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Specifications of Viking Lofn
|Year built||2015 / Age: 6|
|Builder||Neptun Werft GmbH (Rostock, Germany)|
|Operator||Viking River Cruises|
|Speed||15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph|
|Length (LOA)||135 m / 443 ft|
|Beam (width)||29 m / 95 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||5000 gt|
|Passengers||95 - 190|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Christened by||Karoline Landa|
Viking Lofn Itineraries
|Date||Itinerary||Departure Port||Price from|
|2021 Jun 16||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$6845|
|2021 Jul 07||21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Bucharest||Amsterdam||$6645|
|2021 Jul 28||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$6495|
|2021 Sep 08||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$7345|
|2021 Sep 29||21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Bucharest||Amsterdam||$6995|
|2021 Oct 20||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$6595|
|2023 Apr 19||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$6695|
|2023 May 10||21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Bucharest||Amsterdam||$6795|
|2023 May 31||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$6795|
|2023 Jun 21||21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Bucharest||Amsterdam||$6345|
|2023 Jul 12||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$6245|
|2023 Aug 02||21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Bucharest||Amsterdam||$6245|
|2023 Aug 23||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$6245|
|2023 Sep 13||21 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Bucharest||Amsterdam||$6945|
|2023 Oct 04||21 days, one-way from Bucharest to Amsterdam||Bucharest||$6445|
Viking Lofn Review
Review of Viking Lofn
Longship Viking Lofn boat cruises on Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Hungary, Austria, Germany, France, Slovakia and Czech Republic. This Viking longship is named after Lofn - in Norse mythology the goddess of marriages. Love-inspiring, she is bestowed by Odin with the power to melt the hearts of humans and join them in wedlock.
Join the 2015 Viking Lofn Grand European Tour for 15 pleasant days along the Main, Danube and Rhine Rivers. You'll be able to see Holland’s windmills and tulip fields as well as Germany’s fairytale castles and the vineyards of Wachau Valley in Austria. Another chance gives the Rhine Getaway itinerary - an 8-day sailing through four countries, experiencing the lavish landscape of Black Forest region and Holland’s windmills and waterworks, as well as the nightlife of Rüdesheim’s Drosselgasse.
Lofn is a Norse goddess who is so gracious that the gods' mightiest melts to her will. Odin, the chief god, even gives permission for arranging marriages.
Viking Lofn hosts 190 guests in 95 staterooms. The Lofn ship boasts the same design elements as the other Viking Longships, featuring deluxe accommodations, streamlined Scandinavian interiors and exceptional engineering. The Longships have two Explorer Suites which are the largest in Europe as well as seven Veranda Suites (two-room) with a veranda and a French balcony. The 39 Veranda Staterooms feature full-size balconies and there are also 22 French Balcony Staterooms.
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).
Viking Longships have new features including the revolutionary all-weather Aquavit Terrace bringing the outdoor scenery indoors, allowing passengers to enjoy the river views and al fresco dining. All Viking Longships, including Viking Lofn, boast organic herb gardens and onboard solar panels. Their hybrid engines are energy-efficient and reduce vibrations for a smooth ride.
Viking Lofn dining options include Lofn Restaurant (dining room) and Aquavit Terrace (al fresco). Other facilities include an Observation Lounge, Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), top-deck (shaded relaxation area, Sky Bar, Herbal Garden, putting green, a walking track, shuffleboard). The longship doesn’t have a gym room, pool, jacuzzi, spa.
Viking Lofn 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.
Viking Lofn river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative of Viking cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Viking River Cruises Europe cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On some Viking Lofn 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 Lofn river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:
- "GRAND EUROPEAN TOUR" are 14-days Rhine and Danube cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest, and the reverse from Budapest to Amsterdam. These deals feature "Rhine-Main-Danube Canal" passage (Germany), 5 countries to visit (Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Holland) and 13 complimentary land tours/excursions. On departures from Budapest, the sailing part starts in the evening on the second day and ends in Amsterdam (with optional 2-night Amsterdam hotel package). Disembarkation in Budapest offers optional 3-night Prague hotel package (Czech Republic).
- "RHINE GETAWAY" are 7-days (also themed "German Christmas Markets") river cruises from Amsterdam to Basel and the reverse from Basel to Amsterdam. These deals offer 4 countries to visit (Holland, Germany, France, Switzerland) with 6 complimentary land tours/excursions. Disembarkation in Holland offers an optional 2-night Amsterdam hotel package. Disembarkation in Switzerland (Basel offers an optional 2-night Lucerne hotel package (on Lake Lucerne in the Swiss Alps).
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To/from Viking Lofn boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.
Viking Lofn 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 Lofn represents the line's latest Longship-class riverboat design. Viking Cruises longships feature energy-efficient hybrid engine technology, solar panels and 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-centre shifting of the deck's corridor.
The riverboat’s godmother is Mrs Karoline Landa - one of the line's long-serving employees (a Controller & Hotel Manager). The list of other Viking Cruises longships launched in 2015 includes Astrild, Beyla, Eir, Gefjon, Mani, Mimir, Modi, Skirnir, Ve, Vidar and Vili.
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