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Vicogirl
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose the Rhine River cruise to celebrate our 25 th anniversary after spending the previous 2 months in Italy. 4 days prior to departure I received an email stating the ship had a broken propellor and that we would be bused to Breisach ... Read more
Crustybucket
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have sailed with Viking previously (Christmas Markets of the Danube) 3 years ago, and in fact, on the same ship. The ship hasn't changed, but the crew, and attitudes, has. This trip we opted for deck one (cabin 110) and the cabins are ... Read more
Rotkaeppchen
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed August 2016
Our trip was very enjoyable - we arrived by train in Amsterdam and boarded without difficulty. Employees were very friendly and helpful to get us settled. The dining experience was excellent. The tours we took were a propos, one tour ... Read more
ericthall
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose Viking for 2 reasons...firstly TV advertising..2ndly ...they offerred an exceptional package which included flights vs their competitors. Even though timing did not work for us and we changed carriers pricing was still less than ... Read more
vertine
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed August 2016
We chose Viking because of the great variity of sailng dates, it was our first river cruise. We chose Rhine Getaway because we had not been to Germany nor Amsterdam before. We were impressed to be picked up at the airport by a private limo ... Read more
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jpontice
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed August 2016
Our friends chose this cruise. The sites in all the locations we stopped at were terrific. And the staff on the ship were very attentive and they took very good care of us. We also enjoyed the fact that we had opportunities to walk and ... Read more
THNebraska
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise and based on reviews, we chose Viking and are so glad we did! This was one of the most incredible trips we've ever taken. Every last detail was perfectly planned out and executed. The staff on the board ... Read more
whrlwnd1
Member Since 2016
1 review
We arrived in Amsterdam very early in the morning as we had an overnight flight. Our Viking Cruise host met us while we were waiting for our luggage to come off the plane. We were then shuttled to our ship aboard a coach bus and given cold ... Read more
htg10
Member Since 2016
1 review
Chose Viking Cruise Line because of recommendations from friends. We thought the cruise was perfect. The ship was very clean and well maintained. Seemed like the crew never stopped cleaning on the boat. The food and service was over the ... Read more
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ryder3
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
My husband chose the cruise. The ship was lovely and our room was very nice and well maintained. The Wi-Fi connection was very weak. The food was excellent. It was nice to have a choice of where to eat. We had dinners up on the atrium ... Read more
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CORoby
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
I wanted to do a Rhine River Cruise and this provided a wonderful opportunity with stops at ports in Holland, Germany, France and ending in Switzerland. Tours at ports were well designed and organized; on-board activities and ... Read more
Ronnie60
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
This was my second river cruise and I wanted to cruise the Rhine river. Viking offered the best deal at the time I wanted to travel. The experience on this Viking ship was amazing, The crew were most helpful and made our trip most ... Read more
LoveToTravel9
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise in April because we wanted to see the beautiful flowers in bloom in Amsterdam, and also love the castles along the Rhine. We came to Amsterdam 3 days before the cruise, and loved exploring Amsterdam, from the ... Read more
ggcruiser2
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
This was our first cruise on Viking. Everything was excellent; as good or better than our previous river cruise on another line. The staff, rooms, food, tours, and briefings were tailored to our mature fellow passengers. The ... Read more
misamajoco
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our first cruise and we chose to take a Viking River Cruise down the Rhine River. We chose a pre-cruise extension and made all of the arrangements on our own, spending two nights in Amsterdam before boarding the Viking ship Hlin. ... Read more
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bcsralverson
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This is our third trip on Viking. They have always provided excellent service, interesting activities, and great excursions. The ships are well maintained and only a few years old. The food is always wonderful reflecting the foods of ... Read more
mariannebutler88
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2015
We couldn't have asked for a better experience! We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this cruise.The ship was beautiful. The crew was respectful and friendly. They treated us like people, not just a number. They took time to make us feel ... Read more
JCGNM
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2015
We chose this sailing so we could visit Christmas markets. We were not disappointed! Many markets, large and small, throughout the various ports. We were disappointed that we had to be bussed into so many towns however. The ship was ... Read more
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kjernst@sympatico.ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
It has always been my dream to visit Christmas markets in Germany during Advent. I had heard about bus tours but that was not what I wanted to do. Then I heard about River cruises that offered this. It was on my bucket list as of that ... Read more
mcggirl@comcast.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2015
We chose this cruise because we always wanted to go to the Christmas markets in Europe. It was totally worth doing and would consider doing it every year. It gets you in the spirit of Christmas and is so fun to see all the decorations ... Read more
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p anthony
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our first river cruise, but not our last! Everything from the booking to the trip itself was flawless. The Hlin is a new ship with every amenity imiginable for a river boat. I'm not sure my wife and I will ever sail on a large ... Read more
EvaT
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
River cruising was so relaxing. Highly recommended by my friend who goes on a cruise 3 times a year and has been to most places everyone would like to go to. Our cabin suite was a bit pricy and booked at the last minute. However, I was ... Read more
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Waters aerobics
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
My sister and I signed up for this cruise because of the Christma markets and were lucky enough to book one of the Explorer Suites. The accommodations were outstanding, our cabin steward (Ria) was terrific. The excursions were good, but ... Read more
Suzi_Q
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
This was our second cruise on Viking. Our first river cruise (Oct. 2014) was the Romantic Danube and it was wonderful. Beautiful scenery, delightful crew and wonderful entertainment and tour coordinator. That is why we came back to ... Read more
klotzkm
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Traveled from Basil to Amsterdam, via Rhine. Unfortunately, the river was to shallow to pass and we were moved to another Viking ship on the other side of low section. The transfer was done very efficiently however it did interrupt some of ... Read more
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