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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
Swan Hellenic's Minerva has come a long way from its beginnings as the ice-strengthened hull of a planned Ukrainian spy ship to its current position as an upscale ship with a country-house hotel ... read more
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Minerva Cruise Reviews: 14

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Up the Amazon by C.KENNEDY5

This was our 5th or 6th cruise on Minerva so it must be reasonably good if we keep returning. We ... continue

South America & Antarctica 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
First and last time on Minerva by mjtravellers

We wanted an interesting cruise on a small ship over Christmas and New Year and the " Mysteries ... continue

Panama Canal & Central America 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Gardens archaeology and wildlife of the British Isles by MelvynG

Education and enlightenment afloat

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British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Swan Hellenic Spring Celebration Cruise by Seacooky
2nd cruise w/ Swan-First time on Minerva ... continue
Western Mediterranean 05/13 4.0 out of 5+
The best pampered, educative time had in years! by artemisiag

I went on the 'Holy Lands' cruise, March - April 2013. It was fantastically good value and had ... continue

Middle East 08/14 5+ out of 5+
Grand Mediterranean Spring Cruise 2013 by afterdeck

Included Holy Lands, Greece & Crimea & Spring Celebration. Cruises.

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Eastern Mediterranean 05/13 4.0 out of 5+
Breath of Fresh Air by Pat Pascoe
A meander around the coasts of Portugal, Spain and France with wine tasting as we went. ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 06/11 5.0 out of 5+
A Touch of Class! by Christopher Jarman
Great food, superb organization, fascinating speakers, interesting meeting people ... continue
Western Mediterranean 07/11 5.0 out of 5+
Sampling southern India by BRPuffin
Good company and window to India's past and future ... continue
Middle East 04/11 4.0 out of 5+
Now we know how the soldiers felt at Dunkirk... by gunthorpe r
The first and probably the last time we will use.......SH. ... continue
Western Mediterranean 01/11 3.0 out of 5+
Left like the soldiers at Dunkirk after the last boat ...... by r gunthorpe
Review of first and probably last time with Swan Hellenic. ... continue
Middle East 01/11 2.0 out of 5+
Hansa and Leningrad by Red_Roger
An excellent journey with Swan Hellenic to the Baltic. ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/10 5+ out of 5+
French Vintage by WilmslowBridge
A fantastic cruise on Swan Hellenic Minerva. Stopped at 10 incredible ports on this cruise. Small ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 07/10 5+ out of 5+
Amazing Antarctica Adventure by dileep
This was a trip of a lifetime and no words can adequately describe the experience. ... continue
South America & Antarctica 02/10 Not Rated

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