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Viking Helvetia Review

Viking Helvetia
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74% of cruisers loved it
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  • Cruise the Rhine River in comfort
  • Shore excursions and Wi-Fi included in the fare
  • Sun deck offers panoramic views of passing landscape
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Viking Helvetia Overview

Viking River Cruises' 198-passenger Viking Helvetia debuted in 2006. The ship plies the water of the Rhine River between Amsterdam and Basel, visiting ports like Cologne, Koblenz and Breisach, gateway to Germany's Black Forest.

Here's what you can expect onboard:

The ship has 99 outside cabins, with 37 featuring French balconies. The majority of cabins are 170 square feet; there are 10 smaller cabins that clock in at 151 square feet. Cabin amenities include TV, safe, hair dryer and bottled water (replenished daily). Electricity on the ships is 220V, but each cabin will have one or two 115V razor plugs available, generally in the bathroom.

Viking Helvetia has four decks, including a sun deck with shaded area. Interior spaces include a lobby atrium, an observation lounge with bar, an open-seating dining room, a boutique and a library. There are a few computers for passenger use.

Fares include shore tours and free Wi-Fi.

Viking Helvetia Member Reviews

A Great Cruise Firegaff
10/14
We booked this cruise along with 5 other couples. We arrived in Amsterdam 4 days early then went on the cruise. We felt totally taken care of the whole time. The food was great, something for everyone. The bar was good not too expensive, and the ... Read more
08/14
Viking representatives met us at the airport and offered help with baggage, answering questions, and provided overall information. The Hotel Movenpick staff, for the most part were courteous. The receptionist at the desk when we arrived spoke curtly ... Read more
10/14
This was our first cruise. I did not want to join one of the large ocean going cruise ships with hoards of travelers and this cruise was ideal for someone wanting a much smaller environment. From our original contact with Viking to our final ... Read more
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