Viking Delling

Viking Delling Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Delling

Year built2014  /  Age : 4
Flag state Germany
BuilderNeptun Werft GmbH (Rostock, Germany)
ClassViking Longship
OwnerViking Cruises
OperatorViking River Cruises
Speed15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)29 m / 95 ft
Gross Tonnage5000 gt
Passengers95 - 190
Crew50
Decks4
Cabins95
Decks with cabins3
Christened byAyako Ward

Review of Viking Delling

The Viking Delling boat cruises on Rhone and Saone rivers in France, departing from Lyon and Avignon. This Viking longship is named after Dellingr - in Norse mythology the god-father of the day (married to the goddess of night Nott).

Three quarters of Viking Delling 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 Delling cruise ship

The Viking Cruises Viking Delling longship was designed as a “green ship” by thearchitects Yran & Storbraaten, with solar panels, hybrid energy-efficient engines and organic herb garden.

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

River Cruise Itineraries

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

  • "PORTRAITS OF SOUTHERN FRANCE" are 7-day Rhone and Saone river cruises from Avignon to Chalon, and the reverse from Lyon/Chalon to Avignon. These deals include 6 complimentary land tours/excursions in the Provence and Burgundy (France wine regions).
  • Also included in Viking France river cruise fares are: bus transfers (Lyon to Chalon /embarkation, Avignon to Marseille /airport), scenic drive (Pommard-Volnay-Meursault), Beaune (cellar wine tasting), Tournon (red wines tasting), Chateauneuf-du-Pape (wine tasting).

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 Delling wiki

  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 95 (of which 9 Suite, 22 French Balconies, 25 with a non-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Delling (dining room), Aquavit Terrace (al fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation, Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), top-deck (shaded relaxation area, Sky Bar, Herbal Garden, putting green, walking track, shaffleboard). The Delling longship doesn't have gym room, pool, jacuzzi, spa.
  • Viking Delling 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 Delling boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.
  • Viking Delling 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 Viking ship Delling represents the line's latest Longship-class river boat design. Viking Cruises longships feature energy-efficient hybrid engine technology, solar panels and an interior design by "Yran & Storbraaten" (Norway). The patented "longship" design ("Rottet Studios", USA) allows much larger passenger accommodations with full-size balconies. The additional cabin space is created by 1 m (3,3 ft) off-center shifting of the deck's corridor.
  • The other Viking river cruise ships in France are the longships BuriForsetiHeimdalHermod, and also NeptunePride and Spirit.
  • The riverboat's godmother is Mrs Ayako Ward - a renown food critic and ship cruise travel writer. She is also the wife of Douglas Ward - author of the bestselling Berlitz travel guides "Cruising & Ships" and "River Cruising in Europe"). The ship's christening ceremony was held in Amsterdam, Holland. On March 17, 2014, Delling was inaugurated together with the Viking longships Alsvin, Baldur, Bestla, Eistla, Gullveig, Ingvi, Lif and Magni.

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.

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Viking Delling Itineraries

The below listed Viking Delling cruise prices on 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Mar 19 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3846
2019 Mar 26 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Apr 02 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3846
2019 Apr 09 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Apr 16 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3846
2019 Apr 23 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Apr 30 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$4368
2019 May 07 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 May 14 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$4368
2019 May 21 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 May 28 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$4368
2019 Jun 04 7 days, round-trip Rhone Explorer Lyon$4107
2019 Jun 11 7 days, round-trip Rhone Explorer Lyon$4107
2019 Jun 18 7 days, round-trip Rhone Explorer Lyon$4107
2019 Jun 25 7 days, round-trip Rhone Explorer Lyon$4107
2019 Jul 02 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Jul 09 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3846
2019 Jul 16 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Jul 23 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3846
2019 Jul 30 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Aug 06 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3716
2019 Aug 13 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Aug 20 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3716
2019 Aug 27 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Sep 03 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$4498
2019 Sep 10 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Sep 17 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$4498
2019 Sep 24 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Oct 01 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3716
2019 Oct 08 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Oct 15 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3716
2019 Oct 22 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Oct 29 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$3195
2019 Nov 05 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon
2019 Nov 12 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon$2607