Viking Cruises experience French cuisine & culture, with 3 itineraries to choose from!

Viking Cruises experience French cuisine & culture, with 3 itineraries to choose from!

The best of France awaits you, with airfare from $649 CAD

Book your trip to France, so they can experience the country’s enduring culture and culinary delights. Now through October 31, book your itinerary with the option of paying later. Our cruise fares include everything they need to travel in comfort—a complimentary shore excursion in every port; musical performances; beer and wine with lunch and dinner, and more.

3 itineraries to choose from:

Paris & the Heart of Normandy

8 Days | Paris to Paris

Cruise from $2,699 CAD per person,
plus Air from $649 CAD*
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Guests will celebrate French history, art and culture on this enriching Seine River cruise. You can experience World War II history on the beaches of Normandy, admire the Gothic architecture of Rouen, stroll Monet’s gardens at Giverny and tour Château Gaillard in Les Andelys.



Châteaux, Rivers & Wine

8 Days | Bordeaux to Bordeaux

Cruise from $3,199 CAD per person,
plus Air from $799 CAD*
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You will journey through a region famous for its fine wine and cuisine. They can admire Bordeaux’s historic monuments, grand architecture and enriching museums before cruising through esteemed wine country. This journey is bookended by enriching overnight stays, allowing ample time to explore.



Cities of Light

12 Days | Paris to Prague

Cruise from $3,999 CAD per person,
plus Air from $699 CAD*
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Bookended by two nights in Paris and Prague, this itinerary cruises the enchanting Moselle, Rhine and Main Rivers through Germany, where you will visit Reichsburg Castle, well-preserved Marksburg Castle and the sandstone ruins of Heidelberg Castle. Then, you can explore the Franconian wine town of Würzburg.


Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

You will visit the following 3 places:

Paris

Paris

Paris is the capital and largest city in France, situated on the river Seine in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. The city of Paris, within its administrative limits largely unchanged since 1860, has an estimated population of 2,193,031, but the Paris metropolitan area has a population of 11,836,970, and is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe. In 2009 and 2010, the city has been ranked among the three most important and influential cities in the world, among the first three "European cities of the future" according to a research published by Financial Times and among the top ten cities in the world in which to live according to the British review Monocle.  The city is the home of the most visited art museum in the world; ''the Louvre'' as well as the ''Musée d'Orsay'' noted for its collection of French Impressionist art, and the ''Musée National d'Art Moderne'' a museum of modern and contemporary art. The notable architectural landmarks of Paris include Notre Dame Cathedral (12th century); the Sainte-Chapelle (13th century); the Eiffel Tower (1889); and the Basilica of Sacré-Cœur on Montmartre (1914). In 2014 Paris received 22.4 million visitors, making it one of the world's top tourist destinations. It is also known for its fashion, particularly the twice-yearly Paris Fashion Week, and for its haute cuisine, and three-star restaurants. Most of France's major universities and grandes écoles are located in Paris, as are France's major newspapers, including Le Monde, Le Figaro, and Libération.

Prague

Prague

Prague, is situated on the Vltava River in central Bohemia. It is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. The city proper is home to about 1.3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of over 2.3 million. It has been a political, cultural and economic center of Europe and particularly central Europe for the over 1,100 years of its existence. For centuries, during the Gothic and Renaissance eras, Prague was the permanent seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus was also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. The city played roles in the Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years' War, and in 20th-century history, both during the two World Wars and during the post-war Communist era. 

Bordeaux

Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in southwest France, with an estimated (2008) population of 250,082. The Bordeaux-Arcachon-Libourne metropolitan area, has a population of 1,010,000 and constitutes the sixth-largest urban area in France. It is the capital of the Aquitaine region, as well as the prefecture of the Gironde department. Its inhabitants are called Bordelais. Bordeaux is the world's major wine industry capital. It is home to the world's main wine fair, Vinexpo, while the wine economy in the metro area moves 14.5 billion euros each year. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the eighth century. The historic part of the city is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as "an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble" of the 18th century.

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