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Athens (Piraeus) Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Athens

Traveler rating

Excellent

22

Very Good

12

Average

3

Poor

4

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

408

Romantic Cruises

180

Family Cruises

152

Senior Cruises

135

Group and Theme Cruises

43

43 Athens (Piraeus) Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


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kevinsac

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Almost to perfection, I’m not sure I’ll ever cruise on any other line again!

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I have sailed a lot, probably close to100 cruises. On Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, I have spent over 360 days. But I was so impressed with everything about this voyage, I’m not sure I ever will go back to any other ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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chinde

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Amazing Experience

Hi All, My trip Aug 27th from Athens on the Crystal 7 Day Idyllic Aegean Cruise was beyond what I expected. With only 476 cabins this makes for a nice intimate group with no line ups. The extra pluses like all ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Swanner

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Good in daytime but limited in the evening

We chose this cruise because we were faithful customers of the (much missed) Swan Hellenic ship Minerva...this seemed like the best match. In many ways it was just what we were looking for... - right size of ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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TravellerWorldwide

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Perfect small ship size, but ship needs renovation and shore excursions rushed

We travelled with Road Scholar, about 20 of us. We had our own guides separate from the what was provided to the other passengers on the ship. Pros - Nice size ship, under 300. Easy on/off. Restaurants not ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Neallang

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Star is an amazing ship- You will not be disappointed

This was our second Viking Star cruise, first the Inagural year Venice to Istanbul. We arrived in Athens three days early an toured on our own. Once we boarded the Star, we felt we had arrived home. The most ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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EazyCruiser

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Celestyal Cruise is a struggle from start to finish

3 couples travelling together, Friends who have never cruised before chose this cruise, asked us to join them. They were not impressed. Very disappointing. Embarking/Disembarking was a smooth efficient process, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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albuqbarb

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not your typical cruise line

We participated on a tour with Gate 1 Travel embarking on a 4 nights cruise in the Aegean Sea leaving from Athens Our ship was the Celestyal Olympia we had an unlimited drink package , you cannot order 2 ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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1 crafty grandma

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Suprising delightful cruise

We preferred the Viking river cruises but decided to try this one because it included Dobovnic, my husband's roots. It felt like we were on the river boat and included all the amenities we have come to expect. The ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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pezoporos1

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Value for Money

We booked this cruise as we wanted to see as much of the islands as possible in just a few days. This is exactly that happened and rather successfully, as now we wish, we had stayed longer. I' ll state first the ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Peta Heffernan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful cruise

The "Classical Greece" cruise was an ideal way to see the highlights of the Greek Islands and the mainland. Apart from the well-known highlights such as Santorini and Mykonos, the cruise also took us to gems such as ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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sherpette

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Greek Isles Voyage

I belong to the Pentagon SKI club which has been on several Azamara cruises.They are in a class of their own.The low key sophistication creates an ambiance which I feel was responsible that the first words to my ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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bellamed

10 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed with Princess

It was my 10 princess cruise and I’m very disappointed with princess. I did 7 nights Greek isles cruise from Athens. I’ve been on Royal and Regal Princess before and it was much better than Majestic. I ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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jhewson

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing, simply amazing!

For our 40th wedding anniversary, my wife and decided to take a Mediterranean cruise. I chose Viking because of the reviews. We couldn't have been more pleased with the choice. All the personnel I encountered in the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Pilot1st

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Educational and inspirational

Exceptional choice of ports serving regions of magnificent history and diverse cultures. Our second Viking experience coming after the Budapest to Amsterdam river cruise which was stunning. Fearing (only slightly) ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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quinng

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

First time Cruisers

The most surprising part about our outside cabin was the large window. The cabin was specious with two single beds that could be made into a double.The water in the shower was always hot. The cabin attendant was ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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eamonncarter

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

F1 Cruise with a Trip through the Suez Canal

I wanted to see the final race of the f1 season in Abu Dhabi via the Suez canal.Just a couple of things off my bucket list. First night was at a hotel in Athens,because of the bombs in Turkey,so far so good,it ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Wong1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

General Comments

Oceania always provide good services, food and entertainment. The only disappointments were the cancellation of Istanbul and Cairo within the lists of Port of Call. Those cities were the reasons for the initial ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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BrianSchirmer

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We had a fantastic trip. It's a 49 passenger ship and we had only 15 aboard. The food and service were exceptional. It was a very friendly, casual atmosphere. The cruise director and guide were terrific. The ship is ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Steve Lang

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

New Ship in the Mediterranean

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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frcaporossi

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great ship-great crew. Will do it again.

We were looking for a small ship cruise tour in the Greek islands to celebrate my mothers birthday plus my wedding anniversary. We were referred to Variety Cruises by american friends who cruised in Costa Rica with ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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James Seedorf

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

I would enjoy this again.

We wanted to see the Greek islands. We scheduled to leave out of Istanbul but the State Department warning level got too high and Viking was on top of it. They handled all changes to the itinerary very well ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Kathe555

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Worth the Trip with a Few Changes

This is my first review so I hope that you enjoy it. First of all, 3 stars does not mean "awful" it just means "pretty average". So don't think I'm hating on Celebrity, as they are actually currently my favorite ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Bapple

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Seabourn Sojourn and the Greek Isles.

Our first experience with Seabourn was in 2009. Our Norwegian vessel was docked near a Seabourn ship. Seeing how the Seabourn guests were welcomed aboard was an eye opener. In 2014, we took a deep breath and ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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nevcoll

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Three-Day Cruise of Greek Islands

This cruise was an add-on to a tour of Italy and Greece. Like other readers, I had read some bad reviews of the Olympia and the cruise itself. However, I did not find this to be the case. The staff were always ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Togaflex

3 Reviews Written

138 Helpful Votes

Lovely Time on a Lovely Ship

This is my first review. I am a first time British cruiser, 36 years old professional chap, who was, as I suspect many are, a little bemused by the number of alarmingly poor reviews on this site. It does make me ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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