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Cruise Line
Viking Spirit (Retired)
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

45

Very Good

10

Average

1

Cruise type

56


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rjscott

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Paris and the Heart of Normandy stole my heart.

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This was our 4th Viking River cruise and it was our favorite thus far. Our airfare was included with the cruise and we had great flights both to and from Paris. We were greeted by our Viking transfer host as we ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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MajorO

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Paris and the Heart of Normandy

This was our second River Cruise with Viking, and everything lived up to our expectations. We had done a China River Cruise on the Yangtze a couple of years ago so were familiar with Viking. The accommodations ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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rfrmac

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Paris to Normandy Beaches and Back to Paris

This was our first river cruise and our first time going with Viking. We did not know what to expect. We have loved ocean cruises in the past but river cruising was a new adventure for us. First off, river ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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fsouders

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Back in Time

The entire staff was very friendly, helpful, remembered our names, the food was beyond expectation, the complimentary beverages were a pleasant surprise. The ports were interesting, clean, people were helpful. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Binzelb

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Experiencing Normandy

We are small ship cruise veterans, but this was our first Viking River Cruise. The cruise started and ended in Paris with a round trip to Rouen on the Seine. The staff was very friendly and motivated to go the extra ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Minion Minder

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Paris and the Beaches of Normandy

First time river cruisers, we had looked at three lines before deciding on Viking. The reason for choosing Viking was that they offered the most included and optional trips that we wished to experience. We ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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fallerjack

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Paris to Normandy

This was our second Viking river cruise,and it was just as excellent as the first. I can't say enough about the entire Viking experience, the planning & coordination of each days activities, the entire staff making ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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CloudinParis1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Paris; Beaches of Normandy

This was our first river boat cruise. I accompanied a wonderful gentleman to go back to Paris and the beaches of Normandy when he was in the service back in the mid to late 40's. Everything was nice, food was ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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dotief@comcast.net

1 Review Written

What a Way To Go!

We had a wonderful time on the Viking Spirit--great accommodations, great food and great company! The views were breath-taking and magical. We loved seeing Richard the Lionhearted's castle and all the chateaux that ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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cranespirit

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Cruise on the Seine River

Paris and the Heart of Normandy was our first river cruise and we absolutely loved it. We were celebrating my having survived some physical challenges and we were more than pleased with our experience. The Spirit is ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Nanastea

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Rate Experience for First Time Visit to France

We have been on many ocean cruises, but never experienced a river cruise before. We have been to many countries, but never had been to France before. The Viking experience was a top notch way to experience both of ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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jsabin81

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Cruise

We went on the Paris to Normandy Cruise for a once in a lifetime experience to see the beaches, cemeteries and to experience the pride of our country. The ship was excellent and comfortable. The ship's crew were ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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MoodyALR51

1 Review Written

Best cruise we ever took

We sailed on the Viking Spirit for a seven day cruise on the Seine. Before we sailed, we spent four days in Paris. The Viking Cruise team arranged for our hotel and some walking tours. I cannot say enough good ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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hbangel49

1 Review Written

First, but not last, Viking River Cruise

Fabulous trip, much more wonderful than we expected! Hotel in Paris (Ampere) was stunning, comfortable and warm. Our Hotel Representative was extremely helpful and pleasant. The service getting to and from the ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Boyd D. Cave, Jr.

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Once in A Lifetime

We chose the Paris-Normandy Viking River Cruise aboard the Viking Spirit or our 50th anniversary celebration. Everything about this cruise was top of the line. Paris and the other towns visited were wonderful, ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Cabin311

1 Review Written

Second Excellent Cruise on Viking Spirit

Having taken the Viking Spirit from Vienna to Amsterdam 13 years ago, we booked a cruise through Normandy this summer - in the same cabin - #311. After all, if once is good, twice had to be as good or better. ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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wnwade

2 Reviews Written

First Time River Cruisers; An Amazing Experience

My wife and I have been fortunate enough to travel the world, but cruising was never a real option we enjoyed. WE booked our Viking trip with a group of friends who were also fist time river cruisers in order to ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Pierre B.

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Paris to Normandie to Paris River Cruise

Lovely experience through out our stay...the food on board was excellent and varied...the service on board, (room service, in the restaurant or in the lounge was number one, always very polite, friendly and ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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SGlatter

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Paris to Normandy was the best trip our family has ever been on.

My husband and two adult children were fortunate enough to cruise the Seine to Normandy to celebrate a college graduation. The majority of the passengers were seniors, and our family was not only blessed with ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Baksee

1 Review Written

Normandy experience I would not have missed.

The trip was supposed to be from Paris Down the Seine to Normandy and back but as the river was too high we had to embark from further down river. However we did get into Paris on the return trip. The whole ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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AprilinParis75oboes

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely River Experience

All around great trip. I was with 9 other seniors and we had planned the trip for 18 months. Paris was a highlight, I enjoyed the walking tour and seeing the major landmarks. The Eiffel Tower was quite close to ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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jellyroll

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Can't imagine how a cruise could have been any better!

Our flight arrived at Charles de Gaulle about 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Viking reps were waiting to welcome us, handle our luggage and get us (4) situated in a new Mercedes van, picking up two additional guests, then ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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TerryLipford

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

What to expect on a Viking River Cruise

My wife and I have traveled extensively, and I grew up as an Air Force brat and lived all over the world, so I'd like to propose that I know a little bit about travel, to know when I am being treated well, and to ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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TerryLipford

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fun and Relaxing Cruise

1) Ship's Staff: The crew is divided into those that are directly associated with the ship and it's functions, and staff that are responsible for the hotel, food, and associated hotel functions. I use the word ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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viking20

1 Review Written

Not our best Viking Cruise

This Danube River cruise was our 4th Viking River cruise and we have always enjoyed them. It is a great way to see Europe without having to pack up every day and move to another place. This cruise however was ...
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Sail Date April 2014


Viking Spirit (Retired) Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.8
Dining3.04.8
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms4.8
Fitness Recreation3.5
Family1.0N/A
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