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411 Viking Senior Cruise Reviews

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CWCoady
Member Since 2016
1 review
I can not say enough about how amazing our experience was. The crew alone made our trip unforgettable, they were absolutely outstanding. The ship was beautiful, the food was like eating at a 5 star restaurant every day. The dining room ... Read more
Suelynn17
Member Since 2016
1 review
Wanted to see Southern France and learn about French wine. Learned a lot about the wine at two interesting wine tours with tastings. All escorted tours were fun and the guides were extremely knowledgable. The food was top notch with plenty ... Read more
Trager
Member Since 2016
1 review
Although Basil was a blur, with us arriving later in the day, We were greeted warmly and settled in on the ship with after meeting the staff and crew. The ship is well maintained and easy to navigate to the different decks and areas. The ... Read more
Portugaltraveler
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We took the Torgil for a cruise on the Douro. I commend the staff who executed the Viking program with professionalism and efficiency. I also will say that the cabin was quite nice although I would have liked the bird poop and other ... Read more
soberndorf@verizon.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Wanted to get the most out of our first trip to Europe and were able to add three days in Prague as a pre-cruise destination. Prague was definitely worth the visit. Great hotel, food, people, cultural sites, etc. We also enjoyed our ... Read more

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JeffersLeigh
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Some of our friends had taken this cruise and rated it extremely high, they said it was a wonderful way to see a beautiful country. We went to Portugal and Spain (Portugal's River of Gold) and I would recommend it highly, What we enjoy ... Read more
Shogun13
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I have always wanted to go on a Viking Cruise - the ships always seem very luxurious. There was an itinerary which attracted me - Amsterdam to Budapest - which I could just afford. My travel agent got me a good deal so I was hooked. ... Read more
KSKLEIGH53
Member Since 2016
1 review
My husband and I sailed on the Viking Skadi Longship from 24 June to 9 July, 2016. Here are major observations and comments: - It was the BEST TRIP we have ever taken in our lives! - The Viking longship, Skadi, was spotless and the ... Read more
shawlarry@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
We recently returned from a Viking cruise on the Danube. The parts of the cruise planned by Viking are well done. One guide in Budapest was awful but the rest were outstanding. The Best of Budapest optional excursion is expensive ... Read more
beemer2
Member Since 2016
1 review
40 forum posts
As our first river cruise we chose the company that impressed us most. This was from reviews here on Cruise Review to their marketing videos and phone conversations with reservation staff. To support our rating, today I have just ... Read more

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rpombrol
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I have to recognize that when I bought the Amsterdam to Budapest river cruise, I had a lot of reservations, especially about the size of the ship, as my wife and I have taken several ocean cruises in mega ships. After one day on the Viking ... Read more
llogin
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We started in Budapest on the Baldur, but did not do an early arrival. We had 2 days to explore that wonderful city. The embarkation was smooth an easy, with staff meeting us at the airport and moving our luggage to our rooms. The ship ... Read more
ledmom69
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Never having been anywhere else in France besides Paris, we wanted to particularly see Normandy and all the history. Totally enjoyed the overnights in several ports and the included shore excursions. Paris to Normandy round trip was ... Read more
Tynante
Member Since 2016
1 review
Embarkation and disembarkation were a breeze (though be sure to buy airfare or transfers directly through Viking because they make it absolutely painless). The ship was so comfortable, and the staff were top-notch and professional. It ... Read more
Sewthere
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose Amsterdam to Budapest because we love Amsterdam, but had not been to any of the other ports/cities on this tour. The luxury of the Viking experience was our favorite part. We are fit enough to go on any of the offered or included ... Read more

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Shantzyboy
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
We have friends who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this summer and wanted us to join them on this river cruise. We have done 6 ocean cruises but this was the first river cruise. It was great to be able to see shoreline all ... Read more
CHUCK8700@SBCGLOBAL.NET
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
We were attracted to river cruising by my mother who has taken several. A group of friends selected this itinerary because it offered several interesting ports. We traveled as a group of ten. We were met at the AMS baggage claim by ... Read more
Happy Cruiser 1947
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
WOW.......We've been "LOOKING" at a Viking River Cruise for YEARS, but never pulled the "TRIGGER" because of the PRICE!! SO.......2 First Cousins and their spouses and my wife and I talked about doing this together ... Read more
vigebrew
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
It was a life long dream of my life partner to take this Grand European River cruise. After her retirement from 28 years of teaching, I decided to make her dream come true. Everything about this cruise was magical. From the longboat Viking ... Read more
RoChris
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
I enjoyed this cruise very much. I had been to St, Petersburg before and did not mind returning as there is so much to see, one visit is not enough and Moscow was always on my wish list as I have read many books about Russia and the ... Read more

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bobdit@cox.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Following the recomendations of many of our friends, we chose this cruise to visit/re-visit Europe and appreciate the history and beauty of this area. We conldn't have been more pleased. This cruise was everything we wanted and met our ... Read more
dpmath
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise but we went with friends who have gone twice already. One word....WONDERFUL! We went from Basel to Amsterdam on the Vidar. The crew was outstanding, the food delicious, and the normal tours were overall ... Read more
auorly
Member Since 2016
1 review
Our experience in our river cruise is absolutely perfect! Ship is very clean. Well organized crew and the daily programs are just super. Crew is very well mannered. Food was great! Our dining experience is wow! Cabin is very comfortable ... Read more
j.bleichner@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed May 2016
We chose this cruise because of the length,15 days and the number of places we would get to visit, 4 countries. I would love to do it again. There was so much to enjoy that I'm sure we missed something! Good thing the majority of shore ... Read more
gaetanoschild
Member Since 2016
1 review
My husband and I had never, ever been on a cruise before. We wanted a river cruise which would offer the two of us a leisurely, romantic and "educational" experience. We chose a Viking Rhine Getaway river cruise. I have to say, ... Read more

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