Rhine River Cruises

Hillside castles, lush riverbanks and storybook villages take center stage during Viking’s Rhine River cruises through Switzerland, Germany and The Netherlands. With the Main and Moselle Rivers, the Rhine forms one of the most spellbinding rivers systems in Europe. As you admire charming Dutch windmills and Germany’s vineyard-cloaked hills, raise a glass of Riesling to the magnificent vistas unfolding on one of Viking’s Rhine cruises.

Danube River Cruises

Glide along the gentle waters of the Danube, the heart and soul of Central Europe. These legendary waters flow through 10 countries, coursing through Germany, Austria and Hungary to the Black Sea. Viking’s Danube River cruises deliver you to culture-rich banks, from scenic vineyards to spectacular monasteries and elegant cities that have inspired composers and writers for centuries. A Danube River cruise unveils Europe’s rich and dramatic history. Glittering cultural capitals, lush vineyards, magnificent monasteries and endless scenic splendor line the river’s banks.

France River Cruises

The rivers of France deliver you to some of the world’s most celebrated places: majestic Bordeaux and gastronomic Lyon, historic Normandy and picturesque Provence, and of course elegant Paris. No matter the waterway, the Rhône River or the Seine River, the Dordogne or the Gironde, a France river cruise with Viking will immerse you in a culture rich in wine, art, food, and tradition. France was born along its rivers. And Viking delivers you to the doorsteps of a nation’s history and culture, from romantic riverside ruins and lush vineyards to glittering cities of elegance and grandeur.

Douro River Cruises

Uncover one of Europe’s renowned wine-growing regions with Viking’s Portugal cruises. In the scenic north, the Douro River delivers you to hillside vineyards and wine estates, passing barcos rabelos laden with casks and bobbing on the Douro’s current and immersing you in the cultural centers of Porto and Lisbon. Witness this sublime corner of Europe on board a Douro River cruise with Viking. Portugal famously prospered during its Age of Discovery and you will find monuments to this vibrant era everywhere. Port wine, too, put the nation on the maps of travelers and oenophiles.

Elbe River Cruises

Sail the Elbe River to reaches seldom seen. Traversing the beauty of the Czech Republic and Germany, you will uncover an intimate side of Central Europe, pausing to explore Berlin and Prague. From the rock-strewn cliffs of Saxon Switzerland to historic Wittenberg, an Elbe River cruise with Viking presents a moving portrait of a fascinating nation. Enlightening insights greet you around every bend along Germany’s most treasured river. The once divisive Elbe River is today a symbol of unity. Along this scenic river, East Germany became free, and cities that once lay in rubble now stand tall. With much of this breathtaking river unaltered by mankind, it is a truly inspirational waterway.

Russia River Cruises

Russia’s vast network of waterways, the Volga and Svir Rivers and the expansive lakes of Onega and Ladoga among them, deliver you to a breathtaking collection of cultural and historic riches. Along the nation’s expansive waterways, an immersive and eye-opening experience awaits. Historic Moscow and canal-laced St. Petersburg highlight Viking’s Russia cruises. Beyond, witness a rural tranquility seldom seen and the impressive green-domed churches of Uglich and Yaroslavl. 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.

Ukraine River Cruises

Viking’s Ukraine cruises traverse the Dnieper in a winding maze of whisper-thin tributaries, teeming wetlands and village-studded bays. Discover this stunning waterway from the Golden Gates of Kiev to the Odessa Steps of the Black Sea. Viking’s Ukraine river cruises delve into colorful folk traditions, hearty cuisine, and a rich multicultural past. Uncover the best-kept secret in Europe as you sail across the Dnieper River. The Dnieper River tells a complex story that includes Greek, Mongol, Tatar, Ottoman, Cossack, Jewish and Russian chapters. Historic cathedrals and monasteries, Soviet-era monuments, museums and displays of legendary horsemanship, and music and dance enliven the river’s banks from Kiev to Odessa.

Asia River Cruises

From China’s magnificent Yangtze River to the lush Mekong Delta, the rivers of Asia offer a rich bounty of scenic beauty, vibrant cultures, delicious cuisine, and welcoming locals. Viking’s Yangtze River cruises usher you through the stunning Three Gorges, with time to explore Beijing, Shanghai, Tibet’s mountain city of Lhasa and more. Or journey through Cambodia and Vietnam with a Mekong River cruise, traversing the stunning canvas of lush farmlands and emerald hills.

Egypt River Cruises

Follow in the wake of pharaohs with a Nile River cruise. One of history’s greatest civilizations emerged on these timeless banks, constructing massive temples and established bustling cities of trade on the edge of desert sands. Viking’s Egypt River cruises between Luxor and Aswan bring you to their doorsteps. From palm-lined riverbanks to the fascinating streets of Cairo, enjoy the warmest of welcomes from Viking and the Egyptian people. Great pyramids, magnificent cities, massive temples, and a fertile agriculture all grew on the banks of the Nile River. Today, they have re-emerged from beneath desert sands to reveal the secrets of one of the world’s most advanced cultures.

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