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Viking's Seventh Ocean Ship to Join Early 2021

By ,   September 18, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

Viking Cruises announced that its 7th ocean ship, Viking Venus, is due to join the fleet in early-2021.

The 930-passenger newbuild (currently under construction) will spend her inaugural season in Northern Europe and Scandinavia, with itineraries themed like "In Search of the Northern Lights", "Into the Midnight Sun, British Isles Explorer", "Viking Homelands".

The cruise line Viking Ocean is also expanding its Mediterranean program with 5 new itineraries that visit Istanbul Turkey. The new 8-day "Ancient Mediterranean Treasures" is between Piraeus-Athens and Istanbul, with overnights in both port cities.

Viking Venus cruise ship

Travelers looking for an extended experience in the region are able to choose longer versions of the itinerary, such as:

  • 15-day Ancient Adriatic Treasures, between Venice and Istanbul
  • 15-day Ancient Mediterranean Antiquities, between Civitavecchia-Rome and Istanbul
  • 22-day Iconic Mediterranean Treasures, between Barcelona and Istanbul, or
  • 29-day Mediterranean’s Iconic Shores, between Barcelona and Istanbul, visiting Croatia and Montenegro.