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About Viking River Cruises

Explore the intricacies of a vast and diverse region with a fabulous choice of European cruises from Viking. Glide along the majestic Danube. Sail the Main or Moselle, and discover the heart of the continent by cruising the Rhine. There is no more relaxing or rewarding way to see the world than from its great rivers. And there is no better river cruise line than Viking.

On a Viking European River Cruise you’ll enjoy a wealth of history, culture and beauty. Discover the historic windmills of the Netherlands. Marvel at Germany’s fairytale castles and gothic cathedrals. Explore the wild natural beauty of Saxon Switzerland, and the imperial palaces of Austria.

France is a destination that always appeals, and with Viking you can discover a new view of this enchanting land. Whether you are sailing through glorious southern France with its Roman monuments, or Paris and Normandy with their dramatic history and stunning landscapes, or beautiful Bordeaux, you are sure to enjoy any one of our river cruises in France.

Discover the art and culture of Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia. Explore Lisbon and Porto on Viking’s Douro, River of Gold holiday through Portugal. There are so many wonderful holidays available, you truly are spoiled for choice.

If you’d like to travel further afield, let Viking show you the real Russia. From St. Petersburg to Moscow, sail the Waterways of the Tsars and see all the highlights of this remarkable land. Or explore China and its many treasures: the Great Wall, Forbidden Palace, Terracotta Warriors and Three Gorges. Combining hotel stays and deluxe cruising along the Yangtze, their China cruises offer the best of both worlds. Likewise, Vietnam and Cambodia are best explored whilst on Viking’s cruise and stay holiday, the Magnificent Mekong.

Climb aboard one of forty-five ships within an extensive fleet, which includes such names as Viking Embla and Viking Truvor, all of which are specifically designed to suit the specific rivers that they transverse, perfectly.

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Blogs about Viking River Cruises

GoCruise – 11-05-2015 – A Closer Look at the new Viking Star

Following the surge in popularity for Viking River Cruises; a bold decision was made in 2013 to launch the first new ocean cruise line in nearly a decade.


Ian Warren – 10-04-2010 – Viking River Cruises – Helvetia

We were met at Basel airport for a quick transfer to the Helvetia. First impressions were that she looked really nice, and well maintained. As we could not get to our cabins straight away, Viking arranged to take us to look at one of each grade so that we would know how they differed.

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