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136 Viking Paris Cruise Reviews

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clydeyancey
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
The cruise was a birthday present for my wife who is a water-colorist and wanted to se Monet's home, gardens, etc. I was interested in the beaches of Normandy, The cruise was fantastic and made so by the staff, ship, food and tours. ... Read more
Mickeyhogin
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Paris to Normandy cruise highlighted many of the places we wanted to see in France. We enjoyed Monet's gardens at Giverny, seeing the Bayeux Tapestry, visiting the Normandy Beaches and cemeteries, seeing a castle of Richard the ... Read more
julieapeacock@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we wanted a relatively short and close to home one in case we didn't like it. How foolish we were! It was remarkable. Not only were the other passengers most interesting, but the crew were a delight and ... Read more
gacristal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it offered so many of the locations we wanted to experience. We were celebrating our 25th Anniversary and wanted to see Paris. We also wanted to visit Normandy and Monet's Gardens. Every excursion was well ... Read more
pdagestad
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The primary reason we took the cruise was to visit Normandy. We did the pre stay in Paris. The hotel was in an ideal location next to the Eiffel Tower. It was also close to a metro stop that allowed easy access to all of Paris. Also ... 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
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
alexsnead
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had friends going on this cruise and they invited us along. The two days in Paris were great. The Viking Team met us at the airport and whisked us into the city in a beautiful car. The tea at the hotel took care of us as soon as we ... Read more
Olivvy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had been on a Danube River Cruise with Viking years ago and we really enjoyed our vacation - everything was first class - food, service, accommodations, etc. Therefore, we decided to go on a Paris/Normandy trip this time around ... 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

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sbgringa
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I really can't say one negative thing about this cruise. From the moment we stepped on the boat, everything was runs so perfectly and efficiently I was amazed. Just as advertised for once! The service was great, the cabin spotless and ... 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
ppergol
Member Since 2011
1 review
23 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had been on another Viking Cruise in November 2015, we had a great time and decided to go again on a different itinerary. We really enjoy Viking and all the things that come with your cruise. The Cabins are great, they food is ... Read more
Breezy294
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
This was our third Viking River Cruise. We went on this cruise as we wished to visit Paris and the Normandy Beaches. When we booked this cruise over a year before we sailed we believed the ship would be moored close to the centre of ... Read more
georgialayne
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our fourth Viking cruise and we had enjoyed every other one in the past. The ships are always lovely and the staff is attentive. Each guest is made to feel special. The cabins are kept very clean and have plenty of storage. ... Read more

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mlshelby@msn.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We started our trip in a small port outside of Paris. The ship was very new. Our room was on the main deck and was outstanding there is no need to pay the extra for an upgraded room as ours was everything needed. The beds were very ... Read more
rpkasik
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Airport transfers ( to/from) left a lot to be desired, i.e. poor. Bad first impression, made only worst with the last the last impression. Waited at the airport for almost two hours ( after having our luggage) before we left for the ship. ... Read more
pcrivers
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My husband and I chose a Viking cruise because it combined Paris and Normandy. We travel internationally at least once a year and have taken many cruises. Through Viking, we arrived three days early for an optional, pre-cruise stay. ... Read more
Anne McMahan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Every part of the trip was excellent. I think they did a really nice job with regional foods and drinks and balancing more active and less active days. The guides were very good and the choice of sights was really outstanding. Our day ... Read more
Travelin Dave
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I chose Viking for two main reasons........destination and value for money. Viking arranged my flights and handled everything, pickup, transfers and departure. The Viking agent helped us get baggage checked in and escorted us all the ... Read more

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Sandra W. Hines
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Normandy beaches were a place we had not seen despite many trips to Europe. The experience via The Rolf was a dream that came true. While I might have enjoyed another day in the Normandy area, the trip was well planned and ... Read more
SREUTER
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was one of the most amazing trips I have taken. The entire Viking experience was excellent. From the moment we were met at the airport by a Viking rep to the end of the trip when another rep took us into the airport to check in, ... Read more
tedmundson
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The cruise was more than I expected in all ways. The room was very comfortable; the employees were extremely courteous and delightfully personable; the food was excellent with excellent service including servers remembering preferences; ... Read more
gpackard
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I have thought about doing a river cruise but did not pursue it, even after watching Viking ads on PBS. My sister and brother-in-law, seasoned ocean cruisers, suggested we try this together. Thinking about the expense, we ... Read more
WMcClureS
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise line because it was so highly recommended by friends and family. We selected this particular cruise because it took us to the most cities/regions we wanted to see within the time frame we had available. We added on ... Read more

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