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Viking Star - Cities of Antiquity & The Holy Land

A 15 days ocean cruise “Cities of Antiquity & the Holy Land” on the Viking Star, we chose this... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
myo2908
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Viking ingvar - Mixed bag

Lots of positives- friendly, knowledgeable, helpful staff. Tours & tour guides great - really made... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
LilyG856
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Lots of positives- friendly, knowledgeable, helpful staff. Tours & tour guides great - really made the trip. Russia beautiful & interesting. Cabin & boat generally kept very clean. Only a few hundred guests rather than the thousands that are catered for on big cruise ships....More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Our first riverboat cruise on a revisit to St. Petersburg- staff were warm and welcoming and suites of a high standard although not much sound proofing from adjacent rooms .Ensuite was compact but adequate with generous amenities provided.The ship was clean and comfortable through out...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We loved the two Viking River Cruises that we took on the Danube and Seine and this was our first Viking Ocean Cruise. The Viking Star is a new ship that is perfect in every way. Dining: "The Restaurant" is the main dining room with...More

2  Thank elguapo122
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our Barcelona to Rome voyage on the Viking Sky. The ship itself was beautifully appointed, the entire staff was superb, the restaurant choices were delightful, and the off shore adventures were full of history and local lore. Viking took good care of...More

1  Thank irishvt
Reviewed 31 March 2018

In February of 2017 we sailed from Rome to Barcelona. Ports-of-call were Malta, Sardinia, Tunis, Algiers, and Valencia. The cruise was wonderful! The year before we had sailed on Viking's cruise from Venice to Istanbul. Knowing that all of Viking's Ocean ships have the same...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

A 15 days ocean cruise “Cities of Antiquity & the Holy Land” on the Viking Star, we chose this cruise for the countries and ports: Greece, Greek Islands, Israel and Italy. At each port Viking had an included (free) or optional excursion (paid), the excursions...More

1  Thank myo2908
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is not a cheap holiday but I for one was not disappointed. We didn't know what to expect of Russia but, like many others I suspect, we expected much of it to be rather drab and grey. Far from it!! With Viking and their...More

3  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We went on the the Truvor from Moscow to ST. Petersburg in mid - September. The staff was efficient, well organized and mostly helpful. The ship was clean, and cabins were small. The local guides were excellent and touring the varied palaces, museums and small...More

1  Thank fergrimes-7
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The Viking Star is an absolutely beautiful ship that is 1st class in every way. We had a cabin on 4th deck, aft, that was perfect. We went with my wife's sister and they had an adjoining cabin where the deck divider opened to make...More

4  Thank RWG19
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews, I was understandably a little concerned about this trip but there was no need. Everything from the organisation, to the friendliness of the staff, the food, and the overwhelming knowledge of the three Russian tour guides was amazing! Yes,...More

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