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Berlin Viking Astrild Cruise Reviews

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Viking Astrild
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45 Berlin Viking Astrild Cruise Reviews


sbunney avatar

sbunney

1 Review Written

Viking cruises are great!

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My husband and I have been on one previous Viking cruise and loved it. This cruise on the Astrild did not disappoint us. We had a wonderful time. We traveled with friends and had many opportunities to visit with ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Itti

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Elegantly enjoyable

We chose this route because we are interested in Reformation history, medieval architecture, and we had been on Danube, Rhine, Rhone, and Main. Astrild is smaller (94 guests) than other Viking longboats but has all ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mauritag

1 Review Written

Enjoyable Trip

We had not been on a Viking Cruise prior to this trip and had always been told how marvelous they are. I can now fully understand the comments. Never having been in Berlin we were looking forward to seeing the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Gbremer

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Private Cruise of the Elbe

The trip offered 2 nights in Berlin and 2 nights in Prague. I wanted to see those cities combined with a river cruise. The Elbe River is not a commercial waterway like the Rhine and offered an almost private cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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scualum

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

No water!

We have taken many Viking river cruises. Unfortunately this was the non cruise cruise as the Elbe did not have enough water to allow the ships to navigate the river. Therefore we were bussed everywhere and there was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Carolmelva

1 Review Written

Elbe River Cruise

Chose this cruise from a Viking email with a great price. Everything was excellent except the return home. Our flight was late getting to Frankfurt and our flight to Philadelphia left us. We had to wait several ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Dawn G.

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Elegant Elbe - Berlin to Prague

Arrived in Berlin and spent 2 nights at the Intercontinental. Lovely hotel, although the bathroom was interesting, there was a huge window above the bathtub so you couldn't leave the light on for a nightlight and ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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lrobeson1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My First Viking River Cruise

We traveled from Berlin to Prague on the Astrild. It was our first Viking Cruise and we were so impressed! The shore excursions were interesting and enjoyable. The amount of time spent at each location was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Cantuse Myname

1 Review Written

Berlin-Prague via the Elbe

This trip was first time for many of the stops and we were well pleased with the accommodations and quality of the tours. The cruise director was exceptional in many ways with a masters degree in european history. ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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58travelnut

1 Review Written

"Wonderful mother and daughter cruise"

We chose this trip out of Berlin, on the Elbe river because we had spent the previous week in Poznan, Poland with our family. We came back a day before our cruise started and were able to stay at the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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LarsOpstad

1 Review Written

Great cruise balancing comfort, culture and history!

My wife and I went on our first river cruise on the Elbe from Berlin to Prague. It was a wonderful experience and we greatly enjoyed getting to know the crew and other passengers. Highlights of the trip include ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Martinic

1 Review Written

Roots and Reformation

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see Prague, which contains an ancestral palace which belonged to our family. The fact that this cruise also stopped in Wittenberg, clinched the deal, since we are Lutheran, ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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ld1220

1 Review Written

Viking's service and attention to detail is amazing

We choose the cruise on the advice of other people. We thought the food was excellent. The service provided by all the crew members impressive. I spilled a tomato based sauce on a white blouse at dinner one ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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KMGA

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise and the greatest program director

We had a great time on this cruise, our 4th with Viking. The crew were fabulous and the extra care we got from the Program director and staff was outstanding. The only concern was that it would have been nice to be ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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KMGA

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great time with Great people

We had a great time on this cruise. Meeting Claudia our cruise director in Berlin, was a treat and we knew that things were only going to get better. She was a lively, gracious host that took pains to see to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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SissyP

1 Review Written

First hand view of my grandparent's homeland.

This was our second Viking Cruise. Our first, the Grand European, was spectacular. Since we signed up a little late for this trip (Elegant Elbe) we got one of the last rooms left which was at river level and very ...
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Sail Date October 2016


skip106 avatar

skip106

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great way to see East Germany and Prague.

It was a trip with friends. The service was great, the tours were super and the guides were outstanding. Food and the service were excellent. Viking is my new favorite cruise line. Transfer from the airport to ...
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Sail Date November 2016


GMJohn avatar

GMJohn

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Choose your cruise dates carefully.

This fall my wife and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary by taking our first ever cruise on the Elbe river from Berlin to Prague. We booked 18 months in advance and secured one of two Voyager Suites on the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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gblew

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking river cruise on the Elbe

Wanted to try a river cruise. Chose Viking because it had a 2 for 1, and special on airline tickets . Also, excursions were included. It is called the elegance of the Elbe river. Started in Berlin and ended in ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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suemezzo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise to Prague for my birthday

We began our journey in Berlin which was such an interesting city and new to us. We were taken by coach to the embarkation point of Magdeburg stopping for a time in Potsdam. Everything was perfect. The ship ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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tele21

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Viking's poor customer service ruined the trip.

Just returned from the Elbe Cruise that never went anywhere due to low water levels, but that is not the reason for the one star. Viking is not responsible for low water levels, but their response is shameful. ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Phillygirl3

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent trip

After doing 3 previous Viking Cruises, we believed that this relatively new itinerary would be interesting and that Viking would provide a good experience and it did not disappoint on most levels. Hotels were in ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Optimizer125

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Over the top GOOD!

This was our first River Cruise and we had relatively high expectations when we arrived. Viking and everyone involved with the trip exceeded our expectations. From the moment we landed in Berlin to our departure ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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rpriestley

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Relaxing, Quality Travel

Past favorable cruise. Would go again. Only disappointment was the blocking of the river by a barge that hit a bridge near Dresden resulting in our ports to be reduced and the most scenic portion of the cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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grandmababblejo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Must See Viking Astrild and Prague

Traveling with theater group Berlin-Prague. Viking Astrild is newer two deck, midsized ship that allows easy interaction between all guests. Crew was outstanding from day one and quickly picked up on individual ...
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Sail Date March 2016


Viking Astrild Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.6
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment4.04.4
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation2.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.5
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.4
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