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Viking Gullveig Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Gullveig
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

24

Very Good

2

Average

4

Poor

11

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Romantic Cruises

44

Senior Cruises

19

River Cruises

14

Family Cruises

8

Entertainment Cruises

5

44 Viking Gullveig Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


THE GREAT ESCAPE avatar

THE GREAT ESCAPE

1 Review Written

Excellent way to see Europe

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Background Information: This was my 68 cruise cruising on 13 different cruise lines that include Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Holland America, Disney, Costa, Cunard, Viking, MSC, and Celebrity. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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KPlybon

2 Reviews Written

Dream Vacation of a Lifetime

We went on the Romantic Danube river cruise in Oct 2017. It was just a PERFECT vacation, better than we imagined. The staff on our ship was so friendly & caring. The food was incredible. One of our favorite ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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kjfrench

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

The Danube River Cruise is a SCAM

We just returned from the Danube river cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest. The cruise was very disappointing for several reasons. Besides the water level issue which I will explain later, our room on the first ship ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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aschultz

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

A cruise/bus tour on 3 ships in 8 days. Bus tours using cruise ships as hotels.

It was marketed as the best river cruise. I expected fine dining and wonderful cruising on the Danube River. The day before departure, we received an email that the river water is low and that we may have to be ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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normlori

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise that turned into an expensive bus tour!

Numerous friends recommended Viking River Cruises. We decided to treat ourselves to the Romanic Danube Cruise. The Viking brochure states, "It's pure pleasure to travel with such ease..to unpack just once and relax ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Patty Grove

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise AKA Asphalt Coach Tour!

We chose a river cruise because we wanted to travel by boat and expected to enjoy the views along the river and have the luxury of not unpacking daily. the reality of our vacation was that viking was not upfront ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Captain Stardust

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

On the Rhine Getaway cruise last year we had a fabulous time. The food was great, the trips, despite a couple of really rainy days, were enjoyable and informative. The evening entertainments were sparkling and the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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novanod

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not happy with missing 2 paid tours and 6 hrs extra bus rides even with refund

Our son and daughter in-law wanted to see Nuremberg again because my wife grew up there during the war.We wanted to see places we had never seen before in Europe. Taking this river cruise allowed us to do both. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Chris tee

1 Review Written

This the way to Cruise!

My first cruise but not my last. I was educated, spoiled, entertained and got to experience large and small communities. The service was outstanding - cannot say enough. The ship was cozy with plenty of spots to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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davida1228

1 Review Written

Great Cruise....I'll be back

Took the Viking Gullveig with friends. Loved the ports with local and informed tour guides.The Captain was outstanding, greeting the guests every time we boarded or left the ship. We were greeted at the airport, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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KPlybon

2 Reviews Written

Trip of a Lifetime!

We were part of a travel group through our local bank. There were 40 of us from this area that traveled together. The ship was fabulous! Everything about it was top-notch. The cabin was clean & comfortable, and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Bubblers

1 Review Written

Bonnie’s Viking Cruise

I chose this cruise by the suggestion of my travel agent. We ended up having fourteen of us. This cruise was absolutely wonderful. We started at Budapest which was our embarkation with no issues, from there we went ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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hollycas

1 Review Written

Food, Fun and amazing scenery. Who could ask for more

Probably one of the best trips I have had in my life! I have to admit since this was my first Viking adventure I didn’t know what to expect and was a little hesitant to stay 8 days on a boat, but WOW what a ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Physprof

1 Review Written

Totally Enjoyable Holiday

We had never done a tourist cruise and had heard good things about Viking, so we decided to give it a try. It fit in with our usual trip to Germany, but the cruise took us to places where we had never been. All ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Micclay

15 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We chose this cruise as I always wanted to go on a river cruise. I did my research & knew about rivers being too high or too low, about be tied up to another boat etc. so I was prepared for the unexpected. We were ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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JimWebb3

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superlative service, accommodations and food

This was our first river cruise. We had heard good things about Viking from friends who took a similar cruise last year. Although the Danube water level was too low to make the last leg of the trip, Viking made ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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praused

1 Review Written

Fantastic Time - worth every penny!

My husband and I had an absolutely beautiful time on our first river cruise. The room was nice and very efficiently arranged. We had the good fortune to have great weather and were able to actually cruise the river ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Rgwolfe

1 Review Written

Enchanting Vacation, Romantic Vienna

This was an extremely well organized and enchanting experience. The service was superior, polite, professional but personable. Food was gourmet and had many choices. My husband and I celebrated our 20th year ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Sharon Rhodes

1 Review Written

Felt like a Queen!

We had never been on any sort of cruise before, but had been very curious about doing a River Cruise. When we saw the itinerary for this particular cruise, we decided to take the chance and book it. From the time ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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KingHarold

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pillaged by Viking

This cruise was a birthday gift and anniversary celebration in one, from my wife. We arrived a day early in Nuernberg to meet family and got to see the old city. I am glad we did, because, the river was low and ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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unhappyvikingrivercruiser

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Totally Dissatisfied

We chose this Viking River Cruise after watching ads and hearing from people how wonderful Viking is. We were supposed to leave from Nuremberg but unfortunately the Danube River was too low for the ship to come ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Sandra321

1 Review Written

Excellent experience!

The cruise was amazing, atmosphere really friendly and staff was really kind and friendly! Especially guest services desk really helpful! I really recommend Viking Gullvieg! Mimi, Zsofia, Debra, Roman and all staff ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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dar_brown99

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise on the Danube a Disappointment

We were not impressed with the cruise. We HAD been impressed by the pre-trip communications including the emailed recipes, which set a high bar for cuisine. I must first say that the staff were marvelous, and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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JimHolland

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Prague was amazing. Budapest beautiful day and night. Pasau a surprise.

We have enjoyed previous river cruise with Viking and we convinced our good friends to join our trip! We had the "usual" great quality on-board crew and staff. Food was great, off shore tours were wonderful and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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fbradyqaqc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The night sail on the river at Budapest is something not to be missed.

It was simply superb. 1st time on a cruise of any sort and aware neither of us are sailors and this concern proved not to be an item of consideraration throughout. Tha ship, facilities, standards were all ...
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Sail Date August 2016


Viking Gullveig Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.5
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.1
Service4.04.6
Value For Money3.04
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