2024 : Christmas on the Danube : Regensburg to Budapest

Sail to charming cities & villages

Discover grand cities, medieval towns and quaint villages along the 'Blue Danube,' highlighting three countries: Hungary, Austria and Germany. Stroll among the stalls at Budapest's Christmas market and immerse yourself in the cheerful atmosphere of Vienna as you shop for handmade decorations. Visit the fairy-tale village of Regensburg, one of Europe's best-preserved cities, and delight in the city's joyful festivities.

Viking Inclusive Value


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


  • Outside staterooms with river view
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Voltage: 220V & 110V (US outlet), plus USB ports
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed with optional twin-bed configuration
  • All Upper & Middle Deck staterooms have a full veranda or French balcony (a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door)
  • Private bathroom with shower; heated floor & anti-fog mirror; premium Freyja toiletries; robes & slippers (upon request)
  • 40" or 42" flat-screen Sony TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX & more
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & individual climate control
  • * All amenities on board Viking Longships; amenities vary on other ships.

    Day By Day

    Day 1 - Regensburg, Germany

    Stroll the medieval, UNESCO-listed city's streets and enjoy sausages at the Alte Wurstkuche.

    Day 2 - Regensburg, Germany

    Sample delicious traditional Knackersemmel, perhaps with a warming gluhwein.

    Day 3 - Passau, Germany

    Enjoy an array of tasty treats at the market and soak up the atmosphere of a Bavarian yuletide.

    Day 4 - Scenic Sailing: Wachau Valley & Krems and Vienna, Austria

    Sail the picturesque Wachau Valley, a UNESCO Site, and admire views of hillside vineyards. Visit Gottweig Abbey, admiring its ceiling frescoes, grand staircase, library and church. Admire Vienna's architecture, linger at a cafe or visit the Hapsburgs' Schonbrunn Palace.

    Day 5 - Vienna, Austria

    Immerse in the fairytale atmosphere of Vienna's markets and shop for unique gifts.

    Day 6 - Vienna, Austria

    Discover the delights of Vienna and browse the museums or enjoy a Viennese pastry.

    Day 7 - Scenic Sailing: Danube Bend & Budapest, Hungary

    Sail along the scenic Danube and see stunning landscapes unfurl as you pass quaint towns. Witness skaters on the outdoor ice rink and sample tasty seasonal delicacies.

    Day 8 - Budapest, Hungary

    Explore Buda's Castle District and modern Pest, and sample delicious local food.

  • Call (214) 206-4488 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17096098

    Cruise Line
    Viking River Cruises
    Offer valid through 3/31/2023
    8 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Jarl

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    Day 1Regensburg  
    Day 2Regensburg  
    Day 3Passau  
    Day 4Scenic Sailing: Wachau Valley & Krems and Vienna  
    Day 5Vienna  
    Day 6Vienna  
    Day 7Scenic Sailing: Danube Bend & Budapest  
    Day 8Budapest  

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