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Viking Ve Cruise Review to River Cruises - Europe
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Overall Rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Viking Ve

14 Night Grand European Tour Eastbound (Amsterdam To Budapest)

Sail Date: November 03, 2017

Ship: Viking Ve

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Cabin Number: 204

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review Summary

We booked this cruise almost 2 years ago. It finally arrived this month. From the ease of checking in, our rooms are ready and the food was available for us to eat. The staff in the dining room, the bar and the state room attendants all did an excellent job. Program director Dave it was fabulous. Always available. We can't say enough good things about our Viking River boat cruise. This was our most relaxing vacation ever. Thanks

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Easiest ever. Walked on and went straight to the stateroom.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food - The food was fabulous. Many local dishes. Drink - Great selection of local beers and wine.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
N/A

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Glass blower was excellent. The cultural shows were entertaining. The pianists and singers were great.

Children's Programs

No children on board

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All staff were great. Program Director David was fantastic The Captains & staff were extremely visible.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Great layout. Simple to move around.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Comfort & size adequate. When we change ships, upon entering our state room, there is a extremely noticeable smoky smell. We feel that was coming from the exhaust or sewer smell from the ship that was tied up to us

Ship Tip

Besides reading...... One way to enjoy your downtime in the afternoon, play a game. We brought dominoes. That entertained us a many afternoons after our lunch.

Ports Of Call

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5

Kinderdijk, Netherlands

5 out of 5
We love the windmills. One of our best excursions that we look forward to doing

Cologne, Germany

5 out of 5
Pub crawl 🍺🍺🍺🍺 with the German dinner was VONDERBAUL.

Koblenz, Germany Did not visit port

Too much walking uphill

Miltenberg, Germany

5 out of 5
Quite, little Germantown with plenty of shops to visit.

Wurzburg, Germany

5 out of 5
Palance tour n marketplace

Bamberg, Germany

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the town. Had pasties & smokeybier.

Nuremberg, Germany

5 out of 5
Emotional step back in time. Nice walking tour through museum.

Main/Danube Canal Transit

5 out of 5
Enjoyed cruising the rivers

Regensburg, Germany

5 out of 5
Walked through a quaint town

Passau, Germany Did not visit port

Melk, Austria

5 out of 5
Beautiful abbey tour

Krems, Austria

2 out of 5
Wine tour was nice Gentleman was entertaining.

Vienna, Austria

5 out of 5
Saw the famous horses. Sights & sounds of the city. Indulged in local coffee and pastries. We like the city so much that we ventured back into the city on the subway system.

Budapest, Hungary

5 out of 5
Loved the views from the Buda side of Budapest. So the horses and guards as a toward the palace area.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth, quick and easy.
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