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Viking Vilhjalm Review

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Viking River Boat Cruise ended at worst port at Passau, Germany for 2 nights

Review for Viking Vilhjalm to Europe River
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: May 2017
Cabin: Explorer Suite
This is the scenery of our port in Passau, Germany. We are having a glass o

Please beware that Viking does not get the premiere ports on cruises. As we cruised on the Danube we went by all the beautiful locations tomport in Passau, Germany & ended what I would call a “ghetto” port.

Please look at the photo I have posted that shows our table with 2 glasses of champagne with our scenery of rusted out machinery and water tanks. This is not the type of image that you see on Masterpiece theatre.

And to make it worse the Viking customer service people were not helpful. They had arranged for a couple of shuttles to take us to Passau maybe one in the morning and one in the afternoon. We ended up calling a taxi.

Response from VikingS, Community Team

We appreciate you taking the time to review your 2017 river cruise, dedeblock. While changes have been made since you last sailed the Danube with us, your comments regarding the docking...

Cabin Review

Explorer Suite

Cabin is beautiful, but very expensive.

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