During a festive waterfront Christening Ceremony in Amsterdam, Viking River Cruises was proud to welcome six of its new Viking Longships to the award-winning and innovative fleet.
Delve into the past for a look into the art of building a Viking longship. Meet a master boatbuilder and learn about the role these vessels played in Viking society centuries ago.
During simultaneous christenings in Amsterdam and Rostock, Germany, Viking welcomed 10 award-winning Viking Longships and two custom vessels for the Elbe River into its European fleet.
The exceptional Explorer Suites on board Viking Longships feature separate sleeping and sitting rooms, a wraparound veranda with 270° views, a French balcony and hotel-style amenities.
With their innovative patented design, al fresco Aquavit Terrace and understated elegance, Viking Longships provide the most rewarding way to explore Europe. Find out more on this short tour.
The streamlined Scandinavian design and generous amenities of the staterooms on board Viking Longships create a lovely place to call home while exploring the waterways of Europe. Find out why.
Tour our stylish ships, designed with understated elegance and comfort in mind. Spacious staterooms, indoor and outdoor dining venues and panoramic views enrich your travel experience.
Viking Astrild and Viking Beyla were custom built for the Elbe River. These sister ships include deluxe accommodations, streamlined interiors and many features of our Viking Longships.
Custom built for Portugal’s Douro River, the intimate, state-of-the-art Viking Hemming and Viking Torgil feature several stateroom categories and lounges with floor-to-ceiling windows.
Our refurbished, elegant Russian fleet sets new standards of excellence in this region. Enjoy spacious staterooms and suites, an inviting restaurant and beautiful public spaces.
Explore Southeast Asia in comfort on board elegant Viking ships. Relax as you enjoy breathtaking, upper-deck views from your stateroom and savor local cuisine in the intimate restaurant.
Our innovative Viking Longships offer full-size verandas and the largest suites on Europe’s rivers. Dine in the restaurant or al fresco on our Aquavit Terrace, all with panoramic views.
Experience the Yangtze River in elegant comfort. The all-veranda Viking Emerald offers superb service, delicious local cuisine with a full Western-style menu and spectacular views.
Witness the intricate craftsmanship and herculean efforts that go into building a Viking Longship as you pay a fascinating visit to Rostock’s Neptun Yard along Germany’s northern coast.
Come inside the 300-year-old Schmidl Bakery in Dürnstein on the Danube River, where Karine meets the owner and sees how the fine breads served on board Viking ships are made.
Learn about the past and future of Viking River Cruises and the innovations behind our Viking Longships. Then come explore the great rivers of the world in unprecedented comfort.
Ever wonder what goes on in your river ship’s galley? Take a look inside the kitchen at the peak of mealtime as Karine dons an apron and joins the ranks of our talented crew.
Come into the galleys of our European river ships for an unforgettable visit with two Viking Executive Chefs, and glimpse some of the passion that goes into every dish they serve.
Head into the cellars of Erhard Mörwald, the fifth-generation Wachau Valley vintner who produces the distinctive private-label wines that are served on board our river ships.
See what sets Viking River Cruises apart: daily cultural immersion, opportunities for leisure and relaxation, and events that engage your mind and enliven your spirit. Learn more here.
There is no more enriching and convenient way to travel than on a Viking river cruise. If you’re new to river cruising and would like to know what you can expect, watch this video.
Learn how Viking earned the Guinness World Records title for “Most Ships Inaugurated in One Day by One Company,” an event that unfolded in Amsterdam, Rostock and Avignon.