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Athens (Piraeus) to the Mediterranean Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews

Viking Ocean
Viking Star
Mediterranean
Athens

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99 Athens (Piraeus) to the Mediterranean Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews


T Marti avatar

T Marti

1 Review Written

First time with Viking and will travel with no other!

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Friends of ours are long time Viking patrons and they asked if we wanted to accompany them on this one. I really did not think my husband would try cruising again as our 2 Caribbean experiences were not to our ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jp23

2 Reviews Written

Athens to Rome Cruise

We had a fantastic time over Christmas week on this cruise of the Mediterranean. We had taken a Viking River Cruise and has such a wonderful experience, I trusted the Ocean cruise would be equally great. It was - ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GmaBabs

1 Review Written

Better than the PBS Ads!

For my 75th birthday, I took three generations of my family to enjoy a cruise over Christmas and New Years of 2020. I could not imagine that the actual experience would be as wonderful and beautiful as the PBS Ads! ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Granny Glady

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise

My sister and I took this cruise because we both had wanted to go to Athens, and we had never done that. We are both over 80 years old and have mobility problems. On the boat, everything was fine. Shore ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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joans4860

1 Review Written

Christmas Cruise

We chose this cruise because we had been on one that ended in Athens almost 2 years ago and my husband got sick (we were quarantined to the stateroom on our last day and missed the excursion in Athens). There was a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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pwchief

12 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

Wonderful itinerary, great ship!

The Adriatic & Greece is perfect cruising grounds with scenic sailing, interesting ports with lots of history and interesting people wherever we stopped. Viking Ocean Cruises has found the perfect formula for ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Rafhgf

1 Review Written

1ST VIKING OCEAN CRUISE

The localized and exploring these anciant sites brought a lot of history into docs and added materially to out understanding. Guides were very knowledgeable and informative. Particularly in Israel we were treated ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Bob and Debbie

1 Review Written

The Eastern Med

Our trip with Viking, our first with them, was everything it was meant to be! Travel arrangements were clockwork precision, with little effort needed on our part. We experienced none of the confusion that often ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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molymoo

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

Our short but sweet “Journey to Antiquities” cruise is over but will remain a special memory for a long, long time! We boarded the beautiful Star in Athens and we were able to go to our stateroom immediately. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cs9314

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An overload of wonderful places and things!

We had done a Viking Phine River Cruise 3 years ago and that was wonderful. I didn't want to do an ocean cruise on one of the mega ships, the size of Viking's looked perfect. The level of service and attention we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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21Cav6 Ancient

1 Review Written

Bravo-Zulu Viking...

Our experience with Viking includes 4 prior river trips, so we wanted to try the ocean and see how it compared. For those Viking Veterans who have come to expect a certain standard of service and comfort during ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Galapagos14

1 Review Written

Wonderful experience

This was our first Viking ocean cruise and it was a wonderful experience. The ship is beautiful, staff is great, food and wine were very very good. Shore excursions were very informative and we had great guides for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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sallim

1 Review Written

We were on the Antiquities/Holy Land cruise and loved it!

First, we chose this cruise because we wanted to visit ports in the Mediterranean and felt we would do better on a tour than alone. Let me add that our MO was to arrange our own travels through other EU countries ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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wegoviking

1 Review Written

Amazing

The cruise was in a single word- superb. The ship is well maintained. The service was unbelievable. The cabin was well appointed and well maintained by a professional and polite staff. The food was "to die for" ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Ultimate hoosier cruisers

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime

Beautiful countries. Some wonderful excursions especially Montenegro. A couple stops were extremely congested. Dubrovnik and Corfu crowds were massive. We missed Santorini due to high winds. Staff and crew on Viking ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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KiwiClaire

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful itinerary from Athens to Venice via the Adriatic coast

We wanted to visit this part of the world and this itinerary gave us the perfect opportunity to see several places in one holiday. We enjoyed all the stops, and loved everything about the onboard experience. The ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Gnhughes

1 Review Written

Adriatic Sea

Recommendation from friends. The ship was clean and efficient. The staff were truly great - responsive and polite. The food was excellent at Manfreds but could only get a reservation one night - very disappointing. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tnettell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Experience

Having loved our Viking River Cruise in 2017, we decided to try the Viking Ocean Cruise. So glad we did. Everything about the ship and the crew was exceptional. The atmosphere, the food, wine, shore excursions, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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palo alto dave

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A great voyage that certainly exceeded my expectations

I wasnt quite sure what to expect for our Viking Star Ocean voyage after six previous Viking river cruises. Needless to say I was extremely pleased. Everything about the ship from our 3rd deck veranda stateroom to ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Deniseburruezo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just OK

We chose this cruise because we loved the Riverboat cruise that we took back in 2017 and though we would try the ocean line. The food and service was amazing -- rooms were lovely -- and I enjoyed the free wi-fi ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Kaitnana

1 Review Written

Ocean cruise Athens

We liked the venue: Athens to Venice. The accommodations were good. Cabin nice and clean. Balcony and pools were great. Food wasn’t what I expected is all. I’m not fond of cafeteria style. We ate at The ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Todocruise

1 Review Written

Excellent ship and staff, definitely 5 star

We originally went on a Viking rive cruise and loved the experience, so we decided to try the Ocean cruise. The ship was Small , only 930 people with no crowds, the shore excursions were very informative. They ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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frenchluna

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected from Viking

We went for our 50th wedding anniversary so we felt it was worth spending the extra monies. We expected to be impressed with the vacation, we expected too much. Viking advertises no surprises and excursion in every ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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d3cbrown4

1 Review Written

So Much History! Felt very pampered.

We Arrived in Athens, we did the extension. I think it would be good to be more informative about the options on tours during the extensions. We had no idea that any tours could be booked there, so we did research ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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JPFR

2 Reviews Written

Almost Perfection.. a few (avoidable) glitches

This was our third consecutive, annual cruise with Viking. Having enjoyed several of their river cruises, we decided upon an ocean voyage this year, in part because we were taking our two "under 30" ages kids. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Viking Star Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.3
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.4
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