Viking Jarl river cruise (Danube)

Viking Jarl Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Viking Jarl

7 Night Romantic Danube Eastbound (Nuremberg To Budapest)

Sail date: August 18, 2019

Ship: Viking Jarl

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

It was a great cruise. We still prefer ocean cruises over river cruise. However we're glad to have experienced one.


5 out of 5
Boarded at 11:30 am and cabin was already for us.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was good what I had, but fewer options then on an ocean cruise.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


3 out of 5
No shows. Piano player in evening. One evening brought on German performers during dinner.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
It was small, but lots of storage.

Ship tip


Ports of call

Budapest, Hungary

5 out of 5
Yes we did excursions. Loved the thermal bath. Extended our stay afterwards and did lots of walking and seeing great buildings.

Krems, Austria

5 out of 5
Yes did an excursion to the Abbey. Did get to walk around town of Krems.

Vienna, Austria

5 out of 5
Yes did an excursion. Absolutely loved Vienna. I want to return to this city again.

Passau, Germany

5 out of 5
Yes did an excursion. Again another small town.

Regensburg, Germany

5 out of 5
Yes. Cute little town.

Main/Danube Canal Transit

5 out of 5
Very interesting and watching us sail through the locks.

Nuremberg, Germany

5 out of 5
Yes, did an excursion. Nuremberg was a beautiful place.


5 out of 5
Once again, just like embarkation, excellent and easy.
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