EMBARK ON A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY
Viking®, The World’s Leading River Cruise Line®, offers destination-focused itineraries on the great rivers of Europe, Russia, Asia and Egypt. Enjoy exciting cities, culturally enriching experiences, regional cuisine and spacious accommodations on board elegant, state-of-the-art ships.
Visit all the highlights of the legendary Rhine in just 8 days. In Germany, see the many charming castles commanding the riverbanks as you sail by, and tour both Marksburg Castle and the ruins of Heidelberg Castle. Admire Cologne, the jewel of the Rhine, with its awe-inspiring Dom, and experience the lush landscape of the Black Forest region. Also, explore Holland’s famous windmills and waterworks, encounter multicultural Strasbourg in France, and take part in the inviting nightlife in Rüdesheim’s Drosselgasse. On this itinerary you see a lot without spending a lot of time.
DAY 1 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam is renowned for its museums, colorful gardens, abundance of bicycles and endless lattice of canals.
DAY 2 – 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 3 – 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 4 – Koblenz, Germany
On a breathtaking stretch of the Rhine that leads from medieval Koblenz to Braubach to Rüdesheim, the 11th-century Marksburg Castle towers over the river.
DAY 5 – Heidelberg, Germany
Germany’s oldest university town, Heidelberg and its castle are situated in the Neckar Valley just east of the Rhine.
DAY 6 – Strasbourg, France
Thanks to its location at the border of France and Germany, Strasbourg boasts a convivial mix of cultural influences.
DAY 7 – Breisach, Germany
Breisach is located in one of the warmest parts of Germany, next to Alsace, which is famous for its wine-growing.
DAY 8 – Basel, Switzerland
Located along the Rhine River, Basel sits at the point where French, German and Swiss borders meet, marking the gateway to the Swiss Rhineland.
*Rhine Getaway price based on CAT F, select November 2019 Viking Longship sailings. All prices are in US dollars and for US residents only and are based on double occupancy. 2-for-1 cruise and international air discounts are considered a single offer. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. Air offers valid on all North American gateways except Alaska, Hawaii, San Juan and Mexico City. Prices are based on lowest at time of print and subject to change without notice. Must request offer at time of booking. Pay in full by current cruise and air promotions’ expiration date. Valid on new bookings only as of 7/1/18, subject to availability and may not be combinable with any other offers except Past Guest Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit. Viking reserves the right to correct errors and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at vikingrivercruises.com. Offer expires 8/31/18. CST#2052644-40
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