Viking River Cruises

Viking Douro

Viking Douro

Sleek and stylish, Viking Douro is the newest and one of the most innovative ships sailing the Douro River. Built in 2011, the ship accommodates 124 guests in 62 staterooms-three junior suites and 59 French balcony. This floating hotel offers a river view from every stateroom and all public areas, including the panoramic sun deck complete with pool and jacuzzi.

Ship Features
  • 62 comfortable outside staterooms (3 Junior Suites, 59 French Balcony)
  • All staterooms are outside with river view
  • All staterooms have hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration & a French balcony
  • Junior Suites have a bathtub/shower combo
  • Private bathroom with shower; premium bath products; bathrobe & slippers upon request
  • Flat-panel satellite TV
  • Telephone, safe, hair dryer & air conditioning
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Sun deck with shaded sitting area, pool & jacuzzi
  • Restaurant with panoramic windows that open
  • Observation lounge & bar with panoramic windows
  • Elevator & onboard boutique
  • Free internet service
  • Attentive English-speaking staff
  • Laundry service
  • Voltage: 220V

Viking Douro Facts

Cultural Highlights

To complement your tours and shore excursions, take part in Viking's Cultural Highlights-immersive learning and enhancement activities both on board and ashore:

  • Visit port wine-making facilities along the Douro
  • Tour Lisbon's Bairro Alto (the old town area) and colorful Alfama district
  • Dine at a centuries-old monastery converted to a museum
  • Enjoy a Portuguese folkloric show and a Spanish flamenco performance
  • Tour the Mateus Palace and its spectacular gardens

These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Culture Curriculum

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. We offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Learn about:

  • The long history of the Iberian Peninsula
  • Port wine viticulture
  • Cultural influences on the area's art and architecture
  • The European pilgrimage tradition
  • Fado, flamenco and other music and dance traditions

These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.


Fine dining aboard Viking Douro

The chefs create a variety of tasty offerings for you, with freshly prepared seasonal local vegetables, local specialties adapted to satisfy the tastes of our passengers, and homemade soups prepared daily. For breakfast, choose from a selections of pastries, cereals, breakfast meats, egg dishes, fresh fruit and selected cheeses. At lunch, select from the soup and sandwich bar, or a choice of entrees and dessert. And for dinner, you are treated to a full menu with regional specialties.

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