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Viking Buri Cruise Reviews

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Viking Buri
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141 Viking Buri Cruise Reviews


elcraig avatar

elcraig

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Behold the French

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Behold the French by Craig Parker Start at Privas, in a rustic chateau Nathalie and Camille's nuptial bliss Take a short break from mad life on the go Castles and promises, sealed with a kiss Here ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Lesadickson

1 Review Written

Lived up to the hype!

We contacted Viking initially because of a special price which included free air fare. However, we were sold by the incredible sales representative we had. He was knowledgeable, friendly, and extremely helpful. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Gail Buchanan

1 Review Written

Would Recommend Viking to Anyone

The crew on this ship seemed to go out of their way to make the cruise as enjoyable as possible for all the passengers. There were quite a few unexpected occurrences they had to deal with ( like a train strike the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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La Serena

1 Review Written

Perfection in every way - cannot wait to do another Viking cruise

We selected this cruise solely because of the dates and location. And we would could not have selected a more perfect experience. The crew was magnificent; attentive, friendly, cheerful, kind, and seemed to enjoy ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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North Port Pat

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Seven days, seven or more cathedrals with Viking Buri

This was a beautiful trip up the Rhone river from Avignon to Lyon, France. First, the flight from the USA to France. If possible upgrade your seats and connections. We upgraded our seats to United’s economy ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jepetray

1 Review Written

Second Cruise with Viking

This cruise was amazing. This was our second cruise with Viking. I love the river cruises because they are small, you can come and go whenever you want to. There is no seasickness on the river, because it is so ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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luannenaccarini

1 Review Written

Rhone River in France; wonderful

The staff and the ship were wonderful. So clean and bright. The staff helpful and cheerful did everything to make it a memorable and relaxing trip. The food was well thought out and delicious. The excursions, on and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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bkovacs

1 Review Written

Fabulous Experience

I can not wait to go on another Viking River Cruise, I enjoyed every minute, from the staff, excursions, port of calls, and food to the people we met on board. From the start of our trip in the airport, we felt ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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John Koz

2 Reviews Written

Rhone River Cruise

We had taken a Viking River Cruise on the Rhone River last year, and we thoroughly enjoyed that river cruise. Service on this Viking Rhone River Cruise in France (Avignon to Lyon) was excellent. The staff ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Smeaton-Dembo

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cruise Outstanding but Flight Scheduling Horrible

We, husband (75) and wife (62), have completed three Viking River cruises; Bordeaux (16), Rhine (17) and lastly Rhone (18). Our latest Viking cruise was up the Rhone River in France, from Avignon to Lyon, 28 ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Easyliving13

1 Review Written

Best vacation ever!

We had visited Provence before and thought this would be a different slant as well as introducing us to some new places. We were not disappointed with the itinerary and the peaceful way of viewing the countryside ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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carlsonp1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Memorable Cruise

We chose this particular cruise for the time of year (less crowds), climate conditions (temperatures) at that time of year, the historical aspects of the region, as well as the availability of cabins on board. With ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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TheQ house

1 Review Written

Wonderful!

Wanted a quiet relaxing experience, but not boring. the ship, crew, food, programs made it entertaining and stimulating while the scenery relaxed you and the sites immersed you and taught you history. Overall a well ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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richbarbjackson

1 Review Written

Lovely experience

I chose Viking because of the 2-room veranda suite. I compared the suites from all other river cruise lines and Viking had everything I wanted: my own personal veranda, spacious rooms, wonderful shower. It was my ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Bobbsie

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Outstanding!

A wonderful itinerary through beautiful Provence, highlighting both well-known and not-so-well known spots along the Rhône. Activities director Feliz amazing and the entire crew so welcoming and professional. Food, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Dave52

1 Review Written

The Rhône Splendor

We had never been to France and this was a special trip. Our 40th Anniversary. Viking was the right choice in every respect. We added two extensions, both through Viking. The French Riviera (Nice, Monaco, Cannes & ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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bifocalpear

2 Reviews Written

Cheese, wine, happy folks!

For my sister's 65th birthday, we decided to cruise southern France with Viking. She & her husband started with the pre-cruise stay in Nice (which they loved), and my cousin and I joined them on the ship at Avignon ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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f02301

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Overpriced for the experience

First, we tried to take advantage of their low airfares. However, they charged us extra to come in early and stay later since we didn’t want to use their overpriced extensions. Also, their travel group was Very ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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redjackco

1 Review Written

Superlative service, excellent food, well-chosen side trips

All in all, this was a wonderful cruise. We were impressed especially with the superlative service from the crew members. They all seemed to love their jobs and were pleased to offer extra help — even to the point ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Tbullard1027

1 Review Written

Best River Cruise

South of France in May! What could be more beautiful? But the Viking Buri, its staff and director made it a stunning vacation! From the excursions to the food to the fabulous directorship, this particular cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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kacky carey

1 Review Written

100 % Wonderful Cruise!

We selected this tour to be certain that we saw as much of France as possible, while still traveling by river boat, rather than from hotel to hotel. We had seen highlights of Paris and Dijon/Beaune on TV and were ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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WendyATL

1 Review Written

A fabulous journey!

We had friends recommend Viking Cruises and this trip in particular. We wanted to experience France without the bother of driving and unpacking more than once. We wanted a curated experience that we could just ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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mo6973

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

GREAT staff and service, mediocre food and wine. Disappointing overall!

I have been on many ocean cruises and I enjoyed the Amawaterways Christmas Market cruise so I expected about the same from the Viking Buri Rhone river cruise. I give the Buri's staff 5 STARS as well as all Viking ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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PADM2Cruise

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

AVOID VIKING CRUISES

Since returning from my April 15, 2018, Viking River cruise, on the BURI, I have spoken to so many people about my experience and my disappointment with Viking. My reasons for taking this Viking cruise: 1. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jcm1945

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent atmosphere

The availability fit our personal schedule. Travel to meet the ship was comfortable and no problem. Viking arranged our airline connections, then met us at the embarkation city and took us by bus the relatively ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Viking Buri Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.5
Entertainment3.04
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.3
Service4.04.8
Value For Money4.04.1
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