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Rhine Getaway

8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 4 Countries | Viking Sigyn
June 14 - 21, 2022

Outside Stateroom - Standard (F)
$3,899 CAD per person*
BONUS*:
$200 Onboard Spending Money per stateroom
A bonus from Maritime Travel

WE INCLUDE MORE FEATURES & SERVICES THAN OTHERS:
One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
Visits to UNESCO Sites
Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
Port taxes & fees
Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase

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Castles & cathedrals
Explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine. Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taste the region’s renowned white wines, the roots of its terraced vineyards reaching back to Roman times. Savor the various culinary traditions of Alsace. From Amsterdam and Cologne to Basel, this journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture.

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ITINERARY

DAY 1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Arrive in Amsterdam, then transfer to your ship.* After boarding, the afternoon is yours to relax or explore the city on your own. If your arrival schedule permits, you may wish to visit the Rijksmuseum, or the van Gogh Museum next door. (Dinner)

DAY 2
Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
This morning we sail to Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a tour of this ingenious network of windmills and other flood management devices. You learn why the windmills were built and see how they work, plus you enter a working windmill for a tour of its mechanisms and living quarters. Return on board for lunch and an enjoyable afternoon of Dutch diversions: sample handcrafted Dutch cheeses and jenever, a distilled juniper liquor, and take in a culturally enriching presentation on the Dutch Golden Age. We cruise through the night. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 3
Cologne, Germany
Begin your day with a morning tour of Cologne, Germany’s fourth largest city. Stroll through Old Town past St. Martin’s Church and see the Dom, Germany’s largest cathedral and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend your free time enjoying Cologne’s atmospheric waterfront, or perhaps join an optional excursion on which you ascend to the Dom’s roof for up-close views of the cathedral’s architecture and bird’s-eye vistas of Cologne. Afterward, return on board for dinner. Alternately, you may set off on an optional excursion to explore Cologne’s spirited beer culture, sampling Kölsch, a light, crisp beer brewed only in Cologne, and enjoying a brauhaus dinner. After, return to your ship for a late-evening departure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 4
Koblenz & Rüdesheim, Germany
Proceed along the Rhine, disembarking for a lively and informative tour of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Alternately, choose an optional excursion to tour the 700-year-old Marksburg Castle, or enjoy an optional guided exploration of Koblenz on foot. After, enjoy an onboard lunch as you cruise the scenic Middle Rhine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where turreted castles and fortresses overlook the river from their hilltop posts. Arrive in Rüdesheim in the late afternoon. Spend free time in the pedestrian-only Drosselgasse and sample a glass of locally produced wine at one of the restaurants or wine bars. Dine on board your ship, or in town if you prefer. You may also choose to experience one of our optional dinners on shore tonight. We depart after midnight. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 5
Speyer, Germany
Cruise into midmorning as you enjoy the passing scenery. After lunch, enjoy an included tour to visit the historic town of Speyer and take in views of the imposing Speyer Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in the 11th century on the site of a former basilica, the building’s design influenced Romanesque architecture for centuries to come, and is the final resting place of eight German monarchs. Alternatively, after breakfast, you may choose to disembark for a full day tour of Heidelberg, the home of Germany’s oldest university, founded in 1386. Visit the beautiful sandstone ruins of imposing Heidelberg Castle and admire the Neckar River Valley. Continue with a walking tour through Old Town to Heidelberg’s renowned gates. After lunch, visit the historic town of Speyer on your way back to your ship. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 6
Strasbourg, France
We dock this morning in Kehl and disembark for a guided tour of Strasbourg. See the European Parliament and tour the interior of the city’s famed cathedral. The afternoon is free to further explore this Alsatian city’s blend of French and German cultures, resplendent churches, medieval covered bridges, verdant parks and handsome art nouveau and modernist architecture. Alternately, join our optional excursion into Alsatian wine country for an informative winery tour and tasting. Or, spend your full day exploring culinary Strasbourg on an optional excursion; as you explore the city and take in its sights, savor samples of the renowned Alsatian cuisine, from regional dessert specialties and meats to wine pairings with local foods. On board this evening, enjoy a Taste of Germany dinner event. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 7
Breisach, Germany
Arrive in Breisach this morning, gateway to the Black Forest. Take a scenic excursion through the area’s renowned mountain landscape, rolling meadows and dense forests. Once there, visit a local workshop to see a cuckoo clock-making demonstration, and learn how Black Forest Cake is made. Return to your ship for lunch. This afternoon, perhaps join an optional excursion to the quaint Alsatian town of Colmar to discover the storybook charm of its streets lined with medieval, Gothic and Renaissance buildings, and visit a fine arts museum. Alternately, choose an optional excursion that explores Colmar’s World War II history. Dine on board this evening and cruise on through the night. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 8
Basel, Switzerland
After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the airport for your return flight.* Or, extend your journey with 2 nights in Lucerne or Basel, or 3 nights in Lake Como. (Breakfast)

 

ABOUT VIKING SIGYN

Longship Features
95 comfortable outside staterooms (25 Standard Staterooms, 22 French Balcony Staterooms, 39 Veranda Staterooms, 7 Veranda Suites, 2 Explorer Suites)
All suites feature two full-size rooms with a veranda off the living room & a French balcony in the bedroom
Sun Deck with 360-degree views & shaded sitting area; organic herb garden & solar panels; putting green & walking track
Aquavit Terrace & Lounge, a revolutionary indoor/outdoor viewing area at the bow of the ship for al fresco dining
Viking Lounge & Bar with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
Restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows for panoramic views
Library & onboard shop
Elevator from Middle to Upper Deck only; no elevator access for categories E & F
Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
Laundry service
Ecologically friendly hybrid engines producing less vibrations for a smoother ride
40" flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, National Geographic & more

STANDARD STATEROOM (F) FEATURES

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Stateroom size: 150 sq ft
River-view stateroom with half-height picture window
Hotel-style bed 79 in x 63 in (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows
Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
40" flat-screen Sony TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX, National Geographic & more
110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror
Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers available upon request
Bottled water replenished daily
Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
Space under bed for storing suitcases
Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
View the Standard Stateroom in our 360° Longship Tour

 


*Terms & Conditions:
All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in the stateroom category specified, cruise only, includes all applicable savings and subject to availability. Airfare extra. Rates may vary by ship, departure date, and stateroom category. All rates, savings, offers and itineraries are subject to availability and change without notice. Savings and offers may be withdrawn at any time. Note: Itineraries may be reversed. Virtuoso exclusive shipboard credit per stateroom valid as of 1/1/21. Shipboard credit valid only for itineraries and sailing dates listed. Itineraries may be reversed. $500 shipboard credit per stateroom applicable to select Grand European Tour, Paris & the Swiss Alps, Cities of Light, Viking Homelands, Into the Midnight Sun, Mediterranean Odyssey, South America & the Chilean Fjords, Panama Canal & Central America, Mediterranean Antiquities dates featured; limit $500 per
stateroom. $200 shipboard credit per stateroom applicable to select Greek Odyssey, Viking Shores & Fjords, Rhine Getaway, Romantic Danube, Danube Waltz, Russia & the
Baltic Sea, Empires of the Mediterranean, Ancient Mediterranean Treasures, Alaska & the Inside Passage dates featured; limit $200 per stateroom. Shipboard credit valid only
for itineraries and sailing dates listed. Offer combinable with Group Rates, Past Passenger discounts, and special cruise pricing offer. Offer is not combinable with Future Cruise
Credit vouchers. Shipboard credit must be requested by Virtuoso travel advisor at the time of booking. Travel advisor must reference Virtuoso amenity and voyage ID at time
of booking to receive amenities. No cash value. Additional terms and conditions apply; see viking.com for details. Shipboard credit offer expires 12/31/21. CST# 2052644-40