THE VIKING WAY OF EXPLORATION offers behind-the-scenes insights and opportunities that set us apart from other travel companies. While we feature the expected and iconic—such as visits to renowned museums and notable landmarks—we also offer our guests LOCAL LIFE, WORKING WORLD and PRIVILEGED ACCESS® experiences, opening doors to places otherwise difficult to visit.
Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Sample local food and wine in Austria’s Wachau Valley. Learn the Viennese waltz and linger in Budapest’s Café Gerbeaud. Indulge all your senses on this 15-day journey spanning the best of Europe. Our most iconic itinerary traces the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers from the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland to the stunning landscapes of Hungary with engaging encounters at every bend.
Explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine. Discover turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and the spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taste the region’s renowned white wines and savor the culinary traditions of Germany and Alsace. From Amsterdam and Cologne to Basel, this journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture.
Savor local wines, hunt for truffles and see how chèvre cheese is made. Explore the world’s largest Gothic palace at Avignon’s grand Palace of the Popes. Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at Les Arènes d’Arles and the Pont du Gard. Come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this eight‑day voyage along the Rhône.
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Note: Prices are accurate as of November 1st, 2023. Offer valid on bookings made from November 1 - 30, 2023; expires November 30, 2023. Availability fluctuates, please see website for current pricing. Cruise fares listed are for cruise and cruisetour only and fares/discount offers are based on double occupancy. Prices are based upon lowest price point and category at time of print and are subject to change without notice. Prices listed reflect 2024 departures. Air prices are per person based on the cruise/cruisetour check-in date, and include transfers plus all government taxes and fees of approx. $160 and air fuel surcharges. Additional airline imposed baggage charges may apply. Consult your airline. Viking reserves the right to correct errors and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Subject to availability and may not be combinable with any other offers. Offer EBD: FREE International Airfare for select 2024 departures. *FREE Airfare offer is subject to change: $25 deposit available on all 2024 and 2025 River Voyages. Based on inventory availability at time of purchase and may be withdrawn at any time. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour offer. All prices are in USD dollars and for US residents only. 2024: Book and deposit November 30, 2023: Pay in full by December 15, 2023; 2025: Pay in full by May 31, 2024. Additional restrictions may apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at http://viking.com/rivers. CST# 2052644-40