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Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean from Istanbul
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"The ship is fantastic! Our first Viking experience, this was the centerpiece of a 45 day "Grand Tour". The crew is outstanding, friendly, attentive and eager to please. The cabins are very comfortable and quiet. We..."Read More
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Fabulous Cruise on Viking Star!

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janschwartz18

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

It was a Viking cruise! We had previously traveled on a Viking River Cruise, and when we learned that Viking was starting up an ocean cruise, we jumped on board. We selected the Eastern Mediterranean since the ports of call seemed so interesting to us. Our departure city was Istanbul and we were to have explored that city before setting sail. However, and this is to Viking's credit, due to ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: San Diego


Istanbul set the stage for seeing the Empires of the Mediterranean.

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condolea

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We signed for this cruise because of the areas the cruise covered, especially Istanbul and after doing a Rhone River Cruise we were anxious to try the new ocean liner.....we were not disappointed. The crew was amazing and the food was outstanding. Being on a small ocean liner made the trip just that much better. The real treat was entering Venice during the day. We sailed past many of the ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Departure Port: San Diego


The best cruise ever!

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demorse27

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Wanted to go on a Viking ocean cruise and experience all it had to offer. I had previously experienced 2 Viking River Cruises. Viking never disappoints. Everything was perfect. Ship, cabin, excursions, food and of course the wonderful Viking employees. Love the excurs ions with the local tour guides who were most informative and very proud of their home lands. Viking cruises are elegantly ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: San Diego

6 Helpful Votes


Turkish Delight to Italian Romance

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Wot4

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We wanted to visit Istanbul and Italy and we picked a cruise that would allow us to travel between Turkey and Italy. We specifically selected Viking because they are the BEST! Best food, best service, best ships, best crew, best itinerary, best on board experience and best schedule. Did I mention that Viking is the BEST! Every aspect of our cruise was a wonderful experience. The "basic" ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Departure Port: San Diego


The Fabulous Viking Star

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bmajcher

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the many destinations we had wanted to see, and this one checked off a lot of them. We were lucky enough to go into Istanbul 4 days early, probably one of the last cruises going in there. We booked our pre-trip seperately from the cruise line. It was wonderful, and we hope that Istanbul and the rest of Turkey get back to some terrific tourism! A gorgeous and ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: San Diego

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The Explorer Cafe was our favorite place to hang out.

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Lesliem759

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose Viking because we had a great experience with Viking three years ago on a Rhine cruise. The cabin was beautiful, but there was nightly work being done on the deck above our cabin that woke us up almost every night. We complained, but it still happened. Also, upon boarding we had difficulty finding our cabin. When we boarded the river cruise, there was a crew member escorting every ...
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Sail Date: April 2016

Departure Port: San Diego

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A Five Star Trip on the Viking Star

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MaineratSea

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

We had always wanted to visit Turkey, Greece and the Dalmatian coast, and this Viking cruise from Istanbul to Venice gave us that and more. The brand-new Viking Star is an extraordinarily beautiful and comfortable ship. The courteous, friendly and cheerful staff gave us five star service every moment of every day. We had been a bit nervous about being among 900 passengers, worrying that we ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: San Diego

6 Helpful Votes


Kudos to Viking!

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SallyWhiting

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We have enjoyed the Viking River cruises, and trusted Viking to please us once again on this new ocean cruise. They did not disappoint! Although we were greatly unhappy that the tour of Istanbul had to be cancelled (our main reason for choosing this cruise), we loved all the other ports of call and excursions. We consider every aspect of Viking cruising of 5-star caliber, and Empires of the ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: San Diego

3 Helpful Votes


Cruise of Lifetime

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janistsang

10+ Cruises

The cruise was nicely done. New ship! I enjoyed every moment of it. The crew were friendly and helpful. The check in and out seemed to go smoothly. I can see every crew took pride of their work/ship. We met great shipmates and had a great time. My husband and I went to the Gym almost everyday. Great gym with fancy exercise equipment. We love the fire and ice near the pool. The shore ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Departure Port: San Diego

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The Trip of a Lifetime

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Petite Blonde

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We arrived in Istanbul several days early to explore the city with the three other couples in our group, using Tours by Locals online in advance of the trip to find a guide. This was our fifth cruise, but our first on Viking. We had a wonderful experience, with great food at all venues and uniformly excellent service from all staff members. This ship is beautiful, and even our "deluxe ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: San Diego

6 Helpful Votes


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