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Viking Vili Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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97 reviews
A lovely excursion to Mörwald Winery near Durnstein, Austria.
The windmills of Kinderdijk in the Netherlands—one of many UNESCO World H
View of the Rhine River from Marksberg West Castle in Koblenz, Germany.
Sunset while cruising down the Danube.
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So Much to See
"We choose this cruise since it was a fabulous opportunity to see so much of Europe on one cruise. Viking always goes above and beyond to make everything perfect even when it is a result of things beyond their..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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So Much to See

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gatormom04

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We choose this cruise since it was a fabulous opportunity to see so much of Europe on one cruise. Viking always goes above and beyond to make everything perfect even when it is a result of things beyond their control. The food is always first class at every meal. Having wonderful excursions makes it difficult to choose, but because so much was offered, we took full advantage of every ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Unethical sales tactics

Review for Viking Vili to Europe - River Cruise

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Taylor47

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This review is to voice our concerns about what I believe to be unethical and dishonest tactics of Viking River Cruise sales. We recently booked a Grand European river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. This was a last-minute booking. We booked our cruise only a few weeks before the cruise sailing date. The sales agent sold us this trip as listed in the brochure. It wasn’t until right before the ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Buyer beware, bait and switch from Viking

Review for Viking Vili to Europe - River Cruise

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jeannespam0

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

In our opinion Viking pulled a bait and switch as they knew well in advance that they were not going to be able to deliver the experience touted in their advertising. This was affirmed by my conversations with crew members on all 4 ships and by the local tour guides. All admitted that it had been over 2 months since Viking had been able to provide what was advertised. The Program Director also ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Looking forward to the next cruise!

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johnpivarnik

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Food was superb. Crew was very congenial, helpful, and accommodating.Ports of call were as good as they could have been. Local tour guides were passionate about their work/leadership. On board educational services were excellent. Crew personnel went out of their way to be hospitable and friendly. Tour director, Marek, was so wonderful we wanted to take him home with us!! The issues with low water ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


14 Night Grand European Tour

Review for Viking Vili to Europe - River Cruise

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carol68

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose the 14 Night cruise for its length, first of all. And also for the countries it would traverse. We opted for additional time at both ends of the cruise: Amsterdam and Prague, and were very glad we did. We'd never been in either city - or any of the others along the way, for that matter. Each experience was wonderful. The local guides were extremely informative and delightful. We ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Great Vessel and Itinerary

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pgron

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Viking does a great job of running the vessel and accommodating the needs and interests of is passengers. Pre- and post-cruise hotel stays are booked in very nice upscale properties. Throughout the city stays, cruise, and shore excursions, Viking is there to help. Not surprisingly, even a company such as Viking cannot ensure that things off the ship will run smoothly. Some shore excursions - ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Our cruise was beyond perfect...the crew made us feel like VIP'S!!!

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Donna Hjerpe

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to experience the Danube and ports by water. The river and ports were beyond belief...charming, historic, packed with great restaurants, shops and very interesting churches, and cathedrals to visit. The crew on board made us feel very special. Everyone did an outstanding job. We especially appreciate all of the tour guides in each port. They are well educated and know everything about ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Explorer Suite


Good for value but not luxury.

Review for Viking Vili to Europe - River Cruise

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2Cyclers

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

My husband and I chose Viking for our first European river cruise after having done about 10 Ocean Cruises on various lines (Princess, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity & Oceania). We heard wonderful things and had high expectations. Overall it was a wonderful trip but we felt that there were some things travelers should know about. Viking is spoken of very highly here in the U.S. where we live. ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Very good overall

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Medicineman2

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Cruise director Gary was very nice, but a bit sarcastic at times, which I was fine with, but my have put off others. He was an asset, in any event. Nightly entertainment was in need of improvement. Those brought in for special nights were good, but the "lounge players" could have been better. We were on the Villi and then changed to the Meli, because of low water. Both lounges singers were ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Viking Grand European Tour Amsterdam to Budapest on Viking Vili & Viking Mimir

Review for Viking Vili to Europe - River Cruise

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conedude

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We chose Viking for our first cruise, and now we are spoiled. It was a celebration of our 50th Wedding Anniversary. Our Cruise Director, Gary, was most enjoyable. Entertainment on board was enjoyable especially the glass blowing demonstration. The apple strudel demonstration was a gastronomic sensation. The river was impassable at one point which caused all of us to be moved from the Viking ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


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