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Viking Europe - River Cruise Reviews

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Europe River
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5,793 Viking Europe - River Cruise Reviews


Ginni-1981 avatar

Ginni-1981

1 Review Written

Mixed views and unlikely to use Viking again

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Myself and friend booked this holiday over a year in advance and was looking forward to this for a long time so I can't help feeling then that the holiday itself was very anti-climactic. We opted for getting the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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kegmeister

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One Surprise After Another

The Elbe River cruise was originally intended to use one boat for the entire trip. But, about two weeks from embarkation we were advised by Viking that the water level of the river was too low and we may have to do ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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bryken

1 Review Written

Swiss Alps to Paris and everything in between

This was our 4th cruise on Viking and as usual it was absolutely amazing. The excursions were fantastic. We started with a walking tour of Zurich & then the cog rail to the Swiss Alps. Yes it was cold and snowing, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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cruisinggmak

1 Review Written

Romantic Danube with add on pre-cruise in Prague was amazing

We chose this cruise because we wanted a memorable time with my mother-in-law and step father-in-law and I wanted to see Prague. We knew from previous cruises that Viking would not disappoint. Traveling with ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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rmlngnbchr

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellence is defined by Viking

We had done the Danube on a previous trip. The decision to choose Paris and the heart of Normandy was my husband’s wish to visit the Normandy beaches. It was a good decision. There was lots of interesting ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Croatia2020

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Grand European Cruise exceeded our expectations!

We chose this tour because we could travel through Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Hungary and Czech Republic. Viking Gefjon is a beautiful ship with an outstanding, attentive crew. Our cabin was always fresh and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Janronm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Russia

The way Viking does everything well. It does Russia GREAT! We celebrated my birthday there with travel complains we met 10 years ago on a Viking cruise. The things we saw there were amazing. We felt very ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kruzer2019

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great service

I wanted to see the German cities along the Rhine. The views of castles and vineyards were spectacular. The ship moves silently along the river. We felt pampered the whole way by the attentiveness of the crew and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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sorlopp

1 Review Written

The perfect adventure made elegant and easy.

A friend and I decided to cruise on Viking on a spontaneous whim and I’m so glad we did. We enjoyed each stop on our journey and found a perfect blend of the guided tours and exploring on our own. Each day we did ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Carl0922

1 Review Written

Great Adventure

Why did I choose Viking? After watching PBS for years, I was captivated by the Viking commercials and told my wife that one day we would take a river cruise. The day came in Oct 2019. We( couple no kids) were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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rosapdx

1 Review Written

Beautiful and interesting ports of call

This cruise took us to many places we never thought we would see. Budapest and Vienna were beautiful! With one exception, all of the local guides were very good. The staff was wonderful in particular the Program ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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hagleml1

2 Reviews Written

Great Itinerary, poor cabin choice

Paris to Prague was a delightful itinerary, and the cruise had a very good price with free airfare. We normally book a veranda suite on Viking river cruises, but the explorer suite price was too good to pass up. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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pauljeselnick

1 Review Written

Cities of Light

We choose this cruise to celebrate our 30th anniversary and return to Europe after a long absence. We had a great time, met lot's of great people and visited some amazing places. Everything was first class and we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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pprodey

1 Review Written

Ship change

We started on Skadie, we loved everything about it. Especially the hospitality captain. The Dinner host went so far above & beyond it would be difficult to describe. Her services were so outstanding, they all ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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TomMcC

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most Beautiful Scenery

This was our fourth Viking River Cruise, ( plus one ocean vcruise), and our first that included a tour before the boat. The hotel in Lisbon was elegant, one of the best we’ve stayed at. The included excursions ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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brownkm4

1 Review Written

The attention to detail was amazing and the staff and crew wonderfully helpful.

We've never wanted to do an ocean cruise but were intrigued by river cruises. We chose Amsterdam to Basel because we have family in Basel and wanted to visit at the end. The ship itself was clean and easy to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kenjwinter

1 Review Written

August 2019, Pre trip in Nice then transfer to Avignon to Viking Heimdal on Rhone

Viking associates and guides could not have been more helpful or personable, excellent! Tues Aug 13. Check out at noon from pre trip in Nice, bags ready by 11am, 1:30 departure to ship with a 3 hr. 40 min drive ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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ktb246

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Loved the Christmas Markets, but not our favorite cruise

We chose this itinerary because we wanted to go to the markets and we were not disappointed! We started in Amsterdam (we have been there before) and then traveled to Kinderdijk, where we have also been before. We ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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LHucker

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing French food!

On this River Cruise, we joined two additional couples for the tour of Normandy. (Viking made coordinating with the other couples seamless, by the way even though we were traveling from three different cities.). ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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ccheitmeier

1 Review Written

The Rhine Getaway

The beauty and the history was the leading factor. I chose Viking because of the stellar reviews. The food was not as elegant as I expected. I probably was looking for more of richness of the French since we did ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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InsureFun

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

Extension in Prague was great, wonderful city but the Marriott they booked us at was the worst Marriott we ever stayed at. First there was construction noise all day, when we complained to the front desk the woman ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Rosanne H

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing Vacation

We were able to experience Paris and included the extension. Our guides Serge and Danka were a very valuable asset. The tips and tours of Paris and understanding the train system was a great benefit. Embarkation and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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darnellm

1 Review Written

Grand explorer cruise the best

What an incredible experience from Amsterdam to Prague. We saw so much of Europe. The staff was phenomenal and top notch all the way. The food was exquisite. If you had any food issues they were taken care of. The ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Dylann

4 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

A long saga of the last cruise of Viking Alsvin

We took the Paris to the Swiss Alps cruise in reverse from December 11-22, 2019 starting in Zurich. Viking has partnered with Marriott Hotels for accommodation pre- and post-cruise. The Hotel Renaissance is in the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Rotheme1

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Impartial Review - Pros and Cons - YOU decide!

I went with my parents for Christmas vacation. I will list the pros and cons. Pros: -The ship is well heated -The rooms and showers are clean -They will bend over backwards to accommodate you -Some ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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