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Viking Hermod Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Hermod
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River Cruises


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23 Viking Hermod Senior 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

IntelliWriter avatar


2 Reviews Written

Expected more for cost

We sailed the Passage to Eastern Europe with the added pre-extension in Prague. Overall Viking is very organized in terms of transporting you from place to place. Starting at the airport, there was a Viking Rep ...
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Sail Date August 2019

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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

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1 Review Written


We wanted a river cruise and found a lot of great revues The cabin was clean, window below the view line. Food was great, service too. I asked for no pork on my menus. Was totally ignored Almost ...
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Sail Date July 2018

bkett27027 avatar


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

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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2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Experience!

This was the best vacation I have ever had. A Viking employee met us at the airport in Munich and got us to the hotel where we stayed for the first three days. The day we arrived at the hotel in Munich we had a ...
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Sail Date October 2017

SportsMom27 avatar


1 Review Written

Always a Wonderful Cruise with Viking

This was our third Viking cruise (two river/one ocean) and we were not disappointed. We took the "Castles and Legends" voyage which included four days (two in Munich/two in Salzburg) prior to sailing and thoroughly ...
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Sail Date May 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

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1 Review Written


The itinerary was very good and the stop at Normandy was really special. The crew was wonderful. The food was ok. The wine was served amply. The cabin was ok but the carpeting there and throughout the ship was in ...
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Sail Date September 2015

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1 Review Written

Southern France; Magnifique!

My sisters and I decided to take our aging mother to France and this was the perfect choice for us all! From start to finish, the service and the personnel were the best! Having traveled a lot having been an ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Croger avatar


1 Review Written

What a wonderful cruise

It appears only negative comments are showing up for this cruise. But....... We just got home from the Portraits of Southern France cruise with a three day extension in Paris and had a wonderful time! ...
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Sail Date July 2015

Temreguy avatar


1 Review Written

Chalon-sur-Saone to Avignon

The Hermod is only a year old and is in beautiful condition and very well maintained by the staff. It is simply gorgeous. The public areas are very well appointed. The dining room suffers from a low, hard ceiling ...
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Sail Date July 2015

MichaelPeak avatar


1 Review Written

Portraits of Southern France; Another Great Cruise

When I saw some of the scathing comments about customers’ experiences on the Hermod and we were about to set off to cruise on her, I was extremely concerned. However a very prompt reply to my email to the hotel ...
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Sail Date July 2015

stilly43 avatar


1 Review Written

Nothing bad to say

I have nothing bad to say. The trip was flawless and wonderful. I had some flight problems on the trip over. With a few phone calls I was on a back up flight and the Viking representatives were there to greet me in ...
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Sail Date May 2014

Hollymack avatar


1 Review Written

Dream trip of my lifetime

A Viking River Cruise has been on my bucket list for a long time so my life long best friend and I booked a trip to celebrate our 65th birthdays. There was absolutely NOTHING that we were disappointed about. Our ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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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

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

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A once in a lifetime experience!

I have never been to that part of the world and I had always heard the Danube cruise was the one to take. We were not disappointed. In fact, the experience far exceeded our expectations. From the minute we left ...
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Sail Date June 2018

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1 Review Written

Viking is the best

We were well taken care of on every facet of the trip. The tours were fantastic and educational. The food was the best and there was a great variety of types of food. Transportation to and from the ship were ...
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Sail Date July 2019

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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