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Viking Astrild River Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Viking Astrild
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18 Viking Astrild River Cruises Cruise Reviews


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lrobeson1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My First Viking River Cruise

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We traveled from Berlin to Prague on the Astrild. It was our first Viking Cruise and we were so impressed! The shore excursions were interesting and enjoyable. The amount of time spent at each location was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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this is no longer fun

1 Review Written

Elegant Elbe-Truly Elegant

Friends had told us that Prague was a must see city, and we had always wanted to visit Berlin. The Elegant Elbe seemed a perfect way to combine a history lesson and our desire to leisurely travel. The Astrild was ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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suemezzo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise to Prague for my birthday

We began our journey in Berlin which was such an interesting city and new to us. We were taken by coach to the embarkation point of Magdeburg stopping for a time in Potsdam. Everything was perfect. The ship ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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pinkyfox

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great choice

We wanted to go somewhere we had not been before so we chose the Elbe River. It was a wonderful cruise, I can't give it enough cudos. The crew were super and the Captain was the best. The Captsin was around all the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Phillygirl3

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent trip

After doing 3 previous Viking Cruises, we believed that this relatively new itinerary would be interesting and that Viking would provide a good experience and it did not disappoint on most levels. Hotels were in ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Optimizer125

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Over the top GOOD!

This was our first River Cruise and we had relatively high expectations when we arrived. Viking and everyone involved with the trip exceeded our expectations. From the moment we landed in Berlin to our departure ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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grandmababblejo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Must See Viking Astrild and Prague

Traveling with theater group Berlin-Prague. Viking Astrild is newer two deck, midsized ship that allows easy interaction between all guests. Crew was outstanding from day one and quickly picked up on individual ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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ksanders412

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Elegant Elbe

This tour was one of the first to Eastern bloc countries and was incredibly interesting - part of the world we had never been to. The tour director was very helpful and had great suggestions. We especially enjoyed ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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donmae

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service and Cruise

Wanted to cruise Elba River and visit cities along the way. Unfortunately the river didn't want to cooperate and we were able to sail only one day. Staff on both ships, had to change ships in middle of cruise, did ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Texas Quilter

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing cruising!

I have had absolutely excellent service from the Viking staff...the excursions are wonderful, all food is superior, the accommodations are very, very comfortable. The shampoo, shower gel smells wonderful, I always ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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tmsdms

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Elbe Cruise 9/2015

As always (our 5th Viking cruise) Viking did an amazing job. The fact that the eastern part of Germany and Europe was suffering a severe drought and the Elbe had record level low water did not spoil the trip. While ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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MaryRG

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Elbe trip

Our November Elbe cruise only sailed one day due to low water of the river, but it was an excellent trip. The entire Viking staff and crew met our every need and arranged memorable tours and programs. Victoria ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Nikki Stein

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

River Cruise by Bus

Our trip had a lot going against it--we couldn't cruise due to low water and had cold, rainy weather. Even so, everyone worked hard to make it a memorable trip and ensure that we visited the scheduled sites and had ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Akochan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Touring the Elbe.

We booked with the knowledge of the low water condition so were not at all surprised that the ships remained moored. However the use of two identical and new ships as floating hotels worked well. Everything was ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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carolazitzmann

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

No Cruising on the Elbe River

We were already in Germany when we were notified that we could not cruise because of low water. Having traveled with Viking before we thought it would still be a wonderful trip, which it turned out to be. The Berlin ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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mhedoct6

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise, all things considered

My husband and I, together with two friends, were on the Elegant Elbe cruise in June, on the very new Viking Astrild. We were VERY lucky that the river level cooperated throughout our tour. The Elbe was very low ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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jcinpa2015

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking's Failure to Forthright

While water levels on the Elbe River precluded sailing, it was Viking's unforgivable failure to notify its customers of the situation in a timely fashion that makes their reputation seem suspect if not undeserved. ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Donna Zurich

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Astrild Maiden Voyage Elba Elegant

I am a very fit first time Viking river cruiser. Our first contact was in Berlin with Bojan Bozic our Program Director. He accompanied us throughout our trip, very knowledgeable, helpful and always smiling. There ...
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Sail Date May 2015


Viking Astrild Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.6
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment4.04.4
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation2.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.5
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.4
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