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River Cruises

Viking River Cruises boasts the most extensive fleet of river cruises vessels in European cities for over 40 years. As a world leader in river cruise lines, we believe in offering you extraordinarily well-designed cruises that bring you closer to the cultures of the world. That’s why Viking’s River Cruises intimate, inclusive itineraries are designed to help you explore nuances of your destination: its food, culture, people and customs.


Shore Excursions

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Select Standard Spirits, International Beers and Wines available

All Meals Incuded

Bottled water, Soft drinks, Specialty Coffees and Teas

Cultrual Enichment Programs

All Meals Included

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Viking River Cruise Destinations

Journey into the heart of Europe, China, Southeast Asia and Egypt. Traveling by river, beyond the reach of roadways, you’ll discover the true nature of these fascinating lands and the people who call them home. Nothing compares to a river, and no experience compares to a Viking river cruise.

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Start your journey from the Black Forest to its vast delta at the Black Sea. The Danube river has shaped the history of Central Europe. Cruise through the forested slopes of Bavaria, along the hills of Austria’s wine region and past the Hungarian steppes into the heart of Eastern Europe.

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The Rhine has long been a major European lifeline of commerce and culture. With its fairytale villages, hilltop castles and its country side of vineyards. The Rhine’s romance and beauty have inspired famous poets and composers.

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Rhone (France)

The Rhône river flows through Provence and some of France's most historic cities. Visiting the Rhône river you can sample world-renowned wines and cuisine along with its stunning scenic beauty. Marvel at her landscapes immortalized by France's greatest painters.

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Douro (Portugal)

The Douro River was long been the sole highway that delivered the region’s renowned port wine to the world. Trace its enchanting route past terraced slopes esoteric lush vineyards, hillside wine estates and stunning olive and almond groves.

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Elbe (Germany)

The Elbe River is one of Central Europe’s most important waterways. This river passes through the bohemian highland of Czech Republic and the untouched forests of Germany. You will pass vineyards laden hills and the soaring rock formations of Saxon Switzerland.

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Cruise a vast network of rivers, lakes and canals between St. Petersburg and Moscow, stopping at inviting Golden Ring Cities and charming villages. As you begin your journey admire the fine art of nesting dolls and gaze up at multi-hued onion-domed churches.

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The Ukraine will surprise you with it s diverse landscapes and traditions. Cruise the Dnieper River from Kiev to the Black Sea, stopping to explore cities and villages woven with the colorful threads of Greek, Mongol, Tatar, Ottoman, Cossack, Jewish, Polish and Russian Cultures. The Dnieper River is one of the major rivers of Europe, rising near Smolensk, Russia and flowing through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea. It is the longest river of Ukraine and Belarus and the fourth-longest river in Europe.

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When in Asia explore China’s highlights of culture and take a deluxe Yangtze River cruise or visit colorful Southeast Asia along the Mekong or Irrawaddy River. The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia. It is the world's 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. The Irrawaddy River is a river that flows from north to south through Myanmar. It is the country's largest river and most important commercial waterway.

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The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa. Exploring Egypt’s legendary pyramids, monumental statuary and temple unearthed from the desert sands. Uncover the secrets of pharaohs and ancient civilizations as you sail along the famous Nile River.

Viking’s River Cruise Ships

Viking ships are specially designed to navigate the world’s great rivers and provide convenient daily access to a plethora of destinations and experiences The ships feature an elegant Scandinavian design and “green” features, such as solar panels, an onboard organic herb garden and energy-efficient hybrid engines for a remarkably smooth ride. Enjoy all the comfort and elegance of river cruising: attentive and professional staff, delicious onboard meals and spectacular scenery from every stateroom and public area.


Viking has state-of-the-art Longships® which showcase innovative engineering, streamlined design and understated elegance for the most comfortable river cruise experience available. Viking offers guests unprecedented levels of comfort, including full verandas and the largest suites on the rivers of Europe.

European Ships

Viking has repeatedly reinvented the European river cruise vessel. They have continuously set industry standards which have delighted their guests. Casually drift along Europe’s great waterways, gliding past elegant cities and pausing to explore riverside ports.

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Terms and Conditions

GENERAL RESTRICTIONS: Cruise fares listed are cruise only in US dollars, per person, based on double occupancy and for US residents only. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply. All fares and offers are for new bookings, they are subject to availability; may not combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Credit and Viking Referral Rewards. Special cruise fares are based upon published full cruise fares; cruise fares do not include prepaid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges, as defined in the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract which may be viewed elsewhere on this website. Full cruise fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all stateroom categories and may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Air promotion applies to economy, roundtrip flights only from select Viking River Cruises US gateways and includes airport-to-ship or hotel transfers, air taxes and air fuel surcharges. Viking reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. For up-to-date prices, please call Viking or your Travel Agent. The cruise ship fuel surcharge is additional revenue to Viking Cruises, as are any additional charges relating to currency fluctuation other than for fully paid cruise fares and full fares, which fluctuations are beyond our control. All fares include cruise taxes, port taxes and fees. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Complete terms and conditions may be found in the Passenger Ticket Contract.