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Riviera Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Review for Riviera to Around the World
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2017
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean View

As usual, we chose this Oceania cruise for the itinerary, the food, and the service and it did not disappoint. Venice is a wonderful city to explore when you get away from the crowds around San Marco square. Other highlights on this itinerary included Malta, Rome and Barcelona. Although Oceania’s shore excursions are pricey and we are not fond of large group tours, we booked quite a few of their excursions for this cruise because I was too busy to research independent tours. I did not enjoy some of their excursions because none of the guides provided headsets and some did not even use a microphone, which makes it difficult to hear them unless you barge your way to the front of the group. But we really enjoyed Oceania’s culinary tours in Corfu and Barcelona with Chef Kelly, which included a walking tour with a local guide. Chef Kelly has a great personality and we liked the smaller group sizes of these excursions. The food on this cruise was also excellent, especially the fish and seafood, and the crew was very friendly and attentive.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean View

Cabin C

We had a handicap accessible Ocean View cabin, which is about 50% larger than a standard cabin in the same category.

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