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Viking Paris Cruise Reviews

Viking River
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528 Viking Paris Cruise Reviews


bikechic avatar

bikechic

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Paris during the 2019 strike: complicated, beautiful and worth it

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We chose this itinerary mostly to see Paris, but the other ports were quite wonderful, too. This sailing left from Paris during the great Strike of December 2019, which added some unexpected drama to the tale and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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kannen

1 Review Written

great shore excursions

This was our first river cruise and we wanted to see France, so the Paris to Normandy cruise was an attractive option. The shore excursions and the guides were wonderful. We did the optional Highlights of Paris ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Runnergirl1740

1 Review Written

Paris to Normandy

We had heard about Viking from friends that had traveled with you previously. It didn’t disappoint. We purchased the 3 day pre excursion time in Paris. The Marriott Hotel in downtown was clean but old and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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z6970018

2 Reviews Written

Paris & the Heart of Normandy Cruise

I choose this cruise because I wanted to go to Normandy to celebrate being this year marked 75 years since World War II. I had cruised prior with Viking on the Danube and I knew the type of cruise experience they ...
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Sail Date April 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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honi2005

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

We had a wonderful time!

We wanted to see Normandy, the D-Day Memorial and visit Paris again. We did not stay in Paris before the cruise, as we have been to Paris three times. Our Embarkation and Disembarkations went very well. We had no ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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raeikenbary

1 Review Written

Amazing!

Highly recommend Viking River Cruise!! The staff was amazing, food was fabulous, organization was superb, housekeeping was perfect!!! Everything was wonderful! Embarking and disembarking were very smooth. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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TheUngamer1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking Hild - Paris to Switzerland - Oct 2019

10 Day Cruise: 2 nights at Paris Hotel before, 2 nights at Zurich hotel after. Exemplary staff were genuinely friendly and attentive and it set an overall friendly tone with all the cruisers. They truly went ...
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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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Mac70

1 Review Written

Fantastic

This was our first river cruise and it exceeded our expectations. From the moment we came off the plane we were met with people who had an attention to every detail. The ship was stylish and spotless. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ccarrick

1 Review Written

Beautuful Europe

Loved flying into Paris, spending time there, traveling to Germany, Luxemborg, Switzerland and altering further travel to Warsaw, Poland before returning home. The excursions were outstanding. Adequate timet to ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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reeldoc

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good with one glaring exception

My wife's father was in the D-day invasion and we wanted to visit the Normandy beaches. Pros of this line and ship: Excellent staff Good itinerary Good food Clean Excellent handling of air ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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amtatom

1 Review Written

We are Viking converts!

My husband and I have taken two Holland American ocean cruises in the past, but this was our first Viking cruise. Even though we enjoyed our HA cruises and would sail with them again, we will always look at Viking ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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billmccoubrey

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing trip of a lifetime

We had always wanted to see France and had been receiving information on Viking tours for years without paying much attention. However almost a year before sailing, as we entered our 45th year of marriage, we ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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mikerem48

11 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

July 2019 - Cruising the Wine Country and then into the Alps

My wife and I have been on numerous cruises (22+) throughout the world on various cruise lines over the years. This was our fourth cruise with Viking; the previous cruises were in China, Egypt and the Grand ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Zitdoc

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

City of Lights

Just returned from our first cruise with Viking. In all, there were amazing and some disappointing parts to the trip. On the positive, the food was close to the best I have ever had on a cruise. This was our ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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AZmon

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our First River Cruise...loved it!

This was our first river cruise, first time with Viking, and first trip to Europe. Throughout the entire journey, the Viking staff was very attentive, well-trained and polite. They truly want their passengers to ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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chef58

3 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

We have cuised on Viking's Sea going ships and wanted to try their Longboats.

We chose this cruise because of the extension of Zermatt and Geneva. We had been to Zermatt years before and the call of the Matterhorn was before us, We were not so interested in the small towns in Germany ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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mt1657

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Trip to Paris

This was our third Viking River Cruise (previously did 7 day Rhine and 7 day Danube, both of which I cannot recommend highly enough). Viking does an outstanding job, somethings I wish I had taken into consideration ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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janlahayne

1 Review Written

What a great time

We jointed friends who were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and had a wonderful time. This was our first river cruise, and we loved the smaller number of people and the included excursions. The food was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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csusanhoward

1 Review Written

Paris to Normandy and Back

We were interested in returning to Paris and visiting the Normandy coast. We booked the pre-extension in Paris and found the tours offered were what we were looking for. The Viking representative in the hotel ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Will Work to Travel

1 Review Written

Worth the wait

My husband and I had enjoyed one previous Viking river cruise (Danube Waltz), and we planned and booked this trip nearly 21 months in advance. I have a particular interest in World War II history and have visited ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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JPond

1 Review Written

Our amazing time with Viking!!!

We saw Viking advertisements while watching Downtown abbey on PBS. We felt it best served our needs to the countries we wanted to see and they had wonderful food and excursion choices. We absolutely had a ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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sclou

2 Reviews Written

Our week aboard the Rolf was filled with wonderful surprises

I was leafing through a catalogue of Viking River Cruises that had arrived in the mail, and noticed the description of a trip from Paris to Rouen and back. I had toured and loved Normandy as a teenager long ago, and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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ILOVEJOANIE9669

1 Review Written

Almost flawless

For a very long time I have wanted to visit Monet's house and garden at Giverny and the visit was well worth the wait , even the the weather was unseasonably hot. Also had an unforgettable day at the Normandy ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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