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The Embla
Vineyard near Ardèche Gorge (optional shore excursion)
The first lunch on board.
Outdoor hot pools at Szechenyi public baths in Budapest
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The Keukenhof Gardens and other spectacular sights from Amsterdam to Budapest

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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Tajar
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We were looking for a small ship, river tour in Europe and this Viking Cruise seemed to be ideal. I had always wanted to see the tulip gardens when they were in full bloom as well as to spend time in Amsterdam, Vienna and Budapest. (Although 2 days in each place is hardly enough time to do them justice, it was a good introduction!) We were pleased that there was no casino, no pressure to buy ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Mixed: lots of good; some not so good

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - All

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Oscar Cruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We liked the itinerary. The cities we visited were all interesting. Day time cruising along picturesque sections of the rivers was great. Food was always good and sometimes very good. Some of the excursions were excellent; others had too much talking and there was very little takeaway. Cruise director was unsympathetic, even when things beyond our control changed. The ship was comfortable ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Heaven on the Rhine (and Main and Danube……)

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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CarolScott
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because a) I wanted to be away for 2 weeks and b) the Rhine has been on the bucket list for ages. There were only 73 guests on board, not unusual for the first voyage of the season apparently. There were 4 Brits on board, including us, and 2 Canadians. The rest of the guests were American. Our fellow guests were a delight. They were interesting and interested in the ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite

Traveled with disabled person


Viking is incredible

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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scarborofare638
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

First let me tell you this was Passage to Eastern Europe. Our ship was supposed to be the Aegir, but was switched to the Embla at the last minute. This was our third Viking River Cruise having done the Rhine Getaway and the Romantic Danube. While on the Danube cruise, I asked our program director, George, which was his favorite cruise. He said Passage to Eastern Europe. Consequently, we booked ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Russian delight

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - River Cruise

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ernml1964
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

We arrived in Moscow 2 days early and were totally amazed at how clean the city was and how friendly all the people were. Our hotel in Moscow (Raddison) was like a palace. The food in the hotel was good also. We went to a local Ukranian restaurant and had a great time, the food was great, the waiters were fun and we felt like we knew everyone when we left. Shopping was also fun in Moscow. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


The good was OK, but bad was horrid

Review for Viking Emerald to Asia River

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jsn55
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is an EXTREMELY long report; I don’ seem to be able to anything halfway. Please read it knowing that we are NOT tour people. We don’t like regimentation and we surely do not want to get up at 5am every day of our “vacation”. I have years of experience planning and managing events, and I am quite persnickety. We’ve done many cruise-tours with Grand Circle and Avalon. They have been great, ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


October 2019 Danube river cruise

Review for Viking Prestige to Europe - River Cruise

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Astropat
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was a birthday present for my 60th birthday and something I always wanted to do. My family sent myself and my husband on a Danube river cruise on the Viking Prestige. My husband wasn't that keen as doesn't enjoy organised trips and finds cruising a not particularly sustainable holiday choice but agree to go. He was also concerned that it would not be active enough for us, The trip was ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with French Balcony


Awesome Tour director (Viola) helpful and efficient staff. Wonderful tours.

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Marilyn Brat
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Visiting Eastern Europe and Germany was a bucket list vacation for my husband and I. The entire 23 day experience was amazing. The cuisine on board was top notch which often featured local dishes where we visited that day. Tours were led by informative tour guides. Quiet boxes were provided to each guest daily which proved very useful in a noisy tour setting. We enjoyed various kinds ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Truly a cruise of a lifetime

Review for Viking Embla to Europe - All

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yanks7
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

As we discovered on our other Viking cruise (Tulips snd Windmills), Viking really does pay amazing attention to every detail and just does an excellent job. Service - terrific! Food - scrumptious and plenty of it! Wines - excellent, and fun to try local vintages. A highlight? There are so many to talk about. Budepest was a revelation - we just loved the city and its people. Melk Abbey was ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Awesome Danube cruise

Review for Viking Prestige to Europe - River Cruise

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careanimalclinic
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We always wanted to cruise the Danube and this cruise didn’t disappoint! Perfect from start to finish! Sailing was perfect in October, sunny and warm the whole time-of course that is not always guaranteed. All the stops were fun and informative. The food and staff were excellent, and the scenery was exceptional. The excursion’s were all top-notch. They provided awesome guides and really delved ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Suite


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