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Berlin Viking Beyla Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Beyla
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Berlin

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39 Berlin Viking Beyla Cruise Reviews


Andy_Ottawa avatar

Andy_Ottawa

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

"Elegant Elbe" gives fascinating view of former East Germany

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Itinerary (2 days in Berlin, 5 day cruise including Wittenburg, Meissen and Dresden, 2 days Prague) appealed to us and didn't disappoint. Viking's cruise environment is (for us) a good mix of levity, entertainment ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Banburybun

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Another great experience with Viking.

We chose this one because we wanted to visit two of the places on the itinerary. We were not disappointed. Unfortunately we had not read the brochure properly and had not realised that the first two and last ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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JohnEIreland

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Elegant Elbe was Wonderful

Overall, we had a fantastic time. We chose this cruise initially because it included Berlin which had been on our bucket list for a few years - and it seemed overall like a great value (free air/all inclusive, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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TrachTraveler

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First but not last river cruise

It was actually my friends & travel companions who picked this particular cruise. I was intrigued as it was an areaic never visited nor had I done s river cruise before,just ocean cruises. The size of the boat and ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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pegbobb

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grand Elbe with Poland extension

We are Lutheran and wanted to see Wittenberg. We were met at the Berlin airport by our escort Lisette, who was fantastic, and stayed with us through the land portion of Germany as well as the actual cruise and did ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Ford Gerritt

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best Small Ship Experience

This is a great cruise for those who want an intimate, small cruise experience. We met just about all the passengers and the staff got to know us as individuals as we did them. For those who have sailed with Viking ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Bill Mitchell

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of the greatest events of my life

,The ship was smaller than the previous Viking cruises we have been on, but was perfect. The tours both by bus and on foot in Berlin provided a tremendous amount of information, and whet our appetite to return ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Bill Mitchell

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of the greatest events of my life

We had originally selected Amsterdam to Budapest, and the day our flights were booked they told my wife she had cancer. We had to cancel. The day they told her she was clear we called Viking and found Budapest to ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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BobHorst

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

500 anniversary of the reformation cruise

This was a group trip with Lancaster Bible College from Pennsylvania, USA. The ship was so impressive from the moment we boarded with the welcoming crew and the beautiful new ship. We were ushered to our rooms and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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MyCruisena

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

This should be called Viking Bus Tour.

Although this 16 (in my case 18) day "cruise" should have been on the Beyla, only 5 days were spent on the wonderfully serviced ship. Included were 3 paid gourmet meals and excellent service. The rest of the days ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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kirpesmr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poland, Prague & The Elegant Elbe

The historic significance of this area in Europe drew us but we soon discovered beautiful lands, cities, cultures, and friendly people at every stop. Even though the cruise portion itself was short, the way it was ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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VikingRules

1 Review Written

Amazing and emotional trip through history!

First and foremost, we picked this cruise because of our past experience with Viking on the Grand European cruise. Secondly, we picked this cruise because of the countries and cities we would visit; Berlin, Prague ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Pablo D

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Magical Elbe Adventure

We lived in Germany during the early 1980's and, because of political reasons, did not visit East Germany other than Berlin. This cruise was an excellent opportunity to revisit Berlin and see those cities such as ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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jojo264

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful small ship/Elegant Elbe with Prague, Krakow and Warsaw extension

The itinerary included 3 nights in Berlin (hotel), 7 nights aboard the Beyla ship, sailing to Dresden, then Viking's own bus to Prague for 3 nights,followed with a 5 nights in Poland bus and hotel tour to Krakow and ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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carolynpeloubet

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Enlightening and Enriching Elegant Elbe

We have taken 2 other Viking River Cruises which included days in Germany. This was an opportunity to see more of Germany, something different in Berlin than we had seen when on a Baltic Cruise, and especially ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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bspita

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Elegant Elbe with Poland Extension

We wanted to go to east Germany and Poland, where we had never visited before. The cruise and extension were exceptional. The Viking Beyla is a very new ship (1 year old) with nice accommodation. The meals on ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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DRDavis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

No detail overlooked

We chose this cruise as neither one of us had been at the destinations prior. We booked a veranda stateroom. It was everything they advertised and more! The room was well kept up and surprising roomy for the size ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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edkondis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Berlin, the Elbe, Prague, Krakow and Warsaw

Wanted to see Berlin, Elbe river towns, Prague, Krakow and Warsaw. Viking cruise directors, guides and staff were brilliant. They took the time to make all guests feel wanted and comfortable. Loved all the wines ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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jaymac1333

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Tour of Eastern Europe

This was our third Viking Cruise, and we are already booked for our fourth. They have all been great. This was Berlin to Warsaw, a half-bus and half-river cruise. I have to say that we enjoy the river cruise more ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Jnovosad

1 Review Written

Relaxing Getaway

We chose this cruise because of the locations of Berlin and Prague. Having seen Berlin prior to the wall coming Down, we wished to see it with all the changes. It is beautiful and easy to get around with the hop ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Priscilla B. Weidman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Memories Old and New

My daughter and I chose this cruise because it started in Berlin where we lived for three years while my husband was in the Army, we wanted to see the city again after the wall came down, and we wanted to see the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Julie84107

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking Elbe Cruise Experience

The Elbe River was beautiful. Berlin, Prague, Krakow and Warsaw as the pre-and-post cruise portions of the trip were very interesting and good places to visit. The stops on the cruise itself were, for the most ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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tubacgee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Eastern Germany is full of history and the spirit of perseverance

This was our first river cruise, but it will not be our last. We especially like the Beyla because of the smaller size. We met everyone with whom we traveled. The staff were friendly, attentive and very helpful. I ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Hjraindl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Trip on the Beautiful Beyla!

We chose the Elbe River Cruise because we wanted to visit Berlin and the cities along the Elbe River and Prague, CZ. The hotel in Berlin was excellent. We actually came in two days early to see more of Berlin. ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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drclm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking River Cruises Has It Nailed!

My sister and I have been cruising with Viking every fall for many years and expect to continue to do so. Everything is taken care of for us and everything is done well. I look forward to our next cruise in ...
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Sail Date September 2015


Viking Beyla Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.7
Dining4.04.8
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation2.03.5
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.5
Service5.04.9
Value For Money5.04.4
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