Viking offers culturally enriching, destination-focused river cruises in Europe, Southeast Asia and Egypt and on the Mississippi. The line is celebrating its 25th anniversary with special cruise fares and reduced air rates. To see all current deals, click here.
With Viking Inclusive Value, everything you need is covered in the upfront price: your river-view stateroom, one shore excursion in every port of call, unlimited Wi-Fi, all onboard meals with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner, and all port taxes and fees. Specialty coffees, teas and bottled water are available at all times on the ship. Meals served in the onboard restaurants highlight regional cuisine and use locally sourced ingredients.
The line's well-designed itineraries explore local culture, cuisine and traditions through immersive experiences on and off the ship. Many port calls include tours of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Viking's intimate vessels dock right in the heart of town, putting you within walking distance of shops, restaurants and attractions. Some itineraries also include hotel stays with additional guided city tours. On board, guests will enjoy lectures and port talks, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and entertaining performances.
First-time river cruisers and seasoned travelers alike can find an unforgettable vacation along Europe's rivers. Here are a few great ways to cruise these storied waterways:
Rhine Getaway -- On an 8-day route between Amsterdam and Basel, you'll visit 700-year-old Marksburg Castle, the Alsatian city of Strasbourg and Rudesheim's Drosselgasse, a cobblestone lane lined by taverns, shops and restaurants.
Danube Waltz -- Explore Vienna's historic city center, visit the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov and walk the streets of Passau, lined with Roman, Baroque and Gothic architecture on this 8-day itinerary.
Grand European Tour -- See the sights along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers on a 15-day panoramic sailing between Amsterdam and Budapest. Guided tours reveal the legends and lore of Vienna, Regensburg, Cologne and other cities.
Lyon, Provence & the Rhineland -- Medieval towns and grand cathedrals are on display on this new 15-day itinerary. Sample the Middle Rhine's renowned white wines and learn how to make a Black Forest cake in Breisach.
Viking also offers oceangoing cruises in destinations worldwide. To read about its ocean ships and itineraries, click here.