Viking Longship Mani

4.8/5 |
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
    • 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
    • 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 Mani 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

Departure Ports

Featured Sailings

Ratings & Reviews

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I would do it again!

| Rhine river
This is the most wonderful vacation! Everything was far above and beyond expectations. Smiling faces and positive attitudes were so refreshing. The food was fabulous! The tour guides offered so much information, my favorite was the 89 year old with personal accounts of WWII……such a personal touch. Everyone was so happy to be out after all of the COVID shutdowns.

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| Seattle
If you do Viking try to also do there pre and post excursions I would have gave the overall rating a 5 star but the entertainment for us just wasn’t up to par

Trip of Lifetime

| Basil, Strasburg, Cologne, Heidelberg, Amsterdam
Waited a long time to afford this trip and it was worth every penny. It was a dream to go to Europe and this provided a way for our first adventure. Here's to many more. Tons of wonderful memories.

Great cruise

| Basel, Switzerland, Lucerne Switzerland, Strasbourg, France, Cologne, Germany& Kinderjik, Netherlands
Met many friendly people on board.

Wonderful river cruise for a delayed honeymoon

| Amsterdam/Netherlands, Strasbourg/France, several towns in Germany, Basel and Lucerne/Switzerland
Overall, we had a wonderful experience. Compared to other river cruise lines I have travelled with, Viking did not include as much. The drinking package required both guests to purchase it, but my husband drinks and I do not. We had to change ships in the middle of the cruise because the river level was too low for our ship to pass through, but they handled the ship swap very well. The crew on the first ship was exceptional. The crew on the second ship was very good, but did not quite measure up to the Mani crew. We lucked out with great weather, although that contributed to the dryness of the river. Overall, we had a great time and really enjoyed the towns we visited. We did a pre-cruise and a post-cruise extension and both had some good options. Our contacts for the pre- and post-cruise extension were also very good.

Discover the Rhine

Enhance your Rhine river cruise with stops each in Belgium and Holland. Take an extraordinary cruise that spans 5 countries. You’ll explore medieval Bruges and Ghent and canal-laced Amsterdam, the cultural centers of the Low Countries. Then enjoy the magnificence of the Rhine, sailing past sloping vineyards, fairy-tale castles and quaint villages.

 

Norse Heritage

In Norse mythology the gods banish Mani and his sister Sol to the heavens because their father was so arrogant as to name them “moon” and “sun.” There, they guide their namesake orbs across the sky, counting the years for humankind. One story says that wolves pursue Mani and Sol through the heavens. In another tale, Mani’s children, whom he took from the earth while they were collecting well water, follow him in the darkness. Still today, some Norwegians see in the craters on the moon the shapes of two people carrying a pail of water on a pole.

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