Viking Astrild

Viking Astrild Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Astrild

Flag Switzerland
Builder Neptun Werft GmbH
Year built 2015
Speed 15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph
Length (LOA) 110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width) 11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage 5000 gt
Passengers 49 - 98
Crew 28
Decks 3
Cabins 49
Decks with cabins 2

Review of Viking Astrild

The Viking Astrild boat cruises on Elbe River in Germany and Czech Republic.

Viking Astrild cruise ship

Discover the loveliness of former East Germany on a 10-day Elbe River cruise on board the brand new 2015 Viking Astrild. Stroll through the palaces and gardens of the Saxon monarchs and sail between the cliffs of “Saxon Switzerland” in Germany. The voyage is bookended by nights in the beautiful Prague and multicultural Berlin.

Viking Astrild

Viking Astrild hosts just 98 guests in only 49 staterooms. She is a sister ship to Viking Beyla, built specifically to navigate Elbe River. The Astrild ship boasts the same design elements as the other Viking Longships, featuring deluxe accommodations, streamlined Scandinavian interiors and exceptional engineering. Choose from various classes of staterooms with upscale amenities. Veranda Suites provide two full rooms, a private veranda and French balcony, spacious closets, hotel-style beds, and 42-inch flat TVs. Viking Longships feature public spaces all in light, with innovative details such as the Aquavit Terrace at the bow of ship suitable for al-fresco dining and Astrild Observation Lounge with its beautiful glass doors, floor-to-ceiling.

Viking Astrild ship

Year built 2015 (longship) MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in) 269057521 HE7521 Switzerland
Passenger capacity Crew capacity Gross tonnage weight LOA length 98 30 4,000 tons 361 ft (110 m) Ship builder Owner and Operator Christened by Neptun Werft (Germany) Viking Cruises Sinemie Bakker
  • Passenger decks: 3 (out of 3)
  • Cabin grades number: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 49 (of which 2 Suite, 19 Balcony, 14 French Balconies, 14 with a non-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Astrild (dining room), Aquavit Terrace (al fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation, Astrild Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), top-deck (shaded relaxation area, Herbal Garden, putting green, walking track, Deck Chess, Shaffleboard). The Astrild longship doesn't have gym room, pool, jacuzzi, spa.
  • Viking Astrild cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions, ground transfers, live evening entertainment, daily lecturers, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.
  • Note: To/from Viking Astrild boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.
  • Viking Astrild is one of the two latest generation Viking Cruises longships specifically modified for cruising on Elbe River. This is a new (patented) Viking river cruise boat design allowing bigger accommodations without the need to shrink public areas size and to compromise the vessel's general comfort. While the Viking Astrild ship does not have pool, sauna or spa, her guests can enjoy luxury wellness facilities in all the port cities along the Astrild's Elbe river cruise itinerary.
  • The other Viking cruise ships on Elbe River are Fontane and Schumann, and the longship Beyla.

Viking Astrild cabins

Types/Categories (number, location), high to low
  • Suites - AA (x2, deck2)
  • Balcony Staterooms (on deck2)- A (x11), B (x8)
  • French Balcony Staterooms (on deck2, with floor to ceiling door-windows) - C (x5), D (x9)
  • RiverView Staterooms - E (x14, deck1).
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Our Viking Astrild river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Viking cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Viking River Cruises Europe cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On some Viking Astrild cruise tours, the line offers round-trip USA airfare discount deals (on select cabins or itineraries/dates).Viking River Cruises longships infographic Viking Astrild itineraries offer Elbe River cruises in Europe. The itinerary theme is "ELEGANT ELBE". Follows the list of ports and tours along the Astrild's itinerary route:

  • "ELEGANT ELBE" are 10-day cruises from Berlin to Prague, and the reverse from Prague to Berlin, with 1-night Berlin hotel (day 1), bus transfer to Potsdam and Magdeburg (day 2, embarkation).
  • Day 3 - tour to Dessau, arrival in Wittenberg
  • Day 4 - tour in Wittenberg, arrival in Torgau
  • Day 5 - arrival in Meissen (before noon) and in Dresden (evening)
  • Day 6 - tour in Dresden (overnight dock stay)
  • Day 7 - Saxon Switzerland, docks in Bad Schandau.
  • Day 8 - arrival in Litomerice (Czech Republic), farewell formal dinner on the boat.
  • Day 9 - disembarkation in Melnik, bus transfer to Prague (included city tour and 1-night Prague hotel package), with an optional offer for 2 more hotel nights in Prague.
  • Deals on departures from Czech Republic are inclusive of 1-night luxury Prague hotel package. On Day 2 is the organized city tour (Old Town guided walk), Hradcany, Prague Castle, city lunch. Follows bus transfer to the Viking Astrild boat in Melnik (embarkation, welcome aboard cocktail and dinner on the ship).
  • After Magdeburg disembarkation (Day 9) follows bus travel to Potsdam (Sanssouci Palace tour, New Chambers, free time) and transfer to Berlin, with 1-night Berlin hotel package included in the fares. There is an optional package for 2 more nights in Berlin.

Viking Astrild Itineraries 2017

The below listed Viking Astrild cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Viking Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
10 March 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3142
11 Mar        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
12 Mar        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
13 Mar        Meissen, Germany
13 Mar        Elbe River
14 Mar        Dresden, Germany
15 Mar        Bad Schandau, Germany
16 Mar        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
20 March 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3142
21 Mar        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
22 Mar        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
23 Mar        Meissen, Germany
23 Mar        Elbe River
24 Mar        Dresden, Germany
25 Mar        Bad Schandau, Germany
26 Mar        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
30 March 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3142
31 Mar        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
01 Apr        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
02 Apr        Meissen, Germany
02 Apr        Elbe River
03 Apr        Dresden, Germany
04 Apr        Bad Schandau, Germany
05 Apr        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
09 April 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3442
10 Apr        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
11 Apr        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
12 Apr        Meissen, Germany
12 Apr        Elbe River
13 Apr        Dresden, Germany
14 Apr        Bad Schandau, Germany
15 Apr        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
19 April 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3442
20 Apr        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
21 Apr        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
22 Apr        Meissen, Germany
22 Apr        Elbe River
23 Apr        Dresden, Germany
24 Apr        Bad Schandau, Germany
25 Apr        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
29 April 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3442
30 Apr        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
01 May        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
02 May        Meissen, Germany
02 May        Elbe River
03 May        Dresden, Germany
04 May        Bad Schandau, Germany
05 May        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
09 May 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4342
10 May        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
11 May        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
12 May        Meissen, Germany
12 May        Elbe River
13 May        Dresden, Germany
14 May        Bad Schandau, Germany
15 May        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
19 May 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4342
20 May        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
21 May        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
22 May        Meissen, Germany
22 May        Elbe River
23 May        Dresden, Germany
24 May        Bad Schandau, Germany
25 May        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
29 May 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4342
30 May        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
31 May        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
01 Jun        Meissen, Germany
01 Jun        Elbe River
02 Jun        Dresden, Germany
03 Jun        Bad Schandau, Germany
04 Jun        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
08 June 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4342
09 Jun        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
10 Jun        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
11 Jun        Meissen, Germany
11 Jun        Elbe River
12 Jun        Dresden, Germany
13 Jun        Bad Schandau, Germany
14 Jun        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
18 June 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4342
19 Jun        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
20 Jun        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
21 Jun        Meissen, Germany
21 Jun        Elbe River
22 Jun        Dresden, Germany
23 Jun        Bad Schandau, Germany
24 Jun        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
28 June 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4342
29 Jun        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
30 Jun        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
01 Jul        Meissen, Germany
01 Jul        Elbe River
02 Jul        Dresden, Germany
03 Jul        Bad Schandau, Germany
04 Jul        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
08 July 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3892
09 Jul        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
10 Jul        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
11 Jul        Meissen, Germany
11 Jul        Elbe River
12 Jul        Dresden, Germany
13 Jul        Bad Schandau, Germany
14 Jul        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
18 July 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3892
19 Jul        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
20 Jul        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
21 Jul        Meissen, Germany
21 Jul        Elbe River
22 Jul        Dresden, Germany
23 Jul        Bad Schandau, Germany
24 Jul        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
28 July 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3892
29 Jul        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
30 Jul        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
31 Jul        Meissen, Germany
31 Jul        Elbe River
01 Aug        Dresden, Germany
02 Aug        Bad Schandau, Germany
03 Aug        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
07 August 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3892
08 Aug        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
09 Aug        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
10 Aug        Meissen, Germany
10 Aug        Elbe River
11 Aug        Dresden, Germany
12 Aug        Bad Schandau, Germany
13 Aug        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
17 August 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3892
18 Aug        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
19 Aug        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
20 Aug        Meissen, Germany
20 Aug        Elbe River
21 Aug        Dresden, Germany
22 Aug        Bad Schandau, Germany
23 Aug        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
27 August 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3892
28 Aug        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
29 Aug        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
30 Aug        Meissen, Germany
30 Aug        Elbe River
31 Aug        Dresden, Germany
01 Sep        Bad Schandau, Germany
02 Sep        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
06 September 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4492
07 Sep        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
08 Sep        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
09 Sep        Meissen, Germany
09 Sep        Elbe River
10 Sep        Dresden, Germany
11 Sep        Bad Schandau, Germany
12 Sep        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
16 September 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4492
17 Sep        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
18 Sep        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
19 Sep        Meissen, Germany
19 Sep        Elbe River
20 Sep        Dresden, Germany
21 Sep        Bad Schandau, Germany
22 Sep        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
26 September 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $4492
27 Sep        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
28 Sep        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
29 Sep        Meissen, Germany
29 Sep        Elbe River
30 Sep        Dresden, Germany
01 Oct        Bad Schandau, Germany
02 Oct        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
06 October 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3592
07 Oct        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
08 Oct        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
09 Oct        Meissen, Germany
09 Oct        Elbe River
10 Oct        Dresden, Germany
11 Oct        Bad Schandau, Germany
12 Oct        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
16 October 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3592
17 Oct        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
18 Oct        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
19 Oct        Meissen, Germany
19 Oct        Elbe River
20 Oct        Dresden, Germany
21 Oct        Bad Schandau, Germany
22 Oct        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
26 October 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3592
27 Oct        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
28 Oct        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
29 Oct        Meissen, Germany
29 Oct        Elbe River
29 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Dresden, Germany
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Bad Schandau, Germany
31 Oct        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic
05 November 5 nights / 6 days, one-way from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to Decin
Prices starting
from $3142
06 Nov        Departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
07 Nov        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
08 Nov        Meissen, Germany
08 Nov        Elbe River
09 Nov        Dresden, Germany
10 Nov        Bad Schandau, Germany
11 Nov        Arriving in Decin, Czech Republic