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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 Longships

New Ships: Viking Longships

Viking River Cruises’ newest longships epitomise the best of Scandinavian design. Here's a peek inside... With their sleek, Scandinavian design, Viking Cruises’ newest longships evoke a feeling of calm and elegance. The ships’ names are inspired...

Celebrity Travels: Neil Oliver

Neil Oliver, BBC2’s Coast presenter, reveals the destinations close to his heart I have just come back from filming Coast Australia and I was able to take my family out there for six weeks. We explored Perth, Melbourne...

Autumn deals with Viking River Cruises

Explore Europe’s historic rivers this autumn with some fantastic deals from Viking River Cruises. Viking River Cruises have just announced a host of deals for their Viking Longships and elegant Viking Sun or Viking Helvetia. The 8-day Rhine Discovery...

Expert Cruise Advice: Volunteering on a cruise

From helping to protect endangered Orangutans to funding a school in China, there are plenty of opportunities to carry out volunteering on a cruise writes Amy Watkins. Holidays are meant to be relaxing, so who...

Viking smashes world record and announces plans for ocean cruise ships

Viking River Cruises set a new Guinness World Record on Wednesday by naming eight ships in one ceremony. Four ships were named in Amsterdam – Viking Bragi, Viking Skadi, Viking Aegir and Viking Embla, while...

Expert Advice: Top 10 Luxury Cruises

From champagne on tap to caviar on the beach, a cruise holiday is the perfect opportunity to experience the high life. Here, in no particular order, are the Top 10 luxury cruise lines... 1. Oceania Famous...

Cruising with the Oscars

The 85th Academy Awards take place this Sunday in Hollywood, and the nominations for this year's Best Films bring some incredible destinations into sharp focus. If you've been inspired to visit one of the...
Viking River Cruises Longships with Godmother Joanne Lumley

Viking Longships review

Viking’s four new Longships have raised the bar when it comes to river cruising, writes Adam Coulter. When you’ve secured the services of the team responsible for designing Seabourn’s newest vessels, then expectations will inevitably...
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Best paw forward for Viking charity

Viking River Cruises is taking part in a sponsored dog walk along the River Thames on 29th April to support their chosen charity, Cancer Research UK. Viking have recruited Pip (right) to represent them during...

Joanna Lumley speaks at Viking Longship launch

Joanna Lumley is now the Godmother to the Viking Odin, one of four new Viking River Cruises Longships launched in a record-breaking day in Amsterdam. Viking christened the new state-of-the-art ships at once, all...

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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