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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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Roman ruins, soaring aqueducts, deep gorges and a vast salt flat populated by flamingos, expect the unexpected on this river cruise along the Rhône Read More

If you've never been on a river cruise before -- or have previously been on ocean cruises -- it's hard to know exactly what to expect. Here are our list of mistakes to avoid to make the most out of your first Rhine River cruise. Read More

Christmas markets are the highlight of Europe's winter calendar. Viking offers the largest choice of vacations to visit the best-known cities for Christmas markets. Read More

Whether you're a seasoned sommelier or a novice when it comes to wine, we'll take you through the best the Rhone has to offer. Read More

You’ve booked your Viking cruise on the Rhone, but what's the best way to prepare for your forthcoming voyage? This guide is designed to help you prepare for each segment of your journey. Read More

Spectacular scenery lined with fairytale castles and wine-growing villages are among the many highlights on the Rhine, making it one of the most popular destinations for a European river cruise. 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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