Viking Longship Jarl

5.0/5 |
Viking Longships integrate a patented corridor design* and cutting-edge technology with comfortable amenities that reflect guest preferences and current travel trends. These new features include a revolutionary all-weather indoor/outdoor Aquavit Terrace that reinvents the onboard lounge experience by bringing the panoramic outdoor river scenery indoors with retractable floor-to-ceiling glass doors, allowing guests to enjoy the views and dine al fresco. Accommodating 190 passengers in 95 staterooms, Viking Longships have a patented layout that allows for two Explorer Suites - the largest river cruise suites in Europe - as well as seven two-room Veranda Suites with a full-size veranda in the living room and a French balcony in the bedroom; 39 Veranda Staterooms with full-size verandas; and 22 French Balcony Staterooms. Additionally, all Longships have sustainability upgrades, such as onboard solar panels and organic herb gardens, and energy-efficient hybrid engines that also reduce vibrations for a remarkably smooth ride.

* Corridor configuration designs U.S. Patent # 1832106-0001 to 1832106-0011.

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Onboard Features

Activities & Services

Let Viking's staff treat you to personalized service, fine wines, and delicious, regional cuisine. Engage in immersive cultural activities, and take advantage of a wide array of amenities, from the onboard Congierge to shipwide Wi-Fi and 24-hour beverage bar.

It is customary to give cruise gratuities, subject to the guest's satisfaction of services rendered. Gratuities on board and on land are not included in the full fare.

  • Bath Amenities/Toiletries
  • Bath Robes
  • Complimentary Bottled Water (and/or Other Beverages)
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Stateroom Movies
  • Minibar and/or Refrigerator
  • Private Safe
  • Slippers
  • Television / Radio

  • Bar(s)/Lounge(s)
  • Internet Caf?
  • Library
  • Multi-Level Atrium

  • Classes and Workshops
  • Educational/Enrichment Programs
  • Guest Lecturers
  • Local Entertainment

  • Jogging Track

  • Boutique(s) (duty-free)
  • Concierge Desk
  • Laundry Service (nominal fee)

  • Al Fresco Dining
  • All Beverages Included In Cruise Fare
  • Dining Style: All Casual
  • Dining Style: Open Seating


  • Internet Access - For guests' convenience, all Viking ships have Internet access, as follows:

    • Ships in Europe, Russia and Ukraine - There is free Wi-Fi available, so you can bring your laptop and get online at any time. Alternatively, each ship has a few computers for guest use; there are desktop machines in Russia and laptops in Europe that guests may use free of charge. Guests who bring laptops to Russia may wish to bring a LAN cable for use in their stateroom; this may work a bit better than the wireless LAN in rural areas along the river.
    • Ships in China - There is an Internet caf? with desktop stations for guest use, free of charge. There is no onboard wireless network in China or Southeast Asia, so you will not be able to get Internet service on your personal computer while on the ship, although you may be able to do so during hotel stays.
    • Please note - Shipboard service may be unreliable during certain parts of the journey. The Internet connection functions via cellular service or satellite downlink, and there may be times when reception is not possible and/or when the connection is quite slow. For this reason, it is recommended that guests use the internet connection checking and sending email only, and not for downloading large files or watching video online.

  • Pregnancy Policy - Viking reserves the right not to accept passengers who are in an advanced state of pregnancy either upon commencement of or at any time during the river or ocean cruise.

  • Smoking Policy - All Viking ship interiors, staterooms, and verandas are non-smoking. Each ship has an outdoor smoking area, generally on the sun deck.

  • Special Dietary Needs - Advance Notice Required - Viking will make every effort to accommodate special dietary needs. Every meal has vegetarian options on the menu, and chefs are able to prepare low-salt or gluten-free cuisine. Guests requiring special diets, such as diabetic or low-cholesterol meals, must alert Viking Cruises one month prior to departure and inform the Maitre d? when on board, and the chefs will make make reasonable efforts to fulfill these requests.

  • Wheelchair Access & Special Needs - Guests must report any disability requiring special attention while on their Viking Cruises itinerary to Viking at the time the reservation is made. All vessels and motorcoaches are equipped to European standards. Most transportation services, including the vessels and motorcoaches, are not equipped with elevators or wheelchair ramps. Viking will make reasonable attempts to accommodate the special needs of disabled travelers, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so nor is it responsible for any denial of services by vessel operators, air carriers, hotels, restaurants, or other independent suppliers. Viking cannot provide individual assistance to a vacation participant for walking, dining, getting on and off vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, or other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need such assistance and must assume full responsibility for their well being. The guest assumes the full risk of use and of any prohibitions imposed by vendors. Motorized scooters are not typically suitable on international cruises and cannot be accommodated.

    Guests who have any medical, physical, or other special needs should contact Viking River Cruises directly at 1-877-668-4546 (1-877-66VIKING) with additional questions, and to obtain a copy of Viking's Policy Statement.

Ship Destinations

Viking Longship Jarl visits these amazing destinations. Click to view sailings.

Ship Staterooms

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of August 2019. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Ship Deckplans

Sun Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Explorer Suite - ES
  • Veranda Suite - AA
  • Veranda Stateroom - A
  • Veranda Stateroom - B
  • French Balcony Stateroom - C
  • French Balcony Stateroom - D
  • Standard Stateroom - E
  • Standard Stateroom - F
Sun Deck

Upper Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Explorer Suite - ES
  • Veranda Suite - AA
  • Veranda Stateroom - A
  • Veranda Stateroom - B
  • French Balcony Stateroom - C
  • French Balcony Stateroom - D
  • Standard Stateroom - E
  • Standard Stateroom - F
Upper Deck

Middle Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Explorer Suite - ES
  • Veranda Suite - AA
  • Veranda Stateroom - A
  • Veranda Stateroom - B
  • French Balcony Stateroom - C
  • French Balcony Stateroom - D
  • Standard Stateroom - E
  • Standard Stateroom - F
Middle Deck

Main Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Explorer Suite - ES
  • Veranda Suite - AA
  • Veranda Stateroom - A
  • Veranda Stateroom - B
  • French Balcony Stateroom - C
  • French Balcony Stateroom - D
  • Standard Stateroom - E
  • Standard Stateroom - F
Main Deck

Featured Sailings

Ratings & Reviews

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Don and Loretta sail away in Europe

| Budapest, Vienna, Salzburg, and Germany
This was a great trip. We met a lot of really nice people, and had a great time. The program director (Boris) was a total stitch. It was interesting to watch the ship sail through the various locks on the Danube. We didn't get a chance to shop a lot in Budapest or Salzburg due to the fact that the days we were there were national holidays in the respective countries and the shops were closed. We had a great time regardless. Very attentive personal service.

Great Experience

| Budapest, Vienna, Krems, Passau, Regensburg and Nuremburg
I'm being picky about the shower stall, a small inconvenience considering everything else was "Top of the Line"! Regional dinner meals were outstanding, especially the soups. The staff were always accommodating, friendly and fun. The included tours were more than we expected - educational, well-managed and tour guides were exceptional. The Danube is truly a beautiful river with excellent port visits (Regensburg was our favorite surprise!). We did have to change ships due to the river level and Viking managed it almost seamlessly. Yes, we had to pack and unpack and rise an hour earlier, but by the end of day it was a non-event. Well done!

Danube's Fabled Waters

This exciting journey offers the ideal way to enhance your Danube river cruise. Spend time in Dresden and Berlin, two artful cities gloriously rebuilt after World War II. Along the Danube’s fabled waters, you’ll admire glittering capitals from Budapest to Vienna and the stunning vistas of the Wachau Valley.

 

Norse Heritage

Jarl is a noble Norse warrior renowned for his strength and intelligence. He is the son of Heimdal who, in many stories, is the grandson of Odin, father of the gods. According to Norse legend, Heimdal disguised himself as a human named Rig, and leaves his post at the gateway to Asgard, where he is guarding the gods, to travel the earth where he fathered three children: Thrall (serf), Karl (freeman) and Jarl (earl). Jarl enhanced his noble status by marrying Erna, the beautiful daughter of the nobleman Hersis. As a noble earl with his own hall, Jarl, gathered a loyal following. Like all aristocrats in Viking society, Jarl served under the king, training warriors and overseeing vast estates.

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