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15 Viking Gullveig Cruise Reviews

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1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise that turned into an expensive bus tour!


Numerous friends recommended Viking River Cruises. We decided to treat ourselves to the Romanic Danube Cruise. The Viking brochure states, "It's pure pleasure to travel with such ease..to unpack just once and relax ...
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Sail Date October 2018

Patty Grove avatar

Patty Grove

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise AKA Asphalt Coach Tour!

We chose a river cruise because we wanted to travel by boat and expected to enjoy the views along the river and have the luxury of not unpacking daily. the reality of our vacation was that viking was not upfront ...
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Sail Date September 2018

novanod avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not happy with missing 2 paid tours and 6 hrs extra bus rides even with refund

Our son and daughter in-law wanted to see Nuremberg again because my wife grew up there during the war.We wanted to see places we had never seen before in Europe. Taking this river cruise allowed us to do both. ...
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Sail Date July 2018

oenophile75010 avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Disappointing situation

As a repeat cruiser on Viking, I was disappointed to find that low water levels on the Danube significantly changed almost every aspect of the cruise. We were notified that we could not cruise to the last two ports ...
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Sail Date August 2018

Micclay avatar


15 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes


We chose this cruise as I always wanted to go on a river cruise. I did my research & knew about rivers being too high or too low, about be tied up to another boat etc. so I was prepared for the unexpected. We were ...
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Sail Date November 2017

emont avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Far from what we expected

We chose this cruise of the Danube based on an outstanding experience with Viking in China. Unfortunately, our experience would not be duplicated. We were disappointed that "Mother Nature" did not cooperate and the ...
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Sail Date June 2017

KingHarold avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pillaged by Viking

This cruise was a birthday gift and anniversary celebration in one, from my wife. We arrived a day early in Nuernberg to meet family and got to see the old city. I am glad we did, because, the river was low and ...
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Sail Date June 2017

unhappyvikingrivercruiser avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Totally Dissatisfied

We chose this Viking River Cruise after watching ads and hearing from people how wonderful Viking is. We were supposed to leave from Nuremberg but unfortunately the Danube River was too low for the ship to come ...
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Sail Date June 2017

rosaliewagner avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Looked like such a lovely cruise from the ads and brochures.

Our cruise started out BAD because we were not informed that the 20th of August is a Hungarian National Holiday and that we would NOT be able to get a taxi to the ship from the train station. There was no ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Tasiavel avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Valuable Feedback!

Three months prior to our cruise, Viking was most gracious and accommodating with taking care of all our travel arrangements from LA to Budapest. After taking two spectacular European ocean cruises in the last 18 ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Von1 avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Expensive Bus Tour

Upon arrival in Budapest we were informed by the Viking pick up that we would have to be bused 1 1/2 hours to where the boat was docked because of the low river level. The boat was docked in an industrial looking ...
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Sail Date September 2015

cruiser30andabove avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Avoid Viking River Cruises

Background: This was our first river cruise. My wife and I have been on most major ocean cruises (45) to nearly all continents. Point being is that we are no novice at cruising. We have been on excellent to bad ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Chirojunky avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My truth concerning Viking River Cruise. Basil-Amsterdam

A few things you should consider before taking the cruise. 1. Internet is poor. Viking will tell you the internet connection is great (I called twice beforehand), and you can place video calls and watch video. This ...
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Sail Date October 2014

James7388 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rushed and crowded

Wanted to see Germany and Austria. The sights were beautiful, espcially Salzberg and Munich which cost extra, but we were rushed during the excursions with only 45 minutes of “free time”. Captain and manager ...
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Sail Date April 2019

Harmonay avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mis-informed Water Levels and Actual River Cruising turned into a Bus Tour

Viking sent us an email informing us that the first part of our journey would be by bus two days before our departure, this did not give us enough time to discuss with 8 people to continue or cancel. The short ...
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Sail Date August 2018

Viking Gullveig Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Value For Money3.04
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