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Viking Gefjon Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Gefjon
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

32

Very Good

1

Average

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

34

Romantic Cruises

27

River Cruises

19

Entertainment Cruises

11

Luxury Cruises

10

34 Viking Gefjon Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


Grandma Rainbow avatar

Grandma Rainbow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise, exceeded all expectations

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I loved everything about this cruise (except the weather which was cold and rainy). Our cruise went from Budapest Hungary to Amsterdam. Castles, vineyards, beautiful scenery, churches, shopping, history, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Lampps

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Well drilled.

brochures and promo not accurate. We knew low bridges would restrict us from using the sun deck at time. But not for days on end. We knew at some ports of call we would be double and triple banked. It happened too ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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LindyLou2017

1 Review Written

Best holiday ever

I highly recommend this trip. We are actually looking at doing it again but in the opposite direction. We were in the lowest level on the boat and the rooms were fantastic. Good sized closets, excellent shower, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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davidw9110

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising among castles

We travelled on Viking 3 years ago and our friends have heard all the stories. 2 of them asked if we wanted to go again with them from Budapest to Amsterdam and there was no hesitation, we accepted. Our only ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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jordyspice

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best time of my life.

The itineraries and destinations were all places that I wanted to see. One of the highlights is actually one of the more simple things though- the scenic cruising days that we would spend on the sun deck sailing ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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chouinard

1 Review Written

Dream vacation on the rivers of Europe

Another great cruise by Viking... Met some wonderful friends, dined 3 times a day with our new friends from USA & Australia. Meals were exceptional, staff were attentive, loved going to dining room. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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tabroz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beyond My Expectations

We are not into cruising but the concept of a river cruise where everyday you were in a different town with planned excursions appealed to me. I also did not have high expectations of the cruise itself thinking it ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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joseph1930

1 Review Written

Personal attention given to me and to each Guest!

What can i say. All our needs were handled in a superb manner and i can honestly say, no need was unmet. The cruise director was great!!! and was very thorough in telling the guests in detail the events of the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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chr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Prior cruises paled in comparison!

We moved into a community of active cruisers. Having never river cruised, they explained what we were missing, and the Viking Gefjon cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam proved them right! From the welcoming at the ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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dgibbs1037

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don & Ginny Aug 16 Vacation

Great trip with many stops through Europe. Ship was in wonderful shape, almost new condition. Crew from the Captain on down were fantastic, all were excellent personnel. Made friends with several of them. ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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dbvlo68

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding in Every Way

We chose this cruise because we had heard good reports about Viking, and we also liked the length and destinations of this cruise. We had been to several of the stops along the way before, but we wanted to return ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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kaydean53

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Dream come true!

My husband surprised me with this cruise to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. A Rhine River/Danube River cruise was at the top of my wish list, but I never dreamed that this would become a reality. The whole ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Jerry C

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Grand European Tour

Absolutely the best vacation we ever took. The crew was super the food was super and the tours extremely good. Everyone on the ship went out of their way to make sure things were best in class. We expect to choose ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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RonBrandich

1 Review Written

A Trip of a Lifetime~~~Viking Gefjon on the Danube!

This was our very FIRST River Cruise and it WON'T be our LAST EITHER!! Everything was so-so much better than an Ocean Cruise for sure and we've been on 20+ Ocean Cruises! Was it more Expensive....Absolutely No ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Fred Perry

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Grand European Cruise - Budapest to Amsterdam - Aboard Viking's Gefjon

We had the time of our lives. Even though one of us was limited in walking abilities, due to an injury, the staff did their utmost to make sure we both had an enjoyable experience. There is even a "Gentle" walking ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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deanra

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

30th Anniversary Celebration

Itinerary - it took us through the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and Hungary. Our room was conformable, maybe a little smaller than the usual hotel room, but everything we needed was there, including bath ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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CruzerCarol

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!

I can't say enough about our wonderful journey on this beautiful Viking longboat. The staff were absolutely amazing...every one of them warm, caring and always smiling. The organization of embarking, daily tours, ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Happy Cruiser 1947

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

BEST CRUISE EVER!!!

WOW.......We've been "LOOKING" at a Viking River Cruise for YEARS, but never pulled the "TRIGGER" because of the PRICE!! SO.......2 First Cousins and their spouses and my wife and I talked about doing this ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Elizabeth Phillips

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Loved sitting at different tables each lunch and dinner and meeting new people.

Went on the new Viking Gefjon on the Danube Waltz. Loved the locations where we stopped, loved the bus tours around the cities, loved just sitting on the deck when the younger travelers went on other explorations, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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preschoolmom

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

An Amazing and Memorable Cruise!!

This was a wonderful cruise - something you will never forget. The rooms are great, good food and love that you get free drinks with lunch and dinner. Met some wonderful friends and the crew was friendly and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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J. Corke

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Rhine Rhapsody

We arrived in Paris where we spent two wonderful nights at the L''Hotel du Collectionneur, where Viking included a Paris City Tour...the city of lights! We also saw the Arc de Triomphe, Opera Garnier Palace, Louvre ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Murph the Surd

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alone and Recovering from Surgery

While I might have planned my surgeries at a more convenient time if given the opportunity my trip was saved by the great help I received by the staff of the Gefjion. The cruise director saved the day for me from ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Patrick71

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Danube to Rhine

The cruise was First Class. Some issues as we did not take the Viking precruise hotels or air fare. When we did finally locate the ship in Budapest, Tour Director acted like it was our fault that we did not know ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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JRinSC

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Viking Gefjon

Gefjon - July 2015: It was indeed a trip of a lifetime, and Viking did a great job! Everyone, from a deckhand to the Captain, did everything that they could to make it so for us -- and we really appreciated it. We ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Debora55

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking - Excellent in handling low water situation

We were one of the ships that was caught up in the low water problems. The change to another ship was handled so well we could not believe. It was amazing - so smooth, whilst we heard guests from another cruise line ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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