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Viking Heimdal Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Heimdal
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8 Viking Heimdal Cruise Reviews

duke3200 avatar


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

jhg20852 avatar


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

Suchgo avatar


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

diplomats avatar


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

TheOctopuskid avatar


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 ...
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Sail Date July 2015

Mathguy74 avatar


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 ...
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Sail Date July 2014

Ruthieklomp@aol.com avatar


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. ...
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Sail Date July 2014

atkinsonguy avatar


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 ...
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Sail Date May 2014

Viking Heimdal Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.6
Value For Money3.04.2
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