Introduction to River
& Ocean Cruising
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Ultimate River Cruising Handbook". No matter if your a new to river
cruising or a seasoned river cruise veteran, this book is our
recommended read. To learn more about river cruises on...
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excursions with nobody left behind. Also meeting new friends from other
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There’s a FREE river or
ocean cruise event just about every day!
Did you Know? Shore Excursions are FREE
on a river or ocean cruise. Yes, in every port-of-call, there is at
least one shore excursion is free, led by a knowledgeable local
guide These FREE shore excursions provide the perfect overview of
the must-see cultural and historic highlights, with some delightful
surprises. These expertly guided tours bring you closer to the art,
architecture, history and people that define your destination.
Viking firmly believes that you should not have to open your wallet
every time you want a cup of coffee, a glass of wine or an excursion
ashore. Instead, the goal is to provide you with great value, so
Vikings' cruises to give you more for your money with a cruise fare
that includes everything you need, from meals and beverages to shore
excursions and Wi-Fi. That is known as Viking Inclusive Value.
Rhine” is one of Europe’s most spellbinding rivers. Hillside
castles, lush vineyards and storybook villages take center
stage, particularly along the Middle Rhine, a UNESCO World
Heritage Site of remarkable beauty and culture, and along
its winding tributaries, the Main and Moselle Rivers. The
Lower Rhine boasts its own delights as it flows into The
Netherlands and the Rhine Delta, from charming windmills to
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Waterways of the Tsars
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.
to St. Petersburg, this 13-day voyage reveals the real
Russia as never before.
Select your Waterways of the Tsars Cruise
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.
Select your Danube Waltz Cruise