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Viking Lif Cruise Reviews

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View of Wurzburg from Marienberg Fortress.  Two Viking ships docked on the river.
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We can't imagine a better cruise experience!
"The weather at the beginning of the trip was perfect and allowed us to spend time on top of the boat enjoying the scenery and hearing interesting facts & stories from Leonard along the way.The boat was a little over half-full (something around 110 passengers) which allowed us to get to know staff and the other travelers a little better...."Read More
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We can't imagine a better cruise experience!

Review for Viking Lif to Europe - River Cruise

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Minnesoootan
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was the first overseas vacation (and cruise) my wife and I have ever taken, so we really don't have anything to compare. But we truly can't imagine how it could have been any better. This trip was scheduled to celebrate our 30th anniversary in 2020, so was booked in 2019. Of course, the pandemic delayed those plans but we were eager to go as soon as river cruises and countries started ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


Amsterdam to Budapest early fall 2019

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Hipmamasan
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Best vacation we have ever had, We rave to anyone who asks. Loved the ship, Captain and Crew was fantastic. Always polite, smiling, helpful. I and others had food allergies / special dietary needs, handled daily without exception, to such a detailed degree that I once changed my mind at the table last minute wanting some food special to a region. It was written in the local language, the order ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


An outstanding experience

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Kevinlizzycruise
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

For our 5th cruise with Viking (after Portugal, France, China and Med) we decided for our anniversary to explore the Central Europe on Viking LIF. Our expectations were very high, but the recent 2 weeks experience was absolutely terrific, far above all our previous cruises with Viking. The on board meals were wonderful but I will suggest the possibility to order half portion I hate food ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Thank you Viking, thank you Lif, thank you Leonard!

Review for Viking Lif to Europe - River Cruise

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CruiseSuzie65
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

After 6 cruises on the big ships we decided for our anniversary to try a river cruise with Viking (we’ve done already 2 Viking cruises on the ocean). The cruise from Bucharest to Budapest sounded very interesting and we decided to try despite the fact that our friends from Atlanta got a better quote for the same cruise and the same cabin. The ship was Viking LIF and the entire experience made ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


BEST CHOICE FOR RIVER CRUISES

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CRUISEandFLY
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

For our 5th cruise with Viking (2 river cruises + 2 ocean cruises) we decided to take the 3 weeks trip from Amsterdam to Budapest on Viking Lif. We absolutely love the ship and we were lucky enough to don’t have any problems with the water levels. Viking is for sure the best choice if you like river cruises: the level of hospitality, attention to details, organisation and the wide range of ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


The best way to see Europe!

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fefe3xs
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first time to Europe, we chose Viking and this itinerary after reading reviews, we were not disappointed. From the time we landed in Amsterdam until we were taken to the airport in Budapest Viking took care of us. The food was very good, a good variety was offered. We definitely never went hungry. The staff was friendly and couldn’t have been more helpful. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Absolutely Bloomin' Marvelous

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canny69
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We didn't choose this ship,- it chose us! from the moment we boarded in Amsterdam to the disembarkation, we were looked after royally, from the Captain down to the cabin Stewardess, we cannot fault, Our cabin on deck 2 was a "French Balcony" however even though it was a tad cosy ( read small) it still gave us an open sliding door to the world sliding past as we went up/down? the river to Budapest. ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


Amazing European Tour!

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JSinBigT
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Our first river cruise, aboard the Viking Lif was fantastic! We couldn't have selected a better cruise than the Grand European Tour. It provided everything that we were seeking in a European Holiday: a fascinating tour through the middle of Europe, beautiful scenery, rich history, and wonderful accommodations aboard a smaller ship. The service that was provided was exceptional -- we simply ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


The Grand Grand European Cruise

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TomKatSumpt
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to see all stops between Amsterdam and Budapest. We figured the best way to get a snap shot was to take the 15 day river cruise. A very polished crew, exquisite food, and cabins comfortable although small. We were on the lower deck, which, in fact was fine for us, being that in just a few seconds Dx we could be upstairs with a panoramic view. We were a little disappointed that ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


A jewel of a cruise and a diamond as a cruise director

Review for Viking Lif to Europe - River Cruise

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EarlandJane
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 5th cruise with Viking (2 river and 2 ocean cruises) and made us realised once again why we like cruising so much with them. Was the ideal way to celebrate our 50th anniversary and Grand European Tour on Viking LIF was the perfect option. Based on our previous experience with Viking we saw how they started to cut corners especially with the quality of the food. But Chef Michael was ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


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