Sailing Europe’s historic rivers, the award-winning Longships of  Viking River Cruises, offer a variety of stateroom categories and true two-room suites with full-size verandas.

Onboard amenities include a restaurant, bar and lounge, library and expansive sun deck. Their ships feature an elegant Scandinavian design including  “green” features, such as solar panels, an onboard organic herb garden and energy-efficient hybrid engines for a remarkably smooth sailing.

River cruises range from 8 to 23 days, with itineraries featuring Europe’s Rhine, Main, Danube, Seine, Rhône, Douro, Moselle, Elbe, Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde Rivers; Russia’s Volga, Neva and Svir; Egypt’s Nile; China’s Yangtze; and Southeast Asia’s Mekong.

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Small Ship Experts “The Viking Way”

On a Viking river cruise, you will sail into the heart of your destination, to explore up close and in depth. Their innovative, award-winning Viking Longships set the standard in river cruising: these intimate vessels have all the amenities of a fine hotel, providing the ideal opportunity to comfortably be transported each day to and from your next destination—where enriching discoveries are usually just a short walk from your ship.

With more itineraries in more destinations worldwide, Viking offers behind-the-scenes insights and opportunities that set them apart. Included and optional shore excursions cover cultural and historic highlights, plus, Local Life, Working World and Privileged Access experiences— which open doors to people and places otherwise difficult to visit.

The Viking Difference!

The thinking person’s river cruise! As the world’s leading river cruise line, Viking River Cruises believes in offering extraordinarily well-designed cruises that bring you closer to the cultures of the world. Their intimate, inclusive itineraries are designed to help you explore nuances of your destination: its food, culture, people and customs.

With Viking River Cruises, you will discover the most convenient way to see the world. This is river cruising on an intimate scale, with a personal touch. Meander along the world’s great waterways at the easy pace of the river gliding past magnificent vistas and pausing to step off in the heart of historic riverside ports and explore, all while unpacking your bags just once.