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Lisbon to Europe - River Cruise Viking Hemming Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Cruising the Duoro River
Going through a Lock
Docked at night
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The staff and itinerary were outstanding
"We will certainly consider other cruises, river or ocean-going with Viking in the future.The river cruise itself was well organised and the staff both on and off the ship were excellent...."Read More
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The Douro Valley is exceptional.

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Nogmeister
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Where to start? We opted for a couple of extra days in Lisbon - what a fun city. Our visit coincided with Portugals Independence Day and St Antony’s Day. The place was buzzing. I think Lisbon would be fun at any time. It was so nice to be reminded of Portugals prominent place in world history and that we are their oldest ally. That came through very strongly. We headed to Porto to join ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


The staff and itinerary were outstanding

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Hutchinson Reid
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have been to the Algarve on numerous occasions and simply love the country and its people, but we had never been further north. Lisbon is a wonderful city and we were lucky to see it in the sunshine, eating out in the evening and enjoying all it has to offer, led by a wonderful guide. The river cruise itself was well organised and the staff both on and off the ship were excellent. The ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda


So sad it had to end

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sugarside
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Having already river cruised before with viking and knowing this itinerary was exactly what we wanted we had no hesitation in booking this holiday. We opted to do the pre cruise extension in Madrid and this proved to be another good choice as we got to know our small group of 16 other travelers well and they turned out to be our core group of friends for the rest of the trip. On transferring ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda


Viking Cruise was Perfect

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willrich88
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

Excellent cultural education. Excellent guides who knew their history and culture of the regions Cuisine was fabulous and often of the region we were visiting Crew was wonderful. All directions as to what to do and expect were detailed Ship was great 2 hotels were lovely first class. Airline travel totally arranged Stateroom was cleaned twice daily. There is absolutely ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Outside Stateroom


First River Cruise Experience (...and we are Vegan)

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CDNPolar
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We watch some TV networks where Viking advertise all the time and we have always talked about a River Cruise. 2 years earlier on a Viking Ocean Cruise (Best cruises in the world) we met a couple that had done 7 River Cruises - they met us on this one. This was Viking Hemming Rivers of Gold and we spent 2 nights in Lisbon in a great hotel and then embarked The Hemming in Porto Portugal 2 days ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Standard Outside Stateroom


PERFECT TRIP! The Douro

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FrogMom
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was a huge celebration trip. Declared cancer free, 30th wedding anniversary, husband's 65th birthday, husband's retirement. We had a blast. Service, food, tours, amenities all up to our expectations and more. Our suite was wonderful with the balcony and plenty of space. Very clean and our room steward was excellent - as were all the crew! This is not a cruise for people with limited ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Amazing cruise with incredible scenery

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TravellerHB
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

After cruising on the Grand European last year I joined this year the Rivers of Gold in Portugal. The Scenery is stunning and amazing. Besides wonderful excursions to Porto, Salamanca, Lamego, Mateus Palace, Sandeman, Pinhao and great Port wine tastings I enjoyed every single minute on board the Viking Hemming. The Crew has been incredible friendly and caring - they gave a home away from home ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


The Best Viking River Cruise so far

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The restcoaster
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise to compliment our Portugal vacation and Viking did not disappoint. After a start in Lisbon that provided great tours, the under construction Tivoli hotel had great breakfasts; but some rooms had no wifi and no hot water on the second day. The Viking hotel manager quickly provided shipboard credit that gave us a luxurious experience free from worries about any charges. The ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Our trip to Santiago George and Amy

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GKUCHINSK
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We wanted to see Santiago de Compostela and were not disappointed. We were a little disappointed in the food, however; the service was outstanding. Our cabin shower had mold growing around the perimeter and was not dealt with. Our excursions were excellent, notably Fatima, Lamego, Salamanca, Mateus and Favaios bakery. The scenery along the Douro river was amazing. We were delighted to have a ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda


River of gold

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Paquette
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we were on grand European tour 2yrs before and loved every minute of it.The service is amazing and the tour guide extraordinary actually spoiled us for any other guide. Food out of this world hard to resist. We're thinking of booking another one probably in the fall of 2018 or spring of 2019. In 2015 it was our very first river cruise we had done 10 ocean ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: French Balcony


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