Viking River Cruises

Viking Schumann

Sailing Dates:

Viking Schumann

Refurbished in 2010 and 2011, these classic, intimate ships feature deluxe accommodations and streamlined Scandinavian interiors. Their customized hulls and engines are specially built to navigate the historic Elbe river.

Ship Features

  • All staterooms are outside with river view
  • New French Balcony is 200 square feet, has hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration, a refrigerator & a French balcony
  • Standard (A) has a large picture window that opens
  • Standard staterooms have two standard-size twin beds
  • Private bathroom with shower & premium bath products; bathrobe & slippers upon request
  • Flat-panel TV with CNBC, CNN, ESPN, FOX, National Geographic & more
  • Telephone, safe & individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Sun deck with shaded sitting area
  • Restaurant with panoramic views
  • Onboard boutique
  • Free wireless internet
  • Laundry service
  • Voltage: 220V & 115V in stateroom

Viking Schumann Facts
Year built: 1991
Refurbished: 2011
Length: 311 ft
Width: 36.1 ft
Draft: 3 ft
Decks: 3
Crew: 32
Passengers: 112
Staterooms: 56
Dining

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 menu with regional specialties. You may 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.


Activities

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..


Staff

We have high standards for the English-speaking crews on board our ships. We personally recruit all of our staff members, from your stateroom steward and waiters, to hotel managers and Program Directors. Proprietary training programs are implemented by our Swiss management team to ensure we always provide the level of service you would find in a fine hotel. The Viking team brings you a level of expertise other companies cannot match.


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