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Istanbul to the Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Up to Azamara's usual good standards

Review for Azamara Onward to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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k0k0
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We love Azamara for its informal, friendly feel, along with excellent service, great food and inclusive wines. We definitely enjoy the small ships and interesting itineraries. Having experienced one mega-ship cruise, we will never go above 700 capacity again. Staff were brilliant throughout the ship. One thing we love about Azamara is that the staff make such an effort to use your name, to ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Club Interior Stateroom


It was the trip of a lifetime!

Review for Viking Sky to Mediterranean

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donnadau
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We had never been to the Mediterranean and it was a perfect opportunity! Loved every port and every excursion! The service on the ship was excellent. We loved the variety of restaurants to choose from. Our room was fabulous! The staff is second to none. They were like our family. We highly recommend doing the 30 days. We started in Istanbul and ended in Barcelona--they were our two ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


14-Night Ancient Mediterranean Treasures

Review for Viking Sky to Mediterranean

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Laszlo-Cheryl
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Our Ancient Adriatic Treasures, Istanbul to Venice cruise was wonderful! Those two weeks have been some of the best experiences of our life. We took guided tours of the ancient Greco-Roman-Turkish ruins currently under excavation. We found these very interesting as we wanted to know more about the mythical era when Monsters wandered the earth, and the Gods were in direct contact with humans. The ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Great cruise

Review for Viking Sky to Mediterranean

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galapagos2014
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to see ancient ruins in Greece and Turkey and we saw a lot of them. We visited Troy and Ephesus among other ports (6 ports in all). The excursions were handled well. We used quiet boxes and they worked great. We didn't feel crowded on the ship. We ate in the dining room every night and usually had a window table. The food and the selections were wonderful. It would be nice if the dining ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Ancient Adriatic Treasures Istanbul to Venice 15 day cruise

Review for Viking Sky to Mediterranean

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PasadenaDave
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We wanted to see Turkey but don’t do bus tours. We found this cruise which met all of our desires. Each port was a highlight but Kotar, Croatia, Athens, Istanbul, and Venice were superb. Excellent food, thermal spa, and exceptional service. Top notch all around. We were a bit critical in that the pre-excursion tour was the same as our day one tour on the ship which we canceled but we were ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


The sun, the sites and the risk of travel 2022

Review for Viking Sky to Mediterranean

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KandKTravelers
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

New parts of the world for us to explore on this trip from Istanbul to Athens, then onto Venice. Trust Viking for their protocols during Covid travel having done their river cruise last Sept Bucharest to Amsterdam. In uncertain times, we put our travel in the hands of an operator to track the variables while providing wonderful service, clean spaces and delicious dining. We tested negative ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Terrible disembarkation and Athens extension

Review for Viking Sky to Mediterranean

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UK user
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship was fine and to Vikings usual standards. If I thought embarkation at Istanbul was bad it was nothing compared to Athens. DON'T bother with the overpriced Athens extension. We had to leave our stateroom by 8am , ( no hot water in the room that day)sat on the ship for over an hour, in fact it felt as if we were just dumped off the ship before the most disorganised, chaotic ...
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We're sorry to hear aspects of your hotel extension did not meet expectation, UK user, and hope your voyage preceding your arrival to Athens was an enjoyable one. Your detailed feedback is...

Sail Date: May 2022


Our Viking Mediterranean Cruise from Istanbul to Athens

Review for Viking Sky to Mediterranean

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Greekviking
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it covered all the stops we had missed on previous cruises. Seeing the ruins of Troy was a highlight for us!! The entire eight day experience did not disappoint. We liked the pace and schedule. We were up early to enjoy our shore excursions. Our return for lunch was always welcome and just in time it seemed. Spending the afternoon on the boat to rest, enjoy the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Poor port selection

Review for Sirena to Mediterranean

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Holytour
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Sacred Holy Tour, spent two glorious days in Jerusalem and Bethlehem to return to our ship located in a commercial industrial port for three days and two nights...it was inconvenient, noisey, dirty, and ugly view. Just so Oceania could save a few bucks. This is a luxury cruise ship treating us like cattle. We had trash bin outside our balcony, working port with trucks running all night. ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Waiting and waiting… organisation big 0

Review for Costa Venezia to Mediterranean

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AF1997
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

If you ever come to this cruise, only what you will do you will be nervous because of waiting and looking at the crew how they are not organized. Breakfast - waiting 40 min for food . . . Launch - waiting 45 min for food . . . Crew trying to scan your cards 10 times without success. They don’t know what to do… . . . Casino is good. . . . Elevators good ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony


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