Viking River Cruises

Viking Helgrim

The Viking Helgrim was built in 2019 and is specifically designed for cruises on the Douro River in Portugal. She carries up to 106 passengers as she cruises along the beautiful Douro River through Portugal and Spain, with departures from Lisbon and Porto. The ship has typical Scandinavian decor and premium amenities. The sun deck offers guests sunbathing and shaded seating areas, along with 360 degree river views. The Viking Helgrim provides food and wine tasting, 24 hour tea/coffee, complimentary bottled water and the use of Wi Fi.


Accommodation on Viking Helgrim includes Outside Staterooms, Veranda Staterooms, French Balcony Staterooms and Suites.


The Helgrim Restaurant is the main dining room on-board and offers a variety of meals from around the world, as well as regional choices. The Aquavit Terrace is located at the bow of the ship and provides an Al Fresco option for those that want to enjoy lunch outside.


Hands-on demonstrations, cooking classes, traditional dance performances, and local tastings. 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.

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. Topics may include the Dutch Masters or French impressionists, castles along the Rhine Valley, the formation of the European Union, the life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the wine and cuisine of southern France, and key words and phrases in the local language wherever you are traveling. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.


A daily programme of lectures, live entertainment and food and wine tasting is provided. Guests can also enjoy 24 hour tea/coffee and bottled water replenished daily. Tours and excursions are arranged. Other facilities include a swimming pool with sunbathing area, Observation Lounge, Library, Shop, Herbal Garden and a putting green.

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