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39 Viking Torgil Cruise Reviews


TomMcC avatar

TomMcC

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most Beautiful Scenery

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This was our fourth Viking River Cruise, ( plus one ocean vcruise), and our first that included a tour before the boat. The hotel in Lisbon was elegant, one of the best we’ve stayed at. The included excursions ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Love Viking avatar

Love Viking

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very beautiful scenery and the entire staff was very accommodating and wonderful

This trip was wonderful. Our group, of four, did the pre-cruise stay in Lisbon. This gave us a chance to explore the city and learn about the history and culture. We also went to visit Our Lady of Fatima before we ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Nut 50

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful autumn colours in Douro Valley

We have travelled with Viking several times and believe what they offer is good value for money, excellent quality and immerses us in the culture of the places visited. David Wander the Programme Director was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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shelrit

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Incredible First Class Service

This was our fourth Viking cruise and I think they just get better and better. Embarkation was so impressive! Seriously, I thought it would be a long process, but we walked aboard the boat, was immediately greeted ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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TJB71

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking River-Portugal & Spain, 2105. Perfect!

We were looking for a Spring, nice weather river cruise, and an earlier cruise with Viking in Russia sold us on this line. We had never been to Portugal -- so their River of Gold seemed like a perfect fit, and it ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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rcochran

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Exceptionally wonderful cruise

This cruise was a retirement cruise, as I retired August 31, and we left for Lisbon just a week later. We purposely scheduled an extra three days in Lisbon on our own, and we scheduled private tours using Viator ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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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


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patrickfreeman

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent! this was our second cruise with Viking in 2016

This cruise was on the duoro river in portugal. We probably would have never travelled to this fascinating country except for this viking cruise. It was nice to have 3 days in lisbon to start. We loved the tile ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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sandyron

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Portugal River cruise

We had been to virtually every other place. The cruise was beyond our expectations. The staff was especially attentive to our needs. I had fallen on an excursion, and the cruise director took me back to our ship. ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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irwin.finestone

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Just a Magnificent Destination

Previously, my wife and I enjoyed the Bordeaux wine themed cruise. We enjoy wine themed travel. We decided to register for the Douro - River of Gold Cruise. We're very happy that we did. The wine and port ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Nikki Sea

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Duoro with So Much To Offer

This cruise was excellent. Keeping in mind that many sights in Portugal, worth seeing, are a bit inland, so this cruise not only took you along the beautiful river, but inside to towns, and experiences that you ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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nanralf

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

This was our 4th riverboat cruise, 2nd with Viking. We selected "Portugal's River of Gold" itinerary for our 50th Anniversary celebration because we had never been to Portugal before. Our pre cruise stay at Hotel ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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marciaroh

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A wonderful trip along the Duoro River of Gold.

I have done six Viking Cruises and this one was with my three adult children…we LOVED this cruise. The staterooms are lovely, the staff very attentive and the dining choices are superb. We had wonderful local ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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desmacruise

10 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

An excellent cruise on the Douro River

We cruised on a river cruise with VIKING TORGIL from july 28th to august 4th 2016. it was our first river cruise on we enjoyed evry moment of it. We arrived in Lisbon for a two night stay before the cruise, the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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rcascio

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

A Lost Journey was found

Thanks to the crew of the Viking Ship Torgil, A bad situation was salvaged and made into a great Journey. The Portuguese River Authority would not let us sail the Rio Douro, because the river was too high. ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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dtimmis

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Viking First Timers

'Newbies' for river cruises and Viking - great experience from beginning to end. Two nights in Lisbon at the Tivoli Hotel was enough to savour the 'best of' (especially with a three hour Segway tour!). The trip to ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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joelawrence3

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Douro Cruise and Extensions

We had a nonstop flight into Lisbon, were met at the airport by a Viking representative, and taken to the Hotel Tivoli centrally located in LIsbon. Everything went very smooth, as we have come to expect from Viking. ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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adspeak@sympatico.ca

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Douro Cruise

After a three-flight trip and navigating the "maze" (otherwise known as Frankfurt Airport), it was comforting to be met at Lisbon by a Viking representative, who took us to Lisbon's Hotel Tivoli. This hotel is fine ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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boomerone

23 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Outstanding river cruise

Our 7th river cruise with Viking and quite possibly the best. It's difficult to grade river cruises against each other as itineraries and scenery are so different but this one was truly fantastic. Starting in ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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billmar

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

River of Gold

This was our fourth trip with Viking and it lived up to our previous experiences. Torgil was a beautiful, modern ship and we were lucky to have a suite (212), which spoiled us: we also took two other cruises in ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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patbauerkemper@gmail.com

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise Portugal

We flew into Lisbon and we were picked up by Viking at the airport and taken to our hotel. We spent two nights at the Trivoli Hotel which was very nice. I really loved the city of Lisbon. We live in South Orange ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Travel bug 1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Douro River; Best Cruise Ever

Staff were very accommodating, pleasant and efficient. Portugal gave us a very favorable impression, the people, scenery etc. Viking itinerary was quite interesting, in depth tour of an area of world that is a ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Intrepidgranny

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Memorable experiences just keep coming

This was our fourth Viking trip and we continue to be amazed at how well things are done. No detail is overlooked. My birthday was spent in a lovely monestary with a birthday song included by the Fado performers. I ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Douro Cruiser

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

This was our first river cruise and certainly not our last with Viking. Every staff member was most helpful but a special mention must be given to Barbara whose daily briefings and knowledge added much to our ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Sparky333

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Time on the Viking Torgil in Portugal

We had a fabulous time - nothing but good to say about the cruise. The pre-extension in Lisbon and post-extension in Santiago de Compostela were both wonderful also. The ship was lovely - immaculately clean, ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Viking Torgil Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.4
Dining4.04.5
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation1.03.1
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.3
Service4.04.8
Value For Money3.04.3
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