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Budapest to Europe Viking Idun Cruise Reviews

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15 Budapest to Europe Viking Idun Cruise Reviews

VanCleave avatar


2 Reviews Written

Our first cruise and we loved it


We started with a two-day pre-cruise package in Nuremberg. It really set the stage for the whole trip because Nuremberg was central in the history of the Holy Roman Empire. Our tour guide on for the pre-cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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1 Review Written

pHeNoMiNaL Romantic River Cruise on the Danube

My wife and I had been on many cruises, but never on a River Cruise and had never been to Europe. We're limited to vacation times during the year due to her teaching schedule and Xmas week has been customarily our ...
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Sail Date December 2014

lfaber avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Better than expected and we expected a lot

This was our first river cruise, and we had heard good things about Viking so our expectations were high. Viking exceeded our expectations across the board. The Idun was immaculate, and we always wondered how our ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Romantic Danube

I am an early 60's woman who traveled with two sisters on Romantic Danube cruise. This was our first time on a river cruise though we have all cruised on ocean cruises. One sister traveled on her own to Prague, ...
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Sail Date September 2014

decesra avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Idun - Highly Recommended

Just back from the "Romantic Danube" Viking river cruise on the Viking Idun in Early September 2014. We left from Budapest and cruised up to Nuremburg, and added the extension in Prague. Viking gets my highest ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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1 Review Written

A great cruise with Viking

We were on board the Idun for 7 days. We travelled from Budapest to Nuremburg with an extra 3 day extension in Prague. Everything was so well organized. Right from the moment we stepped off the plane to our ...
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Sail Date July 2014

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


My husband and I did the Danube "Christmas Markets" cruise starting December 21 in Budapest ending in Nuremberg Dec. 28. This is our second cruise with Viking. (Our first was last October with their China Yangteze ...
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Sail Date December 2013

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3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing Danube River Cruise on Viking Idun

Great ports of call, however, not enough planned excursions or time in ports. The ship has to go thru 25 locks, so there is a lot of time sailing and just looking at the sights from the deck. The food was good, not ...
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Sail Date October 2013

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Cruising on a Sunday afte

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

What a disappointment

Was assured in writing by Viking prior to the cruise that the Idun did not have water problems. I know that at least 2 rooms on the main deck had major flooding (one had soaked carpets on arrival) and many rooms ...
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Sail Date September 2012

Scotty44 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing Viking Idun River Cruise

Accommodation: Cabin was well equipped but there was little space to move around. Restaurant: was very cramped for space and poor acoustics made conversation almost impossible.There was barely sufficient space ...
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Sail Date August 2012



1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes


If you are considering a river cruise with Viking, you should be aware of certain things the cruise line does not tell you. 1. There is no compensation if the ship breaks down: We were unfortunate to take a ...
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Sail Date June 2012

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Atlanta World Cruiser

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Beware of the Viking Longboats

Overall Opinion: Considering all the points below, we will stay away from Viking and use other means to see Europe. For the prices they charge for their cruises, you can travel in first class on Canard's or other ...
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Sail Date July 2012

Sittib11 avatar


1 Review Written

Viking Idun and the Grand European your

Our first river cruise was long awaited, and we were not disappointed from the reception as we boarded the beautiful Idun in Budapest to the tearful good by in Amsterdam, Viking was family, and cared for us as ...
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Sail Date May 2012

LovesToCruise13 avatar


2 Reviews Written

Filled with historical information

Had never been to Eastern Europe. So much information on the after effects of WW11 And the break up of Checoslovakia. My only disappointment was that there were not enough hand sanitizers on the boat and ...
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Sail Date September 2019

rkavash avatar


1 Review Written

On the Danube in Eastern Europe

We had previously cruised up the Danube from Budapest to Germany. We were intrigued by the idea of going in the other direction. We were not disappointed. Starting from Budapest, where we spent a couple of nights ...
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Sail Date August 2019

Viking Idun Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Value For Money3.04.1
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