Viking Freya River Cruise Reviews

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Rousseauej
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Visiting Parts of Europe that i had not visited before sounded very exciting. Unfortunately the cruise up the Danube was not as enjoyable as i had hoped. The food and service on the Freya was excellent, but the view from the boat at ... Read more
Wachaucruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
This is the perfect way to tour multiple cities in Europe without having to pack and unpack at different hotels. Every meal is included in the price. Great scenic cruise through the Wachau Valley and the Danube Narrows. Budapest and Vienna ... Read more
melonm
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was my first experience with any kind of cruise and first visit to Europe. The prior experiences of a friend who had been on 4 of these river cruises with Viking was the main reason I booked this once-in-a-lifetime trip with my ... Read more
r_rother
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise because of our general interest in central Europe and boy did we see a lot of it! The sunset harbor cruise in Budapest was a fantastic way to get started. The city is just stunning when seen from the river at night. ... Read more
mjbarrett
Member Since 2016
1 review
Danube River cruise was on our bucket list. Viking made it a fantastic experience. Every excursion was new and informative. The service was outstanding. We loved the tour director and his daily talks. I can't say enough of how great our ... Read more
Gerard02
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
An excellent journey from start to finish. You get what you pay for. I went with my father on this 7 night cruise from Budapest to Nuremburg. This was our first experience of cruising of any kind. Not knowing what to expect we were ... Read more
cregnier
Member Since 2016
1 review
The service was outstanding, greeting at airports, in diningroom, in lounge, on tours etc... Loved the idea of transfers from airport to boat and boat to airport. Didn't have to worry about a thing which is sometimes difficult with ... Read more
French Teacher
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
My husband and I are 66 and 72 years of age, and we were delighted with the variety of on-board evening shows; the sumptuous, gourmet, delicious meals; and the exciting shore excursions, all of which were led by astute, interesting, witty ... Read more
kltaylor
Member Since 2016
1 review
Other friends recommended Viking and had wonderful experiences. My cousin and i booked this cruise as a retirement celebration two years ago. However, her cardiologist had us cancel just 8 days prior to sailing due to a life threatening ... Read more
1_cruising_fool
Member Since 2016
1 review
We wanted to visit the countries along the Danube and the river cruise gave us the best way to see multiple cities. We were met at the airport and driven to the ship. Embarkation went quickly and smoothly. The Viking Freya had just ... Read more
Morsecodeman
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed from Budapest to Passau, then continued with Viking's four-day trip extension to Prague. We chose this route because it was requested by friends who accompanied us; my wife and I had actually sailed the Budapest-to-Nuremburg ... Read more
Deb G
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
WOW, it was the BEST cruise! First of all, small boat with less than 200 people on board so very personalized service THE ENTIRE time! SMOOTH sailing without the swaying; NO motion sickness syndrome and awesome views through the large ... Read more
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kleebie
Member Since 2007
1 review
This cruise was remarkable. It was so easy and the staff treated us as if we were royalty. The food was wonderful and the chef came out regularly to make sure we were enjoying it. This was my first river cruise but not my last. I have ... Read more
scfink
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
when the cruise worked, it was magical. unfortunately, when it didn't, the crew bungled the message, misled the guests, and hid the fact that we would spend more time on a bus than a boat. the cruise actually knew before we arrived ... Read more
ruxandra
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
The trip had its ups and downs, starting with the flight out of Philly: - the upgraded seats promised were not confirmed and they had no info about special meals (I am vegan, my daughter vegetarian) either, so they had no food I could ... Read more
Linda Graham
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
This was our first river cruise, although we have done sea cruising previously. The cruise was amazing and all the staff were both efficient and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We went from Passau to Budapest and the travel to ... Read more
JEN L
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
This is the first European river cruise made the room appear hat my husband and I have ever been on - apart from a Nile cruise we have never cruised before. Although the cabin was small we had everything we needed and everything was of a ... Read more
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valcyr
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Please, please, please think very hard before you spend your hard earned money cruising on Viking Freya. My wife and I unfortunately spent almost £7000.00 for a seven night river cruise on the Danube. To be fair our flights to and ... Read more
supiecollector
Member Since 2014
1 review
Awesome; food by our Romanian chef unbelievably good. Take advantage of pre- and post-cruise stays in Prague and Budapest. We did Prague with Viking and Budapest on our own, and enjoyed both immensely. Everyone under 40 speaks English, a ... Read more
hblair2
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed August 2014
This was my first time on a river cruise and it was a wonderful experience. Cruised from Budapest on the Danube to Nuremberg with stops in Vienna, Passau, Melk and Regensberg. The staterooms on the ship were small but you are hardly ever ... Read more
Colin S
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 helpful votes
We went as a group of 6 for a get together that was centred on the dining experience. My wife is a Vegetarian of 26 years. We had seen a poor review before booking and our friend that did the booking and ourselves were both reassured that ... Read more
prathermv
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed June 2014
Our expectation for the 30th anniversary were beyond expectation. My husband and I had an amazing time on our Danube cruise from Budapest to Nurenberg, OK, it was not all cruise due to the low Danube, so we were bussed one day from Linz to ... Read more
newsome 1
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2014
The organisation of flights, transfers and trips was excellant.The ship was comfortable very clean and the staff were always cheerful and friendly and requests were dealt with quickly. Meals were of a good standard but portions were small, ... Read more
clanrobo
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed May 2014
had a wonderful trip. casual relaxed atmosphere. all the staff were attentive and friendly. food and wine was great. Had the silver service package so enjoyed the free drinks. Enjoyed relaxing in the lounge area listening to the music and ... Read more
davyslala
Member Since 2011
1 review
59 forum posts
Sailed on the Viking Freya in May 2014. This was not our first river cruise; comparing it to others this was about the same as the other cruise line with some small differences. Cabins (ours had an actual balcony with 2 chairs) are nice ... Read more

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