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rexford3429
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Began with 2 night Amsterdam pre-cruise at the Raddison-blu. Very nice hotel, great breakfast, a bit pricey. The cruise was great, staff wonderful and most helpful. The local guides for the excursions were very good, knowledgeable and ... Read more
homeweave
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were on the Cities of Light cruise, from Paris to Prague. Can't say enough about it! Perfect in every way. The food was spectacular, even with my gluten free diet. They went over and above making accommodations for me. And even when I ... Read more
karenbod
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I had had a fabulous Danube River Cruise 15 months earlier (Christmas Market cruise that was so magical) that I decided to do another Viking River cruise from Amsterdam to Basel. I booked the pre-cruise tour for two nights in Amsterdam ... Read more
Kermit2015
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
We recently took the Viking Romantic Danube cruise – it was the maiden voyage from Nuremburg to Budapest. We were picked up at the airport and delivered to the ship hassle free. I would like to start by warning there were several ... Read more
alexkrn46
Member Since 2002
6 reviews
4,004 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Our family of 4 ,mother, father, and two adult children took our second Viking cruise and it did not disappoint. The service once again was outstanding from the time we we were picked up at the airport until we were dropped off at the ... Read more

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win4rob
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We encountered the problem with low water level. The first day we arrived supposed to be at the center of Budapest. Due to low water, the ship was parked an hour drive a away in the middle of no where. So we wasted our fist day. The ... Read more
ddfrieze
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had previously cruised with Viking in April 2015 - that being the Tulips and Windmills cruise. The entire experience was so wonderful and such a joy that we decided on a Viking Christmas cruise. We love the ambiance of the River craft ... Read more
texas dad
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We were celebrating a family event and wanted to experience something new. We wanted to visit multiple countries and explore new experiences. We've never cruised before so we chose the river as it's a smaller boat and not too ... Read more
pasta mama
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This Chateaux and Wine Country cruise on the Viking Forseti during the week of Christmas was one of the best gifts we've ever received. We traveled with our family group of 8. A "Viking" met us at the Bordeaux airport, helped ... Read more
TWR Skipper
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The trip my Daughter and i took on Viking was a ten year in the making trip. We either had no time or money was needed else where in our lives. We are so glad we took the trip. I lived in Germany during my High School and college days ... Read more

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cubafarinas
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is our second river cruise with Viking and once again, we were very happy with the whole experience. The trip started at Lisbon where we booked a 2 days pre-extension. The Tivoli Hotel where we stayed, while not a fancy one, it is ... Read more
Dee in Virginia
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We sailed on Viking's Rhine Getaway during the Christmas Market season. It was wonderful. Viking builds in enough to do that we didn't feel that we were getting additional charges every time we stepped off the boat. The food was ... Read more
MsJudy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We took two weeks prior to our embarkation to visit Germany, Italy & the Czech Republic & then spend a day in Passau. We chose this particular cruise for the Christmas markets & getting into the spirit of Christmas in ... Read more
Semmons
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
I made this cruise with a long time friend who loves to travel, loves Christmas, and loves to shop, like me! Our transfer to the longship went off without a hitch. Our ship was the Skadi. What a wonderful crew! They knew our name, ... Read more
261044
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This cruise was part of a 17 day tour, called Cultural Delights of China. We travelled up the Yangze River, stopping at cities and towns along the way. At each stop we had a tour. I have been on a Viking cruise in Europe, and this ... Read more

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sroc
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This is my second Viking cruise. The first cruise was a disaster for me as I am a vegetarian and was not accommodated at all well on the first cruise. This cruise could not have have more different. The vegetarian meals were excellent and ... Read more
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scheuer
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
If you would like a poor river, bus and walking tour, book with Viking Cruise Line, I think. You will also get poor attitude and food at times. We were on 4 different ships which meant packing and unpacking every time with bus rides ... Read more
LStout
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Hotels in Paris and Prague were excellent, in wonderful locations that are walkable to the sights. Breakfast in both hotels were excellent and the staff at the hotel were very helpful in finding our way around the city. Excellent ... Read more
Ron Ayotte
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was my "retirement vacation" after 33 years with the Fire Department. My wife and I saw the ads for Viking River cruises and said "why not?" My wife used to book corporate travel when she worked in the corporate ... Read more
missouriwine
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose Viking for the ports and excursions they offer. We have heard many horror stories of cruises that became bus tours because of low river levels, high river levels and other natural hiccups. After checking the river levels on the ... Read more

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rcozen
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As always, the service and food on board the cruise was great. The fact that we had to swap ships was unavoidable but probably could have been handled better. We lost 1-2 days of river cruising and spent many hours on buses instead. Viking ... Read more
Perlajane
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
No need to cover much ground when sailing around the Bordeaux region offers such loveliness. The things we appreciated: the amazing organization and attention to detail. The large dinner tables, which ensured that we sat with others and ... Read more
mipeach
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We got to Budapest too late to do much of anything. The Danube River ( which Viking never tells you even when asked) was low which we now know is common. We were forced to change boats from the Tor to the Var and couldn't use top deck ... Read more
TomMcC
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I wanted to do a river cruise of Europe, and after looking at all of the options, we chose the Rhine Getaway from Viking River Cruises. We had been to parts of Europe on prior business and vacation travel, but had never been ... Read more
joelawrence3
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We had a nonstop flight into Lisbon, were met at the airport by a Viking representative, and taken to the Hotel Tivoli centrally located in LIsbon. Everything went very smooth, as we have come to expect from Viking. We have visited Lisbon ... Read more

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