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’ll 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 – Bergen or Bergen – Basel
15 Days • 11 Guided Tours • 6 Countries

June 2, 2019

Tour highlights of the legendary Rhine River, then discover Nordic wonders 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 North Sea to the seaside village of Skagen, Denmark. Set off for Norway’s dramatic fjord landscapes, journeying from vibrant Oslo and history-rich Kristiansand to cosmopolitan Stavanger and spectacularly scenic Flåm. Disembark in historic Bergen, a city with deep Viking roots.

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Day 1RiverBasel, 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 2RiverBreisach, GermanyBreisach is located in one of the warmest parts of Germany, next to Alsace, which is famous for its wine growing.
Day 3RiverStrasbourg, FranceThanks to its location at the border of France and Germany, Strasbourg boasts a convivial mix of cultural influences.
Day 4RiverHeidelberg, GermanyGermany’s oldest university town, Heidelberg and its castle are situated in the Neckar Valley just east of the Rhine.
Day 5RiverKoblenz, 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 6RiverCologne, 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 7RiverKinderdijk, 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 8River/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 Sun to continue your Viking Voyage by ocean.
Day 9OceanCruise the North SeaThe North Sea has been central to Europe’s history, from Viking voyages to oil drilling.
Day 10OceanSkagen, DenmarkThe northernmost point of Denmark, Skagen is a charming old fishing village.
Day 11OceanOslo, NorwayOslo brims with scenic beauty, Viking history and artistic heritage.
Day 12OceanKristiansand, NorwayKristiansand is a vibrant city with an inviting Old Town and a historic fortress.
Day 13OceanStavanger, Norway
Stavanger’s Old Town has Europe’s highest concentration of 17th- and 18th-century wooden buildings.
Day 14OceanFlåm, NorwayNestled in the breathtaking Aurlandsfjord, Flåm enjoys a spectacular setting.
Day 15OceanBergen, NorwayBergen, with its historic Bryggen wharf, exudes the quaint character of a fishing village.

Stateroom Pricing - Rhine & Viking Shores & Fjords

Prices are per person based on double occupancy.

StateroomBrochure FareSpecial FareAvailability
Standard + Veranda£6,085£4,495SOLD OUT
French Balcony + Deluxe Veranda£7,035£5,445SOLD OUT
Veranda + Penthouse Veranda£8,285£6,695SOLD OUT
Veranda Suite + Penthouse Suite£10,285£8,695SOLD OUT
Explorer Suite on both£13,585£11,995SOLD OUT
Explorer Suite + Owner's Suite£15,985£14,395SOLD OUT

Extend Your Cruise (Basel-Bergen)

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.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: Price listed is per person based on double occupancy. The up to £1500 discount is considered a single offer. Offer expires 28 February 2018.

TRAVEL PROTECTION: You are responsible for ensuring that you and all other persons included in the booking satisfy all passport, visa, travel insurance and health certificate requirements and we accept no responsibility for any refusal of travel or entry into any destination or for any liabilities, losses, delays or expenses incurred through any irregularity in such documentation. You must take out insurance suitable for your needs before you travel. We cannot be held responsible for any costs you incur as a result of failing to do so.

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FLIGHT UPGRADES: Club Europe/Business class upgrades from £350 per person (subject to availability).

SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS: Single supplements apply, please call for details.

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