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Viking Vidar Cruise Reviews

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Viking Vidar
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124 Viking Vidar Cruise Reviews


NMay151 avatar

NMay151

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time on Viking

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My aunt and I wanted to go to Switzerland to see the Alps after much research our travel agent recommended a Viking River Cruise. I’ve always wanted to visit Amsterdam/Holland to see the windmills so the Rhine ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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jrbcpm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not recommended

Viking is ok as long as the rivers are navigable. Day 1 the river was too high for the boat to meet us at our embarkation city. Instead of putting us up in a hotel and allowing us to tour the embarkation city we ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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SML Travelers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time With Viking - WOW!

What a wonderful time we had on the Viking Vidar. The service on the ship was outstanding, along with the food. Because their were so few people, the crew got to know you and you felt special. The cabin was well ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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TRobertTaylor

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Consistent 5-star service and friendly people throughout the cruise.

Over a thousand years ago, the Vikings sailed their long ships throughout Western Europe. They braved the seas and glided over the river systems, conquering wherever they went. Today, you see a bigger, sleeker and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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robnrose

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fabulous on the Rhine!

The Rhine Getaway cruise was absolutely wonderful. One of the reasons we love RIver Cruises is because we get to see parts of countries in ways we might never, just flying into a city. Cruising the Rhine and seeing ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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jwericson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Everything was great everyday!

Excellent food, fascinating tours, and the river views always worth watching. Tour director made everything better. Highly recommend this river cruise. Might do it again. Always try to have the chef's specials. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Scotchguard

1 Review Written

Wonderful Rhine

This was a magnificent and iconic river route with stops in Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland and an easy side trip to Italy. The Rhine was the real star in this event as weather was ideal for observing ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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decat13

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relax and enjoy

Details taken care of by personnel so access and departures easy and without stress. Beautiful and clean ship and cabins very comfortable. Had elevators, but steps were so well designed to be low rise and easy to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Ppakiana

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

My bucket list dream fulfilled.

Our stateroom, the service, the food, the crew members, meeting the Captain, and making new friends was a perfect experience. Have recommended our trip to good friends who are taking the same criise and even booked ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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tnmynatt

1 Review Written

Awesome Experience

The difference in Viking is that it is an educational trip with information the day before excursions and local guides on the excursions. Viking was very accommodating of people with disabilities on the daily ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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indymary

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best way to see Europe!

Our cruise was so much more than we expected! The ship, the food, the crew, and the tours were amazing! We loved the ship from top to bottom! Attention was paid to every detail from the warm welcome to the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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charman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just a phenomenal experince.

EVRYTHING was handled with precision and detail. From the time we were greeted to the airport until the time we returned home. Our cabin was impeccably clean, comfortable and always had anything we needed or for ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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CDConklin

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

More than expected

This was our first river trip and it was recommended to us by AAA. The air travel was on time and the tourist seating was comfortable and adequate. Our arrival time in Basel did not allow extra time to spend time ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Aggies77 avatar

Aggies77

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Worth every penny

Was on our bucket list and was so impressed with all aspects of the cruise, staff, food, service and the excursions. One the nice things about the Viking River Cruise was that it had only 190 passengers so that you ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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irishjaybelle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing 10 year anniversary trip

My husband and did a European Ocean Cruise on Norwegian for our honeymoon so we decided to go back to Europe for our 10 year anniversary. We had never seen Germany, Northern France or Switzerland so a river cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Cal Ken avatar

Cal Ken

1 Review Written

Romantic Getaway

My wife and I arrived in Amsterdam a few days prior to our departure date. We made our own hotel arrangements and had a lovely time exploring this beautiful city. We were advised by Viking that our ship could be ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Summer cruise

2 Reviews Written

Summer Cruise

The cruise was fantastic. The ship was very comfortable. the cabin was a little small but the balcony was an added pleasure. The Dining was excellent. My husband has a food allergy and the wait staff were very ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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FirstMateGillian

1 Review Written

Rhine and Wine and More

First river cruise taken. Looked interesting, beautiful and worth the adventure. Embarkation and disembarkation was a breeze. The staff were wonderful and helpful in so many ways. The ship was relatively new, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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AnnMarie268

1 Review Written

Late October Sailing

We’ve always wanted to go back on a river cruise and Viking Cruise Line had the best schedule and price for us. And true to the saying, you get what you pay for, the Viking line exceeded all expectations. From our ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Getoutgirl

1 Review Written

First Time on Viking

We embarked in Amsterdam and did the Rhine on the Viking Vidar. We had just come off a 11 day Baltic Sea ocean cruise and wondered if a smaller river ship would have enough for us to do for a week. The crew was ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Carolina girl11

2 Reviews Written

Exploring the Rhine River thru Switzerland, France, Germany and The Netherlands

We chose this cruise to explore the scenic Rhine River, especially the mid-Rhine castles. The German food and hospitality was excellent. What we hadn't expected was how beautiful Basel was. The whole city, but ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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GordonP

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Rhine

We have experienced the Danube cruise and decided to book the Rhine as we had an awesome time on that river cruise The staff were exceptional, from the captain and cruise director to the staff in the kitchen and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Edcoulter

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great trip tips

My husband and I booked the Rhine cruise through Costco which we felt gave us great value with extra perks. I don’t think Costco sells Viking anymore but they should! The trip was great. We enjoyed a balcony ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Richardo44

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First timers

We chose this itinerary because the ports of call and cities of embarkation and disembarkation were foreign (get it?) to us. It gave us an opportunity to explore lovely Amsterdam for 3 days before boarding. Well ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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HNLwahine

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic

The service on the Viking Vidar was, by far, the best I have ever experienced. The rooms were exceptionally clean — my allergies never bothered me throughout the voyage. The captain, Richard Joo, was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Viking Vidar Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.8
Dining4.04.8
Entertainment3.04.3
Public Rooms4.04.9
Fitness Recreation2.03.8
Family1.01
Enrichment4.04.6
Service5.04.9
Value For Money4.04.7
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