Café Maria Theresa compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

Popular throughout Austria, this flavorful coffee is named for beloved Austrian empress Maria Theresa. And, this same recipe with a twist makes a Fiaker. That version, named for Vienna’s carriage drivers or fiakers, who need something warm to keep going in chilly weather, substitutes rum for the orange liqueur and omits the garnish. Read More...

Viking’s Special Cruise Fares and Free Air

Experience Romania’s fascinating capital on our 11-day Passage to Eastern Europe cruise. Admire its wide boulevards, the Palace of Parliament and more. View the Danube’s towering Iron Gate. Witness Belgrade’s splendid architecture and explore its 6th-century Kalemegdan Fortress. Visit a Croatian family’s Osijek home. Watch Hungary’s daredevil Puszta horsemen. Behold Budapest’s grandeur. Once hidden behind the Iron Curtain, the eastern Danube still has secrets to reveal. Read More...

Viking’s Itinerary

Experience Russia’s treasures on our enriching 13-day Waterways of the Tsars itinerary. Explore the Hermitage and see Catherine Palace. Meet a friendly babushka in her home along the Volga River or visit a traditional banya (Russian sauna). And since we own and operate our ships here, you will get the best ships in Russia and a culturally immersive experience on board and ashore. Now, get the best available stateroom, plus air for $999. Offer ends December 14, 2018. Read More...

Russian Oladi compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

These are light, fluffy Russian pancakes made with kefir, a cultured sour milk. They are like plump little pillows, a bit tart, creating a nice contrast to a sweet topping. Chewier and less cakey than an American-style pancake, you can try them plain or with sour cream, fruit preserves or even a drizzle of condensed milk. Read More...

Viking Thanksgiving Sale: Special Cruise Fares, Plus FREE Air

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Experience rich island cultures. Journey to the West Indies, Cuba, Bermuda and more on a state-of-the-art ship. Sail with just 930 guests, choose from abundant dining options and enjoy more time in port than on any other cruise line, so you have ample time to explore. Your cruise fare includes one shore excursion in every port of call, FREE Wi-Fi and more. Read More...

Take Part In A Time-Honored Tradition, With Special Air Savings

Special cruise fares, plus free air.

Join Viking for an experience that only comes along once every decade. Witness the trial, suffering and death of Christ in The Passion Play on our new 10-day Oberammergau & Danube Waltz cruisetour. Cruise the Danube, gazing upon the hilltop setting of Göttweig Abbey, Austria’s revered monastery. Or, choose our longer 12-day Oberammergau with Salzburg itinerary, where you will also explore the enchanting filming location for The Sound of Music. Limited availability, reserve today before November 30, 2018. Read More...

Viking Thanksgiving Sale: Cruise Europe In The Spring

Enjoy special savings on Viking’s most popular river cruises this Thanksgiving. Take in the views of the Wachau Valley on our 8-day Danube Waltz. Witness a rich landscape of beauty and culture on our 8-day Rhine Getaway and see Germany’s best-preserved medieval castle. Admire the genius of the Dutch Masters on our 10-day Tulips & Windmills cruise. Or, choose Viking’s 8-day Lyon & Provence journey, and enjoy the capital of French gastronomy. Plus free air. Read More...

Cruise the Danube in the Spring, a Great Time to Travel with Viking

Spring is the ideal time to take in the beauty of the Wachau Valley on our 8-day Danube Waltz. Witness daily life in Göttweig Abbey on an exclusive visit, with splendid views. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine in Vienna and Budapest. Explore lesser-known Central European cities like Bratislava. Soak up the soothing steam at a Budapest thermal bath. This itinerary reveals the highlights of Passau, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest while cruising through spectacular scenery. Read More...

Cruise Three Legendary Rivers, Plus Visit Paris & Prague on a Viking Cruise

Sail three of Europe’s most iconic rivers—the Rhine, the Moselle and the Main—on this enriching itinerary bookended by two nights in Paris and Prague. Witness steep vineyards, fairy-tale castles and quaint riverside villages. Savor French, German and Czech cuisine, and taste exquisite Moselle Rieslings. Visit Luxembourg City and Germany’s most intriguing cities along the way, including historic Nuremberg, on this unforgettable journey Read More...

Three-Alarm Firecracker Chicken compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

With fresh jalapeño, dried chilies and chili garlic sauce, this dish is definitely hot and spicy! If you prefer, de-seed the jalapeño and dried chili to cut the heat some. This dish really provides a kick to the classic protein of chicken breast, and the stir-fry cooking method means it comes together in a snap. Read More...