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Riviera Review

4.5 / 5.0
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A Wonderful 7 Night Addition to a Miami to Athens Cruise

Review for Riviera to the Western Mediterranean
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cruisercn
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: May 2016
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Lovely scene taken in ancient city of  Mdina, Malta during a shore excursion

This cruise was an extension offer from Oceania. We added it to a Miami to Athens booking and received credits on airfare not needed for a back-to-back cruise. This also gave us an opportunity to do a day tour in Greece during the embarkation day, as we were already on the ship.

Dining venues on the Riviera include 4 specialty restaurants, the Grand Dining Room, Waves, and the Terrace Cafe. One reservation at no adittional cost is granted for each specialty restaurant; our favorite is Red Ginger.The food is excellent as is the service in all venues. Dress for dinner is business casual; formal and dressy attire are optional for those wanting it.

The cabins on the Riviera are fairly spacious, with comfortable beds and clothing storage rasonably adequate for a month's stay on board. Cleaning staff are friendly and thorough, with service twice a day plus bed turn-down in the evening.

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Athens (Piraeus)

Views from Delphi ruins were breathtaking. Well worth the time driving from Piraeus and back to the ship

Malta (Valletta)

Used Williams Garage for vehicle to take us to Captain Morgan Cruises terminal, then to Mdina and Rabat for a walking tour

Malta (Valletta)

Boat tour of harbors on bothr sides of Valletta, with views of city, points of interest and industry

Santorini

Windmills and Akrotiri archeological tour, with free time at Fira, including optional visit to Archeological museum

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