Passage to Eastern Europe on Viking Lofn
Budapest to Bucharest
Let us take you to the cities, towns and natural wonders of Eastern Europe. Visit capitals of Hungary, Serbia and Romania plus towns in Croatia and Bulgaria, and see the region’s dramatic scenery.
Behold Budapest’s grandeur. Witness Hungary’s daredevil Puszta horsemen. Visit a Croatian family’s Osijek home. View the Danube’s towering Iron Gate. Explore Belgrade’s Ottoman and European treasures, including 6th-century Kalemegdan Fortress. Make banitsa bread with a home cook in Vidin. See Bucharest’s 3,000-room Palace of Parliament. Once hidden behind the Iron Curtain, the eastern Danube still has secrets to reveal on this enriching cruisetour.
Our award-winning Viking Longships® showcase innovative engineering, streamlined Scandinavian design and understated elegance. Thoughtfully engineered to get you closer to your destination, they provide unprecedented levels of comfort, including spacious staterooms with full-size verandas, the largest suites on Europe’s rivers and the most al fresco dining.
The Norse goddess Lofn is so gracious that the mightiest of gods melts to her will. Even Odin himself, the chief god of Norse mythology, gives Lofn permission to arrange marriages. Whether the love that impassions men and women is right or wrong or approved by others does not concern her. Rather, she longs to nurture adoration at its purest, even if it means arranging marriages that are taboo.
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 ...