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Athens (Piraeus) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

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28 Athens (Piraeus) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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YTOcruisers

4 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary - good value!

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We chose this 7 days cruise because of the ports - Cairo, Jerusalem/Bethlehem, Cyprus, Rhodes and Ephesus. We also chose it because of the great value for what we paid as the price included 3 excursions (Cairo, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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johneed

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Well done, enjoyable cruise

I'll start by saying we travel a lot, but aren't "cruise people". We've only been on one other cruise. Most of our travel is self-booked, no groups, tours, etc. That said, we were looking to do something out of the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Bashfulbarb

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

You don't get nickled and dimed to death on a Viking cruise!

We like Viking because when we check out at the end of the cruise we don't have a huge bill to pay for wine, sodas, bottled water, spa, laundry and shore excursions. The ship is light and bright and cheery. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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686839

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Second Azamara cruise previously on Quest

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, the destinations were mostly good apart from a change to Nauplion instead of Spetses. Mykonos was supposed to be docked instead we were taken ashore on tenders. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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myovercash

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Star - Amazing port of calls

A 15 days ocean cruise “Cities of Antiquity & the Holy Land” on the Viking Star, we chose this cruise for the countries and ports: Greece, Greek Islands, Israel and Italy. At each port Viking had an included ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Tidalmist

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Port Intensive Cruise to the Middle East

We sailed on the Azamara Journey 18 months ago and really enjoyed it so we decided to book this cruise from Athens to Dubai. We arrived after 2:30 pm so embarkation was a breeze. The ship came out of dry dock just ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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erp2017

1 Review Written

Arabic Azamara

Great trip with friends sightseeing parts of the world that we hadn't considered before, especially the Suez Canal and the Red Sea. Although a small sample, the various visits gave a good appreciation of Arab ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Vogi

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise & Horrible Air Services

Brand new ship on its second trip. Beautiful ship and very comfortable. The staff was new to the ship and many were new to their jobs but they worked very hard to make the trip pleasant. Overall our party of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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jaekae

1 Review Written

A Fabulous Trip!

Selected this cruise (combined 2 cruises, Athens to Monte Carlo, then on to Lisbon) for the itinerary and was thrilled with the ports. And selected because this is small ship. We got into many ports that larger ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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wendyleetaylor

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

10 cities in 14 days

Seeing 10 ports of call in 14 days really gave me a small overview of which countries I would like to return to and which I wouldn't bother with We arrived in Athens a day and a half early to sight see. There were ...
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Sail Date August 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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floridanative1

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Athens to Barcelona, End of the 2016 Season Sailing

My husband and I chose this cruise to enjoy the intensive port itinerary. We purchased this cruise at a bargain discounter that included transfers from the airport to a fantastic hotel in Athens and another transfer ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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oceanessence123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely, Memorable Trip

We chose Carnival Vista because of reasonable prices and port-intensive itinerary. I'm writing this because I had seen so many poor reviews which made me apprehensive before we left. All in all, we (my husband and ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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milliemax

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean Easy Going

We were a party of 4 and had cruised on Azamara,Oceania and various other cruise lines.An opportunity presented itself to try Regent so this is our review.The package was booked through Regent with flights with BA ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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rduggan777@gmail.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Mystery Cruise ?

Stateroom on floor 7 excellent, Britannia Restaurant excellent, Crew excellent, However the dance hosts were all American, two of them must have learnt there dancing from a library book, one was a try hard and the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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leisure cruzer

6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Skip the shows and kick off your shoes to enjoy the grass.

Cruise was supposed to end in Istanbul but at last minute changed to Athens (due to terrorist attack), while this change caused some effort in rescheduling, it did not take away from the overall experience. Booked a ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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comas

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Good Cruise

This was our third cruise with Azamara, chosen mainly for the itinerary. We stayed one night prior to embarkation at the Hilton, Athens. This was part of the package. Arrival in Athens was mid afternoon and about ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Mrs Rose

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A Superb Cruise

I chose this cruise because of the included Brandenburg Sing-at -sea choral experience, which was very enjoyable. I hope it will be repeated. The two days in Athens, the departure city! got us off to an ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Arkatron

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A very relaxing experience

Our holiday began well, with a rep from Voyages of Discovery meeting us at Heathrow to assist with checking in. It was the speediest check in ever, and stress free. We had an excellent flight to Athens, and once ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Pyer

15 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Queen Victoria Mediterranean Visit

We boarded at Athens on a incredibly hot day. Embarkation was swift and comfortable even though we were 3 hours early. We had a balcony cabin on deck 4 kept immaculately by our steward. Lunch we tried to take ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Elitebill

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Everything Great but Restaurant Dress Attire

Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. Great food, very pleasant and helpful staff. Usual mixture of ports with some more attractive than others. However the star find was Nessebar in Bulgaria. Yards from the tender ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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fourthalarm

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise and interesting ports

Our plane was delayed and we didn't get to the ship until 4:05 and it was due to sail at 4:00, but they were still dong the life boat drill. From the moment the embarkation staff became aware that we were running ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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imacglasgow

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Perils of the Aegean

Thought the destinations were good so booked in full knowledge of this being an older ship with no balconies. Thomson travel arrangements, transfers, boarding etc all slick. Ship was small so comparatively very ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Sherry Baby

3 Reviews Written

Many ports- many pleasures

We are a retired couple seeking exciting travel destinations. The Eastern Mediterranean 12- day Jade cruise beginning in Athens was a great choice for us. The many ports of call, coupled with the October (nearly ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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Cathryn757

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good far outweighed the hiccups

Let's start with the great.... the entertainment was off the charts, much superior to any other cruise we have taken, all STELLAR! Embarkation and debarkation were organized and a breeze. The food and service ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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