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Viking Heimdal Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Our first but not last Viking cruise

Viking Heimdal Cruise Review by thatmakes2ofus

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Apr 2017
  • Destination: Europe River
  • Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom

We chose the French Provence cruise because we wanted to explore southern France and end it in Paris. Every port gave us an opportunity to see the cities and villages of France.

While giving a wonderful place to return to on board the ship. The rooms were very comfortable and the cuisine was delicious. Entertainment was entertaining. The pianist was very good. All of the staff was friendly and helpful with whatever was needed. We travel with our malienial daughter and she thoroughly enjoyed the river cruise up the Rhone and Saone. She really enjoyed the food and drinks provided by Viking. And the cuisine was geared to give everyone a taste of France. The smaller size ship gives a more intimate feeling and enables the guests to mist and mingle. She found the cruise very enriching and would definitely cruise with Viking in the further, saying it is not just a cruise for older people.


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Cabin Review

Veranda Stateroom

I liked the cabin and thought the bathrooms were well thought out . Amenities were good. We love having a balcony.


Port & Shore Excursion Reviews

Avignon

The Popes palace was nice and walking the city tour was informative. The best kept secret is the gardens at the top of the mount.

Arles

We found the city was nice and coliseum which is now used for bullfighting was interesting

Beaujolais Vineyards

Nice seeing the countryside but would have been nice to stop more often to photograph the vineyards and countryside. The winery we visited was a good choice.

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City Tour

Loved this city tour Christian our guide was excellent

View All 47 City Tour Reviews
City Tour

Very good overview of the city. Worth the trip

View All 112 City Tour Reviews
Eiffel Tower

I made reservations for dinner and we thoroughly enjoyed the food and view

View All 46 Eiffel Tower Reviews
Monet at Giverny Gardens

Excellent tour with Gustavo . He showed us Giverny and the countryside.

View All 81 Monet at Giverny Gardens Reviews
The Louvre

We had a tour booked with a private guide and it helped navigate and understand the massive museum

View All 50 The Louvre Reviews
Versailles

Gustavo gave us a wonderful tour with just the right amount of art history information

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