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Address: Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Shearings Rhine river cruise

Started with disgusting minibus from Newcastle to Hull. Bus was illegal and stank of stale smoke. Others complained of vomit smells near front of minibus. Luckily Shearings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Julia B
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, Alabama
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first river cruise and our first with Viking. We chose this based upon the recommendation of friends who have cruised with Viking. The itinerary was well planned and we only did one optional excursion during our week. All excursions were included in the price of the cruise except for our optional tour of the Audie Murphy memorial.... More 

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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This being my second trip in 2 years on the Scenic Cruises 14 day Basel to Amsterdam Rhine and Moselle Rivers. This itinerary is my favourite as it includes the most beautiful of all the rivers - The Moselle. Plus you visit Germany, France, Belgium and Holland all very unique with lots of variety along the way. Subtle changes to... More 

Thank AustralianTravelGuru
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268 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took the Rhine River Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam and this was our first river cruise and the first with Viking. We could not have had a better experience. The stops on the tour such as Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Cologne really give you a good view of these famous cities and their cathedrals. The tour guides and... More 

2 Thank Glen W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Summary: City of Lights Cruiseon Viking Odin with time before and after in Prague and Paris. Poor Value for Money primarily due to maintenance issue with the ship, and poor customer service. Would recommend travelers considering a river cruise seriously consider Viking competitors such as Avalon or Grand Circle. Travel Dates: 29-July-15 to 10-Aug-15 with pre-cruise in Praque, 8 day... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started with disgusting minibus from Newcastle to Hull. Bus was illegal and stank of stale smoke. Others complained of vomit smells near front of minibus. Luckily Shearings resolved this for return journey. Boat was msp Rotterdam lovely boat amazing staff and meals . itinerary was changed which led to more disappointment as didn't get much time to sightsee at many... More 

1 Thank Julia B
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is in two parts. Firstly the Serenade 2 and her crew - The ship was kept spotless and the crew were always polite and helpful. The cabin was a good size. The food was excellent given the number of passengers the crew were catering for. The bar area was too small and there was no chance of any... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us in two cabins took the Viking River cruise from Basel to Amsterdam at the end of September. We didn't know it, and Viking didn't tell us, but our travel agent had given us a $180 credit per cabin. On the second to the last night, after it was too late to spend that credit on some "extra... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know I am now a senior citizen, but I do not want to be on a cruise that caters to primary seniors. I would much prefer a more diverse age group. At times I felt as though I was in an assisted living home. Viking service was very good, but I believe they need to make some severe changes.... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After booking a weekend trip to see the Rhine in Flames I along with several others were extremely disappointed in the firework display. I had expected to see a large and colourful display but it was more like the Rhine in Sparkles.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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97 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a ferry down the River Rhine from Fussen. It was a clear sunny day and what a great way to spend it! So many quaint towns, landmarks and scenery line the river. If you're going through countryside Germany, it's worth the ride!

Thank Jenzo S

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