Viking Cruises is a cruise line providing river and ocean cruises, with operations based in Basel, Switzerland. It is the parent company of Viking River Cruises and Viking Ocean Cruises.What are the names of Viking Cruise ships?
Viking Cruises Christens 12 New River Vessels; Reveals Plans to Build Six More. However, in keeping with Viking's usual custom, all the new ships continue to bear the name of Norwegian gods: Viking Astrild, Beyla, Eir, Gefjon, Lofn, Mani, Mimir, Modi, Skirnir, Ve, Vidar and Vili.Where is the Viking River?
The term Viking commonly denotes the ship-born warriors and traders of Norsemen (literally, men from the north) who originated in Scandinavia and raided the coasts of Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe as far east as the Volga River in Russia from the late 8th–11th century.What is the Viking River?
Established in 1997, Viking Cruises is the world's largest river cruise line, with some 60 river ships sailing the waterways of Europe, Russia and the Ukraine, Egypt, China, Vietnam and Cambodia. Viking has also unveiled plans for a new ocean-going cruise arm.