Viking River Cruises debuts Viking Sun on Rhine River

LOS ANGELES -- Viking River Cruises launched a new ship, the Viking Sun, on the Rhine River.

The ship will cruise a 12-night itinerary from Antwerp, Belgium, to Basel, Switzerland, April though December.

Architects Yran & Storbraaten, who also have designed cruise ships for Seabourn, NCL and Disney, designed the 198-passenger Viking Sun.

At 433 feet long, the ship incorporates 99 outside cabins. Thirty-seven of them have floor-to-ceiling windows; 30 have large picture windows that open; and 22 have fixed picture windows.

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