Viking Announces New Rhine River Winter Cruises


by Donald Wood
Last up to date: 8:40 AM ET, Thu May 25, 2023

Viking introduced Treasures of the Rhine, a brand new river voyage
permitting company the chance to expertise Europe’s wealthy tradition throughout

The new Middle Rhine itinerary debuts in December and
establishes Viking as the primary line to function year-round on Europe’s storied
rivers, providing company extra accessible entry to landmarks when there are
sometimes fewer crowds.

The 10-day Treasures of the Rhine itinerary permits passengers
to find the panorama and cultures of the Middle Rhine in the course of the winter,
which presents smaller crowds, simpler entry to landmarks and alternatives to take pleasure in
the culinary traditions of Alsace whereas exploring Amsterdam, Basel and Cologne.

“The Middle Rhine is one in every of our hottest
locations—with continuously altering views of hilltop castles, historic cities
and terraced vineyards alongside the steep valley sides, it’s a area that may
all the time be greatest explored by the river,” Viking Chairman Torstein Hagen stated. 

“Many of our company have sailed the Rhine throughout different
seasons, so we’re happy to supply a brand new possibility for many who could also be
experiencing Europe throughout a quieter time of 12 months,” Hagen continued.

Viking’s fleet of Longships will host 190 company in 95
staterooms and two-room suites, with facilities resembling a restaurant, bar and
lounge, library and solar deck. The ships additionally characteristic al fresco eating at Aquavit

Treasures of the Rhine departure dates start in December and
run via early March 2024, with fares beginning at $1,999 per individual. From
now via May 31, Viking is providing its twenty fifth Anniversary Sale for residents
of the U.S. and Canada, with a $25 deposit for as much as FREE airfare and particular
financial savings on all river 2023-2025 voyages. 

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