Viking Vidar Information
About Viking Vidar
Viking Vidar, one of Viking River Cruises’ Longship class cruise vessels, was built in 2015 and boasts one of the greenest records of its kind. With eco-friendly hybrid engines, it offers a smooth, quiet ride for up to 190 passengers and 48 crew members. Its route on the Rhine river between Amsterdam and Basel makes it a popular option for cruisers keen to discover Europe’s rich history and culture. There are eight cabin types aboard the ship, ranging from staterooms at 150 sq feet up to the massive 445 sq ft Explorer Suite, offering the ultimate in opulence. All rooms are designed with comfort in mind, with private bathrooms and showers, climate control and flat-screen TVs in every room. Wi-Fi is available on board and wine and beer are offered with lunch and dinner. There are several dining areas aboard the ship, including an open-air buffet, and the Chef is always visible should passengers wish to speak to him. The staff pride themselves on their personable attitudes and enjoy getting to know passengers on a first name basis during the cruise. Viking River Cruises really shine when it comes to discovering the on-shore destinations, with 6 guided tours and a range of free shore excursions included on the Rhine Getaway. History-loving passengers can discover Germany’s best-preserved medieval castle and the majestic Cologne Cathedral, while lovers of fine dining will enjoy sampling Alsatian wines and food in Strasbourg. With 4 countries to see in 8 days, cruisers aboard Viking Vidar will quickly discover all the delights of European culture.