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You would like to get to know VIVA Cruises better? Get an impression of our history and our quality standards? With pleasure! Learn more about what drives us. Our focus is always on your perfect journey - so that you can enjoy every moment to the fullest.

VIVA Cruises: our history

OUR START

Just in time for the start of the winter season in 2018/2019, we set sail as a premium provider of river cruises. Since then, we have dedicated ourselves to comfortable travel on water - with a convincing all-inclusive offer for our guests as well as exclusive destinations in Europe. 

OUR BASIS 

Behind the VIVA Cruises brand is the renowned Swiss shipping company Scylla AG, which currently owns a fleet of 40 ships. With VIVA Cruises and our company headquarters in Düsseldorf, we would like to establish ourselves as an international river cruise operator. 

OUR DRIVE

"Enjoy the moment" is our motto. How we live it every day? Through our dedicated team paired with high quality ships, we create for our guests places of experience with high standards. We focus on an extraordinary good relationship between our crew and our guests - and that with premium quality at fair prices.

OUR TEAM

Your vacation is a matter of the heart for us. For this reason, we work as a young and competent team in Düsseldorf every day to make your dream cruise aboard our ships possible. We work future- and growth-oriented and always give our best to turn your trip into unique feel-good moments. 

Quality that speaks for itself

 

You will see and feel the difference as soon as you step aboard our ships. High-quality details, fine workmanship and stylish furnishings accompany you on board.

A highlight on every cruise is our crew - because of special cordiality and that certain extra bit of service. Convince yourself!

Discover our ships

SHIP QUALITY

Our ships are modern and safe, technically up to date and on course for sustainability - e.g. through solar cells.

 

CABIN QUALITY

Flooded with light and spacious, our cabins await you with a high level of comfort and a tasteful interior.

 

CREW QUALITY

Our crew lives service every day - with a smile, special helpfulness and great empathy.

VIVA's Mission and Vision

We give everything to offer our guests remarkable river cruises,
that will be remembered for a long time and will let them recall wonderful moments. 

In doing so, we pursue the vision that excellent service
and a fair price-performance ratio can be easily combined and perfectly implemented.

In doing so, we do our utmost to steer more sustainably into the future and work on it every day.

You want to know more about our ships?
Here you will find an overview of our fleet.

VIVA's environment: step by step to more sustainability

At VIVA Cruises we take responsibility for people, nature and the river. Convince yourself and learn more about our philosophy.
route
Responsible route planning that saves nautical miles
co2
Use of biodegradable GTL fuel that reduces emissions and promotes CO2 neutrality
landstrom
Switching off engines in many ports to use alternative shore power
wood
Furnishings with furniture made from 100% reclaimed wood
recycling
Avoiding the use of plastic, e.g. through water dispensers and reusable bottles
vegan
Vegetarian and vegan menu offer as alternatives for meat
*VIVA Cruises supports the environmental initiatives REDD+ Business,
which is committed to the protection of rainforests and their reforestation.