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Carnival Europe Cruise Reviews

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794 Carnival Europe Cruise Reviews


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Helendupree

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

QVC mike and co

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Bring new ship exactly the same as the vista slightly wider lobby area but apart from the same. The entertainment wasn’t brilliant -hypnotist , magic shows , and cheesy games shows with qvc Mike. The stage crew ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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tfahrni

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wow.. so much awesomeness

Prior to embarcation, we stayed 3 days n Barcelona, the departing city, and thoroughly enjoyed the entire city. Embarcation n Europe is a dream, compared to any US port. Just seemed to have ample staff directing ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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oneleaah

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Maiden Voyage was Awesome but Vegetarians and Healthy Eaters ... BEWARE!

First off let me say the itinerary was awesome and the best I have ever experienced as a Platinum Cruiser with Carnival. The staff was warm and friendly with very few exceptions and tried very hard to adjust ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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oakbender

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very mixed feelings

We spent 24 days on the Horizon. I realize that this was an inaugural cruise and there are many "kinks" to be worked on but Carnival has been in the cruise business a long time and some "kinks" should have been ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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rehamfahd

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

it was so much fun

I waited so long to go on cruise in Europe, and finally I made it on the newest ship of Carnival line!! yaay and absolutely i had so much fun. we were three me, husband our baby (2 years old) we all were happy on ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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paulja1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Only bad cruise ever

I chose it as I had never been on Carnival before and mistakingly thought being American and new it would be great, sadly the description didn't live up to reality. I have been with, RC, NCL, MSC previously so ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Habs_cat

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Magical family cruise on the Horizon

We are just off the beautiful Carnival Horizon after a terrific 7 day Western Mediterranean cruise. About us: family of 4: 2 adults, 2 kids aged 11 and 8. This is our second ever cruise. Our first experience was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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hflight

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Carnival spares no effort to disappoint

The Carnival organization should be recognized for its ability to take a brand new ship and reduce it to a floating tribute to poor food, bad service and mediocre entertainment. The food was cheap, overcooked and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Seabournboy

14 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Good times on the Horizon

Just did the 10 day Europe trip on the Carnival Horizon out of Barcelona and was keen to try a brand new ship cruising out of my back yard in Spain. Embarkation was a quick painless experience out of the new D ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jaxie001

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Absolutely fantastic cruise for the first time to the Med!!

We wanted to finally get to the Med and see Italy. This seemed a perfect trip to celebrate our Anniversary. We booked the 10 day out of Barcelona strictly for the ports we could get to. And boy were we not ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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terrydlm

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Med cruise on Carnival Horizon in stateroom 1460

Travelling to the UK. Our taxi turned up early and we got to the airport in good time. Checked in early and the plane was on time. Got to the Bloc hotel in Gatwick all in good time. I know this is how things ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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RedLeafTree

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Late itinerary change

Bit surprised about the late change of itinerary. Would have thought Carnival Corp would be in a position command the best berthing rights in any port. Substituting Messina for Cagliari was not popular with us. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Denver Travel

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Nice new ship with some issues that must be resolved quickly

We chose the ship because it was new and was going to transition out of the Mediterranean to the Caribbean. It is a nice ship with many new innovations that bring it into the new era of cruise ships. In order of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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dmacart

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Mediocre - but sub-standard for Carnival

Pros: Embarkation and Disembarkation were well organized Shore excursions were well organized Itinerary (Ports of Call) were amazing Main Entertainment (feature shows with Singers and dancers) were quite ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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moana6677

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

WOW WOW WOW

We didn't think Carnival could top the Vista, we had an incredible cruise on her back in 2016 so kinda expected the same experience on Horizon. How wrong we were, they have really pulled out all of the stops and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Rml92627

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sad Experience

I chose this cruise based on the itinerary. I have not been on a Carnival ship in three years. This is my 21st cruise, so I have some perspective. The technology was great. I have also never embarked so fast. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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aclarke888

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic cruise

I always wanted to try the inaugural sailing. I chose Carnival Horizon over Symphony of the Seas due to the itinerary. It turned out to be an amazing cruise. I and my sister had a fantastic time. We loved a few of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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legacy1967

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Limited Food Selections, Poor Dining Room Management

This was the 3rd cruise trip my sisters and I had with Carnival. We were very excited about our trip to Europe and be on Carnival's new ship Horizon. The ship has a new elevator system. The high tech system was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Pepperam1

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

We would recommend, but not rebook

To save writing a tomb, here are the pluses and minuses, in our opinion. Overview, Sailed from Barcelona, called into Messina, Naples, Rome port, Florence port, Marseilles. We are a couple in our 60s and have ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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magic2708

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship, food and service worse than before - GLUTEN FREE DETAILS

After having lived in the US for more than 8 years and doing Caribbean itineraries at first, we did our first European Cruise with Carnival on the Vista in 2016. We have a total of 42 days with Carnival now (VIFP ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Zulu175

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but a few issues

As a family of 4 who had never been on a cruise we decided to start with this new ship for 7 days around the Med. Getting on and off the ship was something I was concerned about but thought this was done well. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ppatty

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Total Disappointment Carnival Horizon = Diamond Member Review

We chose this cruise for the inaugural voyage and mediterranean itinerary. Pros: - Excellent Staff - although VERY SHORT HANDED - Cove Balcony Rooms EXCELLENT - Debarkation was easy - Veterns ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Slumberprincess

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service, Poor Design

My husband and I have always sailed Carnival, and this was one of the few Carnival cruises to port in Europe. Let me start by saying overall I had fun not enough to justify the cost of this vacation and not enough ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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RobJenn

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Best cruise yet!

We booked this cruise on the first day bookings were opened. Talk about anticipation, plus being able to see photos of the ship as it was being built in Italy. Embarkation was a snap. Quick and painless - ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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KarlaD

1 Review Written

Perfect

This ship was beautiful. Well laid out and easy to access all areas. The dining choices were amazing and endless. Ship employees were very happy and helpful. There was so much available to do on this ship, it was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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