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Viking Heimdal Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Heimdal
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16 Viking Heimdal Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

France Friendly


Did the Rhine and now wanted to see France. Exceptional arrangements made by viking to stay in Nice for three days prior to departure. Flights could have been scheduled better. Long waits.The service was ...
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Sail Date September 2018

skaralekas avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our 1st cruise ever & we can't wait until our next Viking cruise

We chose this cruise because of country/route/itinerary, size of ship, Viking's reputation, and the excellent price of the cruise and airfare. My husband and I have traveled extensively but had never been on a ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking does a great job

First river cruise. - everything was efficient, well-organized, great staff, interesting on-board activities (silk industry / wine tasting / piano player in lounge - very talented and amiable) inspiring excursions ...
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Sail Date October 2017

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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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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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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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1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Viking Heimdal - Avignon to Lyon - 29th March 2017

Itinerary 29/03/17 Fly from London Heathrow to Marseille then coached to Avignon to embark on “Viking Heimdal” for 7 night cruise to Lyon. 30/03/17 Moored in Tarascon and coached to Arles. ...
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Sail Date March 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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2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

French River Cruise Lyon to Avignon

This was our second cruise with Viking. The first one was Budapest to Amsterdam which we enjoyed so much we decided to book this one. It was a lovely cruise through the French wine region. Our only negative was ...
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Sail Date August 2016

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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceptional experience thanks to the crew!

This was a multi-generational vacation, and we considered the location, number of days, ease of traveling to and from, and ship size. Viking River cruises have a great reputation, and this trip certainly lived up ...
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Sail Date August 2016

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David Lamb

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beware those 'cheap' flights.

I booked with Viking Australian office. I said I would use flyer points to get an upgrade, which should be possible as I was booking 8 months ahead. The 'manager' seemed quite helpful. Closer to the cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2015

Redtravel avatar


25 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes

Viking does a good cruise

I booked a package directly from Viking including RT air, 7 night cruise from Avignon to Chalon sur Saone, 3 night extension in Paris, and all transfers. We flew into Marseilles where a representative took us to a ...
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Sail Date March 2015

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1 Review Written

Portraits of Southern France on a very new ship

We thoroughly enjoyed our first river cruise with Viking, and have already booked another for next year. The ship is one of the new ones, and it was great. The staff is always doing whatever they can to lkeep you ...
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Sail Date June 2014

Viking Heimdal Ratings

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