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180 Europe - River Cruise Fitness Cruises Cruise Reviews

LilyGE avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience


I went along on this cruise with my mother and her partner, not expecting a lot. I'd heard about the big ocean cruises which are like crowded, floating malls full of drunk people, and a million a la carte expenses: ...
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Sail Date October 2019

hbcapital avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise was good. Leaving the ship was not.

Overall we had an enjoyable Danube river cruise, from Passau to Budapest, with a 3 day pre cruise stop in Prague. Danube water levels were fine and we had no issues going through the locks. Food was very good and ...
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Sail Date September 2019

Nidec avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Far exceeded our expectations

Have been ocean cruising for a few years now and thought we would give river cruising a try. We saw Jane Mcdonald on a Danube river cruise, liked the itinery, so started looking around. Viking seemed to get a ...
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Sail Date August 2019

MrsBoxerDog avatar


4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise and All Round Enjoyment

This was our first River Cruise and one has to remember it's very different from the large liners which we're used to! Cabins smaller, but adequately furnished with well stocked toiletries in the bathroom. ...
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Sail Date July 2019

ljkool avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Americans on a German Riverboat

Our family decided to take a Christmas Market cruise but wanted to spend time in London. We selected ARosa because of their selection of 4-day itineraries and their moderate pricing . We had no doubts about the ...
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Sail Date December 2018

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Virginia from Roslyn

2 Reviews Written

59 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise

This is our 4th Crystal cruise but first cruise post the 2018 changes made to the Serenity. The decor in the common areas and restaurants has been updated. We enjoyed the addition of the restaurants Silk and ...
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Sail Date May 2019

Aroundtheworldinoneday avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excursion Guides

This was our first cruise with Viking and we truly had no idea how it operated. However, soon after landing in Budapest, after a cancelled flight, and the young lady that met us at the gate relieved our worst ...
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Sail Date September 2018

TSG1423 avatar


1 Review Written


We heard it was the best so we wanted to give it a try, was not disappointed. Right from the pick up at the airport to the friendly receptionist...especially Joanna to staff who escorted us to our ...
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Sail Date September 2018

lbtopaz avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

I was extremely disappointed with this trip and it was # 1 on my bucket list for many years. Viking knew that the Danube was getting lower and lower by the day due to a severe drought. Instead of allowing us to ...
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Sail Date October 2018

KellyGA avatar


3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Viking Danube Waltz on Viking Prestige Ship (Budapest to Passau)

Viking Prestige Cruise Review (Danube Waltz) August/September 2018 I have always wanted to go to Budapest and consider it one of the great cities besides Paris, London and major cities in Italy. Hence, we ...
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Sail Date August 2018

Eam10 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes


This is our 2nd Viking river cruise so we had very high expectations. Viking can not help that the river was low but there should have been advanced warnings. The staff did their best to accommodate for ...
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Sail Date August 2018

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Cruisers 2018

1 Review Written

Spanish Med

Embarkation at Southampton was excellent, very fast and efficient and we were onboard by 10.45am. Cold, wet and windy weather meant a rocky journey to Gibraltar and the Royal Parade was extremely busy as everyone ...
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Sail Date July 2018

RockyandMoose avatar


2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Irish Soliloquy

We have recently disembarked from the Crystal Serenity where we enjoyed 14 nights going around the UK and also stopping in Amsterdam and in Zebbrugge before returning to our point of embarkation which also served ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Jenel avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking river cruise Danube waltz

My hubby and I had a great time on this trip. It’s our first time to cruise with Viking. We bought it with free air, it was a deal indeed! All meals are included. We arrived in Munich Germany, then drove for ...
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Sail Date April 2018

tmburkart avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Adventure

Having never before being on a riverboat cruise, we didn't know what to expect. That ended the moment we entered the boat. From the very beginning, the service was outstanding. We were led to our room, which was ...
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Sail Date April 2018

BobBarnard71 avatar


1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Prestige journey

I have been on two other Viking river cruises over the last nine months so I had a pretty good understanding of what to expect. The service by the crew was excellent - it appears to be their trademark - all are ...
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Sail Date June 2018

Pattyzak5/2018 avatar


1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Danube river cruise

We were eight family members. Went to Prague for three nights then were driven by very experiencedMercedez Bens Viking buses to the beginning of our river cruise. We drove through the forest, country and farms so ...
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Sail Date May 2018

Spysmum avatar


31 Reviews Written

347 Helpful Votes

Wonderful area, interesting river on a mediocre ship

We chose it as we wanted to revisit an area of France we knew well from at least 25 years of camping among the vineyards of southern France. We arrived in Lyon on excellent Eurostar direct from St Pancras. ...
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Sail Date May 2018

Ssauter avatar


1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Our first Viking experience

It was recommended by friends and they offered free air There was a slight sewage smell when entering the ship The greating was terrific all employees are the best I have seen I am tall 6 foot 8 inches and ...
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Sail Date April 2018

craigs1214 avatar


5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Dont board with any great expectations ..........

The southern Rhine Christmas market theme cruise. Taking in Mannheim , Heidelberg, Strasbourg and Mainz. The excursions where add ons and needed to be booked as in most cases except for Strasbourg your where ...
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Sail Date December 2017

Budcat101 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our second river cruise and was just as wonderful

We selected this cruise because the date was right. We selected this cruise, as well, based upon our tourism company´s recommendation. It was a relaxing and quite nice cruise up the Rhine. Included some cities ...
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Sail Date September 2017

Lynniegs2 avatar


1 Review Written

The trip of a lifetime - absolutely wonderful and magical.

We chose this itinerary for the cities visited and we wanted to travel in September. This was a perfect trip - the crew, the weather, all the cities we visited (Danielle was the best cruise director!) the food, the ...
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Sail Date September 2016

Jcoop36 avatar


1 Review Written

Fabulous Trip Along the Danube

This was our first river cruise, selected for the itinerary, length, and stops. We loved Budapest and all the cities on the cruise itinerary. We were blessed by superb weather. The meals served aboard ship were ...
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Sail Date August 2016

Rye avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, good value

Having been on 3 other river cruises, we found one that went down the Rhone, which we had not gone on before. The Rosa Stella is about 12 years old, but extremely well kept and very clean. In fact it is the ...
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Sail Date July 2017

jcarden avatar


1 Review Written

Very enjoyable experience

Had heard about Viking from friends, but this was our first on-board experience. What a treat it was! Couldn't have been a smoother transition from plane to ship and back to plane. The tour director met us at ...
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Sail Date July 2016

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