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Grand European Tour

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Grand European Tour

Imagine 15 magical days on a cruise along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers, seeing the best of Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.

Christmas Markets

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Christmas Markets

Enjoy a delightful, festive river cruise during November or December in Europe, where so many of our holiday traditions began.

Romantic Danube

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Romantic Danube

Discover grand cities and quaint villages on this 8-day river cruise along the “Blue Danube.”

Blaye Citadel

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Blaye Citadel

On the banks of the Gironde River stands a mighty fortress designed in the 17th century to protect Bordeaux and its famous wines from the British.

The Wine Regions of Bordeaux

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The Wine Regions of Bordeaux

Bordeaux, France is home to the world’s most prized wines. Learn about its many different regions and appellations with Karine Hagen of Viking.

Truffle Hunting

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Truffle Hunting

Ever wonder how rare and delicious truffles are found? Join Karine Hagen of Viking River Cruises in Bordeaux, France as she learns how dogs are trained to unearth one of the world’s great delicacies.

Lobkowicz Palace

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Lobkowicz Palace

Choose to explore European history through the unique perspective and exquisite collection of a noble Czech family.

Heart of Bordeaux

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Heart of Bordeaux

Celebrate joie de vivre in Bordeaux, land of the world’s finest wines, oysters, truffles and cognac, as you cruise the Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde Rivers.

Highclere Castle

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Highclere Castle

Visit the real "Downton Abbey" with Viking River Cruises.

Monet’s Gardens

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Monet’s Gardens

Join Karine Hagen at Giverny as she details the history and enchantment of the spectacular gardens of master impressionist Claude Monet.

The Normandy Beaches

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The Normandy Beaches

Your host Karine Hagen brings this historic site to life. See why a visit to this now-peaceful part of Europe is a “must.”

Lipizzaner Stallions

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Lipizzaner Stallions

See the world-famous Lipizzaner Stallions of Vienna.

Blenheim Palace

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Blenheim Palace

Explore this grand English palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill.

The Berlin Airlift

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The Berlin Airlift

Go behind the scenes at Tempelhof Airport to learn about the famed “Raisin Bombers” and their role in the historic Berlin Airlift.

Jewish Museum

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Jewish Museum

Designed by New York architect Daniel Libeskind, Berlin’s Jewish Museum provides visitors an unforgettable journey of memory and hope.

Nuremberg Trials

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Nuremberg Trials

Learn about the historic war crimes tribunals that took place here as the entire world looked on, and consider seeing Courtroom 600 for yourself.

Shakespeare & Co.

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Shakespeare & Co.

Learn the history of this unique bookstore in the heart of Paris.

Rhine Discovery

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Rhine Discovery

This river cruise gives you all the highlights of the legendary Rhine in just 8 days.

Portraits of Southern France

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Portraits of Southern France

Enjoy some of the most scenic vistas in the French countryside on this picturesque 8-day cruise along the Saône & Rhône Rivers.

Paris and the Heart of Normandy

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Paris and the Heart of Normandy

This 8-day river cruise combines the romance of Paris with the beauty and history of France’s Norman countryside.

Tulips and Windmills

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Tulips and Windmills

Enjoy Holland’s springtime floral splendor and visit some of Belgium’s medieval cities on a 10-day cruise.

Passage to Eastern Europe

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Passage to Eastern Europe

Let us take you to the cities, towns and natural wonders of Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria.

Cities of Light

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Cities of Light

Discover the romance of Paris and Prague and all the quaint small towns in between on this 12-day journey that includes an idyllic 8-day river cruise.

Elegant Elbe

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Elegant Elbe

Discover East Germany’s dramatic landscape with a 10-day river cruise along the Elbe River, plus hotel nights in both Berlin and Prague.

Portugal's River of Gold

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Portugal's River of Gold

Discover one of Europe’s most pristine destinations, Portugal. Explore ports of call largely unchanged for centuries on your Douro River cruise.

Explore - Prague

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Explore - Prague

Enjoy a video tour of the "City of a Thousand Spires."

Explore - Budapest

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Explore - Budapest

Enjoy a video tour of the city known as the "Pearl of the Danube."

Explore - Amsterdam

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Explore - Amsterdam

Enjoy a tour of this beautiful city from the scenic canals to the charming flower markets and beyond.

Bordeaux’s Prestigious Wines

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Bordeaux’s Prestigious Wines

Step into the fascinating world of Bordeaux winemaking. Meet a renowned Master of Wine and learn about regional favorites from local experts.

Bordeaux’s Sublime Red and White Wines

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Bordeaux’s Sublime Red and White Wines

Join Karine Hagen as she delves into the essence of the region’s most popular wines with a local expert.

Sauternes - The Sweet Alternative

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Sauternes - The Sweet Alternative

Enjoy a glimpse into this intriguing sweet wine. Karine Hagen takes a closer look with one of Sauternes’ local experts.

Cooking with Karine: Steak Bordelaise

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Cooking with Karine: Steak Bordelaise

Join Karine Hagen of Viking River Cruises as she learns how to make a Bordeaux classic with Chef Georges Gotrand.

Farmer's Market in Libourne, France

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Farmer's Market in Libourne, France

Take a walk through Libourne's bustling market square with Karine Hagen and Chef Magalie of Viking River Cruises as they shop for the freshest fruits and vegetables.

Cooking with Karine: Gingerbread

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Cooking with Karine: Gingerbread

Taste these, and many other holiday treats, on one of our late fall cruises along the Rhine, Danube or Seine.

Cooking with Karine: Bread in Portugal

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Cooking with Karine: Bread in Portugal

Dona Manuela’s family has been making their famous bread for centuries. Join Karine Hagen as Manuela teaches her how to make her delicious bread.

Cooking with Karine: Gingerbread House

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Cooking with Karine: Gingerbread House

Join your host Karine Hagen for a private cooking lesson with pastry chef Joanna Hajn; learn how to make a cute and tasty gingerbread house.

Cooking with Karine: Prague Duck

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Cooking with Karine: Prague Duck

Watch as the chef from the world-famous restaurant in Prague prepares a special dish.

Cooking with Karine: Bratwurst

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Cooking with Karine: Bratwurst

Join Karine Hagen as she learns about a variety of German cuisine.

Cooking with Karine: In the Galley

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Cooking with Karine: In the Galley

Come see the artistry going on behind the scenes in the galley while you are enjoying your relaxing meal in the restaurant.

Portugal’s Wine Country

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Portugal’s Wine Country

In 1756, Portugal’s Douro Valley was established as the world’s first protected wine-producing region, and is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Viking Baker

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Viking Baker

Come inside the Schmidl Bakery and see how the fine breads served aboard Viking ships are made.

Fado, Music of Portugal

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Fado, Music of Portugal

Born along the waterfront, the dramatic songs of Fado speak of life, struggle and passion.

Vienna Coffeehouses

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Vienna Coffeehouses

Relax and enjoy a cup of strong Viennese coffee with an exquisite pastry or two at Café Demel.

History of Port Wines

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History of Port Wines

Learn about Port Wines with Karine Hagen and local experts in Portugal.

Cooking with Karine: Hungarian Goulash

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Cooking with Karine: Hungarian Goulash

Join Karine Hagen in the kitchen and learn to make this delicious Hungarian dish.

Cooking with Karine: Wiener Schnitzel

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Cooking with Karine: Wiener Schnitzel

Watch as the world-famous master chef and author prepares a traditional dish. In Austria, you might visit chef Mörwald’s Michelin-starred restaurants. Bon appétit!

Explore - Berlin

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Explore - Berlin

Take a tour of the city that is always reinventing itself.

D-Day at Normandy

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D-Day at Normandy

Meet Mr. Robert Allen, a World War II veteran who came ashore at Normandy…and then returned with Viking.

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