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Viking Ocean Europe Cruise Reviews

Docked in Isafjordur in a fjord, with high cliffs out the window. Water was like glass. Said "WOW!" when I pulled the drapes and looked out (starboard side).
Port in Livorno Italy. Not able to set foot there.
The 3 story atrium where entertainment played nightly.
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Great first Mediterranean Cruise on Viking Jupiter

Review for Viking Jupiter to Mediterranean

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formernuke
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My wife and I recently completed our first Viking Ocean cruise onboard Jupiter for the Mediterranean Odyssey Itinerary. This was my first ocean cruise after having previously completed (and loving) 2 Viking River cruises. We choose Viking primarily for the destination-focused experience and this cruise did not disappoint. We had no significant pre-cruise issues. We navigated the COVID-related ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Viking's 2nd Cruise to not be in the "Viking Bubble!"

Review for Viking Sea to Mediterranean

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gugukikki
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I feel compelled to write a review since nobody has reviewed since Viking changed it's policy on allowing passengers to be free in port. We found out on our 10 October departure from Athens to Venice that we were only the 2nd cruise to be allowed free reign in port. We were thrilled. Starting pre-cruise in Crete we shopped alot knowing it was possible we wouldn't be allowed off the ship. But we ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Viking Mediterranean & Italian Sojourn

Review for Viking Sky to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Oro
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We booked this cruise over 2 years ago and was seriously thinking about cancelling it and rebooking for a later date. We didn't due to no availability until 2023. Hind site is 20/20 and we should have canceled. We embarked in Barcelona and disembarked in Venice. This was first ever once in a lifetime cruise. We had high expectations due to great Viking reviews. Viking was being very cautious ...
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We appreciate you reaching out to us here with your comments, Oro. While the safety of our guests, crew and residents of our destinations is our priority, we're sorry to learn that aspects of...

Sail Date: September 2021


Restrictions for any and all

Review for Viking Sky to Mediterranean

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Wistiq
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My 83 year old mother and I chose Viking as her end all get all Cruise. Her grand finale’. We loved the itinerary and added days on the front and back end. Thank God for those days. Once we boarded, early as we had a nice suite, we were told we could not leave the ship unattended via letter in our stateroom. At any port. This was not communicated before hand. This is how it works. Must be ...
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Thank you for taking the time to detail your experience, Wistiq. We regret to learn that aspects of our Safety program did not meet with expectations. While we make efforts toward the...

Sail Date: September 2021

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Too Much COVID Concerns to Enjoy the Cruise

Review for Viking Jupiter to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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BMWrdr
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise because it had an inviting itinerary, with enough new ports to allow for self touring. Started in Reykjavik Iceland. The moment we checked in there was an intensity about COVID. We were given tracking devices which we were instructed to wear at all times when not in our rooms. They went out of their way to avoid calling them tracking devices. Once on board we were informed that ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Beautiful ship but.....

Review for Viking Venus to Mediterranean

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mauicruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Viking was well organized and ship was stunning. Loved the Thermal Suite--try everything! Push all the buttons including the one in the snow room!! Happy and cordial staff everywhere. Our balcony penthouse(not a penthouse) was perfect with tons of storage. Easy covid testing everyday. Unique vessel sinks to wash your hands just inside the dining venues. The average age on our cruise we ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Nice small bubble. Viking does things right !

Review for Viking Sea to Mediterranean

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peterhenry
10+ Cruises

Nice to get back on the water. Lots of paperwork to get on the cruise, some of it was never checked. PCR tested every morning, as far as I know, there were no outbreaks. The Viking only charter flight direct to/from Malta was icing on the cake. We had to skip Montenegro because of changing Covid conditions, we spent 2 days in Dubrovnik instead. Tours varied, some good, some not so good. In ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Amazing Viking

Review for Viking Venus to Baltic Sea

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scotlanders
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise when Viking e-mailed us a very good offer with zero single supplement. We arrived from LHR at 2.30pm and quite quickly we were through the airport checks. It’s much faster if you have VERIFLY completed. We were directed to waiting buses and transferred to the ship. In under 10 mins we had completed our check in documents and stateroom card in hand walked out to the ship First ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Great amenities let down by tired entertainment and bad meal times

Review for Viking Star to Europe - British Isles & Western

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robertsammons
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

Pros: • Amenities are top class, the indoor pool and included spa were brilliant and was often a highlight of the day. • Lounges and living room area were incredibly comfortable • Included afternoon tea was great • Decor of the ship is stunning • Staff are very friendly (maybe a bit too friendly on the first day but chilled out through the rest of the cruise) • World Table food ...
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Response from VikingS, Community Team

We appreciate you sharing your experience with the community, Robert. Your feedback regarding onboard entertainment, dining, and guest check-in experience is very much appreciated as this...

Sail Date: August 2021


Good first cruise with Viking but food a disappointment

Review for Viking Star to Europe - British Isles & Western

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John117
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I should start this review by explaining that we have only ever cruised with Regent, Seabourn and Silversea before (and once in Cunard queens grill never to be repeated) so we have judged Viking by the standard we have become accustomed to on these cruise lines. This cruise was advertised in an email we received but not on the Viking web site and our travel agent advised (after calling ...
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Response from VikingS, Community Team

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience sailing with us, John. While we regret to learn aspects of your cruise did not meet expectation, we appreciate you sharing the snags...

Sail Date: August 2021


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