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Viking Helgrim Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Pinhao, Portugal
Cruising the Douro
The border of Spain and Portugal
Douro River
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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 River, Great Food, Great Staff,Lots of Time on Buses, and Disappointing Wine

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travellover48
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The Douro River is famous port and wine country. Unfortunately Viking has a very poor provider of Portuguese wine to complement the fabulous food they serve. This is a wine country cruise and we expected to be treated with excellent Portuguese wine. We were a party of eight who all had the silver wine package--the included wines in the package were either undrinkable or mediocre. We opened ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Great cruise through a world heritage site

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twardkc
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was a marvelous relaxing cruise. The service was impeccable. The crew made us feel welcome at every turn. The land excursions were good, but there was one that just didn't have much content. However, all in all, it was exactly what we were looking for. The starting land pre-tour in Lisbon was wonderful and we tacked on an additional pre-tour in Spain that was also managed by Viking. The ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda


Serenity midst the riverside vineyards

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NStraveljunkie
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise was chosen as friends recommended it as a scenic Viking River Tour of the River Douro midst wine country. We also chose it at the particular time we travelled as Portugal had, along with Cuba, the highest vaccination rate in the world (98%). We'd not visited Portugal before and thoroughly enjoyed our 14 days there. There is already talk of a return to this charming and diverse ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Veranda


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