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27 Viking Rinda Cruise Reviews


AZmon avatar

AZmon

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our First River Cruise...loved it!

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This was our first river cruise, first time with Viking, and first trip to Europe. Throughout the entire journey, the Viking staff was very attentive, well-trained and polite. They truly want their passengers to ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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dearcarolh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing way to see France

We enjoyed the pre-tour of Paris. It gave us time to relax and adjust to the time change before we sailed. The tour director was great, always available to help with our questions. We liked the choices of tours ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Phil Murray

1 Review Written

Paris & Normandy

This was our second Viking cruise. The first was from Switzerland to Amsterdam a few years ago, and it was wonderful in all respects. The Paris to Normandy cruise was not as good. No issue with the room, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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2603diane

1 Review Written

First Time River Cruise

This was a "Congratulations on Your Retirement" cruise to myself and I took one of my daughters. Very different to the two Ocean Cruises that I had take before, which I expected, and I welcomed the change of ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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jamit

1 Review Written

Amazing Food, Amazing Crew, Amazing Trip!

We picked this cruise because Normandy was on my husbands bucket list. We were definitely surprised with how easy Viking made everything . . . met us at the airport, all the shuttle services, dropped us at the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Shadena

1 Review Written

Paris to Normandy

We chose this cruise to see Paris and to experience the D-Day beaches at Normandy.. The ship was very comfortable and the on board service was very good. The room was clean and very comfortable with a great ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Faxuvlife

2 Reviews Written

Normandy Beach

Primarily to go to Normandy. I love history and besides Normandy it was going to see various cathedrals, crypts, area where Joan of Arc was burned to death that held my attention. Also, seeing Monet's garden was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Doogiesmom

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Paris in the Springtime

We chose this cruise for value, itinerary, timing. We opted for the three night extension in Paris at the lovely Hotel Rochester, 2 blocks from the Champs Elysee, which was expensive but included transportation, a ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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llarwi1266

1 Review Written

Normandy Tour

Had a friend who had taken a river cruise in Germany. Very impressed with Viking and taking another ocean cruise in May 2017. This river cruise was after a 7 day cruise on the Delling. Enjoyed Delling more mostly ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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francophile3

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Service and Food

As a Francophile, I wanted to be able to experience as much French as possible. I enjoyed the sites we saw, the tour guides were excellent, but the thing I enjoyed the most was getting away from the ship and going ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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kjones121

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise but Le Peq is a distance from Paris

France's Finest started in Marseilles and went to Lyon. Then a transfer by TGV (high speed train to Le Peq to catch the Rinda. The first comment that I have is that Le Peq isn't Paris, or even very close. The times ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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karendwy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Love Lyon!

The choice of optional and regular excurisions were not as great as other cruises we have been on. Otherwise, the ship was great, service was great and the food was good. It seemed to me that Viking wanted to put a ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Frys2go

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The crew is so in tune with the guests, they know your wishes before YOU do!

Heard good things about Viking. Everything was very nice EXCEPT the horrifying drive to the airport from river boat. THE DRIVER WAS THE WORST!!!!! So many asked that he slow down, and be cautious. He did not seem ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Lgrynsr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Rhine river cruises

Second time Viking cruise; wanted to visit Amsterdam and many other cities along the Rhine river. We arrived two days before the cruise and stayed in Amsterdam. Visited many of the sights including a canal boat ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Pb61

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Almost Perfect

First time on Viking, but I have been on many other ocean and river cruises. Viking is pricey, but decided to try them due to included wine, beer and most excursions. Viking delivered in terms of personal service, ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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jdbirch

12 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Along the Seine on the Rinda - April 20-27, 2016

Paris and the Heart of Normandy aboard the Viking Rinda. April 20-27, 2016 OK, we’re not rookies at this… this is our fifth Viking cruise, and this was our least favorite of the batch. Not Viking’s ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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mlcpa

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

The most beautiful cruise

Cruise from Paris to Normandy and back. Unfortunately we were unable to depart from the normal location in Paris and had to go to a place about 45 minutes from Paris; thus limiting our ability to explore the sights ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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carjan

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Grand River Cruise!

We love the river cruises because they are so relaxing and you see so much more of the countryside. We had been on the Grand European Cruise the year before and absolutely loved it, So we decided to go on another ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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pdagestad

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Normandy is a MUST SEE.

The primary reason we took the cruise was to visit Normandy. We did the pre stay in Paris. The hotel was in an ideal location next to the Eiffel Tower. It was also close to a metro stop that allowed easy access ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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teddybear81

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising the Siene river was remarkable.

We chose this cruise because we wanted to go back to Paris and go on a river cruise. This was a great choice. The transfers from the airport to the ship was very smooth as well as the embarkation procedure. The crew ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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simonellium

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise; some nitpicks

Rinda is clean, big and new. Excellent dining options. Staff is courteous, entertaining, knowledgeable and always willing to help. Our cruise director Michael is clearly enthusiastic about the subject matter (he's a ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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sbstringer007

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not Enough On the River Time

The boat, food and crew were excellent. The overall experience was very positive but thought some things needed to be said. First off, as in other reviews, leaving from Le Pecq and not Paris was a huge ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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mlcpa

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Ship and Crew; Wonderful Adventure

We took the Paris and the Heart of Normandy cruise on October 26. Our real disappointment was the location of the dock. It was several miles outside of Paris which made it hard to visit the City whenever we ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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gaesharp

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise in a Wonderful Part of the World

This was our 3rd river cruise with Viking Cruises. Whilst not our favourite itinerary, compared to the previous 2 cruises, it was still very enjoyable and we again loved the whole Viking experience. We received ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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braids09

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall loved it but had some issues.

The cruise overall was very good. The Rinda is a relatively new ship, very light and airy, well laid out. Our room which had a balcony was small but efficient. The service was excellent. The food overall was very ...
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Sail Date May 2015


Viking Rinda Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.6
Dining4.04.7
Entertainment3.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation1.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service4.04.9
Value For Money3.04.5
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