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146 Viking Paris Cruise Reviews

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Pb61
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
First time on Viking, but I have been on many other ocean and river cruises. Viking is pricey, but decided to try them due to included wine, beer and most excursions. Viking delivered in terms of personal service, delicious foods, ... Read more
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villagirl
Member Since 2012
1 review
61 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Note: You don’t dock anywhere near Paris. If you want Paris than you need to book another cruise line, not Viking. This is review of the Viking Ships, Rinda, Rolf and Kadlin as they all do the same route on different days. We were on ... Read more
danielbishop
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We took this cruise as my wife had not been to Paris before. This was our first River Cruise and i cannot say one thing bad about Viking and their service. Just before we arrived i found out that our travel agent did not book the ... Read more
supack@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Why did we choose Viking? Because we're not thrilled with big ship cruiseline sand thought we'd try this alternative to see different cities while taking in the sights along the river. If only we'd had such an opportunity! Apparently it's ... Read more
likatotravel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Our Paris to Normandy Cruise was scheduled while Seine was flooded. The first 3 days in Paris pre trip, we stayed at Ampere' Hotel which had broken AC and tiny rooms. The Viking representative, Pamela?, knew little of what our cruise was ... Read more

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Henry Andrews
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted to visit France and we wanted to experience river cruising as opposed to ocean cruising. And in checking with friends and others Viking was highly recommended. Because the Seine was experiencing ... Read more
trips4two
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Our guess is that everyone who takes a river cruise likes their cruise company. That said, it is hard to imagine that any company could outdo Viking with service and hospitality. This was our second Viking cruise (previously had been on a ... Read more
clydeyancey
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes
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
6 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

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klcurzon
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first trip to Europe and also our first river cruise. It was the most memorable vacation we have taken. All the arrangements were made by Viking and were perfect. We did not have one mishap anywhere on this trip from the ... Read more
gacristal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 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
jdbirch
Member Since 2007
12 reviews
68 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Paris and the Heart of Normandy aboard the Viking Rinda. April 20-27, 2016 OK, we’re not rookies at this… this is our fifth Viking cruise, and this was our least favorite of the batch. Not Viking’s fault, ... Read more
pdagestad
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
terrywilkinson@cox.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 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

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pattysmith0415@icloud.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
2 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
2 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
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

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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
1 helpful vote
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
mort&fran
Member Since 2010
1 review
157 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Although we have taken a number of ocean and Caribbean cruises, this was our first river cruise and our first visit to Paris. Bottom line: This was a very enjoyable trip, and that was essentially the comment we heard from everyone on the ... 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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