Christmas Markets

Christmas Village Maria-Theresien Platz

Photo Celebration of Christmas Markets in Europe

European Christmas Markets The Christmas markets in Europe’s big and small cities are great places to experience a sense of community while supporting local businesses. Christmas markets in Europe are the perfect place for family and friends to celebrate the holiday season. Often found in city centers and town squares, Christmas markets are a big …

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River Cruise Buzz: Bratislava, Slovakia, via Viking River Cruises

Day 6 – Viking River Cruises stop in Bratislava, Slovakia Viking Skadi called on Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. The ship offered a complimentary walking tour of the old town and a optional (additional cost) tour of a local person’s home. I chose to go it alone to check out the Christmas markets, which was …

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Day 3: Viking River Cruise tour to Salzburg, Austria

Welcome to Salzburg, the city of Mozart DAY 3: Linz & Salzburg: birthplace of Mozart, Sound of Music, and Christmas Markets   Although our river cruise boat docked in the industrial town of Linz, Viking River Cruises passengers boarded buses to embark on a journey to Salzburg, Austria in the Austrian Alps. Our tour began …

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Christmas Markets River Cruise – Passau, Germany

Bavarian rivers rendezvous via Viking River Cruises Welcome to Passau: the launchpad for our 7-day Christmas Markets cruise on Viking. The week I will be reporting live from Viking Skadi as she calls on towns along the Danube River. Today we are in Passau, Germany. Walking tour of Passau – Dreiflüssestadt City on Three Rivers. …

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