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Viking Egil Cruise Reviews

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Viking Egil
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96 Viking Egil Cruise Reviews


Jafelton avatar

Jafelton

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Well planned, stress free travel

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We celebrated our 40th anniversary by treating ourselves to a cruise. We have been on a 3,000+ cruise ship and in comparison, the river cruise was so very nice, intimate, and relaxing. Being able to sail through ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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elautsch

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruising up the Danube

To start, we've cruised Viking before and discovered it to be a far superior and personal cruise line than many of their competitors. Cruising up the Danube from Budapest is probably one of the most scenic ...
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Sail Date August 2016


Jim and Jo avatar

Jim and Jo

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Stimulating, interesting, exceeded my expectations, was wonderful.

I chose this cruise because I could see tulips, windmills, castles, and the Swiss Alps all on one trip. I id that with extensions before and after the cruise. While on the cruise, the crew was attentive, listened ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Lee504 avatar

Lee504

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderfully trip especially staff

We wanted to try a river cruise and see the Danube and that part of Europe.. Loved everything about it food and service were excellent!! Favorite place was Budapest but each stop was interesting. Everyplace we ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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sasimater

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful views, varied experiences, well-appointed ship and excellent crew

Had never been on a cruise and friends recommended a river cruise, specifically Viking. Viking staff took care of everything from the moment we arrived in Nuremberg until they saw us off at the Budapest airport. ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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rwk718

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Budapest to Bavaria

A balance of excellent itinerary, cost and type of venue. Everything was as advertised. The docking location in Budapest was excellent, right next to the Chain Bridge on the Buda side of Budapest. It was quite ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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debsteiner 48

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Seeing Europe on the Danube

This was a retirement celebration for me. We chose to see places in Europe that we had not been to before. I am a music educator so being able to be in Vienna on my birthday was extra special. We took in the extra ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Plunk

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nuremberg to Budapest

We have done a previous Viking cruise and really enjoyed it. We did the cruise from Paris to Normandy & back. We loved Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities we have ever experienced. We were so glad we ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Emily2004

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Can't wait to do another one!

Initially we had seen an ad on TV. The price was right and we had the time. I had also heard from friends what a great trip they had on Viking. While there were a few bumps in the road (nothing to do with ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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JoeK1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise along the Danube

We had previously done the 8 day cruise on the Rhine with Viking and were looking forward to a cruise with them along the Danube. We were not disappointed. The trip was to be from Budapest to Nuremberg with stops ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Ken Wittman

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best vacation we have ever taken!

Best Vacation We have ever taken! There are not enough adjectives to describe how wonderful EVERYTHING was! Our first cruise of any sort. The ship and itinerary appealed to us. Every part of the trip was above ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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billhorst

1 Review Written

Wunderbar

Vacation of a lifetime, for a special birthday. Spent 2 days in Amsterdam, staying at the Moevenpick in the 2 day pre-cruise package. The packaged tour was informative with at top-notch local guide. We were ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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redcar9197

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

FABULOUS IN EVERY WAY

This river cruise was wonderful! Well organized in every respect. Food excellent. Cabin a little small (French Balcony) The french balcony was great and a savings from Veranda. Going thru locks was ...
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Sail Date June 2016


ianmac2 avatar

ianmac2

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very stress free trip up the Danube

We wanted to do a river crise as we had heard so much about them . We have done a lot of ocean cruises but never a river one. Flew from Heathrow with BA one and a half hours had to collect luggage and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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2008beharrie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Egil

It was our fourth fifth (45) wedding anniversary, and we decided we would like to go on a river cruise. This was our first river cruise, and it was lovely, it was all and more than we had expected. It was well ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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nina48

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Prague to Budapest

This was my first experience on any type of cruise ship. I wanted to see the cities along the Danube this cruise included on the route. Viking created a wonderful experience from the time spent in Prague until it ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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wdbouley

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Suited us perfectly

I had heard so many wonderful things about Budapest, Vienna and Prague from friends who travel extensively. And nothing but kudos for this particular Viking trip. My friend and I had never chosen cruises for our ...
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Sail Date August 2016


Idrone avatar

Idrone

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Mostly very positive experience

The ship was sparkling clean and recently launched. Our cabin was small but certainly adequate with the balcony. The food varied from good to fair, mostly better than worse. There is a limited choice of entrees but ...
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Sail Date June 2016


Rand P avatar

Rand P

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Peaceful Danube

We chose the Danube cruise (Nuremburg to Budapest) because it visited parts of Europe which were new to us. We started out with a 3 day pre-cruise stay in Prague...one of the most amazing cities we've ever visited. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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pattishart

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great staff.....needs work on programs.

The Viking River Cruise had been recommended by several of our "traveling friends". We were disappointed to find that the itinerary caters to a more sedentary customer. The staff was quite pleasant and the boat ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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lkoscielny

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Danube River Cruise Experience

We had taken a Rhine River Cruise 2 years ago and were very pleased with the experience. We decided to take a Danube River Cruise to celebrate our 40th anniversary. All members of the crew were professional, ...
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Sail Date June 2016


NBarnhill avatar

NBarnhill

1 Review Written

Our first cruise won't be our last with Viking!

This cruise was an excellent, top notch experience. Cruised on the Viking Egil down the Rhine River. First cruise ever of any kind for us. We will do a Viking River Cruise again. Friendly, efficient staff giving ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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jdcarrjr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Let's do it again.

It was beyond all the advertising and our expectations. Our ship crew was excellent and made us feel so special. The food was great. The dining room staff was beyond excellent and treated us so special. The ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Vwoodard avatar

Vwoodard

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Poor Value

The river cruise certainly has potential for an incredible vacation. The pace of seeing the countryside go by, and falling to sleep to the gentle forward movement are both unique and highly pleasurable. The final ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Vwoodard avatar

Vwoodard

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not a Good Value

I enjoyed being on the boat, watching the scenery go by and falling to sleep with the movement. Almost everything else was a bust. Being an experienced traveler, I understand and expect that I will be required to ...
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