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Discover More Of Enchanting Europe On a River Cruise
Some of Europe's most intriguing cities, towns and villages are located inland, far from the oceans plied by coastal cruise ships. Come with us as we travel along the the mighty Danube and the enchanting Rhine where we discover castles and vineyards, beautiful villages and charming towns in the heart of Europe. We share our individual journeys, as well as top tips and ultimate guides on what to see and what not to miss on your own voyages.

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River cruising offers a wonderful deep dive into destinations across Europe, from Bordeaux and Provence in France to Germany and Austria's fairytale towns and cities. Viking's river voyages offer a program of finely-honed excursions that coax out novel and unique features of these enchanting destinations Read More

With warm temperatures and long daylight hours, a vacation with Viking this summer is the ideal time to take a leisurely European river cruise. Read More

Beyond Budapest, the Danube snakes through the Carpathian Mountains and crosses the edge of the vast Hungarian steppes on its journey to the Black Sea, immersing you in a world of giant skies, deep gorges, medieval castles and cosmopolitan cities. Read More

Follow the Seine River west from Paris and you'll discover charming villages and spectacular scenery, including grand chateaux and castles, soaring cathedrals, and verdant flowering gardens before eventually emptying into the English Channel.  Read More

June 6, 2024, marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day, and Viking's 'Paris & the Heart of Normandy' Seine River cruise takes you right to the heart of the events that changed the course of the Second World War. Read More

Outdoor lovers have plenty to celebrate because, with Viking, journeying down these waterways packs in plenty of adventure. Read More

About Viking

Viking was founded in 1997 and provides destination-focused journeys on rivers, oceans and lakes around the world. Designed for experienced travelers with interests in science, history, culture and cuisine, Chairman Torstein Hagen often says Viking offers experiences for The Thinking Person™. Each journey includes a shore excursion in every port and an onboard and onshore enrichment program that provides deep immersion in the destination through performances of music and art, cooking demonstrations, informative port talks and carefully selected guest lecturers. Viking has more than 250 awards to its name, including being named “Best River Cruises” in Cruise Critic’s 2023 Cruisers’ Choice Awards.

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