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Europe - Eastern Mediterranean L'Austral Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Istanbul to Istanbul with the ms Austral

Review for L'Austral to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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jpver
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We left Istanbul end of the day and the ship looked small compared to the Costa and the Xelebrity. The Austral is the second after Boral and before the new Solal. Human size Yachts of only 264 passengers, with only very nice outside rooms. But the first impressions were very positive regarding the casual and friendly style of this company. On a lot of ships you see the captain at a drink or a ...
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Sail Date: July 2013


Perhaps our expectations were too high?

Review for L'Austral to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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petit renard
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

The week got off to an inauspicious start. The instructions sent by Ponant for passengers arriving in their own car at the port of Venice turned out to be misleading and the cause of frustration and delay. Our spirits picked up when we were shown to our cabin (deluxe suite) which was comfortable and very adequate for a week long cruise. Any euphoria was soon dispelled the first night at dinner. ...
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Sail Date: September 2012


L'Austral was absolutely perfect!

Review for L'Austral to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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harradexperience
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Maybe after the first 2 voyages the crew of L'Austral gelled, because the previous reviews were nothing like the experience we had. Took the cruise from Venice to the Dalmatian Coast and one day was more spectacular than the next. The cabin may have been small, but luxurious, clean and comfortable. The dining hall was elegant and the meals spectacular. The outdoor grill was more modest and the ...
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Sail Date: July 2011


L'Austral

Review for L'Austral to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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vandeVyver
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We were disappointed in our cruise from Venice along the Croatian coast This brand new ship was elegant and comfortable though not without its design faults. This ship would suit people who speak french. The announcements were all made in French first and then when English was spoken you had to listen very carefully to understand their accents. It felt as though for every 5 minutes of french ...
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Sail Date: June 2011


Disappointing cruise

Review for L'Austral to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Robbie44
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We have just undertaken a cruise on L'Austral from Venice to Croatia and back to Venice. We were very excited to go on such a brand new ship. We stayed in a normal cabin while our friends booked the owner's suite. Hopefully they will write their review but they spent many hours talking to the hotel manager about things that were unacceptable. For me the outstanding point was that it was like ...
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Sail Date: June 2011


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