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Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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Fantastic Re-Start in Greece - Mein Schiff 6

Review for Mein Schiff to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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CruiseMH

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

Hi folks, two weeks ago i went for my first cruise after the corona-break. The german-market-focussed cruise line TUI cruises offers 7-night cruises from Heraklion(Crete) to Piraeus and Corfu. As the price for these cruises are very attractive for solo travellers i could not resist. Due to the current Covid-19 situation there were some changes in the usual processes. First of all it was ...
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Sail Date: September 2020


Celestyal, An Overlooked Gem in the Cruise World?

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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MN Tonester

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Last May, 2019, my wife and her siblings took a Greek island cruise on this very ship, which included Ephesus among the included excursions. I stayed home and took care of the dog. So effusive of her praise for the cruise and the included excursions, we decided to repeat the cruise this year. Celestyal offered a fantastic Black Friday cruise deal including drinks, gratuities, and three paid ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Great itinerary - good value!

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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YTOcruisers

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this 7 days cruise because of the ports - Cairo, Jerusalem/Bethlehem, Cyprus, Rhodes and Ephesus. We also chose it because of the great value for what we paid as the price included 3 excursions (Cairo, Rhodes and Ephesus), gratuities and drinks (albeit you could also pay for “premium drinks”). We had read the reviews on the Celestyal Crystal and had “lowered the bar” for our ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Spectacular destination lineup, enjoyable ship experience

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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Dave2Kayak

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

The focus was on visiting many antiquities sites which was the main reason we selected this cruise package. Celestyal provided an excellent experience at a good value. Not a new ship or a large ship (900 passengers capacity?) with all the offerings you'd find on larger luxury boats but we found the Crystal to be very adequate for this type of cruise. Clean and well maintained throughout, friendly ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Journey to Antiquities

Review for Viking Star to Mediterranean

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stoltzr

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

A new experience for us to see ancient sites in Greece and Turkey and to again explore Pompeii with family. A new ship put into service in May 2015, Viking Star is state of the art cruising limited to 930 over 18 age passengers. This is our second Viking Christmas week ocean cruise in the Med with grand daughters. Everything was fabulous- the weather, cabin, dining, activities, and shore ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Great Voyage to see Ancient Antiquities

Review for Viking Star to Mediterranean

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Bobkirkland

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

If you are interested in seeing and learning about the Ancient Greek, Roman, and Minoan cultures, this is the cruise for you. Viking offers five star service all the way through along with a good selection of excursions. The food and wine selections are also the very best. Whether eating at The Restaurant, The Chefs Table, or Manfredi’s there is something you will like. There are great ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Good cruise

Review for Viking Star to Mediterranean

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Granny Glady

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

My sister and I took this cruise because we both had wanted to go to Athens, and we had never done that. We are both over 80 years old and have mobility problems. On the boat, everything was fine. Shore excursions less so. We did not realize that there were enrichment and entertainment options, Our fault, we did not look at the daily briefings. We both wanted to go to Knossos, but the boat ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Christmas Cruise

Review for Viking Star to Mediterranean

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joans4860

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we had been on one that ended in Athens almost 2 years ago and my husband got sick (we were quarantined to the stateroom on our last day and missed the excursion in Athens). There was a special deal on the first 8 days of the 14 night Mediterranean Antiquities cruise, beginning in Athens and ending with disembarkation in Rome. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day were at ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Mediterranean cruise over Christmas - Viking Star

Review for Viking Star to Mediterranean

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jmmitch2

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

I've always wanted to see Greece and this price was wonderful. The tours were handled so well. Tour guides were very knowledgeable and handled my millions of questions with patience. I would recommend this tour to anyone. We had one day at sea that was rough but we survived it okay. The Christmas decorations were very tasteful on the ship. The food was superb. I loved the fact that I could ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Attention to detail and incredible service by all. Accommodations.

Review for Viking Star to Mediterranean

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Cadams2

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

First time to Europe and this cruise provided the areas of most interest to us. Very beautiful room and did not feel cramped for space. The luxury of not packing and unpacking travel was an important factor to us. All ship personnel we had contact with were very personal, attentive and very willing to assist with answering question or providing a service. Plenty of restaurant choices and food ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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