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Rhine Discovery (Rhine Getaway), Basel to Amsterdam

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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n.cartwright

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Rhine Discovery (Rhine Getaway), Basel to Amsterdam, October 2015 on the Viking Sun. Just returned from the holiday. Second tine with Viking but as this was a different class of ship at a different time of year I’m not going to compare the two. In short, brilliant!! The Sun is an older ship but it was difficult to tell. Clean, light and comfortable with all public areas well appointed, 2 ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


An incredible start to start cruising!

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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Aljan48@cox.net

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My husband and I took an incredible first cruise from Basal, Switzerland to Amsterdam on the Viking Sun. It was a first class experience from the minute we stepped on to the ship until the morning that we left. Each included excursion was lead by knowledgable and personable guides. The extra excursion we chose was through a winter palace and hunting lodge and was equally well done. We can't ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Window


Viking Rhine River Cruise; September 27 to October 4, 2015

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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2stopsunder

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Day 1 Basel: After an event filled week of everything Mercedes-Benz on a fantastic tour put together by the Mercedes-Benz Club of America and Daimler AG, it was time for the next leg of our adventure, a cruise down the Rhine River with Viking Cruise Lines. Fourteen members from our Mercedes tour group had booked the river cruise, so our tour organizer arranged for a van to drive us from ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


Rhine River Cruise

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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railcruiser

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Having been on a river cruise before but not really impressed with the ship we thought we would take the plunge and see what Viking could offer as we had received various brochures and seen the adverts. Our expections were exceeded as we were impressed from the time we booked. Viking looked after us every step of the way. The itinery arrived one month in advance so it gave us time to look at ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Window


Rhine Getaway

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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Curlygardengirl

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

This was our first river cruise, and we loved everything about it! We expected a good vacation, but our expectations were far exceeded. The room was a good size, comfortable bed and furnishings, cleaning staff extremely good and never interfered. Food was excellent. Tour staff very helpful and tours were very enjoyable. Th highligh was meeting and visiting with other travelers. Our only complaint ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


First River Cruise

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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Vwcovey

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

After receiving many, many Viking catelogs, we finally made our adventure happen. Our expectations were surpassed. The Sun's service and the quality to detail made the voyage totally pleasant. The crew was always friendly. The excursions to castles and cathedrals were organized and enjoyable. Free time was acccomdated. The Sun Deck was the perfect to place to relax and watch the countryside of ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Fantastic River Cruise Up the Rhine River to Basel, Switzerland

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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phyllis18

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first River Cruise and it was for our 25th Anniversary. It was wonderful in every way. We stayed at the Hilton Doubletree the night before the cruise which was within walking distance from the train station for airport train, and a short walk to dock for the Viking Sun. Great hotel and staff. The Sky Lounge on the top floor gives you an incredible view of Amsterdam with a map so ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Window


Rhine Cruise Basel to Amsterdam

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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Roger Freeman

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

'For a Rhine River Cruise, choose Viking'. This was the advice from friends for our first river cruise. We were not disappointed, 5 star throughout. We sailed on Viking Sun from Basel to Amsterdam in a very well equipped upper deck stateroom with French balcony. Every member of the crew was exceptional. We were greeted every day with smiling faces and offers of help to ensure we made the ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Viking Cruise Amsterdam to Basel August 2015

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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organic57

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first river cruise and it was such a great experience that we have booked our next cruise on the Danube for August 2016. Although the cruise started from Rotterdam rather than Amsterdam, which we had not been informed about, this was quickly forgotten. The shore excursions were excellent and varied and allowed us to see many of the different places on the Rhine. The cruise along ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Voyage to Switzerland 26/7/2015

Review for Viking Sun (Retired) to Europe - River Cruise

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philipsharp

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Joined Cruise ship at Amsterdam airport after delaying the coach for nearly an hour thanks to BA Negligence in loosing my case under the wrong name and sending it to Nairobi. A call from the itinerary provided to the ship and they sent out the search party at Amsterdam airport. BA were worse than useless in that they did not respond to the email provided dispite 5 emails 1 per day requesting ...
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Sail Date: July 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


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