Viking River Cruises

Viking Bestla

The Viking Bestla was built in 2014 and carries 190 passengers. The boat cruises on the Danube, Rhine and Main rivers in Holland, Germany, Hungary, Austria, France and Switzerland, departing from Amsterdam, Basel and Budapest. This fantastic ship has Wi-Fi, a herb garden, lounge, restaurant and a sun deck with 360 degree views.


Accommodation on Viking Bestla includes French Balcony Staterooms-Cat C & D, Standard Staterooms-Cat E & F, Veranda Staterooms-Cat A & B, Veranda Suites-Cat AA and Explorer Suites-Cat ES.


Viking's trained chefs are passionate about food and committed to providing a complete culinary experience. Menu selections in the restaurant includes regional dishes and contemporary cuisine to offer a variety of flavours designed to suit everyone. Dine on deck or in the ship’s restaurant. Start the day with croissants and cappuccino on deck, or enjoy a buffet style breakfast. Join friends in the restaurant for lunch or dinner, or alternatively, have an Al Fresco lunch on the sun deck.


Hands-on demonstrations, cooking classes, traditional dance performances, and local tastings. These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. We offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Topics may include the Dutch Masters or French impressionists, castles along the Rhine Valley, the formation of the European Union, the life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the wine and cuisine of southern France, and key words and phrases in the local language wherever you are traveling. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.


Whether from the sun deck, the Lounge or the restaurant, a river cruise provides uninterrupted sightseeing, from the time the morning mist rises from the water to when the setting sun announces the end to another remarkable day.

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