Beyla - Farm Servant to Norse God Freyr

Beyla is a servant to Freyr, Norse god of virility. She looks after his realm with her husband Byggvir. Because of her association with Freyr’s farm, Beyla personifies agriculture and the seeds from which crops grow. Her name may be tied to cows, beans or bees.

  • Only 98 guests
  • Crew: 28
  • Length: 361 feet
  • Year built: 2015

Interactive Deck Plan

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Viking Longships—Elbe 360° Tour

Boasting all the comfort and elegance of our award-winning Viking Longships, our purpose-built Elbe ships feature customized hulls and engines to navigate the historic Elbe River.

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Ship Features

  • 49 outside staterooms with river view (14 Standard Staterooms, 14 French Balcony Staterooms, 19 Veranda Staterooms, 2 Veranda Suites)
  • All Upper & Middle Deck staterooms feature a full-size veranda or a French balcony
  • Sun Deck with shaded sitting area & organic herb garden
  • Aquavit Terrace, a revolutionary outdoor viewing area at the bow of the ship for al fresco dining
  • Lounge & Bar with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Restaurant with panoramic views
  • Library & onboard shop
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Laundry service
  • 42" flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more

Stateroom Features

Our intimate, all-veranda ships offer a wide variety of staterooms for your selection. From Veranda Staterooms to the abundance of extra perks and amenities in our spacious Explorer Suites, there’s no finer way to travel. And whichever stateroom you choose, you will find it beautifully designed in the understated elegance for which Viking is known.

Elbe Ship Standard Floorplan

Standard Stateroom (E)

  • Stateroom size: 140 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with half-height picture window
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 42" flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • View the Standard Stateroom (E) in our 360° Tour
Elbe ship French Balcony floorplan

French Balcony Stateroom (C, D)

  • Stateroom size: 122 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door)
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 42" flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • View the French Balcony Stateroom (C, D) in our 360° Tour
Elbe ship Veranda floorplan

Veranda Stateroom (A, B)

  • Stateroom size: 180 sq ft (includes private veranda)
  • River-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door opening to full-size veranda
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 42" flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • View the Veranda Stateroom (A, B) in our 360° Tour
Elbe Ship Veranda Suite floorplan

Veranda Suite (AA)

  • Stateroom size: 250 sq ft (includes private veranda)
  • River-view suite with full-size veranda off a spacious, separate sitting room, and French Balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door) in sleeping quarters
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 42" flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • Additional 32" flat-screen TV in sitting room
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Welcome champagne; mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily); daily fruit plate
  • Binoculars
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary laundry & shoe shine services
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • View the Veranda Suite (AA) in our 360° Tour

Itineraries This Ship Sails

Ship Highlights

Our Viking Longships® feature state-of-the art engineering, deluxe accommodations and streamlined Scandinavian interiors. Their customized hulls and engines are specially built to navigate the historic Elbe river.

Ship Videos

Viking Astrild and Viking Beyla

Viking Astrild and Viking Beyla were custom built for the Elbe River. These sister ships include deluxe accommodations, streamlined interiors and many features of our Viking Longships.

Elegant Elbe

This 10-day cruisetour from Berlin to Prague (or the reverse) highlights the wonders of East Germany, Saxon Switzerland and the Czech Republic along the Elbe, one of Europe’s loveliest, most unspoiled rivers.

Christmas Along the Elbe

This 10-day itinerary from Prague to Berlin (or the reverse) introduces the festive, time-honored holiday traditions of Christmas markets—all while showcasing the cultural heritage and history born along the Elbe.