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94 Viking St. Petersburg Cruise Reviews

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deannahay
Member Since 2016
1 review
All we can say after experiencing our first river cruise with Viking is WOW! The ship had about 200 passengers, which made the sailing more comfortable and relaxed. Our cabin with balcony was enjoyed, especially while sailing on the ... Read more
Woggler
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because we wanted to see Russia and the Ocean cruise visits are restricted by virtue of being visa free - this means that you are 'herded' in organised groups; counted off and counted on. Vikings cruise from St ... Read more
annereilly@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
This was a very active cruise, with many opportunities to walk. The cabin had good room darkening curtains that kept the midnight sun out. Our guides were excellent, the entire staff was so friendly, the ship was very nice. We sure ... Read more
BlBrTravel
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
I had spoken to friends who had gone on this cruise and that got me interested. As a Baby Boomer who grew up during the Cold War I wanted to see Russia and form my own opinions. The cruise excelled in every way (except they could have done ... 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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CanadianCruiser8
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
First and foremost, the crew was fantastic. The wealth of knowledge that everyone has on the ship in their respective areas is astonishing. Together they definitely made the trip that much more amazing. Our tour guide Sasha was hands down ... Read more
Euni
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this Viking cruise as we wanted to see the sights of Russia. We were not disappointed. Itinerary of this cruise was meticulously planned, and extremely well executed. The ship itself was a luxurious haven, with extremely ... Read more
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Gilmac
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
My review tends to compare this trip with our previous Viking cruise on the Danube from Budapest to in November 2013. The high point of both was the Hotel Manager, Rebekka, who had the same role on both. Her brightness and that of her ... Read more
LizGait1
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed May 2016
Outstanding crew and service - our cruise was simply magical! The guides were exceptional - highly knowledgable and always went out of their way to accomodate special needs. Great variety of shore excursions or delightful to simply stay ... Read more
Ellagogal
Member Since 2016
1 review
We knew we wouldn't go to Russia on our own, our usual travel plan. This cruise was ideal, we saw two major Russian cities and a few little villages. We were on board for every night, so no daily packing challenges. AND the Viking folks ... Read more

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blaw49
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Great ship, crew and food. Cabin was very comfortable. It was difficult to understand some of the guides because of their heavy accents. Why doesn't Viking use native-Engish speakers? Most of the shore excursions were terrific. ... Read more
Phyllisblitz
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
My cruise was perfect! The ship is so clean and well maintained that you could eat off of the bathroom floor! Housekeeper Angelica was always available whenever I left my room to clean and tidy up. The personal attention I received from ... Read more
Irene Dogmatic
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I thought the Waterway of the Tsars cruise was excellent! Everything was done to make passengers feel comfortable and we had so many interesting experiences I am still in awe thinking about it. I also enjoyed talking to the tour ... Read more
msmootsie
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I really enjoyed the whole trip and all the places we visited and would recommend it to people. The crew members were amazing and fun. I would have given it 5 stars, but for three things. i think there should b some type of group ... Read more
Guttca
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
The crew was friendly and always helpful. The guides were very knowledgeable, well spoken and open to all questions. I enjoyed the historical lectures on the ship. Transportation to St. Petersburg for exploration on your own could be ... Read more

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Likesboats
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
From the moment we were met at the St. Petersburg airport (in spite of a short hike to the bus, but that's Russia, we had a great time. The crew, food, guides, ambiance on board, port stops, were all just great. The food was also very ... Read more
Mike Schaul
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Russian river cruising is how Viking River Cruises started and as you would expect they have perfected this journey absolutely! The accommodation on board the ship, the food, the itineraries, are all perfect! Everything operates smooth as ... Read more
Sue and Dick Walton
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our first cruise of any sort, but hopefully will not be our last. Wonderful experience, staff at all levels were superb. Plenty to do and see every day. Our stateroom was bigger than we expected and the bed really comfortable. ... Read more
cswinnerton@hotmail.co.uk
Member Since 2015
1 review
This was our 2nd Viking cruise, and we sailed on Viking Truvor from St Petersburg to Moscow. Russia was on my "bucket list" for several years and at last we made it! It was so worth it and sailing with Viking took all the hard ... Read more
Sharon Treichler
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was my second Viking River Cruise and my Husband's first. We were greeted at the train from Helsinki and driven to our ship. We were welcomed on Viking Truvor with pleasure and directed to our cabin where everything was ... Read more

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Truvor Traveller
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
This was my aunt's cruise and I was accompanying her to help her as she is elderly. I was pleasantly surprised with the help we received although we were very self sufficient. The advice that we received regarding where we were able to ... Read more
nanakbl
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This cruise was the top of my bucket list and it did not disappoint. This is a great way to see Russia if you are not young and too adventurous. This was 2nd Viking cruise (first was Danube). We got a "cannot turn down deal" ... Read more
andreating
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The cruise was amazing, and the service superb. They were very accomodating to my dietary needs (vegetarian), and even made special Indian dishes each night for an Indian family on board. The maitre d' would meet with me each day to ... Read more
viajera77
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
My husband and I have travelled a lot around the world and this time we choose Viking for a river cruise in Russia. What an excellent choice we did.! We enjoyed every minute of the cruise, the staff was so friendly and courteous. The food ... Read more
HappyHubbyHelper
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
AS this is my second Viking Cruise I had high expectations and once I got to St. Petersburg and on the boat everything was excellent. The Boat, the crew, the food, the drinks, the entertainment... it was all top notch. I'll get back to ... Read more

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