Viking Forseti

2 reviews | 54° place out of 586
87.58
Details
  • Shipyard Neptun Werft GmbH
  • Year 2013
  • Length 135.00 m
  • Beam 29.00 m
  • Tons 5,000 gt
  • Decks 4
  • Cabins 95
  • Passengers 190
  • Crew 50
  • Crew/Pax ratio 1 : 3.80
  • Currency
  • Language English
  • Flag Switzerland
Description

Viking Forseti, constructed in 2013, has a length of 135 meters, a crew of 50 people, and features 95 comfortable cabins to accommodate a maximum of 190 guests. The ship has 4 decks where you'll find the restaurant, the library, the bar & lounge, the gift shop, and the Aquavit Terrace, a revolutionary indoor/outdoor observation area at the bow of the ship for alfresco dining.
On the Sun Deck with a 360-degree view, you'll find a shaded seating area, solar panels, a putting green, and a walking track. The name derives from mythology; Forseti, the Norse god of justice, radiates the light of truth.
Giorgia Lombardo

87.58 Global rating
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Mikkel W @SometimesSailing Expert Contributor (7) 25/08/2022 Cruises Expert Partner
84.32

Lovely time in Bordeaux

I liked

Sails in a lovely part of France we many not have otherwise visited and ports in small towns we enjoyed discovering.

I didn't like

It doesn't do much sailing - multiple overnights in ports, no locks, and short distances.

Comment

Viking Forseti was a nice longship. Food was average, wine was great (Bordeaux wines for the region). Gironne River is muddy (naturally so) and has some pretty scenery along its banks/shore. Ship lacks amenities except for a top-deck track and coffee bar.


Cruising area
Europe
Experience
Cruised (8 days)
Language
English
Period
Jul 2022
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
United States

Ports of call: Bordeaux, St. Emilion, Blaye, Bourg, Cadillac, Coussac

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Mikkel W @SometimesSailing Expert Contributor (7) 18/07/2022 Cruises Expert Partner
90.84

Lovely Longship that Sails Bordeaux

I liked

Loved learning about Bordeaux and the region through small ports and interesting stops on the Garonne & Dordogne Rivers.

I didn't like

The itinerary doesn't sail that much - of 7 nights, it's docked overnight 3 times and does very minimal sailing overall.

Comment

Viking staff is very friendly, food is good (not great), and we loved that they served Bordeaux wine even with included lunch/dinner beverages. And they don't charge any corkage fee for wines you bring on the ship during the trip!


Cruising area
Europe
Experience
Cruised (8 days)
Language
English
Period
Jul 2022
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
United States

Ports of call: Libourne, Bourg, Blaye, Saint-Emilion, Margaux, Medoc, Bordeaux, Cadillac

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