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Viking Tialfi

Viking Tialfi Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Tialfi

Year built2016  /  Age : 3
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 bySinead O'Connell

Current itinerary of Viking Tialfi

Viking Tialfi current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam. The itinerary starts on 09 Nov, 2019 and ends on 16 Nov, 2019.

All Itineraries Current Position
Date / TimePort
09 Nov 01:00 - 21:00    Departing from Basel, Zurich, Switzerland hotels
10 Nov    Breisach am Rhein, Germany
11 Nov    Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany-France
12 Nov    Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany
12 Nov    Heidelberg, Germany
13 Nov    Koblenz, Germany
13 Nov    Rhine River
14 Nov    Cologne, Koln, Germany
15 Nov    Kinderdijk, Holland
15 Nov    Scenic Cruising
16 Nov 02:00    Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland hotels

Review of Viking Tialfi

Longship Viking Tialfi cruises on Rhine River in Germany, France and Switzerland, departing from Amsterdam and Basel. This Viking longship is named after the champion runner Tialfi who was the son of Egil (Norse Mythology hero from Volundarkvida poem). Tialfi became a slave to Tor (Thor), the thunder god, after eating one of his goats.

Viking Tialfi is among the newest longships in Viking River Cruises fleet. The riverboat features innovative corridor configuration (patented design), modern engineering and technologies, signature Scandinavian-themed decor, premium stateroom amenities, itinerary-based and expert-led enrichment program, themed onboard entertainment, the efficiency of public spaces, the signature lounge Aquavit Terrace and numerous cabins with step-out balconies. Each of the Viking's longship-class riverboats also has two of the European river cruising industry's largest suites.

Viking Tialfi cruise ship

Cabins

Viking Tialfi has a total of 95 cabins (of which 9 Suite, 39 Balcony, 22 French Balconies, 25 with a non-opening window) in 8 grades. The Tialfi ship boasts the same design elements as the other Viking Longships, featuring deluxe accommodations, streamlined Scandinavian interiors and exceptional engineering. Tialfi Suites provide two full rooms, a private veranda and French balcony, spacious closets, hotel-style beds, and 42-inch flat TVs.

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - Veranda AA (x7, deck3), Explorer ES (x2, deck3)
  • Balcony Staterooms (on deck2,3) - A, B (x39)
  • French Balcony Staterooms (on deck 2,3, with floor to ceiling door-windows) - C, D (x22)
  • RiverView Staterooms - E, F (x25, deck1).

Shipboard facilities

Viking Longships feature public spaces all in light, with innovative details such as the Aquavit Terrace at the bow of ship suitable for al-fresco dining and Tialfi Observation Lounge with its beautiful glass doors, floor-to-ceiling. Viking Tialfi dining options include Tialfi Restaurant (dining room) and Aquavit Terrace (al fresco). Other facilities include an Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), top-deck (shaded relaxation area, Herbal Garden, putting green, walking track, Deck Chess, Shuffleboard). The Tialfi longship doesn't have a gym room, pool, jacuzzi, spa. The glass elevator connects only the Middle and Upper Deck.

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

River Cruise Itineraries

Viking Tialfi itineraries offer Rhine River cruises in Europe. The itinerary theme is "RHINE DISCOVERY". Follows the list of ports and tours along the Tialfi's itinerary route:

  • "RHINE GETAWAY" are 7-day cruises from Amsterdam to Basel and the reverse from Basel to Amsterdam. The list of visited ports of call offers to visit Holland (Amsterdam, Kinderdijk), France (Strasbourg), Germany (Cologne, Koblenz/Rudesheim, Heidelberg/Speyer, Breisach) and Switzerland (Basel).
  • Flights from and to UK are included in cruise fares, as well as all meals, luxury accommodation with river views; house wine, soft drinks and beer with lunch & dinner; excursions at every port; complimentary tea and coffee; in-room infotainment system (with movies on demand); complimentary WiFi and evening entertainment.

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 Tialfi - user reviews and comments

Viking Tialfi Wiki

Viking Tialfi is one of the two latest generation Viking Cruises longships modified for cruising on Rhine river. 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.

Tialfi 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. Viking Tialfi features Suite accommodations with 2 separate rooms - a bedroom with French balcony and a living room with a balcony. All cabins have a max capacity of 2 passengers per cabin. 75% of the staterooms have a balcony. The cabin categories are 8.

The riverboat’s godmother is Mrs Sinead O’Connell (Vacation.com / industry relations director). The ship's naming ceremony was held in Amsterdam on March 1, 2016. Traditionally for Viking River Cruises, this was another "group christening" for 6 longships. Tialfi was christened together with her sister ships Alruna, Egil, Kadlin, Rolf and Vilhjalm.

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 Tialfi Itineraries

The below listed Viking Tialfi 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 26 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $3645
2019 Nov 02 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2019 Nov 09 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2019 Nov 16 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2019 Nov 23 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2019 Nov 30 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2019 Dec 07 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel
2019 Dec 14 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 May 16 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 May 30 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 Jun 13 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 Jun 27 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 Jul 11 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 Jul 25 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 Aug 08 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 Aug 22 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 Sep 05 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2020 Sep 19 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam

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