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Europe - River Cruise Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Europe River
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

4

Average

1

Terrible

1

Cruise type

River Cruises

2,064

Romantic Cruises

1,936

Senior Cruises

1,880

Luxury Cruises

1,353

Holiday Cruises

21

21 Europe - River Cruise Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


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KashmirMyst

1 Review Written

Wonderful Christmas!

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The 2014 Christmas Markets cruise was a wonderful experience! Captain Smidt, Cruise Manager Bart and Hotel Director Carla, the crew, the guides and guest lecturers made this a truly special experience for my husband ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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rcaruso

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Delightful Heart of Germany River Cruise

We departed Frankfurt on Nov. 25 and sailed on the Viking Kara, disembarking in Nuremburg. The Kara was one of the newest longships and did not disappoint. This was our 5th Viking Cruise and it seems that Viking ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Jotravell

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas cruise from Prague to Amsterdam

The Amawaterways staff was outstanding. The ship was great. We were on the top floor with a Juliet balcony. I thought that the tours were wonderful as were the local guides. The food outstanding(except we've had ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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mkgreer

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise through the Christmas Markets in the Czech Republic,

We began our tour with two nights in Prague in the Czech Republic. We had a walking tour on the first day. We asked Balosch, our cruise director, for a dining suggestion for a restaurant for dinner and he gave us an ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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vikingenthusist

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

VikingRiverEnthusiast

My husband and I did the Danube "Christmas Markets" cruise starting December 21 in Budapest ending in Nuremberg Dec. 28. This is our second cruise with Viking. (Our first was last October with their China Yangteze ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Georgiane

19 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Magni is the Best!!!

We just returned home from our most excellent river cruise. There is something to be said about a new ship - Magni being only in service for 3 month was beautiful, clean and decorated for the Holidays. We found the ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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kylemore

2 Reviews Written

A memorable journey through time and culture.

The "Elegant Elbe" cruise, Prague to Berlin, on the Viking Fontane was our eighth river cruise with Viking. It was without doubt the best so far largely due to the expertise of Program Director, Christian Goßmann ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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MikeBR

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Viking Danube

We love the Christmas atmosphere of eastern Europe but having been to Prague, Krakow & Budapest a number of times we were looking for a change, so after a bit of investigation opted for Vikings 'Romantic Danube' ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Gigigrits07

1 Review Written

Lemonade From Lemons!

After 3 nights on board we had to disembark the Odin and continue our itinerary as a 'land' cruise. The Danube was too high because of early melting snows. (Let's hear it for climate change.) There were several ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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swamp1sg

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Very Christmasy Christmas Cruise

My husband and I have been on 3 previous European River cruises: The Seine on Viking, The Rhine on Uniworld, and the Danube on AMA. The cruises on Uniworld and AMA were both Christmas market cruises as this one on ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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shalomcharlotte

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruising on the Danube with Viking, Fabulous!

My cruise was the Danube Waltz, December 1-8, 2012. We flew into Munich and Viking met us at baggage and quickly directed us to a waiting motor coach. After a beautiful drive, 1.5 hour, we arrived at our amazing ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Manor Born

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Uniworld say You shall go to the ball and we did!!

When we joined the impressive River Duchess at Nuremburg on 22nd December 2012 all were in festive mood and the reception given by staff as you enter the ship enhances the mood of all travel weary passengers. You ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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DC0743

8 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

River Beatrice Holiday Markets December 2012

We enjoyed a one week Christmas Market cruise on the River Beatrice, going from Passau to Budapest December 2, 2012 Ship: The ship is well designed and very nicely appointed. The public areas are beautifully ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Potts789

1 Review Written

Dec. 9th Christmas Markets

I have been on many cruises, but never a river cruise. When I saw an add for Viking's 2-for-1 special I knew it was a perfect opportunity. As far value for the money goes, this cruise couldn't be beat. We saw ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Traveling Barbie

1 Review Written

River Cruise through Europe for Christmas Markets

For our first European Cruise we decided to go on Viking River Cruises on the new Viking Prestige. We had already spent several days in Munich and the surrounding area visiting Daqchau, Newschwanstein Castle, etc ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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susie duzee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Prestige

We were warmly welcomed in Nuremberg and taken to the beautiful Prestige ship. Our room was just lovely and there was a tray of Christmas cookies and candies. The ship was very nicely appointed and the staff was ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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BarbJS

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking River Bus

My family booked this cruise to see the Christmas markets a year ago and were so excited to go. We received a email the night we flew to Nuremberg and arrived on the Prestige that because of low water in the Danube ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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caviargal

21 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Not up to Avalon Standards

This was our fourth river cruise and third on Avalon (fourth if you consider last year was a back to back). We were looking forward to celebrating Christmas and New Years in Europe as well as experiencing Avalon's ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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wildschwan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

Viking Legend Christmas Markets

This cruise from Nurnberg to Budapest was threatened to not take to water due to the low water levels on the Danube in the late fall of 2011. Fortunately rains fell the week before we were to cruise, though Viking ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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blablabla

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Danube River Cruise on the Prestige Christmas 2011

My overall rating for Viking is a 95 out of 100 but with no other river cruise to compare it too. That being said we were fairly worried about the water levels on the Danube prior to out departure of this trip. ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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american homestead

1 Review Written

No rating

Viking Sky ~ Touring the Christmas Markets

We sailed on the Viking Sky in early December 2010 from Budapest, Hungary to Passau, Germany. We visited Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany in one week, all with the ease and comfort of waking up in a new ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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