Viking Torgil

Viking Torgil Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Torgil

Year built2014  /  Age : 4
BuilderNeptun Werft GmbH (Rostock, Germany)
Classmodified Viking Longship
OwnerViking Cruises and Douro Azul
OperatorViking River Cruises Portugal
Speed15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph
Length (LOA)80 m / 262 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage4000 gt
Passengers53 - 106
Crew36
Decks4
Cabins53
Decks with cabins3
Christened byLaura Ferreira

Current itinerary of Viking Torgil

Viking Torgil current cruise is 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold. Prices start from USD 3218 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 20 Sep, 2018 and ends on 27 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
20 Sep      Departing from Porto, Leixoes, Portugal   
21 Sep     Porto, Leixoes, Portugal   
22 Sep     Regua, Portugal   
23 Sep     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
24 Sep     Vega de Terron, Salamanca, Spain   
25 Sep     Pinhao, Portugal   
26 Sep     Regua, Portugal   
27 Sep      Arriving in Porto, Leixoes, Portugal   

Review of Viking Torgil

Viking Torgil longship cruises on Douro River in Portugal and Spain, with itineraries departing from Lisbon (2-night hotel stay) and Porto (7-day roundtrip, embarkation / disembarkation). The sailing part starts from Porto (Oporto).

The Torgil ship is operated via partnership between Viking Cruises and Douro Azul (Portugal's largest cruisetour company). The other Viking cruise ships in Portugal are Hemming, Osfrid and Helgrim. Viking's Douro cruise prices (per person, inclusive of flights from UK) range from GBP 1300 up to GBP 2300 (peak season rates pp). On select Viking Douro River cruise tours, the company offers round-trip USA airfare inclusive deals with discounted pricing on select cabins or itineraries / dates).

Viking Torgil cruise ship, Douro River, Portugal

Viking Torgil is a modified design longship (smaller, with reduced passenger capacity). This luxury boat was built exclusively for Douro River cruisetours and features innovative corridor configuration, modern engineering and technologies, signature Scandinavian decor, premium stateroom amenities, themed onboard entertainment, expert-led enrichment program.

The Torgil longship also has solar panels, organic herb garden and an outdoor swimming pool. It carries 106 passengers in 53 outside staterooms. All cabins are comfortable and eleganct, with amenities like 40-inch flat TVs, hotel-style beds, premium mattresses, luxury bath products. Veranda Suites are with two full rooms, a step-out balcony (off the living room) and French Balcony (off the bedroom). The Aquavit Terrace is located at the bow of ship. The spacious Sun Deck offers 360-degree views, al fresco dining, swimming pool with sunbathing area, deck games, shaded seating. The river boat also has a library corner, boutique shop, free wireless internet service.

Viking Torgil cruisetour prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Viking cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Viking River Cruises Portugal deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates.

River Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of Viking Torgil Douro river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:

  • "PORTUGAL RIVER OF GOLD" are 10-days cruises from Lisbon, with included 7-days Douro River cruise from Porto (round-trip, starting with an easterly course). These deals offer 8 complimentary land tours/excursions in Portugal and Spain included in the fares. Douro River itinerary route features unique scenery with beautifully terraced vineyards, picturesque villages and small towns, medieval castles and monasteries. Among the special activities are the local food and wine sampling of traditional Portuguese cuisine and port wines in the Douro Valley region.
  • The list of port activities and cruisetours includes: Lisbon (Tivoli Lisboa or similar 2-night Lisbon luxury hotel package included), scenic bus ride to Oporto (included lunch in Coimbra, boarding the ship at the "Vila Nova de Gaia" dock), Foz (fishing village, port wines-making facility, with optional excursion to Guimaraes /embarkation again in Bitetos), bus travel to Alpendurada Monastery (traditional inn and museum, included dining and fado performances), Regua (Lamego tour to the "Shrine Of Our Lady Of Remedy" /pilgrimage site, visiting Quinta do Seixo /port wines-making facility, embarkation again in Pinhao), passing through 2 of the Douro River's locks (at Valeira and the Pocinho Dams), Barca d’Alva (bus travel to Castelo Rodrigo), full-day long tour to Salamanca Spain (from Vega de Terron) with included restaurant lunch and flamenco performances), embarkation again in Vega de Terron (overnight dock), Pinhao (bus tour to Favaios /wine-bread themed museum, traditional bakeries, also visiting the Quinta da Avessada winery /included dinner and wine tasting), Regua (tour to Vila Real), Gaia (overnight dock) and Oporto (disembarkation).
  • There is an optional 2-night Portugal and Spain travel and hotel package offered for vsiting Braga (3rd-largest city in Portugal) and Compostela (the capital of Galicia /autonomous community in Spain).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

Viking Torgil wiki

  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 53 (of which 11 Suite, 24 Balcony, 2 French Balconies, 16 with a not-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Torgil (dining room), Aquavit Terrace (al fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation, Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), elevator, top-deck (shaded relaxation area, Herbal Garden, putting green, Sky Bar, pool, Shuffleboard). The Torgil longship doesn't have gym room, jacuzzi, spa, but has a swimming pool on its top deck.
  • Viking Torgil cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions, ground transfers, live evening entertainment, daily lecturers, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.
  • Viking Torgil is one of the latest generation Viking River Cruises longships specifically modified for cruising on Douro River. This is a new (patented) riverboat design allowing bigger passenger accommodations without the need to shrink public areas size and to compromise the vessel's general comfort.

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - AA (x6, deck3), AB (x5, deck2)
  • Balcony Staterooms - A (x13, deck3), B (x12, deck2)
  • French Balcony Staterooms (with floor to ceiling door-windows) - C (x1, deck3), D (x1, deck2)
  • RiverView Staterooms - E (x12, deck1), F (x4, deck1).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

Viking Torgil - user reviews and comments

Viking Torgil Itineraries

The below listed Viking Torgil cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Viking Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 May 31 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Jun 07 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Jun 14 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Jun 21 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Jun 28 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Jul 05 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Jul 12 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Jul 19 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Jul 26 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Aug 02 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Aug 09 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Aug 16 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Aug 23 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Aug 30 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2918
2018 Sep 06 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Sep 13 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Sep 20 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Sep 27 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Oct 04 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Oct 11 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$3218
2018 Oct 18 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2618
2018 Oct 25 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2618
2018 Nov 01 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2618
2018 Nov 08 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2618
2018 Nov 15 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2168
2018 Nov 22 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2168
2018 Nov 29 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$1718
2018 Dec 06 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$1718
2018 Dec 13 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$1718
2018 Dec 20 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto$2618
2019 Mar 21 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Mar 28 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Apr 04 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Apr 11 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Apr 18 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Apr 25 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 May 02 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 May 09 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 May 16 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 May 23 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 May 30 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Jun 06 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Jun 13 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Jun 20 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Jun 27 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Jul 04 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Jul 11 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Jul 18 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Jul 25 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Aug 01 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Aug 08 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Aug 15 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Aug 22 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Aug 29 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Sep 05 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Sep 12 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Sep 19 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Sep 26 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Oct 03 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Oct 10 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Oct 17 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Oct 24 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Oct 31 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Nov 07 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Nov 14 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Nov 21 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Nov 28 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Dec 05 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Dec 12 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto
2019 Dec 19 7 days, round-trip Portugal’s River of Gold Porto