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Viking Hild Cruise Reviews

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castle along the Rhine
Speyers Cathedral in Germany
View of Chochem castle in Germany from our boat docked on the Moselle river.
Dinner in the main dinning room on the Viking Hild docked in Trier, Germany on the day of our embarkation.
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Paris to the Alps with extended stay in Paris and Switzerland
"We traveled with Viking on the Paris to the Swiss Alps Tour river cruise from Paris to Geneva Switzerland.All the Viking precautions were excellent and we felt much safer on a ship full of negative tested people than in the US...."Read More
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Simply an excellent experience

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RMS_EL
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We've been on many ocean cruises with a variety of cruise lines, but this was our first river cruise. We did a lot of research prior to booking with Viking, and the experience was everything we hoped it would be. An added bonus: The weather for late October/early November was warmer and less rainy than predicted, so we were even more excited that we'd opted for the veranda room. We used our ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Our first and last Viking River Cruise

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Silecchio
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Where do I begin? We booked the Paris to the Swiss Alps river cruise in 2019 to sail in 2020. Unfortunately due to Covid our cruise was cancelled that year. While rescheduling, the Viking representative suggested that we take a voucher that would be totally refundable with a 25% upgrade to our room. We took advantage of that offer believing that we could cash it in at any time. What a lie!! ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


The Best Trip of My Life

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Msjudyl
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This river cruise was excellent! I didn’t know what to expect however, everything from start to finish was absolutely wonderful. The tours and local guides were well planned/educated and full of information. The food on board was “to die for” and the entertainment and staff were great. Our cabin was well laid out and had all the amenities in it. So peaceful to watch the countries go by as we sat ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Cruise exceeded even Viking's superior standards

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Elisssss
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our third Viking cruise and was the best yet. The ship was spotless, the crew genuinely friendly and helpful. Note that the busses used are exclusively dedicated to Viking excursions and the bus drivers are very skilled and safety conscious. Maneuvering through narrow European streets and on highways is a challenge and their drivers are up to the task. I was especially impressed by ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Raise was great. Loved the excursion to the city of Worms

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Pattysparky
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We liked the itinerary for this cruise which is why we booked this cruise. . We wanted a September cruise but they were booked so we got the first available October cruise. Weather was too chilly and rainy for us. Next time we will try for an early September cruise. I do realize the weather is not very predictable now a days. But cruise was great. Food and service were extraordinary as ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Best vacation ever!

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Jebuck1216
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we were interested in visiting the cities and towns in the itinerary. I can't express in words how wonderful the entire experience was. From making the reservation, to the flight,transfer,hotel sand ship, Viking made it seamless. If we hit a snag, Viking was ready with a backup plan. Every staff person we met was so friendly, professional, and attentive to our ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


We love Viking.

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midwest diver
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Because our two scheduled cruises in 2020 and 2021 were cancelled, we had to use the credit this year. We were not ready to be around a lot of people on an ocean cruise because of Covid so chose another river cruise. (We did end up getting Covid at the end of the trip anyway). In fact, we have done this same cruise 4 years ago and were on the same ship and in the same stateroom. That alone will ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Wonderful cruise

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BarSher
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Actually we started our cruise in Zurich and ended in Paris. We sailed on the Herja to start with, changed because of the low water level in the Rhine, then changed ships by diversion along the way on Coaches to the Hild. A slight bump in our otherwise wonderful cruise. Both crews were just super organized in the transition process. Our Program director James was actually Superman in disguise, I ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


Over promised and under delivered

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medtech78
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 45th anniversary. We had docked in two industrial ports far from the city center when the corporate office decided we could not continue to sail on the Rhine. We sailed back to Strausbourg. We then spent 4 hours or more on 2 separate days riding on a bus to various excursions. We exchanged ships with another group of passengers and continued on the cruise. ...
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We appreciate you sharing your experience, Medtech78, it is regrettable to hear of your disappointment. While local weather can impact water levels requiring itinerary adjustments, we regret...

Sail Date: July 2022


Review of the Viking River/Bus Cruise Hild, July 12 - July 26, 2022, with Alps pre-tour.

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loge23
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

This will be a recap of our recent Viking River trip, with the pre-cruise package, from Zurich to Paris. The pre-cruise package added Geneva and Zermatt to the itinerary. Being South Florida residents, we opted for the Viking plus Air service to get our preferred direct flights from Miami to Zurich and Paris to Miami. We booked Business class on Swiss Air from Miami (so-so service and rather ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


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