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Viking Freya

Viking Freya

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One of Viking River Cruises' Longships®, Viking Freya was designed by legendary naval architects Yran & Storbraaten, the team behind The Yachts of Seabourn. This vessel offers state-of-the-art engineering, along with patent-pending design and luxury. Viking Freya provides guests with more ways to personalize their trip. Choose from a variety of stateroom classes, onboard entertainment options and ship locations from which you can enjoy sailing through the scenery, all the while enriching your time in some of Europe's most remarkable destinations.

Keeping line with Viking’s 175+ years of river cruising history, you will receive the very best of service aboard the Viking Freya. 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 Freya.

Viking Freya'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 Freya Facts

Inaugural Year: 2012
Refurbished Year: N/A
Country of Registration: Germany
Guest Occupancy*: 190
Crew: 45
Crew-to-Passenger Ratio: 1 to 4.2
Length: 443 feet
Beam: 1 feet
Passenger Decks: 4

Staterooms
Total: 95
Suites, with balcony: 9
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 39
Ocean View, without balcony: 47
Inside: 0

Accessible Staterooms: 0

Dining Type: Open

Casino: No

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Al fresco dining aboard Viking Freya
Imagine waking as the mist rolls off the river, stopping in the lounge for a frothy cappuccino, and heading out to the Aquavit Terrace to silently cruise through the early morning light. That is one definition of a Viking Freya happy hour. Another one is in the more traditional sense: unwinding in the late afternoon with a pint of beer or glass of wine, chatting with friends and enjoying a delicious light bite. With the Aquavit Terrace equipped with grills and plentiful seating, each of these al fresco "happy hours" will be yours to indulge in.

Fine dining aboard Viking Freya
Viking Freya'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 entres 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 Freya's 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 Freya offer 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 Freya Deals

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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 Freya cruise when booking with us!
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Jump to: Suites - Balconies - Oceanviews
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Explorer Suite Explorer Suite (Category ES)
Approximate Size: 445 square feet
Located on: Deck 3

There are only two staterooms within this category that are exclusively located aft part of the vessel on the Upper Deck. The most premium suites onboard Viking Freya features a private wraparound veranda off the spacious living room that offers beautiful 270-degree views, queen size bed with optional twin-bed configuration, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, known as a French balcony, in the bedroom, 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 a Sony 26-inch flat-panel 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.
Veranda Suite Veranda Suite (Category AA)
Approximate Size: 270 square feet
Located on: Deck 3

These veranda suites feature full-size veranda off the spacious living room, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, known as a French balcony, in the bedroom, queen-size bed with optional twin-bed configuration, large 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 Sony 26-inch flat-panel 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.
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Veranda Superior Veranda Superior (Category A)
Approximate Size: 205 square feet
Located on: Deck 3

These veranda staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to a full-size veranda located on the Upper deck, 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 Sony 26-inch flat-panel 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.
Veranda Veranda (Category B)
Approximate Size: 205 square feet
Located on: Deck 2

These veranda staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to a full-size veranda, 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 Sony 26-inch flat-panel 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.
French Balcony Superior French Balcony Superior (Category C)
Approximate Size: 135 square feet
A located on: Deck 3

These accommodations feature floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to create a French balcony, 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 Sony 26-inch flat-panel 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.
French Balcony French Balcony (Category D)
Approximate Size: 135 square feet
A located on: Deck 2

These veranda staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to create a French balcony, 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 Sony 26-inch flat-panel 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.
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Standard Half-High Picture Window Standard Half-High Picture Window (Categories E and F)
Approximate Size: 150 square feet
E located on: Deck 1
F located on: Deck 1

These comfortable oceanview staterooms feature half-high picture window, 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 Sony 26-inch flat-panel 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 Freya Deck Plans

Click a deck provided below to view it:

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Deck 4 (Sun)
Deck 3 (Upper)
Deck 2 (Middle)
Deck 1 (Main)

Category Legend
ES Explorer Suite
AA Veranda Suite
A Veranda Superior
B Veranda
C French Balcony Superior
D French Balcony
E Standard Half-High Picture Window
F Standard Half-High Picture Window


The deck plans of Viking Freya 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 Freya Deck Plans

Viking Freya Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of Viking Freya:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Below are artists renderings of Viking Freya. Ship is subject to modifications.
Aquivat Terrace
Aquivat Terrace
Aquivat Terrace from Outside
Aquivat Terrace from Outside
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