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Viking Osfrid Cruise Reviews

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39 Viking Osfrid Cruise Reviews


Andy Cory avatar

Andy Cory

2 Reviews Written

One of prettiest rivers in Europe

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We are regular Viking river cruisers and had never been to Portugal so this was an ideal way to see the area being sure of great accommodation and food en route ! Our first night in hotel in Lisbon proved a bonus ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Portugal River of Gold

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Portugal’s River of Gold

The breakfast choices were not as expansive as other river cruises and coffee was poor. Lunch choices as well were limited. Dinner choices were limited and some menus were good but small portions with protein. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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nalakitty

12 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

The River of Gold

We started the trip with a non-stop flight from Newark to Lisbon. We upgraded to Economy Plus for the extra leg room and enjoyed a smooth flight. We landed in the early morning and after clearing passport control we ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Johnny Dakota

1 Review Written

Viking Osfrid - Douro River

After a wonderful stay in Lisbon, we transferred to Porto, where we boarded the Osfrid. This boat cruised across Portugal on the Douro River to the border with Spain. The voyage certainly met Viking's high ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Calabrun

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A fantastic Viking River Cruise on the Douro

We really enjoyed this Viking River of Gold cruise along the Douro. We have travelled before with Viking as a few years ago we did the Yangtze River cruise which was amazing and so we expected a lot from Viking. We ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Schiffsfahrt

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relax and Enjoy

After our first river cruise (Waterways of the Tzars) and then two big-ship-cruises (Viking Homelands, Empires of the Mediterranean), we decided to book the Douro river cruise with our courteous booking agent who ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Rambo_Trout

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Scenery, Wine, Port, more Wine, more Port & fortified Moscatel

The ship is stunning and very well laid out. There is a large lounge and the sun deck has ample space for all 100 guests and has a (0.7 metre deep) pool. Cabins are a good size, well-appointed, and comfortable, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Va Ok Travelers

1 Review Written

Douro River Cruise

This was our first trip to Portugal and it didn’t disappoint. Visiting Lisbon and Porto allowed us to enjoy the wonderful things that historic, urban cities in Europe can offer. The cruise down the Douro gave ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JohnDuncan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A nicely balanced cruise up the Douro river

We had been with Viking before and generally appreciated their level of organisation and the standards they set on their vessels. We had two nights in Lisbon after flying out from Machester and then embarked the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Tees traveller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Douro river of gold

We chose is cruise to explore northern Portugal, starting in lisbon with a few nights stay at the hotel Tivoli and then onto porto for our river cruise. The room that we were alicated on-board was clean and well ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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gsyuuu11

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don't waste your money on Viking Duoro River Cruise, Portugal

Poor expensive cruise on the Duoro River, Portugal 1. Food of poor quality -first night I had grilled prawns which were focally raw in the cehter. I think they grill without thoroughly defrosted the prawns. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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DoctorBrian2013

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Let down by the food

The Douro river was one of the ones on our "to do" list we had yet to experience so we chose this one by Viking. My wife and I had travelled with Viking 5 times before so we knew their strengths - and their ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Pester

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great cruise if you like to ride a bus

We chose this cruise specifically to experience the Douro river valley and vineyards. Unfortunately, this cruise was not an ideal way to do so. The navigable part of the river is relatively short, two days of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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zhuanghu

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Terrible journey due to mechanical problems

My wife and I booked the Portugal's Rive of Gold (booking No 483693). We flied 21 hours from Australia to join the river cruise. On the first embarkation day, we were told that one of the engine failed. As a ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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leipolin

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

River Cruise turns into Land Cruise

My experience of my first river cruise totally turned me off from going to future river cruises. Not only for 3 consecutive days, my mini suite cabin with balcony, is in total darkness because the boat ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Carlos@Minn

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Douro River: A wonderful part of the world to visit

After several longer river cruises (i.e., Budapest to Amsterdam) we thought that we might like what would be a much shorter trip (Douro river is only what, 125 miles long?) and kind of quirky itinerary; small towns ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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beanpittsburgh

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

What we expected from Viking

We chose to sail Viking's Douro River after talking with a member of Viking's staff on our last cruise in Bordeaux. She said the fall was a fantastic time to visit Portugal. She was correct. We began our trip ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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raphott

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Three star accommodation at five star prices.

We chose the Viking River of Gold cruise on recommendation by friends and in place of our Elbe River cruise in 2016 that was cancelled because of low water. In order to ensure we would have airport transfers to and ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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jwkalat

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A very special experience

We so much enjoyed our previous Viking cruise, Amsterdam to Budapest, that we were eager to try a second Viking cruise. We had never been to Portugal, and we had heard others praise its beauty. Also, this was at the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Goldens 2

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Osfrid

We would not normally have done this cruise, but it was for my Mother-in-Laws 80th and she wanted us there. We had a lovely time. Everything exceeded our expectations, from the boat, food, crew, and cabin. We ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Fellons

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A big wow

Dear community, we really had a fantastic cruise lately on Viking Osfrid. It is our 3rd Viking Cruise already and this time we decided to see Portugal, started in Lisbon and finished in Madrid. The Lisbon part ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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marchjean

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

One of our best ever

This was our 6th Viking cruise and certainly one of the best we had so far. We started in Lisbon which was ok as we been there before but when we embark the ship in Porto for the actual cruise the have been ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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clipper201

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Douro River in the Spring

Always wanted to see Portugal. We had been on a Rhine River cruise and were easy "converts" to river cruising. Having mentioned the Rhine, our only "criticism," if that's the right word, is that the scenery on the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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SALTYCATHY

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Love of Vikings Portugal

Wonderful destination with a beautiful country and very friendly people. The itinerary and Vikings staff and accommodations were beyond prior cruises. Great optional tours and sights. The opportunity to be ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Traveling Retirees

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Favorite Viking River Cruise So Far!

As usual Viking River Cruise Line treated us like Royalty. Fabulous ship, Fabulous food, Fabulous staff, Fabulous Company. Loved Portugal- hope to return some day! People were so very friendly and welcoming i every ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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