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. Indulge all your senses on this 15-day journey spanning the best of Europe. On our most iconic itinerary, trace the legendary Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers between the stunning landscapes of Hungary and the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland, with engaging encounters at every bend.
Overlook the Rhine from Germany’s best preserved medieval castle. Discover the various culinary traditions of Alsace. Explore the Black Forest and visit a local workshop to see a cuckoo clock-making demonstration. 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. From Amsterdam and Cologne to Basel, this 8-day journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture.
Admire the Wachau Valley’s beauty from your Viking Longship. Learn to waltz at a Viennese dance school. Witness daily life in an abbey on an exclusive visit to Göttweig. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine in Vienna and Budapest. Explore lesser-known Central European cities like Bratislava. Soak up soothing steam at a Budapest thermal bath. This 8-day itinerary reveals the highlights of Passau, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest, while cruising leisurely through spectacular scenery.
Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at Les Arènes amphitheater and the Pont du Gard. Explore Avignon’s Palace of the Popes. Excite your palate in Lyon, capital of French gastronomy. Savor Beaujolais wines. Hunt for truffles and see how chèvre cheese is made. Come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this 8-day Rhône cruise.
Visit Budapest’s Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge on our 8-day Romantic Danube itinerary. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers. See Europe’s largest pipe organ in Passau and celebrate Vienna’s musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Strauss. Wander the streets of Nuremberg’s Old Town and sample bratwurst paired with a local brew. With medieval towns, grand cities and stunning scenery, this journey is one you are sure to love.
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.
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*RIVER CRUISE AND AIR SAVINGS: Offer valid on bookings made from April 1-April 30, 2019. FREE roundtrip international air valid on 2020 departures of Waterways of the Tsars. Air savings vary on other itineraries. All 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 Canadian residents only. Additional restrictions may apply. 2019: Book and deposit by April 30, 2019; pay in full by May 31, 2019, or within 90 days of departure, if earlier. 2020: Book and deposit by April 30, 2019; pay in full by June 30, 2019. 2021: Book and deposit by April 30, 2019; pay in full by December 31, 2019. Offer expires April 30, 2019. Additional restrictions may apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at vikingrivercruisescanada.com. CST# 2052644-40