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87 Baltic Sea River Cruises Cruise Reviews


Rod H avatar

Rod H

1 Review Written

33 Helpful Votes

Fantastic boat but Viking has a failing grade

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This was our 5th cruise, 3rd with Viking. This was the best boat we've been on, but Viking continues to be plagued with problems. Embarkation was very smooth, as was disembarkation when we finished. Dining: It ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Iowanago

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Viking is the only cruise line for me

We’ve been on two previous Viking River cruises and this was the first Viking Ocean cruise – we have trusted and been happy with all aspects of Viking – we wanted to cruise the Baltics and our favorite stops ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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hersheyhughes

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Most amazing trip ever!

We choose this trip because of all the places we would visit. This was the most amazing trip. The staff was beyond friendly and helpful in every way. We went on some included excursions and some optional ones. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Norwegian girl

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beyond My Dreams

I chose the cruise because of ancestors' homelands were around the Baltic & Norway and Viking had an excellent reputation. I never dreamed the experience would be so beautiful. The Ship's decor was wonderfully ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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kathyfudge

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, wonderful service, and great shore excursions.

We had never been to Scandinavia and thought this cruise would let us see a lot of it efficiently. We really signed up primarily for the shore excursions, but were pleasantly surprised how nice the ship and the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Garden Rose

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

From St Petersburg to the fjords of Norway...a wonderful cruise!

The ship was beautiful. The staff and crew were very helpful and friendly. The variety of food served at all of the dining venues was delicious. Each deck had a free laundromat. The port talks and enrichment ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Lorraine from

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Viking homeland cruise excellent

We stayed in London as part of our pre-cruise package. Viking reps were consistently present and were available for all our queries.We have taken five ocean cruises before this cruise. the Viking Star is a ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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nodrog102

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking hits another one out of the park

As always, Viking's focus was on destinations and enrichment. The ship is pristine, superbly designed, relaxing and entertaining. We enjoyed all the included excursions. I'll note that the quality of the guides was ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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sherrychicag@aol.com

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Bragi Rhine Christmas Cruise

My husband & I just got home from our Viking Christmas Rhine Cruise. We're experienced travelers in our 60s who used to do most of our European travel by train, limit our itinerary to 3 cities at most & stay at ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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rosevbonnar@hotmail.com

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg

It was fantastic on so many levels. It was more than I ever expected. The crew was so professional and personable. Loved the meals and the wine to go with. Loved the tour guides on the ship. They were very well ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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gerstner

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Moscow to St Petersburg

I really enjoyed the cruise because; It was small The food , service and ambiance was great The meals were excellent and I appreciated the the many choices and the portions were just right for me. The lectures ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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gord.haddock@sasktel.net

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Rules the Rivers

Wow, where to begin. We would have never travelled to Russia on our own. After seeing how Viking handled our two week "Grand European" tour in 2013 from Budapest to Amsterdam during the "500" year flood, we knew ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Cowan MBE

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Waterways of Tsars

After a stress free flight from London Heathrow my wife and I enjoyed 12 days of luxury cruising between St Petersburg and Moscow. The ship was very well appointed and spotlessly clean. The on board staff were very ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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ldcruising

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Great Time Visiting Russia with Viking

Just returned from the trip that started in Moscow on August 24. About a week before leaving I finally read the reviews of this trip posted on this site and found them to be very mixed. Along with the political ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Rita Kirsch

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

An A+ Trip in Russia

Warren and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Russia in July 2014. So much so, in fact, that we put together a booklet containing historical facts, our insights, and pictures of the sites ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Thefordman28

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The absolute best !

We had a long flight to Amsterdam, we were met in the airport by a clearly marked tour guide, which was a greatly appreciated help with customs and baggage. The transport to the ship was on a clean, climate ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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meddykay

1 Review Written

Fabulous experience!

Having read the reviews, I went with low expectations for the ship. I was pleasantly surprised in many ways. First, the staff onboard were friendly and anxious to please and be helpful. The AMA guides were very, ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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LipBalmAddict

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First time with Viking, really impressed with the whole experience

My husband and I wanted an immersive experience of Russia, and we decided that a river cruise would be the best way for us to experience it. We have sailed with Regent and Crystal previously (3 ocean cruises in ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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sailoruk

5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Kiel Canal Cruise

Have recently returned from a short cruise sailing from London - Tower Bridge to Copenhagen through the Kiel Canal. The info we received from Ponant re embarkation started us off on a wrong footing - giving us ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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NancyCue

1 Review Written

Tulip delights

We had a delightful time on our first river cruise. I was somewhat nervous about river cruising as I love the sense of expansiveness with ocean cruising. I absolutely loved the simplicity of getting on and off the ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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ChiliChild

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

No rating

Moscow-St. Petersburg

We enjoyed the Russian river cruise on the Rurik in September 2013 from Moscow to St. Petersburg. We were impressed with cruise director Kris and hotel director Caroline and how well they ran the cruise, ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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trurodoc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Rurik Waterways of the Czars

I've just returned from the September 17-29 Viking Rurik Waterways of the Czars cruise. The ship was a pleasant surprise, considering some of the reviews I'd read here. It has been remodelled and is more attractive ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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NanciEA

4 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Viking in Russia

My husband and I and three other couples recently sailed on the Viking Helgi from St. Petersburg to Moscow. Here is the good, the average, the bad and the ugly. The good: The food was consistently very good to ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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YTM105

1 Review Written

33 Helpful Votes

Imperial Waterways of Russia

A few years after my wife and I had a very positive experience on a Uniworld River Cruise ' we did Amsterdam to Budapest on the Rhine and the Danube on the River Princess in 2008 ' we decided to try it again, this ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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TobiSofi

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ripped Off

We were due to leave Australia after the floods in Europe were well publicised. We continually rang Scenic Tours only to be told that there was no problem as far as they were concerned. The waters were receding and ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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