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Viking Alruna Cruise Reviews

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156 Viking Alruna Cruise Reviews


EastBayGirl avatar

EastBayGirl

1 Review Written

What a fabulous cruise!

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We chose this cruise because of Viking‘s attention to detail. They take care of everything and that allows us to relax and enjoy ourselves and not worry about transportation details or itineraries. One of our ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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paulmc

1 Review Written

5 star on water and land.

Food - breakfast, lunch and dinner were excellent. There was was something for every requirement. The local dishes are an excellent idea for those not eating ashore. Drinks - we took advantage of a drinks package ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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AGBharpist

1 Review Written

Once-in-a-lifetime? I sure hope not!

It being their 40th wedding anniversary, my parents decided to go big —then graciously brought my brother and I along to explore the Rhine River and the culture surrounding it. What a whirlwind of incredible food ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Denny01

6 Reviews Written

54 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ship, staff and great ports and excusions.

Enjoyed Viking prior and this had an excellent price and timing for us. We stayed in Amsterdam on our own for 4 days and loved it. Joined the ship and the welcome was professional and embarkation was very smooth. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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oldertexan

1 Review Written

Sailing with Elisabeth

We saw the combination river and ocean cruise in the Viking catalog. The river cruise was from Basel Switzerland to Amsterdam and the connecting ocean cruise was from Amsterdam to the fjords of Norway. One of the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Leroysodg

1 Review Written

RHINE GETAWAY IN EARLY WINTER

My wife and I did this cruise because we wanted to experience a different type of cruise experience. We usually cruise on sailing ships (e.g. Windjammer Barefoot Cruises, Star Clippers, Windstar) and we generally ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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rbeaumont

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A 5-Star River Cruise Experience!

We had received a booklet about the Viking River Cruises from my wife's mother, who got them in the mail, because she had been on a Viking Ocean Cruise to the Nordic countries. We were looking for a River Cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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pdefra1500

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A Christmas Cruise To Remember

For several years my wife and I have been discussing going on a Christmas market river cruise. Finally, in celebration of my 60th birthday, she booked us a 7 day get away cruise with Viking along the famous Rhine ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Grace Rose

1 Review Written

Amazing Honeymoon Cruise with Viking!!

My husband and I did the Rhine cruise on the Alruna for our honeymoon and it was the most amazing experience! It was our first river cruise, and Viking really set the standard high, we had such a phenomenal ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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probbins53

1 Review Written

Rhine Getaway

The staff was incredible. All very personable, friendly, knowledgeable and remembered our names. Always greeted with an Hello! Wi fi was terrible so we went to Starbucks in some of the towns if we really needed to ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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lkk0129

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Christmas season cruise!

We absolutely loved our Viking Cruise. This was our first river cruise and and we were told many times that river cruising is different than ocean cruising. It is indeed but it was a wonderful, relaxing ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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ameveritt

1 Review Written

Rhine River Cruise

I chose this cruise because of the Viking reputation. It was our first Viking river cruise and second river cruise overall. We liked the ease of embarkation/disembarkation and the included excursions for every port. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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keukacutie01

1 Review Written

Great trip

Cruise from Amsterdam to Basil. Chose this trip primarily for the Christmas Markets which were fabulous! Each one slightly different and unique but lots of fun and did most of my Christmas shopping. Love the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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kkknapp

1 Review Written

Great time with Friends and visiting Christmas Markets

This trip was with 8 of our closest friends and THAT made it very special to us. We generally travel alone, but this time we took along friends. We all spent 2 extra days in our arrival city, Basel, Switzerland. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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skymom71172

1 Review Written

Viking does it again!

This was the second German December Christmas Markets cruise on Viking with a girlfriend. We had a great time again! We were on the Rhine River and were lucky enough to be able to stick to our itinerary since it ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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bkapranos

1 Review Written

5 star experience

We cruised from Basel, Switzerland, to Amsterdam. We decided to go in December so that we could experience the many Christmas markets along the Rhine River. They were amazing. The cruise was better than I ever ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Pat1947

1 Review Written

Awesome

We chose the cruise as a celebration of our 51st anniversary. It was like a delayed honeymoon. Our ship was not the original one we were supposed to sail on because the Rhine River was low. The possibility of ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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jimmow

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rhine River Cruise

I have heard from many acquaintances the Rhine cruise is one of the best. This was our first River Cruise and we chose Viking based on our Experience on the Ocean Cruise which was outstanding. We were not ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Vickie52

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Expectations met

Had to try it for our selves after hearing good things. All our expectations an wants were met. Cruise very professional an accommodations very nice for size of ship. Food was prepared to your liking and a wide ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Jturman

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

More like a bus tour

We chose Viking to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Three weeks before our sail date they emailed us that the Rhein was low and we may have to swap boats. We started on the Tialfi and I explained to the Matre D that ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Rizzo46

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Second leg of trip

We had just spent 2 weeks traveling in Italy and thought this would be a good way to wind down and relax after a hectic travel schedule. We arrived in Basel by train the day before we boarded the Alruna, so we did ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Wtrefz

1 Review Written

Absolutely Amazing

My husband and I chose the Rhine River cruise to emerse ourselves in learning and experiencing the local cultures. Viking shore excursions were an awesome opportunity to achieve this goal. The ship activity ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Keywester1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous cruise!

My husband and I flew in to Amsterdam the day before our cruise for a few reasons. Most importantly so that we would not risk travel issues causing us to miss the boat and to overcome jet lag. We were glad we had ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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nfrank62

1 Review Written

Viking Escape

The timing was perfect for celebrating our anniversary, and we had never visited any of the sites along the way, including Amsterdam - so the Rhine Getaway was our choice! Viking made everything so painless - ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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CruiseFanatic88

1 Review Written

No worries. The staff on our ship were professionals, and took care of everything

I chose this cruise because of the itinerary, the cities we stopped in were ones I always wanted to visit. The daily excursions were hosted by knowledgeable, friendly guides. The rooms and entire ship were ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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