We wanted to see Spain and Portugal. This Cruise fit the bill. We don’t especially like big ocean cruises, so we liked the smaller ship idea. I can’t really fault the ship, but since we have only been on one other “ocean” cruise, it certainly was far better than the ocean cruise we were on previously. Unfortunately, we have been on three Viking River Cruises and found ourselves comparing our experience to. That of the River Cruises, which isn’t really rare. We love the intimacy of the river cruises vs. the ocean cruise. We felt the food on the Ocean Cruise was not as good as on the River Cruises...not enough diversity and quality was okay. We travelled with another couple, which was a good thing....otherwise we would probably be dining by ourselves most of the time...we like meeting people. We loved the entertainment, and the spa and gym...big pluses. We were always treated exceptionally, but never got to really know any of the staff the way we do on the River Cruises. we also felt, the “included” excursions had little substance. Also, don’t like the “class system” where if you have a more expensive room, you get first dibs by about 10 days on the optional excursions. Maybe not fair to compare, if we had never been on River Cruise....this would have been a better review. That being said, I don’t really want to go on an Alaskan Cruise, but my husband does, so if I do cave in and go on an Alaskan Cruise, I would do it on ?Viking,
The cabin was beautiful, however, it could have used more drawer space. Other than that, it was very nice...beautiful balcony, although we never sat our on it as it was a little too cool.
Nice town and did go to fish market, but other than that...not worth the time.IMO
Could have passed up on this stop, seemed. To be a filler...would rather have a day at sea.
Absolutely loved this city....I want to go back and see more!
We were pleasantly surprised at this beautiful city. Another place we want to go back and explore.
We loved Lisbon. Unfortunately my husband got sick and we did not get to do what we had hope to do, so we have to go back. We loved the city, the people, the food...