River Cruising

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River cruising offers ever-changing landscapes and scenery; smooth sailing with no seasickness; and walk-right-off-the-ship-into-town access to the history, character and cultures along the banks. To truly discover the nature of a land and its people, there’s no better means than traveling by river.


First-Time River Cruiser

Download Your Complete Guide to River Cruising and learn all you need to know if you are a first-time river cruiser.

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What's Included

From guided tours to deluxe ensuite accommodation, find out what’s included in the price of your cruise.

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A Better Way To Explore

River travel dates back thousands of years. But in just the last decade, river cruising has become the hottest segment of the travel industry.

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Travel With Ease

There’s no more convenient way to travel; unpack just once instead of boarding a bus or driving from hotel to hotel; or struggling with logistics as you figure out how to get to the next place. You spend less time “getting there” and more time “being there,” and you’re accompanied by scenic views the whole time.

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Explore Great Cities

The most cosmopolitan cities developed along the rivers, the world’s first trade routes. From iconic “must sees” like Paris, Amsterdam and Budapest to quaint villages and towns waiting to be discovered, a river provides you easy access to savor the delights of both.

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Holiday Comparison Tool

Use our chart to compare what Viking has to offer versus other types of package journeys and learn about the Viking value.

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Which Cruise Are You?

Do you want to discover exciting new food and wine? Or is culture more your thing? Find your perfect river cruise holiday by taking our quiz.

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