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Viking Heimdal Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Heimdal
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107 Viking Heimdal Cruise Reviews


kenjwinter avatar

kenjwinter

1 Review Written

August 2019, Pre trip in Nice then transfer to Avignon to Viking Heimdal on Rhone

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Viking associates and guides could not have been more helpful or personable, excellent! Tues Aug 13. Check out at noon from pre trip in Nice, bags ready by 11am, 1:30 departure to ship with a 3 hr. 40 min drive ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cathyteslaa

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise and exceptional travel through France

My husband and I chose this cruise because we could pair it with the cruise that followed that departed Paris on the Seine. We wanted to see the southeast area of France and had never taken a river cruise before. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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dedham1970

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rhône River & Post Paris extension

This was our second Viking river cruise....plan to go on another in the next year or two. Overall we enjoyed the many ports and efficiently organized and informative shore excursions. Tour guides were all very ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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MaVtMdFl

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Our First, but Not Our Last

It is really hard to criticize this company. It would be like kicking a puppy. They are just so eager and try so hard. Before selecting this cruise we saw some river cruise shows on the travel channel. We were put ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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lhasiak

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Southern France

Everything on the boat was excellent. The food, the staff and service were top shelf. We stayed in a Veranda Suite. The tours were average but the scenery was not very interesting while cruising, unlike our ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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crbrmb

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

France Friendly

Did the Rhine and now wanted to see France. Exceptional arrangements made by viking to stay in Nice for three days prior to departure. Flights could have been scheduled better. Long waits.The service was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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AdventuresRUs

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A very enjoyable trip

This was my 1st river cruise. I would do it again with Viking. The staff and crew were all great. We were able to finish our cruise on the Rhone River without a problem. We met a couple that had spent the same ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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skaralekas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our 1st cruise ever & we can't wait until our next Viking cruise

We chose this cruise because of country/route/itinerary, size of ship, Viking's reputation, and the excellent price of the cruise and airfare. My husband and I have traveled extensively but had never been on a ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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gkruss

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our first Viking experience

We booked our Viking cruise to celebate our 30th weddng anniverrsary, and our joint 70th birthdays. From our first encounter with your Viking rep in Amsterdam we were pleasantly surprised. Embarkation was a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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duke3200

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River Cruise????

We chose this cruise expecting an experience commensurate with TV and brochure hype. Big mistake. Instead we experienced tandem docking with no river views. We expected leisurely dinners with regional French ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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DorothyCS

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing and Exploring in France

We previously cruised the Rhine with another company. Relatives had done the same river with Viking and highly recommended it. We traveled with them on the Heimdal. For my husband and myself, we had been to Paris ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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rcochran

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Spectacular itinerary, beautiful ship, great staff

This was our fourth Viking river cruise, this one traveling the Rhône River from Avignon to Lyon. Each river cruise has been very different due to the location, theme, and staff. All have been excellent. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Carolkeeney

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun, Informative and Relaxing

The timing was right and we had never visited any of the towns in France before. Viking was recommended to us by neighbors and friends. The large cruise ships had become too crowded, impersonal and not very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Nplanfan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise was enjoyable but once was enough

We chose this cruise at the urging of one of my wife's best friends, who had booked the cruise with her husband and wanted our company. Due to a packing mistake, I left my passport at home, and so had to send my ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Peg Toll

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lyon to Avignon

This was our first river cruise.Service aboard was outstanding. Our Program Director, Nikolas, remembered everyone's name every time he saw you! The excursions we're great and the tour guides were very informative ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Heidi and Randy

1 Review Written

Punctuality

We chose this cruise because of Viking's reputation and our desire to explore this part of France at the time offered. We were very impressed with the reliability of Viking's personnel. They met us at the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jhg20852

16 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

My 70th Cruise

This was my 70th cruise, first time on Viking, first river cruise. Our cruise was 7 nights from Avignon to Lyon, in France. I booked the cruise with Viking as well as the air transportation from Washington DC ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Ontheseas73

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Overall a good cruise but food left a lot to be desired

I have done another Viking River cruise a few years ago and was quite satisfied so chose Viking to do another one. I have a garlic intolerance/allergy which was very well addressed last cruise but not so this time. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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mgl414513

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Viking Redeemed Themselves

Last year we reported a disappointing Duoro Cruise on Viking. Because we were offered a credit towards a future cruise, we decided to give Viking a chance to redeem themselves. This cruise, overall, was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Samchiavetta

2 Reviews Written

Tours

Recommended by friends and family, who went on other cruises with Viking. We had a great time . We enjoyed the off shore tours ,the guides were excellent. They knew so much about the area. There was a good ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Bienvenue2013

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking does a great job

First river cruise. - everything was efficient, well-organized, great staff, interesting on-board activities (silk industry / wine tasting / piano player in lounge - very talented and amiable) inspiring excursions ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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ddahill

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Provence Experience

My husband and I booked our first river cruise with Viking because of the fabulous stories we heard from many friends and acquaintances. The Rhone trip to Provence and Lyon really appealed to us and a September ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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riffseeker

1 Review Written

Luxury Exploring

As a wine lover, I wanted to travel to the area where the best wine came from. While I could have chosen another cruise that concentrated more on wine country, my wife is a fan of history and this trip combined the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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mollybear2

1 Review Written

The entire experience was wonderful!

We were intrigued by the combination ability on this particular cruise. We wanted to see a lot of France and so we started on the Heimdal on the Rhone but after that week was over we took the high speed train to ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Mcs1357s

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Provence Vineyards

This was our second Viking and it met the high standards of the first one. The service was excellent. The food continues to be superb and the staff are the best. Like one big family. The shore excursions were ...
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Sail Date August 2017


Viking Heimdal Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment3.04
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.3
Service4.04.8
Value For Money3.04.2
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