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13 Lisbon River Cruises Cruise Reviews

Kathy Sharp avatar

Kathy Sharp

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

River of Gold Cruise Packed with Beauty, History, Culture


I had heard from family and friends that Portugal was a great country to tour: beautiful, safe, tons of history, warm, and Mediterranean. Also, the American dollar has strong purchasing power. We had loved a ...
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Sail Date May 2017

steverhodes avatar


6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Absolutely wonderful trip (Best part: Lisbon phenomenal!)

Our latest Viking Voyage (we go on our 6th trip with them this year) was absolutely wonderful. With a 2-day pre-extension in Lisbon (and a 2-day post on our own in Lisbon), we ended up spending 6 phenomenal days in ...
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Sail Date September 2016

bruhuf avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very satisfying - Exceeded expectations

We have the recommendations of multiple friends on Viking and took the plunge. We went on our own, but met at least ten couples that were delightful and like-minded. There were more UK than US folks, so the dialog ...
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Sail Date July 2016

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desert traveler

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

River of Gold-Douro

Great trip on viking on douro river. two night stay in lisbon prior to trip, we stayed at the tivoli lisboa hotel-very nice and great location. had a half day tour provided and then time to explore on our own. we ...
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Sail Date September 2016

rjs7149 avatar


1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Too many busses!!!!!

The cruise up the Douro river was nice but every stop had a LONG bus ride to get to all of the shore excursion towns & destinations. This included the bus ride from Lisbon to Porto. I also found it strange that ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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Vancouver Isalnd

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Superb Experience

My daughter and I had a most enjoyable first experience with Viking Cruises. We chose The River of Gold Itinerary travelling the River Duoro. The excursions were most interesting, the staff was outstanding (they ...
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Sail Date June 2015

kittycrews avatar


2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Lovely Trip

My husband and I traveled on the Viking Hemming in December. Overall we were pleased with the experience. Our personal preference, however, is to travel with all-inclusive ships and that is reflected in this ...
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Sail Date December 2014

mkdulle avatar


1 Review Written

River of Gold - Flowing with Port

Viking River Cruises' River of Gold cruise was a wonderful experience. From beginning with a hotel stay in Lisbon, including city tour and coach trip to Porto for embarkation through the entire cruise, everything ...
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Sail Date October 2014

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1 Review Written

66 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming experience

We've been sailing with Regent, predominantly, for 15 years, our most recent prior cruise being on the Navigator, through the Panama Canal, in spring, 2011 (and we loved it). We were really looking forward to this ...
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Sail Date October 2014

SIZ avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote


Wow! What s terrific experience. Beautiful scenery in the Douro valley, outstanding personalized service by the crew of the Viking Hemming - particularly chef Carlos Silva and the galley crew; excellent schedule of ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

A lot of money for what you get

I just returned last night from the Douro River Cruise on AmaVida. And I have a lot to say! First, the area is beautiful. We went to dinners at local wineries and they were, for the most part wonderful. The tours ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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1 Review Written

Rivers of Gold - perfect!

This was our first ever cruise of any type and, having always been independent travellers, we weren't sure it would suit us. However, from beginning to end we loved every minute. We started with 2 nights in Lisbon. ...
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Sail Date July 2014

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4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

No rating


We have now sailed with Viking four times and were not disappointed, despite very hot weather throughout the trip! The entire crew was fantastic, especially Tatiana and Marcio in the lounge. They were as ...
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Sail Date August 2013

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