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Budapest to Europe - River Cruise Reviews

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Europe River
Budapest

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1,660 Budapest to Europe - River Cruise Reviews


Carl0922 avatar

Carl0922

1 Review Written

Great Adventure

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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


AndyB avatar

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

2 Helpful Votes

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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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


John5671 avatar

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

5 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

3 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


mtlawyer avatar

mtlawyer

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

What a Trip!

Having never been in Europe before or on a river cruise, my wife and I were interested in experiencing a river cruise to see if we would like others in the future. From the Viking folks that met us at the airport ...
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Sail Date April 2019


pynnkar avatar

pynnkar

2 Reviews Written

River Cruisin’

Exceptional service, excellent food, high class all the way! Embarking and disembarking is so different on this river cruise than we have experienced on ocean cruising... no line ups, very relaxed process, so ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Johnclaude

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

10/10

My expectations were high having heard many good things about this cruise, but what I experienced was an exceptional quality of service, with great attention to details as I have never experienced before. The ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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14Wickers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent staff

This was chosen as it was a special offer. What an incredible choice, the cabin was very good even though it was the cheapest available, the cabin was always clean. The food was very good, the buffets had a wide ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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SFO-F/A

13 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

A fun filled adventure with amazing staff and beautiful scenery.

I was on the Budapest to Amsterdam Gate 1 Monarch Governess in October. There are practically no reviews. I promised to write a review as soon as I got back home, here it is. The ship was clean and modern, the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


mmoeller avatar

mmoeller

5 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

We were pleasantly surprised with our first river cruise!

We were impressed even before we boarded for our cruise! On the day before sailing we found the dock and boarded to ask a few questions. The staff was quite pleasant and accommodating. This was definitely a ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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dorbacz

1 Review Written

The Danube on the Scenic Amber was spectacular

Scenic's reputation for outstanding service and excellent land tours was what attracted us to Scenic and they did not disappoint. the embarkation disembarkation went efficiently and super easy - no waiting ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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annehartley

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

We saw beautiful places in such comfort and so well looked after!

We wanted a short break and always enjoy river cruising. We kept our fingers crossed that we’d see this area along the Danube in beautiful autumn colours, and we did! Right from the start there was someone to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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marmicook

1 Review Written

Top Notch!

A friend recommended AmaWaterways and we are so glad we went on a river boat cruise with this company! The crew was amazing and always willing to help no matter what we needed. Christian was the best Cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Dave Dixon avatar

Dave Dixon

1 Review Written

Wonderful Danube River cruise with great food, staff, and accommodations

We were first time cruisers and picked this line based on itinerary, ratings, and prices. It was a Danuberiver cruise in mid to late October (luckily the weather was very warm for that time of the year with almost ...
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Sail Date October 2019


jo-b avatar

jo-b

5 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Danube Delta and Historic Cities

Travelled previously with riviera and been impressed with their reliability and service. Ship was spotless loved our cabin on Diamond deck which had a fully retracting sliding window so you can watch the scenery ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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vlnovak

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship and cruise

We chose this cruise because we had never been to the previous communist countries.or cruise included a tour everyday that were very informative and interesting. The guides spoke excellent English. Our cabin was the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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stanleynibs

1 Review Written

Danube Waltz

This was our first adventure on a river cruise and so we chose to sail with Viking whose name was associated with great service. Our expectations were far exceeded. Our normal vacation would include a beach ...
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Sail Date December 2017


jmartyc avatar

jmartyc

1 Review Written

First River Cruise - but not the last!

My wife and I have always wanted to take a river cruise, and we have always heard that Viking was the best, but this cruise exceeded everything we had heard as well as exceeding our expectations. We went on this ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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