• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Viking Heimdal Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Heimdal
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

76

Very Good

13

Average

8

Poor

8

Terrible

1

Cruise type

8 Viking Heimdal Cruise Reviews


duke3200 avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2018


jhg20852 avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2018


Suchgo avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2016


diplomats avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2016


TheOctopuskid avatar

TheOctopuskid

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not So Much a Cruise; More a Coach Trip!

We were three couples booked on the Viking Heimdal going from Chalon to Avignon over seven days at the beginning of July. The cruise was recommended by friends, but was extremely expensive, so perhaps we were ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2015


Mathguy74 avatar

Mathguy74

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Problems, problems, problems

We lost the expected afternoon in Avignon because Viking forgot it was Bastille Day and they had to move the ship north of some locks early in the day. While they offered a bus ride an hour back, it only offered 1 ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2014


Ruthieklomp@aol.com avatar

Ruthieklomp@aol.com

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Seriously disappointed , but....

Viking, well yes, they have great advertisements, and gorgeous photos of the new 'longboats', however here are the facts. 1). They must have your whole entire cruise fee payable immediately payable upon booking. ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2014


atkinsonguy avatar

atkinsonguy

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking Heimdal - Portraits of Southern France

This 7-night "Portraits of Southern France" sailing on the Viking River Cruises longship Heimdal didn't meet all of my expectations given all the glossy literature I had received from Viking and the fancy TV ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2014


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
Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Viking River Ship Cruise Reviews

  • Viking Ingvi Cruise Reviews




Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.