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bikechic

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Paris during the 2019 strike: complicated, beautiful and worth it

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We chose this itinerary mostly to see Paris, but the other ports were quite wonderful, too. This sailing left from Paris during the great Strike of December 2019, which added some unexpected drama to the tale and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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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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EastBayGirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

What a fabulous cruise!

We chose this cruise because of Viking‘s attention to detail. They take care of everything and that allows us to relax and enjoy ourselves and not worry about transportation details or itineraries. One of our ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Kirklulu

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Amazing sites, beautiful ship, wonderful memories!

WARNING! This review is long. After reserving this cruise almost two years ago, we (group of 8) were a bit concerned if our cruise down the Nile on the Viking Ra scheduled to begin on March 6, 2020, would be ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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ryanalf

1 Review Written

Cruising easy

First river cruise- Easy on and off ship. We were let out right on the edge (or sometimes the middle) of a historic town. Amsterdam was incredible and the hotel was centrally located. Our cruise director ( Anna) ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Tad2Cruise

1 Review Written

Amsterdam to Basel for Spring Flowers and River Views

This springtime trip filled our bucket list to river cruise from Amsterdam down the Rhine River to see the old historic windmills, art museums, cathedrals, hilltop castles, and many historic cities. We did the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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kannen

1 Review Written

great shore excursions

This was our first river cruise and we wanted to see France, so the Paris to Normandy cruise was an attractive option. The shore excursions and the guides were wonderful. We did the optional Highlights of Paris ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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rslebmo

2 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Perfect in every way

St. Petersburg takes a bare minimum of three days. It far surpasses Buckingham Palace, the Vatican, or the Luorve. It was absolutely jaw dropping. If you are on this website, it is a must do, and soon. Akun ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JohkneeB

1 Review Written

Another fantastic cruise with an amazing guide and fantasic staff

This was another fantastic Viking experience made all the more special by our personal guide, Terry, who stayed with us from day 1 til we left. All the staff we met along the way were, as always, very welcoming and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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sweetwaterhoward

1 Review Written

Grand European Adventure

Viking was an amazing company to deal with from the initial booking conversation to the follow up phone call after the cruise. The service was impeccable from start to finish. We did a pre-cruise stay in Amsterdam ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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snoopy873

1 Review Written

AWESOME!!!!!!

This was our first river cruise and this cruise was exceptional. It was a great way to see the countryside as well as an opportunity to visit several different places. Viking was top notch from the time we arrived ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Peachgracie

1 Review Written

Sewage smell in Bathroom

Staff was great. Services are excellent. Foods are excellent. Entertainment and ports excursions are adequate. We love the pre-extension in Nice with excellent excursions. The Viking staff there also were very ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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maganini

16 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

Another fantastic Viking cruise

We love river cruises and have been on five with Viking. The Chateaux, Rivers & Wine cruise did not disappoint. Lovely staff, ship and fantastic food. We took a pre extension to the Loire Valley and stayed at two ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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elcraig

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Behold the French

Behold the French by Craig Parker Start at Privas, in a rustic chateau Nathalie and Camille's nuptial bliss Take a short break from mad life on the go Castles and promises, sealed with a kiss Here ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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fpeschard

1 Review Written

Wonderful experience!

Wanted to visit Kizhi church and get to know St Petersburg and Moscow better (took both pre and post extensions) Everything worked out very well! The enrichment activities were fabulous, interesting and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Island Girl VI

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Viking Cruise & NOT THE LAST

Amsterdam to Basel was our first river cruise with Viking and will not be our last. From start to finish Viking handled everything very efficiently. They made you feel as if it was an exclusive trip and you owned ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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paulmc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

5 star on water and land.

Food - breakfast, lunch and dinner were excellent. There was was something for every requirement. The local dishes are an excellent idea for those not eating ashore. Drinks - we took advantage of a drinks package ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Runnergirl1740

1 Review Written

Paris to Normandy

We had heard about Viking from friends that had traveled with you previously. It didn’t disappoint. We purchased the 3 day pre excursion time in Paris. The Marriott Hotel in downtown was clean but old and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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operatingroom

1 Review Written

Exceptional itinerary

Always my dream to visit Russia and go to Catherine’s palace And to see the “amber room “ I have read about the amber room extensively and it’s history It was so exciting for me to view the real ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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TomKatSumpt

1 Review Written

The Grand Grand European Cruise

We wanted to see all stops between Amsterdam and Budapest. We figured the best way to get a snap shot was to take the 15 day river cruise. A very polished crew, exquisite food, and cabins comfortable although ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Lesadickson

1 Review Written

Lived up to the hype!

We contacted Viking initially because of a special price which included free air fare. However, we were sold by the incredible sales representative we had. He was knowledgeable, friendly, and extremely helpful. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Peak14kCruisers

1 Review Written

French wine estravaganza

We chose this cruise because we have always wanted to explore that portion of France. It was our first river cruise and Viking cruise. For our cousins, it was their first cruise of any sort. The trip was beyond ...
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Sail Date September 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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Donnelly1951

1 Review Written

Amazing trip from start to finish

Originally intended to do Budapest to Amsterdam but had to cancel. A year later we looked into Budapest to Nuremburg with add on to Prague. Loved everything about the whole trip. Impressed with the guides on ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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kegmeister

1 Review Written

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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