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davymcb's Port Reviews of Venice, Bari, Katakolon (Olympia), Santorini, Athens (Piraeus), Corfu
MSC Fantasia cruise in May 2014
Member Name: davymcb
Cruise Date: May 2014
Embarkation: Venice
Destination: Eastern Mediterranean
Member Review: davymcb's MSC Fantasia Review
Venice
Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+

A beautiful place but very expensive, bring a packed lunch if you can. Take the river bus down grand canal, you will get great pictures and a better view than walking the narrow streets.



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Bari
Port Rating: 5+ out of 5+

A surprising little town, you can walk very easily into the old town, prices are very reasonable after the expense of Venice.


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Katakolon (Olympia)
Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+

Didn't take the tour to Olympia had been there before, but if you are into ruins, museums the tours are cheaper when you get off the boat, again just walking to the lovely seaside resort, about 10 euro for a tour.



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Santorini
Port Rating: 5+ out of 5+

What a beautiful place, a must see, take the cable car to top and enjoy a coffee in a taverna over looking the port. Tip, don't rush down to get tender, avoid the que, have a leisurely breakfast and step on to tender with no crowd.



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Athens (Piraeus)
Port Rating: 3.0 out of 5+

Although we got off ship and took train tour around Piraeus, it was too hot and noisey for us, back to ship to rest up. Other people was to gate of port and took tour bus to Athens only 10euro.



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Corfu
Port Rating: 5+ out of 5+

A surprise to me, it is a lovely town, had to take port shuttle because it was a 30min walk and it was 30c so worth the 12 euro each. Lovely around the old town and reasonably priced shops and coffee bars.



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Dubrovnik
Port Rating: 5+ out of 5+

Again you need to take a shuttle bus it is a bit of a walk from the port into the old town, but what a wonderful place, only complaint, we only had a half day, it was Saturday, and there was thousands of people, overcrowded, would loved to go at night when all day trippers left.



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