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Barcelona to Europe - Western Mediterranean Carnival Magic Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Magic
Western Mediterranean
Barcelona

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85 Barcelona to Europe - Western Mediterranean Carnival Magic Cruise Reviews


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DisasterGuy

1 Review Written

Working out the Wrinkles

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The Carnival Magic is a beautiful ship. We were looking forward to our second Med cruise with Carnival. New port of departure for us; Barcelona was dazzling and different from what we experienced in other trips to ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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lucyintheskywithdiamonds

1 Review Written

First time to Europe..great experience w/out luggage!

It was very exciting to visit all the exciting Europe for the first time, and very exhausting as well. My cousin and I had to fly in the day of because of a wedding... big mistake. Despite all the warnings from the ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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Valp41

2 Reviews Written

Wonderful 12day Mediterranean. Great 16day Transatlantic.

We stayed in Barcelona for one night previous to our cruise. On the morning of the 16th October we left the Hotel by bus from the Hotel with several other CC friends who we had met through chatting on the Roll Call. ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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Milily

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

The Magic Was Missing

We travelled as two parties - one couple with kids (12yo and 10yo) from Queensland and the grandparents from Canberra. Both parties booked through Worldwide Cruise Centre, an Australian company, which went MIA once ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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dpster

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Carnival Magic -- A Mixed Bag

CARNIVAL MAGIC -â€" A MIXED BAG We recently took a 9 night Mediterranean cruise on the Carnival Magic. We are experienced cruisers, but most of our recent cruises have been on Princess or Celebrity, and we ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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jpg1747

6 Reviews Written

My Magical Adventures

It all started on Friday, October 14, 2011. I left home with my packed bags at 9:30 a.m. After a few errands -â€" to the bank for a fistful of dollar bills for room service and other tipping, to the gas ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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saffer

1 Review Written

Memories for a lifetime ....................................

One of the main factors is selecting the cruise was the price and the fact that it was quite port intensive. Our party was made up of 4 adults - none of us having ever cruised before and two in our group not having ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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minimidget5

2 Reviews Written

Carnival Magic - Just Ok

We went on the Carnival Magic in October for a 9 day cruise around the Mediterranean. The ship itself, even being so new, showed some signs of wear and tear but was for the most part very clean. Clientele was ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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gek

6 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Downmarket but that's just fine

About us: Australians on a month-long European tour, two teenage daughters along for the ride. The ship: Big, glitzy and new. Reminded me of a gaudy theme park but it still had it's own unique charm. Despite the ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Bullroarer

1 Review Written

Carnival Magic - The Walmart of the waves

We were traveling around Europe for two months and decided it would be nice to break the trip with a few days of living the easy life and not being hassled by street beggars, pickpockets and conmen continually ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Cruiser Rick1

11 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise

We have been on several cruise lines and understand that Carnival is a great value. But when the price is low (as this cruise was), not everything can be outstanding. Here is a tip for anyone sailing from ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Zanygill

1 Review Written

So disappointed

We sailed on the magic on sept 4 th from Barcelona, having done the carriibean the year before the first thing my husband and I noticed was---- the food wasn't up to our last cruise,so this time we ate in the dining ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Kampusa

1 Review Written

Phenomally MAGIC

Arrived in Barcelona a day early and stayed at the Avenida Palace about 1 block away from Las Ramblas. Able to walk to many of the highlights in the area or take the Metro Bus to Sagrada Familia. Bought our 2 ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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regjr13

4 Reviews Written

Magical Ship, Magical Ports

Just off the Carnival Magic. The good, the bad, the ugly and dispelling the myths. First, we arrived into Barcelona a day and a half early. We stayed at the ME Hotel, absolutely amazing hotel. If you are into ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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nick blue

1 Review Written

12 Nights from

Our cruise on the Carnival Magic started off on a bad note. When we checked in we were told that the itinerary was changed. Instead of going to Naples Italy, the ship was diverted to Marseilles,France this was due ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Hotairtours

1 Review Written

Best Vacation Ever

Booked this cruise for a group of friends for our anniversaries. Carnival has raised the bar with it's new ship Magic. The customer service and cleanliness were the best I have experieced on a ship. Here are a few ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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luvbermuda

8 Reviews Written

Not Magical- just okay

We had previously cruised Europe on Celebrity and there was no comparison. I decided to try Carnival for the ports and the fact it was a new ship. The ship was fine- large with plenty of lounges- but it lacked the ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Willem999

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely cuise with good value for money

First of all I'm a Dutch resident, so if my English sometimes is not correct, you know why. We were travelling as a couple ages 50-60. The cabin Our first cruise with Carnival. We took an inside cabin ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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trickie

1 Review Written

cupcake

Pools too small very crowded, hot tubs not hot at all,plus chairs by the pool very scarce. The information given by the cruise director was very often conflicting to what was printed in the daily planner in the ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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audhealy

1 Review Written

No rating

Getting off the Magic in Barcelona

We had a wonderful nine day cruise on the Carnival Magic. I want to preface my comments by saying our cruise was the trip of our lifetimes. While we are used to slightly higher level of service this cruise was an ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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erineliz1010

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Trip Overall, Bad Cruise Experience

Where to begin....let me first say that these are my own opinions, obviously, and others may disagree with me on some of these points. I don't intend to insult anyone. Our main intent for this cruise was just to get ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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KenC-VA

1 Review Written

Carnival Gets It Mostly Right

Stateroom: Excellent all around - our room steward was all but invisible, but always there to clean up no matter how little time we were out of the room - bravo! Food/Dining: Fair to Very Good - ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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YVR2011

1 Review Written

A Very Disappointing Cruise With Too Many Rude People

As seasoned cruisers who have travelled the world extensively and who rated the Carnival Liberty as our favourite cruise a few summers ago out of Civitavecchia (Rome), it was a shock to experience our Cruise from ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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steilkurve

4 Reviews Written

No rating

Europe on Carnival Magic

My wife and I were traveling with our 8 and 6-year old daughters. This was our 20th cruise, 4th on Carnival (last in 2003). We've sailed mostly on RCI and Celebrity. Below are our impressions of the ship, ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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ShariStarshine

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Carnival Magic 8/26

There were many positives & negatives about our 9 day Mediterranean cruise on Carnival's Magic. First off let's get the negatives out of the way...The transfers from the airport to the hotel a day before the ...
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Sail Date August 2011


Carnival Magic Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.03.7
Entertainment4.53.6
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.53.9
Enrichment1.03.4
Service5.04.1
Value For Money5.03.9
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