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Viking Jupiter Cruise Review
5.0 / 5.0
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Spectacular ship, service and itinery

Viking Jupiter Cruise Review by ToGoAroundTheWorld

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Aug 2019
  • Destination: the Baltic Sea

We like the size of Viking ships + no children, no casino, excellent food, comfortable cabins, friendly staff, & always an educational talk to sit in on.

Cabins...always a great view with spacious balcony, we became spoiled by cabin stewards...clean towels 2x daily, bed turned down nightly, knew our names.

Food- Enjoyed variety of menus & venues- Wait & bar staff are very efficient & personable. Interesting to meet staff from different countries, remembered special requests. Dining room was so nice, every night we had a private table by a window. The food was outstanding.

Entertainment...both educational & enjoyable. Can't say enough about our wonderful Cruise Director, Giuseppe (from Italy of course...so informative and entertaining..and so talented,himself. We learned from "our" professor, the history, culture, geography of each Country we visited.

Ports/shore excursions..again, fun, adventurous and efficient. We did the included (bus trip) tour at most places, which were very good. Enjoyed the optional excursions in St. Petersburg, Russia so interesting. I've been all over the world with many tour companies but Viking really goes all the way to make your vacation a great experience.

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Cabin Review

Nice room, great view on balcony. This room is in a very central area of the ship. Easy access to all your destinations on the ship.

Port & Shore Excursion Reviews


Young tour guide was so full of knowledge of the city. Very good.

St. Petersburg

Great overview of the city. Moving freely about city is forbiden so this was an opportunity to get out there.

Hermitage Museum

Interesting history

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Yusupov Palace

Beautiful and interesting

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St. Petersburg

My favorite was the City subway tour. Was fun to get in there and mix with the citizens. Beautiful interior stone work. Walked the city streets and enjoyed a drink at the top of a luxury hotel rooftop.

City Tour

Nice overview of city.

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Gdansk Old Town

Nice overview of city.

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Rostock (Warnemunde)

Took train ride on vintage steam train. It was a fun day out of the normal city tour day.

Rostock City Tour

Have been to Berlin several times so opted to see Rostock. Interesting day, Saw town.

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Took walking city tour. Wasa lon but intersesing walk along waterfront then into city center.

Did walking tour from ship into town center up down hills. Nice old town with a real Norwegian flavor. Museum gave history of the growth of the oil industry and it's importance in the towns prosperity.

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Went for a bus ride into country and went to a nature center. Beautiful scenery.


I have been to Bergen many times. Took city tour to gather more information and see new parts of the city.

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