Viking Helvetia

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Viking Helvetia

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Viking Helvetia

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Viking Helvetia and Viking Sun built in 2005/2006, are specially designed for sailing on the Rhine in comfort and elegance. Higher ceilings give all 198 guests a spacious feeling, and the entire ship is set up for optimal viewing of scenery. In addition to hotel-style beds, French balconies and large picture windows in staterooms, guests can enjoy the sun deck and other open air decks while sailing. The observation deck and restaurant have huge panoramic windows, and the ship’s soaring lobby atrium has a seating area with observation windows as well.

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Ship Highlights

Below is a sampling of some of the exciting features found aboard this Viking ship.

The Lounge

With floor-to-ceiling glass windows and large, comfortable chairs, the Observation Lounge is the heart of the ship - a gathering place for guests to view the scenery, have a drink, take in lectures and lore, and enjoy local music.


Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is dedicated to making your stay aboard the most memorable experience possible.


You’ll gaze at breathtaking scenery through the Restaurant’s panoramic windows as you dine on regional specialties and contemporary cuisine. The atmosphere is casual yet elegant, with high-quality table linens, china, cutlery and glassware at every meal.

The Bar

Located in the Lounge, the bar is lively and inviting - a gathering place for guests to have a drink and hear live music every evening.


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French Balcony Stateroom

Boasting sweeping river views, our French Balcony Staterooms are comfortable and airy, with hotel-style beds, a private bathroom, roomy closets and storage space, and a flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package.