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Viking River Cruises

operates the world’s largest and leading fleet of deluxe vessels built specifically for river travel. With its fleet plying the waterways of Europe, Russia, Ukraine and China, Viking has welcomed more than half a million people on magical, enlightening journeys through these exciting places. Viking ships are Scandinavian in design, with open, airy interiors by famed Norwegian maritime architects Yran & Storbraaten. Guests enjoy all the amenities they might expect in a fine hotel, plus expansive, panoramic views throughout. For more advice and information on Viking River cruises read our interview with Wendy Atkin-Smith

Viking extends suspension of all cruises until July 2020

Viking was the first cruise line to temporarily suspend operations of our river and ocean cruises. However, As the situation regarding COVID-19 has worsened and the global impact of the pandemic has become clearer,...
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Viking announces new Mississippi River cruises

Viking has announced it will be expanding its destination-focussed cruises with the launch of Mississippi River cruises. At a time when we could all do with a bit of happy news, Viking has announced the...
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Viking Russia river cruise review

A Viking Russia river cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg is the opportunity to experience the cultural and historical treasures of Russia, discovers Liz Jarvis. As something of a magpie, I am easily attracted to...
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Win a Viking river cruise

Enter our prize draw to win a Viking river cruise, and you and a guest could be sailing on three of Europe’s most beloved waterways. Exploring the Moselle, Rhine and Main from the comfort of a Viking...
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Viking reveals new Seine ships for 2020

Viking has unveiled more details about its four new river cruise ships which are custom built to navigate the Seine. “We have always had a strong vision for how to help guests explore the world...
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Viking Eastern Danube cruise review

Gary Buchanan sets sail on a Viking Eastern Danube cruise from Budapest to Bucharest and discovers intriguing architecture, landscapes and legends. Peeking inside the former Iron Curtain is like turning back the clock, to reveal...

Viking China stay-and-cruise review

A Viking China stay-and-cruise adventure from Shanghai to Beijing is the opportunity to become immersed in this fascinating country, discovers Becky Wiggins Early mornings on the river are my favourite time. Pulling on a sweater,...

Danube river cruise with Viking

Award-winning garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes embarks on a Viking Danube river cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest and discovers the river's intriguing history I’ve always been a keen sailor, and I love water, so when I had...

Viking River Cruises christens two new longships

KOBLENZ, GERMANY: Viking River Cruises today christened new longships, Viking Hild and Viking Herja, bringing the total number of ships in its fleet to 65. Speaking at the christening ceremony Torstein Hagen, CEO and Chairman...

Viking Cruises to return to RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Viking Cruises has announced it will partner with landscape designer Sarah Eberle again to create a garden inspired by the iconic architecture of Barcelona for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017. “Barcelona is both an amazing destination, but...

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