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Viking Torgil River Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Torgil
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

10

Very Good

2

Poor

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

20

River Cruises

14

Family Cruises

6

Romantic Cruises

6

Luxury Cruises

4

14 Viking Torgil River Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Kathy Sharp

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

River of Gold Cruise Packed with Beauty, History, Culture

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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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nis91377

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruising Portugal's wine country.

This cruise met our requirement to stay away from central Europe yet experience a part of the old world that we had not yet discovered completely. The air travel to and from overseas I could do without. Even though ...
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Sail Date August 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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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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Portugaltraveler

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Boring and not for the active traveler.

We took the Torgil for a cruise on the Douro. I commend the staff who executed the Viking program with professionalism and efficiency. I also will say that the cabin was quite nice although I would have liked ...
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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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rjs7149

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Too many busses!!!!!

The cruise up the Douro river was nice but every stop had a LONG bus ride to get to all of the shore excursion towns & destinations. This included the bus ride from Lisbon to Porto. I also found it strange that ...
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Sail Date October 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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Iambog

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Douro River Wine Country

Viking cruises are all top notch. I have sailed China with them before. Riverboats are small, food is excellent, service exceptional. Having said that, this cruise is of any interest ONLY if you are really into ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Vancouver Isalnd

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Superb Experience

My daughter and I had a most enjoyable first experience with Viking Cruises. We chose The River of Gold Itinerary travelling the River Duoro. The excursions were most interesting, the staff was outstanding (they ...
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Sail Date June 2015


BlBrTravel avatar

BlBrTravel

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Amazing staff made for a fabulous experience

My sister and I did the River of Gold itinerary in Portugal's Douro River valley. I enjoyed the smaller ship designed for the river as at 108 passengers it was a nice size - not too small and certainly not too many. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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JSG33

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Douro River Cruise with Lisbon, Salamanca and Compostela de Santago

Viking River Cruises guided us through a cruise of a lifetime. Portugal and the Douro River Valley were beautiful and we saw so many amazing sites and learned so much about the Portuguese culture and country.. We ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Teragram44

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A little known area of Portugal

We have done several river cruises but none as quiet and relaxing as the River Douro in Northern Portugal. It is a beautiful area of the country and when we weren't relaxing, as the ship gently transported us from ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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JeanneRousseau

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Jeanne's review of the Douro River Cruise

I LOVED Portugal. I spent a week there before the cruise began so, I have only a few comments on the cruise itself. 1. The Lisbon portion - Not the pre-cruise extension but the Lisbon portion of the Cruise left a ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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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