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7 Great Examples of the Viking River Cruises Difference

Are you ready to take a river cruise?

Maybe you want to sail with a river cruise operator that offers you the chance to explore, learn, and understand. Perhaps you’d like the spaces aboard a ship to be light and airy. Take a Viking River Cruise and that’s exactly what you get and more.

Viking River Cruises is the world’s leading cruise line. They believe in offering you and your fellow guests extraordinary well-designed cruise itineraries that bring you closer to cultures around the world. After all, what’s the point of sailing a part of the world if you’re not going to immerse yourself within it?

Read on to discover what makes Viking Cruises different.

What is the Viking River Cruise Difference?

Discover the Viking River Cruises Difference! Here’s a list that shows what you can expect from the river cruise operator.

Cultural Immersion

Viking’s Culture Curriculum brings local history to life with lectures on art and history; informative port talks; restaurant menus inspired by local cuisine; wine tasting from the destinations you visit; and inspiring Destination Performances featuring musicians playing classical and regional music and folkloric-based shows. If you like to read, you’ll enjoy the Viking’s library of curated collection of informative and inspirational books.

Destination Inspired Dining

No matter your tastes, you’ll enjoy your meals both on shore and on board. Viking River Cruises’ trained chefs are enthusiastic about food and committed to providing you with an inspirational culinary experience – from authentic specialties to American classics. Viking’s dining areas – from the elegant Restaurant to the Sun Deck and Aquavit Terrace, an al fresco dining area at the bow of the ship – are the perfect setting for hospitable, attentive and hospitable, attentive and personalized service.

Impeccable Service

Viking River Cruises’ staff is Swiss-trained, friendly and knowledgeable and devoted to making your onboard stay one of the most memorable. Every member is dedicated to personally hosting you and will exceed your expectations with guaranteed award-winning service. Viking is the only river cruise line to do so.

Inclusive Value

When you travel with Viking, you won’t have to open your wallet every time you want a cup of coffee, glass of wine or an excursion ashore. Cruises are designed to give you more for your money; you receive great value for the amount you pay. Meals, beverages, Wi-Fi, and more are included. You receive the Viking Inclusive Value!

Small Ships Specialists

Sail on a Viking ship, and you’ll cruise into the heart of your destination, so you can get up close and in depth. Viking Longships features amenities of a fine hotel, giving you the opportunity to unpack once. You’re comfortably transported each day to and from your next destination.

The Viking River Cruises Way

Viking offers you more European river cruises and destinations worldwide; you get opportunities that set them apart from other river cruise operators. Not only do you get included and optional shore excursions, but you get The Viking Way – their Local Life, Working World and Privileged Access experiences. Doors to people and places that are otherwise difficult to visit are opened with ease. All you have to do is walk through.

Tranquil Scandinavian Spaces

Board a Viking ship and you’ll discover a world of comfort – from the Atrium, the soaring lobby that exceeds those of the finest hotels in the world, to the quiet corner of the Library where you can curl up with a great book. You’ll love the sun-filled Viking Lounge that features a portion of floor-to-ceiling windows that roll away to bring in fresh air.

Are You Ready for Cultural Enrichment? Book a Viking Cruise Today

Imagine you and that special someone in your life taking the Romantic Danube Viking River Cruise where you sail to charming cities and villages. See yourself soaking in healing thermal baths in Budapest. To satisfy your hunger for cooking, you make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. You then explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most admired monastic centers.

Not only do you enjoy immersive onshore and offshore excursions, but you appreciate the beauty of your Viking ship that has been carefully engineered by nautical architects down to the last detail.

Doesn’t this sound good? Of course it does!

If want to learn more about Viking River Cruises or want to book your river cruise vacation, contact your Travel Planners International agent and secure your spot on one of Viking’s ships.