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					2009 Europe, Russia & China Itineraries
Viking River Cruises offers cruises and cruisetours along the rivers of Europe, Russia and China,
providing a deluxe, comfortable way to visit cosmopolitan cities and quaint villages with an emphasis
on history and culture. Here are Viking River Cruises 2009 itinerary offerings:

Europe’s Rhine, Main, Moselle & Danube Rivers
Follow these legendary rivers as they wind from the North Sea through Europe’s heart to the Black Sea:
•   Grand European Tour – 15 days Amsterdam to Budapest (or reverse) from $3,499 per person
•   Romantic Danube – 8 days Budapest to Nuremberg (or reverse) from $1,799 per person
•   Rhine Getaway – 8 days Amsterdam to Basel (or reverse) from $1,899 per person
•   Treasures of the Rhine – 15 days Basel to Antwerp (or reverse) from $2,999 per person
•   Cities of Light – 12 days Paris to Prague (or reverse) from $2,899 per person
•   Eastern European Odyssey – 16 days Bucharest to Nuremberg (or reverse) from $2,999 per person
•   Danube Explorer – 8 days Vienna to Nuremberg (or reverse) with seasonal Christmas Markets
    from $1,999 per person
•   Danube Holiday Delight – 8 days Passau to Nuremberg (or reverse) including seasonal Christmas
    Markets and full-day excursion to Salzburg, from $1,699 per person
•   Tulips & Windmills – 10 days roundtrip Amsterdam with Belgium from $1,999 per person


Best of France
Two combinable itineraries highlight this gourmet’s mecca and epitome of elegance:
•   Portraits of Southern France – 8 days Chalon to Avignon (or reverse) from $1,899 per person
•   Paris & the Heart of Normandy – 8 days Paris to Le Havre (or reverse) from $1,699 per person


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Former East Germany & the Elbe River
From the Czech Republic to former East Germany, the Elbe is an undiscovered destination:
•    Elegant Elbe – 12 days Magdeburg to Melnik (or reverse) including two overnights each in Berlin
     and Prague plus an 8-day cruise on the Elbe from $2,799 per person

Russia: Czars & Golden Ring Cities
Perfect for the more experienced traveler yearning to discover new sights:
•    Waterways of the Czars – 13 days St. Petersburg to Moscow (or reverse) with multiple overnights in
     both cities from $2,999 per person
•    Russian Rhapsody – 16 days, including three days in both Moscow and St. Petersburg plus a 13-day
     Volga cruise, from $3,699 per person

China, the Yangtze & Three Gorges
All cruisetours include overnights in Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai, plus the Yangtze’s Three Gorges:
•   China’s Cultural Delights – 17 days including 3 nights in Beijing, 1 in Xian and 2 in Shanghai, plus
    a 10-day cruise along the Yangtze from Chongqing to Wuhan (or reverse) from $3,799 per person
•   Imperial Jewels of China – 12 days including 3 nights in Beijing, 1 in Xian and 2 in Shanghai, plus
    a 6-day cruise along the Yangtze from Chongqing to Wuhan (or reverse) from $2,699 per person
•   Roof of the World – 16 days including 3 nights each in Beijing and Lhasa, 1 in Xian and 2 in
    Shanghai, plus a 6-day cruise along the Yangtze from Chongqing to Wuhan (or reverse) from
    $4,299 per person

Low-cost flights and included transfers are also available, plus guided pre- and post- packages in
Amsterdam, Prague, Helsinki, Hong Kong & Guilin, Budapest, Lucerne, Paris, Munich, Bucharest &
Transylvania and Vienna, plus new packages in the Baltic Capitals, Brussels, Switzerland, London, the
Channel Islands, Nice & the French Riviera and Istanbul for a complete vacation experience.
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                  For more information, contact Stephanie Horn at Viking River Cruises
                           (818) 594-8402; USmedia@vikingrivercruises.com