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Queen Victoria Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Great cruise on Cunard

Review for Queen Victoria to the Mediterranean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Sep 2018
Cabin: Balcony

We chose this cruise because of the port itinerary. We are not that keen on sea days , nor on being on organised ship excursions so it is important to us to have a great list of ports to visit and to be able to do these ports easily on our own. This cruise was perfect for us with 10 ports to visit and 4 sea days.

Embarkation was swift from Civitivecchia. We had spent 2 nights beforehand in Rome and caught the train to the port. Nothing to do with Cunard but the station at Civitivecchia is appalling for travellers with luggage . Poor, seeing as it is one the the major European cruiseports.

Our balcony cabin on Deck 7 was superb, we couldn't fault it and it was beautifully maintained by our cabin steward, Marvin. Plentiful supplies of toiletries throughout our stay.

Cabin Review


Balcony cabin Deck 7 , Great

Port Reviews

Rome (Civitavecchia)

On our own. Visited all major sites . Vatican was a major disappointment solely because of the sheer number of visitors and crowds. A must see sight but hard to see and appreciate because of the huge crowds.


Used hop on hop off bus on 2 of 3 routes. Best one we have used

Corsica (Ajaccio)

Used big Yellow Bus. Cost 10 Euro . Nice trip then walked round town


Tender port. Lovely. Caught train to Monaco . Walked round. Great.


Didn't like Corfu but it was rainy


Loved Split. Just caught ships shuttle and walked round


Used ships launch over 2 days and walked. Bought Venice Museum pass

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