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Dover to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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27 Dover to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


hermioneb avatar

hermioneb

1 Review Written

54 Helpful Votes

Gourmet Spain

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My husband and I are both in our seventies and we have never considered a cruise with Saga before. The last five cruises we have have taken have been with Azamara or Oceania, but we were attracted by the idea of ...
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Sail Date August 2019


ittlebeme avatar

ittlebeme

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Cold but exciting

We had actually never heard of Saga until we did an internet search, but this cruise seemed to fit the bill because we wanted an enjoyable way to see the Northern Lights of Norway. Saga made the booking process ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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david9999

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Star Legend has some stars.

My wife and I sailed on the Star Legend leaving Dover and going to Lisbon. We stayed on the next cruise which was Lisbon to Barcelona. The first leg was a food and wine cruise which featured wine tastings every ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Mabletown

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amsterdam mini cruise

for those of you considering a cruise with Fred Olsen, i can definately recommend it. I wasnt sure whether I would enjoy it or not - hence a mini cruise. The boat is not too big, but has plenty to do. The cabins ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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wheels1000

8 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Still good

This is our 8th cruise since 2010 when we went with the family on this ship. My wife wanted London and Paris this time and we had the chance to pick up other ports that were cancelled in 2010. Two were St Tropez and ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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bschottmi

2 Reviews Written

Enjoyable Princess Small Ship

This was our third "small ship" sailing and it did not disappoint. You get to know your fellow passengers and the staff so much better on these small ships than on the larger ones. The cruise was not without its ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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darienill

18 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Iberian Peninsula and Italy.

Dover to Barcelona to Rome This is our 5th Princess cruise and we are in our 60's. Booked with Princess, used FCC's then moved it to a TA and got free trip insurance through the TA. Started booking in ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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unitedel

1 Review Written

Oceania Marina Good food but the rest leaves to be desired

We're just off the Oceania Marina's Tastes of Europe cruise, that ended in Rome yesterday, August 26,2011. The impressions are all fresh in our minds. Overall it was a satisfying experience but far from the ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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ron james

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

AZURA -designed for mass market

Allocated a cabin midships under open deck - noise intrusion from footfalls - chairs and tables being moved and also wheeled cabinets meant we could not use our balcony or get relaxing sleep at all. Noise ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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aanddnotts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

It was better than I thought it would be

After reading the reviews on the Costa Deliziosa, we were worried that we wouldn't like it, but having already tried Royal Caribbean, Princess and Island Cruises I can honestly say Costa were far better than our ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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floridahippy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Woodfield Walker Magical Cruise

This was my husband and mine third Disney Magic cruise but the first for our two daughters and their families. This cruise came about due to my mother leaving us a legacy when she died earlier this year and i ...
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Sail Date July 2010


Donna avatar

Donna

9 Reviews Written

* My Independence Experience *

I have just returned from a holiday of a lifetime - it was fantastic!! As some of you may already know (I have mentioned it in plenty of reviews during the past few months , that I was going on a cruise) , and after ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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jacwills

1 Review Written

Disapointing Not as good as PO

From a cruise we expect good quality food,hate buffets, good entertainment, good value for money. Friendly and helpful staff Sailed 5th Sept 09, Meditarian Western. Ship sailed approx 4 hours late, due to bad ...
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Sail Date September 2009


Anthony Ford avatar

Anthony Ford

1 Review Written

MSC Crusies - How's your Italian!?!

It was with real surprise to have received a letter from the MSC Club asking if I would contribute 'a short, impartial review of your experience of your cruise with us' to this web site. Why you might ask, well ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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AmoMondo

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

An Onsong Lirica

Embarkation This was the strangest one that I've ever experienced. I should probably say that first of all this cruise actually commenced 3 days earlier in Copenhagen but MSC were selling it as commencing in ...
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Sail Date September 2008


oneknee avatar

oneknee

9 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time on Carnival

My wife and I just returned from a great two weeks in Europe with many thanks to the crew of the Carnival Splendor. We have sailed previously with Celebrity and Princess, and honestly, had some degree of ...
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Sail Date September 2008


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westpdx

1 Review Written

Choose Splendor for Interary/Price only

We enjoy cruising Europe because of the convenience and would say that while we had a good vacation, Carnival wouldn't be at the top of my list again if price and itinerary are equal to another line (ie Celebrity or ...
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Sail Date September 2008


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Nicky

1 Review Written

The splendor, or not so splendid??

this was the second cruise i have been with carnival and my 3rd cruise overall and i was completely impressed by it. we were completely let down before we even embarked. as 2 families we asked for adjoining rooms, ...
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Sail Date September 2008


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K9K

1 Review Written

Fabulous time on Splendor

We thought our Carnival Splendor vacation was awesome! The food was good, the shows were great, our cabin was spacious, the staff was perfect. We could not have asked for a better cruise. The Carnival Splendor decor ...
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Sail Date September 2008


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bruce489

1 Review Written

Holiday in an Old Folks Home!

If you're under 60 - then our strong advice is DON'T GO ON ARCADIA!! The mean average age on our cruise was 68 (with a median probably over 70??!!). Virtually all the entertainment was geared toward OAP's. First ...
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Sail Date July 2008


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Mysterybay

1 Review Written

Wonderful itinerary, so-so ship.

We were on the Poesia's inaugural cruise (April 6th - 19th; London (Dover) to Venice. I was interested to see the member reviews here as well as the comments on this board. Most of the complaints seem to be about ...
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Sail Date January 2008


kentgal avatar

kentgal

1 Review Written

3 night trip to Amsterdam

This was our 9th cruise aboard a Carnival Cruise Ship. Seeing as it was an inaugural cruise from Dover and we live about 45 mins away it was ideal. The Ship was a magnificent site when coming down the hill to the ...
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Sail Date July 2008


mira avatar

mira

1 Review Written

Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

My husband and I chose a cruise for our honeymoon, and it was a dream of ours to cruise the Med. It was an amazing experience being on an inaugural cruise in the Mediterranean on our honeymoon! There were some ...
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Sail Date August 2005


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Magickpyggie

9 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Gem - Western Mediterranean

Norwegian Gem Inaugural Cruise Views of the newbies We decided on the Norwegian Gem Inaugural Cruise when it became difficult to fly long haul and thus got our first sight of the ship on the coach from London to ...
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Sail Date October 2007


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awatson0124

1 Review Written

Norwegian Gem - Western Mediterranean

I had wanted to visit Europe for a long time and I figured a cruise would be a great way to get a sampling of a lot of different countries. I'm 27 and traveled with a friend who is 33. Since we were leaving from ...
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Sail Date October 2007


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