Viking Vidar Cruise Reviews

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My husband and I in Budapest at the end of our cruise!
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At the iron gate, the rock sculpture of Dacian King Decebalus
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Grand European Tour Amsterdam to Budapest
"From the pre trip communication, being met at the airport, transfers, the river cruise itself, shore excursions, food, on board service, and departure, all went wonderfully.We found the food and service to be very good...."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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Excellent Experience! Almost all inclusive!

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Jeffrey McNamee
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We were on the first voyage for the year. Everything was seamless in the way it functioned! My Cousin referred me to Viking, based on her experiences with Viking in the past. I loved unpacking once for a 2 week vacation in the spring, yet traveling through the heart of Europe! It’s like staying on a floating 5 star hotel! Only negative thing I can say is that laundry, for some reason, now ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Viking grand European 14 day sailed 8/2/23

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Thea Kinzer
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Heard so many good things about Viking cruises, decided to spend the money and take a 2 week grand European river cruise. When I arrived on board there was a strong mildew smell all over ship. The smell never dissipated, very strong in our room! We chose a balcony room. The room and all of the common areas were carpeted! Everyone knows carpet cannot be cleaned properly on a cruise ship. I have ...
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Thank you for sharing your experience with us, Thea Kinzer. However, we regret to discover that the journey did not meet your anticipated expectations. Please know that your insights have...

Sail Date: July 2023

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Passage to Eastern Europe

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gers
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we had missed seeing much of Budapest last year on a cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest as the water levels were too shallow at the end. We thought the trip from Bucharest to Budapest would allow us to see interesting sites and also provide more time in Budapest. We were not disappointed! This was our second Viking Cruise... our other trip with Viking was from Paris ...
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Sail Date: June 2023

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Grand European Tour Amsterdam to Budapest

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Vidar

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joe1957
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our second river cruise with Viking. The first was 4 years prior. At that time everything was perfect. Due to the prior pandemic we wondered if there would be any changes in service. On this trip we also found everything went perfectly. From the pre trip communication, being met at the airport, transfers, the river cruise itself, shore excursions, food, on board service, and departure, ...
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Sail Date: April 2023


European Delight

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frabottaf
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Selected this cruise to see the most of the European interior. Ports of call and excursions afforded a good look into the history and existing circumstances in the visited cities. Local tour guides were knowledgeable and sensitive to limitations posed by some of the less mobile travelers. Excursions seemed to capture the essence of the surrounding area including points of interest with ...
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Sail Date: April 2023

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Eastern European Danube River cruise a great opportunity to learn the history and culture of the Balkan countries

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makizoe01
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Viking Cruises offered everything we needed to make our very first cruise a most memorable one. The accommodations were everything we desired; and most importantly the service provided by the crew was outstanding especially with housekeeping and dining. Daily cleaning and re-supply was timely and efficient, and all meals were excellent as the menu afforded us a wide range of local selections ...
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Sail Date: April 2023

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Friendly staff

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Betchay
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

First time to try a river cruise and Viking, that's why we chose this cruise. We heard all the good reviews, were excited to try the #1 cruise line. We booked five cabins for ten people. Loved the ease of planning with airfare and airport transfers included. Everything was well coordinated, which contributed to a great peace of mind. The cruise felt more personal as it was a smaller crowd, our ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


A wonderful experience - start to finish

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Lawrence Frank
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first river cruise, but we have sailed on Viking Ocean cruises so our expectations were very high. The crew did not disappoint us. The ship was actually the VIDAR - not the LIF and we stayed on all the way to Amsterdam. The reason for the change was the river levels that had forced Viking to rearrange the ships. Fortunately, aside from boarding a couple of hours up river from ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Great cruise, great crew

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Joannrieck
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise after we had to cancel our European Sojourn trip because I broke my leg. This is the same cruise bit stops at Budapest instead of going on to Bucharest. I loved the trip. The Netherlands were beautiful. The stops in Germany at Cologne, Rothenberg, Nuremberg Regensburg, and Passau were so interesting. There is so much history and beauty in each of those five cities, ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


3-star cruise for 5-star prices

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Adventure Travel Twosome
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

3-star cruise for 5-star price Danube River cruise: Budapest to Bucharest on Viking Vidar longship. 130 passengers (190 capacity) Veranda staterooms: rather small and totally devoid of wall art; only color was from 2 turquoise throw pillows on the bed. One hard chair. Balcony barely large enough for 2 people. Dining: main dining room was pretty much the only choice since the Aquavit ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


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