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Cities of Light

Combine hotel stays in the romantic city of Paris and historic Prague, with a 7-night cruise along the Rhine and Moselle. Includes flights, transfers and excursions

Fly Cruise
11 nights from £3085pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Pont Alexandre, Paris
  • Cochem
  • Wurzburg
  • Bamberg
  • Prague
  • Charles Bridge, Prague

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This fascinating journey includes two nights each in two of Europe's most glorious cities, Paris and Prague, plus a scenic river cruise along the Moselle, Rhine and Main Rivers.

A tour takes in the highlights of Paris and there is time to make your own discoveries before transferring to Trier for a 7-night cruise. Visits the charming town of Cochem, the wine-growing town of Bernkastel and ancient Heidelberg with wine-tastings along the way.

Bamberg is a World Heritage Site where there is a walking tour before enjoying the picturesque landscape of vineyard-clad hillsides on this scenic cruise. Transfer to Prague for a two-night stay, which includes a tour taking in its major landmarks.

R135 Operated by Viking River Cruises

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Cities of Light Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Paris (France)

Fly from the UK to Paris and transfer to your hotel for a 2-night stay. Enjoy free time in the city or join the welcome walk.

Day 2 - Paris

Today's tour includes driving along the Champs Elysees, past the Arc de Triomphe to the Louvre. Enjoy free time at leisure this afternoon. (B)

Day 3 - Luxembourg - Trier (Germany)

Today, visit the Luxembourg American Cemetery and pay homage to the many Americans who lost their lives during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. See the city of Luxembourg on a guided city tour and continue to Trier to embark your ship. (B, D)

Day 4 - Trier - Bernkastel

Take a morning tour of Trier, Germany's oldest city and see the wonderfully preserved Roman Porta Nigra, Trier Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady. This afternoon, enjoy scenic cruising along the Moselle to Bernkastel. After dinner there is the choice to take a walk through cobblestone this charming town, or join an optional wine-tasting excursion in this famous wine region. (B, L, D)

Day 5 - Cochem - Winnigen

Enjoy a walking tour of Cochem this morning, visiting the Reichsburg Castle, before cruising to Winnigen this afternoon. There is free time in Winnigen this evening to walk the cobbled streets or hear folktales on board. (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Koblenz

Take a tour of Marksburg Castle, the only Rhine fortress that was never destroyed. Return to the ship in Braubach and cruise along the historic Middle Rhine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B, L, D)

Day 7 - Heidelberg

Enjoy a full-day's excursion to Heidelberg, home to Germany's oldest university. Tour the imposing red sandstone ruins of Heidelberg Castle. Later take a guided walk of the Old Town and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 8 - Wurzburg

Disembark in Karlstadt and take an excursion to the Franconian wine town of Wurzburg for a tour of the Bishops' Residenz, a beautiful Baroque palace. Enjoy free time this afternoon or take an optional excursion along the 'Romantic Road' to Rothenburg. (B, L, D)

Day 9 - Bamberg

Cruise along the Main River this morning, arriving in Bamberg after lunch. Take a walking tour of the well-preserved Old Town area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then perhaps sample some of the famous local smoked beer. (B, L, D)

Day 10 - Nuremberg - Prague (Czech Republic)

Today take a guided tour of Nuremberg including the ruins of Zeppelin Field and the Palace of Justice. Transfer to Prague and check in to the hotel for a 2-night stay. (B)

Day 11 - Prague

This morning's tour of the 'City of a Hundred Spires' takes you through the Old Town to the famed Charles Bridge, then travel to Hradcany for a tour inside Prague Castle and St Vitus Cathedral. Spend the rest of the day exploring at leisure. (B)

Day 12 - Prague - UK

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board cruise on board a Viking Longship
  • Return economy class flights from London or selected regional airports
  • 2 night hotel stay in Paris and 2 night hotel stay in Prague
  • Complimentary house wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Guided excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • All port and airport taxes
  • Transfers as stated
  • Gratuities on board

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance

Cruise Extensions

  • Paris Extension Enjoy a 2-night pre-cruise extension in Paris at the Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower Hotel (or similar) from £389pp. Please contact us for details.
  • Prague Extension Enjoy a 2-night post-cruise extension in Prague at the Hilton Prague Hotel (or similar) from £309pp. Please contact us for details.
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 24th - Paris to Prague - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3085
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  • May
    • May 8th - Paris to Prague - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3385
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    • May 29th - Prague to Paris - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3385
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  • June
    • Jun 5th - Paris to Prague - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3385
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    • Jun 19th - Paris to Prague - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3385
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  • July
    • Jul 3rd - Paris to Prague - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3185
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  • August
    • Aug 7th - Prague to Paris - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3185
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  • September
    • Sep 4th - Prague to Paris - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3385
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    • Sep 11th - Paris to Prague - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3385
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  • October
    • Oct 16th - Prague to Paris - Sailing on: Viking Longships From: £3085
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