Free travel seminar spotlighting Viking cruises

Explore the world on small ships specializing in cultural enrichment

Explore the world on small ships specializing in cultural enrichment

Vicki Baker

As the world’s leading river cruise line, Viking offers extraordinarily well-designed cruises bringing you closer to the cultures of the world. With their intimate, inclusive itineraries you’ll experience the food, people and customs of peoples around the world. Join Road Runners on February 20 and discover why your next destination should be aboard a Viking Cruise.

Viking Cruises will be introducing three fabulous trips on Monday, February 20, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the clubhouse. This free presentation, with refreshments, is open to all residents and is offered by Road Runners and its travel partner, Brandt Travel.

January 6-16, 2018 – West Indies Explorer

Set sail on a round trip voyage from San Juan to explore the colorful Caribbean. You’ll avoid the long sea days associated with most Caribbean cruises allowing you to visit more ports and spend more time immersing yourself in rich island cultures. The small ship size (930 passengers) gives you access to ports that larger ships cannot reach. On board you’ll explore delicious meals inspired by Caribbean culinary traditions, enriching shore excursions and on-board lectures. Visit San Juan, Lesser Antilles, Tortola, Antiqua, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Thomas. Price: $3,947 per person plus air

April 2018 – Portugal’s River of Gold

Experience the renaissance of Lisbon, newly invigorated with trending galleries and restaurants. Explore two of Iberia’s oldest university towns: Coimbra, Portugal and Salamanca, Spain. Roam the port warehouses of Porto. Enjoy an evening of traditional cuisine, wine and fado singing. Cruise the Douro River Valley, the world’s oldest demarcated wine country and a UNESCO site. The 10-day cruise tour includes a hotel stay in Lisbon and the added bonus of a visit to Spain. Price: not currently available

July 14-18, 2018 – Viking Homelands

Sail the clear waters of Scandinavia and the Baltic on this 15-day cruise. Enjoy overnights in cosmopolitan Stockholm and St. Petersburg and explore charming history city centers in Tallinn and Gdansk. You’ll visit Helsinki, Berlin, Copenhagen and Bergen and witness breathtaking scenery from your ship as she glides through majestic Norwegian fjords in the legendary homeland of the Vikings. Price: $7,074 per person plus air.