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Viking Fontane

Viking Fontane

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Viking Schumann and Viking Fontane are small, intimate river cruise vessels with an unusually shallow 80 cm draft, meaning the bottom of the ship is very flat, and has pump jets that minimize the impact of potentially low water levels. These vessels are perfect for the Elbe River, which is very shallow. The intimate cruise ships carry just 112 passengers.

Keeping line with Viking's 175 years of river cruising history, you will receive the very best of service aboard Viking Fontane. The fact that Viking specializes in river cruises means that the experience of a river cruise will not be matched by any other company. From panoramic windows to the most expert of river tour guides, there will be no shortage of enjoyment aboard Viking Fontane.

Viking Fontane's immersion in local culture does not end with the river. Open dining is provided throughout the day so guests can partake in the finest in local cuisine at any time of the day. Expertly trained chefs use the freshest ingredients to prepare regional delicacies which match perfectly with hand-picked bottles of local wines.

Off-boat activities are also offered to compliment the on-ship portion of your voyage. Try your hands at local activities and customs to get the real-world feel of the area you are traveling in. From music to food and wine tastings, you will have many tales to bring back to your friends and family.

Viking Fontane Facts

Inaugural Year: 1991
Refurbished Year: 2010
Country of Registration: Germany
Guest Occupancy*: 124
Crew: 28
Crew-to-Passenger Ratio: 1 to 4.4
Length: 311 feet
Beam: 37 feet
Passenger Decks: 5

Staterooms
Total: 56
Suites, with balcony: 0
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 0
Ocean View, without balcony: 56
Inside: 0

Accessible Staterooms: 0

Dining Type: Open

Casino: No

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Fine dining aboard Viking Fontane
Viking Fontane's chefs create a variety of tasty offerings for you, with freshly prepared seasonal local vegetables, European specialties adapted to satisfy the tastes of our passengers, and homemade soups prepared daily. For breakfast, choose from our selections of pastries, cereals, breakfast meats, egg dishes, fresh fruit and selected cheeses. At lunch, select from the soup and sandwich bar, or a choice of entrees and dessert. And for dinner, you are treated to a five-course gourmet menu with regional specialties. You can also select from our regional wines to perfectly complement your meal. And wherever you sail, you will find enhancements reflecting your itinerary-it is all part of experiencing the local culture.

Cultural Highlights
To complement your onshore excursions, take part in Viking Fontane's Cultural Highlights-immersive learning and enhancement activities both on board and ashore:
  • Hands-on demonstrations in cuckoo clock-making, wooden shoe-carving or glassblowing
  • Classes in cooking specialties like apple strudel and Alsatian flammkuchen
  • Traditional performances of folk music and dance, or waltzes by Strauss
  • Tastings of local cheeses, coffees, liqueurs and other delicacies
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.

Culture Curriculum Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. Viking Fontane offers a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Learn about:
  • Dutch Masters or French impressionists
  • Castles along the Rhine Valley
  • The formation of the European Union
  • The life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Wine and cuisine of southern France
  • 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.

Viking Fontane Deals

Check out the cruise deals that we have available on Viking Fontane cruises:
Low Price Guarantee on all Cruises

Huge Discounts & Low Price Guarantee on all Viking Fontane Cruises!

Book any Viking Fontane cruise with us and you'll get the best deal possible, regardless of the ship or sail date! Because of our huge price discounts and "Low Price Guarantee," nobody beats our Viking Fontane cruise prices, so look around and you're sure to find the best Viking Fontane cruise deal possible when booking with us!
Complimentary Beverages on Viking River

Complimentary Beverages on Viking River Cruises

Viking is the most all-inclusive of all river cruise lines. And starting this year, Viking provides complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service to enhance your dining experience.
No Booking Fees

No Booking Fees!

We do not charge booking fees on any cruises! You're sure to enjoy an affordable Viking Fontane cruise when booking with us!
Our special offers on Viking Fontane cruises may not be combinable. Certain restrictions apply to each offer. View terms and conditions during the online booking process.
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Oceanviews  
Large Picture Window Large Picture Window (Category AX)
Approximate Size: 200 square feet
Located on: Deck 2

These 200-square foot oceanview staterooms onboard Viking Fontane feature large picture windows that can be opened to enjoy magnificent river views, queen size bed with optional twin-bed configuration, private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request, telephone, safe, refrigerator, individual climate control, hair dryer, space under bed for storing suitcases, roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, and TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, Fox News, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”.
Large Picture Window Large Picture Window (Category A)
Approximate Size: 135 square feet
A located on: Deck 2

These staterooms feature large picture windows perfect that can be opened for beautiful river views, two standard-size single beds, private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request, telephone, safe, individual climate control, hair dryer, space under bed for storing suitcases, roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, and TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, Fox News, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge". For your convenience bottled water is replenished daily.
Picture Window Picture Window (Categories B, C and D)
Approximate Size: 135 square feet
B located on: Deck 1
C located on: Deck 1
D located on: Deck 1

These 135-square foot staterooms feature picture windows, two standard-size single beds, private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request, telephone, safe, individual climate control, hair dryer, space under bed for storing suitcases, roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, and TV with premium entertainment package including: CNBC, CNN, Fox News, ESPN, National Geographic, MGM Movies, Sky Cinema, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge". For your convenience bottled water is replenished daily.


All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

Viking Fontane Deck Plans

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Deck 2 (Upper)
Deck 1 (Main)

Category Legend
AX Large Picture Window
A Large Picture Window
B PIcture Window
C Picture Window
D Picture Window


The deck plans of Viking Fontane provided on this page are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with Viking River Cruises directly.
Deck 2 (Upper)
Viking Fontane Deck Plans

Viking Fontane Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of Viking Fontane:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Dining Room
Dining Room
Lounge
Lounge
Library
Library
 
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