Viking River Cruises Adds Portugal and Spain Itinerary for 2013

Viking River Cruises, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, is launching a new Portugal and Spain itinerary for 2013.

Guests on the “River of Gold” cruise will experience a 10-day cruise and land tour along the Douro River that explores the cultural, historical and aesthetic heritage of Portugal and Spain. Travelers can visit the Belém Tower and Jerónimos monastery in Lisbon (a UNESCO World Heritage site), sample port from traditional wooden casks in Porto, tour a baroque mansion in Régua and explore the medieval city of Salamanca. Guests will also see a Portuguese folk music show in Pinhão, sample the wines of Quinta do Seixo in Barca d’Alva and tour the village of Castelo Rodrigo near Vega de Terrón.

Through February 29, Viking is offering the following 2013 Early Booking Discount: 2-for-1 cruise and land pricing plus $1100 per couple off the brochure air rate. All-inclusive rates cover accommodations, all onboard meals, daily guided shore excursions, port charges and more. Agents who have registered at Viking’s travel agent portal can also create their own co-branded Viking website, which allows them to give clients access to current Viking information on a page that features their own agency name, contact information and logo.

Visit www.vikingrivercruises.com/agents or call 1-877-668-4546

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