Viking - Vive La France Winter Wanderlust Sale
Viking River Cruise Winter Wanderlust Sale


Vive la France!

The rivers of France deliver you to some of the world’s most celebrated places: majestic Bordeaux and gastronomic Lyon, historic Normandy and picturesque Provence, and of course elegant Paris. No matter the waterway, the Rhône River or the Seine River, the Dordogne or the Gironde, a France river cruise with Viking will immerse you in a culture rich in wine, art, food and tradition. Explore via its graceful waterways on one of their France cruises below.


Bordeaux Round-Trip  •  8 days  •  7 guided tours  •  1 country

From $3,495 per person
Sail from March – December 2019

Explore Bordeaux like never before! Discover the ports, vineyards, farms and forests of Aquitaine, once Europe’s richest kingdom. See Bordeaux’s fountains and cellars. Hunt for truffles in Périgord, then taste them in a home-cooked meal. Create your own personal blend of Cognac at the Camus distillery. Savor France’s finest oysters fresh from the bay at Arcachon. Sip Saint-Émilion, Médoc and Sauternes in their own terroir on an 8-day cruise through Bordeaux—a region synonymous with fine wine and finer living.


Lyon – Avignon, or Vice Versa  •  8 days  •  7 guided tours  •  1 country

From $3,395 per person
Sail from March – November 2019

Tour lands of fine wine and cuisine. Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class. Discover Roman Provence at Les Arènes amphitheater and the Pont du Gard. Explore Avignon’s Palace of the Popes. Excite your palate in Lyon, capital of French gastronomy. Savor Beaujolais wines. Hunt for truffles and see how chèvre cheese is made. Come witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this 8-day Rhône cruise.


Paris Round-Trip  •  8 days  •  7 guided tours  •  1 country

From $3,295 per person
Sail from March – December 2019

Enjoy Paris and Norman treasures. Explore Giverny and visit the beautiful gardens and charming farmhouse where impressionist painter Claude Monet lived and worked, the setting that inspired many of his masterpieces. Trace the footsteps of Joan of Arc in Rouen. Walk hallowed ground at Normandy’s American Military Cemetery and World War II beaches. Savor Normandy cuisine, and visit a farm where these delicacies are made. This 8-day cruise along the Seine River celebrates history, art, food, customs and all things Français in the country’s most dazzling urbane and pastoral settings.


Book any of these incredible cruises before 31 July 2018 and fly return in Economy to Europe from only $995 per person.
Or upgrade to Premium Economy return flights from $2,000 per person.


A Viking journey is all about exploration, and some of your most surprising discoveries are on board. Their ships are not only beautiful, but interesting too. Each space is created to put you in touch with your surroundings. From the numerous outdoor lounge areas to the fascinating selection of books found throughout the ship, and the extraordinary views from the Explorers’ Lounge, there are endless ways in which you can get close to the wonderful world through which you are travelling. At Viking, they believe in offering you extraordinarily well-designed cruises that bring you closer to the cultures of the world.


After leading the river cruise industry for two decades, they have taken that small ship, destination-focused experience to the sea. On a Viking ocean ship, you will sail into the heart of your destination. The size of their vessels allows them to dock where the mega-liners that dominate the world’s ports today cannot.


Expand your horizons on elegant, intimate ships designed down to the most minute detail. They have no casinos or children’ pools, instead they have created graceful rooms designed for your comfort and serenity – open, light-filled spaces to inspire and refresh you along your journey.


  • Your own private veranda
  • 24-hour room service
  • Choice of 10 dining venues
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Nordic spa facilities
  • Unlimited free Wi-Fi
  • Enriching culture
  • Evening entertainment
  • A shore excursion in every port
  • All day tea and coffee
  • Self-service laundry
  • No nasty surprises


Speak to us about other available dates for the above mentioned cruises.


These cruises are available for departures between March and December 2019.


Return Economy flights to Europe from $995 per person return when booked before 31 July 2018.
Or upgrade to Premium Economy from $2,000 per person.

Safe travels from Travel Partners Australia ✈️


Terms and conditions: *Prices are per person, twin share in AUD, based on the lead category specified (unless stated otherwise) and inclusive of all discounts, taxes and charges (which are subject to change). Offer valid for new bookings only when booked before 31 July 2018, unless sold out prior. All savings and bonus nights (if applicable) are included in the advertised price. Prices are subject to change based on availability and may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Flights are based on the best available airfare at time of publication and are subject to availability and change. The fly return offer and price applies to select travel dates and booking class and prices may fluctuate based on availability. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Air surcharges may apply during peak travel periods. Applicable charges will apply for changes. Flights will be booked with an airline provider of Viking’s choice and tickets will be booked upon receipt of deposit. Airline tickets are non refundable at all times and fees and charges will apply for changes thereafter. General: Prices correct from publication but is subject to change at the discretion of the cruise operator and may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Limited availability in peak periods. All offers and prices are subject to availability and can change without notice. Amounts payable to third parties not included. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Cancellation and change fees will apply. Booking may be subject to compulsory credit card fees and service charges. Other conditions apply. Travel Partners Australia reserve the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. ff681d


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