staff was a priority. From "good ... Read more
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JoelN
Member Since 2016
1 review
We originally booked because of a referral from a friend. After doing some research, we found that the line had many satisfied guests, our experience met and exceeded our expectations. The service was friendly and very good but not ... Read more
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fmc1996
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed March 2016
Wanted a wine oriented cruise and the Agent Lynne suggested this as an alternative to the Burgandy tour, which included Paris and Dijon, both of which I had visited before.The staff and service were excellent. Our weather saw rain clouds ... Read more
lmboeke
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The ship was wonderful. great layout and cabins are large. Crew could not have been more wonderful and helpful. Shore excursions are always very well organized and very informative. Food was exceptional. We will never go back to the ... Read more
springerspaniels
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
Our third Viking River cruise. Service , food and staff usual high standard. Ship was beautiful - modern , airy and clean. New outside terrace too - fortunately we had good weather so ate outside several times . Tables were quickly taken ... Read more
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