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Prague Viking Astrild Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Astrild
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Prague

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34 Prague Viking Astrild Cruise Reviews


kegmeister avatar

kegmeister

1 Review Written

One Surprise After Another

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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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meaton

1 Review Written

Great Cruise.

My 3rd Viking River Cruise. Just booked a Viking Ocean cruise to Australia/Tasmania/New Zealand for Jan 20, 2020. I must have liked the cruise from Prague to Budapest if I'm booking another so soon. I'm not ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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pgaggioli

2 Reviews Written

Exceptional Elbe Experience!

So many people had recommended taking a Viking cruise and now I know why! I can't think of anything that would have made this trip more enjoyable . . . From the embarkation to the disembarkation hotel rooms ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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gayk

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Remarkable cruise from beginning to end.

We chose this cruise never having been to these parts of Europe. Our parents had done many Viking cruises and always gave them high scores. Every detail was covered and it was nice to be so well taken care of in ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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samskap

1 Review Written

Elegant Elbe Cruise

We chose this cruise to visit a part of Germany we hadn't been to previously. The scenery was beautiful throughout the cruise, and the tours at each stop were packed with interesting information and wonderful sites. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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SusanandBruce

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Elegant Elbe

I love Viking - it is the best river cruise company! The service is unbelievable - the staff seems to know your name after the first day! They can't do enough for you. The food is amazing - The German Food ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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kjgiseL

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Interesting History and Places

We chose this itinerary because besides Prague, we had not been to any of the other places and had heard good things about it. The cruise itself was good, did not get to spend much time in any of the places we ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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jonysilk

1 Review Written

Third cruise with Viking. Never disappointed.

Everything about Viking from the initial booking through to departure is first class all the way. What better way is there to spend 10 days being pampered, well fed with Michelin Star food in great company. We ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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SandrtaOhme

1 Review Written

Best cruise ever

We wanted to go to places on this cruise. We were also intrigued by the smaller ship. We could not have been more pleased. This is my third river cruise and my favorite favorite. We were able to get too know ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Gayle 1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Elbe River Cruise

We chose this cruise as our third river experience, all with Viking, because we wanted another taste of reconstructed former Eastern Europe, and we were offered free air fare. We were in great hands from the moment ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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this is no longer fun

1 Review Written

Elegant Elbe-Truly Elegant

Friends had told us that Prague was a must see city, and we had always wanted to visit Berlin. The Elegant Elbe seemed a perfect way to combine a history lesson and our desire to leisurely travel. The Astrild was ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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ncpasally

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

GREAT SERVICE DESPITE THE LOW ELBE WATER

Viking is the best. The Astrid is a beautiful ship. The staff, especially our Program Director Radem, were terrific. The water in the Elba was too low to navigate as one point. Viiking let us know and offered ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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GLH

1 Review Written

Viking Cruise - call center problems/ Ship and tours very good ELEGANT ELBE TOUR

BEFORE THE TRIP-CALL CENTER ISSUES Viking does not train the call center staff well and I was given wrong, inaccurate information regarding questions and specific travel details. Mistakes were made regarding the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Peggin

1 Review Written

Unforgettable

Previous recommendations. But the crew made the journey and experience of a lifetime. This was our 3rd Viking Cruise. The people on board from the Captain down were one of the most engaging and interacting we ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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cpolejes

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Far exceeded expectations

My wife and I took our first river cruise with Viking last July. The cruise was from Prague to Berlin and we added extensions in both cities which I highly recommend. Simply put, the staff and crew were amazing ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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dancegypsy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful, relaxing trip!

Loved sailing past bucolic scenes in the Czech Republic and parts of Germany that used to be part of East Germany. Staff members were friendly, very personal in their own stories, funny and very attentive. Food ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Lovely lori

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I think I am a VIP

Why did I agree to this trip I'll never know. My family made me do it because I'm not comfortable on the water. l Will not go on an ocean cruise and they promised me this would be different. And it was. Surprise. ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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FranBurd

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I Slept Through World History

This cruise gives you a wonderful overview of all the cities previously held behind the Iron Curtain. Prague was magnificent - the Old Town was accessible and picturesque. As we traversed the Elbe, the small towns ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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winecouchon

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Unique Cruise

We recently sailed on The Astrild. Well we started on the Beyla for 3 nights. There was a bit of a problem the Elbe didn't have enough water to sail. Although they did manage one day for a few hours. We were docked ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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wnguerrieri

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Great Introduction to Viking River Cruises

Everything about the cruise was great. From our check in for the extra days in Prague till our check in Berlin everything exceeded our expectations. Our Cruise Direct Victoria was at both of those hotels. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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pinkyfox

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great choice

We wanted to go somewhere we had not been before so we chose the Elbe River. It was a wonderful cruise, I can't give it enough cudos. The crew were super and the Captain was the best. The Captsin was around all the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Fred L

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Introduction to River Cruising

We chose this itinerary because I was interested in the recent history of the area covered by the cruise---World War II, the Iron Curtain, Glasnost. I was reminded of the profound effect that the Soviet occupation ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Rosiearyan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A beautiful trip beyond expectations!

Absolutely a wonderful river cruise made so by the very attentive team- oriented staff, knowledgable cruise director,( Victoria), excellent on board activities, delicious fare and delightful ports. A lovely new ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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MaryRG

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Elbe trip

Our November Elbe cruise only sailed one day due to low water of the river, but it was an excellent trip. The entire Viking staff and crew met our every need and arranged memorable tours and programs. Victoria ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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jbm253@gmail.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Elegant Elbe

We had a wonderful time on the Elbe River cruise. The staff on the ship was excellent in service, friendly, and did their best to make everyone comfortable. The itinerary was well planned and executed. Viking ...
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Sail Date May 2015


Viking Astrild Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.6
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment4.04.4
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation2.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.5
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.4
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