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7 Night Europe
Viking River Cruises
7 Night Lyon & Provence
Departing from Lyon, France on Sunday, September 10, 2017
Suite from
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$8,699 USD
$1,242.71 USD
per day

European cruises include Northern and Western European itineraries. Cruising Northern Europe may be perfect for you. Northern European itineraries typically visit the Scandinavian peninsula, Baltic states, and the Netherlands on seven to fifteen day cruises. You may prefer Western European cruises. Cruises in Western Europe often leave from London, Lisbon, or Rome and can last from five to eighteen days. Ports visited include Paris, France; Dublin, Ireland; Barcelona, Spain; and the south of France. Choose either one, and you'll enjoy unlimited first-rate cuisine and you'll have a range of activities available to you on a comfortable and well-appointed cruise ship.

Date Location Arrival Departure
Sunday, September 10, 2017 Lyon -- --
Monday, September 11, 2017 Lyon -- --
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Lyon -- --
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Vienne -- --
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Scenic Cruising: Rhone River -- --
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Tournon -- --
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Viviers -- --
Friday, September 15, 2017 Arles -- --
Saturday, September 16, 2017 Avignon -- --
Sunday, September 17, 2017 Avignon -- --

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Lyon, France
Set along a narrow peninsula between the Rhone and Saone Rivers, Lyon is located in the heart the Rhone- Alpes Provence region. Visitors can take in panoramic views from atop Fourviere Hill and step into the past when they tour Vieux Lyon's (Old Lyon's) cobblestone streets and 16th century architecture. Now an important educational center, Lyon's cultural life is reflected in its buildings, museums and houses. Dominating the skyline is the Basilica of Fourviere, known for its lavish interior decorations of marble and mosaics.
Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
1 Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- -- --
2 Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- -- --
3 Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- -- Vienne, France
Vienne, France
In the region of Rhone-Alpes, surrounded by steep hills and situated between France's Burgundy and Beaujolais regions, Vienne is the gateway to Lyon's countryside. The old town is rich in Roman and medieval buildings including ancient market ruins. Vienne's history can be traed through its architecture, dating back to the Roman Temple of Augustus built in the 1st century. Other landmarks include the Abbey of Saint Pierre and the Church of Saint-Andre-Le-Bas.
Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
4 Wed, Sep 13, 2017 -- -- Tournon, France
Tournon, France
Secluded between the beautiful Rhine River and the granite slopes of the Hermitage in Rhone-Alpes, Tournon is a charming city. The fertile surrounding landscape is blanketed with various fruit trees and lies in the heart of the St. Joseph vineyard. Tournon boasts an imposing 16th century castle and flower-lined terrace over the quay with stunning views over the town, river, and surrounding vineyards. From Tournon, a 19th century steam train journeys up the mountaintop on a narrow-gauge railway for a view of the majestic scenery.
Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
5 Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- -- Viviers, France
Viviers, France
Set amid the mountainous province of Rhone-Alpes, Viviers is an old Episcopal town founded in the 5th century. With buildings dating back to the Middle Ages, time seems to stand still within the Old Town. Visit a fine example of Renaissance architecture, the beautiful Maison des Chevaliers.
Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
5 Thu, Sep 14, 2017 -- -- Arles, France
Arles, France
In the Provice-Alps-Cote-dAzur.
Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
6 Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- -- Avignon, France
Avignon, France
In the Provice-Alps-Cote-dAzur.
Day Date Arrival Departure Next Port
7 Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- -- --
8 Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- -- --

Note: Cruise itineraries are subject to change. Please verify ports and times with the cruise line directly.

Please note that the staterooms shown below are samples only. Actual cabin decor, details and layout may vary by stateroom category and type.

Veranda Veranda
Category code(s): 
A
B
Description: Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to a full-size veranda Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily Bathrobe and slippers available upon request Individual climate control.


Veranda Suite (AA) Veranda Suite (AA)
Category code(s): 
AA
Description: Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) Full-size veranda off the spacious living room Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, known as a French balcony, in the bedroom Large private bathroom with shower and premium bath products Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily Bathrobe and slippers available upon request Individual climate control.


French Balcony French Balcony
Category code(s): 
C
D
Description: Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to create a French balcony Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily Bathrobe and slippers available upon request Individual climate control.


Standard Standard
Category code(s): 
E
F
Description: Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) Half-height picture window Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily Bathrobe and slippers available upon request Individual climate control.


Explorer Suite (ES) Explorer Suite (ES)
Category code(s): 
ES
Description: Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) Private wraparound veranda off the spacious living room offers 270-degree views Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, known as a French balcony, in the bedroom Large bathroom with double sinks, shower, heated mirror & floor, premium bath products Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily Bathrobe and slippers available upon request Individual climate control.


Overview

Sailing our most popular itineraries, our award-winning Viking Longships showcase innovative engineering, streamlined design and understated elegance for the most comfortable river cruise experience available.

  • 95 comfortable outside staterooms (2 Explorer Suites, 7 Veranda Suites, 39 Veranda Staterooms, 22 French Balcony Staterooms, 25 Standard Staterooms)
  • All suites feature two rooms with a veranda off the living room and a French balcony in the bedroom
  • Sun deck with 360-degree views and shaded sitting area; organic herb garden and solar panels; putting green, chess and walking track!
  • Aquavit Terrace with a revolutionary indoor/outdoor viewing area at the bow of the ship and grills for al fresco dining!
  • The Lounge and bar with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows for panoramic views
  • Library corner and onboard boutique
  • Elevator
  • Free shipwide wireless internet service
  • Laundry service
  • Ecologically friendly hybrid engines producing less vibrations for a smoother ride
  • 40" flat-panel TV with infotainment system featuring movies on demand plus CNBC, CNN, ESPN, FOX, National Geographic and more

Dining

For breakfast, choose from our selections of pastries, cereals, breakfast meats, egg dishes, fresh fruit and selected cheeses. At lunch, select from the soup and sandwich bar, or a choice of entrees and dessert. And for dinner, you are treated to a five-course menu with regional specialties. You may also select from our regional wines to perfectly complement your meal. And wherever you sail, you will find enhancements reflecting your itinerary-it is all part of experiencing the local culture.

Activities

Hands-on demonstrations, cooking classes, traditional dance performances, and local tastings. These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. We offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Topics may include the Dutch Masters or French impressionists, castles along the Rhine Valley, the formation of the European Union, the life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the wine and cuisine of southern France, and key words and phrases in the local language wherever you are traveling. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

Services


Services aboard Viking Buri

While you are aboard a Viking ship, you enjoy myriad services, from shipwide wi-fi service to laundry to complimentary bottled water. See the About Your Trip section of our website for detailed answers to your questions; you can select On the Ship from the dropdown menu for an alphabetical listing of onboard information.

Viking Daily

An onboard daily newsletter, Viking Daily, featuring information about daily activities, shore excursions and tour departure times is delivered to your stateroom every evening.

Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises


Viking River Cruises-traveling with the best

When you cruise with Viking you sail with the world's leading river cruise company, and you enjoy the rewards of more than 175 years of heritage and a level of expertise second to none.

Inspiring destinations, beautifully crafted itineraries, expert tour guides, luxurious ships, fine cuisine, excellent service, remarkable value-our success is defined by all these things, and something else, too: personal attention to every detail. It's the way the bartender has your drink ready for you, at just the right time. It's the gentle guidance from your tai chi master in a lesson you take while sailing along the Yangtze. It's the handwritten directions from your concierge to the best coffeehouse in Vienna.

At Viking, we never forget that looking after you is why we have become the world's favorite river cruise line, and why our guests return to cruise with us again and again. Indeed, it is our guests who are our greatest ambassadors, making us the most honored river cruise line in the world.

If you have experienced the pleasure of traveling with us, then you will appreciate what makes a river cruise with Viking so special. And if that experience is still ahead of you, then it is one you are sure to enjoy.

The Most Award-Winning River Cruise Line

We have consistently placed high on competitive rankings like Conde Nast Traveler's Gold List, Reader's Choice and Best Small Ships awards; and Travel + Leisure's World's Best; we have also been honored by prestigious international organizations like the World Travel Awards. Meanwhile, travel agents have recognized us with awards including TravelAge West's Best Line for River Cruising and Travel Weekly's #1 River Cruise Line. And Viking is featured in National Geographic's The 10 Best of Everything.


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