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Budapest to Europe - River Cruise Viking Jarl Cruise Reviews

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Viking Jarl
Europe River
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54 Budapest to Europe - River Cruise Viking Jarl Cruise Reviews


Jeff Adrian avatar

Jeff Adrian

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking Culture, Always Welcoming & Accomodating, A Great Way To Travel

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Viking Cruises came highly recommended to me by my friends in several different groups, so it was easy to select the Danube River cruise with my companion. The recommendation was warranted! Two things impressed me ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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BigDaddyBill

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nuremberg to Budapest- Christmas Markets

This was our 3rd cruise with Viking. All three experiences were A-1, Top Shelf, Some additiona busing on one,but we still had a fabulous time. The staff on our most recent cruise was particularly enjoyable. Mario ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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GrafinVonDrehle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Enjoyable Experience -- Extremely Helpful and Friendly Staff

We wanted to cruise on a river in Europe. People told us that Viking was the best, and they were right! The entire ship was always very clean and neat. The staff was very accommodating. I have a food allergy and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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VincentR

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Vacation Experience -- We Will Do Another Soon

the Ship was surprising in the layout, design and function; and the staff hands above those on the big cruise ships. The people make all the difference. The majority of the excursions where better then we had ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Babe S

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun on the romantic Danube.

I was searching for a memorable way to celebrate my wife's 70th birthday, and a cruise on the Romantic Danube fit the bill. We started by arriving in Budapest two days before check in date. We loved Budapest and ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Biged6

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Delight on the Danube

We noticed the Viking long boats on prior trips to Hungary and Germany and thought it may be an easy way to journey without continual packing and unpacking. It certainly was much more than that. From the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Pensims

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dream hoilday

We Choose viking due to the power of adverts !! It was our 40 wedding anniversary so it was a special trip for us. And it certainly fulfilled my expectations and more. From the moment we were met at the airport ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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BobBrindle

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our Danube river cruise.

We had a wonderful time on this river cruise. The ship was excellent, the food was excellent, the service was excellent, and the cities we visited were exceptional. We chose this cruise because we had never been to ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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writnbiz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

This cruise was not what we expected from the advertising. Very structured. Often the included excursions were basically narrated bus rides (we were on buses so much that my husband and I came up with the condition ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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LikeVariety

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great ship, good value

Needed to get away, paired with a major price discount and a desire to Visit Budapest again, plus an opportunity to visit Prague. This was my 4th river cruise, my first on Viking. The ship was great, the service ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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christinebub

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fabulous time on First Viking River cruise

We chose this cruise because we had been on an ocean cruise and wanted to try something smaller, low key, more personalized with a renowned cruise line, which Viking is! We chose this specific cruise because of the ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Jaleader

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

For the Time of Your Life

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. The facilities on the boat, the room, the staff, the food, and the tours far exceeded our expectations. Our cabin was spacious and always clean and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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jamesfpope

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Super educational and enjoyable

Traveled with several friends. We had not been to the countries and ports previously so it was a tremendous new experience. The cabin rooms very nice and plenty of room. The food was outstanding with good variety. ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Roberta Havey

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Romantic Danube

The itinerary. We loved the historical stops and the fact that it was a small ship going down a river. The service was wonderful, the staff made you feel you were the only guests on the ship. Loved the headsets ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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MsJapanino

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Göttweig Abbey was my favorite!

Of all the excursions, Gottweig Abby was my favorite. It wasn't overrun with tourists and the views, people and nectarine products were amazing. It was so interesting to hear the history and see the beauty of this ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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JudyBlueEgg

1 Review Written

Fantastic trip in EVERY detail

We wanted to cruise the Danube and see this part of Europe from the water. The cruise exceeded our expectations. It was extremely well organized, from soup to fish as the Brits would say. Our British host was funny ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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PenelopeT.

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sailing through Europe

Even though the tour was billed, Romantic Danube, my cousins and I enjoyed it as a family. There is so much to recommend: friendly, attentive service; delicious and healthy variety in dining experiences; organized ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Kmbest

1 Review Written

Viking proves to be a winner!

We choose cruise because of deal offered. It was a great value for our dollar. We booked our air travel, hotel, transfers and cruise through Viking and they did a wonderful job. They sent us a booklet pre trip ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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debgrossink144

1 Review Written

The Trip of a Lifetime!

This was our first, but will definitely not be our last, Viking cruise! The service was unparalleled, the crew was friendly and more that willing to take care of any request. The ship was beautiful and very ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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JVCB

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising the Danube

We chose the riverboat cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg ("Romantic Danube") because it enabled us to visit several cities we had not seen before, and because the land tours offered seemed more educational, ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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gwheeler5

1 Review Written

Wonderful Trip

The idea of a river cruise has appealed to us for a while. We have done a couple of large cruises-our last one had 4000 passengers and 2000 cruise and we decided that we had had enough of those. We looked at several ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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dewartmona

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Passage to Eastern Europe

This was our tenth river cruise, our seventh with Viking. We chose this cruise as we had not sailed east of Budapest previously. We visited new countries and learned about life behind the Iron Curtain. As usual ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Paul Grant

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

We Loved Our Viking Cruise!

The cruise was all we expected it to be and more. All the crew were extremely friendly and helpful. The food was excellent. The scenery was fantastic. The tours were very organized and informative and all the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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fcbolton@shaw.ca

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Romantic Danube with Viking - Outstanding!

The staff was fantastic both in terms of their excellent service and their efficiency. If you needed any help with anything at all they would go out of their way to see that your needs or concerns were taken care of ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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harley007

1 Review Written

Quality Personified

My cousins live in Hungary and we traveled there a week in advance to visit with them prior to traveling to Eastern Europe which we never visited before. The Viking representatives arranged the air travel so this ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Viking Jarl Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.4
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment3.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.5
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.3
Service4.04.8
Value For Money3.04.3
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