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The South of France on the Viking Buri

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shipahoygal
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We selected this cruise because we wanted to see the south of France and this seemed like a nice way to accomplish that. Prior to this, we had not taken a river cruise and thought that this would be a memorable experience. It was! It was great to have Viking take care of the travel arrangements and transfers, making that part of our trip worry free. After arriving in Marseille, we were ...
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Sail Date: July 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Constantly surprised and delighted!

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Nickl60
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Friends had recommended Viking River Cruises. Everything exceeded expectations. Food, cabin, tours were uniformly excellent. All crew members were attentive. Whenever the slightest inconvenience arose our crew chief, Susie, miraculously appeared on the scene to fix things. On our final departure we had a problem with the airline, but Viking representatives never left our side until ...
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Sail Date: May 2016

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Outstanding trip - Viking knows how to provide both elegance and comfort.

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MerrilH
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Our trip started in Lyon and ended in Nice. (We did the extension.) The Staff and Crew of the Buri paid attention to virtually every detail with warmth and friendliness. The accommodations were lovely. The bed was very comfortable and details such as 110-120v outlets in key places in the state room were so helpful. The food was outstanding as was the service in both the dining room and the lounge. ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: French Balcony


A Royal Viking River Cruisee Debacle

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jfbreyer
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our second Viking River Cruise and we were excited at the beginning because our first cruise had been such a delight. We took the Portraits of Southern France cruise in late September/early October 2015. We were warmly welcomed when we boarded the Viking Buri in Chalon sur Saone. Within hours, the ship’s management informed us that passengers boarding from another Viking cruise had ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


Informing arriving guests of active gastroenteritis infection

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lamone
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Boarded Viking Buri 9/27/15 from Chalon France for Portraits of Southern France 8 day cruise. Checked in, welcomed, and then unpacked in our stateroom. Later we reviewed the cruise materials. Read a notice: Opening paragraph, "As you have already been informed by our Program Director, a few passengers on board are currently suffering from gastrointestinal illness." We'd been on board maybe an ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Perfection in Provence, France

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laurenkimmell
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Absolutely amazing week in the South of France from Avignon to Lyon. The staff is unbelievably attentive to your every need and will do the utmost to offer something incredible that you didn't know existed. The executive chef (female) and the sous chef (male) just grabbed us and waltzed around the dining room with my husband and I, what a treat. Their food was a "party-in-your-mouth" each meal ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Fantastic Trip!

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Keukamimi
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

To celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary, my husband and I researched many options. We had done ocean cruises, but had never been on a river cruise. After consideration, we decided to take the Viking River Cruise on the Rhone and Saone Rivers in France. Along with our son, his wife, our daughter and her husband, we sailed on the Viking Buri for seven days from Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saone. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2014


The Rhone river is not the Rhine (by a long shot)

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tomcona
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Buri is a beautiful ship with a wonderful staff. Every meal was a great experience and the service was excellent. The Rhone river is another story. The river has a muddy brown color the entire length of the cruise and was overloaded with branches, trees, logs and trash the first 3 days out of Avignon. If there was anything to see along the waterway you'll never know for the river banks on both ...
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Sail Date: October 2014


Overpriced and Underdelivered

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groeiss
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

From the very beginning of this cruise things went wrong. Due to the changing of ports we missed the first nights dinner due to our late arrival, although they did serve us cold soup and a stale sandwich. Captain was aloof, restaurant manager was rude and organization of excursions was day to day. The guides were hard to understand, rushed us through the sites and were not well informed. Some of ...
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Sail Date: October 2014


River Moored

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acrylic_dva
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Well, this was our first River Cruise and we were excited. However we were a little put back when 2 days before we left we were told the first part of the trip was out due to high river levels. So we stayed moored at Lyon for 3 days. We had just 2 days cruising and another 2 moored in Avignon. The sun deck was closed the entire time we cruised and the bar was very limited in wine choice until they ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


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