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France's Finest

Ship: Viking Kari   
Departure: Wednesday, March 19, 2025
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Paris
Returns: Avignon
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
2
Sea Days
Ports
12
Ports
Countries Visted
1
Countries
  • Itinerary

    France's Finest

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Wednesday, March 19, 2025 Paris, France Embark 12:00 AM
    View of Paris, France

    Paris, situated on the river Seine in northern France, is the capital and largest city of the country. It is also the most visited city in the world, and the region is home to 3,800 historical monuments and four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Interestingly, the earliest archaeological signs of permanent settlements in the Paris area date from around 4200 BC. Read more about Paris, France

    2 Thursday, March 20, 2025 Paris, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Paris, France

    Paris, situated on the river Seine in northern France, is the capital and largest city of the country. It is also the most visited city in the world, and the region is home to 3,800 historical monuments and four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Interestingly, the earliest archaeological signs of permanent settlements in the Paris area date from around 4200 BC. Read more about Paris, France

    3 Friday, March 21, 2025 La Roche-Guyon, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    4 Friday, March 21, 2025 Vernon, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Vernon is a town in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France. It lies on the banks of the Seine River, about midway between the cities of Paris and Rouen. Vernon is a very ancient town attested to by prehistorical, Celtic, Gallo-Roman and Merovingian remains. Read more about Vernon, France

    5 Saturday, March 22, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Seine River
    6 Saturday, March 22, 2025 Rouen, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Rouen, France

    Rouen lies on the River Seine in northern France and is the capital city of Normandy. It is possibly best known for being home to the site of Joan of Arc’s pyre where she was burnt in 1431, and which is now marked by the modern church of Saint Joan of Arc, situated in an historical square with buildings of fascinating architectural styles. Another very famous attraction is the Notre Dame Cathedral situated at the centre of the old city, with its unique Butter Tower and fabulous Gothic architecture. Read more about Rouen, France

    7 Sunday, March 23, 2025 Rouen, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Rouen, France

    Rouen lies on the River Seine in northern France and is the capital city of Normandy. It is possibly best known for being home to the site of Joan of Arc’s pyre where she was burnt in 1431, and which is now marked by the modern church of Saint Joan of Arc, situated in an historical square with buildings of fascinating architectural styles. Another very famous attraction is the Notre Dame Cathedral situated at the centre of the old city, with its unique Butter Tower and fabulous Gothic architecture. Read more about Rouen, France

    8 Monday, March 24, 2025 Les Andelys, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Les Andelys is a town in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France, located on the west bank of the Seine River, between Paris and Le Havre. It lies in a tight bend of the Seine, the valley being shaped by the river, forming white cliffs. A walk on the riverside offers beautiful views of the ruined castle Château-Gaillard, the old houses of Petit-Andely, and the Seine valley. Read more about Les Andelys, France

    9 Tuesday, March 25, 2025 Paris, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Paris, situated on the river Seine in northern France, is the capital and largest city of France. With its history going back two millennia, and its current influence on entertainment, media, fashion and the arts, it deserves its status as the most popular tourist destination in the world! After all who could miss discovering some excellent shopping while strolling along the 17th century Champs-Élysées, from Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. Read more about Paris, France

    10 Wednesday, March 26, 2025 Paris, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Paris, France

    Paris, situated on the river Seine in northern France, is the capital and largest city of the country. It is also the most visited city in the world, and the region is home to 3,800 historical monuments and four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Interestingly, the earliest archaeological signs of permanent settlements in the Paris area date from around 4200 BC. Read more about Paris, France

    11 Wednesday, March 26, 2025 Lyon, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Lyon, France

    Lyon (or Lyons) is the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France, located at the junction of the Rhône and the Saône Rivers, between Paris and Marseille. The city is known for its historical architectural landmarks at the Historic site, so that UNESCO recently listed Vieux Lyon, including the Croix-Rousse and Presqu'île areas, as a world heritage site. This is well deserved as the Gothic and Renaissance district is famous for its maze of narrow streets with quaint cathedrals, churches and buildings of historical importance that feature architecture from the 12th century to modern times. Read more about Lyon, France

    12 Thursday, March 27, 2025 Lyon, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Lyon, France

    Lyon (or Lyons) is the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France, located at the junction of the Rhône and the Saône Rivers, between Paris and Marseille. The city is known for its historical architectural landmarks at the Historic site, so that UNESCO recently listed Vieux Lyon, including the Croix-Rousse and Presqu'île areas, as a world heritage site. This is well deserved as the Gothic and Renaissance district is famous for its maze of narrow streets with quaint cathedrals, churches and buildings of historical importance that feature architecture from the 12th century to modern times. Read more about Lyon, France

    13 Friday, March 28, 2025 Lyon, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Lyon, France

    Lyon (or Lyons) is the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France, located at the junction of the Rhône and the Saône Rivers, between Paris and Marseille. The city is known for its historical architectural landmarks at the Historic site, so that UNESCO recently listed Vieux Lyon, including the Croix-Rousse and Presqu'île areas, as a world heritage site. This is well deserved as the Gothic and Renaissance district is famous for its maze of narrow streets with quaint cathedrals, churches and buildings of historical importance that feature architecture from the 12th century to modern times. Read more about Lyon, France

    14 Saturday, March 29, 2025 Vienne, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Vienne is a town in the Rhône-Alpes region in SE France, located on the north bank of the Rhône River, and 30 km south of Lyon. Vienne became a major urban centre, ideally located along the river which was at that time a major means of communication. Originally a Gaullic capital, it was transformed into a Roman colony in 47 BC under Julius Caesar. Read more about Vienne, France

    15 Saturday, March 29, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Rhone River
    16 Sunday, March 30, 2025 Tournon, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Tournon - aka Tournon-sur-Rhône - is a town in the Rhône-Alpes region of SE France, located on the west bank of the Rhône River, 85 km south of Lyon. Tournon's main attraction is a feudal castle overlooking the town and the river. The castle, with foundations dating back to the 10th C, has a section built in the Renaissance period that today houses the town museum. Read more about Tournon, France

    17 Sunday, March 30, 2025 Viviers, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    The small walled city of Viviers is a town in the mountainous Rhône-Alpes region in SE France, and is located on the west bank of the Rhône River, 80 km north of Arles. Due to its sheltered location, the city has been able to keep its old world charm to this day, with important Roman remains as well as Medieval and Renaissance buildings. Indeed, the Gallo-Roman bridge, built between the 2nd and the 3rd century on the right bank of the Rhône, spans eleven arches, while the ancient city Alba la Romaine from the 1st Century is today an archaeological site covering 30 hectares of Gallic-Roman ruins and famous vineyards. Read more about Viviers, France

    18 Monday, March 31, 2025 Arles, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    The Rhône forks into two branches just upstream of Arles, forming the Camargue delta. It is the largest commune in Metropolitan France in terms of territory, and has more than seven times the area of Paris. Established by the Greeks in 600 BC, Arles was developed by the Romans who built a canal joining Arles to the Mediterranean Sea. Read more about Arles, France

    19 Tuesday, April 1, 2025 Avignon, France 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Avignon, France

    Avignon is a town in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in SE France, located on the Rhône River just north of its junction with the Durance River. Strategically situated high above the Rhône and encircled by medieval ramparts, Avignon's walled old town is a warren of cobbled streets, lantern-lit passageways and architectural treasures. Bathed in the extraordinarily brilliant Provencal light, this former papal enclave has long attracted artists and painters as well as those in search of a cultural change. Read more about Avignon, France

    20 Wednesday, April 2, 2025 Avignon, France 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Avignon, France

    Avignon is a town in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in SE France, located on the Rhône River just north of its junction with the Durance River. Strategically situated high above the Rhône and encircled by medieval ramparts, Avignon's walled old town is a warren of cobbled streets, lantern-lit passageways and architectural treasures. Bathed in the extraordinarily brilliant Provencal light, this former papal enclave has long attracted artists and painters as well as those in search of a cultural change. Read more about Avignon, France

  • Ship

    Viking Kari Overview

    Viking Kari

    <p><strong>Kari - Norse God of the North Wind</strong></p>

  • Cabins

    Viking Kari Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

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    Cabin Types

    ES, AA

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Suite size: 445 sq ft. Features - River-view suite with private wraparound balcony offering 270-degree views off the spacious, separate sitting room amp; floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony, in the sleeping quarters, Hotel-style bed 79 in x 63 in (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens amp; pillows, Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary), Two 42quot; flat-screen TVs with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX, National Geographic amp; more, 110/220 volt outlets amp; USB ports, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer amp; individual climate control, Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor amp; anti-fog mirror, Premium Freyjareg; toiletries; plush robes amp; slippers, Bottled water replenished daily, Stateroom steward amp; twice-daily housekeeping, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers, Early check-in (no later than 12 PM), Viking Air Plus services, laundry service, room service (during breakfast) amp; shoe shine service, Private airport transfers in EuropeWelcome champagne, mini-bar with wine, beer amp; soft drinks (replenished daily), daily fruit plate, Binoculars, coffee brewer amp; Marius-weave blanket.

    Veranda

    Veranda

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    Cabin Types

    B, A

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Stateroom size: 205 sq ft. Features - River-view stateroom with half-height picture window, Hotel-style bed 79 in x 63 in (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens amp; pillows, Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary), 42quot; flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX, National Geographic amp; more, 110/220 volt outlets amp; USB ports, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer amp; individual climate control, Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor amp; anti-fog mirror, Premium Freyjareg; toiletries; plush robes amp; slippers available upon request, Bottled water replenished daily, Stateroom steward amp; twice-daily housekeeping, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers.

    French Balcony

    French Balcony

    French Balcony on the Viking Kari French Balcony on the Viking Kari

    Cabin Types

    D, C

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Stateroom size: 135 sq ft. Features - River-view stateroom with half-height picture window, Hotel-style bed 79 in x 63 in (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens amp; pillows, Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary), 42quot; flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX, National Geographic amp; more, 110/220 volt outlets amp; USB ports, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer amp; individual climate control, Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor amp; anti-fog mirror, Premium Freyjareg; toiletries; plush robes amp; slippers available upon request, Bottled water replenished daily, Stateroom steward amp; twice-daily housekeeping, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers.

    Standard

    Standard

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    Cabin Types

    F, E

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Stateroom size: 150 sq ft. Features - River-view stateroom with half-height picture window, Hotel-style bed 79 in x 63 in (with optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens amp; pillows, Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary), 42quot; flat-screen TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, FOX, National Geographic amp; more, 110/220 volt outlets amp; USB ports, Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer amp; individual climate control, Private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor amp; anti-fog mirror, Premium Freyjareg; toiletries; plush robes amp; slippers available upon request, Bottled water replenished daily, Stateroom steward amp; twice-daily housekeeping, Space under bed for storing suitcases, Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers.

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    Cruiseline: Viking River Cruises Ship: Viking Kari Departure: Wednesday, March 19, 2025 Nights: 14 nights Departs: Paris Returns: Avignon

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