2019 : Grand European Tour - Budapest to Amsterdam

Travel through the heart of Europe

Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Sample the food and wine of Austria's Wachau Valley. Learn the Viennese waltz and linger in Budapest's Cafe Gerbeaud. Indulge all your senses on this 15-day journey spanning the best of Europe. Our most iconic itinerary traces the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers between the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland and the stunning landscapes of Hungary, with engaging encounters at every bend.

Day by Day

Day 1 - Budapest, Hungary


Budapest is aptly called "Paris of the East" for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube's waters.

Day 2 - Budapest, Hungary


Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.

Day 3 - Vienna, Austria


The capital city of Austria, Vienna is filled with green parks, upscale stores, theaters and gracious boulevards.

Day 4 - Vienna, Austria


Strauss and Mozart composed many fine pieces in Vienna, Europe's center of classical music.

Day 5 - Melk, Austria


Set amidst an important wine-growing region with picturesque villages and hilltop castles, the charming city of Melk lies at the confluence of the Danube and Melk Rivers at the base of the Wachau Valley.

Day 6 - Passau, Germany


Set at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers, enchanting Passau is home to elegant colored buildings and graceful arcades.

Day 7 - Regensburg, Germany


Having escaped major damage during World War II, the picturesque town of Regensburg is one of Europe's best preserved medieval cities and the oldest city along the Danube.

Day 8 - Nuremberg, Germany


One of Germany's most renowned and intriguing cities, Nuremberg is surrounded by 13th-century walls that have many fully intact gates and watchtowers.

Day 9 - Bamberg, Germany


Founded in 902, Bamberg remains a medieval-looking city known for its symphony orchestra and specialty, "smoke" beer.

Day 10 - Wurzburg, Germany


Wurzburg is home to the Bishops' Residenz, one of Germany's largest and most ornate palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 11 - Wertheim, Germany


Situated at the confluence of the Main and Tauber Rivers, Wertheim is a charming town brimming with history.

Day 12 - Koblenz, Germany


On a breathtaking stretch of the Rhine that leads from medieval Koblenz to Braubach to Rudesheim, the 11th-century Marksburg Castle towers over the river.

Day 13 - 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 14 - 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 15 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam is renowned for its museums, colorful gardens, abundance of bicycles and endless lattice of canals.

Viking Inclusive Value

We include more features and services than others:

  • 12 included shore excursions with local guide & headset
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • Multiple dining venues with open seating
  • 24/7 specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Aquavit Terrace and the most al fresco dining on Europe's Rivers
  • All port taxes and fees
  • Airport transfers on date of embarkation/disembarkation with Viking Air program

    Your experience includes:

  • 15-days; 4 countries; 14 ports
  • Visit 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Culture Curriculum:enjoy concerts on board & ashore, from Austrian classics to baroque organ music; attend lectures on current affairs in Germany, Holland & the European Union; learn how to make your own Rudesheim Coffee; experience the wonderful scents of a Viennese market
  • All onboard meals featuring regional specialties & always available American classics
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception & Farewell Dinner
  • Organic herb garden
  • Open-air walking track
  • 24/7 Guest Services for special requests

    Your stateroom:

  • Riverview stateroom
  • Room steward & twice daily housekeeping service
  • Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • 40" flat-screen LCD TV & complimentary Movies on Demand
  • Refrigerator, security safe, hair dryer
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB port
  • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirrors
  • Glass-enclosed shower
  • Premium Freyja toiletries, bathrobe & slippers (upon request)
  • Call (704) 483-4837 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13764127

    Cruise Line
    Viking River Cruises
    Offer
    Offer valid through 3/31/2018
    Duration
    15 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Embla

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Budapest  
    Day 2Budapest  
    Day 3Vienna  
    Day 4Vienna  
    Day 5Melk  
    Day 6Passau  
    Day 7Regensburg  
    Day 8Nuremberg  
    Day 9Bamberg  
    Day 10Wurzburg  
    Day 11Wertheim  
    Day 12Koblenz  
    Day 13Cologne  
    Day 14Kinderdijk  
    Day 15Amsterdam  
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