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279 Viking Romantic 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
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
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
TayloeWise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Viking has it all - hands down!!! Everything was taken care of from our arrival to departure. The ship was always spotless. The Captain & crew were just so friendly. The food on board was excellent - no outstanding! The ... Read more
pforbes
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We were looking for a trip in Europe thay would be effortless, leaving us refreshed and spending our time enjoying the sites, rather than dealing with travel city to city and all that goes with it. From being met at the airport, through ... Read more

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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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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
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
Radman58
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose the Danuabe Waltz River cruise to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. Very glad we did. Once we landed in Munich we were met by Viking staff. Our luggage was delivered to our suite when we arrived at our port city of Passua. ... Read more

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Jakes Dad
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise to see Vienna. Unfortunately we were disappointed in the time spent there. Not enough time in Vienna. By the time we toured the church we did not have time to enjoy coffee and pastry. Needed another day at least in ... 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
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
santclan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
While the superb advertising initially attracted us to a Viking River Cruise, the relaxation we experienced was out of this world. The level of experience and service of all aboard had all guests smiling and talking by the end; it seemed ... Read more
laurie.kertesz@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose a river cruise for our very first cruise experience because we did not want to travel with thousands of people on an ocean cruise. We added a pre-extentsion in Budapest to have additional time to explore Hungary (birthplace of my ... Read more

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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
azure4950
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
It was absolutely wonderful. As a married couple (47 years) it was the best vacation we have ever taken. Castles, cathedrals , scenery, history. It was a combination of all those things delivered with a touch of class that went way beyond ... Read more
Elizabeth Phillips
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Went on the new Viking Gefjon on the Danube Waltz. Loved the locations where we stopped, loved the bus tours around the cities, loved just sitting on the deck when the younger travelers went on other explorations, food was excellent, love ... Read more
WilliamMurphy
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The food was excellent. Always lots of fresh vegetables and fruit as well as gourmet entrees. The pastries were great just like the European bakery shops on shore. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting new friends during dining times and have ... Read more
Rich Sybesma
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Friends convinced us to take the trip since he had just recovered from cancer. The trip met our expectations in all areas. Rooms were clean, excursions were well planned, food was amazing, staff had customer service at heart everyday ... 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
TONYVV
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had never done a river cruise and the Rhine River sounded like a special type of trip. Until than we had always done ocean cruises. The experience was great. Compared to ocean cruises, this type of cruise is very laid back, yet full of ... 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
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

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