European River Cruise with Viking

Discover the ports, vineyards, farms and forests of Aquitaine, once Europe’s richest kingdom. See Bordeaux’s fountains and cellars. Hunt for truffles in Périgord and create your own personal blend of Cognac at the Camus distillery. Savour France’s finest oysters fresh from the bay at Arcachon. Sip Saint-Émilion, Médoc and Sauternes in their own unique ‘terroir’ on an 8-day cruise through Bordeaux—a region synonymous with fine wine and finer living.

Some Highlights

  • – Enjoy a Sauterne tasting in Cadillac
  • – Explore Bergerac area in the Dordogne to learn about truffles or choose a wine tasting, at a nearby château, of some local vintages from the Saint-Émilion and Pomerol appellations
  • – In Pauillac you’ll enjoy a wine country tour and tasting, including the area’s famous full-flavoured Margaux Go to the market in Bordeaux with the Viking Chef to see where the local chefs find their fruit, vegetables, meats and fish

Chateaux, Rivers & Wine

April 11-18, 2020

What’s included:

  • ✔One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • ✔Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • ✔Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • ✔Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
  • ✔Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • ✔24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • ✔Port taxes & fees
  • ✔Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase


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