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Prague to Paris Viking River Cruise {Part 3}

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Today I am sharing the final three days of our 12-day Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris. We went to Cochem and Bernkastel in Germany, then we spent our last day in Luxembourg before arriving in Paris. Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 of our cruise in case you missed it! :)

Here is a link to the exact cruise we took.

 

Cochem

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Today started with a scenic cruise through the most beautiful stretch of the Rhine Valley. There were castles on hiltops everywhere we looked.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

We had lunch on the ship, then arrived in Cochem, Germany.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

We took a walking tour of the city, then made our way up to Reichsburg Castle.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Castles always have the best view!

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

We got to take a tour of the castle as well.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

So pretty!

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

After the castle tour we had free time to explore the town.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Loved this mosaic tower.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Narrow, cobblestone pedestrian shopping streets…

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

All around the main square were cute shops and cafes.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Loved these colorful buildings!

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Seriously the cutest square.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Make sure to be in the square on the hour to hear the bell chimes!

 

Bernkastel

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

The next morning we woke up in Bernkastel!

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

I love how quiet these towns are in the morning, so we rushed off the boat right after breakfast.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Tiny crooked house!

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

We had the whole place to ourselves.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

We walked up and down every street.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Such a neat experience.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

And such a beautiful town!

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

At some point we found a staircase going up into the vineyard.. Of course we had to explore!

 

Luxembourg

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

On the last day of the cruise, we left the ship and made our way to Paris. We stopped in Luxembourg along the way! We had a guided toured of Luxembourg City, then had lunch and free time before continuing on to Paris.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

Loved that we got to check this small country off our list!

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

We also had the opportunity to visit the American Cemetery in Luxembourg, where we paid our respects to the thousands of soldiers who lost their lives during World War II at the Battle of the Bulge.

Visiting Cochem, Bernkastel, and Luxembourg on the Cities of Light Viking River Cruise from Prague to Paris!

In case you are curious about the ship itself, I thought I’d share a quick overview of the ship on Friday. Stay tuned!!

Also, don’t miss these other related posts:

Prague
Where to Eat in Prague
Viking River Cruise (Prague to Paris) Part 1
Viking River Cruise (Prague to Paris) Part 2
Viking River Cruise (Prague to Paris) Part 3
Paris

Here is a link to the exact cruise we took.

Thanks so much for reading!! See you next time!! xoxoxo

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