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  • Viking River Cruises

    Journey into the heart of Europe. Traveling by river, beyond the reach of roadways, you’ll discover the true nature of these fascinating waterways and the people who call them home. You’ll travel with ease, unpacking just once and enjoying the ever-changing scenery along the banks as you are gently carried aboard an elegant, intimate ship to your next destination. Nothing compares to a river, and no experience compares to a Viking river cruise.


    Book by April 30, 2017 and 
    Save on Cruise Fares plus receive FREE or Discounted Airfare


    Example Sailings 
    Many more sailings and itineraries on sale - call for options, dates and pricing.

    Lyon & Provence
    8 Days | 7 Guided Tours | 1 Country | 6 Ports

    from $2799
    Avignon to Lyon

    BONUS airfare from $295* included

    Tour lands of fine wine & cuisine
    Explore Avignon’s Palace of the Popes. Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at the Pont du Gard and Les Arènes amphitheater. Savor Beaujolais wines. Excite your palate in Lyon, capital of French gastronomy, and learn how to make Choux Chantilly cream puffs. Hunt for truffles, visit a lavender farm and see how chèvre cheese is made. Visiting 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this 8-day Rhône cruise.

    Rhine Getaway
    8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 4 Countries | 10 Ports

    from $2799
    Amsterdam to Basel

    BONUS airfare from $295* included

    Explore castles & cathedrals
    Overlook the Rhine from Germany’s best preserved medieval castle. Discover the rich culinary traditions of Alsace. Explore the Black Forest your way: join a guided coach tour or walk lush country trails to a farm. Fairy-tale castles, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery—little wonder that the Rhine is one of Europe’s best-loved rivers. From Amsterdam and Cologne to Basel, this 8-day journey visits 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and reveals a wonderland of beauty and culture.

    Romantic Danube
    8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 3 Countries | 6 Ports

    from $2799
    Nuremberg to Budapest

    BONUS airfare from $395* included

    Sail to charming cities & villages
    Soak in the healing qualities of Budapest’s thermal baths. Make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots, then explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers. See how Germany works at a local Passau business. Celebrate Vienna’s musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Strauss. With medieval towns, grand cities, stunning scenery and 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this 8-day journey on the “Blue Danube” is one you’re sure to love.

    Portugal's River of Gold
    10 Days | 8 Guided Tours | 2 Countries | 6 Ports 
    + 3 Additional Cities by Land

    from $3299
    Lisbon to Porto

    BONUS $500* savings on airfare from Canada included

    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 an evening of traditional cuisine, wine and fado singing. Cruise the Douro River Valley, the world’s oldest demarcated wine region and a UNESCO Site. This 10-day cruisetour includes a hotel stay in Lisbon, visits 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and includes the added bonus of a visit to Spain.

    Tulips & Windmills
    10 Days | 8 Guided Tours | 2 Countries | 6 Ports 

    from $3299
    Amsterdam to Amsterdam

    BONUS $500* savings on airfare from Canada included

    Discover Holland & Belgium
    Admire the genius of the Dutch Masters at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. Explore Hoorn’s seafaring heritage, Arnhem’s World War II history and Antwerp’s Renaissance splendor. Step into the Middle Ages in Bruges. Sample Belgian beers and chocolates. See colorful ribbons of farmland as Dutch tulips come into bloom. Roam Keukenhof Gardens, the world’s largest floral park. The best time to see the Low Countries is spring, and the best way to see them is on our 10-day cruise visiting 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

    Passage to Eastern Europe
    11 Days | 7 Guided Tours | 5 Countries | 7 Ports
    + 1 Additional City by Land

    from $3899
    Bucharest to Budapest

    BONUS airfare from $295* included

    Sail to lands rich in traditions
    See Bucharest’s 3,000-room Palace of Parliament. Make banitsa bread with a home cook in Vidin. Explore Belgrade’s Ottoman and European treasures, including 6th-century Kalemegdan Fortress. View the Danube’s towering Iron Gate. Visit a Croatian family’s Osijek home. Witness Hungary’s daredevil Puszta horsemen. Behold Budapest’s grandeur. Once hidden behind the Iron Curtain, the eastern Danube still has secrets to reveal on our 11-day cruisetour from Bucharest to Budapest.

    Elegant Elbe
    10 Days | 8 Guided Tours | 2 Countries | 6 Ports
    + 4 Additional Cities by Land

    from $3949
    Berlin to Prague

    BONUS airfare from $395* included

    Journey to Berlin, Dresden & Prague
    See the Elbe Biosphere Reserve. Walk in Martin Luther’s footsteps in Wittenberg, birthplace of the Protestant Reformation. Admire delicate Meissen porcelain. Celebrate Dresden, a phoenix risen from the ashes of war. View Saxon Switzerland’s monoliths. Discover Berlin’s modern chic, Potsdam’s rococo whimsy, Dessau’s Bauhaus genius and Prague’s Gothic exuberance. Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this 10-day cruisetour. The Elbe is one of Europe’s most unspoiled rivers and it awaits you—from Berlin to Prague.

    Kiev to the Black Sea
    11 Days | 11 Guided Tours | 1 Country | 6 Ports

    from $5199
    Kiev to Odessa

    BONUS FREE* airfare from 7 Canadian cities included

    Enjoy Ukraine’s towns & traditions
    Cruise the Dnieper River to the Black Sea, an ancient and splendid trade route lined with rich cultural treasures, onion-domed churches and rural folkways that recall the days of Vikings, Tatars and Cossacks. Visit Kiev’s Cave Monasteries. Take a guided tour of Kiev's St. Sophia Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site crowned with 13 glimmering domes. Marvel at the riding skill of Cossack horsemen. And trace the footsteps of history at Odessa’s Potemkin Steps.

    Grand European Tour
    15 Days | 12 Guided Tours | 4 Countries | 14 Ports

    from $5849
    Amsterdam to Budapest

    BONUS FREE* airfare from 7 Canadian cities included

    Travel through the heart of Europe
    Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Sample the food and wine of 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 visiting 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Viking River Cruises' most iconic itinerary traces the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers between the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland and the stunning landscapes of Hungary, with engaging encounters at every bend. 

    Waterways of the Tsars
    13 Days | 10 Guided Tours | 1 Country | 7 Ports

    from $7299
    St. Petersburg to Moscow

    BONUS FREE* airfare from 7 Canadian cities included

    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 visits 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and reveals the real Russia as never before.

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    Europe River Cruise Destinations

    Danube River Cruises
    Flowing from the Black Forest to its vast delta at the Black Sea, the Danube has shaped the history of Central Europe. Cruise through the forested slopes of Bavaria, along the terraced hills of Austria's wine region and past the Hungarian steppes into the heart of Eastern Europe.
    Rhine River Cruises
    Lined with hilltop castles, fairytale villages and sprawling vineyards, Old Father Rhine has long been a major European lifeline of commerce and culture. Its romance and beauty have inspired poets and composers, giving birth to the tales of Lorelei and the music of Wagner.
    France River Cruises
    Cultural treasures line the banks of the rivers of France. Along the Rhone and Dordogne, sample world-renowned wines and cuisine and stunning beauty. Follow the winding Seine into breathtaking Norman farmland. And marvel at landscapes immortalized by France's greatest painters.
    Douro River Cruise
    Central to Portugal's wine industry, the Douro River was long the sole highway that delivered the region's famed port wine to the world. Trace its enchanting route past terraced slopes clocked in lush vineyards, hillside wine estates and stunning olive and almond groves.
    Elbe River Cruises
    One of Central Europe's most important waterways, the Elbe River traverses the bohemian highlands of the Czech Republic and the untouched forests of Germany. Its waters course past vineyard-laden hills and the soaring rock formations of Saxon Switzerland.
    Russia River Cruise
    Cruise a vast network of rivers, lakes and canals between St. Petersburg and Moscow, stopping at inviting Golden Ring cities and charming villages. As you explore, meet smiling babushkas, admire the fine art of nesting dolls and gaze up at multi-hued onion-domed churches.
    Ukraine River Cruise
    Big, warm-hearted and largely undiscovered, Ukraine will surprise you with its diverse landscapes and traditions. Cruise the Dnieper River from Kiev to the Black Sea, stopping to explore cities and villages woven with the colourful threads of Greek, Mongol, Tatar, Ottoman, Cossack, Jewish, Polish and Russian culture.
    Holiday Cruise
    Lined with traditional Christmas markets and the festive spirit of the season, Europe's waterways are pure magic during the holidays. Celebrating along the Rhine, Main and Danube and raise your mulled cider to a joyous Noel you'll always remember.

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    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. 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 change by the supplier. Advertising deadline: April 10, 2017. For full terms & conditions please speak with a UNIGLOBE Travel consultant.


    PRICE GUARANTEE: Once you have paid in full for your trip, you are safe from any additional charges. Airfare increases, currency fluctuations, increased fuel surcharges, new government taxes—none of these will apply to you.

    2017 & 2018 RIVER CRUISE AND AIR SAVINGS: Offer valid on bookings made from April 01, 2017-April 30, 2017. Special cruise fares plus FREE air valid on available departures of Grand European Tour, European Sojourn, France’s Finest, Waterways of the Tsars and Kiev to the Black Sea. Air savings varies on other itineraries. Air offers valid on all published Canadian gateways. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour offer. All prices are in CAD dollars and for CA residents only. All cruise fares include cruise taxes, port taxes and fees. Additional restrictions may apply. 2017: Book and pay in full by April 30, 2017 or at time of booking if within 90 days of departure. 2018: Book and deposit by April 30, 2017. Pay in full by June 30, 2017. Offer expires by April 30, 2017.

    GENERAL RESTRICTIONS: Cruise fares listed are cruise only in CAD dollars, per person, based on double occupancy and for CA residents only. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply. All fares and offers are for new bookings made April 01, 2017-April 30, 2017, are subject to availability; may not combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Credit and Viking Referral Rewards. Special cruise fares are based upon published full cruise fares; cruise fares do not include prepaid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges, as defined in the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract which may be viewed elsewhere on this website. Full cruise fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all stateroom categories and may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Air promotion applies to economy, roundtrip flights only from select Viking River Cruises CA gateways and includes airport-to-ship or hotel transfers, air taxes and air fuel surcharges. Viking reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. For up-to-date prices, please call Viking or your Travel Agent. The cruise ship fuel surcharge is additional revenue to Viking Cruises, as are any additional charges relating to currency fluctuation other than for fully paid cruise fares and full fares, which fluctuations are beyond our control. All fares include cruise taxes, port taxes and fees. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Complete terms and conditions may be found in the Passenger Ticket Contract.
    Additional airline-imposed baggage charges may apply; for more information on Airline Luggage Restrictions or to learn more about allowances and general airline information visit Airline Information & Restrictions.

    AIR UPGRADE: Upgrade to Premium Economy air from $795 CAD per person or Business Class air from $2,995 CAD per person based on select gateways and dates. Flat rate of $1,995 CAD for Grand European Tour, France's Finest and European Sojourn on Suites and above. Additional airline-imposed baggage charges may apply; for more information visit Airline Luggage Restrictions. Air prices are per person based on cruise/cruisetour check-in date and include transfers plus all government taxes/fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until full payment of air is received. For more information about customized air services, CA gateways and our Frequent Flyer Upgrade Program, visit the Viking Air Plus page.

    AIR OFFER RESTRICTIONS: Offer expires April 30, 2017.

    NOTE: North American flights depart one day prior to check-in date. Paid Business or Premium Economy Class may require travel in economy on flights within North America or Europe. Premium economy is limited to specific airlines and we may not be able to accommodate based on aircraft type and availability. Roundtrip airport transfers are included when air is purchased with a cruise or cruisetour package; if air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. All transfers must be in conjunction with a Viking-purchased cruise, cruisetour, land extension or extra hotel nights. Air prices are per person based on cruise/cruisetour check-in date and include transfers plus all government taxes/fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until full payment of air is received.

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