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754 Carnival Mediterranean Cruise Reviews
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Gigster44
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My wife and I chose this cruise to visit some points in history that we had not visited before. We chose a balcony room, it was roomy and very functional. Our service on the ship was always good, this included dining and room service. Our ... Read more
Steve Lang
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We've been cruising mostly Carnival the last 17 years. I feel we get the most bang for our buck and the treatment we get is awesome. We recently sailed with another couple (from the Czech Republic) on the new Vista through the ... Read more
Leepam
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
24 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
We did the final Mediterranean sailing of the Vista before she made the Transatlantic trip to the USA. We stayed in an inside room on the 7th floor and signed up for anytime dining. Embarkation, outside of the Greek Air Traffic ... Read more
westview1900
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
1,254 forum post
Great cruise, skipped turkey while other cruise ships continue to go there. We changed planes in Istanbul, felt safe. Theater is substandard. 2 levels instead of three with bad sight lines. Closet space has been reduced to ... Read more
Oasiscaz
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Had 3 nights in Athens prior to cruise . Embarkation went very smoothly and quick. Rooms were ready straight away too. It felt a bit flat walking onboard for 1st time as your straight into deck 0 the lifts . We have been on several cruises ... Read more
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TravelingUnicorn
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise because of it gave us a great itinerary and allowed us to stretch our budget enough to spend a few days in Greece before embarking joining the cruise. We were picked up form the Athens airport by Carnival and it was ... Read more
strong222
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Wow what an experience for our 1st cruise where to begin. Beautiful brand new ship, loaded to the rim with great restaurants, activities and attractions. Being an adventurous family, we never took the Carnival excursions, rather we rented ... Read more
RVA
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I chose this ship because it was new and for the itinerary. i sailed solo so chose most economical cabin, so small but cozy ,nice bathroom The individual eating venues that I tried were great, Buffet, Burger joint, new BarBQ, Burrito ... Read more
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amharris829
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
This cruise was a new experience for us (never been to Europe) and absolutely wonderful! I am starting to realize just how "ship-based" cruising experiences are opposed to the company that is hosting the sailing (i.e. Royal ... Read more
CanaMan
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Just back from the Athens to Barcelona cruise Oct 2016. Boat is very nice. Great condition as new (even so all of the foyer carpeting had to be replaced during our cruise). Lots of room and rarely felt crowded. Drinks - beer, wine, ... Read more
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Mace350
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this particular cruise because we wanted to experience Carnival's new ship and at the same time visit some of the ports in Europe we had not seen before. As we have come to expect from Carnival, embarcation went smoothly, our ... Read more
oceanessence123
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We chose Carnival Vista because of reasonable prices and port-intensive itinerary. I'm writing this because I had seen so many poor reviews which made me apprehensive before we left. All in all, we (my husband and myself, seniors) had a ... Read more
Metairies
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for two reasons, firstly it was a new ship and secondly the destinations. Although we had cruised many times and had taken 6 previous trips with Carnival we had never cruised in the Mediterranean and thought it would ... Read more
trogmd
Member Since 2013
1 review
353 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I had a great cruise on the Vista and would definitely go on her again. I will now tell you about the things I liked and did not like as much about the Vista. The Ship - I really liked the look of the Vista from the outside, from ... Read more
usermom
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
253 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Would definitely recommend this ship, and we do not usually sail with Carnival. Chose this cruise because we loved the itinerary and long days in each port. We knew this was a very port intensive cruise rather than a laid back relaxing ... Read more
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BeachBoundGirl72
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
10 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My step-daughter and I went to Barcelona a few days before the cruise departed. We enjoyed exploring the city and seeing it's beautiful architecture. The afternoon we boarded, things went very smoothly from checking our bags with the ... Read more
winter.escapee
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The European ports MADE this cruise! Sorry the ship is moving to the caribbean. As far as the ship itself: noticed definitely lower ceilings in many areas (my husband had to duck to avoid head trauma!), and the "show" areas were ... Read more
Lighthouses2
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The number of various ports was exceptional - providing something of interest for everyone. Carnival Vista is beautiful and spacious. Crew is most attentive to ensuring it is tidy and clean. Our cabin steward team was prompt, ... Read more
amiano
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This is my 3rd time going on a cruise ship with Carnival. I have to say I was a little worried about the ship after reading some of the others. We flew in a few days before the trip to see Barcelona and thought the area was very pretty. ... Read more
Beautifulnorth
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We have never cruised before, envisioning cruises as a boring places. where you just ate and read books all day. We opted to cruise the Mediterranean because we are a family of four (two children ages 8 and 11) and it seemed like a great ... Read more
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29rintoul
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Chose this cruise as it was a new ship and we thought the price was good. The ship, food, entertainment and service was a big disappointment to both of us. This was our eighth cruise, our first and last with Carnival. They can learn a lot ... Read more
LittleMoo99
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first cruise and we loved it. We travelled with our 2 young children - aged 2 and 3. We had a family Harbour room (2400) with large balcony which was perfect. A bunk bed and sofa bed for the children. For us there was lots of ... Read more
MayGirls
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Fantastic Ship . requires many more days to explore without daily excursions. Can't wait to go again. Loved the Havana Suites and Cabana local and private access. We were pleased to see our cruise director JAMIE again. She was on ... Read more
Tango123
Member Since 2009
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
After waiting for over a year we were excited about cruising on the new Carnival Vista leaving Barcelona Spain on Sept 23rd 2016. It start with only two of us but our group grew to twelve quickly. We planned our trip months in advance ... Read more
Runway35r
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
This is Carnivals newest ship, Carnival Vista. It is a beautiful ship, very nicely done! The ship is quite spacious, we never felt crowded at any time on the ship. The embarkation experience was flawless, the room was a Balcony ... Read more
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