travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Viking River Cruises Viking Bestla

Viking Bestla travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Viking Bestla set sail in 2014 as part of Viking River Cruises' massive fleet-development program. The rapidly expanding fleet has broken records for the number of ships christened in one day—with 10 ships named in March 2013—and has a goal of 100 ships by 2020.

The company has named the Longship class after the Vikings' models of technical perfection: The original rapierlike longships were so cutting-edge that modern scholars had doubted the accounts of them until the 1997 discovery of t...

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