Travel through the heart of Europe
Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Sample the food and wine of Austria's Wachau Valley. Learn the Viennese waltz and linger in Budapest's Cafe Gerbeaud. Indulge all your senses on this 15-day journey spanning the best of Europe. Our most iconic itinerary traces the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers between the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland and the stunning landscapes of Hungary, with engaging encounters at every bend.
Day by Day
Day 1 - Budapest, Hungary
Budapest is aptly called "Paris of the East" for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube's waters.
Day 2 - Budapest, Hungary
Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.
Day 3 - Vienna, Austria
The capital city of Austria, Vienna is filled with green parks, upscale stores, theaters and gracious boulevards.
Day 4 - Vienna, Austria
Strauss and Mozart composed many fine pieces in Vienna, Europe's center of classical music.
Day 5 - Melk, Austria
Set amidst an important wine-growing region with picturesque villages and hilltop castles, the charming city of Melk lies at the confluence of the Danube and Melk Rivers at the base of the Wachau Valley.
Day 6 - Passau, Germany
Set at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers, enchanting Passau is home to elegant colored buildings and graceful arcades.
Day 7 - Regensburg, Germany
Having escaped major damage during World War II, the picturesque town of Regensburg is one of Europe's best preserved medieval cities and the oldest city along the Danube.
Day 8 - Nuremberg, Germany
One of Germany's most renowned and intriguing cities, Nuremberg is surrounded by 13th-century walls that have many fully intact gates and watchtowers.
Day 9 - Bamberg, Germany
Founded in 902, Bamberg remains a medieval-looking city known for its symphony orchestra and specialty, "smoke" beer.
Day 10 - Wurzburg, Germany
Wurzburg is home to the Bishops' Residenz, one of Germany's largest and most ornate palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 11 - Wertheim, Germany
Situated at the confluence of the Main and Tauber Rivers, Wertheim is a charming town brimming with history.
Day 12 - Koblenz, Germany
On a breathtaking stretch of the Rhine that leads from medieval Koblenz to Braubach to Rudesheim, the 11th-century Marksburg Castle towers over the river.
Day 13 - Cologne, Germany
An intriguing mix of old and new, Cologne reveals its Roman heritage in the city layout and ancient ruins that lie scattered through the town.
Day 14 - Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
The South Holland village community of Kinderdijk includes a set of 19 windmills and other ingenious technologies built in the 18th century to control flooding.
Day 15 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam is renowned for its museums, colorful gardens, abundance of bicycles and endless lattice of canals.
Viking Inclusive Value
We include more features and services than others: 12 included shore excursions with local guide & headset Complimentary Wi-Fi Complimentary beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner Multiple dining venues with open seating 24/7 specialty coffees, teas & bottled water Aquavit Terrace and the most al fresco dining on Europe's Rivers All port taxes and fees Airport transfers on date of embarkation/disembarkation with Viking Air program
Your experience includes: 15-days; 4 countries; 14 ports Visit 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Culture Curriculum:enjoy concerts on board & ashore, from Austrian classics to baroque organ music; attend lectures on current affairs in Germany, Holland & the European Union; learn how to make your own Rudesheim Coffee; experience the wonderful scents of a Viennese market All onboard meals featuring regional specialties & always available American classics Welcome Cocktail Reception & Farewell Dinner Organic herb garden Open-air walking track 24/7 Guest Services for special requests
Your stateroom: Riverview stateroom Room steward & twice daily housekeeping service Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows 40" flat-screen LCD TV & complimentary Movies on Demand Refrigerator, security safe, hair dryer 110/220 volt outlets & USB port Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirrors Glass-enclosed shower Premium Freyja toiletries, bathrobe & slippers (upon request)