Viking Schumann

Viking Schumann cruise ship

Cruise line
Viking Cruises

Current cruise:
8 nights / 9 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin
20 Oct, 2016 - 28 Oct, 2016

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Viking Schumann Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Schumann

Flag Germany
Former name Clara Schumann

Review of Viking Schumann

The Viking Schumann boat cruises on Elbe River in Germany and Czech Republic, departing from Prague and Berlin. The ship is also operated with 10-days cruise and tour deals.

Viking Cruises Schumann ship is 112-passenger river boat, designed to cruise European smaller rivers. The intimate river cruise vessel has unusually shallow draft - just 80 cm, meaning that the bottom of ship is very flat. It has pump jets to minimize the impact of low water levels.Viking Schumann cruise ship During the $2 mill. full refurbishment, completed in 2011, Viking Cruises added new amenities to the deluxe cabins on her Viking Schumann ship. Like her identical sister, Viking Fontane, the Viking Schumann now has eight deluxe staterooms, which feature French balconies. The rest 48 staterooms are smaller, and both standard and deluxe rooms provide river views. All Viking Schumann cabins have private bathrooms, telephone, television, air conditioning and also offer L'Occitane bath products. The ship boasts a cozy restaurant, bar and observation lounge with panoramic windows, sun deck with shaded sitting area and 360-degree views, stair lift, onboard boutique, laundry service, sauna and free wireless internet service shipwide.

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

Viking Schumann itineraries

Viking Schumann itineraries offer Elbe River cruises in Europe. Follows the list of ports and tours along the Schumann'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 Schumann 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 Schumann wiki

Year built 1991 (as "Clara Schumann")

Last refurbished (scheduled refurbishment) 2011

Passenger capacity / crew capacity 112 / 30

Dimensions (Gross tonnage weight / LOA length) 1500 tons / 310 ft (95 m)

Flag State (registered in) Germany

Ship builder Dordrecht Shipbuilding (Holland)

Building cost -

Ship owner and Operator Viking Cruises

Christened by -

Official website link

Accident reports and news

  • Passenger decks: 3 (out of 3)
  • Cabin grades number: 5
  • Total number of cabins: 56 (of which 0 Suites, 8 French Balconies, and 48 with a non-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Schumann (dining room), Sun Deck (brunch, afternoon tea)
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation/Library (combined), Schumann Lobby (Reception, Gift Shop), Sauna (on deck 1), top-deck (shaded area, tables with chairs, sunloungers).
  • Viking Schumann cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), land tours/excursions and motor-coach transfers, live evening entertainment and daily lecturers, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.
  • Note: To/from Viking Schumann boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.
  • Viking Clara Schumann ship is one of the line's oldest river boats (renamed in 2011). The other Viking cruise ships on Elbe River are Fontane, and the two new-design 2015 longships Astrild and Beyla.

Viking Schumann cabins

Types/Categories (number, location), high to low
  • Suites - no
  • Balcony Staterooms - no
  • French Balcony Staterooms (with floor to ceiling door-windows) - AX (x8, deck2)
  • RiverView Staterooms - A (x18, deck2), B (x16, deck1), C (x10, deck1), D (x4, 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 Schumann Itineraries 2016

The below listed Viking Schumann 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.

Itinerary ports
15 September 9 nights / 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague
Prices starting
from $7814
15 Sep        Departing from Berlin, Germany
16 Sep        Potsdam, Germany
17 Sep - 18 Sep        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
19 Sep        Meissen, Germany
20 Sep        Dresden, Germany
21 Sep        Saxon Switzerland
22 Sep        Litomerice, Czech Republic
23 Sep        Melnik, Czech Republic
24 Sep        Arriving in Prague, Czech Republic
22 September 8 nights / 9 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin
Prices starting
from $3866
23 Sep        Departing from Prague, Czech Republic
24 Sep        Litomerice, Czech Republic
25 Sep        Saxon Switzerland
26 Sep        Dresden, Germany
27 Sep        Meissen, Germany
28 Sep        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
29 Sep        Magdeburg, Germany
30 Sep        Potsdam, Germany
01 Oct        Arriving in Berlin, Germany
29 September 9 nights / 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague
Prices starting
from $6324
29 Sep        Departing from Berlin, Germany
30 Sep        Potsdam, Germany
01 Oct - 02 Oct        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
03 Oct        Meissen, Germany
04 Oct        Dresden, Germany
05 Oct        Saxon Switzerland
06 Oct        Litomerice, Czech Republic
07 Oct        Melnik, Czech Republic
08 Oct        Arriving in Prague, Czech Republic
06 October 8 nights / 9 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin
Prices starting
from $3311
07 Oct        Departing from Prague, Czech Republic
08 Oct        Litomerice, Czech Republic
09 Oct        Saxon Switzerland
10 Oct        Dresden, Germany
11 Oct        Meissen, Germany
12 Oct        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
13 Oct        Magdeburg, Germany
14 Oct        Potsdam, Germany
15 Oct        Arriving in Berlin, Germany
13 October 9 nights / 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague
Prices starting
from $6324
13 Oct        Departing from Berlin, Germany
14 Oct        Potsdam, Germany
15 Oct - 16 Oct        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
17 Oct        Meissen, Germany
18 Oct        Dresden, Germany
19 Oct        Saxon Switzerland
20 Oct        Litomerice, Czech Republic
21 Oct        Melnik, Czech Republic
22 Oct        Arriving in Prague, Czech Republic
20 October 8 nights / 9 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin
Prices starting
from $2891
21 Oct        Departing from Prague, Czech Republic
22 Oct        Litomerice, Czech Republic
23 Oct        Saxon Switzerland
24 Oct        Dresden, Germany
25 Oct        Meissen, Germany
26 Oct        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
27 Oct        Magdeburg, Germany
28 Oct        Potsdam, Germany
29 Oct        Arriving in Berlin, Germany
27 October 9 nights / 10 days, one-way from Berlin to Prague
Prices starting
from $5489
27 Oct        Departing from Berlin, Germany
28 Oct        Potsdam, Germany
29 Oct - 30 Oct        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
31 Oct        Meissen, Germany
01 Nov        Dresden, Germany
02 Nov        Saxon Switzerland
03 Nov        Litomerice, Czech Republic
04 Nov        Melnik, Czech Republic
05 Nov        Arriving in Prague, Czech Republic
03 November 8 nights / 9 days, one-way from Prague to Berlin
Prices starting
from $2986
04 Nov        Departing from Prague, Czech Republic
05 Nov        Litomerice, Czech Republic
06 Nov        Saxon Switzerland
07 Nov        Dresden, Germany
08 Nov        Meissen, Germany
09 Nov        Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany
10 Nov        Magdeburg, Germany
11 Nov        Potsdam, Germany
12 Nov        Arriving in Berlin, Germany