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Barcelona to Europe - Western Mediterranean Carnival Magic Cruise Reviews

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

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lucyintheskywithdiamonds

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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 experts on the boards, we kept our flight plans just to accommodate the wedding.. never again! Delta airlines @ JFK airport in NYC didn't process our tickets properly, so when we ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


Magic on the Med - August 2011

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LukeT1987

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

Me and my Girlfriend sailed on the 12-night voyage on the Med departing 14th August 2011 from Barcelona. Firstly..... the ports of call. We have visited a number of the ports of call previously so on some days opted to take advantage of having the ship to ourselves. Monaco - Did the hop-on-hop-off bus tour for 17EUR pp. This was a great way to see all of the sights in Monaco and ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


Smooth Sailing

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BURLINGTON66

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Just came of 12 day sailing of the magic. We had hot weather and very calm waters for the entire stretch. We stayed in a SPA balcony suite, its worth the little bit extra. Food on the ship was excellent, particularly the Cucina and the MDR. While i will have a lot of positive things to say, The main issue - with a very full ship the LIDO area was a nightmare for breakfast and lunch - never a ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony

Traveled with children


For us, Five Stars + One Star = An average of 4 Stars

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derijr

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I booked this cruise as a gift for my daughter's high school graduation. It was the first cruise for both of us. Overall, we were thrilled with how the trip turned out. One thing I'll say right off the top is that this is the way to explore Europe for people who aren't travel-savvy. It was fantastic to have a home-base in the ship. After a day of struggling through language barriers and ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


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Getting off the Magic in Barcelona

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audhealy

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 incredible value. We got far more value than what we paid. I have so many comments to give that I will break them up. While we had a very good time I will start with perhaps the end of ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Magical Ship, Magical Ports

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regjr13

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

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 the W hotels and like that super contemporary vibe and cosmopolitan feel, you will love it. The pool was amazing, the lounges were awesome. It is however, not located in the most ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


A Very Disappointing Cruise With Too Many Rude People

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YVR2011

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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 Hell aboard Carnival's new Magic from Barcelona. We knew it was a big ship with about 4600 passengers and 1400 crew members but we expected smooth sailing with lots of amenities. The ship ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


Good Week on the Magic

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PhillyPhan26

6-10 Cruises

Age 20s

This was our first time in Europe, so we didn't know what to expect. Embarking was pretty fast and easy. The terminal in Barcelona is nice and modern. The ship I personally found was very nice and modern. I know a lot of people say it's tacky and cheap but I didn't feel this way about it. It was very clean and the public spaces were nice and open. The buffet was always very good, and the dining ...
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Sail Date: July 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Magical Fun in Europe

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smurf120

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Carnival Magic cruise in Western Mediterranean was a wonderful trip and great way to explore Europe. The cruise was great way to have housing at night and all the food you can muster during the day. I don't want to rehash all that was mentioned before - so here are my summaries: Staterooms - we had balcony room on 6 - the rooms were large and comfortable. Staff kept everything well kempt ...
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Sail Date: July 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Had a lot of fun, despite some Carnival shortcomings

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T. Advisor King

First Time Cruiser

Age 110s

We sailed on the Carnival Magic from July 17 to 24. We are a family of four and this was our third cruise as a family in the last three years. We booked extended aft cabins, with our teenagers in the cabin next to us. Overall, I was quite satisfied with the cruise. There are aspects to Carnival of which I'm not terribly fond, but there are other things they do that make their cruises ...
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Sail Date: July 2011

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with children


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