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Viking Ingvi
Viking Ingvi
Ranked #1 of 64 Viking River Ships
96% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Spirit
Viking Spirit
Ranked #2 of 64 Viking River Ships
95% Loved It
  • Cruises focus on days in port and adventures ashore
  • Casual river ship carries only 150 passengers
  • Travels European rivers year-round
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 150
Viking Tor
Viking Tor
Ranked #3 of 64 Viking River Ships
94% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 190
Viking Skadi
Viking Skadi
Ranked #4 of 64 Viking River Ships
93% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Viking Baldur
Viking Baldur
Ranked #5 of 64 Viking River Ships
93% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: ; Passengers: 190
Viking Rurik
Viking Rurik
Ranked #6 of 64 Viking River Ships
93% Loved It
  • Company-owned ship completely refurbished in 2012
  • More time in St. Petersburg and Moscow than ocean cruise
  • Russian language lessons, vodka tastings and program directors
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 196
Viking Delling
Viking Delling
Ranked #7 of 64 Viking River Ships
90% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Fontane
Viking Fontane
Ranked #8 of 64 Viking River Ships
90% Loved It
  • Viking Fontane specializes in Elbe River cruises
  • All cabins are outsides, some have French balconies
  • Fares include shore tours
  • Launched: 1991; Passengers: 112
Viking Hemming
Viking Hemming
Ranked #9 of 64 Viking River Ships
90% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Portugal's Douro River
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 106
Viking Bragi
Viking Bragi
Ranked #10 of 64 Viking River Ships
90% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 190
Viking Emerald
Viking Emerald
Ranked #11 of 64 Viking River Ships
87% Loved It
  • Superb, attentive service on land and water
  • Large vessel with more facilities than Europe river cruises
  • Knowledgeable guides lead "free" shore tours
  • Launched: 2011; Passengers: 256
Itineraries:
Asia - Viking Emerald
Viking Jarl
Viking Jarl
Ranked #12 of 64 Viking River Ships
87% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 190
Viking Freya
Viking Freya
Ranked #13 of 64 Viking River Ships
86% Loved It
  • Offers cruises along the Danube
  • Boasts pair of 445-square-foot suites with balcony
  • Alfresco areas with grills on the top deck
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Viking Pride
Viking Pride
Ranked #14 of 64 Viking River Ships
85% Loved It
  • Viking Pride sails several European rivers
  • Cruise fare includes shore excursions
  • Passengers are well-traveled
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 150
Viking Schumann
Viking Schumann
Ranked #15 of 64 Viking River Ships
84% Loved It
  • Viking Schumann specializes in Elbe River cruises
  • Cruise fares include shore tours
  • All cabins are outsides
  • Launched: 1991; Passengers: 124
Viking Torgil
Viking Torgil
Ranked #16 of 64 Viking River Ships
83% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Portugal's Douro River
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 106
Viking Idi
Viking Idi
Ranked #17 of 64 Viking River Ships
83% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Lif
Viking Lif
Ranked #18 of 64 Viking River Ships
82% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Truvor
Viking Truvor
Ranked #19 of 64 Viking River Ships
82% Loved It
  • Viking Truvor specializes in Russia river cruises
  • Cultural highlights include opulent palaces
  • Ship features two restaurants
  • Launched: 1988; Passengers: 199
Viking Rinda
Viking Rinda
Ranked #20 of 64 Viking River Ships
81% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails France's Seine River from Paris to Normandy
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 190
Viking Atla
Viking Atla
Ranked #21 of 64 Viking River Ships
81% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 190
Viking Odin
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Viking Odin
Ranked #22 of 64 Viking River Ships
81% Loved It
  • First of Viking's "Longship" class to launch
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • New level in river cruise comfort
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Viking Prestige
Viking Prestige
Ranked #23 of 64 Viking River Ships
80% Loved It
  • Cruises Europe's Danube and Rhine Rivers
  • Shore tours at each port included in the cruise fare
  • Riverboat has six single occupancy cabins
  • Launched: 2011; Passengers: 188
Viking Gullveig
Viking Gullveig
Ranked #24 of 64 Viking River Ships
80% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Sky
Viking Sky
Ranked #25 of 64 Viking River Ships
79% Loved It
  • Variety of itineraries on Europe's rivers
  • Larger-than-average cabins, handful of suites
  • Great views from staterooms, Sun Deck
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 150
Viking Forseti
Viking Forseti
Ranked #26 of 64 Viking River Ships
79% Loved It
  • Bordeaux cruising on the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers
  • Huge focus on the wine and food of the region
  • Real balcony cabins, a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 190
Viking Njord
Viking Njord
Ranked #27 of 64 Viking River Ships
79% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Danube River
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Viking Bestla
Viking Bestla
Ranked #28 of 64 Viking River Ships
79% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Sun
Viking Sun
Ranked #29 of 64 Viking River Ships
77% Loved It
  • One of Viking's newer river ships
  • Sails itineraries in Europe
  • Some staterooms include French windows that open
  • Launched: 2005; Passengers: 198
Viking Legend
Viking Legend
Ranked #30 of 64 Viking River Ships
77% Loved It
  • Free shore excursions at each port
  • Large number of cabins with French balconies
  • Regionally influenced cuisine
  • Launched: 2009; Passengers: 189
Viking Buri
Viking Buri
Ranked #31 of 64 Viking River Ships
76% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails France's Saône and Rhône Rivers
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Danube
Viking Danube
Ranked #32 of 64 Viking River Ships
75% Loved It
  • One of Viking's deluxe river ships
  • Sun deck with lounge chairs provides excellent views
  • Daily tours are main entertainment
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 150
Viking Kara
Viking Kara
Ranked #33 of 64 Viking River Ships
75% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Neptune
Viking Neptune
Ranked #34 of 64 Viking River Ships
75% Loved It
  • Ship specializes in European river cruises
  • Vessel features contemporary style
  • All cabins are outsides
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 150
Viking Europe
Viking Europe
Ranked #35 of 64 Viking River Ships
75% Loved It
  • Offers river cruises throughout Europe
  • All cabins feature outside views
  • River cruise vessel is contemporary-styled
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 150
Viking Helvetia
Viking Helvetia
Ranked #36 of 64 Viking River Ships
74% Loved It
  • Cruise the Rhine River in comfort
  • Shore excursions and Wi-Fi included in the fare
  • Sun deck offers panoramic views of passing landscape
  • Launched: 2006; Passengers: 198
Viking Hlin
Viking Hlin
Ranked #37 of 64 Viking River Ships
73% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Magni
Viking Magni
Ranked #38 of 64 Viking River Ships
71% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 190
Viking Ingvar
Viking Ingvar
Ranked #39 of 64 Viking River Ships
69% Loved It
  • Viking Ingvar specializes in Russia river cruises
  • Cultural highlights include fortified monasteries
  • All cabins offer river views
  • Launched: 1988; Passengers: 199
Viking Heimdal
Viking Heimdal
Ranked #40 of 64 Viking River Ships
69% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails France's Saône and Rhône Rivers
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Helgi
Viking Helgi
Ranked #41 of 64 Viking River Ships
68% Loved It
  • Viking Helgi specializes in Russia river cruises
  • Cultural highlights include beautiful cathedrals
  • Eight single cabins are a rare find on river boats
  • Launched: 1984; Passengers: 199
Viking Gefjon
Viking Gefjon
Ranked #42 of 64 Viking River Ships
67% Loved It
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
Viking Aegir
Viking Aegir
Ranked #43 of 64 Viking River Ships
66% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Viking Hermod
Viking Hermod
Ranked #44 of 64 Viking River Ships
64% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails France's Saône and Rhône Rivers
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Idun
Viking Idun
Ranked #45 of 64 Viking River Ships
60% Loved It
  • Riverboat inaugurated the Longship class in 2012
  • Cruises along the Rhine and Danube
  • Check out 445-square-foot suites with balcony
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Viking Embla
Viking Embla
Ranked #46 of 64 Viking River Ships
56% Loved It
  • One of the line's newest Longship-class boats
  • Free shipwide wireless Internet
  • Try your hand at cuckoo clock-making, wooden shoe-carving or glassblowing
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Viking Skirnir
Viking Skirnir
Ranked #47 of 64 Viking River Ships
50% Loved It
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
Viking Modi
Viking Modi
Ranked #48 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
Viking Eir
Viking Eir
Ranked #49 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
Viking Eistla
Viking Eistla
Ranked #50 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Astrild
Viking Astrild
Ranked #51 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Specifically designed to explore the Elbe river
  • Glass walls designed to display maximum views of the river and scenery
  • Herb garden onboard
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 98
Viking Vidar
Viking Vidar
Ranked #52 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
Viking Vili
Viking Vili
Ranked #53 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
Viking Var
Viking Var
Ranked #54 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 190
Viking Kvasir
Viking Kvasir
Ranked #55 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Alsvin
Viking Alsvin
Ranked #56 of 64 Viking River Ships
100% Loved It
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Lofn
Viking Lofn
Ranked #57 of 64 Viking River Ships
0% Loved It
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
Viking Mandalay
Viking Mandalay
Ranked #58 of 64 Viking River Ships
0% Loved It
  • Ship specifically designed to explore the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers
  • Opportunity to learn about the local history
  • Gourmet menu including regional specialities
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 60
Itineraries:
Asia - Viking Mandalay
Viking Mani
Viking Mani
Ranked #59 of 64 Viking River Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Most excursions included in cruise price
  • Innovative indoor/outdoor Aquavit Terrace cafe
  • Large number of full balcony cabins available
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 190
Viking Mekong
Viking Mekong
Ranked #60 of 64 Viking River Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Intimate experience on a small ship, completely refurbished in 2013
  • Cruise fares include shore tours led by excellent local guides
  • Cruisers get the opportunity to interact with local people and culture
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 60
Itineraries:
Asia - Viking Mekong
Viking Beyla
Viking Beyla
Ranked #61 of 64 Viking River Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Specifically designed to explore the Elbe river
  • Glass walls designed to display maximum views of the river and scenery
  • Herb garden onboard
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 98
Viking Ve
Viking Ve
Ranked #62 of 64 Viking River Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
Viking Orient
Viking Orient
Ranked #63 of 64 Viking River Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Ship specifically designed to explore the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers
  • Opportunity to learn about the local history
  • Gourmet menu including regional specialities
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 60
Viking Mimir
Viking Mimir
Ranked #64 of 64 Viking River Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 190
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Viking River Member Reviews

82% Loved It

What a wonderful experience on our second Viking river cruise. We were scheduled to travel from Basel to Amsterdam for 7 nights. We booked our air ... Read more
by LFS517
We booked our family river cruise through Viking and it started to unravel from day one. The cruise was due to depart from Chalon-sur-Saone, I ... Read more
by JMcG
The bathroom floor is 2-3 inches higher than the stateroom floor. On the second night, I got up to use the bathroom and tripped and fell on the ... Read more
by rosedawn
I recently took my mother on a Viking river cruise from Basel to Amsterdam. This cruise was the 70th Birthday gift to my mother and was supposed to ... Read more
by natalia1973
Can't say enough about the crew. Very attentive and enthusiastic. This was our third Viking cruise. The itinerary for Tulips and Windmills was not ... Read more
by ron47
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