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Viking Brings Canoes, Bikes & Other Major Activities To Your Next River Cruise

Viking River Cruises has just revealed it will be adding active choices on several European itineraries in 2018 and 2019, including canoeing, biking and electronic-biking tours. Among the new excursions are wetlands canoeing on the Elbe, Danube (near Vienna), Moselle and Normandy (on a tributary of the Seine) rivers, as well as bike and e-bike tours in Austria’s Wachau Valley and around the windmills of Kinderdijk. In the Black Forest, one tour will allow passengers to bike through vineyards, then visit a home for coffee and cake. The active excursions will have an extra fee and Viking will not...

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Viking Orders Seven New Ships And Releases Official Date To Fans

Viking has just released information that they have placed an order for seven river cruise ships that will debut in 2019. The new order includes six 190-passenger Viking Longships which will sail the brand’s itineraries on the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. The smaller, seventh vessel, hosting 106 passengers, will be designed specifically for the company’s Portugal’s River of Gold itinerary and therefore cruise down Portugal’s Douro River. Torstein Hagen, chairman of Viking, said: “We knew there was an opportunity to do things differently when we started 20 years ago. In the last two decades, we have led the industry...

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Viking Continues Down Ocean Cruising Route: ‘Our Guests Have Spoken’

Viking Cruises has added two more ocean-going ships to its plans, and will now grow to at least eight vessels. Another two ships were ordered from Fincantieri on Tuesday 18th April, with the option to order another two ships. The two newbuilds will be sister ships to the six already ordered and will join Viking’s existing fleet of 64 in 2021 and 2022. Viking is forecasted to be the leading force in the luxury ocean industry by 2020 and the addition of these two newly ordered ships, not forgetting the three ships still to be delivered by Fincantieri, will...

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27 Reasons Why Viking Cruises Are THE River Cruise Line

Unlike ocean cruises, river cruises are a relatively new phenomenon that, over the past couple of decades have started to appeal to those who would prefer to avoid the mainstream cruises that can be huge and overwhelming. With intimacy and comfort at the helm, river cruises are the new way of exploring cities far and wide and if you’re after the best, we at www.CRUISE.co.uk think that Viking Cruises are the leaders of the pack for these 27 (yep, count em!) reasons…       1. Superb Value  With Viking you can guarantee that you’re going to be receiving...

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An Introduction To: Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises were established in 1997, they boast the largest fleet of river ships in the world, with an emphasis on comfort and top quality service. They’re independently owned, meaning that they have the freedom to create interesting journeys that are like no other cruise! The focus is on the destination, so this cruise line enables you to see more of the heart of the cities! But what can you expect on one of their ships? Who should you expect to travel with? Read on to find out! Did you know? Viking River Cruises have been voted best...

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