travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Viking River Cruises Viking Astrild


Viking Astrild travel42 Professional Ship Review


The Viking Astrild was designed and built to sail the shallow Elbe River between Prague and Berlin. It is called a "baby Longship" because it is about half the size of Viking's regular fleet of Longships.

Launched in 2015, the ship carries 28 crew members and displays contemporary Nordic-influenced style, including stripped wood and sophisticated neutral interiors. It uses hybrid engines that create a quieter ride with little to no vibration.

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