Viking Forseti

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Cruise line
Viking Cruises

Current cruise:
6 nights / 7 days, round-trip Europe-Rivers
03 Dec, 2016 - 09 Dec, 2016

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Viking Forseti Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Forseti

Flag Switzerland
Builder Neptun Werft GmbH
Year built 2013
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
Cabins 95
Decks with cabins 3

Review of Viking Forseti

The Viking Forseti boat cruises on Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde rivers, departing from Bordeaux, France.

Viking Forseti cruise ship

The Viking Cruises longship Viking Forseti was designed as a “green ship” by the legendary architects Yran & Storbraaten, with solar panels, hybrid energy-efficient engines and organic herb garden.Viking Forseti cruise ship Three quarters of Viking Forseti cabins feature either a French balcony or a full veranda, and suites have both. On board ship you will find 95 outside staterooms (two Explorer Suites, seven Veranda Suites, thirty-nine Veranda Staterooms, twenty-two French Balcony Staterooms and twenty-five Standard Staterooms. All suites have two rooms, a veranda off their living room and French balcony in bedroom. Explorer Suites offer 270-degrees view of river and beyond.

Viking Forseti ship

Year built 2013 (longship) MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in) 269057418 HE7418 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 Zhang Ling
  • 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: Forseti (dining room), Aquavit Terrace (al fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation, Forseti Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), top-deck (shaded relaxation area, Sky Bar, Herbal Garden, putting green, walking track, shaffleboard). The Forseti longship doesn't have gym room, pool, jacuzzi, spa.
  • Viking Forseti 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 Forseti boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.
  • Viking Forseti 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.
  • The other Viking river cruise ships in France are the longships Buri, Delling, Heimdal, Hermod, and also Neptune, Pride and Spirit.

Viking Forseti 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).
Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

Viking Forseti 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 France cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On some Viking Forseti France 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 Forseti river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:

  • "CHATEAUX RIVERS and WINE" are 7-days France wine river cruises from Bordeaux (round-trip). The itinerary offers 5 complimentary land tours/excursions to some of the most famous French vineyards regions: Saint-Emilion, Medoc, Pomerol, Sauternes, Margaux - just to name a few.
  • Departures from Avignon include bus transfer to Avignon for embarkation, disembarkation in Chalon, bus transfer to Lyon airport, and an optional 3-night Paris hotel package.
  • Day 2 - Medoc wine region (Pauillac dock, wine country tour, wine-tastings /Margaux wines). The Medoc region also produces the world famous Rothschild wines Chateaux Lafite, Latour and Mouton.
  • Day 3 - Blaye (optional Cognac town excursion), Libourne (overnight dock)
  • Day 4 - Libourne tour (optional excursions- Bergerac /truffles, or French wine tasting at a chateau /Saint-Émilion and Pomerol wines)
  • Day 5 - Garonne River cruise, Cadillac (Sauternes excursion /dessert wines tasting
  • Day 6 - Garonne cruise to Bordeaux (overnight dock)
  • Day 7 - full day stay in Bordeaux, with optional full-day Arcachon excursion (on Atlantic coast- Victorian villas, oysters cuisine) or you can join the Master Chef to the Bordeaux food market.
  • Day 8 - disembarkation, with an optional 3-night Paris hotel package (Seine River).
  • The departure point Bordeaux is a destination of itself. This city features a truly grand style architecture and numerous museums to explore.
  • Wine tasting on all Viking river cruises in France is included in the fares. Besides the unique taste of regional wines, guests will enjoy classy gourmet dining experiences with the traditional for the country truffles and the French brandy we all know as cognac.
  • Note: "Cruising Only" deals are the 5-day Bordeaux roundtrip itinerary.

Viking Forseti Itineraries 2016

The below listed Viking Forseti cruise prices on 2016 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
03 December 6 nights / 7 days, round-trip Europe-Rivers
Prices starting
from $3909
03 Dec        Departing from Bordeaux, France
04 Dec - 05 Dec        Cadillac, France
06 Dec        Saint-Emilion, France
07 Dec        Blaye, France
08 Dec        Pauillac, France
09 Dec        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
10 December 6 nights / 7 days, round-trip Europe-Rivers
Prices starting
from $3909
10 Dec        Departing from Bordeaux, France
11 Dec - 12 Dec        Cadillac, France
13 Dec        Saint-Emilion, France
14 Dec        Blaye, France
15 Dec        Pauillac, France
16 Dec        Arriving in Bordeaux, France

Viking Forseti Itineraries 2017

The below listed Viking Forseti 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
25 March 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $1642
26 Mar        Departing from Bordeaux, France
27 Mar 01:00 - 01:00        Pauillac, France
28 Mar 01:00 - 01:00        Blaye, France
29 Mar 01:00 - 01:00        Libourne, France
30 Mar 01:00 - 01:00        Cadillac, France
31 Mar 01:00 - 01:00        Cadillac, France
31 Mar 01:00 - 01:00        Bordeaux, France
01 Apr 01:00 - 01:00        Bordeaux, France
02 Apr        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
01 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2242
02 Apr        Departing from Bordeaux, France
03 Apr        Pauillac, France
04 Apr        Blaye, France
05 Apr        Libourne, France
06 Apr        Cadillac, France
07 Apr        Cadillac, France
07 Apr        Bordeaux, France
08 Apr        Bordeaux, France
09 Apr        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
08 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2242
09 Apr        Departing from Bordeaux, France
10 Apr        Pauillac, France
11 Apr        Blaye, France
12 Apr        Libourne, France
13 Apr        Cadillac, France
14 Apr        Cadillac, France
14 Apr        Bordeaux, France
15 Apr        Bordeaux, France
16 Apr        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
15 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2692
16 Apr        Departing from Bordeaux, France
17 Apr        Pauillac, France
18 Apr        Blaye, France
19 Apr        Libourne, France
20 Apr        Cadillac, France
21 Apr        Cadillac, France
21 Apr        Bordeaux, France
22 Apr        Bordeaux, France
23 Apr        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
22 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2692
23 Apr        Departing from Bordeaux, France
24 Apr        Pauillac, France
25 Apr        Blaye, France
26 Apr        Libourne, France
27 Apr        Cadillac, France
28 Apr        Cadillac, France
28 Apr        Bordeaux, France
29 Apr        Bordeaux, France
30 Apr        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
29 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2692
30 Apr        Departing from Bordeaux, France
01 May        Pauillac, France
02 May        Blaye, France
03 May        Libourne, France
04 May        Cadillac, France
05 May        Cadillac, France
05 May        Bordeaux, France
06 May        Bordeaux, France
07 May        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
06 May 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
07 May        Departing from Bordeaux, France
08 May        Pauillac, France
09 May        Blaye, France
10 May        Libourne, France
11 May        Cadillac, France
12 May        Cadillac, France
12 May        Bordeaux, France
13 May        Bordeaux, France
14 May        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
13 May 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
14 May        Departing from Bordeaux, France
15 May        Pauillac, France
16 May        Blaye, France
17 May        Libourne, France
18 May        Cadillac, France
19 May        Cadillac, France
19 May        Bordeaux, France
20 May        Bordeaux, France
21 May        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
20 May 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
21 May        Departing from Bordeaux, France
22 May        Pauillac, France
23 May        Blaye, France
24 May        Libourne, France
25 May        Cadillac, France
26 May        Cadillac, France
26 May        Bordeaux, France
27 May        Bordeaux, France
28 May        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
27 May 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
28 May        Departing from Bordeaux, France
29 May        Pauillac, France
30 May        Blaye, France
31 May        Libourne, France
01 Jun        Cadillac, France
02 Jun        Cadillac, France
02 Jun        Bordeaux, France
03 Jun        Bordeaux, France
04 Jun        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
03 June 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
04 Jun        Departing from Bordeaux, France
05 Jun        Pauillac, France
06 Jun        Blaye, France
07 Jun        Libourne, France
08 Jun        Cadillac, France
09 Jun        Cadillac, France
09 Jun        Bordeaux, France
10 Jun        Bordeaux, France
11 Jun        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
10 June 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
11 Jun        Departing from Bordeaux, France
12 Jun        Pauillac, France
13 Jun        Blaye, France
14 Jun        Libourne, France
15 Jun        Cadillac, France
16 Jun        Cadillac, France
16 Jun        Bordeaux, France
17 Jun        Bordeaux, France
18 Jun        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
17 June 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
18 Jun        Departing from Bordeaux, France
19 Jun        Pauillac, France
20 Jun        Blaye, France
21 Jun        Libourne, France
22 Jun        Cadillac, France
23 Jun        Cadillac, France
23 Jun        Bordeaux, France
24 Jun        Bordeaux, France
25 Jun        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
24 June 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
25 Jun        Departing from Bordeaux, France
26 Jun        Pauillac, France
27 Jun        Blaye, France
28 Jun        Libourne, France
29 Jun        Cadillac, France
30 Jun        Cadillac, France
30 Jun        Bordeaux, France
01 Jul        Bordeaux, France
02 Jul        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
01 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
02 Jul        Departing from Bordeaux, France
03 Jul        Pauillac, France
04 Jul        Blaye, France
05 Jul        Libourne, France
06 Jul        Cadillac, France
07 Jul        Cadillac, France
07 Jul        Bordeaux, France
08 Jul        Bordeaux, France
09 Jul        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
08 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
09 Jul        Departing from Bordeaux, France
10 Jul        Pauillac, France
11 Jul        Blaye, France
12 Jul        Libourne, France
13 Jul        Cadillac, France
14 Jul        Cadillac, France
14 Jul        Bordeaux, France
15 Jul        Bordeaux, France
16 Jul        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
15 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
16 Jul        Departing from Bordeaux, France
17 Jul        Pauillac, France
18 Jul        Blaye, France
19 Jul        Libourne, France
20 Jul        Cadillac, France
21 Jul        Cadillac, France
21 Jul        Bordeaux, France
22 Jul        Bordeaux, France
23 Jul        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
22 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
23 Jul        Departing from Bordeaux, France
24 Jul        Pauillac, France
25 Jul        Blaye, France
26 Jul        Libourne, France
27 Jul        Cadillac, France
28 Jul        Cadillac, France
28 Jul        Bordeaux, France
29 Jul        Bordeaux, France
30 Jul        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
29 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
30 Jul        Departing from Bordeaux, France
31 Jul        Pauillac, France
01 Aug        Blaye, France
02 Aug        Libourne, France
03 Aug        Cadillac, France
04 Aug        Cadillac, France
04 Aug        Bordeaux, France
05 Aug        Bordeaux, France
06 Aug        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
05 August 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
06 Aug        Departing from Bordeaux, France
07 Aug        Pauillac, France
08 Aug        Blaye, France
09 Aug        Libourne, France
10 Aug        Cadillac, France
11 Aug        Cadillac, France
11 Aug        Bordeaux, France
12 Aug        Bordeaux, France
13 Aug        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
12 August 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
13 Aug        Departing from Bordeaux, France
14 Aug        Pauillac, France
15 Aug        Blaye, France
16 Aug        Libourne, France
17 Aug        Cadillac, France
18 Aug        Cadillac, France
18 Aug        Bordeaux, France
19 Aug        Bordeaux, France
20 Aug        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
19 August 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
20 Aug        Departing from Bordeaux, France
21 Aug        Pauillac, France
22 Aug        Blaye, France
23 Aug        Libourne, France
24 Aug        Cadillac, France
25 Aug        Cadillac, France
25 Aug        Bordeaux, France
26 Aug        Bordeaux, France
27 Aug        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
26 August 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2842
27 Aug        Departing from Bordeaux, France
28 Aug        Pauillac, France
29 Aug        Blaye, France
30 Aug        Libourne, France
31 Aug        Cadillac, France
01 Sep        Cadillac, France
01 Sep        Bordeaux, France
02 Sep        Bordeaux, France
03 Sep        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
02 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
03 Sep        Departing from Bordeaux, France
04 Sep        Pauillac, France
05 Sep        Blaye, France
06 Sep        Libourne, France
07 Sep        Cadillac, France
08 Sep        Cadillac, France
08 Sep        Bordeaux, France
09 Sep        Bordeaux, France
10 Sep        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
09 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
10 Sep        Departing from Bordeaux, France
11 Sep        Pauillac, France
12 Sep        Blaye, France
13 Sep        Libourne, France
14 Sep        Cadillac, France
15 Sep        Cadillac, France
15 Sep        Bordeaux, France
16 Sep        Bordeaux, France
17 Sep        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
16 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
17 Sep        Departing from Bordeaux, France
18 Sep        Pauillac, France
19 Sep        Blaye, France
20 Sep        Libourne, France
21 Sep        Cadillac, France
22 Sep        Cadillac, France
22 Sep        Bordeaux, France
23 Sep        Bordeaux, France
24 Sep        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
23 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
24 Sep        Departing from Bordeaux, France
25 Sep        Pauillac, France
26 Sep        Blaye, France
27 Sep        Libourne, France
28 Sep        Cadillac, France
29 Sep        Cadillac, France
29 Sep        Bordeaux, France
30 Sep        Bordeaux, France
01 Oct        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
30 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
01 Oct        Departing from Bordeaux, France
02 Oct        Pauillac, France
03 Oct        Blaye, France
04 Oct        Libourne, France
05 Oct        Cadillac, France
06 Oct        Cadillac, France
06 Oct        Bordeaux, France
07 Oct        Bordeaux, France
08 Oct        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
07 October 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
08 Oct        Departing from Bordeaux, France
09 Oct        Pauillac, France
10 Oct        Blaye, France
11 Oct        Libourne, France
12 Oct        Cadillac, France
13 Oct        Cadillac, France
13 Oct        Bordeaux, France
14 Oct        Bordeaux, France
15 Oct        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
14 October 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $3142
15 Oct        Departing from Bordeaux, France
16 Oct        Pauillac, France
17 Oct        Blaye, France
18 Oct        Libourne, France
19 Oct        Cadillac, France
20 Oct        Cadillac, France
20 Oct        Bordeaux, France
21 Oct        Bordeaux, France
22 Oct        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
21 October 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2692
22 Oct        Departing from Bordeaux, France
23 Oct        Pauillac, France
24 Oct        Blaye, France
25 Oct        Libourne, France
26 Oct        Cadillac, France
27 Oct        Cadillac, France
27 Oct        Bordeaux, France
28 Oct        Bordeaux, France
29 Oct        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
28 October 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2692
29 Oct        Departing from Bordeaux, France
29 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Pauillac, France
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Blaye, France
31 Oct 23:00 - 23:00        Libourne, France
01 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Cadillac, France
02 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Cadillac, France
02 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Bordeaux, France
03 Nov 23:00 - 23:00        Bordeaux, France
04 Nov        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
04 November 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2692
05 Nov        Departing from Bordeaux, France
06 Nov        Pauillac, France
07 Nov        Blaye, France
08 Nov        Libourne, France
09 Nov        Cadillac, France
10 Nov        Cadillac, France
10 Nov        Bordeaux, France
11 Nov        Bordeaux, France
12 Nov        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
11 November 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2692
12 Nov        Departing from Bordeaux, France
13 Nov        Pauillac, France
14 Nov        Blaye, France
15 Nov        Libourne, France
16 Nov        Cadillac, France
17 Nov        Cadillac, France
17 Nov        Bordeaux, France
18 Nov        Bordeaux, France
19 Nov        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
18 November 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2242
19 Nov        Departing from Bordeaux, France
20 Nov        Pauillac, France
21 Nov        Blaye, France
22 Nov        Libourne, France
23 Nov        Cadillac, France
24 Nov        Cadillac, France
24 Nov        Bordeaux, France
25 Nov        Bordeaux, France
26 Nov        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
25 November 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $2242
26 Nov        Departing from Bordeaux, France
27 Nov        Pauillac, France
28 Nov        Blaye, France
29 Nov        Libourne, France
30 Nov        Cadillac, France
01 Dec        Cadillac, France
01 Dec        Bordeaux, France
02 Dec        Bordeaux, France
03 Dec        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
02 December 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $1642
03 Dec        Departing from Bordeaux, France
04 Dec        Pauillac, France
05 Dec        Blaye, France
06 Dec        Libourne, France
07 Dec        Cadillac, France
08 Dec        Cadillac, France
08 Dec        Bordeaux, France
09 Dec        Bordeaux, France
10 Dec        Arriving in Bordeaux, France
09 December 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Chateaux, Rivers & Wine
Prices starting
from $1642
10 Dec        Departing from Bordeaux, France
11 Dec        Pauillac, France
12 Dec        Blaye, France
13 Dec        Libourne, France
14 Dec        Cadillac, France
15 Dec        Cadillac, France
15 Dec        Bordeaux, France
16 Dec        Bordeaux, France
17 Dec        Arriving in Bordeaux, France