Ancient Mediterranean Treasures
Athens to Istanbul
Athens to Istanbul
Witness the origin of civilization as you cruise the fabled Aegean Sea.
Witness the origin of civilization as you cruise the fabled Aegean Sea. Spend two days in majestic Istanbul, with its Byzantine treasures and intriguing blend of Eastern and Western influences. Travel to the ruins of Troy, long steeped in myth and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See historic sites in Ephesus and marvel at the gorgeous islands of Rhodes and Crete. Discover the architectural gems of ancient Athens during an overnight stay.
About Viking Neptune
|ES2||Explorer Suite||$8,499.00 USD|
|ES3||Explorer Suite||$7,999.00 USD|
|PS1||Penthouse Junior Suite||$6,199.00 USD|
|PS2||Penthouse Junior Suite||$6,099.00 USD|
|PS3||Penthouse Junior Suite||$5,999.00 USD|
|PV1||Penthouse Veranda Stateroom||$5,199.00 USD|
|PV2||Penthouse Veranda Stateroom||$5,099.00 USD|
|PV3||Penthouse Veranda Stateroom||$4,999.00 USD|
|DV1||Deluxe Veranda Stateroom||$4,499.00 USD|
|DV2||Deluxe Veranda Stateroom||$4,399.00 USD|
|DV3||Deluxe Veranda Stateroom||$4,299.00 USD|
|DV4||Deluxe Veranda Stateroom||$4,199.00 USD|
|DV5||Deluxe Veranda Stateroom||$4,099.00 USD|
|DV6||Deluxe Veranda Stateroom||$3,999.00 USD|
|V1||Veranda Stateroom||$3,899.00 USD|
|V2||Veranda Stateroom||$3,799.00 USD|
The World’s Leading Small Ship Cruise Line
Our intimate, inclusive cruise itineraries are designed to help you explore and engage with your destination through its food, culture, countryside and customs. Here is some of what we feel defines the Viking Difference.
The Thinking Person’s Cruise®
Every Viking cruise is designed for the curious traveler seeking rich cultural immersion.
The Viking Way®
With more itineraries in more destinations worldwide, we offer behind-the-scenes insights and opportunities that set us apart from other travel companies. In addition to our included tours of must-see cultural highlights, we also go beyond, sharing with you The Viking Way with our Local Life, Working World and Privileged Access® experiences—opening doors to people and places otherwise difficult to visit.
The Small Ship Experts
A leader in the river cruise industry for more than two decades, we are experts in small ship cruising and have taken our award-winning, destination-focused experience to the seas. We dock in places larger ships cannot, and provide you with more time to explore the world’s greatest destinations.
Our onboard cultural enrichment program is curated to supplement your experiences on shore and features a collection of carefully selected experts and brand partnerships.
Serene Scandinavian Spaces
Expand your horizons on our elegant, light-filled intimate ships, thoughtfully designed by experienced architects and designers to help you connect with your destination in every way.
Choose from multiple dining options, all with no additional charge. From sophisticated regional dishes and chef’s selections with wine pairings to rustic Italian cuisine and global fare, our venues offer the finest cuisine at sea.
Viking Inclusive Value
Our cruise fares include a variety of features and services valued at over $200 per person per day. These all add up to the very best value in cruising.
We include more features & services than others:
- One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
- Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
- Alternative restaurant dining at no extra charge
- 24-hour room service
- Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
- 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
- Access to top-rated spa & state-of-the-art fitness center
- Self-service launderettes
- Port taxes & fees
- Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase
What Viking Is Not
When most cruise lines are building bigger and more over-the-top ships offering a multitude of experiences to a broad spectrum of ages, we provide you with all that you need, and nothing you do not.
- No casinos
- No children under 18
- No umbrella drinks
- No photographers
- No art auctions
- No charge for beer & wine at lunch & dinner
- No charge for alternative restaurants
- No charge for unlimited Wi-Fi
- No charge for use of launderettes
- No entrance fee for The Spa
- No spa sales pressure
- No inside staterooms
- No smoking
- No waiting in lines
- No formal nights, butlers or white gloves
- No nickel and diming
About Viking Ocean Cruises
Viking®, rated the #1 Ocean Cruise Line* by Travel + Leisure readers in the World’s Best Awards 5 years in a row, offers destination-focused itineraries across Scandinavia and Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, Asia, Alaska, North and South America, Africa and beyond. Travel with like-minded travelers on what Viking calls The Thinking Person’s Cruise®, a culturally rich, immersive experience designed to help you explore and engage with your destination—with enriching shore excursions, insightful lectures, Destination Performances, cooking classes and regionally inspired cuisine. Plus, with Viking Inclusive Value, just about everything is covered so all you have to do is relax and enjoy a great journey. All this is complemented by elegant, award-winning sister ships that have redefined ocean cruising with all veranda staterooms, the most al fresco dining on the seas and more.
*Ship size category: 600–2,199 guests