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Viking Hermod Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Hermod
Departure Port

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Very Good




Cruise type

River Cruises


Senior Cruises


Romantic Cruises


Family Cruises


First-Time Cruisers


20 Viking Hermod Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Spudsmack avatar


9 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise - There are differences


Our first river cruise, Passau to Budapest aboard the Hermod. Overall very pleased with the cruise. We did the pre-cruise in Prague, everything was well organized by Viking. The tree days gave us time to adjust to ...
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Sail Date September 2019

CnC1633 avatar


3 Reviews Written

Outstanding Cruise and Crew!

We chose this cruise because it lined up with the time we wanted to be in Munich for Oktoberfest and because we Love Viking! This itinerary with its included tours was exceptional! We met lots of interesting and ...
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Sail Date October 2018

EricaAMS avatar


1 Review Written

First time river cruiser

My husband and I really wanted to explore the cities on this itinerary, and a reputable cruise line was the only way we were willing to do it. I highly recommend the Munich and Salzburg extension at the start of the ...
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Sail Date July 2018

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1 Review Written

Best couples vacation ever!

Went with three other couples based on one experience with Viking and several recommendations specifically for the "Danube Waltz" cruise from Passau to Budapest. Our experience was just as others have provided. ...
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Sail Date July 2018

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Perfect First River Cruise

We wanted to try a River Cruise as a way to see this part of Europe for the first time. Good friends recommended this cruise as the right length and right area and the best Cruise Company. Viking takes great ...
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Sail Date May 2018

mreisz avatar


1 Review Written

Viking Danube Cruise

Highest Quality. A goos as many couples who are friends had told us. Staff very friendly and competent. Boat was incredibly well thought out. High quality furnishing in all aspects. Wonderful food. Arriving in ...
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Sail Date May 2018

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rhubarb fool

1 Review Written

As always...exceeds our expectations

We had been on one other Viking cruise two years prior and had been awed by the experience, we wanted to go on another one! In fact, we gave my sister a trip with us for her 50th birthday! I was so hoping that she ...
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Sail Date August 2017

Gcberg avatar


2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best river cruise

The section of the Danube we were on was very historic and beautiful. The tour tied in local cruisine and entertainment which was top notch. We spent an extra three days at the starting point in Budapest which I ...
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Sail Date July 2017

Sekmet avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Perfection Vacation

My husband and I have always wanted to take a river cruise after having experienced many ocean and sea cruises. We were delightfully surprised with how much we loved river cruising. The smaller ships were beacons ...
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Sail Date June 2017

THNebraska avatar


3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our second Viking cruise was just as amazing as the first!

Wanted to see some of Eastern Europe so this seemed like a nice way to do it. Plus you always wonder if the first amazing trip was a fluke. We can tell you it's not! Viking takes VIP care of you from the moment ...
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Sail Date May 2017

Breezy294 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A great River Cruise

This was our third Viking River Cruise. We went on this cruise as we wished to visit Paris and the Normandy Beaches. When we booked this cruise over a year before we sailed we believed the ship would be moored ...
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Sail Date April 2016

Mamadoc57 avatar


1 Review Written

Amazing Journey

From our first day on board, we were very impressed with the tour director, crew, accommodations and food. Everyone was courteous, efficient and more than accommodating. When our luggage did not arrive with us, ...
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Sail Date March 2015

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1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Cruise That Cruised Only About 8 Hours

There is a saying that you You don’t really know your insurance company until you need them. In our case we didn’t know our cruise company, Viking, until we needed them to stand behind their product. Without ...
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Sail Date June 2015

Joramo avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Human error canceled our cruise.

1&1/2 days is all we cruised and then we hit something and broke all the propellers and who knows what happened to the engine! We ended with a bus tour to all our sites. So we lost 1/2 day of sight seeing in ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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1 Review Written

A Fledgling Viking's Wonderful Journey

a. From a friend's impressive review, nothing short of Excellent. b. Reading the reviews and testimonials of seasoned Viking travelers c. From the initial contact with Viking representative to the port of ...
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Sail Date May 2018

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1 Review Written

First River Boat Cruise

This River Boat Cruise was our first cruise of any kind. We usually just hop on a plane and get to a destination. For example; the Grand Cayman Islands. However, I can say that our river cruise we took from Budapest ...
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Sail Date May 2018

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2 Reviews Written

John & Karen Trip

For Mature Adults. We wanted to see more of Europe. Viking was the best Choice. Cruise Staff was highly knowledgeable and friendly. Chef served fantastic meals. Tour Guides brought in a lot of area insight. Tours ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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1 Review Written

Fantastic crew, beautiful scenery and fascinating daily excursions.

We wanted our first river cruise to be on the Danube River. We’d heard wonderful reviews and great things about Viking Cruises from our friends. We enjoyed the variety of countries and cities to explore each day. ...
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Sail Date April 2019

MCC7 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruise down the Danube River

I wanted something special as a graduation gift for my son! The cruise was even nicer than I ever dreamed. The service was superb, as each crew member was so kind and responsive. The cruise director was amazing, ...
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Sail Date December 2018

Nancy993 avatar


1 Review Written

Bucharest to Budapest

We started our trip a day early in order to acclimatize after the long flight and booked the extra night at the hotel being used in conjunction with the cruise. We had already cruised the upper Danube with ...
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Sail Date May 2019

Viking Hermod Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.6
Value For Money3.04.3
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