Viking Pride

Viking Pride Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Pride

Flag Germany
Builder Royal IHC Merwede Shipyards
Year built 2001
Speed 13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph
Length (LOA) 114 m / 374 ft
Beam (width) 11.4 m / 37 ft
Gross Tonnage 5000 gt
Passengers 75 - 150
Crew 40
Decks 4
Cabins 75
Decks with cabins 3
Last Refurbishment 2013

Review of Viking Pride

The Viking Pride boat cruises on Seine River, departing from Paris, France.

Viking Pride cruise ship

Viking Pride, Viking Neptune and Viking Spirit are sister ships which set the highest bar for river cruising in Europe after their launch in 2001. They boast beautifully designed public areas and wraparound decks allowing guests to enjoy nature in the open air whenever they wish. Each ship accommodates 150 passengers in spacious staterooms.Viking Pride cruise ship See the magnificent scenery of Europe while sunbathing on the Sun deck with shaded sitting area and 360-deg. views. Enjoy the cozy restaurant, observation bar and lounge with panoramic windows. On board ship you will find 75 outside staterooms (12 Standard and 63 Deluxe), a library and boutique. Benefit from the free wireless internet service shipwide.

Viking Pride 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 Pride's Seine cruise tours, the line offers round-trip USA airfare discount deals (on select cabins or itineraries/dates).

Viking Pride itineraries

Follows the list of Viking Pride river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:

  • "PARIS and THE HEART OF NORMANDY" are 7-days Seine river cruises from Paris (round-trip). These deals are inclusive of 6 complimentary land tours/excursions.
  • Day 2 - half-day long Paris bus tour
  • Day 3 - Vernon, short coach travel to Giverny (gardens, Claude Monet farmhouse).
  • Day 4 - scenic Normandy river cruise to Rouen (overnight dock)
  • Day 5 - full-day long Normandy Beaches tour (WWII-themed, visiting American Military Cemetery, D-Day Museum)
  • Day 6 - Les Andelys (Chateau Gaillard castle tour), evening arrival in Conflans (overnight dock)
  • Day 7 - Conflans walk tour, with optional tour to Versailles Palace, afternoon Seine cruise to Paris
  • Day 8 - disembarkation, with an optional 3-night Paris luxury hotel package.
  • Note: "Cruising Only" deals are the 5-day Paris roundtrip itinerary.

Next is listed an exemplary itinerary with port dates:

Date / Departure Itinerary / Route
6-day round-trip to Europe-s & Cruises from Paris Mon Dec 07 (Paris, departing), Tue Dec 08 (Vernon), Wed Dec 09 (Rouen), Thu Dec 10 (Normandy Beaches), Fri Dec 11 (Les Andelys), Sat Dec 12 (Conflans-Sainte-Honorine), Sun Dec 13 (Paris, arrive)

Viking Pride wiki

Year built 2001

Last refurbished (scheduled refurbishment) 2013

Passenger capacity / crew capacity 150 / 40

Dimensions (Gross tonnage weight / LOA length) 4,500 tons / 375 ft (114 m)

Flag State (registered in) Germany

Ship builder IHC Merwede Shipyards (Holland)

Building cost USD -

Ship owner Viking Cruises

Operator Viking River Cruises

Christened by Karin Hildebrand

Official website link VikingRiverCruises.com

Accident reports and news CruiseMinus.com

  • Passenger decks: 4 (out of 4)
  • Cabin grades number: 5
  • Total number of cabins: 75 (all of which are without a balcony).
  • Restaurants: Pride (dining room)
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation, Pride Atrium (lobby), Library, Shop (gifts, souvenirs), top-deck (shaded seating relaxation/observation area).
  • Viking Pride cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), all France tours/excursions and land transfers, live evening entertainment, daily lecturers, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.
  • Note: To/from Viking Pride boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.
  • Viking Pride is the 3rd vessel in a series of four Viking river cruise ships in France. The other vessels of this class are Viking Europe (now ms Bellefleur), Neptune, Spirit. The new series Viking longships cruising in France includes Buri, Delling, Forseti, Heimdal, Hermod.
  • Other luxury river cruise lines ships with itineraries on Seine river from Paris France are offered by AmaWaterways (AmaLegro), Avalon Waterways (CreativityTapestry 2), Uniworld (Baroness), Scenic (Gem) and the Viking ships KadlinNeptuneRinda, Rolf, Spirit.

Viking Pride cabins

Types/Categories (number, location), high to low
  • Suites - none
  • Balcony Staterooms - none
  • French Balcony Staterooms - none
  • RiverView Staterooms (Picture Window) - Standard (12x E, deck1), and Deluxe - 22x A (deck3), 25x B (deck2), 8x C (deck2) and 8x D (deck2).
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.