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Viking River Ship Reviews

 
Ranked #1 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.5)


  • 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
Ranked #2 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.5)


  • 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
Ranked #3 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.5)


  • 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
Ranked #4 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.3)


  • 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
Ranked #5 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.2)


  • Viking Fontane specializes in Elbe River cruises
  • All cabins are outsides, some have French balconies
  • Fares include shore tours
  • Launched: 1991; Passengers: 112
Ranked #6 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.2)


  • 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
Ranked #7 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.1)


  • 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
Ranked #8 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.0)


  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • Launched: ; Passengers: 190
Ranked #9 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.0)


  • 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
Ranked #10 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.0)


  • 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
Ranked #11 of 50 Viking River Ships
(5.0)


  • 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
Ranked #12 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.9)


  • Viking Truvor specializes in Russia river cruises
  • Cultural highlights include opulent palaces
  • Ship features two restaurants
  • Launched: 1988; Passengers: 199
Itineraries:
Ranked #13 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.8)


  • 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
Ranked #14 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.8)


  • 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
Ranked #15 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.7)


  • 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
Ranked #16 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.7)


  • 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:
Ranked #17 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.6)


  • 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
Ranked #18 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.6)


  • 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
Itineraries:
Ranked #19 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.5)


  • One of Viking's deluxe river ships
  • Sun deck with lounge chairs provides excellent views
  • Daily tours are main entertainment
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 150
Ranked #20 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.5)


  • Viking Pride sails several European rivers
  • Cruise fare includes shore excursions
  • Passengers are well-traveled
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 150
Ranked #21 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.4)


  • 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
Ranked #22 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.4)


  • 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
Ranked #23 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.4)


  • 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
Ranked #24 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.4)


  • First of Viking's "Longship" class to launch
  • Sails Europe's Rhine and Danube
  • New level in river cruise comfort
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Ranked #25 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.4)


  • 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
Ranked #26 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.3)


  • 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
Ranked #27 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.3)


  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Europe's Danube River
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 190
Ranked #28 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.3)


  • One of Viking's newer river ships
  • Sails itineraries in Europe
  • Some staterooms include French windows that open
  • Launched: 2005; Passengers: 198
Ranked #29 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.3)


  • Viking Schumann specializes in Elbe River cruises
  • Cruise fares include shore tours
  • All cabins are outsides
  • Launched: 1991; Passengers: 124
Ranked #30 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.2)


  • Free shore excursions at each port
  • Large number of cabins with French balconies
  • Regionally influenced cuisine
  • Launched: 2009; Passengers: 189
Ranked #31 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.2)


  • 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
Ranked #32 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.2)


  • 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
Ranked #33 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.2)


  • Offers river cruises throughout Europe
  • All cabins feature outside views
  • River cruise vessel is contemporary-styled
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 150
Ranked #34 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.1)


  • 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
Ranked #35 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.0)


  • Ship specializes in European river cruises
  • Vessel features contemporary style
  • All cabins are outsides
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 150
Ranked #36 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.0)


  • 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
Ranked #37 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.0)


  • 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
Ranked #38 of 50 Viking River Ships
(4.0)


  • Variety of itineraries on Europe's rivers
  • Larger-than-average cabins, handful of suites
  • Great views from staterooms, Sun Deck
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 150
Ranked #39 of 50 Viking River Ships
(3.9)


  • 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
Itineraries:
Ranked #40 of 50 Viking River Ships
(3.9)


  • 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
Ranked #41 of 50 Viking River Ships
(3.8)


  • 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
Ranked #42 of 50 Viking River Ships
(3.7)


  • Viking Ingvar specializes in Russia river cruises
  • Cultural highlights include fortified monasteries
  • All cabins offer river views
  • Launched: 1988; Passengers: 199
Itineraries:
Ranked #43 of 50 Viking River Ships
(3.6)


  • 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
Ranked #44 of 50 Viking River Ships
(3.3)


  • 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
Ranked #45 of 50 Viking River Ships
(3.0)


  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Portugal's Douro River
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 106
Ranked #46 of 50 Viking River Ships

  • 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
Ranked #47 of 50 Viking River Ships

  • 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
Ranked #48 of 50 Viking River Ships

  • 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
Ranked #49 of 50 Viking River Ships

  • Launched: ; Passengers: 928
Ranked #50 of 50 Viking River Ships

  • Tours and most drinks included in price
  • Real balcony cabins; a rarity in river cruising
  • Sails Portugal's Douro River
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 106

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Member Reviews
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We were on board the Idun for 7 days. We travelled from Budapest to Nuremburg with an extra 3 day extension in Prague. Everything was so well organized. Right from the ...

by luvingtotravel

We were the first group to sail on the Hlin from Amsterdam to Budapest. There were issues from day one when the boat was delayed due to construction on one of the bridges. ...

by tensgrrl

Having just come back from Viking's RIVER OF GOLD trip I feel it necessary to post some comments I hope will be valuable to others. This makes my third trip with Viking. ...

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