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Viking Heimdal Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Heimdal
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Average

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Poor

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107 Viking Heimdal Cruise Reviews


siesta nan avatar

siesta nan

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another enjoyable river cruise by Viking

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This was our third Viking cruise and we've never been disappointed.Having just come from an 11 day bus tour of Spain, it was nice to be able to unpack my suitcase and hang my clothes The food and wine were very ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Cristena

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Too short

This was our second Viking Cruise. Everything is so effortless. We have very little to concern ourselves with because Viking thinks of everything. Once again the only problem that we encountered was the level of the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Wm Fawcett

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not as Promised

The ships was good, the staff great. The Rhone River cruise a massive disappointment. The day before flying to France we called to make sure the river was not a problem, again. We had to reschedule when the Rhine ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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lamperti

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Southern France

Heard so many rave comments we chose Viking. Also Viking allowed some free time but not too much compared to other companies and that appealed to us. Very knowledgeable staff from Program Director to the person ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Karolea

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Truly Amazing

We decided to try the Viking River Cruise in France for our 30th wedding anniversary. We are not "cruise people" - the only one we had ever been on had been a disaster. However, we kept hearing how wonderful Viking ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Homebody Abroad

1 Review Written

Excellent Service & Quick Responses

The level of service and personal attention (without being intrusive) on this cruise was wonderful! In a very short time the crew members have learned your preferences and make every effort to anticipate your ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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rberthold

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A delightful French river cruise to Provence

We had visited northern France before, but never southern France. Friends had told us great praises about the Avignon area and we had relatives living on the southern coast of France, so we wanted to combine the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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crusin1950

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time winner

This was my first river cruise, and my travel companion had previously enjoyed a Viking cruise. Our Viking Travel Agent helped us find the best deal that would fit the sort of journey we were looking for. Everything ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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ferne5510

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

French River Cruise Lyon to Avignon

This was our second cruise with Viking. The first one was Budapest to Amsterdam which we enjoyed so much we decided to book this one. It was a lovely cruise through the French wine region. Our only negative was ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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KarenWillis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceptional experience thanks to the crew!

This was a multi-generational vacation, and we considered the location, number of days, ease of traveling to and from, and ship size. Viking River cruises have a great reputation, and this trip certainly lived up ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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dgidick

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Carmarge tour was fantastic; a lifetime memory.

Had not spent a lot of time in provence wanted to see provencal life. Food on board was always fabulous. The tours for the most part were great. Viver was a bore as was the guide. Loved the no pressure on ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Sur La Pont

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Best so far

This was our fourth Viking cruise (supposed to be fifth but low water forced an unexpected cancelation previous year). All of our Viking cruises have been superb, this particular cruise exceeded that. Crew was ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Suchgo

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not for the Single Cruiser

River cruise: Avignon to Lyon. Mostly elderly couples. As a single, felt unwelcome by crew and passengers. At dining times, told empty places at table "saved" for others. On shore excursions, many passengers unable ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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roybensley@yahoo.co.uk

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our Rhone Cruise

This was our second cruise the first being the Elbe. The boat was very well laid out,dining area was well equipped,very good lounge area and first class cabin. The cruise was along the Rhone although not as ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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247598

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superb Viking standards

This was the second cruise my wife and I have taken with Viking, the first one being the Danube 4 years ago and this one certainly matched, if not bettered the first. From the moment you step on board the service ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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blueboro

8 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise...Hopefully Not the Last

This was our first river cruise after about 18 ocean cruises so a totally different experience. We traveled as a group of 6 adults (brothers and wives) and I can say it was a great cruise and look forward to other ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Larrydcr

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Rhone Cruise on Viking was Terrific -- Won't be our last!

This was our first cruise (of any kind), and our expectations were mixed. We utilized Viking air service on both ends of the trip and the embarkation and disembarkation were flawless. We arrived at the ship just in ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Fine Wine Lovers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent Trip Through Beaujolais Region of France

My husband and I are seasoned travelers to Europe and booked this excursion after a positive review from one of our trusted friends. The trip exceeded our expectations. The ship and cabin were very clean and ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Borsophia

1 Review Written

Great River Cruise in the South of France

Our first cruise ever! It was a very enjoyable river cruise. The ship is modern and comfortable. The crew was exceptional-- cheerful, friendly and extremely helpful. We particularly enjoyed our daily excursions, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Zamo51

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise Director and staff aboard Viking Heimdel!

Traveling with Viking has always been a pleasure. This was our 3rd cruise with Viking. Our Cruise Director was incredible! He greeted us at the entrance to the boat and learned our names immediately. We suspect he ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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diplomats

7 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Coach excursions masquerading as a River Cruise.

Viking River Cruise, Viking Heimdal, Lyon to Avignon, May 4-11, 2016 Viking River Cruises presents an attractive, even seductive, face. From the alluring advertising to the handsome “long boats” decked out ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Skip1941

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fine Dining, Smooth Riding, and Great Sightseeing

The title says it all. I have traveled a lot including around the world 4 times. Been in well known and obscure places. Had been to Nice and Monte Carlo before to make a presentation. But this was different view ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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alapbs2

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking Cruise France's Finest Portaits of Southern France

For context we are a couple in our mid forties who have taken many ocean cruises. We took the "France's Finest" trip which is two 1 week itineraries combined. This is a review of Portraits of Southern France on the ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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hollymcmee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Loved it.

The ship was great and the service was very good. Food was very good, chef was excellent. Wished we had more variety of wines to choose from at lunch and dinner - I like a sweeter wine like Riesling. But ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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sengsational

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Reflections of an Ocean Cruiser

As a regular ocean cruiser, first time river cruiser, I found that my river cruise* on Viking was more like an ocean cruise than I expected. The free beer and wine with dinner and included shore excursions were a ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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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