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Viking Berlin Cruise Reviews

Low bridges on Rhein/Mein canal,
Benefits of cruising in April- Tulips and other flowers beautiful
Upper deck closed off for 5 days during Rhein Mein canal.
My husband's pointillism of Starry Night on the Rhone and it looks JUST like this with thanks to VVG.
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Viking Gave Me the Worst Cruise Out of My 36 Cruises

Review for Viking Beyla to Europe - All

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Roadwatcher
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Viking touts it's luxury and wonderful excursions.I just returned from the worse cruise experience of my life and I blame it on Viking River Cruises. Viking is not the image they advertise! Their website didn't work for months before my cruise. It took an hour to get through the phones. My flight back -which Viking arranged - was canceled and they never informed me (Luckily I looked ...
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Your detailed feedback is appreciated, Roadwatcher. While itinerary deviation is sometimes necessary, it's disappointing to learn the efforts made to minimize the impact of these changes on...

Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


"Elegant Elbe" gives fascinating view of former East Germany

Review for Viking Beyla to Europe - River Cruise

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Andy_Ottawa
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Itinerary (2 days in Berlin, 5 day cruise including Wittenburg, Meissen and Dresden, 2 days Prague) appealed to us and didn't disappoint. Viking's cruise environment is (for us) a good mix of levity, entertainment and enrichment led by excellent program director Rik and enhanced by unadvertised extras such as an evening walk in Torgau, a lacemaking demo (and chance to try), a talk from a local ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony Stateroom


Elbe River Cruise with Poland

Review for Viking Astrild to Europe - River Cruise

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penguinfan87
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We have been on other river cruises with other vendors. We heard that Viking was the best and wanted to see Berlin and Poland so we thought we would give Viking a try. We agree it's the best although also the most expensive. The service and accommodations were the best. Our tour director and ship director were extremely organized, helpful and had a great sense of humor. We have already booked ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Elbe river cruise

Review for Viking Astrild to Europe - River Cruise

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Dcohenuky
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was our first cruise ever and we chose a river cruise because of the smaller number of people on the cruise. Unfortunately, the water was too low for the cruise to occur. However the staff did their best to take us by bus to all of our destinations. Also added several additional experiences to make up for the loss of cruising. All in all, the experience was good but my average rating is based ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Viking cruises are great!

Review for Viking Astrild to Europe - River Cruise

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sbunney
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I have been on one previous Viking cruise and loved it. This cruise on the Astrild did not disappoint us. We had a wonderful time. We traveled with friends and had many opportunities to visit with them, as well as meet fellow travelers. There were many activities in which to participate on board. Our shore excursions were very well organized and met the different ability levels ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Elegantly enjoyable

Review for Viking Astrild to Europe - River Cruise

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Itti
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this route because we are interested in Reformation history, medieval architecture, and we had been on Danube, Rhine, Rhone, and Main. Astrild is smaller (94 guests) than other Viking longboats but has all the same amenities in suites, dining room, lounge, etc. The balcony (rooms on the right side; rooms on the left have French doors and a rail but no place to sit) is actually useful on ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Elegant Elbe was Wonderful

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JohnEIreland
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Overall, we had a fantastic time. We chose this cruise initially because it included Berlin which had been on our bucket list for a few years - and it seemed overall like a great value (free air/all inclusive, etc.). We were more than a little reluctant because we had a poor experience on a large cruise ship and vowed we would never take another cruise. Even though we weren't able to actually ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Elbe River shy of water and modifications were made; no cruising :)

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beyla
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of interest in the history and evolvement these Eastern European countries; and a personal Polish ancestral history. We were very impressed with a previous Viking sailing and felt positive about booking with Viking once again. The modern baby longship was beautiful; the crews at both stationary ports were awesome; the local guides,Heike, Jana and Nandor were ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Outside Stateroom


No water!

Review for Viking Astrild to Europe - River Cruise

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scualum
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have taken many Viking river cruises. Unfortunately this was the non cruise cruise as the Elbe did not have enough water to allow the ships to navigate the river. Therefore we were bussed everywhere and there was zero cruising. If you take this route ask what months are best to give the chance of water in the river as apparently this happens quite a bit around the time we took the cruise. ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Enjoyable Trip

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Mauritag
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We had not been on a Viking Cruise prior to this trip and had always been told how marvelous they are. I can now fully understand the comments. Never having been in Berlin we were looking forward to seeing the city of such important parts of history. Our tour guide had lived behind the Berlin Wall. Her stories became a tremendous lesson of perseverance of life as she shared of her family ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


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