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72 Viking First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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11/14
The Grand European Tour lived up to its name and was grand in every respect. This was our first cruise of any type and ... Read more
Perfect Leslie White
11/14
My cruise on the Rhone River from Lyon to Avignon, France with 3 days in Paris to start, was perfect. I have zero ... Read more
We had an excellent time on our cruise. Viking does a great job. The boat was very clean and comfortable, the food was ... Read more
Cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg rosevbonnar@hotmail.com
11/14
It was fantastic on so many levels. It was more than I ever expected. The crew was so professional and personable. ... Read more
Love the Trip Dorfman42
11/14
We had a wonderful time! Our favorite vacation ever. The cruise folks were great! From our meal servers to our room ... Read more

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11/14
This was our first river cruise -- the Grand European -- and we went in with limited expectations, although at the ... Read more
Yin and Yang Meandering
11/14
Good and bad, mostly good. Good = a clean, quiet ship; every meal began on time; meal servers efficient, attentive -- ... Read more
There were four of us in our small group of older women and I can honestly say we had the best time. From the moment ... Read more
10/14
As a treat to ourselves, we decided to indulge in a holiday where we had everything organised for us. We don't like ... Read more
10/14
I have nothing bad to say. The trip was flawless and wonderful. I had some flight problems on the trip over. With a few ... Read more

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Fabulous holiday poohstix
10/14
This was our first cruise of any type. We arrived when dinner was well underway and we were not especially impressed by ... Read more
From the moment we boarded the ship in Amsterdam, the Viking crew treated us royally. Everything was so organized - ... Read more
10/14
Viking Has It Down to a science. Having never traveled with them before,I had no expectations one way or the other. I ... Read more
09/14
We recently returned from the Viking Hemming "River of Gold" cruise of the Duoro river. We were 2 couples. Let me start ... Read more
We have travelled many places, but this was our very first cruise. We've had no desire to travel with 3,000 of "our ... Read more

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08/14
This was our first river cruise and it was an excellent experience. We went from Amsterdam to Budapest. It is called ... Read more
We didn't know what to expect- this was our first ever cruise. It was practically perfect! Only negative was a day or ... Read more
07/14
We embarked at Porto to cruise along the Duoro Valley as first-time cruisers. Cabin was small but made good use of ... Read more
My husband and I wanted an immersive experience of Russia, and we decided that a river cruise would be the best way for ... Read more
suzannels
05/14
"Baldur was the god of light and joy". This ship was aptly named. My sister and I felt full of joy as we cruised along ... Read more

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Everything exceeded our expectations. The brochures, TV advertising, and information received beforehand was very ... Read more
Fabulous Cruise somuchtosee
04/14
My husband and I along with four friends were on the inaugural Lif sailing through the Netherlands and Belgium on March ... Read more
My wife has been on an ocean cruise before and been after me to try cruising. I was never very interested in spending ... Read more
I have never done a cruise before, ocean or otherwise, but my friend and I who are both in our 50s decided to do the ... Read more
Exceeded Expectations PeterReigate
09/13
This was our first River Cruise having only previously undertaken Coastal Voyages in Norway. Ocean cruising with all ... Read more

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