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315 Viking Luxury Cruise Reviews

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ryasahara
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Enjoyed the Cities of Light River Cruise sandwiched between stays in Prague and Paris. The Captain, Hotel Manager, Program Director and staff were attentive for the whole trip. We had 100 of 180 passenger capacity so the service was ... Read more
diplomats
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
214 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Viking River Cruise, Viking Heimdal, Lyon to Avignon, May 4-11, 2016 Viking River Cruises presents an attractive, even seductive, face. From the alluring advertising to the handsome “long boats” decked out in understated ... Read more
coughlin5
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Just completed the Viking River Cruise "Paris to Prague" which includes a river cruise from Trier, Germany to Bamberg, Germany. The Paris to Trier part and the Bamberg to Prague part of the trip are by bus. Trier to Bamberg is ... Read more
philcruiser2013
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
First time river cruisers and chose this one for the full Grand European Cruise experience. First and foremost, the Viking Staff were absolutely outstanding. They went above and beyond to ensure the passengers were always treated as ... Read more
hokua
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
We stayed the extra days in Amsterdam & had a wonderful time. I would recommend people to do this. Everything from embarkation to disembarkation went so smoothly it was incredible!! We embarked on the Ve in Amsterdam & ... Read more
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mljma
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The ship was quiet and clean. The food was very good, but breakfast was mostly the same selection of hot and cold foods and THE SAME pastries EVERY DAY, which got very boring. We missed not having access to self serve laundry features, ... Read more
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Lloyd Stimson
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
1. We wanted to visit the Netherlands and Belgium and in time to see the tulips. 2. On-loading and Off-loading went as smoothly as we anticipated. 3. Overall the ship and its facilities were great .... except for the size of our ... Read more
KathyZanoff
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Starting with the ship, we were very impressed with the care with which we were taken care of. Such kindness and professional attitudes. We were equally impressed with our stateroom as we were in the Explorer Suite we did not know what to ... Read more
NoMad15
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
So much for 'Experience the world in comfort, fabulous food, fabulous hotel stay and a journey that is simply incredible.' A very disappointing and poor value trip as the river was closed. Staff did not inform us we would not be able ... Read more
tombombe
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our embarkation and disembarkation which included our air travel arrangements, ground transportation, and baggage handling was handled in an exceptional manner. We had problems with airline delays and we were able to contact the ship and ... Read more

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terrywilkinson@cox.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first River Cruise. We were pleased by the two for one specials and the great air fares offered by Viking. We have been on one ocean cruise, and we loved this river cruise so much more. The whole Viking experience was far ... Read more
jonmich
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Our first cruise of any sort. The ship and itinerary appealed to us. We were not disappointed ! Every part of the trip was above our expectations. The food, ship, staff and off ship tours were amazing. We were definitely catered to! ... Read more
kjloucks@msn.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We sailed on the Njord this year--Romantic Danube. Our first Viking cruise was on Alsvin in 2015, the Tulips/Windmill cruise. We loved it so much that we returned this year with another couple. We'd like to make this an annual trip. ... Read more
LindaRCook
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I chose this cruise because I had always wanted to see the Rhine River. Our travel agent recommended Viking and made most of the arrangements for us. We were on the Viking Ve and left Basel on Friday, April 15 and sailed to Amsterdam. Our ... Read more
pattysmith0415@icloud.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We have never taken a Viking cruise ship before and wanted to experience it with some friends who had set up a trip to go to Paris. We had a group of 16 in all and we enjoyed the entire trip.The cruise was lovely and the food was ... Read more

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skburke
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The staff was the greatest. They would answer any request with 'of course'. Whatever you wanted was delivered. Every effort was made to guarantee your trip was perfect. The food was unique to the region but you could order other items ... Read more
Rpercival
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had been talking about taking a river cruise for several years and when we went to a travel expo and were presented with this cruise we went for it. One of the best decisions we have ever made! Every thing was wonderful, from the ... Read more
Brian McCagh
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Normandy and Omaha Beach have been on my "bucket list" for years. This was our second VRC. Our first VRC was the Romantic Danube four years ago; we had a great time on that adventure with four cousins. Our most recent VRC ... Read more
A.B.Harris
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The ship was spectacular and the service was immaculate. All excursions went smoothly and were excellently planned. My husband and I had a wonderful time and would not hesitate to go again. We traveled for our honeymoon and were ... Read more
Golly Bill
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had taken a couple of ocean cruises and just hated them, but our friends convinced us that a Viking River Cruise was different. They ships were smaller, they said, with far fewer passengers. The food was excellent, the wine was endless, ... Read more

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LauraLinn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We are avid wine enthusiasts and collectors and Bordeaux wine is our favorite. So we were very excited to be able to taste wine right in Bordeaux. I will never drink a Saint Emillion again without thinking about it's beautiful city. ... Read more
Pharmbrew1107
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Tulip time in Amsterdam. This was our first river cruise and we were thrilled. We extended before and after the cruise and were extremely impressed with the accommodations and the extra city tours arranged by Viking. The service was ... Read more
kltaylor
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
carolpgater
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had wanted to try a Viking River Cruise for some time. The timing of this cruise fit in with plans we had for visiting family in England and Paris, and it went to places we wanted to see. We were not disappointed! It was wonderful. ... Read more
Snichols313
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Best vacation ever! We wanted to see the tulips in bloom so we picked the Tulips & Windmills River Cruise. Amsterdam was impressive, so friendly, so many first class museums, so many bridges and canals to walk, so many photo ops, ... Read more

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