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Viking Atla Cruise Review to River Cruises - Europe

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Viking Atla

7 Night Romantic Danube Westbound (Budapest To Nuremberg)

Sail date: September 03, 2017

Ship: Viking Atla

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 217

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Great river boat. Food very good. Great service and beautiful vistas. Beautiful part of the world. I loved the cruise extension in Prague. Went on the panoramic Prague tour-best guide the whole week. She gave us an in depth description of Prague through the ages till today while walking the city and what life was like before their independence. She was just knowledgeable about everything we asked.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Completely painless

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Only one dining room.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Sparse. This is a river boat, not a cruise ship.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
What entertainment they had, was pretty good but there was not much.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Super friendly and warm. Many remembered your name.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Comfortable. More than enough storage place. Liked the bedside lamps and easy switches. Clean

Ship tip

Be aware the internet is spotty. Never worked in our cabin.

Ports of call

Budapest, Hungary

5 out of 5
Lovely city.

Vienna, Austria

5 out of 5
Busy day. There is a lot to see. Did 3 excursions. All worthwhile. Concert in the evening was fabulous.

Krems, Austria

5 out of 5
Loved the bike ride. Went to Durnstein, quaint town. Beautiful countryside. Really enjoyed sitting on the top deck as the boat cruised along the river, watching the country side and valleys. Just gorgeous!

Passau, Germany

4 out of 5
Tour was good. Went to the organ concert. Church was beautiful but the concert was monotonous. Same kind of unexciting music the entire time.

Regensburg, Germany

3 out of 5
We signed up for an extended tour and our guide was most disappointing. He tried to crack jokes but they were stupid and not funny and he did not deliver on the extended part of the tour. It was almost as if he was embarrassed to discuss anything Jewish , so he pointed to one item and moved onto the next topic. when we compared notes with the other group, we were even more irritated. Some people went back in the afternoon to visit sites he was meant to take us on, but I had a different excursion.

Main/Danube Canal Transit

5 out of 5
Amazing to go through the locks

Nuremberg, Germany

5 out of 5
It was raining but our guide took us to the world War II sights. Informative interesting guide. Very worthwhile.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy
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