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  • New River Cruise Itineraries for 2013

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    Paris & Normandy (11 days) -- This vacation includes two nights in Paris and a weeklong cruise on the Seine River. A shorter eight-day trip is also available.

    Jewels of France (21 days) -- Sail two French rivers, the Seine and the Rhone, plus spend three nights in Barcelona, Spain. This one also has a cruise-only option available.

    Port Wine & Flamenco (8 days) -- Wind through the Douro River Valley of Portugal, past dramatic gorges, lush vineyards and sleepy fishing villages.

    Enticing Douro (12 days) -- This itinerary combines a Douro River sailing with three hotel nights in Lisbon.

    Impressions of France & Portugal (20 days) -- First, spend a week cruising the Seine. Then fly to Lisbon for four nights in a hotel and more sightseeing, followed by a weeklong sailing on the Douro River.

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    Tulips of Northern Holland (8 days) -- These springtime departures, when the tulips are in bloom, combine well-known sights with off-the-beaten-track gems in the Netherlands.

    Austrian Highlights & Bavaria (9 days) -- Cruise the Danube between Vienna and Passau, and also spend three hotel nights in Munich. A highlight of the Munich portion is an excursion to King Ludwig's fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle. A six-day cruise-only version also is available.

    Capitals of Central Europe (10 days) -- Central Europe's splendid capitals are showcased on this land and cruise trip -- Prague, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. A shorter cruise-only version, without Prague, is offered.

    Highlights of Germany (13 days) -- This trip starts with three nights in Munich, including a Neuschwanstein Castle visit. Then explore the cities and medieval towns along the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers on a cruise. You also can opt for a cruise-only version without the Munich stay.

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    Bon Voyage! France Family River Cruise (10 days) -- This is a kid-friendly itinerary that starts with a two-night hotel stay in Paris. Then you'll take the high-speed TGV train to Lyon, where the Swiss Emerald riverboat awaits for your weeklong Rhone cruise.

    Artistic Impressions: Monte Carlo to Paris (14 days) -- This art-inspired trip visits world-famous museums, an artist's studio and the sights that inspired painters like Van Gogh and Cezanne; the cruise portion travels the Saone and Rhone rivers.

    Uniworld River Cruises

    Venice & the Po River (8 days) -- Explore romantic Venice, see Byzantine mosaics in Ravenna, and roam the streets of Padua, home to Italy's second-oldest university.

    Splendors of Italy (13 days) -- This combines the Po sailing above, a two-night hotel stay in Florence and a three-night stay in Rome.

    Highlights of Eastern Europe (8 days) -- Cruise through five countries (Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia and Serbia) on a Danube voyage between Vienna and Belgrade.

    Grand Danube & Prague (17 days) -- This extends the itinerary described above farther west, through Austria's Wachau Valley, to German cities like Passau and Regensburg, and to Prague in the Czech Republic.

    Grand European Highlights (22 days) -- This three-river trip -- on the Danube, Main and Rhine -- provides a fantastic perspective on Central Europe, from the Middle Ages to the vibrant present.

    Enchanting Christmas & New Year's Cruise (11 days) -- Spend Christmas Eve in medieval Passau, Christmas Day in Salzburg and New Year's Eve in Budapest on this holiday-themed trip.

    Viking River Cruises

    Portugal's River of Gold (10 days) -- After two nights in Lisbon, guests board a riverboat for a Douro River cruise to terraced vineyards, historic monasteries, grand castles and picturesque towns. You'll also venture into Spain to visit medieval Salamanca.

    Grand Rivers of Europe (22 days) -- This trip joins Viking's popular one-week Rhine Getaway from Basel to Amsterdam with a two-week Grand European Tour from Amsterdam to Budapest.

    European Sojourn (23 days) -- Another sweeping itinerary, this one winds through eight countries on its route between Amsterdam and Bucharest 

  
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