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Budapest Viking Gullveig Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Gullveig
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Budapest

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44 Budapest Viking Gullveig Cruise Reviews


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wsiefke

1 Review Written

Great trip for a reunion

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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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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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ChadMoss

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise - Excellent Staff - Great tour guides

We picked Viking as we saw the TV ads and it looked like fun. My wife and I went on the cruise and thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and trip. We arrived at Budapest two days prior to departure and we explored Budapest ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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KPlybon

2 Reviews Written

Dream Vacation of a Lifetime

We went on the Romantic Danube river cruise in Oct 2017. It was just a PERFECT vacation, better than we imagined. The staff on our ship was so friendly & caring. The food was incredible. One of our favorite ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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normlori

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise that turned into an expensive bus tour!

Numerous friends recommended Viking River Cruises. We decided to treat ourselves to the Romanic Danube Cruise. The Viking brochure states, "It's pure pleasure to travel with such ease..to unpack just once and relax ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Patty Grove

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise AKA Asphalt Coach Tour!

We chose a river cruise because we wanted to travel by boat and expected to enjoy the views along the river and have the luxury of not unpacking daily. the reality of our vacation was that viking was not upfront ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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dwyatt1444

1 Review Written

Great Cruise - Will sail Viking Again!

Recomended by travel agent. The ship layout is great and easy to move around. The staff and crew could not be nicer. Our cabin was always clean and organized and we hardly ever show the person responsible for our ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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novanod

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not happy with missing 2 paid tours and 6 hrs extra bus rides even with refund

Our son and daughter in-law wanted to see Nuremberg again because my wife grew up there during the war.We wanted to see places we had never seen before in Europe. Taking this river cruise allowed us to do both. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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oenophile75010

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Disappointing situation

As a repeat cruiser on Viking, I was disappointed to find that low water levels on the Danube significantly changed almost every aspect of the cruise. We were notified that we could not cruise to the last two ports ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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davida1228

1 Review Written

Great Cruise....I'll be back

Took the Viking Gullveig with friends. Loved the ports with local and informed tour guides.The Captain was outstanding, greeting the guests every time we boarded or left the ship. We were greeted at the airport, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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bettegbarr

1 Review Written

Another wonderful experience with Viking

This was our second river cruise with Viking and it did not disappoint. The crew and staff were so helpful and friendly and our program director, Lisette, did a wonderful job of keeping us informed and entertained. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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KPlybon

2 Reviews Written

Trip of a Lifetime!

We were part of a travel group through our local bank. There were 40 of us from this area that traveled together. The ship was fabulous! Everything about it was top-notch. The cabin was clean & comfortable, and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Bubblers

1 Review Written

Bonnie’s Viking Cruise

I chose this cruise by the suggestion of my travel agent. We ended up having fourteen of us. This cruise was absolutely wonderful. We started at Budapest which was our embarkation with no issues, from there we went ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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hollycas

1 Review Written

Food, Fun and amazing scenery. Who could ask for more

Probably one of the best trips I have had in my life! I have to admit since this was my first Viking adventure I didn’t know what to expect and was a little hesitant to stay 8 days on a boat, but WOW what a ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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mhedge

5 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Wonderful November Romantic Danube Cruise

River cruising is much more of a relaxed time than cruising on the huge ocean ships. It's easy to navigate the boat and it takes a fraction of the time to get around on the boat. The trade-off is that there is no ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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SJFeig

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever!

My husband and I love cruises but we wanted something a little different than the usual island hopping. Friends of ours had recommended Viking and we decided the time had come for us to give it a try. We arrived ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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aayers3667

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We love the mix of river travel shore time

This was our third Viking cruise and we've signed on for a fourth in 2018. We fine the balance between water travel and shore visiting much better than ocean cruises. We like the small ships and the congeniality ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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JimWebb3

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superlative service, accommodations and food

This was our first river cruise. We had heard good things about Viking from friends who took a similar cruise last year. Although the Danube water level was too low to make the last leg of the trip, Viking made ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Teresawalling

1 Review Written

Riverboat cruise

Went with friends. We enjoyed the cruise all personal were wonderful and help whenever asked. They were always there to greet us when we returned and there to help us when we left.The food was great. We enjoyed the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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CessnaPilot

1 Review Written

First River Cruise

Budapest has been on our "bucket list" for some time so it was a toss-up between going east or west from there. We chose the Budapest - Nuremberg route because of its popularity and we weren't disappointed. This was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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gigisail

1 Review Written

Romantic Danube

We love ocean cruising and decided to give river cruising a try. Our cruise was excellent! Viking provided an experience that matched their lovely commercials. We were blessed with amazing, although very hot ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Sharon Rhodes

1 Review Written

Felt like a Queen!

We had never been on any sort of cruise before, but had been very curious about doing a River Cruise. When we saw the itinerary for this particular cruise, we decided to take the chance and book it. From the time ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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quilterstravels

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime!

My parents, sister, and I enjoyed 10 days of traveling and learning in comfort and style. The ship's crew was so kind and welcoming and met our every need. My aging mother has special needs, and servers in the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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lvinderskov

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime ... book now !

I had an opportunity to go on this trip and bring a guest, so I invited my mother. It was just amazing and my first river cruise. The beautiful ship, the crew were so professional and never once had their hand ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Compass Rose Monica

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Loved Our First Viking River Cruise (and Post-Cruise in Prague)!

Viking River Cruise on the Danube, April 2017 Tony and I are home from our Viking cruise (Longship Gullveig) on the Danube, Budapest to Passau (April 2017). We had a great time with our friends, meeting new ...
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Sail Date April 2017


Viking Gullveig Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.5
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.1
Service4.04.6
Value For Money3.04
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