Viking Bestla

Viking Bestla Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Bestla

Flag Switzerland
Builder Neptun Werft GmbH
Year built 2014
Speed 15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph
Length (LOA) 135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width) 29 m / 95 ft
Gross Tonnage 5000 gt
Passengers 95 - 190
Crew 50
Decks 4
Decks with cabins 3

Review of Viking Bestla

The Viking Bestla boat cruises on Danube, Rhine and Main in Holland, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, France, Switzerland, departing from Amsterdam, Basel and Budapest.

Viking Bestla cruise ship

Viking Cruises Bestla ship was designed by the legendary architects Yran & Storbraaten, standing behind Seabourn Yachts. This new river cruise boat offers state-of-the-art patented design, luxury and engineering. All Viking Longships offer guests more ways for personalizing their trip.Viking Bestla cruise ship Viking Bestla longship offers two Explorer Suites with spectacular 270-degrees views and private wraparound verandas. The seven Veranda Suites have two full rooms, veranda off their living room and French balcony in bedroom. There are also 39 Veranda Staterooms, 25 Standard Staterooms and 22 French Balcony Staterooms. The Observation lounge and bar have floor-to-ceiling glass doors for panoramic views. The Aquavit indoor-outdoor terrace is located at the bow of ship, ideal spot for relax, as well as the Sun Deck with shaded sitting area and 360-degree views.

Viking Bestla ship

Year built 2014 (longship) MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in) 269057467 HE7467 Switzerland
Passenger capacity Crew capacity Gross tonnage weight LOA length 190 50 5,000 tons 444 ft (135 m) Ship builder Owner and Operator Christened by Neptun Werft (Germany) Viking Cruises Pam Young
  • Passenger decks: 4 (out of 4)
  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 95 (of which 9 Suite, 22 French Balconies, 25 with a non-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Bestla (dining room), Aquavit Terrace (al fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation, Bestla Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), top-deck (shaded relaxation area, Sky Bar, Herbal Garden, putting green, walking track, shaffleboard). The Bestla longship doesn't have gym room, pool, jacuzzi, spa.
  • Viking Bestla 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 Bestla boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.
  • Viking Bestla is one of the latest generation Viking Cruises longships. 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.

Viking Bestla cabins

Types/Categories (number, location), high to low
  • Suites - ES (x2, deck3), AA (x7, deck 3)
  • Balcony Staterooms - A (x20, deck3), B (x17, deck2)
  • French Balcony Staterooms (with floor to ceiling door-windows) - C (x5, deck3), D (x15, deck2)
  • RiverView Staterooms - E (x18, deck1), F (x7, deck1).
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Our Viking Bestla 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 Bestla cruise tours, the line offers round-trip USA airfare discount deals (on select cabins or itineraries/dates).Viking River Cruises longships infographic Follows the list of Viking Bestla river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:

  • "GRAND EUROPEAN TOUR" are 14-days Rhine and Danube cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest, and the reverse from Budapest to Amsterdam. These deals feature "Rhine-Main-Danube Canal" passage (Germany), 5 countries to visit (Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Holland) and 13 complimentary land tours/excursions. On departures from Budapest, the sailing part starts in the evening on the second day, and ends in Amsterdam (with optional 2-night Amsterdam hotel package). Disembarkation in Budapest offers optional 3-night Prague hotel package (Czech Republic).
  • "TULIPS and WINDMILLS" are 9-days Springtime themed Belgium and Holland river cruises from Amsterdam (round-trip), with 8 complimentary land tours/excursions. On departures from Amsterdam, the sailing part starts on the second day. The itinerary features an Amsterdam canal cruise on a glass-domed boat and evening departure (on Day 2), cruising on lake IJsselmeer/Zuiderzee, visiting the Paleis Het Loo gardens (from Arnhem), Kinderdijk (windmills network), Antwerp (on river Scheldt in Belgium), Ghent (bus transfer to Bruges), bus travel in the Walcheren region (southwest Holland, stopping in Veere), Holland Delta Works cruise (Dutch system of numerous dams, locks, dykes, storm barriers, all protecting the Holland's Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt area from flooding; embarkation again in Bruinisse /Zeeland), Rotterdam (bus travel to Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse - world's 2nd largest floral garden after the Dubai's Miracle Garden), Amsterdam overnight dock.

Viking Bestla related cruise news

Viking Bestla Itineraries 2017

The below listed Viking Bestla 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
02 April 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3292
03 Apr        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
04 Apr        Kinderdijk, Holland
05 Apr        Rhine River
05 Apr        Cologne, Germany
06 Apr        Koblenz, Germany
07 Apr        Rhine Gorge, Germany
07 Apr        Main River
07 Apr        Miltenberg, Germany
08 Apr        Wurzburg, Germany
08 Apr        Rothenberg,Germany
09 Apr        Bamberg, Germany
10 Apr        Nuremberg, Germany
11 Apr        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
11 Apr        Regensburg, Germany
12 Apr        Passau, Germany
13 Apr        Melk, Austria
13 Apr        Durnstein, Austria
14 Apr - 15 Apr        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
15 Apr        Vienna, Austria
15 Apr        Danube River
16 Apr        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
17 Apr        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
16 April 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $3742
17 Apr        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
18 Apr        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
19 Apr        Danube River
19 Apr - 20 Apr        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
20 Apr        Vienna, Austria
21 Apr        Durnstein, Austria
21 Apr        Melk, Austria
22 Apr        Passau, Germany
23 Apr        Regensburg, Germany
23 Apr        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
24 Apr        Nuremberg, Germany
25 Apr        Bamberg, Germany
25 Apr        Rothenberg,Germany
26 Apr        Miltenberg, Germany
26 Apr        Wurzburg, Germany
27 Apr        Rhine Gorge, Germany
27 Apr        Main River
28 Apr        Koblenz, Germany
29 Apr        Cologne, Germany
30 Apr        Kinderdijk, Holland
30 Apr        Rhine River
01 May        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
30 April 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4192
01 May        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
02 May        Kinderdijk, Holland
03 May        Rhine River
03 May        Cologne, Germany
04 May        Koblenz, Germany
05 May        Rhine Gorge, Germany
05 May        Main River
05 May        Miltenberg, Germany
06 May        Wurzburg, Germany
06 May        Rothenberg,Germany
07 May        Bamberg, Germany
08 May        Nuremberg, Germany
09 May        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
09 May        Regensburg, Germany
10 May        Passau, Germany
11 May        Melk, Austria
11 May        Durnstein, Austria
12 May - 13 May        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
13 May        Vienna, Austria
13 May        Danube River
14 May        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
15 May        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
14 May 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $4492
15 May        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
16 May        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
17 May        Danube River
17 May - 18 May        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
18 May        Vienna, Austria
19 May        Durnstein, Austria
19 May        Melk, Austria
20 May        Passau, Germany
21 May        Regensburg, Germany
21 May        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
22 May        Nuremberg, Germany
23 May        Bamberg, Germany
23 May        Rothenberg,Germany
24 May        Miltenberg, Germany
24 May        Wurzburg, Germany
25 May        Rhine Gorge, Germany
25 May        Main River
26 May        Koblenz, Germany
27 May        Cologne, Germany
28 May        Kinderdijk, Holland
28 May        Rhine River
29 May        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
28 May 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4492
29 May        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
30 May        Kinderdijk, Holland
31 May        Rhine River
31 May        Cologne, Germany
01 Jun        Koblenz, Germany
02 Jun        Rhine Gorge, Germany
02 Jun        Main River
02 Jun        Miltenberg, Germany
03 Jun        Wurzburg, Germany
03 Jun        Rothenberg,Germany
04 Jun        Bamberg, Germany
05 Jun        Nuremberg, Germany
06 Jun        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
06 Jun        Regensburg, Germany
07 Jun        Passau, Germany
08 Jun        Melk, Austria
08 Jun        Durnstein, Austria
09 Jun - 10 Jun        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
10 Jun        Vienna, Austria
10 Jun        Danube River
11 Jun        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
12 Jun        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
11 June 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $4492
12 Jun        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
13 Jun        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
14 Jun        Danube River
14 Jun - 15 Jun        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
15 Jun        Vienna, Austria
16 Jun        Durnstein, Austria
16 Jun        Melk, Austria
17 Jun        Passau, Germany
18 Jun        Regensburg, Germany
18 Jun        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
19 Jun        Nuremberg, Germany
20 Jun        Bamberg, Germany
20 Jun        Rothenberg,Germany
21 Jun        Miltenberg, Germany
21 Jun        Wurzburg, Germany
22 Jun        Rhine Gorge, Germany
22 Jun        Main River
23 Jun        Koblenz, Germany
24 Jun        Cologne, Germany
25 Jun        Kinderdijk, Holland
25 Jun        Rhine River
26 Jun        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
25 June 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4492
26 Jun        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
27 Jun        Kinderdijk, Holland
28 Jun        Rhine River
28 Jun        Cologne, Germany
29 Jun        Koblenz, Germany
30 Jun        Rhine Gorge, Germany
30 Jun        Main River
30 Jun        Miltenberg, Germany
01 Jul        Wurzburg, Germany
01 Jul        Rothenberg,Germany
02 Jul        Bamberg, Germany
03 Jul        Nuremberg, Germany
04 Jul        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
04 Jul        Regensburg, Germany
05 Jul        Passau, Germany
06 Jul        Melk, Austria
06 Jul        Durnstein, Austria
07 Jul - 08 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
08 Jul        Vienna, Austria
08 Jul        Danube River
09 Jul        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
10 Jul        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
09 July 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $4042
10 Jul        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
11 Jul        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
12 Jul        Danube River
12 Jul - 13 Jul        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
13 Jul        Vienna, Austria
14 Jul        Durnstein, Austria
14 Jul        Melk, Austria
15 Jul        Passau, Germany
16 Jul        Regensburg, Germany
16 Jul        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
17 Jul        Nuremberg, Germany
18 Jul        Bamberg, Germany
18 Jul        Rothenberg,Germany
19 Jul        Miltenberg, Germany
19 Jul        Wurzburg, Germany
20 Jul        Rhine Gorge, Germany
20 Jul        Main River
21 Jul        Koblenz, Germany
22 Jul        Cologne, Germany
23 Jul        Kinderdijk, Holland
23 Jul        Rhine River
24 Jul        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
23 July 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4042
24 Jul        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
25 Jul        Kinderdijk, Holland
26 Jul        Rhine River
26 Jul        Cologne, Germany
27 Jul        Koblenz, Germany
28 Jul        Rhine Gorge, Germany
28 Jul        Main River
28 Jul        Miltenberg, Germany
29 Jul        Wurzburg, Germany
29 Jul        Rothenberg,Germany
30 Jul        Bamberg, Germany
31 Jul        Nuremberg, Germany
01 Aug        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
01 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
02 Aug        Passau, Germany
03 Aug        Melk, Austria
03 Aug        Durnstein, Austria
04 Aug - 05 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
05 Aug        Vienna, Austria
05 Aug        Danube River
06 Aug        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
07 Aug        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
06 August 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $4042
07 Aug        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
08 Aug        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
09 Aug        Danube River
09 Aug - 10 Aug        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
10 Aug        Vienna, Austria
11 Aug        Durnstein, Austria
11 Aug        Melk, Austria
12 Aug        Passau, Germany
13 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
13 Aug        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
14 Aug        Nuremberg, Germany
15 Aug        Bamberg, Germany
15 Aug        Rothenberg,Germany
16 Aug        Miltenberg, Germany
16 Aug        Wurzburg, Germany
17 Aug        Rhine Gorge, Germany
17 Aug        Main River
18 Aug        Koblenz, Germany
19 Aug        Cologne, Germany
20 Aug        Kinderdijk, Holland
20 Aug        Rhine River
21 Aug        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
20 August 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4042
21 Aug        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
22 Aug        Kinderdijk, Holland
23 Aug        Rhine River
23 Aug        Cologne, Germany
24 Aug        Koblenz, Germany
25 Aug        Rhine Gorge, Germany
25 Aug        Main River
25 Aug        Miltenberg, Germany
26 Aug        Wurzburg, Germany
26 Aug        Rothenberg,Germany
27 Aug        Bamberg, Germany
28 Aug        Nuremberg, Germany
29 Aug        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
29 Aug        Regensburg, Germany
30 Aug        Passau, Germany
31 Aug        Melk, Austria
31 Aug        Durnstein, Austria
01 Sep - 02 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
02 Sep        Vienna, Austria
02 Sep        Danube River
03 Sep        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
04 Sep        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
03 September 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $4492
04 Sep        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
05 Sep        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
06 Sep        Danube River
06 Sep - 07 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
07 Sep        Vienna, Austria
08 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
08 Sep        Melk, Austria
09 Sep        Passau, Germany
10 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
10 Sep        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
11 Sep        Nuremberg, Germany
12 Sep        Bamberg, Germany
12 Sep        Rothenberg,Germany
13 Sep        Miltenberg, Germany
13 Sep        Wurzburg, Germany
14 Sep        Rhine Gorge, Germany
14 Sep        Main River
15 Sep        Koblenz, Germany
16 Sep        Cologne, Germany
17 Sep        Kinderdijk, Holland
17 Sep        Rhine River
18 Sep        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
17 September 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4492
18 Sep        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
19 Sep        Kinderdijk, Holland
20 Sep        Rhine River
20 Sep        Cologne, Germany
21 Sep        Koblenz, Germany
22 Sep        Rhine Gorge, Germany
22 Sep        Main River
22 Sep        Miltenberg, Germany
23 Sep        Wurzburg, Germany
23 Sep        Rothenberg,Germany
24 Sep        Bamberg, Germany
25 Sep        Nuremberg, Germany
26 Sep        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
26 Sep        Regensburg, Germany
27 Sep        Passau, Germany
28 Sep        Melk, Austria
28 Sep        Durnstein, Austria
29 Sep - 30 Sep        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
30 Sep        Vienna, Austria
30 Sep        Danube River
01 Oct        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
02 Oct        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
01 October 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $4492
02 Oct        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
03 Oct        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
04 Oct        Danube River
04 Oct - 05 Oct        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
05 Oct        Vienna, Austria
06 Oct        Durnstein, Austria
06 Oct        Melk, Austria
07 Oct        Passau, Germany
08 Oct        Regensburg, Germany
08 Oct        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
09 Oct        Nuremberg, Germany
10 Oct        Bamberg, Germany
10 Oct        Rothenberg,Germany
11 Oct        Miltenberg, Germany
11 Oct        Wurzburg, Germany
12 Oct        Rhine Gorge, Germany
12 Oct        Main River
13 Oct        Koblenz, Germany
14 Oct        Cologne, Germany
15 Oct        Kinderdijk, Holland
15 Oct        Rhine River
16 Oct        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
15 October 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $4492
16 Oct        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
17 Oct        Kinderdijk, Holland
18 Oct        Rhine River
18 Oct        Cologne, Germany
19 Oct        Koblenz, Germany
20 Oct        Rhine Gorge, Germany
20 Oct        Main River
20 Oct        Miltenberg, Germany
21 Oct        Wurzburg, Germany
21 Oct        Rothenberg,Germany
22 Oct        Bamberg, Germany
23 Oct        Nuremberg, Germany
24 Oct        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
24 Oct        Regensburg, Germany
25 Oct        Passau, Germany
26 Oct        Melk, Austria
26 Oct        Durnstein, Austria
27 Oct - 28 Oct        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
28 Oct        Vienna, Austria
28 Oct        Danube River
29 Oct        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
29 Oct        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
29 October 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam
Prices starting
from $3742
29 Oct        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
31 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Danube River
31 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
01 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Vienna, Austria
02 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Durnstein, Austria
02 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Melk, Austria
03 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Passau, Germany
04 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Regensburg, Germany
04 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
05 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Nuremberg, Germany
06 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Bamberg, Germany
06 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Rothenberg,Germany
07 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Miltenberg, Germany
07 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Wurzburg, Germany
08 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Rhine Gorge, Germany
08 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Main River
09 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Koblenz, Germany
10 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Cologne, Germany
11 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Kinderdijk, Holland
11 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Rhine River
12 Nov        Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland
12 November 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3292
13 Nov        Departing from Amsterdam, Holland
14 Nov        Kinderdijk, Holland
15 Nov        Rhine River
15 Nov        Cologne, Germany
16 Nov        Koblenz, Germany
17 Nov        Rhine Gorge, Germany
17 Nov        Main River
17 Nov        Miltenberg, Germany
18 Nov        Wurzburg, Germany
18 Nov        Rothenberg,Germany
19 Nov        Bamberg, Germany
20 Nov        Nuremberg, Germany
21 Nov        Main-Danube Canal, Germany
21 Nov        Regensburg, Germany
22 Nov        Passau, Germany
23 Nov        Melk, Austria
23 Nov        Durnstein, Austria
24 Nov - 25 Nov        Vienna, Austria (Overnight)
25 Nov        Vienna, Austria
25 Nov        Danube River
26 Nov        Budapest, Hungary (Tours ashore)
27 Nov        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary