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Viking Delling Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Delling
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

18

Very Good

8

Poor

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

27

Romantic Cruises

22

River Cruises

19

Luxury Cruises

9

Family Cruises

5

27 Viking Delling Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


KEB1 avatar

KEB1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

excellence in action

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I chose this cruise because I had been to Lyon once before but only for a day and I wanted to see more and I am a fan of French food, history, culture, wine and pretty much everything else. The stops were all ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Peak14kCruisers

1 Review Written

French wine estravaganza

We chose this cruise because we have always wanted to explore that portion of France. It was our first river cruise and Viking cruise. For our cousins, it was their first cruise of any sort. The trip was beyond ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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mkhoffme2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Avignon to Lyon

Avignon has been on my bucket list since high school. Everything about this lived up to our expectations and in fact surpassed them. When I called to make the reservations, Damian Tulloch spent and hour and a half ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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nedtraveler

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very nice onboard experience but little cruising

Our cruise on the Delling down the Rhone from Lyon to Avignon had many excellent features (like service, food, and accommodations on the ship) but also some disappointments. There were about 185 passengers; any ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Bunnidancer

1 Review Written

Better than expected!

Wanted to try something different for a vacation and several friends recommended Viking River Cruises. It was all that we expected and more! Excellent cabin, food, service, excursions, etc. Our transfers between ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Gloriaba

1 Review Written

Viking Cruise to Southern France

We chose this cruise, because we have travel with Viking before, we did the Danube Budapest to Bucharest, and we enjoy it very much, this time we one.. We love the history, the towns we visit were very interested, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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leemart1965

1 Review Written

The food is delicious

The only thing you have to think about is what you want to eat. The staff does everything for you that needs to be done. Excellent chefs. Food is so good. Wine selections are superb. Just they need to have more ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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aliceelizabethmanning

1 Review Written

The entire cruise was FANTASTIC! Best vacation ever.

We read about it in their brochures. Great price, great value. My husband and I talked to friends and travel agents about which cruise line to chose for our first river cruise. Viking Cruise Line was highly ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Joan2515

1 Review Written

Great Trip

While the weather was rotten, cold and wet more than sunny and warm, the trip was excellent thanks to a great crew and an fantastic trip director. The sights along the river were awesome, with lots of Roman ruins ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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W. J. Young

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Educational Experience

We had a broad exposure to the history and archeological gems of France and were able to visit many local communities along the Rhone River. Food was terrific. We had local specialties as we're cruised through the ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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quad D

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Experience

Friends told us how wonderful the Viking cruises were and they were absolutely correct. The accommodations, food, and service were outstanding. Libations were great too! We could not imagine a better experience ...
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Sail Date October 2016


Jeniceves avatar

Jeniceves

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise

We booked the "France's Finest" cruise which is a combination of the 7 day Lyon and Provence cruise and the 7 day Paris to Normandy cruise. We had never been on a river cruise and did so on the recommendation of ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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RickandSue

1 Review Written

Our River Cruise, Avignon to Lyon

Despite the fact that we were not able to cruise at all (by order of the French government), we had a wonderful time. All of the crew and staff did an excellent job of reacting to the situation. We never missed ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Donna1347

1 Review Written

Critique

We started out in Paris and were bused to Dijon and Lyon, we were supposed to board the vessel and sail to Macon, but the Soane was flooded so we were bused there. The people on the buses were terrific, the food ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Cathy2

1 Review Written

Summary

we wanted to join a couple we traveled with before. We like France. But not up to our expectations. Service was very good, but no one was from France and so really didn't know the france culture. We had trouble ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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SeasonedTravellers

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Less than French Experience on a French River in France

THIS WAS OUT FIRST CRUISE EXPERIENCE. On the plus side, Olivier, the Tour Director is energetic and very talented and entertaining as this Viking cruise provides little outside entertainment coming on to the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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djrogers1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lyon and Provence make for a wonderful wine and dine cruise!

We chose Lyon and Provence for food and wine experiences and were not disappointed. The food and wine on the Delling were both quite nice, and we dined at a brasserie in Lyon run by Paul Bocuse, a three-star ...
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Sail Date May 2016


MariaMMB avatar

MariaMMB

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking Staff Excellent; a Few Exceptions on Other Things

I chose Viking with a destination in Avignon, as well as a 3 day pre-trip to Paris. I have significant health issues and I wanted a cruise line with a good reputation that would take care of everything, and so I ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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SirGolfalot

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Portraits of Southern France

We sailed from Avignon upriver on the Rhone on the Viking Delling. The weather turned out warmer and sunnier than we had anticipated. We didn't do any extra days before or after the cruise, but had we known what ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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springerspaniels

1 Review Written

Portraits of Southern France

Our third Viking River cruise. Service , food and staff usual high standard. Ship was beautiful - modern , airy and clean. New outside terrace too - fortunately we had good weather so ate outside several times . ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Woodsy Al

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Southern France was hot, hot, hot, then the A/C failed.

Weather. Our cruise happened to coincide with a severe heat wave in France. High temperatures each day were 90-100+ degrees for the entire cruise. This would have been tolerable if the ship’s air conditioning ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Mpickett

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Unriver cruise

On our way to the airport on May 5 we received an email from Viking River Cruises telling us that because of rising water levels, our ship, the Delling, would not be able cruise. We would be housed in a hotel, the ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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baitang

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Relaxing Cruise, Awesome Sightseeing and Fabulous Flowers

This was Viking's Windmills and Tulips cruise. We took a 3-day pre-trip in Amsterdam to get over jet lag and take advantage of all that city has to offer. Our hotel (Amsterdam Blu) was well located near Dam Square ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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grumma43

1 Review Written

Delightful Delling Didn't Disappoint

My husband and I have sailed several ocean cruises and just never loved the large ships. So, we thought we'd experience a smaller river cruise and chose a Danube trip. It was a test to see if maybe this type of ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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ibjunior

1 Review Written

Tulips and Windmills on the Viking Delling 2014

We booked this cruise and air travel directly with Viking having previously cruised with Avalon and Uniworld. This was the new vessels fourth cruise since its construction. The ship exterior is all white and it ...
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Sail Date April 2014


Viking Delling Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment4.04
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.4
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.3
Service5.04.8
Value For Money4.04.4
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