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Viking Astrild Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - River Cruise

Viking River
Viking Astrild
Europe River
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

12

Very Good

3

Average

2

Poor

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

18

River Cruises

16

Romantic Cruises

15

Luxury Cruises

5

First-Time Cruisers

4

18 Viking Astrild Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - River Cruise


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sbunney

1 Review Written

Viking cruises are great!

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My husband and I have been on one previous Viking cruise and loved it. This cruise on the Astrild did not disappoint us. We had a wonderful time. We traveled with friends and had many opportunities to visit with ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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sk99

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise replaced by bus tour

It was our second river cruise with Viking, we were happy with our previous cruise in France. This time was a big disappointment. As previous review stated the problem was low water level on Elbe. We understand that ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Dawn G.

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Elegant Elbe - Berlin to Prague

Arrived in Berlin and spent 2 nights at the Intercontinental. Lovely hotel, although the bathroom was interesting, there was a huge window above the bathtub so you couldn't leave the light on for a nightlight and ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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SandrtaOhme

1 Review Written

Best cruise ever

We wanted to go to places on this cruise. We were also intrigued by the smaller ship. We could not have been more pleased. This is my third river cruise and my favorite favorite. We were able to get too know ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Gayle 1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Elbe River Cruise

We chose this cruise as our third river experience, all with Viking, because we wanted another taste of reconstructed former Eastern Europe, and we were offered free air fare. We were in great hands from the moment ...
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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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ncpasally

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

GREAT SERVICE DESPITE THE LOW ELBE WATER

Viking is the best. The Astrid is a beautiful ship. The staff, especially our Program Director Radem, were terrific. The water in the Elba was too low to navigate as one point. Viiking let us know and offered ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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ld1220

1 Review Written

Viking's service and attention to detail is amazing

We choose the cruise on the advice of other people. We thought the food was excellent. The service provided by all the crew members impressive. I spilled a tomato based sauce on a white blouse at dinner one ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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gblew

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking river cruise on the Elbe

Wanted to try a river cruise. Chose Viking because it had a 2 for 1, and special on airline tickets . Also, excursions were included. It is called the elegance of the Elbe river. Started in Berlin and ended in ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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wnguerrieri

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Great Introduction to Viking River Cruises

Everything about the cruise was great. From our check in for the extra days in Prague till our check in Berlin everything exceeded our expectations. Our Cruise Direct Victoria was at both of those hotels. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Fred L avatar

Fred L

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Introduction to River Cruising

We chose this itinerary because I was interested in the recent history of the area covered by the cruise---World War II, the Iron Curtain, Glasnost. I was reminded of the profound effect that the Soviet occupation ...
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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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tedeigh

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Elbe River, Dry Run!

We were notified about 2 weeks prior to departure that, due to the low water level in the Elba River, we would be doing land cruises and change ships (floating hotels) mid trip. We almost cancelled but decided to ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Jeff salzwedel

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Berlin to Prague

This was our first river cruise and we could not have been happier. The ship "astrild" was on its maiden cruise but things went so smoothly you would have thought the crew had worked together for a long time. The ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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JDRogers

1 Review Written

Impression

The Elbe is the least senic of the trips that that I have been on the Rhine and the Danube are superior also the Mississippi. The only negative was on the food. The presentation and the service great. The ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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ccbaker

1 Review Written

Elegant Elbe

We choose the Elegant Elbe because of the cities we would see, the days before and after in Prague and Berlin, and also because we wanted to see this part of Europe. Since we had already had one Viking River ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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don9290

1 Review Written

We love Viking Cruises

This was our second Viking cruise. Our first was the Grand European which was 21 days including extra days in Amsterdam and Budapest. We really like the cruise portion of this trip. The changing hotels got old ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cruiser from Alabama

3 Reviews Written

The staff paid attention to every detail to make our trip an excellent adventure

We chose this cruise because it was affordable with free air and the destinations were of interest to us. We were not disappointed with anything. Our cruise director, captain, all other staff and especially our food ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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