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Lisbon to Europe - River Cruise Reviews

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Wonderful Viking Cruise Duoro River Portugal

Review for Viking Hemming to Europe - River Cruise

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digitsguy
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Portugal is a beautiful country, and a river cruise is a great way to do it. The Viking Hemming crew was exceptional, the tour guides were very enlightening and the travel in the Mercedes bus to the off-river sites was extremely comfortable. No complaints at all. We found the food to be excellent, and the servings were perfectly apportioned. The wait staff was very courteous and brought us ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Standard Outside Stateroom


Splendid experience from beginning to end.

Review for Viking Osfrid to Europe - River Cruise

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SESlusher
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of interest in Portugal. From our arrival in Lisbon to our departure from the ship in Porto, Viking handled everything perfectly. Transfers were on time, Patricia ( our cruise director) was on top of everything. The hotel in Lisbon was excellent , the transportation team was the best. Once we were greeted on board the Osfrid by the ship’s crew, we felt we were ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Viking thinks of everything!

Review for Viking Helgrim to Europe - River Cruise

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Ljallen
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We always knew we wanted to take a second river cruise after our wonderful experience on the river cruise from Vienna to Amsterdam many years before. We also love Portugal after visiting the Lisbon area twice before and wanted to explore the Douro River in the north. Our experience was again more than we could have imagined. The small size of the ship and number of passengers, the staff, the ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Amazing Portuguese cruise

Review for Scenic Azure to Europe - River Cruise

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SLST
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We heard positive reviews of Scenic, but this cruise was better than expectations. We began with the precruise in Lisbon, where we had a nice review of the city and met a small group from our cruise (@ 20 people). This group consisted of some of the most interesting and fun people we've met, and we became friends quickly. Once on the ship, not only did we meet more interesting passengers, but ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Viking hospitality never fails

Review for Viking Helgrim to Europe - River Cruise

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Nozzlebear
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We traveled with another couple. Our second river cruise ever. The Douro River cruise is very different from other Viking River cruises. The Douro is very quiet. Ships can only sail at night. And there are no castles to view along the way. All your excursions take you up and away from the River. So your included and optional trips can be longer than most. And you’re not able to just get off the ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Awesome trip!

Review for Viking Osfrid to Europe - River Cruise

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dockside915
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I always wanted to see Portugal. I was not disappointed. After 2 years post covid I didn't know what to expect . I was pleasantly surprised that it was very well maintained and the crew was awsome. We we lucky the weather was warm and sunny. The tours that were included was just as awesome as two years ago. I highly recommend this trip. The Fatima tour what better than expected ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Better land tour

Review for Viking Hemming to Europe - River Cruise

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mabnkg
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to see Portugal. We would have enjoyed more time in Porto. This would have been a better land tour. Portugal doesn't lend itself to a river cruise. The staff was excellent, especially our tour guide. The food was excellent. Our plane reservations coiuld have been better. We almost didn't make our connection from Newark to Denver on the way home. We needed more time to make connections. ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda


Duoro River

Review for Viking Helgrim to Europe - River Cruise

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Hardpan
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My friends and I booked this cruise before the pandemic so the trip was postponed for a couple of years. Having previously sailed on several Viking River Cruises, we were so looking forward to traveling again. While the cruise was very interesting, the daily bus trips to sites became a bit tiring. The Helgrim's staff was exceptional as was the food. All of our tour guides were very ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda


Itinerary could have been better

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peachome
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I have been on numerous Viking cruises and find the service, food, and staff to always be excellent. I have no complaint about that on THIS cruise. The boat is smaller due to river constraints so the rooms are a bit smaller. Two single beds makes it really crowded. You and your companion better have a good system for 'passing' each other....or spring for a suite. One bed might make it easier ...
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Welcome home, peachome, and thank you for taking the time to provide the cruising community with your detailed post-cruise notes. We regret to hear that your Viking experience left you...

Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda


Beautiful scenery.......

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Elainne 57
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have cruised many times and our first River cruise with Viking in France was very disappointing, but after a Viking Ocean Cruise which was excellent, we thought we would give Viking River Cruses another chance and we're pleased we did. The Duoro river is small so not busy, but the scenery was the real surprise, really beautiful, steep cliffs stepped with vines and olive trees which all ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


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