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Europe - River Cruise Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Europe River
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

42

Very Good

7

Average

3

Poor

3

Cruise type

River Cruises

2,064

Romantic Cruises

1,936

Senior Cruises

1,880

Luxury Cruises

1,353

Repositioning Cruises

55

55 Europe - River Cruise Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


SueChis avatar

SueChis

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

River Cruise from Linz to Budapest

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This is my first river cruise so I don’t have a comparison with any other cruise line. I started with an optional 3 days in Prague where I had an excellent guide. In fact, on all the excursions I went on the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


kcd1952 avatar

kcd1952

1 Review Written

Budapest to Amsterdam

We chose Avalon for our first river cruise because of the itinerary, the amenities offered during the cruise and the cabin layout. The ship was spacious and our cabin was very comfortable. I especially enjoyed ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Pitzenberger

1 Review Written

Our first River cruise

This was our second time booking with Viking and we knew that every detail would be taken care of. The service was superior, the food was excellent and all excursions included were very well organized along with ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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stephenp

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship but the Captain !!!!!

This was a full charter from Hanau to Passau on the River Main and Canal to Passau. The ship was clean, Crew from eastern Europe and the Philipines. Most were friendly and helpful. The Food was good but the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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chrysblake

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

LOVE THE VIKING PEEPS

I absolutely would recommend Viking to anyone. This cruise was spectacular. We had the large cabin, not sure i would go that big again, you really don't spend that much time in your room so you really don't need it. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Debsthreejs

1 Review Written

Very nice cruise that hit highlights

I enjoyed the cruise very much. Even with the rioting in Paris, Viking kept everyone safe and comprimised with excursions to everyone’s satisfaction. Staff was wonderful,as was all the excursions they offered. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Katherine Martin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Superb cruise down the glorious Danube visiting beautiful European cities/sites.

We've received many Vikings brochures but never booked one. When the brochure for the Danube Waltz Cruise arrived we were fascinated; we'd long wanted to try a Vikings Cruise and this itinerary seemed perfect for us ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Narcodick

1 Review Written

25th Wedding Anniversary

The cabins were very nice and comfortable. The food and dinning staff was very good. Having wine and beer with lunch and dinner was great. We enjoyed the different ports of call each day and the excursions. All ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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davida1228

1 Review Written

Great Cruise....I'll be back

Took the Viking Gullveig with friends. Loved the ports with local and informed tour guides.The Captain was outstanding, greeting the guests every time we boarded or left the ship. We were greeted at the airport, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Labtechechnologist

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

AMAZING

We always wanted to do a river cruise and this appealed to us. We chose the river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. Everything was great, food, tours, rooms, etc We were not disappointed in a thing except ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Elayne Bonnie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising the Danube in Style

This Scenic Cruise was recommended by our travel agent who understands our tastes and preferences for quality vacations. There was little flexibility on our dates, we booked only 2 months in advance so our best ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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johnald57

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Experience

End of season deal allowed us to experience a taste of Europe, while gaining our first experience of river cruising. From the cruise director, captain through the crew everybody went out of their way to ensure the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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pamsmith

2 Reviews Written

Danube

Itinerary, love Viking, our 2nd river and one ocean Montreal to NYC, wonderful. Highly recommend to everyone. Service is perfect, tours are well planned and interesting. The only point of disappointment was the 2 ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Viking8300

1 Review Written

Great and comprehensive experience

We chose Viking River Cruises because we had heard so many excellent things about them from previous customers. The date and cost of the cruise also fit into our plans. We have been on the larger cruise lines and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Ginger Lang avatar

Ginger Lang

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

River cruise was fabulous

As we talked about doing a cruise, a friend recommended Avalon from her trips with the cruise line. I had been on Grand Circle years ago and we had heard a lot about Viking, but as we researched Avalon it sounded ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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laughinglilian

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My very first cruise of any kind

I am not a good sailor on the sea, so my partner persuaded me to try a River Cruise. We are not young, my partner being 86 and I am 2 months short of 80, and this cruise was absolutely right for us. We did not ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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bbrynda

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent cruise; nice ship; excellent cruise director and friendly staff

We had taken a Danube Avalon cruise in July of 2016 with Avalon. Enjoyed it so much we decided to do the Rhine in 2017. In 2016 the ship only had approximately 80 passengers on board with crew. This summer the ship ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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jonathanmuller1900

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Unhappy staff

we saw this as an opportunity to see French towns and that did not disappoint. however the staff are fed up and unhappy. If management went undercover they'd gauge their staff as they are easy to talk to you and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Offley Geoff

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A real Danube delight

Reviewed many river companies and chose Emerald for value, the new vessels and excellent reviews and I was not disappointed. Everything was well organised and worked like clockwork. Rooms were comfortable and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Jupiter44

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Service and crew

It was advertised as a cruise to remember and it was,the service was impeccable the crew were most helpful,Val was great always there to help and advise.the wines were great as was the great coffee.shamethe captains ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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L.Hartsell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Somewhere on the Danube

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had hoped to see the Rhine-Meine Canal as we transited it but due to the low water we were unable to transit that section. The ship change was handled very smoothly ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Buffaloears

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most relaxing cruise ever

A friend of mine was taking this cruise with his wife and suggested my wife and I join them. It was a last minute decision on our part but was on our list of things to do....it turned out to be one of the best ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Madowling23

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Romantic Cruise

We extended the cruise by staying 3 days in Paris before boarding our ship in Lyon. We had a wonderful time revisiting sites and dining at wonderful restaurants. Viking arranged for a high speed train to take us ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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cyoung25

1 Review Written

My first river cruise will not be my last.

This cruise was my dream trip which was made possible as a retirement gift from my employer. From day one it did not disappoint. The cabin was nicely appointed and very comfortable. All of the excursions both ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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mcwinn

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic cruise

Comfortable rooms, delicious food, free flowing wine, lovely buffets, outstanding service, well organized tours, spotless ship. Entertainment was fair. Fitness was poor. Most guests were experienced and well ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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