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74 Viking Egil Cruise Reviews


Linda Baxter avatar

Linda Baxter

1 Review Written

Great trip

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Flew straight to Budapest and directly on board ship. The whole experience was extremely pleasant and all members off staff faultless. Due to adverse weather conditions a lot of changes were made to individual ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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marshall210161

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding

I always said I would never do a cruise of any sort but my husband sails so for his birthday I surprised him with the Romantic Danube cruise. Our cabin was perfect for the week . It was the cheapest one as I ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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sherrider

1 Review Written

Fabulous First River Cruise

My husband and I have wanted to do a river cruise for some time. He is from Budapest so we went on the pre-cruise to have time to visit relatives and explore that wonderful city. Viking was amazing in arranging ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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CruisingOtters

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of the first ships in 2018 to fully navigate the upper Danube

We booked this far in advance in order to see both the sights and the Christmas Markets. Viking did a great job keeping us informed about the low water levels and the workarounds (buses). But even after the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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ybarralupe

1 Review Written

Our Viking river cruise was first class.

This was an anniversary gift to ourselves. Clearly a gorgeous part of the world and to see it from the river was very special. The cruise itinerary had been changed because of low river water and we wondered if ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Virginia Beach Boy

1 Review Written

Viking exceeded all of our expectations!

Several friends took this same cruise on the Romantic Danube months before; they just raved about how great it was; that we just had to go. So glad we did! We heeded their great advice of arriving a day early ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Mls924

1 Review Written

Awesome Cruise

Friends of mine organized the trip and I jumped at the chance to go on a river cruise. I never wanted to go on an ocean cruise, but have seen many commercials on river cruises and they looked great. I was blown ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Suematt

1 Review Written

Wonderful ‘First Time’ Experience

Our friends, celebrating their 50th Anniversary, invited us to join them on this cruise. My husband gets seasick so we were a bit nervous, but decided to go. The river was calm and usually we didn’t realize the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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sjarae

1 Review Written

Our 1st Viking River Cruise

My Wife and I chose this particular cruise for several reasons. We both have motion issues when it comes to ocean voyages, so we hoped the river cruise would be more comfortable for us and it was very smooth. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Jswa1

1 Review Written

Amazing trip for us!

We would go again in a minute! We loved the Viking Egil & the extra special crew. They made our Danube Waltz Cruise a completely enjoyable experience. Viking met us at the Munich airport and from that time on ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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brpapadoc

1 Review Written

Terrific cruise with friends.

We had been considering a river cruise with a group of close friends for several years. Other friends had already taken a Viking river cruise and had nothing but praise for the experience. So on May 26 a group of ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Dennis Burke avatar

Dennis Burke

1 Review Written

Perfect Cruise on the Egil

We chose this cruise for the destinations on the Danube River. We started in Nuremberg, went to Krems, Vienna, and finished in Budapest. Viking does an excellent job with the on-board services. We thought the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Chef Cathi

1 Review Written

Only On Viking!

This was our second Viking Cruise. After the first we were hooked! Only on viking do you get the utmost superior service. The ships are pristine and inviting. Our cabin although small had every amenity we could have ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Woody4474

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nearly Perfect

This was our first Viking river cruise, and will not be our last. The cities visited were beautiful and fascinating, and all the excursions were great, save one. The food was very good, but not quite as delicious as ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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TXLinedancer

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family Cruise/Siblings

We ,brother and sisters decided to spend Thanksgiving together something we had not done since we were children. We loved the beautiful sites, Nuremberg, Vienna ,Budapest, and shopping the Christmas Markets. The ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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samsecola

1 Review Written

Fantastic River Cruise

We wanted to see Budapest, Vienna and Prague. The service on the Egil was supreme. There was a lot of attention to details .All the staff starting with the cabin steward to the servers in the Dining room and the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


peg99 avatar

peg99

1 Review Written

Amazing cruise

This was an early November cruise and the temps were terrific at the start and got cooler as we headed north. It was fun to enjoy some of the Christmas markets that had already opened. Make sure to enjoy the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Jetty4321

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing experience

We booked this trip over a year ago, chose the room we wanted and we chose perfectly. We had room 324, it was one of the larger rooms, a bedroom and sitting room, two TVs, a much larger shower, very comfortable. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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JerseyGirl47

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Delightful in every respect

Overall, Viking provided a top notch experience. Lovely ship, very friendly staff, good food and we met some great co-passengers. Viking had EVERYTHING well organized and there were no glitches. The staff were ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Marys Jack avatar

Marys Jack

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beat Expectations

Timing was perfect, so with the advice of a super agent at AAA (Portsmouth NH ), we were able to book the Romantic Danube , with a great cabin, Veranda stateroom 219 ! The Viking people were on top of everything, ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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NickfromPA

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First River Cruise, Great Experience

We took the Danube River cruise from Budapest to Regensburg with a group of friends who travel several times a year with each other. This was our first river cruise after more than a decade of ocean and sea ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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JerseyGirl47

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

What a treat!

This was our first, but not last, river cruise. Have been on ocean cruises before and enjoyed them, but fell in love with the slow pace, small ship, and no crowds of the river cruise experience. Viking is ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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warcry0216

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best vacation ever!

Absolutely the best vacation. The entire staff was outstanding, but 4 people stood out. Oliver, the Program Director, was professional, enthusiastic, articulate, energetic, and very flexible. Anything he was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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DHunt2

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great First-Ever Cruise!

We have received advertisements for cruises for ages, but the time was never right. This was the year! We flew into Budapest on Friday night and were met by pleasant and efficient Viking representatives and ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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CandyLerner

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not knowing what to expect, this was a wonderful cruise

I chose Viking because I loved their commercials shown during Downton Abbey. We chose the Budapest to Nuremberg cruise. We were meet on the pier by Oliver Deak, program director, who welcomed us and carried my bag ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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