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348 Viking Senior Cruise Reviews

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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
Doc Traveler
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This is the third Viking River Cruise we have taken. Viking always does a great job to make sure passengers are safe and enjoy their travels. So far I rank the Viking cruise from Basel to Amsterdam the best, closely followed by Avon to ... Read more
abiedel
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
the included daily walks through towns were great. Very doable and not too strenuous. There were lots of picture taking stops and places to eat, etc. We took a side trip in Vienna for a classical music night. We did three days in ... 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
LittleRocker1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was my first river cruise and it was perfect. We were greeted when we arrived at the airport by our Viking Program Director. There was an enjoyable and brief ride to the ship. Upon arriving, we were warmly greeted and immediately ... Read more

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spalding@cissltd.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
three grandmothers went with one of each of their kids. 88, 85 and 84 were the ages of the grandmothers. all somewhat mobile. we choose this cruise because we would be able to see more without having to pack and unpack at different ... Read more
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
mircnod10
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The staff could not have been nicer. They were helpful when we ordered our cruise, we called several times with questions which were answered to our satisfaction, meals and waiters were excellent. There was lots of variety to choose ... 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
sgardenour
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Thought this would be good for our first Viking cruise. We wanted a more laid back experience and smaller boat. We had a great time, and can't wait to go on another Viking River Cruise. The crew was great, always very helpful and smiling. ... Read more

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dcl999
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We picked this cruise because of past experience with Viking and an email with a good offer at a time we were thinking about going on another vacation. This trip was 10 days total. We're glad we went east to west on this trip. The ... Read more
windmills2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
we choose this cruise for the chance to see tulips and windmills. We saw lots and lots of tulips and windmills. The service was excellent, just ask and it was done. The food service was a bit slow at times, but it was the beginning of ... Read more
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
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
Gwen B.
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my third cruise with Viking, having sailed with them to China and Germany, and I really wanted to see The Netherlands and Belgium. I had such a wonderful time on previous cruises, I knew I'd have a grand time on this one. ... Read more

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leesue
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Ship and crew were wonderful. Destination was fantastic. First time on any cruise ( 12 ocean cruises) I saw the captain more than once, or every day. The cabin was excellent and the shower was the largest I have ever had on a cruise ship! ... 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
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
FloraViola
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise as an alternative to the mega ships we had done in the past. This was so much better. By the end of the cruise several of the staff were able to remember our names. The rooms were pretty tight but nicely appointed ... Read more
rcascio
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
Thanks to the crew of the Viking Ship Torgil, A bad situation was salvaged and made into a great Journey. The Portuguese River Authority would not let us sail the Rio Douro, because the river was too high. Excessive rains and the ... Read more

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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
bigelowaf
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was a great experience. We were celebrating (early) our 60th anniversary and had Tulips and Windmills on our Bucket List". Ratio of crew to guests was 50/174; a great mix. Tour guides were all excellent. All staff ... Read more
trixietab
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
To be honest we couldn't pass up charge on air fare. But beside that we loved the entire trip. Everything went as planned and Viking crew could not have been more helpful, courteous, professional, caring and friendly from the time they met ... Read more
adelljayne38
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This trip was a gift to ourselves for our 50th wedding anniversary. It was well worth it. We decided on the Rhine River Cruise because it fit our interests and looked like an experience we would enjoy. We like history and the shore ... 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

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