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Amsterdam Viking Lif Cruise Reviews

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Viking Lif
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47 Amsterdam Viking Lif Cruise Reviews


TomKatSumpt avatar

TomKatSumpt

1 Review Written

The Grand Grand European Cruise

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We wanted to see all stops between Amsterdam and Budapest. We figured the best way to get a snap shot was to take the 15 day river cruise. A very polished crew, exquisite food, and cabins comfortable although ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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fefe3xs

1 Review Written

The best way to see Europe!

This was our first time to Europe, we chose Viking and this itinerary after reading reviews, we were not disappointed. From the time we landed in Amsterdam until we were taken to the airport in Budapest Viking ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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canny69

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Bloomin' Marvelous

We didn't choose this ship,- it chose us! from the moment we boarded in Amsterdam to the disembarkation, we were looked after royally, from the Captain down to the cabin Stewardess, we cannot fault, Our cabin on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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suzthomp

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Trip of a lifetime!

We picked this cruise from an advertisement. We didn't really check anything out before hand but it was for our 50th wedding anniversary so off we went. This was the most relaxing vacation we have ever been on. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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S.Holt.Jett

1 Review Written

SPLENDID IN EVERY RESPECT!

We chose this particular cruise itinerary in order to see a part of Europe not previously visited. Viking Cruises impressed us in every aspect of our voyage: attentive and personalized service; delicious meals, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Senior Traveler 72

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grand European Disappointment

Grand European Disappointment Although we were suppose to be on the Aegir we were switched to the LIF and the part way through the cruise to the Embla We have just returned from our trip to Europe were ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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McDev

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing - no more Viking for us

We wanted to try a river cruise, having enjoyed a Viking Ocean Cruise last year. We have previously done ocean cruising with Seabourn and Silversea and we are looking for the right cruise line for us. What a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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mark piekarski

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Left alone many times....

WE chose Viking for a cruise of the Danube/ Amsterdam to Budapest along with our 90 year old parents. The trip started with NO VIKING REP at the airport gate- we had to search and decided to go to the buses/ ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Amkat

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

European grand cruise

Friends highly recommend this exact cruise on Viking. Our disappointment started from the 1st day leaving the hotel, we were bussed from Amsterdam to the ship. We were supposed to board the ship in Amsterdam. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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wislingrama

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful First Time River Cruising on Viking Lif for 14N

Always heard great things about river cruising and after many ocean cruises we decided to experience it for ourselves. We chose Viking because it offered the Grand European itinerary and we enjoy Europe's cultural ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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4lafz

1 Review Written

Beautiful cruise

This cruise was terrific. It was my second Viking, although my first was China which is a joint Chinese govt and Viking endeavor. We really lucked out on the weather. We were upgraded to a verandah suite which ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Tolmanbridge

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Scenery, Great Friends, Great Times!

I love history. I felt this gave us a good overview for our first time in Europe. We started with three days in Amsterdam. I would recommend going from Amsterdam to Budapest rather than the opposite direction. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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cheryl3168

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

15 Day Grand European Cruise - From Amsterdam to Budapest

My husband and I had never been to Europe. We talked with friends, who had friends that had traveled with Viking before and highly recommended the company for our tour. We really enjoyed the personal attention ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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missjean1

1 Review Written

Great on-board experiences; many shore excursions were tedious & overextended.

We chose this cruise to see new countries & sights. Unfortunately the weather was rainy & very chilly on most of the excursions which could have been shortened by half & still covered the same sights & information. ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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maryhill51

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

European Sojourn

Cruise was very good, staff wonderful and itineraries good. One complaint is that dinner should be more open seating and flexible. The brochures all say it is open seating but in reality it is not. There is ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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June71

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our cruise was wonderful.

The Grand European Cruise was wonderful. We had a great time, and everyone on The Viking Lif was great. The trip was wonderful, and the places we saw were amazing. The Viking Lif staff were the best we have ever ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Audiotapes

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Life on the Rivers of Europe is Grand

What an awesome experience. It was even better than we expected. Our first river cruise was first class in every way. I shot over six hours of HD video on the trip and edited it down to a two and a half hour DVD ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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apanone1

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our great adventure

We were in Amsterdam 2 days before the cruise and got to know the city. We were brought to the ship and everything went smoothly. Our cabin was very nicely appointed and everything fit nicely. The crew was ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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sue_english_kovar

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Grand European was good but not Grand

We chose this cruise because we had a stellar experience on a previous Viking Cruise, and because it covered many areas we hadn't been. The ship was as expected as was the cabin. Dining was off from our previous ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Crusing Daddy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

95% outstanding, 5% needs improvement

The boat trip was exceptional and very accommodating. Guides were very knowledgeable and courteous. Boat crew and staff superb. Just an overall excellent boat cruise. The onboard food was truly gourmet. I really ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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GarryArizona

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking Grand European River Cruise

We went on this cruise with 2 other couples and planned it over a year in advance. So we had lot's of time to research. Viking did an amazing job from start to finish, from the airline arrangements, airport ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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bobmeda

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exceptional service from the entire crew of Lif.

We cruised from Budapest to Amsterdam some years ago with Uniworld. We wanted to someday do the entire North Sea to Black Sea river and canal cruise. We read about Viking and heard about Viking from other ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Pastor Sherill

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A wonderful, fun river cruise!

We had an excellent experience on the Viking Lif! The ship was comfortable and well appointed. We enjoyed the tours and the beautiful scenery. The crew was warm, hospitable, humorous, and informative. We hated ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Marco52

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Fantastic Viking Grand European Cruise

We arrived in Amsterdam two days early as we wanted to send time with our previous exchange student and her parents who live in Amsterdam. We enjoyed touring around Amsterdam by bus, by foot and by canal boat. We ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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KarenJ107

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous river cruise

One of the items on my bucket list was cruising down the Rhine River in Germany. After researching cruise lines, dates and ports, we chose Viking for our first river cruise. We were not disappointed in our choice. ...
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Sail Date June 2016


Viking Lif Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.4
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation1.03.3
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service4.04.7
Value For Money3.04.2
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