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Viking Ocean Europe Cruise Reviews

Viking Ocean
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Europe
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3,548 Viking Ocean Europe Cruise Reviews


JujuMary avatar

JujuMary

1 Review Written

Northern lights seen!

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We chose this cruise because it has always been a dream to see the Northern Lights and have also wanted to try out Viking Ocean cruises. (Got a good deal from travel agent) From start to finish the whole ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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BillandBeth

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

Nice but nothing special. Food was OK. The “special” menus were no better than the regular ones. No enrichment activities. The fitness room was small and poorly equipped. We had better previous ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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vlhayes

1 Review Written

The experience of a lifetime

It had been my dream since I was in college to visit all of Great Britain and a few years ago Highclere Castle was added to my wish list. I happened to get a brochure in the mail and I saw this cruise had ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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fairweathertraveller

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

A great experience with Viking Star!

Having experienced their river cruise previously, wanted to try the ocean version with Viking. I was not disappointed by the experience. I found the company extremely professional in their approach to just about ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Lincoln explorer

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

First time with Viking: it will not be the last

This was our first booking with Viking Ocean Cruises, and really this was due to the fact that they were the only cruise company in Norway during February. Having sailed with many 5/6 star operators including ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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kenpinkham

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

I got to see the wonderous northern lights and go on a reindeer sleigh ride.

Viking Star sailed to Norway above the Arctic Circle and gave us the opportunity to realize a dream and experience the northern lights. And we did see them--TWICE! We most enjoyed the optional excursion to visit ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lovetotravel555

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Awesome Cruise Experience

This Viking Ocean Cruise was wonderful. Every staff member was kind, helpful and caring. Our stateroom was excellent, great bedding, shower was large with glass doors, bathroom had heated floors, a great built in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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marynoonan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

In search of the Northern Lights

The adventure of a cold vacation in beautiful Norway, with the chance of seeing the Northern Lights was a draw. Great time on a beautiful ship, full of cozy places to read, visit and explore.The Spa was fun and so ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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To The Skipper

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not Royalty? Viking thinks you are.

My wife and I had never taken a cruise before but were always intrigued by the ads for Viking. We never thought a cruise was something we would enjoy but we called Viking to ask some questions. Our agent, Roman ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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DBROB

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great cruise

We booked the cruise for a chance to see the Northern Lights, and we were fortunate enough to see them on 3 occasions on various days; although not undulating and luminous as one would hope, they were still quite ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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4THELUVOFTRAVEL974

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Proof again that Viking is Superior in Cruising the Oceans

The Northern Lights were on our bucket list so we were excited to do this cruise. The winds were too strong to make it into Bodo so we cruised onward. Viking was unaware of the Sami Festival culminating the weekend ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Kat9lives

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

In search of the Northern Lights

Our first cruise on Viking Ocean and the Viking Star did not disappoint. A beautiful ship and the staff was excellent. BRINSLEY as cruise director did a great job and was very organized. The guest lecturers were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Traveling650

1 Review Written

The planetarium in Tromso's norther lights show was outstanding.

We had done a Viking River Cruise and wanted to try the ocean cruise and see the Northern Lights. The ship was outstanding; the decor was very nice and not overdone. There were plenty of activities for all. The ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Khollar

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Expedition to the Arctic

Seeing the Northern Lights has long been on our wish list for travel. After having a wonderful experience with Viking on a Danube River cruise a couple of years ago, we started looking at this cruise up the coast ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Lawnmowerman1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful ship and staff.

Having sailed on the River Yangtse with Viking we looked forward to experiencing an ocean cruise with them. The high standards of their river cruise was matched on this cruise from Barcelona to London. We have ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Barbie21144

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Missed two ports, but still a great cruise

We chose this cruise for our anniversary (and to get away from the cold weather) and also because this cruise would take us to countries we'd never been to before, Unfortunately, the cruise began just a couple of ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Happy Cruising Together

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Majestic Fjords & Vibrant Cities - 2019.06.20 -- 07.01 (J&K)

We chose this cruise because we wanted to go to Norway on a smaller ship with an itinerary that did not go to Russia. We LOVED this cruise -- especially being on the ship. All staff (housekeeping, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Chuck64

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful cruise of the Baltic

We wanted to get an overview of the Nordic countries. I had been in the US Merchant Marine and sailed the Baltic many years ago. My wife is Dutch, so that most of our European trips have been to the Netherlands, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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lahowe

1 Review Written

Viking Proved Its #1 Rating.

We chose this cruise because it offered a chance to visit Russia and tour the Hermitage Museum. The ports of call were all very interesting and different. Some of the ports were former communist bloc cities, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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mgraham611

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

DISAPPOINTING BEGINNING AND END; GOOD CRUISE

We wanted to see places we had never seen before, especially Barcelona. Our flights to Bergen were rearranged because of a partial cancellation. The alternate flights set up by Viking got us there at 1:00 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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sawcha01

1 Review Written

Delightful, super friendly, crew and great dining!

This was my first cruise and I wanted an adult experience on an upscale vessel to explore the Mediterranean. Viking exceeded my expectations in every regard from service to dining to cabin comfort. I have already ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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FF2

1 Review Written

Spoiled me

It was a wonderful cruise. Spoiled me for any other cruise line. The restaurant food and service was lovely. Much beyond expectations. Our cabin steward was very attentive. The room was very nice and I loved the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Arizona340

1 Review Written

Anniversary Cruise

This cruise was a result of our excellent 2015 Grand European River cruise. We were impressed by the excellent service and attention to detail that is Viking's legacy. We decided to go on the Baltic cruise because ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Derysland

2 Reviews Written

Great itinerary, great ship, excellent service!

We chose this particular cruise for a couple of reasons. First, we wanted to see as much of England, Scotland, and Wales as we could without spending two weeks driving on the “wrong side” of the road. This ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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historyaddicts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sumptuous surroundings to unwind after Christmas!

We'd travelled on Viking Sky on our honeymoon, and knew the exceptional level of service that Viking aim to deliver, so this was a much anticipated opportunity to relax. Cabins are all outside, all with balconies ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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