A Great Introduction: Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review by hillside
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A Great Introduction
Destination: Europe - Eastern Mediterranean
We enjoyed the NCL Spirit. It was well maintained and had a very accomodating crew. We were well taken care of. We enjoyed all the pay restaurants, particularly The Bistro. We ate there twice, Cagney's twice and also Teppanyaki and the Trattatoria. All were good and worth the surcharge. We also very much enjoyed the Windows Dining Room. We dined in Windows for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as our schedule allowed. We thought the lido was hectic and rarely ate there.
The entertainment was the best we've ever seen on a ship. It ranged from singers and acrobats to illusionists and full musical More productions. We were very impressed.
Our stateroom was smaller than we were used to and was the only negative. I knew it would be small, but we were hardly there. This was a very port intensive trip.
We went on this cruise for the ports. I found lots of info on CC and really appreciate all the helpful tips.
Venice- We stayed 2 nights at the Hilton Molino Stuckey. It was a spectacular location overlooking the main shipping canal. It had a free private water shuttle to St. Marks Square.We took the Alleguna water shuttle directly from the hotel dock to the port and were on board very easily. There was a shuttle that took anyone who needed a lift from the water shuttle. Less
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Port and Shore Excursions
Temple of Poseidon
Florence Walking Tour
Archaeological Site of Ephesus
Great Vacation in Europe
Christmas at Sea
Seemed like a training cruise
Overall a great experience
Very good experience