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Barcelona to the Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Mediterranean
Barcelona

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6,469 Barcelona to the Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


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French Webers

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Almost covid proof, very safe, very good but some disappointments

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We did a week on Grandiosa from Genoa to Malta and back on 25/10. It was great, we felt really safe and looked after. We covid tested 3 days before departure at home then again on the day of departure (MSC's ...
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Sail Date October 2020


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GeorgetaS11

1 Review Written

Great new ship

First of all, it was a new launched ship and out first cruise, so we thought to begin with a new and large one. We got a balcony cabin, it was very, very nice but we didn't spend much time on it. Only few minutes in ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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rhodesron

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The most fantastic cruise of our lives

I've seen some less than stellar reviews regarding the RC Western Mediterranean. If you will notice, most of the complaints seem to be focused on alcohol problems, and posted by alcoholics (IMHO). The Allure of the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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SarahW

1 Review Written

Just amazing!

I loved almost everything about MSC. My other experience of a cruise is Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas. I would say the major differences in US and European cruises are the food and entertainment. Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Niniel

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great boring ship

We have not cruised with MSC before, only RCCL, but as Grandiosa was the only ship that matched our preferred itinerary at the time period we could have a vacation, this had to be it. We will not cruise MSC again. ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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bckl

1 Review Written

Lovely ship.. But..

We boarded the ship in Barcelona and our immediate thought was that the ship was stunning. The staff were excellent and our restaurant waiter Chi was great. Food was of a very high standard in our assigned ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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kathrynlwright

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Costa Smeralda was a Great Cruise for the Money

I went on the Costa Smeralda cruise to the Mediterranean with three friends. We had two premium balcony cabins with the upgraded drink package. We found the ship to be beautiful, the service to be excellent, and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Angriest man on cruise

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Scam! Don’t ever use this company!

- Buffet food is better than Dining food even though it’s basically the same EXACT food, except for the ethnic station. Their steaks/prime beef/filet whatever dish that has beef is cafeteria school quality AT ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Craigcruises4u

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

New ship , Massive problems

Cruise number 54 Costa Cruises – Costa Smeralda 20th January to 27th January 2020 Cabin number: 15250 - midship , Deck 15 - Premier Balcony Cabin Total pax : 6554 , Crew : 1646 : Decks : 19 Cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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craigs1214

5 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

New ship, Total disaster

Cruise number 54 Costa Cruises – Costa Smeralda 20th January to 27th January 2020 Cabin number: 15250 - midship , Deck 15 - Premier Balcony Cabin Total pax : 6554 , Crew : 1646 : Decks : 19 Cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Lawnmowerman1

1 Review Written

Wonderful ship and staff.

Having sailed on the River Yangtse with Viking we looked forward to experiencing an ocean cruise with them. The high standards of their river cruise was matched on this cruise from Barcelona to London. We have ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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sawcha01

1 Review Written

Delightful, super friendly, crew and great dining!

This was my first cruise and I wanted an adult experience on an upscale vessel to explore the Mediterranean. Viking exceeded my expectations in every regard from service to dining to cabin comfort. I have already ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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FF2

1 Review Written

Spoiled me

It was a wonderful cruise. Spoiled me for any other cruise line. The restaurant food and service was lovely. Much beyond expectations. Our cabin steward was very attentive. The room was very nice and I loved the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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historyaddicts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sumptuous surroundings to unwind after Christmas!

We'd travelled on Viking Sky on our honeymoon, and knew the exceptional level of service that Viking aim to deliver, so this was a much anticipated opportunity to relax. Cabins are all outside, all with balconies ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jtstevens

1 Review Written

Mediteranean Odessy Cruise Exceeded Our Expectations! Superior Customer Service

We choose the cruise because it hit 10 cities in 13 days. It was a great way to get a flavor of various countries so we could decide which ones to return to and spend more time. There were 420 employees for 850 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kober

1 Review Written

Eastern Mediterranean Sea - Italy, Israel, Cyprus, Greece

The highlight of this adventure was the the opportunity to visit the Holy Land. Exceptional service by all staff. You could really tell they enjoyed their work. I did not care for the "class" system on Viking ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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rjsmith007

1 Review Written

Mediterranean Getaway

We chose this cruise because it had all the cities and countries we where interested in visiting. The weather was another factor. Price for what was offered was unbeatable. The embarkation and disembarkation was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Karyle Blank

1 Review Written

Excellent Service Aboard the Viking Star

The service aboard the Viking Star was exceptional, and truly made our cruise experience very special. We want to pass along our sincere thanks to the excellent staff on the Viking Star. There were some special ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Amyl99

1 Review Written

The Soul of Cuba is its Music

My husband and I chose this cruise to celebrate our retirement with my sister and her husband. We happened to depart on my birthday, so Viking provided a bottle of champagne and cake in celebration. The first full ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Canberra601

1 Review Written

A Viking Convert

We have previously traveled on Silverseas and Seabourne and are now Viking Converts. We enjoyed our trip so much that we have booked a trip later in the year in the same cabin. As both Seabourne and Silverseas ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Boomercroozer

1 Review Written

Mediterranean Cruise

Chose this cruise in order to visit many of the famous sights around the Mediterranean we had long wanted to see. In this regard, the cruise met our every expectation, although we do wish we had added additional ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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jmarquess

1 Review Written

Trip of a Life Time!

I had never traveled to Europe and wanted to visit as many countries as possible. Having heard many great things about Viking experiences I choose the Mediterranean Odyssey. It was a wonderful trip! The ship is ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mbe3458

1 Review Written

Outstanding cruise

This cruise was for our 50th anniversary. We chose this itinerary because of the ports and number of countries that were included. Everything about the Viking experience is exceptional. They know how to make your ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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jeng2828

1 Review Written

Beyond Expectations

I chose Viking for our ocean cruise primarily because of its #1 ranking. I had also read good reviews and I liked the commercials that I saw on TV. I also wanted to cruise on a smaller ship after my experience ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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JMalcolm

1 Review Written

Amazing Mediterranean experience

This was our first cruise with Viking and we already have another booked. Viking pays close attention to all of the details. Our cruise was 13 nights so we upgraded to a Veranda Penthouse. We would recommend this ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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