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Viking Vidar Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Beautiful scenery at every turn.
Lunch on the terrace.
Jan made violins of dfferent sizes, even the smallest for a 1 year old.
Violin maker and repairer, Jan Nemcek - this violin is centuries old, was broken and Jan repaired it.
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Eastern Europe - a different Europe
"Many of the F&B service staff new me by name.But I have learned that about 2 weeks is my limit for enjoying travel and new sights...."Read More
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Eastern Europe - a different Europe

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ncl now viking cruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I had cruised on Viking to Budapest and wanted to return there and see close-up what I had only seen on the bus in Pest. I chose this cruise because I was interested in seeing the "rest" of the Danube and Transylvania. The countries of Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania were impacted differently than other European countries by history and communism. The culture, the food and the landscape were ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


3-star cruise for 5-star prices

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Adventure Travel Twosome
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

3-star cruise for 5-star price Danube River cruise: Budapest to Bucharest on Viking Vidar longship. 130 passengers (190 capacity) Veranda staterooms: rather small and totally devoid of wall art; only color was from 2 turquoise throw pillows on the bed. One hard chair. Balcony barely large enough for 2 people. Dining: main dining room was pretty much the only choice since the Aquavit ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Shanghai'd on the Danube

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Sleepyd
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My trip on the Vidar with Viking: My flight was changed three times due to the quarantine change with the Netherlands so I lost my flight on Icelandair. This made it difficult to get a PCR test on time for the flight as times kept changing; I had to reschedule four times! The flight I took had me going to Newark New Jersey one of the least vaccinated places for a long layover over six hours. ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


First River Cruise

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SCSWIMMER
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first river cruise. We did a 2 day pre-cruise stay in Amsterdam. The Hotel Pestana Riverside was our hotel arranged by Viking. The hotel was nice, and a good breakfast buffet was included. The services provided by Viking are great. All of the ship staff were great. Gavin, the Vidar Program Director, was excellent. The food on the Vidar was very good, and I really enjoyed the ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


First time on Viking

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NMay151
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My aunt and I wanted to go to Switzerland to see the Alps after much research our travel agent recommended a Viking River Cruise. I’ve always wanted to visit Amsterdam/Holland to see the windmills so the Rhine Getaway seemed like the opportunity to do two countries that we both wanted to visit. We arrived in Amsterdam and were met by a Viking Representative and taken to the Viking Vidar. Our ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony Superior


Worth every penny

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Aggies77
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Was on our bucket list and was so impressed with all aspects of the cruise, staff, food, service and the excursions. One the nice things about the Viking River Cruise was that it had only 190 passengers so that you got to meet a lot of new people and it made it more friendly. Everyday brought a new adventure and the crew members always had smiles on their faces. They bent over backwards to be ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Rhine getaway 35th Anniversary trip

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Rstyro
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We were first time river cruisers. Decided to book for 35th Anniversary celebration. Booked in January for August 30th Cruise. We had a fantastic time on the Vidar! Everything ran on time, flights booked thru Viking and transfers. Bus drivers very courteous and friendly. Crew and staff were awesome. Michael, hotel manager, Chris the program director, Executive Chef Karl were very friendly and ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


More than expected

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CDConklin
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

This was our first river trip and it was recommended to us by AAA. The air travel was on time and the tourist seating was comfortable and adequate. Our arrival time in Basel did not allow extra time to spend time in Basel, and we were excited to explore the ship and our cabin. Arrival on the ship was gracious, friendly and efficient, and we would learn that this is the way of the Viking Vidar. ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Everything was great everyday!

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jwericson
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Excellent food, fascinating tours, and the river views always worth watching. Tour director made everything better. Highly recommend this river cruise. Might do it again. Always try to have the chef's specials. They are outstanding. Didn't arrive in time to explore our departure city, Amsterdam. Wish we did. The windmills were a highlight of the trip. Take the boat to the windmills ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Fabulous on the Rhine!

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robnrose
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

The Rhine Getaway cruise was absolutely wonderful. One of the reasons we love RIver Cruises is because we get to see parts of countries in ways we might never, just flying into a city. Cruising the Rhine and seeing all the castles was very exciting. From our Pub Crawl in Colonge, our visit to wineries and walks in the Vinyards in France, the quaint and beautiful village of Colmar to our Mt.Pilatus ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


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