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"Just finished my 1st river cruise. Firstly, I will give you my opinion, and then my journal. This trip for me was a great success, beyond my expectation because it fullfilled my preconceived experience what a..."Read More
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Great learning experience

Review for Viking Kara to Europe - River Cruise

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rayjitsu

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Just finished my 1st river cruise. Firstly, I will give you my opinion, and then my journal. This trip for me was a great success, beyond my expectation because it fullfilled my preconceived experience what a European adventure should be like. I have had many ocean cruises, mostly Alaska, Panama canal, Hawaii, and Carribean Islands. River cruiseship is very unlike an ocean cruiseship. To be ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Food was awful

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Jackieh7

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Desired to return to Germany and sail the Rhine. I met my husband there in 1979. He passed away 5 years ago before we had the opportunity to return. A dear friend offered to go with me. Everything was wonderful but the food. I am vegetarian and while they had vegetarian main course options at every meal, they were not edible, literally. I ended up eating nothing but salad for lunch and dinner for ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Extreme pampering

Review for Viking Kara to Europe - All

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sally.bluehen

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Friends talked us into joining them on the Rhine Cruise to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. We were novices, not sure what to expect. The staff of Viking guided us every step of the way, arranged transportation from the airport to the ship, settled us into our stateroom & made us feel comfortable. We experienced solicitous, caring, attentive, friendly, & informative attitudes. The attention we ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Rhine in the heart of old Europe

Review for Viking Kara to Europe - River Cruise

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BridgetandDick

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Food, wine, scenery excellent. We got to know the crew and other passengers due to the small number of people involved. It was great only having to unpack once and staying in the same room every night. We were surprised at the variety of different people on board. Even though it was March, the weather was good and the spring season was far ahead of where it was in Minnesota, with leaves on the ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


A wonderful experience from start to finish!

Review for Viking Kara to Europe - River Cruise

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TimH99

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

My wife and i had seen the commercials on public television for years and always talked about how much fun and how different we imagined a river cruise to be. When we were married in 2015, our crazy schedules didn't allow us to take a proper honeymoon. So we decided to save up for something really special -- and three years later, we were sailing up the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam. We enjoyed ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Wonderful Viking Kara cruise

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ejdares

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

A group of 7 couples decided on the Viking Rhine River cruise. We liked the various ports, but particularly the opportunity to visit Basel (our departure city) and Amsterdam. The boat was lovely and just spacious enough. We have a French Balcony room and were very happy with our accommodations. The bed was very comfortable, and we were able to look our the balcony door. Most of our sailing ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: French Balcony


wonderful time

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Jmyhrer

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Family members recommended it. Viking has good reputation. We had a great time and met many new friends. The crew knew our names by the second day. We had to change ships mid way due to low water levels. The whole process went unblemished with very little inconvenience for the passengers. Food was good. Some meals were better than others but generally good. It was a good idea to have left ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Disgraceful Viking

Review for Viking Kara to Europe - River Cruise

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PeterRobyn

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We sailed August on Rhine Getaway from Amsterdam to Bazel looking forward to our first river cruise with Viking as we did Med odessey on Viking Star 2yrs ago. We were informed the day we sailed that possible river levels may effect our cruise.When we were told on board 3 days later It all went pear shaped when we berthed at kioblenz and had to swap from HILn to Kara via a 3hr bus trip with no ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Fun on the Rhine

Review for Viking Kara to Europe - River Cruise

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denisepianoforte

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

First time on a Viking Cruise, but it will not be my last. The crew was very friendly and helpful during the cruise remembering names and what was your favorite beverage, the service in the dinning room was first rate, although the food could have been better, but the wine was excellent. The cabins were small but had everything you needed, you really don't spend much time in your cabin. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Very relaxing, yet well organized.

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jgelliott

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

A river cruise was attractive based on the size of vessel, the variety and attractiveness of destinations and number of destinations on a single trip. Had seen Viking advertisements over the years and had identified as something we were interested in. Europe has been a targeted destination for years. The shore excursions included in the package were very good. They involved bus travel, walking and ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


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