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Food is an integral part of cruising. If you're looking for gourmet cruise food, we can point you toward our favorite cruise ship restaurants and food-themed cruises (Top Chef, anyone?). If you just want to know more about onboard dining and what's new in cruise food, check out our tips on buffet etiquette, healthy dining and eating in port.

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83% Loved It
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Budapest -> Bratislava -> Vienna -> Durnstein (Krems) -> Melk -> Passau -> Linz (Salzburg) -> Regensburg -> Nuremberg -> Nuremberg -> Bamberg -> Wurzburg -> Kitzingen -> Wertheim -> Koblenz -> Mainz -> Rudesheim -> Zell -> Cochem -> Trier -> Zell -> Luxembourg
71% Loved It
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Madrid -> Madrid -> Madrid -> Madrid -> Barca d'Alva -> Lamego -> Porto (Leixoes) -> Porto (Leixoes) -> Porto (Leixoes) -> Lisbon -> Lisbon
71% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seward -> Sitka -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Ketchikan -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Vancouver
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06/16
The Getaway was our 3rd cruise this year and by far our favorite!! The service was fantastic and our cabin steward, Rhey made us happy everyday with our adorable towel animals and clean room (balcony room, mid-ship room #14782). We only ... Read more
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06/16
I chose this ship originally for the itinerary -- mainly Normandy and Giverney. The Seine River caused a few problems from all the rain it was quite high. We needed to be transported to Rouen to board the ship. From start to finish the tour ... Read more
06/16
I cruise for the first time with NCL after being on Carnival twice previously. The Ship is gorgeous as its pretty new to the sea. The adult pool felt a little small for the size of the ship. The cabins were decent sized. (I had a balcony). Our ... Read more
We booked this cruise based on the itinerary and reviews of amazing dining and attention to detail. The ship was very nice. The dining rooms and public areas were beautiful. The staff was excellent, and service was always prompt. Our inside ... Read more
This cruise was recommended by our relatives. It was truly a marvelous experience in every respect. The rooms were exquisitely appointed and comfortable. I just wish that they were a bit larger, which was why I rated it a 4/5. The food was a ... Read more
Its an excellent value for the money compared to may upscale cruises. Everything first rate and staff could not do enough. Some of the excursions just okay but still fantastic. I'd rather they gave less excursions but better ones! The food is ... Read more
This is a cruise for more discerning foodies who want quality, service and luxury and don’t want to be herded along with thousands of other passengers on a monster ship. After reading other reviews below, two alarm bells rang in our minds. ... Read more
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