Viking River Cruises - Our Top Cruise Picks

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Viking River Cruises - Our Top Cruise Picks

Sail with the #1 River Cruise Line

Watch castles slip by your bedroom as you sail along the waterways of Europe. A river cruise is a perfect way to journey through Europe - unpacking only once and getting to the heart of the towns that grew from the rivers.

Viking River Cruises provide incredible value, including everything you need, from meals and beverages to shore excursions and Wi-Fi. Whether you're a seasoned ocean cruiser or you've never cruised before, a river cruise is a wonderful experience.

 

Our Top Europe Picks

Romantic Danube
8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 3 Countries

Sail to charming cities & villages

Visit Budapest’s Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. See Europe’s largest pipe organ in Passau, or travel to Salzburg. Celebrate Vienna’s musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Strauss. With medieval towns, grand cities and stunning scenery, this 8-day journey on the “Blue Danube” is one you are sure to love.

Rhine Getaway
8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 4 Countries

Explore castles & cathedrals

Explore the Black Forest and visit a local workshop to see a cuckoo clock-making demonstration. Discover the culinary traditions of Alsace. Overlook the Rhine from the walls of Germany’s best-preserved medieval castle. Turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine—little wonder that the Rhine is one of Europe’s best-loved rivers. This journey reveals a landscape of beauty and culture.

Châteaux, Rivers & Wine
8 Days | 7 Guided Tours | 1 Country

Explore Bordeaux like never before

Discover the ports, vineyards, farms and forests of Aquitaine, once Europe’s richest kingdom. See Bordeaux’s fountains and cellars. Hunt for truffles in Périgord, and create your own personal blend of Cognac at the Camus distillery. Savor France’s finest oysters fresh from the bay at Arcachon. Sip Saint-Émilion, Médoc and Sauternes in their own ”terroir” on an 8-day cruise through Bordeaux—a region synonymous with fine wine and finer living.

Holland & Belgium
10 Days | 8 Guided Tours | 3 Countries

Discover Holland & Belgium

Sail through the inland waterways of the Low Countries—Holland and Belgium. Begin with an overnight stay in vibrant Amsterdam. Cruise through a vast network of canals and rivers, stopping in key cities to soak up Dutch, German and Flemish culture. Witness feats of Dutch engineering. See modern Rotterdam and the windmills of Kinderdijk before ending in Antwerp, Europe’s diamond capital. In the spring, visit Keukenhof Gardens in bright bloom.

Portugal's River of Gold
10 Days | 8 Guided Tours | 2 Countries

Enjoy the Douro’s beauty & history

Experience the renaissance of Lisbon, newly invigorated with trending galleries and restaurants. Explore two of Iberia’s oldest university towns: Coimbra, Portugal and Salamanca, Spain. Roam the port warehouses of Porto. Enjoy traditional cuisine, wine and fado singing. Cruise the Douro River Valley, the world’s oldest demarcated wine region and a UNESCO Site. Our 10-day cruisetour includes a hotel stay in Lisbon and the added bonus of a visit to Spain.

Grand European Tour
15 Days | 12 Guided Tours | 4 Countries

Travel through the heart of Europe

Absorb the atmosphere of Budapest’s Café Gerbeaud and learn the Viennese waltz. Sample the food and wine of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Our most iconic itinerary traces the Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers between the stunning landscapes of Hungary and the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland, with engaging encounters at every bend.

France's Finest
15 Days | 14 Guided Tours | 1 Country

Explore Paris, Burgundy & Provence

Pay your respects at Normandy’s World War II beaches. Walk in Joan of Arc’s footsteps at Rouen. Luxuriate in Paris’s sophistication. Savor Lyon’s culinary heritage. Toast the Beaujolais vineyards. Explore Avignon’s Palace of the Popes. Celebrate the Provençal lifestyle. Art, cuisine, style, joie de vivre—if you love everything Français, this is for you: a 15-day journey that combines our popular Paris & the Heart of Normandy and Lyon & Provence cruises into one tour de force.

Waterways of the Tsars
13 Days | 10 Guided Tours | 1 Country

Explore the real Russia

See the swirling onion domes and stout towers of Moscow’s Red Square. Share stories at the kitchen table of an Uglich family. Savor Russian caviar with your blini pancakes. Soak up the steam in a traditional banya in riverside Mandrogy village. Envision Peter the Great luxuriating in massive Peterhof Palace, then see how multiple families shared living space at a Soviet-era kommunalka. From Moscow to St. Petersburg, this 13-day voyage reveals the real Russia as never before.

 

Our Top Asia & Egypt Picks

 

 

Pharaohs & Pyramids
12 Days | 11 Guided Tours | 1 Country

Discover Egypt, ancient and modern

Uncover the ancient secrets of Egypt while experiencing the welcoming culture of today. See the pyramids from astride a majestic camel. Wander among 136 soaring pillars in Karnak Temple. Explore Dendera, one of Egypt’s best-preserved and less frequented temples. Skim the waters of the Nile by traditional felucca. Delight in the fragrances of Aswan’s spice market. Join Viking and our expert Egyptologists on a 12-day Nile cruisetour into the heart of Egypt.

Magnificent Mekong
15 Days | 16 Guided Tours | 2 Countries

Explore unique places & cultures

Shop Old Hanoi’s markets. See the Khmer temple complex of Angkor Wat. Behold the haunting beauty of Ta Prohm, where jungle vines embrace ancient ruins. Explore Phnom Penh by cyclo rickshaw. Discover silk towns, fishing villages, monasteries and floating markets. With hotel stays in Hanoi, Siem Reap and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) bracketing your 8-day Mekong cruise, this cruisetour reveals the beauty and grace of a land we have only begun to know.

 

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General Terms & Conditions:
Conditions apply. Valid on travel booked through UNIGLOBE Travel. All advertised prices are for the cruise only and include or disclose taxes & fees. Airfare, transfers and other cruise components are additional and not included in advertised prices unless otherwise stated. Certain destinations may include flight connections. Cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy for total length of stay unless otherwise stated. Taxes & fees due during travel or in destination are additional and may include, but not limited to, local car rental charges & taxes, one-way rental drop fees which are to be paid upon arrival, resort fees & charges, tour ‘kitty’, airline baggage fees and cruise gratuities. All offers and prices are valid on new bookings only for select departure dates and are accurate and subject to availability at advertising deadline, errors and omissions excepted, and subject to change. Cruise offers and prices are accurate at advertising deadline and subject to availability and changes by the supplier. Advertising deadline: October 30, 2019. For full terms & conditions please speak with a UNIGLOBE Travel consultant.

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