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Lisbon to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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42 Lisbon to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


RedStarLine avatar

RedStarLine

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC is deteriorating

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Embarkation was quick and smooth. The Preziosa is a beautifull ship with a good layout. We were cruising in an Aurea suite which includes the ‘Easy’ drinking package, massage and spa access. Overall food ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Ariadni88

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Again, amazing

Me and my boyfriend (30 and 37-both Greeks) decided to sail for the second time with MSC Preziosa because the first cruise was just fantastic and we loved the vibes of beeing in such an amzing ship! We sailed at ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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hcbmwb

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fabulous ship

We have cruised at least 6 times on the Explorer. It is a beautiful ship with wonderful service and great food. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The complimentary wine selections were very good. The five ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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SweeeetRose

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Absolute Luxury

This was our first cruise with Ponant and we were not disappointed. It was 5 star all the way. The food was magnificent and delicious for every meal. Our cabin with veranda was completely adequate for our needs ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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FEMOC

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Simply extraordinary!

We took a our first cruise on Regent in May from Lisbon to London and we were blown away. We have taken Crystal in the past on some 15 cruises, and now we find ourselves remiss for patronizing a good cruise line ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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42trvl

2 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

Luxurious Ship BUT

The ship is absolutely beautiful - both public spaces and cabins. Like a very luxurious hotel. By appearances, you could easily forget that you were on a cruise ship - more like being at a Ritz Carlton or Four ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Guerncruising

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Even more comfortable

Chose this cruise as a warm weather cruise prior to New England in the fall, turns out to be quite hot. The itinerary is one that suited us and we have covered most of the ports before. As a result we have chosen to ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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dlbm

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Gorgeous line, great people.

The boat is beautiful, the service wonderful. The other travelers were terrific. Aside from some issues with the cabin, it was an ideal trip. There were a couple of ports that weren't worth a stop, but maybe they ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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pwchief

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Tauck Small Ship Cruising on Windstar Star Pride

Cruise review Tauck - Small Ship Cruising Treasures of Spain & Portugal (Eastbound - Lisbon to Barcelona) April 19 - May 1, 2017 By Ken Montgomery- Irvine, CA Summary - This was the initial cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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goricanka

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Did not excel our expectation

We chose this cruise primarily because of its itinerary (Lisbon, Porto, Gijon, Bilbao, Bordeaux, Biarritz, St.Malo, Le Havre. First time with the Oceania cruises. The room was small and obviously not completely ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Cipi&Pepe

9 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

A Splendid Escape on SPLENDIDA

After 3 memorable experiences on MSC’s ships was not at all a surprise that I decided to comeback. This time I was cheating on my first MSC love “Preziosa” and choose, for a 9 day trip, her sister ship ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Greif

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Second Cruise on Marina

Excuse my english, I am German. We chose this cruise especially because of starting in Lisboa. Some new ports (Cadiz, Marseille, Portofino) but also known ports - but who can tell, "I know this city". We ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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hcbaggett

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fabulous cruise on Regent Seven Seas Explorer

Absolutely fabulous. The new ship is beautiful. Our F2 Superior suite was beautiful. The bed was comfy, the bathroom huge with tub and shower, big walk-in closet, and more storage than we could use. The staff ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Catlover54

17 Reviews Written

216 Helpful Votes

Fantastic stressless service, 5-star food, spacious luxury, classical music!

This was my first cruise with Hapag-Lloyd’s “most beautiful yacht in the world,” the MS Europa, 13 nights, Lisbon to Nice. I had previously cruised with my husband on the more modern, and advertised as ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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gjewing

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Lisbon to Barcelona - a Great Cruise on RSS Explorer

This is the first time we have cruised on a ship bigger than 450 passengers – previously having sailed on the chic Club Med 2 (twice) and Regent’s Navigator (3 times). So we were apprehensive about upscaling but ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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gaomm

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Lisbon to Rome: a great cruising experience

Let me begin by saying this was our 5th cruise with Voyages to Antiquity, so obviously we like the cruise line. What do we like in general? We like the size of the ship (approx 350 passengers), we like the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Mike the sailor

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A bit more work on the food and everything will be shipshape.

Close friends cruise with Oceania on this ship every year, sometimes twice a year, so our maiden voyage on the Riviera came with high expectations. Overall we weren't disappointed. We occupied a PHI penthouse ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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shar44

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Poorly Managed

We had heard positive things about Oceania and the Marina in particular so when we saw a cruise to a number of locations that we liked we booked a concierge level stateroom for a special occasion. The ship is lovely ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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PV Wanderer

2 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

The ship needs work, but the food and service are great.

Our Sea Dream I cruise from Lisbon to Barcelona got off to a poor start. Unlike Silversea, which we have used several times, Sea Dream was chaotic in a rain storm. The taxi couldn't get close to the terminal, ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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PatSR

4 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Windsurf -- James Beard -- Spain -- Wine, Food and Sights

This was our 2nd Windstar cruise. We are now serious fans of this line. We have been on both the "yachts" and the sail ships now and both, although different were excellent. Service was superb. We were ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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TexasGrown

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Top notch staff, very good itinerary

We chose this cruise based upon the itinerary which started in Lisbon, ended in Barcelona, and included ports we were very interested in. It was our first time on Windstar and we had not chosen the line before they ...
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Sail Date April 2016


Stuboy avatar

Stuboy

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

The Best Yet!

My wife and I picked this cruise first for the itinerary. When we started to research some more, we got hooked on what we heard was the Windstar experience. After our booking last July we started seeing the reviews ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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blip69

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Barely Two Stars

Shabby experience. We were really looking forward to a high end cruising experience. Did not happen. Two out of five excursions were canceled. Prices of excursions were very expensive and should have been included. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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roothy123

9 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Itinerary & Cruise Line

I'm quite late in reviewing my cruise from almost a year ago, but wanted to at least write a short review, my first on Cruise Critic despite numerous posts elsewhere on the site. We've done 12 ocean cruises, ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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dln929

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Ten Days of Seafaring Bliss on Board the Journey

Embarkation: The Journey was docked very close to the city of LIsbon--less than 15 minutes' walk to Rossio Square so it was very convenient. Boarding was easy. We could either take the free shuttle bus to the ship ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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