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Viking Fontane Review

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38 reviews

Even with low water, an excellent trip

Review for Viking Fontane to Europe
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Vince J
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2015

Low water in the Elbe meant that Viking had not sailed for 3 months. Half of our passengers, when given the opportunity, cancelled their trip, in the expectation that the ship would not sail. We chose to go ahead and we were rewarded with an actual sail, merely failing to sail to the last port. All excursions took place and the staff worked tirelessly to make the cruise a success. The tour director was excellent and really made it a memorable tour.

The river, itself, is not very busy and the scenery is rather samey, but there are good sections to the river. The beauty of this tour is the visit to many areas which were previously in East Germany and behind the Iron Curtain. This was very interesting. We particularly enjoyed the visit to the Meissen factory, and a visit to the lovely and interesting city of Dresden. We wouldn't go back, but only because we have now seen all we want to on the River Elbe.

Great food on board throughout. Visits from local activities providing an enriching experience. All excursions were included. The was great value for money.

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Lovely city and so much of interest to see.

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