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Viking Fontane Review

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Why Choose Viking Fontane?

  • Viking Fontane specializes in Elbe River cruises
  • All cabins are outsides, some have French balconies
  • Fares include shore tours

Viking Fontane Overview

The 112-passenger Viking Fontane sails along Europe's Elbe River on 10-day land/cruise trips between Berlin and Prague.

The ship, which was built in 1991 and fully refurbished in 2010, offers a restaurant, lounge and bar, sun deck, sauna, stair lift and laundry service. Cabins are equipped with private bathrooms, air conditioning, telephone and television. During the $2 million refurb, the line added 8 200-square-foot deluxe cabins with French balconies. The 48 standard cabins are on the small side -- 135 square foot -- but all have outside views.

Viking Fontane Member Reviews

This was our second Viking river cruise. Our first Viking cruise last year on the Danube was excellent, so we were excited about this Elbe cruise. Unfortunately the Elbe River was too shallow to do any actual cruising, but the ships Fontane and the ... Read more
Low water in the Elbe meant that Viking had not sailed for 3 months. Half of our passengers, when given the opportunity, cancelled their trip, in the expectation that the ship would not sail. We chose to go ahead and we were rewarded with an ... Read more
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06/15
This was our second Viking River cruise. Did a pre-trip extension in Berlin which was fab. Right in the heart of the city @ the Hilton, w/i walking distance of great food and prominent sights. Saw the Queen of England, spent a day in the main ... Read more
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