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Viking Heimdal Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Heimdal
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15 Viking Heimdal Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

rcochran avatar


5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Spectacular itinerary, beautiful ship, great staff


This was our fourth Viking river cruise, this one traveling the Rhône River from Avignon to Lyon. Each river cruise has been very different due to the location, theme, and staff. All have been excellent. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018

Carolkeeney avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun, Informative and Relaxing

The timing was right and we had never visited any of the towns in France before. Viking was recommended to us by neighbors and friends. The large cruise ships had become too crowded, impersonal and not very ...
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Sail Date May 2018

mollybear2 avatar


1 Review Written

The entire experience was wonderful!

We were intrigued by the combination ability on this particular cruise. We wanted to see a lot of France and so we started on the Heimdal on the Rhone but after that week was over we took the high speed train to ...
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Sail Date March 2017

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2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever!

okay, lets get right to it. my wife and i just got back from our firsr river cruise on the rhone 1 week ago and it was awesome. i had many concerns based on previous negative reviews, all of which were unfounded. ...
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Sail Date October 2017

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scott morrison

1 Review Written

Provence / Avignon - Lyon

We stayed in Nice for 3 days prior to the cruise, which was a great way to see a wonderful city, while acclimating to the time difference. Viking met us at the airport and shuttled us to our hotel, where we met ...
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Sail Date July 2017

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our First Viking Cruise-Avignon to Lyon

This was our very first cruise of any kind, so we have nothing to compare it with. We had considered the South of France for a honeymoon when we got married 4 years ago-neither of us had been to France before. When ...
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Sail Date July 2017

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1 Review Written


The ship and crew were exceptional. They both have our highest recommendation. The food was delicious. It was perfectly prepared and served with style and elegance. The ship was kept clean and well maintained at ...
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Sail Date May 2017

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Suzanne Flynn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

"Lyon to Avignon: Provence Perfection"

Having so enjoyed the Rhine River Viking Cruise last Fall, we contacted our expert travel agent Jeffrey Elkin at VacationsToGo.com for booking our Provence cruise and air fare. My husband and I flew from Fort Myers, ...
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Sail Date May 2017

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2 Reviews Written

Our first but not last Viking cruise

We chose the French Provence cruise because we wanted to explore southern France and end it in Paris. Every port gave us an opportunity to see the cities and villages of France. While giving a wonderful place to ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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3 Reviews Written

Great food and service from Lyon to Avignon on the Heimdal

We wanted to sail down the Rhone River and sample Rhone wine. We like Viking cruises but we were disappointed with not getting to taste the various Rhone wine during our meals as we thought. They kept serving us ...
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Sail Date November 2016

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Two Awesome Weeks

I have always wanted to visit France. We chose the Paris, Burgundy, and Provence Trip. 4 days in Paris, 2 in Dijon, 1 in Lyon, then a week on the Viking Heimdal. The 6 days on land were absolutely wonderful. ...
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Sail Date October 2016

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1 Review Written


This was in celebration of a 30th wedding anniversary. We loved the attention to detail, the food and the excursions. The scenery was amazing. All the staff on board were super friendly and did everything that they ...
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Sail Date November 2016

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Sur La Pont

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Best so far

This was our fourth Viking cruise (supposed to be fifth but low water forced an unexpected cancelation previous year). All of our Viking cruises have been superb, this particular cruise exceeded that. Crew was ...
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Sail Date July 2016

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1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our Rhone Cruise

This was our second cruise the first being the Elbe. The boat was very well laid out,dining area was well equipped,very good lounge area and first class cabin. The cruise was along the Rhone although not as ...
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Sail Date August 2016

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Lets live

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Are standards slipping?

This was my 2nd river cruise with Viking and I have already booked my next one with them. Boat and service was up to the normal Viking standard, very good. Viking didn't recognise that we were 2nd time ...
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Sail Date May 2015

Viking Heimdal Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.6
Value For Money3.04.2
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