Where river meets ocean – combination cruises from Viking
Viking has launched four new 2022 departures of its popular river/ocean combination cruises, offering a unique opportunity to explore Europe’s legendary rivers on an award-winning Viking Longship before seamlessly transferring to one of Viking’s state-of-the-art ocean ships sailing the waters of Scandinavia.
– 15-day Rhine & Viking Shores & Fjords from Bergen to Basel or v.v. is a combination of the 8-day Viking Shores & Fjords ocean cruise from Bergen to Amsterdam and the 8-day Rhine Getaway river cruise from Amsterdam to Basel. Priced from $8,490pp with a saving of $2,000 per couple. Departing 21 April 2022 and 5 May 2022
On this unique itinerary, guests will embark in historic Bergen, a city with deep Viking roots, and set off for Norway’s dramatic fjord landscapes, cruising to scenic Flåm, cosmopolitan Stavanger, history-rich Kristiansand and vibrant Oslo. From the seaside village of Skagen, Denmark, sail the North Sea to Amsterdam. Explore Holland’s famous windmills in Kinderdijk. Admire Cologne’s famous cathedral and tour Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience France’s multicultural Strasbourg and Germany’s storied Black Forest before disembarking in cultured Basel.
Viking River and Ocean Voyages highlight the history, culture, and seldom-seen sights of both river and coastal destinations on one seamless itinerary. Best of all, no matter the ship, guests will enjoy the cultural immersion on board and on shore that are the hallmark of any Viking cruise.
For additional information, visit your local travel agent, vikingcruises.com.au or phone Viking on 138 747 (AU) / 0800 447 913 (NZ).
SOURCE: Viking Cruises