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Europe - River Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
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Europe River
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Average

747

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476

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11,152 Europe - River Cruise Reviews


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stealthqueen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful first-time river cruise on the Danube

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We had a wonderful experience as a family on the Donna (7-day Danube round-trip from Passau). We chose an International sailing as we don't speak German, and found most of the staff spoke good English, and all the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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caribou_cruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing first time river cruise

I absolutely loved everything about this uniworld experience! We stayed at Roomers Munich for 2 days before sailing on the Danube. hotel. It was a wonderful The super ship Maria Theresa was lavishly decorated ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Ginni-1981

1 Review Written

Mixed views and unlikely to use Viking again

Myself and friend booked this holiday over a year in advance and was looking forward to this for a long time so I can't help feeling then that the holiday itself was very anti-climactic. We opted for getting the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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RCLCMJCJ

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Marketing material vs. reality

Though I have traveled all over the world with friends and family, this was my first river boat cruise. Before you decide to go on an Amawaterways river cruise, I think you should close the glossy brochure and read ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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kegmeister

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One Surprise After Another

The Elbe River cruise was originally intended to use one boat for the entire trip. But, about two weeks from embarkation we were advised by Viking that the water level of the river was too low and we may have to do ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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bryken

1 Review Written

Swiss Alps to Paris and everything in between

This was our 4th cruise on Viking and as usual it was absolutely amazing. The excursions were fantastic. We started with a walking tour of Zurich & then the cog rail to the Swiss Alps. Yes it was cold and snowing, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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cruisinggmak

1 Review Written

Romantic Danube with add on pre-cruise in Prague was amazing

We chose this cruise because we wanted a memorable time with my mother-in-law and step father-in-law and I wanted to see Prague. We knew from previous cruises that Viking would not disappoint. Traveling with ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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rmlngnbchr

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellence is defined by Viking

We had done the Danube on a previous trip. The decision to choose Paris and the heart of Normandy was my husband’s wish to visit the Normandy beaches. It was a good decision. There was lots of interesting ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Croatia2020

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Grand European Cruise exceeded our expectations!

We chose this tour because we could travel through Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Hungary and Czech Republic. Viking Gefjon is a beautiful ship with an outstanding, attentive crew. Our cabin was always fresh and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Janronm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Russia

The way Viking does everything well. It does Russia GREAT! We celebrated my birthday there with travel complains we met 10 years ago on a Viking cruise. The things we saw there were amazing. We felt very ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kruzer2019

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great service

I wanted to see the German cities along the Rhine. The views of castles and vineyards were spectacular. The ship moves silently along the river. We felt pampered the whole way by the attentiveness of the crew and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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sorlopp

1 Review Written

The perfect adventure made elegant and easy.

A friend and I decided to cruise on Viking on a spontaneous whim and I’m so glad we did. We enjoyed each stop on our journey and found a perfect blend of the guided tours and exploring on our own. Each day we did ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Annebar1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Trip, Made Better with a Few of Our Own Deviations from the Itinerary

We had a great time on our brief cruise of the Rhine for the Christmas in Alsace tour. To save money and time, we booked our own flights and we ended up adding a night before and after the cruise on our own. I'm ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Carl0922

1 Review Written

Great Adventure

Why did I choose Viking? After watching PBS for years, I was captivated by the Viking commercials and told my wife that one day we would take a river cruise. The day came in Oct 2019. We( couple no kids) were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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nancyevans

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Lackluster Rhine "Christmas Market" cruise

Having done two previous cruises with Scenic and a Christmas market cruise with their sister company Emerald, I was really looking forward to this cruise. What a disappointment!! While I would consider another ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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MD101112

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

River cruise with teenagers - a great experience!

We chose this cruise to spend a hassle-free week as a family, unpacking our bags once and experiencing 4 countries plus a taste of the Christmas markets. We also visited Prague and Munich on our own. We embarked in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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rosapdx

1 Review Written

Beautiful and interesting ports of call

This cruise took us to many places we never thought we would see. Budapest and Vienna were beautiful! With one exception, all of the local guides were very good. The staff was wonderful in particular the Program ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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hagleml1

2 Reviews Written

Great Itinerary, poor cabin choice

Paris to Prague was a delightful itinerary, and the cruise had a very good price with free airfare. We normally book a veranda suite on Viking river cruises, but the explorer suite price was too good to pass up. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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pauljeselnick

1 Review Written

Cities of Light

We choose this cruise to celebrate our 30th anniversary and return to Europe after a long absence. We had a great time, met lot's of great people and visited some amazing places. Everything was first class and we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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pprodey

1 Review Written

Ship change

We started on Skadie, we loved everything about it. Especially the hospitality captain. The Dinner host went so far above & beyond it would be difficult to describe. Her services were so outstanding, they all ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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TomMcC

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most Beautiful Scenery

This was our fourth Viking River Cruise, ( plus one ocean vcruise), and our first that included a tour before the boat. The hotel in Lisbon was elegant, one of the best we’ve stayed at. The included excursions ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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brownkm4

1 Review Written

The attention to detail was amazing and the staff and crew wonderfully helpful.

We've never wanted to do an ocean cruise but were intrigued by river cruises. We chose Amsterdam to Basel because we have family in Basel and wanted to visit at the end. The ship itself was clean and easy to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ktb246

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Loved the Christmas Markets, but not our favorite cruise

We chose this itinerary because we wanted to go to the markets and we were not disappointed! We started in Amsterdam (we have been there before) and then traveled to Kinderdijk, where we have also been before. We ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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kenjwinter

1 Review Written

August 2019, Pre trip in Nice then transfer to Avignon to Viking Heimdal on Rhone

Viking associates and guides could not have been more helpful or personable, excellent! Tues Aug 13. Check out at noon from pre trip in Nice, bags ready by 11am, 1:30 departure to ship with a 3 hr. 40 min drive ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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LHucker

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing French food!

On this River Cruise, we joined two additional couples for the tour of Normandy. (Viking made coordinating with the other couples seamless, by the way even though we were traveling from three different cities.). ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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