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Viking to restart Europe river cruises in July for vaccinated travelers

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Among the first cruises to start for Viking is 'Portugal’s River of Gold.' Here, Porto
Viking will restart its European river operations in July with select itineraries in Portugal, France and along the Rhine open to fully vaccinated travelers.

The first five itineraries now available include 'Rhine Getaway' (eight days, Amsterdam to Basel), 'Portugal’s River of Gold' (10 days, Lisbon to Porto), 'Paris & the Heart of Normandy' (eight days, round-trip Paris), 'Lyon & Provence' (eight days, Avignon to Lyon) and 'France’s Finest,' a 15-day journey that combines the northern and southern France itineraries.

Follows EU news

This announcement follows today's news that the European Union will open its borders to fully vaccinated Americans and other travelers.

'We have been delighted to greet our first guests back on board in England this week, and we are looking forward to welcoming travelers back on board some of our European river vessels in July,' Viking Chairman Torstein Hagen said.

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