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Viking Buri Cruise Review to River Cruises - Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 67

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
Viking Buri

Sail date: July 31, 2021

Ship: Viking Buri

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 212

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 months ago

Review summary

The itinerary was very good and the Ardeche excursion well worth the price. There was almost no cruising on the cruise in part because of high water and in part because of the itinerary, ie, 1 day in 7 mostly at night The issue of docking next to other boats was infuriating. There was inadequate segregation of passengers by physical ability so included excursions were at the pace of the poorest conditioned people.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Viking does a good job with this though they changed ships at the last minute

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
the only buffet now as a result of Covid restrictions is the casual breakfast on the upper deck

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
generally there aren''t activities and covid restrictions prevented any of the typical cultural activities

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
the cabin was small but nice. Unfortunately, due to docking, there was no view in ports 6 of 8 days leaving no natural light and a sense of how small the cabins are

Ship tip

ask how much cruising the river cruise really entails.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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