Seven Seas Voyager Cruise Review by IllinoisTaxlaw
- Sail Date: May 2012
- Destination: Western Mediterranean
- Cabin Type: Deluxe Suite
Day 1 - The weather was bad on several days of our trip. Yes we did go to the port of Naples in lieu of the Island of Capri. However, had we not, we would not have been able to get off the boat because the seas were to high for the tenders. Naples is a 22km drive from sorrento and thus added 20 minutes to the tours. The guide in Pompeii was excellent. Our tour group had maybe 15 people.
Day 2 - Positano was amazing. Disembarking the ship on the tenders did take 30 minutes simply because the seas were rough in the morning and it took longer. Can't control the seas.
Day 3 - We had a good tour in Florence. The city was really crowded with tourist as there was other cruise ships in port. Still a great tour. Maybe 15-18 people on our tour.
Day 4 - Monte Carlo, St. Paul de Vence & Cannes - Our favorite day on the ship. Our excursion was excellent. We were in Cannes the morning of the 2nd day of the film festival. St. Paul was worth drive alone. After our excursion, we came back to the boat showered and had room service for dinner. We went back to the Monte Carlo casino at night. The F1 Grand Prix was the next weekend and Monte Carlo was set up for the race. Truly a sight to see.
Day 5 - St. Tropez, we slept in and did not do an excursion here. We walked around and enjoyed the Harbor. The weather was rainy and overcast in the morning but cleared up in the afternoon. We enjoyed the pool this day.
Day 6 - Marseille & Provance - The only excursion we would have done differently. We did a small bus tour (again maybe 15 people) but probably would have rather stayed on the boat and enjoyed the pool. The weather was terrible again this day in the morning with crazy winds and rain. It was nice in the afternoon.
We disembarked in Barcelona at 9:00 am. No problems getting off the boat. It was hard to leave. Several Taxis waiting to take us to the W Hotel as we stayed an extra day in Barcelona.
Overall the food was excellent. The casino staff was excellent especially Terry the craps manager. Bartenders were excellent. Alexi the piano player was world class. We will be cruising with Regent again.