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Magical Rhine River Experience

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Tialfi

UKRambler
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

From the moment we arrived at the airport in Amsterdam the service provided by the Viking “Tialfi” staff was more than we could have hoped for. The program director did a marvelous job of coordinating our excursions so that we made the most of our time in the historic and charming ports of call along the Rhine. The tour guides were very knowledgable and provided a good mix of history and culture ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


One of our most memorable trips ever!

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Tialfi

Carolina_80
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had curtailed travel for the past 3-4 years because of work, COVID, and parental caregiver responsibilities. During this time we achieved an age milestone, retired, and celebrated 40+ years of marriage. We wanted a special way to celebrate all of this so we chose Viking. This was our first Viking cruise and our first trip to this part of Europe. We liked the idea of the river cruise so that we ...
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Sail Date: January 2024

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Amazing adventure

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Alruna

AuD Crew
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

I absolutely loved my time on the Viking Alruna. This is the second Viking cruise I’ve been on and loved it just as much as the first one (first time with friends instead of family). The staff was amazing, the accommodations and food were great, the stops were fantastic. Special shoutout the BILLY, Alexandra, Van Allen, Laurentiu, Shemy, and Uri. All contributed to our time being enjoyable and ...
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Sail Date: January 2024

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Overland Bus Tour

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Osfrid

NorwaySuz
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose to go on a river cruise, thinking it would be as advertised—relaxing, immersive, and beautiful scenery along a river. We got a crowded bus tour with a view of the boat next to us 5 nights out of 8. Save your money. The Douro River tour is falsely advertised. It’s up early every day (before 7 am), get on a bus by 8:15 am, go to a location (no time for exploring), get a crowded tour by ...
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Sail Date: December 2023

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Taking That First Viking River Cruise in Europe - Treasures of the Rhine (Christmas-New Years Trip)

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Hlin

Irish In America LLC
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our first Viking River Cruises. We Sailed from Basel, Switzerland on the 23d on December 2023 on the Viking Ship Hlin up the Rhine River to Amsterdam. Our Original Viking Sister Ship the Alruna was not available for this River Cruise. Both ships are similar in design and service, and we transition into our A Veranda Stateroom with ease. Several of the Viking Service Staff were present to help ...
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Sail Date: December 2023

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior

Traveled with disabled person


Christmas markets cruise

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Vilhjalm

John John Anderson
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Went with a few friends and family to see the Christmas markets. I would recommend this to everyone. The 2 bad things were that they had a very heavy rainy season. This made getting from Passau to Budapest very challenging for the crew since we have to go under bridges. We did get stuck in Vienna for an extra night. That was not vikings first rodeo with theses issues. That made things happen so we ...
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Sail Date: December 2023


Kudos to the Captain and Crew

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Vilhjalm

SSTIES
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We were on the last ship to depart Passau for Budapest along the Danube for the Christmas Markets. We left on December 20th after a stay in Passau. We had rain and as the river began to rise it became questionable about making our destination in Budapest by ship. We were able to make our scheduled stops in Linz and in Krems. We departed Krems after the morning excursions in order to get ahead of ...
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Sail Date: December 2023


Viking 2023 Christmas river Cruise

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Vilhjalm

Lucy Deasy
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

the overall experience was really disappointing. I felt that Viking skimped on alot of small but very important items. First off, the buffet when we arrived on the ship was sparce, not many selections. However, the check in could not have been more efficient. We have been on close to 10 cruises so far and I would rate Viking at the lowest end of the cruises. Staff was great but there was ...
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Sail Date: December 2023

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


A Crushing Disappointment

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Sigrun

AHB58
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Christmas on the Rhine - that’ll be special and nice I thought. What a crushing disappointment that turned out to be, onboard Viking Sigrun. Chose Viking off the back of good online reviews and those of friends who had travelled with them, and expectations were high. Before even starting the trip Viking delivered disappointment . This trip was booked in the previous March and in June ...
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Sail Date: December 2023

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Christmas in Paris: First Cruise exceeded our expectations

Review for a Europe - River Cruise Cruise on Viking Radgrid

AnjaLovesTravel
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My husband and I initially had reservations about going on a cruise and opted for a smaller river cruise on the Seine as our initiation into cruising. Our entire trip was absolutely wonderful and far exceeded our expectations. One of the things that made us forever members of Viking Cruising was our experience at the airport. Pick-up was as promised, but we were absolutely thrilled to be shuttled ...
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Sail Date: December 2023


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