Southern Atlantic Crossing (22 Days)

Cruise Line: Viking Cruises
Buenos Aires, Argentina to Barcelona, Spain
Dates: 15 Mar 2020 - 05 Apr 2020

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15 Mar 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Enjoy more of Buenos Aires as you explore Avenida Corrientes, the bustling thoroughfare of theaters, shops, and cafés known as the street that never sleeps. Buenos Aires is a dazzling feast for the senses. Narrow streets in the city's colorful neighborhoods reverberate with the intoxicating melodies of the tango. Meanwhile, restaurants are busy perfecting the art of grilling meats for patrons, and the city's parks and plazas invite passersby to linger and watch the world of Buenos Aires go by.

16 Mar 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Be captivated by the bohemian flair of La Boca, marvel at the grand homes of Recoleta, one of the finest quarters of the city, and discover the many facets of Buenos Aires. Walk in the footsteps of Eva Perón. You will see the ornate Casa Rosada, the presidential palace that was once her home, and visit her final resting place at La Recoleta Cemetery as you discover the story of the much-loved first lady and inspiration for the Broadway musical Evita.

17 Mar 2020
Montevideo, Uruguay

Uruguay's capital city boasts perhaps the highest quality of living of any city in South America. Rich in parks, sweeping vistas, and architectural styles, Montevideo is blessed with a subtropical climate, guaranteeing warm summers and mild winters. A panoramic tour features highlights such as the Legislative Palace, a grand Neoclassical building, the Ciudad Vieja, or Old Town, and the Batlle y Ordóñez Park with the iconic La Caretta Monument. Or enjoy an overland tour to marvel at nature at the magnificent Iguazú Falls.

18 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Relax onboard today. Learn more about your upcoming destinations during an intriguing port talk, and explore your ship. Unwind in The Spa, where you can enjoy the Snow Grotto and Sauna, or by taking a dip in the Infinity Pool. Tonight, try a regional specialty in The Restaurant or take in a recent movie in one of our three theaters—two indoor and one under the stars at the Main Pool.

19 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

On your day at sea, you may visit Mamsen's, our casual gourmet deli, anytime from early morning to late night for a taste of traditional Norwegian fare.

20 Mar 2020
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

The Cidade Maravilhosa, or "Marvelous City", is blessed with a stunning setting so unique that UNESCO gave it World Heritage Site status. Gaze at the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue perched atop Corcovado mountain and admire the azure-blue waters as they lazily wash the sun-kissed beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. Take a cable car to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain and marvel at the panoramic vistas below.

21 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

As you cruise the South Atlantic, enjoy refreshments in the Explorers' Lounge and mingle with fellow travelers, and share your experiences.

22 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

During today's sail, we invite you to experience the serenity of the Wintergarden. Under an elegant canopy of Scandinavian trellised wood, you can enjoy afternoon tea service.

23 Mar 2020
Recife, Brazil

Discover the colonial architecture that remains in Recife Antigo, the old city, and see how this colorful heart of the vibrant coastal metropolis delights its visitors with winding streets full of cafés, shops, and restaurants. See the opulently decorated Baroque churches, the New World's oldest synagogue, and the former provincial stock exchange, now converted to a marketplace for artisans. Nearby Olinda, one of the oldest cities in Brazil, is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its beautiful architecture and exceptional parks.

DAY 10
24 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Perhaps you'll get a morning workout at the Fitness Center and soothe your body with a hot sauna and a few minutes amid the refreshingly chilled air of the Snow Grotto. This evening, enjoy cocktails in the Explorers' Lounge and an authentic Italian meal at Manfredi's Italian Restaurant.

DAY 11
25 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Spend another relaxing day cruising Atlantic waters. As you sail, you might take in an illuminating enrichment lecture or enjoy a cocktail in the Explorers' Lounge.

DAY 12
26 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

As you cruise today, perhaps you will relax and enjoy the amenities of your stateroom, with its private veranda and beautifully designed, streamlined Scandinavian interior. Indulge in a morning cup of coffee on your veranda, with the majestic sea as a backdrop, or unwind on the couch with your favorite book.

DAY 13
27 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Start your day with a walk around the Promenade Deck. Later, you might indulge in a manicure or pedicure at The Salon and enjoy a first-run or classic movie in The Theater, popcorn included. Tonight, enjoy an elegant meal in The Restaurant.

DAY 14
28 Mar 2020
Dakar, Senegal

Senegal's capital on the western tip of Africa is a bustling, lively, and colorful city with wonderful beaches, busy markets, and a bit of French flair. Explore Dakar and its highlights, including the African Renaissance Monument, a bronze statue that is the tallest in Africa, created to commemorate Senegal's independence from France. Explore its beautiful corniche and seaside promenade, and take in the views as you enjoy the ocean breeze. Visit the island of Gorée, where slaves were held before being dispatched to the New World, sending thousands of people across the waters. Today it serves as a reminder of its troubled past, and as a sanctuary that promotes reconciliation and peace.

DAY 15
29 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Sail across the Atlantic Ocean as you continue to explore Africa. Choose from a selection of travel-inspired literature from The Library as you head toward your next destination.

DAY 16
30 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

During your sea day, you might sign up for a destination-themed cooking class. The Kitchen Table's onboard cooking school lets you experience firsthand how our ship's world-class culinary staff brings distinct local flavors from market to table.

DAY 17
31 Mar 2020
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Perhaps renew your body and spirit in our Scandinavian-inspired Spa, a Nordic sanctuary of holistic wellness, today while we are at sea. Indulge in a soothing massage, facial or body treatment.

DAY 18
01 Apr 2020
Casablanca, Morocco

Steeped in romance, Casablanca lures visitors with its heady mix of neo-Moorish splendor and French influence. Known as "Casa" to locals, its streets exude an atmosphere of bygone days. Made famous by the 1942 eponymous film, today it is one of Africa's most important ports. Parisian-style boulevards unfold past cafés and colonial buildings. Perhaps the most prominent legacy of French occupation is the massive white Casablanca Cathedral, a neo-Moorish masterwork built in 1930 for European Roman Catholics. The city's medina is a maze of warrens pulsing with old-world energy, the hollers of carpet merchants, and the fragrance of incense. The most impressive structure is the Hassan II Mosque, the country's largest and most magnificent.

DAY 19
02 Apr 2020
Málaga, Spain
Granada, Spain
Málaga, Spain

Today you can experience firsthand the stuff of Andalusian dreams. Birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Málaga is the gateway to Andalucía, the seductive province of rolling hills and endless olive groves. An included tour features the 11th-century Alcazaba Palace, residence of Arabian caliphs, the ancient Moorish Gibralfaro Castle, the Renaissance Cathedral, and Picasso's birthplace. Or, choose to explore the mighty Alhambra palace in Granada, one of Spain's most treasured sites.

DAY 20
03 Apr 2020

During your final day at sea, indulge yourself in the serene Wintergarden. Sample global teas or sip a pint from our craft beer selections. Or, visit The Library to read more about your favorite destinations.

DAY 21
04 Apr 2020
Barcelona, Spain

Awake in Barcelona and further explore the Catalonian capital. Start on Las Ramblas, the mile-long leafy pedestrian boulevard. Or, take a turn through the myriad side streets of the Gothic Quarter, where the ancient and the modern sit side by side, perfect for a leisurely stroll. Or, head to the Passeig de Gràcia, a boulevard renowned for its architecture, including works by Antoni Gaudí. Or, opt for one of the many optional tours.

DAY 22
05 Apr 2020
Barcelona, Spain

Step aboard your ship to begin your journey. Your overnight stay allows time to discover Barcelona on your own. Enjoy an evening stroll down the city's celebrated Las Ramblas boulevard. Admire the architecture of native son Antoni Gaudí. Or opt to attend an evening performance of flamenco, Spain's vibrant dance, while savoring a menu of traditional tapas.

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About the Ship

Viking Jupiter

Viking Ocean Cruises boasts a fleet of new, all-veranda, state-of-the-art ocean ships. Each identical sister ship carries only 930 guests and is engineered at a scale that allows direct access into most ports. Classified by Cruise Critic as “small ships,” the fleet features understated elegance and modern Scandinavian design.

What's Included


  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call

  • Unlimited free Wi-Fi

  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner

  • Multiple dining venues including alternative restaurant dining

  • 24-hour room service, specialty coffees, teas & bottled water

  • Top-rated spa and state-of-the-art fitness center access

  • Self-service launderette with iron/ironing board

  • All port taxes and fees

  • Airport transfers on embarkation/disembarkation day with purchase of Viking Air

  • Included features valued at $203 per person, per day

About Us

Viking® offers destination-focused river and ocean cruises to the world’s most fascinating locations on board elegant, state-of-the art ships. With Viking, guests will journey with like-minded travelers on The Thinking Person’s Cruise®, a culturally rich, immersive experience designed to help guests explore the most intimate nuances of their destination both on board and ashore—with enriching shore excursions, informative lectures and port talks, engaging Destination Performances, wine tastings and regional cuisine. Plus, Viking Inclusive Value provides guests all they need in one inclusive cruise fare.

Insider Tip

Viking has a variety of ways in which you can customize your trip including premium beverage packages, gift orders and making arrangements for special occasions.

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted. Pricing, dates, inclusions, and itinerary are subject to change without notice, and vary by departure date and cabin. Restrictions may apply. Ship are registered in: Switzerland, Germany, Portugal, Ukraine, China, Vietnam and Egypt.

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Shore Excursions

Barcelona, Spain - 04 Apr 2020

Barcelona, Spain - 05 Apr 2020

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