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Viking Egil Cruise Review to River Cruises - Europe

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Viking Egil

7 Night Romantic Danube Westbound (Budapest To Nuremberg)

Sail date: October 14, 2017

Ship: Viking Egil

Cabin number: 110

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Outstanding, met or exceeded our expectations. Highly recommend to others to take a Viking River Cruise. We bought Vouchers to be used for a future cruise. The staff was great and met our every need.


5 out of 5
No stress . Staff was welcoming and we were in our cabin quickly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
nicely laid out, easy access . Food was great and we always had numerous choices for every meal.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Daily shore excursion briefing were informative. We had a number of staff talks, interesting and fun. No pool, rock climbing walls or fitness centers on board this ship - not misssed


4 out of 5
We did not attend any of the nightly Live Music sessions. The staff performed for us a few nights and was entertaining.

Children's Programs

No children on board.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Outstanding, always willing to meet our needs/want - service with a smile. The entire crew/staff were always courteous, helpful and professional.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Easy access to everything. The common areas were always well maintained and clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
While the cabin was small ( was expected), it was comfortable and always kept very clean. The staff, Gallina, cleaning our room did an excellent job.

Ship tip

To go on a river cruise. Will meet or exceed your expectations. Great ship, service, staff, food and excursions. The excursion guides were very knowledgeable. The staff always professional and courteous.

Ports of call

Budapest, Hungary

5 out of 5
Great city, want to go back and spend more time exploring this city. Our walking tour was great . So was the Panoramic excursion

Vienna, Austria

5 out of 5
Liked it a lot. So much great architecture and so much history. Our favorite tour was Schonbrunn Palace, our guide had an encyclopedia knowledge of the Palace and the related history.

Krems, Austria

5 out of 5
Yes, we went to Gottweig Abby, unbelievable !

Passau, Germany

5 out of 5
We loved this port, nice city and we spent time walking thru it on our own after the Walking Tour excursion.

Regensburg, Germany

5 out of 5
Enjoyed this city. We did the walking tour excursion in the AM , then spent some time on our own exploring. In the afternoon we did the optional excursion Weltenburg Abby and Danube Narrows, loved it also.,

Main/Danube Canal Transit

4 out of 5
This section was done mainly at night so we did not experience much of it.

Nuremberg, Germany

5 out of 5
Vey interesting history as the seat of the Nazi Party. We did the Nuremberg City Tour and then walked the city ourselves for a few hours. Enjoyed it.


5 out of 5
Very easy . The staff arranged for a taxi to pick us up and made all of the arrangements. We had no issues at all
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