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Viking Magni

Viking Magni Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Magni

Year built2013  /  Age : 6
Flag state Switzerland
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 byVicky Garcia

Current position of Viking Magni

Review of Viking Magni

The Viking Magni boat cruises on Danube, Rhine and Main rivers in Holland, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Belgium, departing from Amsterdam, Budapest and Basel. This Viking longship is named after Magni (meaning "strong") - in Norse mythology the god of strength, son of Tor (by his lover - the Jotnar giantess Jarnsaxa) and brother to Modi.

The state-of-the-art river ship Viking Magni longship was designed as a “green ship” by the legendary architects Yran & Storbraaten, with solar panels, hybrid energy-efficient engines and organic herb garden. The added benefit of hybrid engines helps for smoother cruising experience.

Viking Magni cruise ship

Cabins

Viking Magni has a total of 95 cabins (of which 9 Suite, 22 French Balconies, 25 with a non-opening window) in 8 grades. Three-quarters of Viking Magni cabins feature either a French balcony or a full veranda, and suites have both. Explorer Suites offer 270-degrees view of the river and beyond.

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).

Shipboard facilities

Viking Magni dining options include Magni Restaurant (dining room) and Aquavit Terrace (al fresco). The Aquavit Terrace is at the ship’s bow, and offers the opportunity for indoor and outdoor relaxation and dining, with floor to ceiling windows. The Sun Deck shaded sitting area provides an ideal environment to enjoy the changing scenery while you cruise. Onboard amenities also include an Observation Lounge, Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), Sky Bar, Herbal Garden, putting green, a walking track, shuffleboard. The Magni longship doesn’t have a gym room, pool, jacuzzi, spa.

Viking Magni 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 Magni 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 Magni 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 Magni 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).
  • "TULIPS and WINDMILLS" are 9-days Springtime themed Belgium and Holland river cruises from Amsterdam (round-trip), with 8 complimentary land tours/excursions. On departures from Amsterdam, the sailing part starts on the second day. The itinerary features an Amsterdam canal cruise on a glass-domed boat and evening departure (on Day 2), cruising on lake IJsselmeer/Zuiderzee, visiting the Paleis Het Loo gardens (from Arnhem), Kinderdijk (windmills network), Antwerp (on river Scheldt in Belgium), Ghent (bus transfer to Bruges), bus travel in the Walcheren region (southwest Holland, stopping in Veere), Holland Delta Works cruise (Dutch system of numerous dams, locks, dykes, storm barriers, all protecting the Holland's Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt area from flooding; embarkation again in Bruinisse /Zeeland), Rotterdam (bus travel to Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse - world's 2nd largest floral garden after the Dubai's Miracle Garden), Amsterdam overnight dock.

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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To/from Viking Magni boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.

Viking Magni 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 Magni 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 Vicky Garcia - co-owner and COO of the "Cruise Planners" (booking agency /sales representative of the "American Express Travel" company). The ship's christening ceremony was held in Amsterdam, Holland. On March 17, 2014, Magni was inaugurated together with the Viking longships Alsvin, Baldur, Bestla, Delling, Eistla, Gullveig, Ingvi and Lif.

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 Magni Itineraries

The below listed Viking Magni 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 Oct 27 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest
2020 Apr 12 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $3145
2020 Apr 26 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $3445
2020 May 10 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $3645
2020 May 24 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $3645
2020 Jun 07 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $3645
2020 Jun 21 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $3645
2020 Jul 05 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $3445
2020 Jul 19 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $3245
2020 Aug 02 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $3245
2020 Aug 16 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $3245
2020 Aug 30 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $3645
2020 Sep 13 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $3645
2020 Sep 27 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $3645
2020 Oct 11 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $3645
2020 Oct 25 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest $3245
2020 Nov 08 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $6645

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