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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

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Viking wins Silver Gilt medal at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival

Viking Cruises' 'Friluftsliv Garden' has been awarded the Silver Gilt Medal at RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival. The 'Viking Friluftsliv Garden' has scooped up the prestigious Silver Gilt medal in the Show Garden category...

Sneak peek: Viking to launch all new ship for Mekong River cruise

Viking has announced the launch of an all new ship, Viking Saigon, for cruises along the Mekong River. The Viking Saigon will set a new standard for modern river cruising in Southeast Asia for its...

Viking announces new dates for Mississippi River cruises

Viking has announced the early of release of additional Mississippi River cruises for 2023, due to growing demand. At a time when we could all do with a bit of happy news, Viking has announced...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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