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183 Viking Rinda Cruise Reviews


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bikechic

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Paris during the 2019 strike: complicated, beautiful and worth it

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We chose this itinerary mostly to see Paris, but the other ports were quite wonderful, too. This sailing left from Paris during the great Strike of December 2019, which added some unexpected drama to the tale and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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z6970018

2 Reviews Written

Paris & the Heart of Normandy Cruise

I choose this cruise because I wanted to go to Normandy to celebrate being this year marked 75 years since World War II. I had cruised prior with Viking on the Danube and I knew the type of cruise experience they ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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reeldoc

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good with one glaring exception

My wife's father was in the D-day invasion and we wanted to visit the Normandy beaches. Pros of this line and ship: Excellent staff Good itinerary Good food Clean Excellent handling of air ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Aslangold

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise just okay but Complaint with Viking as a Whole

Viking misrepresented the Lumination Bus Tour - as our bus was pulling away we were told that it was too early for the lights to be on in Paris and we were driven by all the buildings that should have been lit but ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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AZmon

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our First River Cruise...loved it!

This was our first river cruise, first time with Viking, and first trip to Europe. Throughout the entire journey, the Viking staff was very attentive, well-trained and polite. They truly want their passengers to ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Leonard1947

1 Review Written

Another great Viking cruise

My wife had never been to France even though we’ve travelled on six continents. So we planned this week on the Rhône to be followed by a week on the Seine, and then a week in an apartment in Paris. We arrived ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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MargDB

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Memorable cruise to Normandy

Viking gave impeccable service as usual, the ship was clean, cabin comfortable and warm,and the staff friendly and efficient.Excellent cuisine, with staff very accommodating with my food intolerances. Our shore ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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dearcarolh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing way to see France

We enjoyed the pre-tour of Paris. It gave us time to relax and adjust to the time change before we sailed. The tour director was great, always available to help with our questions. We liked the choices of tours ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Ddbyrne

1 Review Written

Lovely anniversary

We’ve never been to Paris and we wanted to experience the beaches at Normandy. We are so happy we chose this trip! We met wonderful people and saw places we’ve always dreamed about. We especially loved Giverny, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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thilbing

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

From a Seasick Traveler

I experience severe motion sickness due to an inner ear disorder. Goin on a cruise was never something I ever considered. Friends asked us to go with them on the Viking River cruise from Paris to Normandy. As my ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Ana patricia

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Paris to Normandy

We wanted to experience Paris and all of the history in the area. We thought a river cruise was the best way to accomplish this. We were not disappointed! Museums, castles, palaces were fabulous. Normandy was ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Travel-Round

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Paris My Dream

Having enjoyed the Budapest to Amsterdam cruise we chose Viking again to see Paris. We did the pre cruise stay. We used city taxied to get around and found them to be friendly and mini tour guides. We had tickets ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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npearson200

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent service & a very clean ship

We chose a double Viking cruise for our 25th wedding anniversary & they met all expectations! Michael, our cruise director was outstanding & was off board for all the walking & specialty tours, making as many as ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Jennscomm

1 Review Written

A perfect Paris sojourn

We were delighted with our Viking River Cruise - Paris and the Heart of Normandy. This allowed us to see the City of Lights, Monet’s Garden in Giverny, Rouen, the D-Day Beaches and other Normandy sites. Everything ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Healani1

1 Review Written

You can’t go wrong with Viking!

This was our second River Cruise with Viking, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. As you may know, River ships are much smaller than ocean going vessels, and so they might not have as many amenities as some people might ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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SkeeterB2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Absolutely wonderful experience!!

We had received brochures from Viking for several years, but until we both retired we didn’t take them “seriously”. Once we made the decision to book a cruise we researched the options, spoke with friends who ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Tanguera70

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

FIRST CRUISE SHIP......

The ship and staff were awesome. Pleasant, professional, wonderful energy. The cruise director and program director were first rate. The food was ok. The chef was very accommodating to some special diet issues I ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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navalartichoke

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

La Belle Riviere

We Choose this cruise because of the mix of history, art and scenery. We were not disappointed. Each day was a new adventure. Mornings as we cruised on the river were sublime. The fog gave the scene a magical ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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lkmdjm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceeded expectations

We are experienced ocean cruisers, but this was our first river cruise. We were originally scheduled on the Danube on Avalon. Due to low water levels, Avalon offered a refund which we accepted and chose this Seine ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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tlangan2000

1 Review Written

France's Finest

This was our fifth Viking river cruise and they just keep getting better and better!!! We started our trip with the pre-extension in Paris. The hotel was lovely and we saw the major sights in Paris. The ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Phil Murray

1 Review Written

Paris & Normandy

This was our second Viking cruise. The first was from Switzerland to Amsterdam a few years ago, and it was wonderful in all respects. The Paris to Normandy cruise was not as good. No issue with the room, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Constance Ciampanelli

1 Review Written

Viking River Cruise Does Everything Right

Invited by friends to join them on a Viking River cruise from Paris to Normandy, we happily signed on. Not only was this our first trip to Europe, it was our first river cruise. From the moment we set foot on the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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2603diane

1 Review Written

First Time River Cruise

This was a "Congratulations on Your Retirement" cruise to myself and I took one of my daughters. Very different to the two Ocean Cruises that I had take before, which I expected, and I welcomed the change of ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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petenpeg1982

1 Review Written

Trip of a Lifetime

The Rinda trip from Paris to Normandy was spectacular. I loved the port stops in Vernon/Giverny, Rouen and Les Andelys. The ship was gorgeous, the food was amazing and the crew were a delight. A couple of ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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R+A4Evr

1 Review Written

Our 1st River Cruise--Already Planning our Next One with Viking

This trip was amazing from the start. We were met by Viking representatives that had a desk at the airport. We were driven from the airport to the Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel. We had no idea that it would ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Viking Rinda Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.6
Dining4.04.7
Entertainment3.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation1.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service4.04.9
Value For Money3.04.5
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