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Viking Douro

Viking Douro

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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.

Keeping line with Viking’s 175 years of river cruising history, you will receive the very best of service aboard the Viking Douro. The fact that Viking specializes in river cruises means that the experience of a river cruise will not be matched by any other company. From panoramic windows to the most expert of river tour guides, there will be no shortage of enjoyment aboard Viking Douro.

Viking Douro's  immersion in local culture does not end with the river. Open dining is provided throughout the day so guests can partake in the finest in local cuisine at any time of the day. Expertly trained chefs use the freshest ingredients to prepare regional delicacies which match perfectly with hand-picked bottles of local wines.

Off-boat activities are also offered to compliment the on-ship portion of your voyage. Try your hands at local activities and customs to get the real-world feel of the area you are traveling in. From music to food and wine tastings, you will have many tales to bring back to your friends and family.

Viking Douro Facts

Inaugural Year: 2011
Refurbished Year: N/A
Country of Registration: Portugal
Guest Occupancy*: 128
Crew: 42
Crew-to-Passenger Ratio: 1 to 3
Length: 245 feet
Beam: 37 feet
Passenger Decks: 4

Total: 62
Suites, with balcony: 3
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 59
Ocean View, without balcony: 0
Inside: 0

Accessible Staterooms: 0

Dining Type: Open

Casino: No

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Fine dining aboard Viking Douro
Viking Douro's 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.

Cultural Highlights
To complement your tours and shore excursions, take part in Viking Douro'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. Viking Douro offers 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.

Viking Douro Deals

Check out the cruise deals that we have available on Viking Douro cruises:
Best Value & Service on Viking River Cruises

Best Value & Service on all Viking Douro Cruises

Book any Viking Douro cruise with us and you'll get the Best Value, along with our unparalleled level of customer service.

Complimentary Beverages on Viking River

Complimentary Beverages on Viking River Cruises

Viking is the most all-inclusive of all river cruise lines. And starting this year, Viking provides complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service to enhance your dining experience.
No Booking Fees

No Booking Fees!

We do not charge booking fees on any cruises! You're sure to enjoy an affordable Viking Douro cruise when booking with us!
Our special offers on Viking Douro cruises may not be combinable. Certain restrictions apply to each offer. View terms and conditions during the online booking process.
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Owner Suite Suite (Category JR and JM)
Approximate Size: 230 square feet
JR located on Deck: Upper Deck
JM located on Deck: Middle Deck

All staterooms are outside with river view All staterooms have hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration & a French balcony Private bathroom & shower; premium bath products; bathrobe & slippers upon request Flat-panel satellite TV Telephone, safe, hair dryer & air conditioning with individual climate control
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Large Picture Window

French Balcony (Categories A, B, C, and D)
Approximate Size: 161 square feet
A located on Deck: Upper Deck
B located on Deck: Middle Deck
C located on Deck: Middle Deck
D located on Deck: Middle Deck

All staterooms are outside with river view All staterooms have hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration & a French balcony Private bathroom & shower; premium bath products; bathrobe & slippers upon request Flat-panel satellite TV Telephone, safe, hair dryer & air conditioning with individual climate control

All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

Viking Douro Deck Plans

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Upper Deck
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Category Legend
JR Junior Suite
JM Junior Suite
A French Balcony
B French Balcony
C French Balcony
D French Balcony

The deck plans of Viking Douro provided on this page are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with Viking River Cruises directly.
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Viking Douro Deck Plans

Viking Douro Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of Viking Douro:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Dining Room
Dining Room
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
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