travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Viking River Cruises Viking Schumann

Viking Schumann travel42 Professional Ship Review

Built in Germany in 1991 for the KD-Rhine Line, the Viking Schumann was acquired by Viking and now travels along European waterways from early spring to late fall at a speed of up to 16 knots.

She is 311 ft long and 36 ft wide, her officers and crew are mostly German, and her 120 passengers are mainly English-speaking. She and her sister Viking Fontane were designed to slide under low bridges and with a shallow draft.

Schumann received bow-to-stern refurbishments in 2010, matching those of...

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