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Scootoir
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
We booked in September when Viking offered discounted prices on Veranda rooms. We liked that this cruise was 9 nights all on the ship so no repacking and moving from ship to hotel. We arrived mid-afternoon on Sunday and our cabin was ... Read more
Deb T.
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Chose this cruise for the historical and UNESCO sights as well as the Christmas markets.If you are going in November make sure the countries have started their Christmas markets because it has a wonder ambience to experience.Ship is top ... Read more
markhinman
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
The trip was perfect from start to finish. The staff was incredibly well trained and seemed to anticipate our every need. The food was incredible. Our Chef,Karl, was quite the showman but he backed it up with delicious meals. I liked that ... Read more
Paul B Schuerlein
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed November 2016
The Cruise takes you thru Switzerland,Germany, France ,Holland and Amsterdam. **Switzerland : The Alps were amazing, Lake Lucerne was clean and beautiful . Restaurants were great , delicious and all dining was a great ... Read more
alwaysonvacarion
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
A river cruise is something we've always wanted to do, so agreed to join my husband's two sisters on the Rhine R. from Basel to Amsterdam. We both booked a veranda room and the included air option for a substantial price (as compared to ... Read more
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CobaltBlue2297
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Viking's attention to detail was much more than expected from the flight arrangements to Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport to the return trip to Boston. The airport and hotel transfers, ship check-in, excursions, accommodations (both hotel and ... Read more
carlvette
Member Since 2017
1 review
We selected the 10 day Viking cruise to allow a full day in Basel, Switzerland and in Amsterdam. Viking Air was also purchased with the cruise package and all airport pickup and drop off arrangements were handled perfectly. The choice ... Read more
Kabloona9
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was our first ever River cruise and we truly enjoyed it. We found that the staff were always available to help with anything and even listen to us. With the walking track on deck it was nice to just get away from others and ... Read more
stepmonster98
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed October 2016
Great ship, crew, and sights!!! Loved everything from our cabin to the food and the staff!!! Excursions were delightful and fun! Excursions were informative and fun. The chef was delightful and the food was awesome!! Ship was easy to ... Read more
happyseniorcruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed October 2016
This cruise was everything I expected from Viking having heard so many reviews from others and watching the advertisments on PBS. Loved that we did not have to fuss with air reservations, transfers and all the other nonsense that ... Read more
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Nstelnyk11
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
This cruise on the Vidor was excellent. The crew was so accommodating and friendly. They treated us like Royalty and interacted with us with small talk. the ship was in top shape and the passengers were friendly. The program they had ... Read more
Counselor
Member Since 2006
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise. We took it with friends who had cruised with Viking in August, 2015. The entire vacation exceeded our expectations! We booked the entire vacation through Viking, including air and a pre-cruise extension ... Read more
geohaber
Member Since 2016
1 review
We really enjoy the Viking River Cruises. We had already done the Heart of Germany, Portraits of Southern France and the Romantic Danube. The Rhine Cruise was the next logical choice. The staff is always attentive and the food is ... Read more
Eversonc
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed August 2016
We had wanted to return to Europe and do a Rhine cruise since our son & his wife had lived in Düsseldorf for 18 months. After lots of looking, we selected this Basel to Amsterdam cruise. We thoroughly enjoyed all of the ... Read more
missy1000
Member Since 2016
1 review
It was our first River Cruise and we wanted to see as much of Europe as possible and we definitely accomplished that! We not only toured around 16 cities and villages, we had excellent guides explaining what we were seeing and the ... Read more
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CWCoady
Member Since 2016
1 review
I can not say enough about how amazing our experience was. The crew alone made our trip unforgettable, they were absolutely outstanding. The ship was beautiful, the food was like eating at a 5 star restaurant every day. The dining room ... Read more
sissyBiff
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Booked through a travel agent and was a group of 20. Air transport free as part of 2 for 1 package. From beginning to end, Viking arrangements were a-one. Viking provides personnel at arrival/departure airports to ease those processes. ... Read more
sherribennett
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed July 2016
The entire vacation was superb. The ship was comfortable and the meals were delicious. the staff was attentive, friendly & supportive. Excursions were delightful. The ship offered a cozy atmosphere where you didn't feel ... Read more
adheast
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The Viking experience was wonderful. they took very good care of us (group of 9). The food was fresh with a great variety and special diets were no problem for the staff. The excursions were interesting and informative. Some of the guides ... Read more
chuntjr987
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was my first cruise and we had a few problems getting to Basel, Switzerland because of a cancelled flight, and our ship was unable to meet us at Basel, which required us to spend 2 days at a hotel, which resulted in our motor coaching ... Read more
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dave49r
Member Since 2016
1 review
We had heard a lot about Viking River Cruises, and it appealed to us to see the country as we sailed, vice some patch of ocean. Unfortunately, the Rhine River was in flood when we arrived, and the ship - the Vidar - was docked about 180 ... Read more
tcatlin
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. We boarded in Amsterdam, spending 2-days in the city. The Vidar had excellent service, food, and accommodations. The ship runs very quietly with no real motion at all. We woke up one morning opened the ... Read more
Briangail
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Pros:nice Breakfast and lunch. Nice ship.Very Very clean. Wonderful friendly staff, everyone. Cons : dinner does not offer enough choices on the menu that changes each day.. Quality of food not cruise ship worthy. If i went to a ... Read more
Wiseguy45
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I would recommend this cruise for future travelers. The shore excursions were well planned and the optional excursions as well. Guides were very knowledgeable. While I did not take advantage of extending our tour, I would heartily ... Read more
Wendy Westman
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Never had done a river cruise before. Staff and services were top notch, couldn't ask for better. Facilities were also great. Expeditions/excursions were well planned with excellent guides. Meals/food can't be beat. All around a ... Read more
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