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Viking Alsvin First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Alsvin
Departure Port

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Senior Cruises


Romantic Cruises


River Cruises


First-Time Cruisers


Family Cruises


13 Viking Alsvin First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

DanielJLieb avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas markets along the Danube


Christmas market cruise. Absolutely magical! Dining experience was delightful and far beyond what I could have hoped for... from early morning coffee / breakfast to midnight snacks... servers polite, friendly, ...
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Sail Date November 2015

mstines@pacbell.net avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

15 Days in Heaven!

Although we've traveled extensively this was our first river cruise. And this is the only to go! We added a pre-cruise stay in Amsterdam. What a fun city! The canal boat trip, Rijksmuseum and tour of the red light ...
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Sail Date November 2015

steverhodes avatar


6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

A trip full of great new friends and tons of wonderful pictures

For our first cruise or organized trip of any kind, my wife and I started in July, 2014 with Viking's Grand European trip from Amsterdam to Budapest. After 34 vacations abroad strictly on our own where we set the ...
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Sail Date July 2014

velvetfrog avatar


1 Review Written

Trip of a Lifetime

Since this was our first river cruise, we didn't know exactly what to expect. The ship was very well appointed and comfortable. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and our activity director, Elizabeth, gave ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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Mary Alice Henriksen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Budapest to Amsterdam: Wonderful in every way

This was our first River Cruise and we loved it! In fact, we are ready to repeat this experience. We loved everything about this cruise. The staff was so kind and helpful; they were wonderful. The food was ...
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Sail Date August 2015

lhouleco@aol.com avatar


1 Review Written

First Time River Cruiser

Enjoyed my time on both the Alsvin and the Ingvi. Low water on the Danube caused us to pack mid-trip and be transferred to another ship. The process went very smoothly and we didn't miss out on any tours, etc. A ...
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Sail Date August 2015

hrh1 avatar


1 Review Written

Budapest to Amsterdam with Extension in Amsterdam

We joined the Viking Alsvin in Budapest. it was clear that the organisation of the cruise was well thought out and practised from the moment our flight was met at the airport. the transfer went smoothly. The same ...
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Sail Date March 2015

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Heather McPherson

1 Review Written

Extraordinary River Cruise!

Our first ever cruise, we loved it, best thing we ever did & would love to go again when we save up enough money. It was beautiful & well organised. We were welcomed on board & departure was just so well organised. ...
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Sail Date July 2015

NancyW1 avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grand European Tour with a 4 day Extension to Prague

Trip of a Lifetime & Excellent! The Viking Longship Alsvin was outstanding in terms of staff, service & attention to detail. The food & entertainment were superb & the regional daily tour guides were very ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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Mary Shaw

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Absolutely Fabulous

This was our 1st River Cruise but we thoroughly enjoyed it The Staff were all fantastic ,nothing. Was a trouble for them and they were all so friendly&helpful. We enjoyed the Day trips ,seeing the ...
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Sail Date June 2015

shorty93 avatar


4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary Experience

This was our first cruise and we were not sure what to expect. Our prior experiences were all inclusive ocean cruises with Silversea. Overall, the river cruise was fabulous and exceeded our expectations. Great ...
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Sail Date August 2015

MengahV avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Vacation Ever!

Just back from the Grand European River Cruise, on Viking Alsvin, from Budapest to Amsterdam. Exceeded our expectations! The Viking Longships are beautiful. Very impressed with everything on the ship! Cabins were ...
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Sail Date July 2015

mikesgirl1961@gmail.com avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Vacation Ever

We took the Viking Alsvin on the Grand European River Cruise and it far exceeded our expectations. Our chief was Manuel and the food was phenomenal. Regional specialities were prepared throughout the cruise. One ...
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Sail Date March 2015

Viking Alsvin Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.8
Value For Money5.04.6
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