14 nights onboard Viking Kadlin

Capitals of Eastern Europe

Winners 2022 Favourite River Cruise Line

Daughter of Norse Nobility

Kadlin was the daughter of Rolf (also called Rollo), a Norse nobleman who conquered and ruled over the Viking principality that became known as Normandy.

Leaving from: Vienna
Cruise ship: Viking Kadlin
Departure date: 24th May 2026
Leaving from: Vienna Vienna Vienna Bratislava and 14 more stops
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Viking is the largest river cruise line operators in the world, with a fleet of 76 ships running sailings across four continents on an army of award-winning ships. The river arm of Viking is just one of Viking's cruise options, the super-premium Norwegian ocean cruise line known for its superlative cruise experience, small ships with Scandi-chic interiors and fantastic destination and cultural enrichment programme.

On the river, Viking offers cruisers the chance to sail in Europe, Asia, Africa and the US, offering facilities like sundeck swimming pools, relaxing Aquavit terraces and well-stocked libraries. Continually making new additions and expanding, Viking has recently upped its Nile river cruise game with two new ships, and also sails the Mississippi river.

The cruise line also champions themed cruises, taking passengers to the likes of the Passion Play at Oberammergau and offering exclusive pre-and post-cruise land tours.

190
Passengers
50
Crew
2016
Launched
5000t
Tonnage
135m
Length
29m
Width
15kts
Speed
4
Decks
EUR
Currency
Cruise Itinerary
Days 1 - 3
Vienna, Austria
Day 4
Bratislava, Slovakia
Day 4
River travel
Days 5 - 6
Budapest, Hungary
Day 7
Mohács, Hungary
Day 8
Vukovar, Croatia
Day 8
Ilok, Croatia
Day 9
Novi Sad, Serbia
Day 10
Belgrade, Serbia
Day 11
Donji Milanovac, Serbia
Day 11
River travel
Day 12
Vidin, Bulgaria
Day 13
Pleven, Bulgaria
Days 14 - 15
Constanta, Romania
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Days 1 - 3
Vienna, Austria
Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria. Located on the Danube River in the East of the country, the city is renowned for its strong music heritage and rich culture, and is the largest German speaking city in the world, outside of Berlin. In 2001, Vienna was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts magnificent architecture. The city is home to over 27 castles and 150 palaces including the symbolic Gothic St Stephen’s Cathedral and the iconic Schönbrunn Palace. Art and music are in abundance and all tastes are catered for. Live music venues offer everything from Rock to Opera. Enjoy world class performances at Vienna State Opera and experience the epicentre of international concert life at Musikverein. Modern and historical art can be found in indoor and outdoor spaces around the city, and a visit to the famous Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM) is highly recommended. Enjoy views of the city from the Danube Tower and the Giant Ferris Wheel, then relax in the ample cosy coffee houses, cafes, bars and restaurants where traditional and international cuisines are served, as well as the locally produced wines.
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Day 4
Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratislava is the capital city of Slovakia and is located along the Danube a river on the borders of Austria and Hungary. The city is surrounded by the Little Carpathians Mountains and vineyards as well as its iconic reconstructed Bratislava Castle overlooking Old Town. The castle offers a picturesque view of the city, the neighbouring countries and is home to the Museum of History. Bratislava offers a blend of historic and modern attractions including the Old Town Hall, now home to the Bratislava City Museum, the UFO Bridge, Martin’s Cathedral, Michael’s Gate and Blue Church St Elizabeth’s. Bratislava is home to one of the oldest city parks in Central Europe and is popular with walkers, runners and cyclists as is the city forest park and foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. The city is popular for its locally brewed beers and has many micro-breweries and underground beer cellars. The local cuisine of Bratislava is an eclectic influence of European cultures including Slovak, Hungarian, Austrian and German and serves as a reminder of the history of this cosmopolitan city. However, visitors will find an array of offerings to suit all tastes with lunch being the main meal of the day and roast goose with lokse considered a signature dish of the area.
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Day 4
River travel
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Days 5 - 6
Budapest, Hungary
Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and is located over the River Danube. It is one of the largest cities in the European Union and much of its historical sites have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Originally formed in 1873 by the joining of Buda, Pest and Old Buda, the city suffered heavy destruction during World War II and was rebuilt into the country's political, cultural and commercial hub it is now. Bridges and railways connect the city over the Danube, including the six small islands situated on the river themselves. Some of Budapest’s UNESCO World Heritage sites include Chain Bridge, Budapest Parliament, the striking Matthias church and the iconic Royal Palace visible from every location within Budapest City. The Castle Hills district architecture represents over a thousand years of the city's history with examples of Roman, Turkish, Gothic, Renaissance and Art Nouveau styles. Budapest also has a rich Jewish heritage and is home to the largest synagogue in Europe. The city has an abundance of restaurants offering international cuisines, as well as traditional Hungarian dishes ,including goulash soup, a very popular lunchtime dish. Hungarians enjoy their coffee so a traditional cafe is never hard to find.
Mohács, Hungary image
Day 7
Mohács, Hungary
Vukovar, Croatia image
Day 8
Vukovar, Croatia
Ilok, Croatia image
Day 8
Ilok, Croatia
Novi Sad, Serbia image
Day 9
Novi Sad, Serbia
Belgrade, Serbia image
Day 10
Belgrade, Serbia
Donji Milanovac, Serbia image
Day 11
Donji Milanovac, Serbia
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Day 11
River travel
Vidin, Bulgaria image
Day 12
Vidin, Bulgaria
Pleven, Bulgaria image
Day 13
Pleven, Bulgaria
Constanta, Romania image
Days 14 - 15
Constanta, Romania
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Viking Kadlin

Daughter of Norse Nobility

Kadlin was the daughter of Rolf (also called Rollo), a Norse nobleman who conquered and ruled over the Viking principality that became known as Normandy.

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