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Viking Delling Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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133 reviews
Street in Vienne
Viking Delling
Living room part of stateroom suite.
Sundeck with ship docked in Lyon.
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Very nice onboard experience but little cruising
"Our cruise on the Delling down the Rhone from Lyon to Avignon had many excellent features (like service, food, and accommodations on the ship) but also some disappointments. There were about 185 passengers; any..."Read More
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6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

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Very nice onboard experience but little cruising

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - River Cruise

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nedtraveler

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Our cruise on the Delling down the Rhone from Lyon to Avignon had many excellent features (like service, food, and accommodations on the ship) but also some disappointments. There were about 185 passengers; any more would have been too many for us. The first thing to be said about it is that there was very little cruising and a lot of walking and bus-riding. In retrospect, we suppose this was ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Easy way to cruise

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - River Cruise

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chatdad

10+ Cruises

Having resisted river cruising for many years, we finally capitulated (ran out of excuses for not taking one) and booked a Provence cruise on the Viking Delling. The booking and upfront experience was good. The website was easy to navigate and the cruise materials arrived in plenty of time with luggage tags, cruise book and other information. Good first impression. Our package included free ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Great But Hot

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - All

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hbmike

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This cruise was my wife and I third cruise with Viking. It started out great. The flight from Los Angeles to Frankfurt, Germany left on time and we had TSA pre-screen at no extra cost. We arrived in Frankfurt on time and got to our gate for the connecting flight to Marseilles. That's when things went downhill from there. Our flight to Marseilles was cancelled just before boarding time. Now this is ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Fantastic Food

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - All

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ldomhoff

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

It was a present from my son for our birthdays. The food was A+ and the service was A+. I have Crohn's and could not leave the ship very often. I wish they would have had a shuttle once we got to Lyon to get to the shopping areas. The views were beautiful from the top deck and the waiters treated you like royalty. The wines were fantastic - every meal. Go, enjoy and love what you see in ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


We have never been in France, and this was the best way to see the highlights.

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - River Cruise

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expoinst

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

Viking was highly recommended by friends, and a river cruise you get to see many different towns near the river, and the tour guides tell you the history of each stop. The nice thing about a river cruise is that you have not only the hotel, all the meals, and the tour guides for each port. Relaxing, it was not, because each morning you were up early, first to get your breakfast, then to get ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Viking Rhone River Cruise Cautionary Tale

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - River Cruise

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TeAnau

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Overall cruise, April 2018, was lovely but forewarned is forearmed. BTW, I submitted the following to Viking and have yet to receive a response: First and most egregious- On the first evening of our cruise, I misplaced a brand new iPhone X, purchased specifically for this trip at a cost of $1000+. How I lost it, was probably due to my carelessness and I want to say upfront that I strongly ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


3 "Blemishes" on an Otherwise Fabulous Experience

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - River Cruise

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MySister!46

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

What went wrong or how we were mislead: Situation #1: Silver Beverage Package - very poor service (too many trips back and forth to the table before upgrade choices are served) - Solution- have the Wine List available at each table BEFORE guests sit down. Situation #2: A mis-placed iPhone was not returned to my sister for over 24 hrs - not until a 2nd trip to the Front Desk AND a"blinking" Find My ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Great trip: our first river trip in France and 4th cruise with Viking

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - River Cruise

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Sail440

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

The whole cruise was wonderful, loved the ship design and layout, we had great views from our veranda, the room was very functional and the bed very comfortable. Breakfasts are the best. If we were on board for lunch we almost always eat out in the open air deck. Diners on this trip were not up to par with our other Viking River Cruises. Maybe our expectations for French cuisine set our standards ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Less than French Experience on a French River in France

Review for Viking Delling to Europe - River Cruise

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SeasonedTravellers

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

THIS WAS OUT FIRST CRUISE EXPERIENCE. On the plus side, Olivier, the Tour Director is energetic and very talented and entertaining as this Viking cruise provides little outside entertainment coming on to the ship. I was expecting 2 things and was disappointed. I expected a French speaking crew on the Rhone in France. I expected Cote du Rhone wine on a Rhone river cruise in France and was ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


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Review for Viking Delling to Europe - River Cruise

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Donna1347

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We started out in Paris and were bused to Dijon and Lyon, we were supposed to board the vessel and sail to Macon, but the Soane was flooded so we were bused there. The people on the buses were terrific, the food and ship's crew were exceptional. The food was excellent. I was a little disappointed that the river was so commercial, not as scenic as I would,have liked. I was getting a little ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


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