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Europe Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
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Europe
Departure Port

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Excellent

621

Very Good

193

Average

109

Poor

53

Terrible

43

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Family Cruises

7,944

Senior Cruises

6,046

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6,002

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5,488

Group and Theme Cruises

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1,022 Europe Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


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cruisegermany

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mein Schiff 1 - a German "feel good ship" - all inclusive concept with homing style

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Right now, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic there isn't much of a choice. I live in Dusseldorf, Germany. Started cruising in 2013 and just celebrating my 50th cruise. The well-known cruise line AIDA failed due ...
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Sail Date August 2020


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SarahW

1 Review Written

Just amazing!

I loved almost everything about MSC. My other experience of a cruise is Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas. I would say the major differences in US and European cruises are the food and entertainment. Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Scott Fryer

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

The worst cruise ever

Saw an online deal that looked like good value for money, learnt a lesson, you get what you pay for. Below are a few reasons I viewed CMV so lowly. 1. Departed 1 day late due to storms which is ok but to miss ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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410063

1 Review Written

Outstanding Cruise for Adults with excellent food, cabins, entertainment .

The ship, Jupiter, was in its first year after commissioning in May. The Crew was wonderful in all aspects. The cabins were very comfortable and spacious with lots of storage for cloths and other items. We had ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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ccheitmeier

1 Review Written

The Rhine Getaway

The beauty and the history was the leading factor. I chose Viking because of the stellar reviews. The food was not as elegant as I expected. I probably was looking for more of richness of the French since we did ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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VT2019cruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A relaxing, stress-free way to enjoy the German Christmas Markets

From the moment we were met at the Prague airport by an Avalon representative who brought us to the hotel to meet our amazing cruise director, then from the moment we boarded our ship, to when the time came to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Sandi Barrett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superior Service

This was a Rhine wine cruise and we sailed with another couple. We had Juliet balcony suites that were, for a cruise ship, roomy. Everything is included in this package, so need to worry about drinks during ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Linphillipskeep

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Old filthy dirty ship that needs blowing up.

Joined dream on 18 dec looking forward to visiting Bethlehem and Jerusalem for the Christmas period. We were on the ship for two weeks supposedly the whole itinerary since booking in September was changed we were ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jenA4tx

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Iconic Christmas Markets - Danube

We chose this cruise to experience the European Christmas markets. I love the charm and magic of Christmas decorations and the stores and restaurant displays did not disappoint. Pre-Cruise: We arrived in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Billdref

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Nothing special

Chose this cruise for the Christmas Markets from Passau to Budapest with a 3 day pre cruise extension in Prague. The extension in Prague was outstanding, a beautiful city especially during this time. Viking ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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souc2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never again - disgusting

Chose this cruise as was a very cheap deal, obviously get what you pay for. Cabin was very outdated, hairs on bedding, hairs in the sink and floor was filthy when we arrived and wasn’t hoovered the whole time ...
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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


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scheest

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Interesting itinerary, very good entertainment

We chose this cruise because it fit to our availability and because we liked the extraordinary itinerary with lots of highlights. We knew this ship from a previous cruise. The ship is huge but not as huge as ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Daffy42

1 Review Written

Amazing

Wanted to do a river cruise in Europe and found this one specializing in wine tasting. We had never gone on an Avalon or river cruise before. We absolutely loved it. Everything was taken care of. We felt ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Portugal River of Gold

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Portugal’s River of Gold

The breakfast choices were not as expansive as other river cruises and coffee was poor. Lunch choices as well were limited. Dinner choices were limited and some menus were good but small portions with protein. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BoRudi

4 Reviews Written

Great experience

Had done Viking River Cruise in past and service and venue was excellent so decided to do a Viking Ocean Cruise. Embarkation to Disembarkation went smoothly and same quality as the river cruise with Viking. They set ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mikemonster

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall an enjoyable week

I should start this review out with a word regarding my rating. It would have to be OUTSTANDING for me to give a 5, so in most cases my "4" should be considered very good. Now to our trip: " Melodies of the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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shiroisakana

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nickel and Dimed...

1. Nickel And Dimed: I felt like everything was extra money after I paid for my cruise. - The app to message people around the ship was $10. - Most of the restaurants you had to pay for ($40-$50/person) - ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Folkfeb10a

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Appalling start but customer service & cruise staff turned it round.

PART ONE - Horrendous Our holiday got off to a terrible start. I had booked to go away with my mother and a few of her [elderly] friends. We booked early and chose our cabins so that we were all together and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kenny654

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Service was Lacking

This cruise was a classical-music themed charter, sailing from Amsterdam to Basel. Having sailed on a river cruise before with another company, I had a good idea of what to expect. The AmaSerena crew certainly ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Donnieg34

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam

This one-week cruise was excellent. The Sigrun was first put into service in March 2019. We booked this as a once in a lifetime trip and now we can’t wait to book another one. Viking sets the standard for river ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Tinto Turner

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Hebredean delight

this trip was to celebrate a special birthday with friends. We chartered the boat for four days and three nights and sailed around Mull taking in Tobermory, Iona and Staffa. There were many highlights but one ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tlchan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic scenic cruise

It was part of our ski trip summer trips. This is a fantastic cruise for people who love scenery,wine vineyards especially port wines, olives and churches. It also is an area that tells you about cork and cork ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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PennyDDavis

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A wonderful experience with excellent staff and services

The location of this cruise was the determining factor for me as I wanted specifically to visit Norway whilst not having to repack continually. We were a little concerned about the quality of the cruise, having ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Pitzenberger

1 Review Written

Our first River cruise

This was our second time booking with Viking and we knew that every detail would be taken care of. The service was superior, the food was excellent and all excursions included were very well organized along with ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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