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Viking Tialfi Cruise Reviews

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Geese and duck welcoming party.
View of one of about 20 castles on Castle Day cruise!
Celebrating my wife's birthday with a very tasty cake prepared by the Viking staff the last night of our Rhine Getaway cruise.
Sunset seen from boat as it cruises towards Amsterdam
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Viking Tialfi cruise up the Rhine River

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janyrseda
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our second cruise and a great one! Our first cruise on another ship carrier down the Danube was interesting and not great because the owner of the company was on board and wanted all the staff to take extra care of him! We were told by our friends to try Viking and they were correct about the care the crew took of all their guests. Loved the ship, the food, the service, housekeeping ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Beautiful cruise/trip

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cadealy
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I love river cruises and I especially liked the pre trip in Lake Como which was beautiful and relaxing and the post trip in Amsterdam that were offered. Overall the food and amenities were excellent, the crew polite and friendly. My problem is with the amount of tipping that was required and expected, it seemed excessive. My question is are you not playing your employees an appropriate amount for ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Clientele still a little old for us.

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rkloper46
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to experience a Rhine River cruise. We picked this one due to schedule. As stated above, Viking River cruises still attract an older group of passengers. The best days we had were when we struck out on our own, although the guides were as a group friendly and knowledgeable. We had relied on the My Viking Journey for several months to keep up with travel details. Then when we got on the ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Exceeded expectations in every category

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Therapyx2
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise was recommended by a friend after I said that I wanted to take my daughter to Europe, but I didn't want to make any decisions. After talking to Deb Ann she helped guide me to this cruise aptly named "Castles and Cathedrals". Viking made the air arrangements, picked us up at the luggage terminal, drove us to the boat where the staff of the Tialfi were compassionate, helpful and oh so ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Oberammergau bucket list trip

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suebee2317
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of inclusion of Oberammergau Passion Play. We traveled with another couple. We spent 3 nights in Amsterdam on our own at the beginning of the trip. We stayed at the Movenpick Hotel, often used by Viking, but was not the Viking Cruise hotel for our particular cruise. The Viking staff at the hotel offered us no assistance, and actually rebuffed us when we asked ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Passion Play Featured

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Grandpaandgrandma
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise to meet up and spend time with friends we made on another cruise a few years ago. This was our first Viking cruise and we were very pleased and impressed with everything Viking. The ship could not sail all the way through on the Rhine due to low water levels, but the crew seamlessly moved us by bus from the sister ship Alruna to the Tialfi at approximately the halfway point ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Best Ever Cruise!

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k2sealites
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I chose Viking as I had never been on a river cruise (but have had 4 ocean cruises) and I wanted to see the Passion Play. Also, the last 5 days in Bavaria were spent between the two families of our 1998-99 exchange students; our last visit was in 2000! Planned my trip through AAA of WA - excellent service and updates! Viking handled flights, people available to ask questions and get ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Traveled with disabled person


A+ Service, A+ Everything

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seandwyer
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We've done ocean cruises but never did river ones. This was as great an experience as we have ever had! To sum up the service with one anecdote: Our taxi pulled up near the boat. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw two people RUNNING to my door - I honestly was frightened (being from NYC). It was Diane and Dimitri, the #3 and #4 persons on the boat (in formal suits). Their goal was to open my ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Mobility issues? Read on..

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reynoldsrac
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We went on this cruise to accompany our soon to be 88 year old mother who originally was going to do this trip in 2020 with her husband who has since passed. Oberammergau was on her bucket list, so the Viking cruise was a great way to do this and end it with the Passion Play. Viking is wonderful, the service, the staff, the ship--all great. The tough part is for anyone with any sort of ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Fabulous Rhine Getaway

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ND Grad
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Wanted to sail on the Rhine River and go to The Passion Play in Oberammergau. We did a pre-cruise extension in Amsterdam. We loved Amsterdam. Such a beautiful and clean city. The canals are so picturesque both in daylight and lit up at night. On the river, Kinderdijk is quintessential Holland with its windmills. The port stops along the Rhine were so much fun. Seeing Cologne Cathedral is ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


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