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Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews for Singles Cruises to Europe from Istanbul

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Nice Cruise

Review for Viking Star to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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landlubber99

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

traveled as a single with another couple. The food was great, the tours were great, the size of the ship was great. The crew was friendly and efficient, My only issue was that as a single person who had paid double I had hoped to find other single on the cruise but did not,as a result iI did feel awkward and I am sure that it did flavour my enjoyment of the trip. The included airfare was very ...
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Sail Date: November 2016


The Explorer Cafe was our favorite place to hang out.

Review for Viking Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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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

Traveled with disabled person


Turkish Delight to Italian Romance

Review for Viking Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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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


Fabulous Cruise on Viking Star!

Review for Viking Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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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


Empires of the Mediterranean

Review for Viking Star to Mediterranean

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GiGi0815

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

As a history buff, my husband had a desire to visit Troy and Istanbul. I was not comfortable visiting that part of the world. When I saw the Viking cruise from Istanbul to Venice, I knew that would be the way to get him where he wanted to go. We booked almost 2 years in advance. Unfortunately, our trip was scheduled about a week after the bombing in the market in Istanbul. So, the ship did not ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


A Wonderful Cruise in an Incredible Part of the World

Review for Viking Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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sarajallen57@gmail.com

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

I chose this cruise because I already had experience with Viking, and knew that the quality of the ship and the service would be excellent, and because the route of this cruise included several places that I had wanted to visit for a long time. This was our first ocean cruise on Viking. The ship is exquisite; the cabins are lovely, and, as expected, the service was superior. We had a ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


A Five Star Trip on the Viking Star

Review for Viking Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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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


Delightful Cruise

Review for Viking Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Dan3

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Beautiful ship, friendly staff, excellent food. Never seemed crowded with only about 900 guests. Everything went smoothly. Stateroom was top notch. Don't think I'd ever go on a large cruise ship again after going on the Viking Star. It was a luxurious experience. Even the public restrooms were first class. There are plenty of common areas, beautifully decorated in Scandinavian style. ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


Sets a New Standard

Review for Viking Star to Mediterranean

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MaidenStar

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

This was our first cruise and we were not disappointed. What a fabulous ship! We had not really been interested in cruising in the past as most ships looked more suited to younger cruisers, or like floating clubs, but Viking has changed all that. This ship embodies the best of Scandinavian design. Rooms were quite spacious....even heated floors in the bathrooms, and all rooms have balconies. ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


Trip of a Lifetime

Review for Viking Star to Europe - All

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Nebulachristie

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Viking Star Read about it in the brochure and online. Empire cruise was actually 4 legs combined sequentially from Istanbul to Stockholm. What a trip! I can only say WOW! Service and food was exceptional. Staff was most attentive, friendly, and was hard to say goodbye after getting to know them over the 50 days. Staterooms were great with balconies and nice modern bathrooms. However, nothing ...
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Sail Date: March 2016


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