Christmas on the Rhine on Viking Freya
Immerse yourself in the spirit of Christmas as you journey through storybook villages. Sample tasty yuletide treats and regional delicacies as you browse colorful stalls for handcrafted ornaments and unique gifts. Admire the twinkling lights of Cologne and revel in the merry atmosphere of the Rhine Valley, as storefront displays, wine cellars and markets embrace the holiday season. This 8-day voyage is a joyful celebration of festive cheer.
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Freya, daughter of Njord, is the goddess of love, beauty and fertility. She is sister to Freyr, the god of harvest, and together they ensure good crops and large families. Famous for her beauty, Freya has a passion for fine jewelry. In exchange for the golden necklace, Brisinga, made by four dwarves, she agrees to spend a day and a night with each. Her name means “lady.”
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 ...