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Viking Rinda Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Viking Rinda
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Excellent

27

Very Good

4

Average

1

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River Cruises

41

Senior Cruises

32

Romantic Cruises

26

Family Cruises

17

Entertainment Cruises

11

32 Viking Rinda Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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z6970018

2 Reviews Written

Paris & the Heart of Normandy Cruise

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I choose this cruise because I wanted to go to Normandy to celebrate being this year marked 75 years since World War II. I had cruised prior with Viking on the Danube and I knew the type of cruise experience they ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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reeldoc

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good with one glaring exception

My wife's father was in the D-day invasion and we wanted to visit the Normandy beaches. Pros of this line and ship: Excellent staff Good itinerary Good food Clean Excellent handling of air ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Leonard1947

1 Review Written

Another great Viking cruise

My wife had never been to France even though we’ve travelled on six continents. So we planned this week on the Rhône to be followed by a week on the Seine, and then a week in an apartment in Paris. We arrived ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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dearcarolh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing way to see France

We enjoyed the pre-tour of Paris. It gave us time to relax and adjust to the time change before we sailed. The tour director was great, always available to help with our questions. We liked the choices of tours ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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SkeeterB2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Absolutely wonderful experience!!

We had received brochures from Viking for several years, but until we both retired we didn’t take them “seriously”. Once we made the decision to book a cruise we researched the options, spoke with friends who ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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petenpeg1982

1 Review Written

Trip of a Lifetime

The Rinda trip from Paris to Normandy was spectacular. I loved the port stops in Vernon/Giverny, Rouen and Les Andelys. The ship was gorgeous, the food was amazing and the crew were a delight. A couple of ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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R+A4Evr

1 Review Written

Our 1st River Cruise--Already Planning our Next One with Viking

This trip was amazing from the start. We were met by Viking representatives that had a desk at the airport. We were driven from the airport to the Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel. We had no idea that it would ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Romuld3

1 Review Written

First but not our last!

The only river cruise I could get my husband to agree to because it was going to Normandy. However, we both loved the whole trip! The cabin, the food, the crew were all outstanding! The views of the French ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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TJB71

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

France's Finest, Paris to Normandy Half -- It Really Was !

We decided to see France in style and comfort, and we certainly did! - We arrived at Charles de Gaule at 9 AM on Easter Sunday, and were met by a Viking driver in a black Mercedes--just for us. Then, off to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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river cruzer

1 Review Written

Our best vacation ever.

We decided to take a Viking River Cruise just because it looked like a good thing to try for our first trip abroad. And we were not disappointed! Starting with our flight. We chose the round trip air option from ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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redcount1

1 Review Written

A quick view of the Paris region

We did the Viking Rhine cruise last year and wanted to see Paris & the Normandy excursion seemed to fit our needs this year. As usual, our cabin was nice & they kept it that way as well as the whole ship. We found ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Central CA Traveler

2 Reviews Written

Amazing cruise to Vernon and Normandy

We were a party of eight traveling with our family and friends. Our special pleasure was traveling with our eighteen and fourteen-year-old granddaughters that made our trip so wonderful. We particularly enjoyed ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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pavlova1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Normandy Excursion

The chance to see the site of the World War 2 Invasion was one major reason for the choice. Also my first experience of Paris. Airport greeting, embarkation, disembarkation and airport return were exceptional. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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CLong55

1 Review Written

Very relaxing, beautiful views, great tours, food and service

Recommendations of family members and friends led us to the VIking River Cruise. We were not disappointed! We loved the smaller ship, the somewhat slower pace. Everything was perfect! We have been on several ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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DJBenioff

1 Review Written

Paris to Normandy & Return

Everything on our cruise was wonderful. Enjoyed the cabin, the public spaces. Tours off ship were great. Really enjoyed Ken's talks & the commentary on the tours. Also, thank him for his pictures, we bought the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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llarwi1266

1 Review Written

Normandy Tour

Had a friend who had taken a river cruise in Germany. Very impressed with Viking and taking another ocean cruise in May 2017. This river cruise was after a 7 day cruise on the Delling. Enjoyed Delling more mostly ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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SafetyMan1

1 Review Written

Great Paris to Normandy Cruise!

We were especially interested in the combination of Paris and the Normandy Beaches aspects. The ship, staff, food, shore excursions, and all travel logistics were excellent! Not as many castles as some other ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Jeniceves

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Another Amazing Cruise

This was the second part of the France's Finest 14 day cruise we booked. The first leg was from Avignon to Lyon. We were taken to the train station in Lyon for the high speed train trip, first class, to Paris. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Don Seawater

1 Review Written

Viking cruise to the heart of Normandy

We had gone on cruises on large ships and wanted to experience this particular cruise through France to the Normandy area. We found the Viking cruise to be much superior to large ship cruises because they ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Jlytle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Normandy and Beyond

My father was the 13th man to jump over normandy beach during the D-Day invasion. This trip has a deep personal meaning to me and my family. The history, monuments, museums were all deeply moving to our family. Both ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Lgrynsr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Rhine river cruises

Second time Viking cruise; wanted to visit Amsterdam and many other cities along the Rhine river. We arrived two days before the cruise and stayed in Amsterdam. Visited many of the sights including a canal boat ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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mjmcam

2 Reviews Written

Our second wonderful river cruise with Viking

We loved the itinerary because we got to see Normandy beach, Monet's Garden and Versailles all in one 8 night river cruise. The ship was spotless; the food was excellent. This was our second river cruise and it ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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czinn

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Novice European Travel

This was our first journey to Europe. We were introduced to Viking by friends who accompanied us on the cruise. We used Viking Air which includes transportation to and from the airport. The Viking agent actually ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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mort&fran

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking: Paris & Heart of Normandy Cruise, April 2016

Although we have taken a number of ocean and Caribbean cruises, this was our first river cruise and our first visit to Paris. Bottom line: This was a very enjoyable trip, and that was essentially the comment we ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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georgialayne

1 Review Written

Another beautiful and enjoyable Viking Cruise!

This was our fourth Viking cruise and we had enjoyed every other one in the past. The ships are always lovely and the staff is attentive. Each guest is made to feel special. The cabins are kept very clean and ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Viking Rinda Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.6
Dining4.04.7
Entertainment3.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation1.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service4.04.9
Value For Money3.04.5
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