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Budapest to Europe Cruise Reviews

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Europe
Budapest

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2,544 Budapest to Europe Cruise Reviews


Anrando avatar

Anrando

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Great Ship, Great Crew, Great Experience

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The AmaMagna is a ship unlike any others due to its size. I took this cruise mainly because I wanted to try this ship. I was very impressed. The experience was far superior to my ride on a Tauck ship on a similar ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Grendelbear

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great way to see Europe how it developed - along its rivers

A river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam was on our bucket list for many years. We started with a pre-cruise extension to Prague, which was a great walking city. The river cruise ship was comfortable and filled ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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MartinAS

1 Review Written

Amazing, first time river cruise experience.

I went on this cruise with my 20 year old daughter. After several ocean cruises, this was my first experience on a river cruise. It was an amazing trip. The staff and crew were always friendly and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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MtLamborn

1 Review Written

Enjoyed all the opportunities to tour various river towns on the Danube.

We had no previous experiences on a Cruise or River Boat Cruises. This was our anniversary. We planned a great deal before venturing out. The Cruise line surprised us by noting that our cabin was upgraded to a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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wsiefke

1 Review Written

Great trip for a reunion

My husband and I did not arrive early enough to explore Budapest. I had been there twice before and he didn't get off work early. The airport pickup, embarkation and disembarkation were very smooth and on time. I ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mgfuller

1 Review Written

European Sojourn

Bucharest to Amsterdam We had never taken a river cruise and when we saw this itinerary, it covered so much of Europe we knew this was the trip for us. We did a pre-trip to Bucharest and Transylvania and would ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Carl0922

1 Review Written

Great Adventure

Why did I choose Viking? After watching PBS for years, I was captivated by the Viking commercials and told my wife that one day we would take a river cruise. The day came in Oct 2019. We( couple no kids) were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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MD101112

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River cruise with teenagers - a great experience!

We chose this cruise to spend a hassle-free week as a family, unpacking our bags once and experiencing 4 countries plus a taste of the Christmas markets. We also visited Prague and Munich on our own. We embarked in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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marcymc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing, fabulous, would love to do it again.

We loved every moment of our time with Viking. With our early arrival, we explored Budapest and found it a charming city with wonderful architecture. Our hotel was amazing. It was like a palace with its grand ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Lindsay Hughes

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Faultless Fortnight

We chose this particular cruise because it enabled us to see so many interesting and varied places. It certainly didn’t disappoint! The itinerary was amazing and varied and we were able to understand and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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InsureFun

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

Extension in Prague was great, wonderful city but the Marriott they booked us at was the worst Marriott we ever stayed at. First there was construction noise all day, when we complained to the front desk the woman ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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richminn

6 Reviews Written

101 Helpful Votes

First but not last time Crystal

Have heard about crystal and decided to try it out. Previously we had done a Viking river cruise was NOT excited about that and were reluctant to do another river cruise but thought we would. we boarded the ship ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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AndyB

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Christmas Markets on the Danube

I have a good 15 or so ocean cruises under my belt, but this was my first river cruise, and my first time cruising solo. The itinerary was Budapest to Nuremburg, with stops in Vienna, Melk, Passau and Regensburg. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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lpmpsail

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Christmas River Cruise

We've been on a Scenic river cruise before, but this one exceeded the last. Of course, with it being a Christmas Markets river cruise - that helped, but the staff on board just seemed to go the extra mile. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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michel.lorraine

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worst vacation ever

My wife and I booked this trip almost one year in advance. We wanted to celebrate our 44th wedding anniversary in a different way. We travelled alone. We arrived in Budapest 2 days prior the cruise departure so ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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CurtVicki

1 Review Written

Visiting Germany nearly 30 years ago & re-visiting where we got married in 1990

We took this cruise based on places it would stop and time year. We flew into our departure city Budapest three days early to sightsee the city. We stayed at the Hilton on Castle Hill so we were well acquainted with ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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patsqc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Ship, Great Crew, Great Itinerary, = Lifetime Experience

This cruise was our first river cruise and was prompted by a special deal offered by Viking at the last minute. I noticed the difference between Viking and other ocean cruises we had been on right away. Just as I ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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TsiganAAA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cracking Christmas Market Cruise

Our first European/ Riviera cruise- an excellent experience, good value and leaving us with ideas for other cruises. Ship, cabin and all facilities were stunningly clean, well kept and top class. Our cabin was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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John5671

3 Reviews Written

Christmas Market cruise

I first want to mention some statistics about our cruise: There were about 160 people on the ship: 10 people from Canada, 10 people from the US, about 30 people from New Zealand, and the rest were from Australia. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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RickFleck

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruising on the Danube

Selected this river because it was on our bucket list. We chose Emerald Waterways because of the cities, rooms, dining, and price. We had an amazing cruise and a fabulous time. The cabin room was everything we ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kck2685

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Incredible Honeymoon

My husband (33) and I (29) were looking for a unique and different honeymoon than the typical beach vacation. We found river cruising from our travel agent and felt it was the perfect option for us. We stayed 3 days ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Cfmjr

1 Review Written

Amsterdam to Budapest + Prague

A bucket list trip that may be the only time we do this ... wanted to ‘see it all’! We joined the ship in Amsterdam. We were met at the airport by Viking reps and quickly taken to the Viking Baldur at the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Brenda J Long

1 Review Written

Awesome! This river cruise more than met my expectations.

We’ve always wanted to take a European River Cruise. On this two week cruise, we visited the countries of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands. Our interests are history, architecture, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Jake525373

1 Review Written

Excellent cruise and professional staff; great tours

nReputation and friends recommendation The time in Bucharest was fun and worth the extra time embarkation and disembarkation were handled smoothly and with very little effort on our part. The crew were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Vallerie

1 Review Written

Beautiful and Relaxing

This was my first ever cruise of any kind. It far exceeded my expectations. The ship was beautiful and comfortable. The cabin was tastefully decorated. The French balcony with the floor to ceiling sliding glass ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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