travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Viking River Cruises Viking Fontane

Viking Fontane travel42 Professional Ship Review

Built in 1991 as the Theodor Fontane for KD Rhine Line, this three-deck German-registered boat has a length of 311 ft and a width of 36 ft. Her officers and crew are mostly German, and many of them, including the cruise director, are multilingual.

Her long-slung profile allows her to slide under low bridges, sometimes with just inches to spare.

Viking completed a $2 million renovation of the Viking Fontane in 2010. As part of the refurbishment, the Fontane received eight deluxe category st...

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