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Crete (Heraklion) Cruise Reviews

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15 Crete (Heraklion) Cruise Reviews


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LCBENZ

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful, Worldly Experience

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Just returned from a week on the Celestyal Line’s Crystal “Idyllic Aegean” cruise to the Greek Isles out of Athens. Here’s the bottom line on the entire cruise experience - with apologies to those negative ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Williamsdg avatar

Williamsdg

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Poor ship - But good itinerary

Overall the reason my family chose this ship was because of the itinerary on overnight stays and long stays in port on each island. You did not feel rushed on the islands like sometimes you might on a Caribbean ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Johnm70

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

An enjoyable cruise that exceeded our expectations

We wanted a cruise that included the Greek Islands, leaving from Athens, for around a week, in August. This cruise fitted the bill. After booking and visiting the agents in Auckland, NZ to confirm our cabin, we then ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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maggas

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

My first cruise

so here I am again with my reviews,i tell it as it is ,im not petty I just want a nice holiday the costa classica was my trial run to see if I liked a cruise, everone said it wood be great so we gave it a try 7 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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lynneesh

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great cruise round Greek Islands

We chose this cruise purely for the itiniary , 7 ports in 7 days and lots time in every port. Embarkation in Heraklion was quick and painless, no horrendous queues as we have experienced on previous cruises. We had ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Overtone

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent Greek Islands Cruise (+Izmir in Turkey)

We really enjoyed this cruise. We were in cabin 6001, and were a bit worried when we read some of the reviews on here after we'd booked it. But no real problems. There is some noise from the anchors being let out, ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Daisyrae

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise

We did the 7 Beaches cruises, around the Greek Islands, and a visit to Izmir in Turkey. Fabulous apart from a couple of hitches getting ashore due to windy weather - only to be expected. The Greek Islands never ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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MTWFTaunton

1 Review Written

Costa are now very poor (unless it's just this ship) don't go with the

Our second cruise this year with Costa and probably our last. We embarked at Heraklion on 25th October and, with hindsight, this experience set the tone for the entire cruise. The queue to check in and deposit ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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JemIB66

8 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Crete to Italy - Fantastic Experience

We embarked on the ship in Heraklion, having flown in from London. We travelled as a family of 3 (myself, my wife and my 10-year old daughter, who is in a wheelchair). The embarkation in Crete was what I would ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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Nexus4

1 Review Written

Another great value cruise

The boarding was a little shambolic especially when the baggage scanner packed in and they tried pushing all luggage through the hand baggage X-ray, total chaos ensued. Eventually got through this one and bussed to ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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alphachan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Pleasant Surprise

*6= Having booked this Cruise as part of a 2 week package including a week on Crete we were slightly nervous of what to expect as the Price was ridiculously cheap even having upgraded to outside Cabins.We were a ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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janicemp

1 Review Written

The 1st and last Costa cruise

This was the 1st time we had sailed with Costa and it will be our last. The worst meals on board were dinner, if you didn't like the food served in the restaurant you were pretty stuck as the buffet restaurant ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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teraji

12 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Better than expected

This was my first Costa cruise. I’ve cruised on nearly all the other cruise lines including MSC, another European cruise line. I wasn’t sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised and very much enjoyed the ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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elliedog

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The worst ship we've EVER BEEN ON.....

If you are happy to be part of 10 per cent British people the other 90 per cent were Italian German, French and Russian, that's fine and you are happy to see entertainment in anything but English! The food was ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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simmie53

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

No water in swimming pools for entire trip

cruise was booked for me as part of package deal. 2 swimming pools but no water in them for 5 days !!!!! said it was all inclusive but we had to pay for water and juice.Chaotic when in port as often had to wait for ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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