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Ocean & River Voyages

Join Viking where the river meets the sea

Viking introduces the definitive way to explore the world in comfort. We call them Ocean & River Voyages, an innovative marriage of our award-winning river and ocean cruises. Designed for those who want to get the most from our rivers and oceans itineraries, these enriching journeys highlight the historic treasures, colorful cultures and seldom-seen sights of both inland and coastal destinations, so you will enjoy the full Viking experience on one seamless itinerary. These are epic voyages that only Viking can provide.

  • More discoveries, from a river’s village-dotted banks to historic and charming coastal ports.
  • The best of both worlds: Cruise Viking’s award-winning fleet of river and ocean ships.
  • A seamless experience: Take in the cultural enrichment and onboard understated elegance for which Viking is known—by river and oceans.
  • A greater value: Fly overseas just once, yet enjoy two voyages.


Basel – Barcelona
18 Days • 13 Guided Tours • 7 Countries


Tour highlights of the legendary Rhine River, then journey to the Iberian Peninsula by sea. Experience cultured Basel before setting sail for Germany’s storied Black Forest and France’s multicultural Strasbourg. Visit Heidelberg Castle, Germany’s most famous schloss, and Rüdesheim’s inviting Drosselgasse. Admire Cologne’s famous cathedral, and tour Marksburg Castle. In Kinderdijk and Amsterdam, explore Holland’s famous windmills and waterworks. Then, sail the English Channel to magnificent Paris. Across the channel, call on maritime Portsmouth before cruising south to the Iberian Peninsula. There, discover elegant Galician Vigo and medieval Moorish Granada. Enjoy Murcia’s rich farmlands before disembarking in colorful, cosmopolitan Barcelona.

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Day 1Sep 29, 2018RiverBasel, SwitzerlandLocated along the Rhine River, Basel sits at the point where French, German and Swiss borders meet, marking the gateway to the Swiss Rhineland.
Day 2Sep 30, 2018RiverBreisach, GermanyBreisach is located in one of the warmest parts of Germany, next to Alsace, which is famous for its wine growing.
Day 3Oct 1, 2018RiverStrasbourg, FranceThanks to its location at the border of France and Germany, Strasbourg boasts a convivial mix of cultural influences.
Day 4Oct 2, 2018RiverHeidelberg, GermanyGermany’s oldest university town, Heidelberg and its castle are situated in the Neckar Valley just east of the Rhine.
Day 5Oct 3, 2018RiverKoblenz, GermanyOn a breathtaking stretch of the Rhine that leads from medieval Koblenz to Braubach to Rüdesheim, the 11th-century Marksburg Castle towers over the river.
Day 6Oct 4, 2018RiverCologne, GermanyAn intriguing mix of old and new, Cologne reveals its Roman heritage in the city layout and ancient ruins that lie scattered through the town.
Day 7Oct 5, 2018RiverKinderdijk, The NetherlandsThe South Holland village community of Kinderdijk includes a set of 19 windmills and other ingenious technologies built in the 18th century to control flooding.
Day 8Oct 6, 2018River/OceanAmsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, city of charming canals and elegant, gabled houses is a delight to explore. Today, you will depart your river ship and transfer to Viking Sky to continue your Viking Voyage by ocean.
Day 9Oct 7, 2018OceanAmsterdam, The NetherlandsThe Dutch Golden Age’s legacy lives on in Amsterdam’s gilded manses and lush paintings.
Day 10Oct 8, 2018OceanParis (Le Havre), FranceThe elegance of Paris is legendary, from the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre.
Day 11Oct 9, 2018OceanPortsmouth, EnglandA thriving port for centuries, Portsmouth has a stunning maritime past.
Day 12Oct 10, 2018OceanCruise the Atlantic OceanThe Atlantic Ocean’s legendary waters have been the route of explorers for centuries.
Day 13Oct 11, 2018OceanVigo, Spain
The elegant streets of Vigo are steeped in a history dating to Roman times.
Day 14Oct 12, 2018OceanCruise the Atlantic OceanViking Leif Eriksson was the first European to cross the Atlantic from the Old World. Columbus followed 500 years later, opening countless doorways to exploration.
Day 15Oct 13, 2018OceanGranada (Málaga)Granada is a splendid canvas of Moorish architecture and Andalusian tradition.
Day 16Oct 14, 2018OceanMurcia (Cartagena)Murcia is celebrated for its farmland and its huertas, fertile market gardens.
Day 17Oct 15, 2018OceanBarcelona, SpainBarcelona brims with history, stunning architecture and vibrant Catalonian culture.
Day 18Oct 16, 2018OceanBarcelona, SpainAdorned with Gaudí’s surreal architecture, Barcelona is alive with color and whimsy.

Stateroom Pricing - Rhine & Amsterdam to Catalonia

Prices are per person based on double occupancy.Special offer: Fly to Europe return for $995 per person and receive $1,000 Shipboard credit per couple .

StateroomBrochure FareSpecial FareAvailability
Standard + Veranda$10,844$10,295SOLD OUT
French Balcony + Deluxe Veranda$12,744$12,195SOLD OUT
Veranda + Penthouse Veranda$14,594$14,045SOLD OUT
Veranda Suite + Penthouse Suite$18,894$18,345SOLD OUT
Explorer Suite on both$28,894$28,345SOLD OUT
Explorer Suite + Owner's Suite$38,594$38,045SOLD OUT

Extend Your Cruise

More days means more to discover, with packages you can add before or after your Viking journey. Wherever your trip takes you, we offer exciting ways to see even more of the region. Maximize the value of your overseas flight and enjoy additional days to explore your river cruise embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities around the world.

Extend your time abroad by adding one of our Explore More pre- or post-cruise extension packages below.

PRICE GUARANTEE: Once you have paid in full for your trip, you are safe from any additional charges. Airfare increases, currency fluctuations, increased fuel surcharges, new government taxes—none of these will apply to you.

2019 OCEAN & RIVER VOYAGES AND AIR SAVINGS: Offer valid on bookings made before 30 April 2018. Saving of $1,000 per person plus free Economy air valid on available departures of Grand European + Viking Fjords combo cruises. Free air offer is valid on selected Australian & New Zealand gateways. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour combo offer. All prices are in AU dollars and for AU and NZ residents only. Additional restrictions may apply. Book by 30 April 2018.

GENERAL RESTRICTIONS: Cruise fares listed are cruise only in AU dollars, per person, based on double occupancy and for AU and NZ residents only. All fares and offers are for new bookings made before 30 April 2018, are subject to availability; may not be combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Credit and Viking Referral Rewards. Special cruise fares are based upon published full cruise fares; cruise fares do not include prepaid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges, as defined in the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract which may be viewed elsewhere on this website. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Air promotion applies to economy, roundtrip flights only from select Viking Cruises AU and NZ gateways and includes airport-to-ship or hotel transfers, air taxes and air fuel surcharges. Roundtrip airport transfers are included when air is purchased with a cruise or cruise/tour package; if air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. All transfers must be in conjunction with a Viking-purchased cruise, cruise/tour, land extension or extra hotel nights.
Viking reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. For up-to-date prices, please call Viking or your Travel Agent. All fares include cruise taxes, port taxes and fees. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Complete terms and conditions may be found in the Passenger Ticket Contract.