travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Viking River Cruises Viking Hermod

Viking Hermod travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Viking Hermod set sail in 2014 as part of Viking River Cruises' massive fleet-development program. It is not sailing in 2016.

The company named the Longship class after the Vikings' models of technical perfection: The original rapierlike longships were so cutting-edge that modern scholars doubted the accounts of them until the 1997 discovery of the Roskilde Longship. The company's version is an updated design for the 21st century.

Each of Viking's Longships is 443 ft long, featur...

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