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Athens (Piraeus) Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

Viking Ocean
Viking Orion
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Athens

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20 Athens (Piraeus) Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews


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Zseesdaworld

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bucket list cruise

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The itinerary for this cruise was exceptional. We visited 10 countries, 16 ports of call, and too many UNESCO World Heritage sites to count. The list of highlights alone would take up all the room allowed for this ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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palacecrystal1

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Viking Orion - Grand Voyage: Cultural Explorations - Athens to Hong Kong

Background information This is our seventh cruise, and the first with Viking Ocean Cruises (VOC). We selected the voyage based on the itinerary, final destination, and time of year. This voyage allowed us to ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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JanieG9876

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise from Greece through Angkor Wat!

This was a “bucket list” cruise for our 25th anniversary. We are so happy that we went! The tours we took were wonderful, informative, and frequently breathtaking. (The one exception was Jerusalem, where the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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helicopterguy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great 35 Day Cruise from the Med to South East Asia

After 20 plus cruises on several cruise lines, we wanted to go to new places and to try Viking Ocean. We weren't disappointed ! The itinerary covered ten countries and a trip thru the Suez Canal. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Plumarae

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing first cruise experience. Gorgeous ship, pampering staff.

My friends were going on this trip and I was sure it was a lifetime opportunity to see countries I would never see on my own Every detail of the ship was first class and beautifully designed. My cabin spacious ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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AussieBabyBoomer

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Voyage of Marco Polo

This was our first cruise with Viking but I am sure it won't be our last. Previous cruises have been on much larger ships so were looking forward to discovering the difference. From day one we were blown away by ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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billwscott

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Experience of a lifetime!

We sailed from Athens to Bangkok on a 36 day cruise called the Voyage of Marco Polo. Certainly a grand name, and the voyage lived up to it. I captured my full journey on Instagram on my billwscott account. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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bennygarcia14

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best cruise experience ever

We had done 4 River Cruises with Viking and enjoyed them very much. The staff was friendly and had great Stewarts. We enjoyed most of the tours, except the Saint Catherine Monastery, which we felt it was not ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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dlroseberry

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our first ocean cruise, a test.

Having done a few river cruises with Viking, we decided to try one of their ocean cruises. I was worried about getting on and off the boat with so many people and indeed it is a logistical challenge compared to ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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xyztortoise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great destination and beautiful ship

What sold us about the cruise are the destination. The Viking Orion is beautiful with plenty public sitting and relaxing area beautifully Scandinavian furnishings. What impress us is how friendly the crew are. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Norma Elaine

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Passage to India

Hadn't been to four of the countries and looked forward to seeing them. Have always enjoyed the Viking river cruises so wanted to try an ocean cruise. Some of the tours were a bit disappointing-a three hour plus ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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dianaluna

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Incredible itinerary, amazing service, super food, gorgeous ship

This was our 3rd Viking Ocean cruise. Nothing beats Viking.kin we have sailed on Seabourn, Oceania, Azamara and Crystal Nothing compares to Viking. Included shore excursions are great. guides are super. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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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!

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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Whately1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a lifetime

We chose the cruise for the itinerary and the review of this particular new Viking ship. We were NOT disappointed with either itinerary or the ship. In fact, we did something we have never done before, after ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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TLPlacek

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best cruise I’ve ever been on!!!

I chose this cruise because I liked the itinerary and had not been to this part of the world. The Passage to India exceeded all of my expectations. The Viking Orion is a beautiful ship! The cabins are spacious, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ladycruisestheworld

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Ship has Gastrointeritis Outbreak - Caution if you have health issues

This is a pretty ship however, we were in CODE RED for the majority of our journey as there was a GI outbreak on the ship. This ship is odd, there is an unease among the crew on this vessel. You never see any of ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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S K Fung

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The exciting cruises in 2018

When I was in high school, I read a lot geography around the suez canal, red sea, and indian ocean. It is very interesting and I am glad I get this one in my bucket list. The excursions is actually more than I ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Fellen000

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great experience

We were looking for a cruise to the Middle East and had traveled with Viking on a river cruise. Their itinerary most closely matched our plans. The ship, its amenities, the crew were all outstanding. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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tewmaster

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Orion Passage to India

Interesting itinerary addressing many bucket list destinations; we also wanted to try a new ship; after a Viking River cruise and several Oceania and Celebrity cruises we wanted to try Viking Ocean cruise on a small ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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jimwoodjrw

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing trip through the Middle East

The cruise provided the opportunity to see the Parthenon, the Holy Land, the pyramids, the Temple at Karnak and the ruins at Petra as well as meet the wonderful people who now live in and around these ancient ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Viking Orion Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.7
Dining5.04.5
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.4
FamilyN/A
Enrichment5.04.4
Service4.54.7
Value For Money5.04.2
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