Viking Prestige Review and Specifications
Specifications of Viking Prestige
|Builder||Neptun Werft GmbH|
|Speed||15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph|
|Length (LOA)||135 m / 443 ft|
|Beam (width)||11 m / 36 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||5000 gt|
|Passengers||97 - 188|
|Decks with cabins||3|
Review of Viking Prestige
The Viking Prestige boat cruises on Danube river in Austria, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia, departing from Budapest and Passau.
Viking Prestige cruise ship
The 2011 cruising season welcomed Viking Prestige in Europe. The Prestige sails on some of the most popular Viking itineraries. Viking Prestige is one of Viking Cruises “green” ships, running on diesel-electric hybrid engines producing less vibrations and helping for smoother ride. The entire ship was set up for best viewing of scenery and in addition to the French balconies, large picture windows and hotel-style beds, guests can enjoy the open air decks during their sailing. The observation restaurant and deck feature huge panoramic windows. Ship’s lobby atrium also offers a seating area with large observation windows. Viking Prestige boasts 97 outside staterooms, of which 67 French Balcony, 22 Standard, 6 Singles and 2 Suites. The Sun deck features 360-deg. views and provides shaded sitting area. Benefit from the onboard boutique, library and free wireless internet service shipwide.
Viking Prestige ship
|Year built||2011||MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in)||269057374 HE7374 Switzerland|
|Passenger capacity Crew capacity Gross tonnage weight LOA length||188 40 5,000 tons 444 ft (135 m)||Ship builder Owner and Operator Christened by||Neptun Werft (Germany) Viking Cruises Janice Farrar Titus|
Viking Prestige cabinsTypes/Categories (number, location), high to low
Viking Prestige 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 Prestige's Danube cruise tours, the line offers round-trip USA airfare discount deals (on select cabins or itineraries/dates).
Viking Prestige itineraries
Follows the list of Viking Prestige river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:
- "DANUBE WALTZ” are 7-days river cruises from Budapest to Passau, and the reverse from Passau to Budapest. These deals offer 4 countries to visit (Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary) and 6 complimentary land tours/excursions. Passau disembarkation includes a bus transfer from Passau to Munich, with optional 3-night Prague hotel package (Czech Republic). Passau embarkation includes bus transfer from Munich to Passau, and optional 2-night Budapest hotel package.