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Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Le Lyrial (Ponant) Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Chocolate-themed afternoon tea.
Delos to ourselves.
The only transportation on Hydra.
Village of Noussa on Paros (the Mykonos of twenty years ago, they say).
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Ponant - Treasures of the Aegean Sea w/ COVID info August 2021
"This highlights how widely English is spoken on board — the restaurant, bar and housekeeping staff all speak English and few speak French, so English is widely heard on board, as even the French speak English with the service staff.The final itinerary was: Athens / Nafplion / Syros / Patmos / Delos & Mykonos / Paros / Hydra / Athens LET'S GET THE COVID PROTOCOLS OUT OF THE WAY: Check-in was straightforward and took 40 minutes from when we were dropped off at the cruise terminal in Piraeus to when we entered our cabin...."Read More
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Ponant - Treasures of the Aegean Sea w/ COVID info August 2021

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AussieBoyTX
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first cruise since 2019 and it was another enjoyable experience on Ponant. This review is lightly abridged from my day-by-day accounting here: https://boards.cruisecritic.com/topic/2793516-on-board-le-lyrial-—-treasures-of-the-aegean-sea-—-july-30-august-6-2021/ This cruise was originally scheduled Istanbul to Athens, but was changed to Athens / Athens about 60 days in advance. ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Very nice cruise of the Adriatic

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LWMcC
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

We had been to Croatia on our own, driving a car, 30 years ago. It was fascinating to see how it had changed (and how it had not changed) since then. We had a delightful time, met some interesting people, enjoyed the excursions as well as the time to explore on our own. We have not been on many cruises and the fact that Le Lyrial was a small ship was appealing to us. The food was very ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


Delightful Cruise from Venice along the Dalmatian Coast

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Amenophis
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Unlike other reviewers, I was very pleased with my time spent aboard the Le Lyrial. The entire crew was very personable and took care of my every need. I found it amazing how the cleaning staff mysteriously appeared to clean my cabin and turn down my bed at night. My omelets were cooked to perfection every morning and there was an abundant selection of entrees at the buffet. Yes some were ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


Adriatic August 2018

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Peter Jo
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose Ponant to sail the Adriatic because Le Lyrial is a small ship and like the other reviewer said the Captain was excellent and not aloof at all. Very hands on always helping us embark/disembark. His presentation in the control deck was highly informative and fascinating to hear. The food was excellent and in the French style - serves were not too large but delicious. The French wines ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Delightful Cruise to Dalmatian Coast

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davidk@internode.on.net
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

There is much to praise and little to dislike about this ship. The crew are very proficient in all departments and go out of their way to provide a friendly helpful service. Generally speaking, they are also happy to strike up a conversation. The barman quickly learnt our coffee preferences and never forgot them. Our air-conditioned cabin on Level 3 was well-designed, with a separate toilet to the ...
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Sail Date: May 2016


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