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Europe Viking Forseti Europe Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
233 reviews
Wine Tourism office in the commune of Margaux
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Cellars at Chateau Leoville Poyferre.
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Chateau Palmer
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The Viking Forests docked at Libourne
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Bravo, Bordeaux
"The opportunity to add on three nights in Paris post-cruise was appealing to Angela, who had never been to France, and the cruise through Bordeaux appealed to Tom, a wine enthusiast.The bonus was all the wonderful and interesting people we met on the cruise, many, if not most, who had cruised with Viking multiple times before...."Read More
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French Wine Country Review

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Miss Jess
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We started in Paris with a few extra days tacked on to the front of the trip. Viking reps met us at the airport and made sure the transfer to hotel went smoothly. Same with our return flight, a Viking reps was there to help. We took a high speed train to Bordeaux. Again, Viking members helped. We were able to get on the ship right away. Crew was excellent!! Onboard enrichment and land tours were ...
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Sail Date: June 2024


Relax and enjoy the wine

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Bird park
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Our wine cruise led us to different areas of the Bordeaux region with explanations what we were about to sample. The tours to the city of Bordeaux and other towns were led with outstanding local guides who knew the INS and outs of their subject. One of the tours we enjoyed the most was the visit to the market with our chef. He had us sample delicious food through the market, fresh dates which ...
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Sail Date: June 2024


Love the boat, skip the Loire Valley extension

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Heyday2
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoyed the amazing and organized service the Viking crew provided on the cruise, the tasty food options that easily accommodated our GF/DF diet, and enjoyed most of the daily excursions. Our favorite excursions included Cognac blending, oyster farming, and the wine tastings. We signed up for the premium alcohol package and loved having the added experience of tasting nicer wines with dinner. ...
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Sail Date: June 2024


The name says it all : Chateaux, Rivers and Wine

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Dave and Beth
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was our first Viking river cruise, and we had a great time! The ship is beautiful, the crew members are consistently professional and personable, the food is terrific, and the excursions are educational and informative. The ship doesn't go very far - it's not like a Rhine or Danube cruise. But then, there is so much to see within a few miles of the city of Bordeaux. In fact, the entire ...
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Sail Date: May 2024


Amazing trip!

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QoR
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This trip was so much fun and so well-planned and executed by Viking and the crew and staff on the ship. Every detail was attended to, and nothing left to chance. I used to run Olympic hospitality programs, and I know what goes into making a memorable trip for your guests. Bravo Viking Forseti! While the weather was not perfect (it rained a lot!), the excursions were still memorable and ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

Traveled with children


May in Bordeaux, France

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AVB-AMG
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This is a wonderful river cruise for anyone who is loves wine and is curious to learn more about how some of the world's best wines are produced. This particular river cruise does not travel very far on the Gironde and Garonne rivers, yet provides a very comfortable venue to tour many of the regions historical chateaus and world-renowned vineyards. The various choices of included and optional ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

Traveled with children


Best ever traveling with Viking River cruise

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Mike Bols
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Everything was excellent ,far above our expectations. Viking did its best to make sure we had a great vacation from meeting us at the airport ,to wining and dining us every day.The staff was always available to help us with tours ,questions on the local cities we visited. We felt very comfortable and safe on the ship.Our rooms were adequate and cleaned daily.The ship Was wonderful with plenty ...
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Sail Date: April 2024

Traveled with children


An Exceptional Cruise Experience

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Ageohagen
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This being my first river cruise, I was unsure of what to expect. After viewing many videos and researching Viking, I placed them on a high pedestal. I must say everything exceeded my expectations in every way. The ship, excursions staff, crew, cuisine were superb. The cultural, educational and historical aspects of the excursions were truly enlightening. I gleaned lots of information as it ...
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Sail Date: April 2024

Traveled with children


Not a typical river cruise

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zoboyu
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Partially due to inclined weather conditions, the cruising part of this trip has been dramatically reduced. Majority of the excursions fall under the side of 'a bit boring' category. Fortunately, we booked the pre-cruise excursion that highlighted the whole experience, otherwise, the river cruise part alone would not earn my praise at all. While the executive chef made the daily dinner ...
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Sail Date: November 2023


Overall Good, but aspects were disappointing

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BroFronk
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We recently completed the Bordeaux river cruise with Viking. The overall experience was good, but a couple aspects of the cruise were disappointing. Firstly, the staff were generally very courteous, professional and well trained. A couple exceptions, but overall excellent service. The Forseti is a beautiful boat, but the ship was missing a gym, hot tub and bikes. I noticed the Uniworld ...
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Sail Date: September 2023


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