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Grand European Tour

June 8 – 22, 2024

Itinerary

Travel through the heart of Europe
Absorb the atmosphere of Budapest’s Café Gerbeaud and learn the Viennese waltz. Sample the food and wine of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Our most iconic itinerary traces the Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers between the stunning landscapes of Hungary and the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland, with engaging encounters at every bend.

Day by Day Cruise Ports
1 Saturday, June 8, 2024 Budapest, Hungary
2 Sunday, June 9, 2024 Budapest, Hungary
3 Monday, June 10, 2024 Vienna, Austria
4 Tuesday, June 11, 2024 Vienna, Austria
5 Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Melk, Austria
6 Thursday, June 13, 2024 Passau, Germany
7 Friday, June 14, 2024 Regensburg, Germany
8 Saturday, June 15, 2024 Nuremberg, Germany
9 Sunday, June 16, 2024 Bamberg, Germany
10 Monday, June 17, 2024 Würzburg, Germany
11 Tuesday, June 18, 2024 Wertheim, Germany
12 Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Koblenz, Germany
13 Thursday, June 20, 2024 Cologne, Germany
14 Friday, June 21, 2024 Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
15 Saturday, June 22, 2024 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Welcome to Budapest, capital of Hungary. Transfer to your ship from the airport.* After boarding, the afternoon is yours to relax or do a bit of exploring. Tonight, return to your ship for a traditional Hungarian dinner. (Dinner)

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Today we visit highlights of the hilly Buda and cosmopolitan Pest sides of the city, starting with Pest’s National Opera House and historic Heroes’ Square. In Buda, walk along Castle Hill to Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church. Enjoy lunch on board your ship; the rest of the day is yours to explore the city. You may choose to join us on an optional excursion to experience the thermal springs, restorative natural spas whose waters locals have bathed in for centuries. Or, perhaps select another of our optional excursions designed to allow you to delve deeper into the history, culture and cuisine of this fascinating city. Return to your ship for dinner and evening departure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Enjoy a day of scenic cruising along the beautiful Danube toward Vienna. As we sail, perhaps join this morning’s German language lesson to learn a few key words and phrases. You may also choose to attend an afternoon presentation on Viennese coffee houses. We arrive early this evening. After dinner, relax or enjoy an optional classical concert. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Today we tour the Austrian capital of Vienna. Ride along the Ringstrasse, which replaced the city walls in the mid-19th century. See some of the city’s baroque architecture, including the world-famous Opera House, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and Hofburg Palace. Return to your ship for lunch. The rest of the day is yours to further explore. As always, your Program Director can help you plan your free time. Alternately, you may wish to join us on one of the day’s optional excursions, perhaps touring Schönbrunn Palace, the “Versailles of Vienna,” visiting the Spanish Riding School’s famed Lipizzaner stallions, or celebrating a local tradition this evening at a high-spirited Heurigen dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Today, visit the abbey at Melk, a 900-year-old Benedictine monastery featuring Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture. See its wonderful frescoes and admire the comprehensive collection of medieval manuscripts in its library. Rejoin your ship and cruise through dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Arrive this morning in Passau, at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers. Your guided walk along the town’s narrow streets takes you through Old Town and past traditional patrician houses. Admire the New Bishop’s Residence and see the impressive baroque St. Stephen’s Cathedral; its ornate interior is home to one of Europe’s largest church organs. Enjoy lunch on board your ship, and return to the city for further exploration on your own. Alternately, set out this morning with your guide to enjoy a full-day optional tour of picturesque Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and setting of The Sound of Music. We depart just before dinner and cruise through the night. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Arrive in Regensburg after breakfast and tour this wonderfully preserved medieval city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including structures dating back to Roman times. Discover many 13th- and 14th-century patrician houses and see the splendid St. Peter’s Cathedral. During free time, visit the Alte Würstküche (Old Sausage Kitchen), Germany’s oldest restaurant. Alternately, you may choose to disembark this morning and drive with your guide to Munich for an optional full-day tour of this cultural and historic city, rejoining your ship before our evening departure. Cruise through dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Cruise the Main–Danube Canal this morning. Or, instead, disembark for a short drive to the center of Nuremberg and use your free time to explore until lunchtime. After lunch, venture out on a tour of the city. Visit the ruins of Zeppelin Field, the Nazi parade grounds of the 1930s, and see the Palace of Justice, site of the infamous Nuremberg Trials. See the Old Town area as you walk past the Albrecht Dürer House and Main Market Square. Alternately, you may choose to join an optional afternoon World War II tour including the illuminating Documentation Center. Dinner is served on board your ship before we depart late this evening. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Continue along the Main–Danube Canal this morning, arriving in Bamberg in early afternoon. Enjoy a tour of Bamberg, with its medieval city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your walking tour includes a visit to the magnificent 11th-century cathedral, reworked in late Romanesque style in the 13th century, and the picturesque city hall built on a tiny island in the middle of a river. Take some free time to enjoy Bamberg and sample some of the town’s distinctive smoke-flavored beer before returning on board. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Today, tour Würzburg’s Bishops’ Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Or, you may choose to disembark this morning to experience an optional full-day journey along Germany’s picturesque “Romantic Road” to Rothenburg, with its turreted city wall and impressive Gothic and baroque architecture. Rejoin your ship for dinner and an evening glassblowing demonstration. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Wertheim is located at the confluence of the Main and Tauber Rivers. During your morning walking tour, experience life in a typical small German town. Stop in a bakery and a butcher shop, and learn about Wertheim’s glassblowing tradition. Enjoy free time to explore before returning to your ship for lunch. Alternately, depart this morning on an all-day optional excursion that offers a rare glimpse into noble life, enjoying Privileged Access visits to two very different castles: Schloss Mespelbrunn and Schloss Löwenstein. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Today, we cruise past hilltop castles along the Rhine; this stunning stretch of the river is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be sure to keep an eye out for the Lorelei Rock, which marks the river’s narrowest point; the rock is named after a legendary Rhine Maiden who lured sailors to their demise. This afternoon, we’ll stop to visit Marksburg Castle, the only Rhine fortress never destroyed. Rejoin your ship in Koblenz and dine on board. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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Begin your day with a morning tour of Cologne, Germany’s fourth-largest city. Stroll through Old Town past St. Martin’s Church and see the Dom, Germany’s largest cathedral and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend your free time enjoying Cologne’s atmospheric waterfront, or perhaps join an optional excursion on which you ascend to the Dom’s roof for up-close views of the cathedral’s architecture and bird’s-eye vistas of Cologne. Afterward, return on board for dinner. Alternately, you may set off on an optional excursion to explore Cologne’s spirited beer culture, sampling Kölsch, a light, crisp beer brewed only in Cologne, and enjoying a brauhaus dinner. After, return to your ship for a late-evening departure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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We sail along the Rhine during the morning hours. Admire scenic views and enjoy a morning of enjoyable Dutch diversions: sample Dutch cheeses and jenever, a distilled juniper liquor, and take in a culturally enriching presentation on the Dutch Golden Age. This afternoon, your ship arrives in Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Disembark for an afternoon tour of this ingenious network of windmills and other flood management devices. You learn why the windmills were built and see how they work, plus you enter a working windmill for a tour of its mechanisms and living quarters. Board your ship for departure and dinner. Arrive in Amsterdam around midnight. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the airport for your return flight.* Or, extend your journey with 2 additional nights in Amsterdam; take time to explore the city’s neighborhoods, museums and exciting nightlife. (Breakfast)

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Viking Longship Skadi

Skadi – Norse Goddess of Winter​

The giantess Skadi is the Norse goddess of winter. She is also associated with hunting and skiing. When her father is slain by the gods, Skadi straps on her armor and weapons and heads to Asgard, home of the gods, to avenge his death.

Deck Plan

Ship Features

Staterooms

Our purpose-built ships offer a wide variety of staterooms for your selection. From Veranda Staterooms to the abundance of extra perks and amenities in our spacious Explorer Suites, there is no finer way to travel. And whichever stateroom you choose, you will find it beautifully designed in the understated elegance for which Viking is known.

Explorer Suite (ES)

Explorer Suite (ES)

Stateroom size: 445 sq ft (includes private veranda)
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Veranda Suite (AA)

Veranda Suite (AA)

Stateroom size: 275 sq ft (includes private veranda)
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Veranda Stateroom (A, B)

Veranda Stateroom (A, B)

Stateroom size: 205 sq ft (includes private veranda)
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French Balcony Stateroom (C, D)

French Balcony Stateroom (C, D)

Stateroom size: 135 sq ft
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Standard Stateroom (E, F)

Standard Stateroom (E, F)

Stateroom size: 150 sq ft
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Onboard Dining

The Restaurant

The Restaurant

Enjoy a multicourse meal featuring regional cuisine and always available classics in the Restaurant, an upscale dining venue with panoramic windows with ever-changing views.
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Aquavit Terrace®

Aquavit Terrace®

Located at the bow of the ship, the Aquavit Terrace is a casual outdoor space where your destination is your dining room. Serving both breakfast and lunch, it provides the most al fresco dining on Europe’s rivers.
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Pre & Post Cruise Extensions

More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.
Pre & Post Cruise Extensions vary by itinerary and are subject to change.

Pre: Prague

Pre: Prague

Discover the Czech Republic’s vibrant capital, the “City of a Hundred Spires.” Tour Hradčany Castle, visit the Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral and stroll along Charles Bridge.
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Pre: Budapest

Pre: Budapest

Explore Hungary’s legendary capital city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the Castle District, venture across the Danube along the Chain Bridge and indulge in some delightful local cuisine.
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Post: Amsterdam

Post: Amsterdam

Navigate Amsterdam’s picturesque canals while discovering its cultural and architectural treasures. Witness the legacy of the Dutch Golden Age that lives on in the city’s gilded manses and stroll through the Jordaan district, passing historic sites such as Wester Church and the Anne Frank House.
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Post: The Hague & Amsterdam

Post: The Hague & Amsterdam

Explore the seat of power in The Netherlands and immerse yourself in a cultural melting pot, thanks to its history as the center of the former Dutch Empire’s colonies. Stroll The Hague’s wide boulevards and view some of the world’s most treasured art from the Dutch Golden Age.
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Standard Stateroom (E, F)
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  • Stateroom size: 150 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with half-height picture window
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 3 PM stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring a selection of live TV channels, complimentary Movies On Demand and in-house programming
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Private bathroom with accessible shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • View the Standard Stateroom (E, F) in our 360° Tour
Veranda Stateroom (A, B)
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  • Stateroom size: 205 sq ft (includes private veranda)
  • River-view stateroom with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door opening to full-size veranda
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 3 PM stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring a selection of live TV channels, complimentary Movies On Demand and in-house programming
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • View the Veranda Stateroom (A, B) in our 360° Tour
French Balcony Stateroom (C, D)
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  • Stateroom size: 135 sq ft
  • River-view stateroom with French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door)
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 3 PM stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring a selection of live TV channels, complimentary Movies On Demand and in-house programming
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • View the French Balcony Stateroom (C, D) in our 360° Tour
Guest Services

Our onboard Guest Services is always open and can assist you with any questions. You can also drop off any cards or letters for mailing; if postage is required, a fee equal to this will be added to your shipboard account.

Shop

Forget to bring something? Looking for a gift or memento? The onboard shop near Guest Services has everything you need to make your voyage comfortable and convenient, plus signature Viking keepsakes including books, clothing and jewelry.

The Restaurant

Enjoy a multicourse meal featuring regional cuisine and always available classics in the Restaurant, an upscale dining venue with panoramic windows with ever-changing views.

Veranda Suite (AA)
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  • Stateroom size: 275 sq ft (includes private veranda)
  • River-view suite with full-size veranda off a spacious, separate sitting room, and French Balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door) in sleeping quarters
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 12 PM priority stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring a selection of live TV channels, complimentary Movies On Demand and in-house programming
  • Additional flat-screen TV in sitting area
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Welcome champagne; mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily); daily fruit plate
  • Binoculars
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary laundry & shoe shine services
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Complimentary Viking Air Plus (US & CA only)
  • View the Veranda Suite (AA) in our 360° Tour
Explorer Suite (ES)
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  • Stateroom size: 445 sq ft (includes private veranda)
  • River-view suite with private wraparound balcony offering 270-degree views off a spacious, separate sitting room, and French balcony (floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door) in sleeping quarters
  • 12 PM Embarkation
  • 12 PM priority stateroom access
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring a selection of live TV channels, complimentary Movies On Demand and in-house programming
  • Additional flat-screen TV in sitting area
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated floor, anti-fog mirror & hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Welcome champagne; mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily); daily fruit plate
  • Binoculars
  • Personal coffee machine with premium coffee & tea selections
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary in-room breakfast service
  • Complimentary laundry & shoe shine services
  • Silver Spirits beverage package included
  • Private arrival/departure transfer in destination
  • Under-bed suitcase storage space
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Complimentary Viking Air Plus (US & CA only)
  • View the Explorer Suite (ES) in our 360° Tour
Aquavit Terrace®

Located at the bow of the ship, the Aquavit Terrace is a casual outdoor space where your destination is your dining room. Serving both breakfast and lunch, it provides the most al fresco dining on Europe’s rivers.

The Library

Tucked in a quiet corner, the onboard Library offers a selection of titles carefully curated by premier London bookseller Heywood Hill. Choose a book and settle in for a good read that is sure to inform and inspire you during your journey; we only ask that you please return your selections at the end of your journey.

The Lounge

Boasting floor-to-ceiling windows, The Lounge is peaceful, serene and casual. Settle in with a cocktail from The Bar and watch the scenery pass by as you compare notes about the day’s discoveries with new friends.

Herb Garden

These “green” ships, feature an organic herb garden.

Sun Deck

On top of the ship, take in 360-degree views as you relax on the Sun Deck. Exercise en plein air on our walking track. And enjoy the fragrances of our onboard herb garden, harvested daily by the culinary staff and infused in our authentic regional dishes. For safety reasons, guest access to the Sun Deck is restricted during lock transits and when the ship is sailing under low bridges.

Walking Track

Enjoy sunshine and fresh air while you take in 360-degree views of the scenery on the walking track.

EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 3 NIGHTS IN PRAGUE

Discover the Czech Republic’s vibrant capital, the “City of a Hundred Spires.” Tour Hradčany Castle, visit the Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral and stroll along Charles Bridge.

Astronomical Clock, Prague, Czech Republic
Jewish Synagogue, Prague, Czech Republic
Stained glass, St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague
St. Wenceslas, Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic

Day 1 – Prague

Arrive in Prague and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own and sample some of the hearty local cuisine. A Viking Host is available to help you plan your time in Prague so you can make the most of your visit.

Old Town Square, Prague

Day 2 – Prague

Set out on a panoramic tour of Prague, including a guided walk through Prague Castle. Few cities embody the past as authentically as Prague, the Czech Republic’s atmospheric capital that clings to its history with unwavering passion. Prague’s medieval architecture is its most prominent, but the city is also a rich repository of Romanesque, baroque and art nouveau buildings that stir the imagination. Later, enjoy free time to visit some of the city’s landmarks or museums. (Breakfast)

Astronomical Clock, Prague

Day 3 – Prague

Spend the day further exploring Prague on your own. See more of the Old Town or check out some of Prague’s more modern sights such as the Frank Gehry–designed Dancing House, an office building inspired by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Cross Charles Bridge, see the Astronomical Clock and the Lennon Wall, and stand in historic Wenceslas Square. Stroll past the colorful cottages on Golden Lane, or visit the Jewish Quarter and see the 13th-century Altneuschul, Europe’s oldest active synagogue. (Breakfast)

Charles Bridge, Prague

Day 4 – Prague

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to your ship to begin your river cruise. (B)

Your Accommodations

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Corinthia Hotel Prague

Located minutes from cultural highlights such as Old Town Square and the National Museum, this contemporary hotel offers guests an opportunity to relax at the tranquil day spa while enjoying sweeping views of the city from the 26th-floor pool. Guests can also indulge in one of five dining options, which specialize in Eastern European delicacies.

ALL THIS IS INCLUDED:
  • 3 hotel nights in Prague (as shown or similar)
  • 3 meals: 3 breakfasts (B)
  • 1 guided tour: Prague City Tour
  • Services of a Viking Host
  • All transfers
 
 

UPGRADE TO OUR PREMIUM HOTEL:
Located a five-minute walk from Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and Wallenstein Gardens, the historic Augustine Hotel Prague boasts a connected, still-active Augustine monastery complete with 13th century library. This Premium experience includes a guided small-group walking tour so you can explore the city intimately.

NOTE: Extension is not available on all departure dates; confirm availability & seasonal pricing when booking. Pricing may vary by departure or activity date. Activity order may vary. Accommodations are subject to change depending on availability; if advertised hotel is not available, a similar hotel will be confirmed.

EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 2 NIGHTS IN BUDAPEST

Explore Hungary’s legendary capital city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the Castle District, venture across the Danube along the Chain Bridge and indulge in some delightful local cuisine.

Central Market Hall, Budapest, Hungary
Chain Bridge, Budapest, Hungary
Széchenyi Thermal Bath, Budapest, Hungary
Fisherman’s Bastion, Budapest, Hungary
Hungarian goulash
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Andrassy Avenue, Budapest, Hungary

Day 1 – Budapest

Arrive in Budapest, then transfer to your hotel. Take the rest of the day to relax and sample some Hungarian cuisine. A Viking Host is available to help you plan your time in Budapest so you can make the most of your visit.

National Gallery in Budapest, Hungary

Day 2 – Budapest

You have a full day to enjoy some of the sights and attractions of this beautiful city. Cross the Danube via the famous Chain Bridge and walk through Pest, perhaps pausing to do some shopping along Váci Street. Or enjoy the hillier Buda neighborhoods, tour the Hungarian National Gallery or relax at one of the city’s elegant thermal spas. (Breakfast)

Chain Bridge, Budapest

Day 3 – Budapest

After breakfast, enjoy the morning at leisure before transferring to your ship in the afternoon. (Breakfast)

Your Accommodations

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Intercontinental Hotel Budapest

Overlooking the Danube River and offering stunning views over the Parliament building, the Intercontinental Hotel Budapest is located in close proximity to the castle district. Guest rooms are elegantly appointed and the on-site spa offers soothing relaxation therapies and sauna. The hotel’s Arz restaurant serves upscale Lebanese fare.

ALL THIS IS INCLUDED:
  • 2 hotel nights in Budapest (as shown or similar)
  • 2 meals: 2 breakfasts
  • Services of a Viking Host
  • All transfers
 
 

UPGRADE TO OUR PREMIUM HOTEL:
The award-winning Four Seasons Gresham Palace is located by the Chain Bridge in the heart of Budapest. This hotel is a stunning example of Art Nouveau architecture, with a sweeping staircase, stained glass, mosaics and ironwork. This Premium experience includes a guided small-group walking tour so you can explore the city intimately.

NOTE: Extension is not available on all departure dates; confirm availability & seasonal pricing when booking. Pricing may vary by departure or activity date. Activity order may vary. Accommodations are subject to change depending on availability; if advertised hotel is not available, a similar hotel will be confirmed.

EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 2 NIGHTS IN AMSTERDAM

Navigate Amsterdam’s picturesque canals while discovering its cultural and architectural treasures. Witness the legacy of the Dutch Golden Age that lives on in the city’s gilded manses and stroll through the Jordaan district, passing historic sites such as Wester Church and the Anne Frank House.

Note: The Anne Frank House is very popular. If you plan to visit it, we advise purchasing your tickets well in advance online at the museum’s website.

Amsterdam: city of bicycles & tulips
Amsterdam canals by twilight
A variety of Dutch cheeses awaits you
Painting from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Historic buildings line Amsterdam's canals
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Canal cruises are a relaxing way to see the city

Day 1 – Amsterdam

After breakfast on your ship, transfer to your hotel. Once you get settled, embark on a walking tour through the charming streets and neighborhoods of Amsterdam. The rest of your day is free to enjoy Amsterdam’s wonderful restaurants and many attractions; explore the city’s art or historic museums; or take a stroll along the picturesque canals. A Viking Host is available to help you plan your time in Amsterdam so you can make the most of your visit.

Dutch painting, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Day 2 – Amsterdam

Enjoy breakfast and a full day at leisure to explore Amsterdam’s charming neighborhoods and sample some treats. This evening, you may choose to dine in a local restaurant—Amsterdam offers many establishments in the “grand café” style and is also known for excellent Indonesian cuisine—and enjoy the city’s lively nightlife. (Breakfast)

Day 3 – Amsterdam

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and proceed to the airport for your return flight. (Breakfast)

Your Accommodations

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Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre

Located only a few steps away from the historic city center in the heart of Amsterdam, this contemporary hotel offers sweeping views over the city and the Ij River. Guests can relax in well-appointed rooms, then savor international specialties in the hotel’s Our Silk Road Restaurant.

ALL THIS IS INCLUDED:
  • 2 hotel nights in Amsterdam (as shown or similar)
  • 2 meals: 2 breakfasts
  • 1 guided tour: Amsterdam Walking Tour
  • Services of a Viking Host
  • All transfers
 
 

UPGRADE TO OUR PREMIUM HOTEL:
The Pulitzer Amsterdam hotel, located in the heart of Amsterdam’s canal district, is comprised of 25 historic houses and boasts premium amenities. This Premium experience includes a guided small-group walking tour so you can explore the city intimately. For details, click here.

NOTE: Extension is not available on all departure dates; confirm availability & seasonal pricing when booking. Pricing may vary by departure or activity date. Activity order may vary. Accommodations are subject to change depending on availability; if advertised hotel is not available, a similar hotel will be confirmed.

EXTEND YOUR TRIP WITH 2 NIGHTS IN THE HAGUE & AMSTERDAM

Explore the seat of power in The Netherlands and immerse yourself in a cultural melting pot, thanks to its history as the center of the former Dutch Empire’s colonies. Stroll The Hague’s wide boulevards and view some of the world’s most treasured art from the Dutch Golden Age.

The Binnenhof at night, The Hague
"Girl with a Pearl Earring" by Johannes Vermeer
Canals of Amsterdam
The Peace Palace, The Hague
The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
The Hall of Knights, The Hague
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The Binnenhof, The Hague

Day 1 – Amsterdam

After disembarking your ship, embark on a scenic canal cruise and admire the tall, gabled houses and charming houseboats moored canalside. After your informative tour, enjoy free time; explore one of Amsterdam’s museums to learn about Holland’s Golden Age, or simply relax at one of the city’s many pavement cafés. Afterward, transfer to The Hague, stopping en route at the Peace Palace, home to the International Court of Justice. Check in to your hotel and spend the evening at your leisure.

The Mauritshuis Museum, The Hague

Day 2 – The Hague

After breakfast, join your guide for a walking tour of the city. This afternoon you are free to discover more of The Hague on your own. Perhaps visit the Mauritshuis, home to some of the world’s most famous paintings from the Dutch Golden Age—including masterpieces such as Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. Or take a stroll and immerse yourself in the city’s multicultural flare. This evening, delve into a myriad of exciting flavors at one of the city’s eateries. (B)

Day 3 – The Hague

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to Amsterdam for your flight home. (Breakfast)

Your Accommodations

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The Hilton, The Hague is a historic property and the former Dutch Post head office, and is ideally located to explore the city’s sights, including the Peace Palace and the Dutch Parliament. Spacious rooms provide a comfortable setting and the on-site restaurant offers a modern twist on Japanese and Latin American cuisine.

ALL THIS IS INCLUDED:
  • 2 hotel nights in The Hague (as shown or similar)
  • 2 meals: 2 breakfasts
  • 2 guided tours: The Hague Walking Tour; Amsterdam Canal Cruise
  • Services of a Viking Host
  • All transfers
 

NOTE: Extension is not available on all departure dates; confirm availability & seasonal pricing when booking. Pricing may vary by departure or activity date. Activity order may vary. Accommodations are subject to change depending on availability; if advertised hotel is not available, a similar hotel will be confirmed.