Christmas on the Rhine & Moselle on Viking Freya
Zürich to Paris
Revel in yuletide cheer as you discover beloved European holiday traditions. Admire festive displays and browse Christmas markets full of local delicacies and handicrafts on this 12-day cruise tour.
Revel in yuletide cheer as you discover beloved European holiday traditions during this scenic 12-day cruise tour. Admire festive seasonal displays in Paris, the vibrantly lit facade of the cathedral in Reims and Alsatian bonhomie in Strasbourg. Browse stalls full of local delicacies and handicrafts at the charming Christmas markets of Trier, Koblenz and Mannheim, and enjoy a warm mug of glühwein while in the shadow of the Alps in Zürich.
Freya, daughter of Njord, is the goddess of love, beauty and fertility. She is sister to Freyr, the god of harvest, and together they ensure good crops and large families. Famous for her beauty, Freya has a passion for fine jewelry. In exchange for the golden necklace, Brisinga, made by four dwarves, she agrees to spend a day and a night with each. Her name means “lady.”
Viking® brings you closer to the cultures of the world with destination-focused itineraries on the rivers of Europe. You are invited to sail with like-minded travelers on The Thinking Person’s Cruise®. What this entails for you is a culturally rich, immersive experience including enriching shore excursions, insightful lectures, Destination Performances, cooking demonstrations and regionally inspired cuisine—designed to help you explore and engage wi ...