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Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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701 Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews


MN Tonester avatar

MN Tonester

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Celestyal, An Overlooked Gem in the Cruise World?

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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 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Phil H

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A Step Back in Time

We chose this cruise as we wanted to see the Holy Land and to visit places that have been around for thousands of years that we could only marvel at in books. We can now finally say we were there, we saw that, and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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T Marti

1 Review Written

First time with Viking and will travel with no other!

Friends of ours are long time Viking patrons and they asked if we wanted to accompany them on this one. I really did not think my husband would try cruising again as our 2 Caribbean experiences were not to our ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jp23

2 Reviews Written

Athens to Rome Cruise

We had a fantastic time over Christmas week on this cruise of the Mediterranean. We had taken a Viking River Cruise and has such a wonderful experience, I trusted the Ocean cruise would be equally great. It was - ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GmaBabs

1 Review Written

Better than the PBS Ads!

For my 75th birthday, I took three generations of my family to enjoy a cruise over Christmas and New Years of 2020. I could not imagine that the actual experience would be as wonderful and beautiful as the PBS Ads! ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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pwchief

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Wonderful itinerary, great ship!

The Adriatic & Greece is perfect cruising grounds with scenic sailing, interesting ports with lots of history and interesting people wherever we stopped. Viking Ocean Cruises has found the perfect formula for ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Rafhgf

1 Review Written

1ST VIKING OCEAN CRUISE

The localized and exploring these anciant sites brought a lot of history into docs and added materially to out understanding. Guides were very knowledgeable and informative. Particularly in Israel we were treated ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Bob and Debbie

1 Review Written

The Eastern Med

Our trip with Viking, our first with them, was everything it was meant to be! Travel arrangements were clockwork precision, with little effort needed on our part. We experienced none of the confusion that often ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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nancyinabq

1 Review Written

Absolutely top of the line

I have taken other cruise lines so my experience on the Viking is in comparison to the previous cruises. I went with my adult daughter. (And we loved the no kids policy!) Cabin (jr. Suite) was large and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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molymoo

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

Our short but sweet “Journey to Antiquities” cruise is over but will remain a special memory for a long, long time! We boarded the beautiful Star in Athens and we were able to go to our stateroom immediately. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cs9314

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An overload of wonderful places and things!

We had done a Viking Phine River Cruise 3 years ago and that was wonderful. I didn't want to do an ocean cruise on one of the mega ships, the size of Viking's looked perfect. The level of service and attention we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Surfdogg

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing experience

Viking was very highly rated and the cruise was going where we wanted to go. The restaurants and food was exceptional and we really liked the idea of an excursion was included in each port. The staff was very ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Walter C.Jants

1 Review Written

Happy Anniversary Darling

51st Wedding Anniversary trip for the most wonderful girl in the world. The Viking Sky is a beautiful vessel. The room stewards were very friendly and efficient, although we did lose our first steward because he was ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Jantheman132

6 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

3 Continents. One of the best ever!

We chose this cruise purely for the itinerary. The 7 night 3 Continents tour leaving from Athens did not disappoint in any way. We'll certainly use Celestyal again. Flying into Athens on the day of the cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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21Cav6 Ancient

1 Review Written

Bravo-Zulu Viking...

Our experience with Viking includes 4 prior river trips, so we wanted to try the ocean and see how it compared. For those Viking Veterans who have come to expect a certain standard of service and comfort during ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Galapagos14

1 Review Written

Wonderful experience

This was our first Viking ocean cruise and it was a wonderful experience. The ship is beautiful, staff is great, food and wine were very very good. Shore excursions were very informative and we had great guides for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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sallim

1 Review Written

We were on the Antiquities/Holy Land cruise and loved it!

First, we chose this cruise because we wanted to visit ports in the Mediterranean and felt we would do better on a tour than alone. Let me add that our MO was to arrange our own travels through other EU countries ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mountainclimber1

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

There are luxury cruise lines and there is CRYSTAL!

In the past 3 years we have sailed with Silversea 4 times, with Regent 3, with Oceania 1 and with Seabourn 2 times. We had heard excellent comments about Crystal when their Mediterranean cruise caught our attention. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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twinklles

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Owner's Suite Mediterranean

This was our fourth Silversea cruise in an Owner’s Suite. All four were on different ships: Silver Shadow, Silver Muse, Silver Spirit, Silver Whisper. This cruise was the Mediterranean at the end of October. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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4plusus

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Inaugural Cruise

We just came off the Sky Princess Inaugural Cruise from Athens to Barcelona (October 20th to the 27th). We then spent two days in Barcelona. This was our second Princess cruise, the first being the Crown Princess ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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wegoviking

1 Review Written

Amazing

The cruise was in a single word- superb. The ship is well maintained. The service was unbelievable. The cabin was well appointed and well maintained by a professional and polite staff. The food was "to die for" ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Gnhughes

1 Review Written

Adriatic Sea

Recommendation from friends. The ship was clean and efficient. The staff were truly great - responsive and polite. The food was excellent at Manfreds but could only get a reservation one night - very disappointing. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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KiwiClaire

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful itinerary from Athens to Venice via the Adriatic coast

We wanted to visit this part of the world and this itinerary gave us the perfect opportunity to see several places in one holiday. We enjoyed all the stops, and loved everything about the onboard experience. The ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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amw59

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Greek cruise option!

We traveled on the Crystal ship on Celestyal in September, 2019, to the Greek Islands of Mykonos, Milos, Santorini, and Crete, and to Kusadasi, Turkey. It was exactly what we were looking for – comfortable ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tnettell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Experience

Having loved our Viking River Cruise in 2017, we decided to try the Viking Ocean Cruise. So glad we did. Everything about the ship and the crew was exceptional. The atmosphere, the food, wine, shore excursions, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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