European River Cruises
River cruising in Europe is a fantastic way of visiting some of the continents most historic, romantic and stunning cities. With cruises that take in the Rhine and Danube there is a superb choice on offer, from 8 to 15 days. Highlights include cruising from Amsterdam or Budapest or the Castle's and Wine tour from Wüzburg to Trier eight day cruise.
In 2012 Viking River Cruises introduced their new, revolutionary, Viking Longhships, onto Europe's rivers. The four new ships joined an already award winning fleet that includes Europe's first "green" river ship, Viking Legend and the environmentally conscious, Viking Prestige.
Rhine Discovery - Amsterdam to Basel. This 8 day cruise takes in all the highlights of the legendary 1,233 km long Rhine. Prices from £895 pp.
Grand European Tour - Amsterdam to Budapest. How does 15 days taking in three of Europe's most incredible rivers, the Rhine, Main and Danube? Enjoy seeing the best of Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary onboard one of Viking River Cruises relaxing ships. Prices from £2,195 pp.
Romantic Danube - Budapest to Nuremberg. Enjoy the chance to discover quaint villages on the eight day river cruise along to gorgeous "Blue Danube". Prices from £1,345 pp.
Danube Waltz - Passau to Budapest. This new eight day sailing along the Danube takes in four of Europe's most enchanting countries and charming cities. Prices from £1,295 pp.
Passage to Eastern Europe - Budapest to Bucharest. Another new addition to Viking River Cruises is this sailing from Budapest to Bucharest. This 11 day trip takes in the stunning cities and fantastic cultures of Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria. Prices from £1,445 pp.
Elegant Elbe - Berlin to Prague. Discover the dramatic landscape of East Germany with this cruise along the Elbe River. Enjoy overnight stays in Berlin and Prague as part of the 10 day itinerary. Prices from £1,195 pp.
Tulips & Windmills - Amsterdam to Antwerp back to Amsterdam. Enjoy the contrasts of Holland's springtime floral splendour and Belgium's medieval castles on this 10 day river cruise. Prices from £2,095 pp.
Paris & the Heart of Normandy - Paris to Rouen back to Paris. This eight day river cruise will whisk you away to the romantic city of Paris followed by the beautiful and historic Norman countryside. Prices from £1,195 pp.
Portraits of Southern France - Chalon to Avignon. Cruise alongside some of the most scenic vista of Frances countryside on this stunning eight day cruise along the Saône and Rhône Rivers. Prices from £2,395 pp.
Portugal’s River of Gold - Porto to Pinhão back to Porto. Discover one of Europe’s most pristine destinations—Portugal. Explore Lisbon, then see unspoiled vistas, stop at ports of call largely unchanged for centuries and sample the local cuisine and port wines on your Douro River cruise. Prices from £995 pp.
Burgundy, Provence & Catalonia - Chalon to Barcelona. From glorious southern France with its abundance of history and natural beauty to vibrant Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, this 11-day journey takes you to the most enchanting and exciting places. Sail the Saone and Rhône Rivers. Prices £2,995 pp.
Cities of Light - Paris to Prague. Discover the romance of Paris and Prague and all the quaint small towns in between on this 12-day journey, including two nights each in Paris and Prague and a scenic river cruise along the Moselle, Rhine and Main Rivers. Take in the picturesque landscape of vineyard-clad hillsides as you cruise through Germany and sample fine wines of the region. Prices from £2,185 pp.
Heart of Bordeaux - Bordeaux to Saint-Émilion back to Bordeaux. This 8-day journey takes you to Aquitaine, where some of France’s most remarkable wines are produced. At the region’s heart, the city of Bordeaux invites visitors to savor its grand architecture and superb museums. Taste wine and oysters, truffles and cognac, as you cruise the Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde Rivers. Prices from £1,095 pp.
Russia & Ukraine River Cruises
Viking Rivers Cruises to the Ukraine and Russia offer the chance to see the former cities of the Tsars and Cossacks along with the contrasting countryside and ancient villages. This part of Europe still seems truly undiscovered by tourists and the relaxed pace and fantastic excursions from Viking River Cruises offer the perfect way to see it all.
With an upgraded Russian fleet, Viking Srukov, Viking Kiorv and Viking Pakhomov, you can cruise on the Volga River in style. These ships are among the best luxury river cruise ships in Russia, with their deluxe staterooms and expanded restaurants. The Viking Peterhof completes Viking River Cruises Russian fleet with the Viking Lomonosov sailing on the Dnieper River in the Ukraine.
Waterways of the Tsars - St. Petersburg to Moscow. On this 13 day cruise take in some of Russia's most famous city landmarks, from Moscow's Kremlim & Red Square, St. Petersburg's Pushkin, Peter & Paul Fortress and the Hermitage, along with discovering the history and culture of Russia's heartland. Prices from £2,295 pp.
Footsteps of the Cossacks - Odessa to Kiev. Take in beautiful palaces, monasteries and botanical gardens in Kiev, Yalt and Odessa on this 12 day river cruise. Explore the country's maritime history in Sevastopol and immerse yourself in Cossack tradition in Zaporozhye, while enjoying the Ukraine's colourful culture, influenced by the Vikings and the Tsars. Prices from £2,995 pp.
China, Vietnam & Cambodia River Cruises
River cruises along the Yangtze River and Mekong River whisk you away from the Metropolitan cities of Shanghai, Beijing and Ho Chi Minh City into the unspoiled rural cultures of these three amazing countries. With highlights that include the Great Wall of China, the Tibetan plateau and floating markets of the Mekong Delta, all from the comfort of your Viking River Cruises ship.
The Viking Emerald is one of the newest river cruise ships on the Yangtze River with private balconies in every stateroom and the largest suites in river cruising. The RV Tonle is a specifically designed hand crafted ship, built to navigate through even the remotest parts of the Mekong River. Enjoy one of the most culturally diverse parts of the world from the elegance and comfort of Viking River Cruises ships the Viking Emerald and RV Tonle.
Imperial Jewels of China - Shanghai to Beijing. Visit's China's most renowned highlights in just 12 days, from the Great Wall and Forbidden City to the famous Three Gorges Dam and Xian, home of the Terra Cotta Army. Prices from £2,395.
China’s Cultural Delights - This 17 day cruise takes in the cradle of culture on offer in China. From the cosmopolitan cities of the region to the elegant gardens of Suzhou, a sacred Buddhist mountain and the famous Three Gorges. Beijing to Shanghai. Prices from £3,295 pp.
Magnificent Mekong - Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. This new cruise takes you onboard this wonderful, purpose boat ship along the Mekong River for 15 days. Encounter the ancient Khmer monuments, the elegant French colonial Phnom Penh and the intimate charm of Hanoi's old town. Prices from £3,299 pp.