All across Europe, In medieval town squares and down cobblestone lanes, aromas of old-world family recipes waft from kitchens—hot potatoes, chestnuts, grilled sausages and baked treats.
Market stalls offer a delightful array of hand-carved toys, ornaments, nutcrackers and colorful woolen scarves.
Viking Christmas Market Cruises, which sail from late November to late December, help spread the cheer with onboard festivities, special holiday menus and live, regional holiday music.
This holiday season, immerse yourself in the European Christmas spirit with Viking River Cruises.
Passau To Budapest
8 Days 4 Countries From $2,449 with $399 Air
Multiple sailing dates Dec 7 – Dec 19
Terms and Conditions
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.
2018-2020 RIVER CRUISE AND AIR SAVINGS: Offer valid on bookings made from June 01, 2018-June 30, 2018. 2-for-1 cruise plus FREE air valid on available 2018, 2019 & select 2020 departures of Grand European Tour, European Sojourn, Paris to the Swiss Alps (Mar & Apr), France’s Finest, Waterways of the Tsars and Kiev to the Black Sea. Air savings varies on other itineraries. Air offers valid on all North American gateways except Alaska, Hawaii, San Juan and Mexico City. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour offer. All prices are in US dollars and for US residents only. Additional restrictions may apply. 2018: Book by June 30, 2018; pay in full by June 30, 2018 or within 90 days of departure, if earlier. 2019: Book by June 30, 2018; pay in full by July 31, 2018. 2020: Book by June 30, 2018; pay in full by December 31, 2018. Offer expires June 30, 2018.
AIR UPGRADE: Upgrade to Premium Economy air from $795 per person or Business Class air from $2,995 per person based on select gateways and dates. Flat rate of $1,995 for Grand European Tour, France's Finest and European Sojourn on Suites and above. Additional airline-imposed baggage charges may apply; for more information visit Airline Luggage Restrictions. Air prices are per person based on cruise/cruisetour check-in date and include transfers plus all government taxes/fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until full payment of air is received. For more information about customized air services and US gateways, visit the Viking Air Plus page.
GENERAL RESTRICTIONS: Cruise fares listed are cruise only in US dollars, per person, based on double occupancy and for US residents only. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply. All fares and offers are for new bookings made EBD.OfferStarts}-June 30, 2018, are subject to availability; may not 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. Full cruise fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all stateroom categories and may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Air promotion applies to economy, roundtrip flights only from select Viking River Cruises US gateways and includes airport-to-ship or hotel transfers, air taxes and air fuel surcharges. 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. The cruise ship fuel surcharge is additional revenue to Viking Cruises, as are any additional charges relating to currency fluctuation other than for fully paid cruise fares and full fares, which fluctuations are beyond our control. 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.
AIR OFFER RESTRICTIONS: Offer expires June 30, 2018.
Note: U.S. flights depart one day prior to check-in date. Paid Business or Premium Economy Class may require travel in economy on flights within North America or Europe. Premium economy is limited to specific airlines and we may not be able to accommodate based on aircraft type and availability. Roundtrip airport transfers are included when air is purchased with a cruise or cruisetour package; if air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. All transfers must be in conjunction with a Viking-purchased cruise, cruisetour, land extension or extra hotel nights. Air prices are per person based on cruise/cruisetour check-in date and include transfers plus all government taxes/fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until full payment of air is received.