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Viking Venus Review

5.0 / 5.0
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149 reviews

Exceptional cruise and the weather cooperated (for the most part).

Review for Viking Venus to the Eastern Mediterranean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Dec 2022
Cabin: Penthouse Veranda Stateroom

This trip was on my birthday bucket list and I have looked forward to this trip for many years! The ship is beautiful, restaurants excellent, food variety excellent, Chef Ivan's cooking class was fun, entertaining, and a good learning experience and staff was exceptionally responsive and always upbeat.

Overall a great time with two exceptions: (1) our trip to Volos, Greece was disappointing (Traditional Greek Villages & Archaeological Museum). After our visit to the Museum (quite interesting), we took a 45 minute bus trip up to the top of the mountain to a small village only to walk into a tourist trap selling cheap "souvenirs," and not nearly enough time to explore the area...huge waste of time. This is not what we expected on a Viking tour. (2) We were also informed by the Captain that we would not be sailing to Nafplio (last stop before Athens) due to high winds, which was a real disappointment.

We took our first Viking river cruise in April from Paris to Normandy; this ocean cruise was a first for both of us, and we

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Penthouse Veranda Stateroom

Perfect size for two people!

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