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10 Night
Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Lesbos, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Lesbos
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Santorini
  • Day 5
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 6
    Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 7
    Corfu
  • Day 8
    Kotor
  • Day 9
    Dubrovnik
  • Day 10
    Venice
  • Day 11
    Venice
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Seven Seas Splendor - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Reviews

Seven Seas Splendor Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
0.0/5

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Entertainment

8 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Lesbos, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Lesbos
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Rhodes
  • Day 5
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 6
    Gythion
  • Day 7
    Mykonos
  • Day 8
    Santorini
  • Day 9
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Seven Seas Voyager - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Pros

All-suite, all-balcony luxury ship with contemporary look and inclusive fares

Cons

Fares are quite high, especially if you don't take advantage of included drinks and tours

Bottom Line

Once you're onboard, it's a luxurious, carefree vacation

Reviews

Seven Seas Voyager Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Cabins

7 Night
Ancient Mediterranean Treasures

Cruise Critic Favorite
Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Istanbul, Canakkale ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking Ocean Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Istanbul
  • Day 3
    Canakkale
  • Day 4
    Ephesus
  • Day 5
    Rhodes
  • Day 6
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 7
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Viking Sky - Viking Ocean Cruises

Pros

Inclusive ship that visits unique destinations

Cons

Ship lacks big-ticket nightly entertainment

Bottom Line

A beautiful ship that offers exceptional dining and spacious cabins

Reviews

Viking Sky Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Molyvos, Volos ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Molyvos
  • Day 3
    Volos
  • Day 4
    Hydra
  • Day 5
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 6
    Rhodes
  • Day 7
    Nafplion
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Le Bougainville - Ponant

Reviews

Le Bougainville Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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0.0/5

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9 Night
Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Limnos Island, Syros ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 2
    Limnos Island
  • Day 3
    Syros
  • Day 4
    Patmos
  • Day 5
    Symi
  • Day 6
    Bodrum
  • Day 7
    Kos
  • Day 8
    Amorgos
  • Day 9
    Sifnos
  • Day 10
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Le Bougainville - Ponant

Reviews

Le Bougainville Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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0.0/5

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15 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Istanbul, Kavala ... see more
Cruise Line:
Oceania Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Istanbul
  • Day 3
    Kavala
  • Day 4
    Mykonos
  • Day 5
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Dubrovnik
  • Day 8
    Venice
  • Day 9
    Venice
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Taormina (Messina)
  • Day 12
    Sorrento
  • Day 13
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
  • Day 14
    Florence (Livorno)
  • Day 15
    Saint-Tropez
  • Day 16
    Barcelona
Ship Details

Insignia - Oceania Cruises

Pros

Excellent food and attentive service accompany an intimate and mature atmosphere onboard.

Cons

Activities are few, which can prove either relaxing or slightly dull.

Bottom Line

Insignia is a small, quiet and comfortable ship oriented toward adults.

Reviews

Insignia Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Cabins

7 Night
Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Limnos Island, Syros ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Limnos Island
  • Day 3
    Syros
  • Day 4
    Patmos
  • Day 5
    Delos
  • Day 5
    Mykonos
  • Day 6
    Paros
  • Day 7
    Hydra
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Le Lyrial (Ponant) - Ponant

Pros

Elegantly appointed ship with excellent service and relaxed vibe

Cons

Unless you're in a suite, cabins are too small; strange bathroom layout

Bottom line

A beautiful small ship sailing destination-rich itineraries

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Le Lyrial (Ponant) Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
0.0/5
Cabins
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2019 Best for Value

10 Night
Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Canakkale, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Canakkale
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Santorini
  • Day 5
    Mediterranean Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 6
    Positano (Amalfi)
  • Day 7
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
  • Day 8
    Florence (Livorno)
  • Day 9
    Monaco (Monte Carlo)
  • Day 10
    Marseille
  • Day 11
    Barcelona
Ship Details

Seven Seas Mariner - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Pro: Cruise fare covers nearly everything: drinks, tips and excellent variety of excursions

Con: Prices are among the industry's highest, even for entry-level suites

Bottom Line: Inclusive nature and great service means a Mariner cruise is all about relaxing

Reviews

Seven Seas Mariner Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Lemnos, Paros ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Lemnos
  • Day 3
    Paros
  • Day 4
    Syros
  • Day 5
    Bodrum
  • Day 6
    Symi
  • Day 7
    Patmos
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Le Bougainville - Ponant

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Le Bougainville Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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0.0/5

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2019 Best for First Timers

14 Night
Ancient Adriatic Treasures

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Istanbul, Canakkale ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking Ocean Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Istanbul
  • Day 3
    Canakkale
  • Day 4
    Ephesus
  • Day 5
    Rhodes
  • Day 6
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 7
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 9
    Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 10
    Corfu
  • Day 11
    Kotor
  • Day 12
    Dubrovnik
  • Day 13
    Split
  • Day 14
    Venice
  • Day 15
    Venice
Ship Details

Viking Sky - Viking Ocean Cruises

Pros

Inclusive ship that visits unique destinations

Cons

Ship lacks big-ticket nightly entertainment

Bottom Line

A beautiful ship that offers exceptional dining and spacious cabins

Reviews

Viking Sky Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best Overall

21 Night
Iconic Mediterranean Treasures

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Istanbul, Canakkale ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking Ocean Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Istanbul
  • Day 3
    Canakkale
  • Day 4
    Ephesus
  • Day 5
    Rhodes
  • Day 6
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 7
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 9
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 10
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 11
    Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Taormina (Messina)
  • Day 14
    Naples
  • Day 15
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
  • Day 16
    Florence (Livorno)
  • Day 17
    Florence (Livorno)
  • Day 18
    Monaco (Monte Carlo)
  • Day 19
    Marseille
  • Day 20
    Sete
  • Day 21
    Barcelona
  • Day 22
    Barcelona
Ship Details

Viking Sky - Viking Ocean Cruises

Pros

Inclusive ship that visits unique destinations

Cons

Ship lacks big-ticket nightly entertainment

Bottom Line

A beautiful ship that offers exceptional dining and spacious cabins

Reviews

Viking Sky Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Value

28 Night
Mediterranean's Iconic Shores

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Istanbul, Canakkale ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking Ocean Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Istanbul
  • Day 3
    Canakkale
  • Day 4
    Ephesus
  • Day 5
    Rhodes
  • Day 6
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 7
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 9
    Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 10
    Corfu
  • Day 11
    Kotor
  • Day 12
    Dubrovnik
  • Day 13
    Split
  • Day 14
    Venice
  • Day 15
    Venice
  • Day 16
    Venice
  • Day 17
    Sibenik
  • Day 18
    Bari
  • Day 19
    Crotone
  • Day 20
    Taormina (Messina)
  • Day 21
    Naples
  • Day 22
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
  • Day 23
    Florence (Livorno)
  • Day 24
    Florence (Livorno)
  • Day 25
    Monaco (Monte Carlo)
  • Day 26
    Marseille
  • Day 27
    Sete
  • Day 28
    Barcelona
  • Day 29
    Barcelona
Ship Details

Viking Sky - Viking Ocean Cruises

Pros

Inclusive ship that visits unique destinations

Cons

Ship lacks big-ticket nightly entertainment

Bottom Line

A beautiful ship that offers exceptional dining and spacious cabins

Reviews

Viking Sky Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
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  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Embarkation

14 Night
Ancient Mediterranean Antiquities

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Istanbul, Canakkale ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking Ocean Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Istanbul
  • Day 3
    Canakkale
  • Day 4
    Ephesus
  • Day 5
    Rhodes
  • Day 6
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 7
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 9
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 10
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 11
    Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Taormina (Messina)
  • Day 14
    Naples
  • Day 15
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
Ship Details

Viking Sky - Viking Ocean Cruises

Pros

Inclusive ship that visits unique destinations

Cons

Ship lacks big-ticket nightly entertainment

Bottom Line

A beautiful ship that offers exceptional dining and spacious cabins

Reviews

Viking Sky Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
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    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
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9 Night
Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Nessebur, Sulina ... see more
Cruise Line:
Ponant
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  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Nessebur
  • Day 3
    Sulina
  • Day 4
    Odessa
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Samsun
  • Day 7
    Trabzon
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Bartin
  • Day 10
    Istanbul
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Le Bougainville - Ponant

Reviews

Le Bougainville Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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0.0/5

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2019 Best for Value

21 Night
Adriatic & Mediterranean Sojourn

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Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Istanbul, Canakkale ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking Ocean Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Istanbul
  • Day 3
    Canakkale
  • Day 4
    Ephesus
  • Day 5
    Rhodes
  • Day 6
    Crete (Heraklion)
  • Day 7
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 9
    Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 10
    Corfu
  • Day 11
    Kotor
  • Day 12
    Dubrovnik
  • Day 13
    Split
  • Day 14
    Venice
  • Day 15
    Venice
  • Day 16
    Venice
  • Day 17
    Sibenik
  • Day 18
    Bari
  • Day 19
    Crotone
  • Day 20
    Taormina (Messina)
  • Day 21
    Naples
  • Day 22
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
Ship Details

Viking Sky - Viking Ocean Cruises

Pros

Inclusive ship that visits unique destinations

Cons

Ship lacks big-ticket nightly entertainment

Bottom Line

A beautiful ship that offers exceptional dining and spacious cabins

Reviews

Viking Sky Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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  • Port Taxes & Fees
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  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
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20 Night
Far East Cruise

Leaving:
Istanbul
Visiting:
Dikili, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Oceania Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Istanbul
  • Day 2
    Dikili
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Antalya
  • Day 5
    Limassol
  • Day 6
    Haifa
  • Day 7
    Haifa
  • Day 8
    Mediterranean Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 9
    Suez Canal
  • Day 10
    Aqaba
  • Day 11
    Safaga
  • Day 12
    Safaga
  • Day 13
    Red Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 14
    Red Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 15
    Red Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 16
    Cruising
  • Day 17
    Salalah
  • Day 18
    Cruising
  • Day 19
    Fujairah
  • Day 20
    Dubai
  • Day 21
    Dubai
Ship Details

Sirena - Oceania Cruises

Pros

Cozy, small ship with excellent cuisine

Cons

Standard cabins are small; weak enrichment program

Bottom Line

Port-intensive itineraries in an upmarket setting

Reviews
Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
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    Still water, coffee, and tea
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  • Alcohol
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  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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