River cruising brings the shores and harbors of a country to your cabin door. As you glide along grand waterways, your views, and opportunities for exploration change with the current. European river cruising allows a deep connection to the villages, culture, and landscapes of popular destinations such as Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and more.

Now Available! Viking’s Risk-Free Guarantee.

Change your cruise date up until 24 hours before your planned departure—and Viking will waive any fees. This offer covers all Viking reservations that are made between May 1-31, 2020.  See the bottom of the page for additional details.

2021 Itineraries

We invite you to discover gems like Vienna and Budapest along the Danube River. Consider tracing French history along the Seine, or see the storied Rhine castles. From the Main to the Moselle, the Douro to the Dordogne, the experience is unrivaled.

New for 2022! Viking Mississippi River Cruises

Sail through America's heartland. Discover the picturesque towns and roaring cities along the 2,350 mile “Mighty Mississippi” River. Immerse yourself in a region of pastoral farms and towering bluffs; rich in history and culture.

From Minnesota's Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico, these latest Viking Mississippi cruises offer a different type of cross-country journey for the curious explorer–one that is sure to be an unforgettable, American adventure.

Featured River Cruise Deals

Viking’s Risk-Free Guarantee

To be covered by this guarantee, you must make a reservation between May 1-31, 2020. This guarantee is combinable with all other Viking offers available.

When you are covered by the Risk-Free Guarantee you may change your cruise reservation with notification to Viking. Notification must be received as follows:

  • For those with flights arranged by Viking, it must be received at least 24 hours prior to the time of flight departure.
  • For those who arrange their own flights, it must be received at least 24 hours prior to the time of cruise embarkation or hotel check-in, whichever is first.
  • Should you wish to change your reservation, you can choose which policy works best for you: Viking’s Risk-Free Guarantee or standard cancellation policy.

Reservation changes under the Risk-Free Guarantee will be reimbursed in the form of a Risk-Free Guarantee Future Cruise Voucher in the amount of 100% of all monies paid to Viking.

  • Risk-Free Guarantee Future Cruise Vouchers are transferable so that you have the flexibility to gift them to a loved one.
  • Guests will have 24 months to select their new date and use their Risk-Free Guarantee Future Cruise Voucher to make a new reservation on any river, ocean, or expedition cruise.

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