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Viking Baldur Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Great Cruise - Great way to spend the Holiday

Viking Baldur Cruise Review by bocsaway

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Dec 2015
  • Destination: Europe River
  • Cabin Type: French Balcony

We thoroughly enjoyed this Christmas market cruise. We went in the middle of December and added a few days in Budapest.

We did not have the opportunity to explore Passau, but the embarkation process went very smoothly. The rooms are efficiently designed and there was plenty of room for clothes etc. The ship staff from the first person you met to laundry personnel were wonderful. The food was excellent and the evening entertainment was fun and engaging. After a day or so, the wait staff learns your preferences and everything is there, just as you like it.

We met many great people which made our holiday extra special. As usual, the guides in each port were very knowledgeable and friendly. We spent Christmas Eve in Vienna, and attended a Concert that was a medley of opera and ballet. It was excellent. To get to and from the venue we drove through the city and the lights and decorations were spectacular.

Adding the extra days in Budapest was also a great choice. The city is easy to navigate, and the drivers were friendly. We used the bus system which was adequate for the places we visited. There are many great restaurants and cafes, and of course the Christmas markets were beautiful and festive. It was a great way to celebrate the holiday. We would recommend this cruise, and perhaps we will take it again. We would definitely use the Viking Line again. This was our second river cruise and we plan to use the line again.

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French Balcony

The room was well designed to store clothing and luggage. The cleaning staff were very attentive. Our room was close to the reception desk, but we did not hear any noise from the hallway or reception area.

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