Christmas Market
Riverboat Cruise

  December 14-22, 2019

                      Germany - Nuremburg, Regensburg, Passau

                      Austria - Krems, Vienna

                      Hungary - Budapest

Viking Alta

Viking Atla - Our home away from home for the week.

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


We start on your overnight flight to begin our cruise in Nuremberg, Germany

Join us as we explore these beautiful places:

  • Germany - Nuremburg, Regensburg, Passau
  • Austria - Krems, Vienna
  • Hungary - Budapest


Day by Day Itinerary


Day 1 - Dec 14, 2019

Your Airport - USA

Depart for your fun-filled shopping trip to the Christmas Markets of Germany, Austria & Hungary on the Viking Atla.


Day 2 - Dec 15, 2019

Nuremberg, Germany


  • 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


  • River-view stateroom
  • Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • 40" flat-screen LCD TV with complimentary Movies On Demand
  • 110/220 volt outlets & USB ports
  • Refrigerator; security safe; hair dryer
  • Spacious glass-enclosed shower
  • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirror
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries; plush robes & slippers
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping


Extend your stay by purchasing Pre or Post stays


Pre-Stay in Budapest

Explore Hungary’s legendary capital city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the Castle District, venture across the Danube along the Chain Bridge and indulge in some delightful local cuisine.


  • 2 nights in Budapest: Budapest Marriott Hotel (or similar)
  • 2 breakfasts
  • Services of a Viking host
  • Hotel & ship transfers

Day 1 - Budapest

Transfer to the First-Class Budapest Marriott Hotel (or similar). Take the rest of the day to relax and sample some Hungarian cuisine. A Viking host is available to help you plan your time in Budapest so you can make the most of your visit.

Day 2 - Budapest

You have a full day to enjoy some of the sights and attractions of this beautiful city. Walk through Pest and do some shopping along Váci Street. Cross the Danube via the famous Chain Bridge to enjoy the hillier Buda neighborhoods. Tour the Hungarian National Gallery, visit the Bartók Museum or enjoy one of the city’s elegant thermal spas. (B)

Day 3 - Budapest

After breakfast, enjoy the morning at leisure before transferring to your ship in the afternoon. (B)

The following meals are included for all days as listed:
B = Breakfast

Post stay in Prague

Discover the Czech Republic’s vibrant capital, the “City of a Hundred Spires.” Tour Hradčany Castle, visit the Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral and stroll along the Charles Bridge.

Day 1 - Prague

We transfer you from your ship to the First-Class Corinthia Hotel Prague (or similar). The rest of the day is free to explore on your own and sample some of the hearty local cuisine. This evening, see the city’s monuments, like the National Theater, Prague Castle and the famous Charles Bridge, beautifully illuminated. A Viking host is available to help you plan your time in Prague so you can make the most of your visit.


Day 2 - Prague

Begin the day with a panoramic tour of Prague, including a guided walk through Prague Castle. Few cities embody the past as authentically as Prague, the Czech Republic’s atmospheric capital on the Vltava River that clings to its history with unwavering passion. Prague’s medieval architecture is its most prominent, but the city is also a rich repository of Romanesque, baroque and art nouveau buildings that stir the imagination. After your tour, enjoy a free afternoon and evening to visit some of the city’s landmarks or museums. (B)

Day 3 - Prague

You have a full day to further explore Prague. See more of the Old Town or check out some of Prague’s more modern sights like the Frank Gehry–designed Dancing House, an unusual office building inspired by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Walk across the Charles Bridge, see the mesmerizing Astronomical Clock and the poignant Lennon Wall, and stand in historic Wenceslas Square. Wander past the colorful cottages in Golden Lane, where Franz Kafka lived and worked. Or in the Jewish Quarter, see the 13th-century Altneuschul, Europe’s oldest, active synagogue. (B)

Day 4 - Prague

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

The following meals are included for all days as listed:
B = Breakfast


  • 3 nights in Prague: Corinthia Hotel Prague (or similar)
  • 3 breakfasts
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • Services of a Viking host
  • All transfers

The following meals are included for all days as listed:
B = Breakfast

Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.

Highlights of our Trip

Viking Alta
Viking Atla - Our home away from home for the week.