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162 Italy Cruise Reviews


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andrewjb1

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Cruising During Covid with MSC

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MSC are one of the first cruise lines to start operating their ships again following the situation with Covid-19. Whilst they appear to be getting it right and the experience was excellent they could be leading to ...
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Sail Date September 2020


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Ang93

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but improvements necessary

The experience started badly in Manchester Airport, the check in lines were unbelievable it took nearly 2 hours to check in. This needs to be sorted there was no separate check in fo cruise passenger or if you had ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Clifford tuttle

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great first cruise

My wife and I have just returned from a cruise and stay package with Marella, staying firstly at the wonderful conca park hotel in Sorrento then onto the Explorer 2. Given it was our first cruise, We obviously ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Lizjen

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

First time and the last time

We chose this cruise because we wanted to have a weeks stay in Sorrento afterwards. It was our first cruise and after reading the reviews our expectations were not too high. After all it isn’t a high end cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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aunty waff

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Thoroughly enjoyed it!!

The price, the ports, the all inclusive package and the fact that we could stay on in corfu all lead us to pick this cruise. The ship was beautiful, and easy to find our way around. We had balcony cabins which were ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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alwyn davison

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

TUI Marella Explorer 2. Worst cruise we have ever been on!

Our cruise was with TUI, Marella Explorer 2. We sailed out of Naples 2nd May 2019. We have cruised 14 times before with many different companies and ships however, we feel that Tui Marella Explorer 2 is the worst ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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susan willan

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Butlins on the sea

Having done over 15 Thompson cruises with our husbands and together have to say that Thompson have not just rebranded but have sold out to Merella.The ship is nice enough but some how lacks the touch of the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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F A Perrow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The best!

Viking was wonderful! They met us at he airport and delivered us to the hotel in which we stayed in Rome. A beautiful hotel, which was part of their package. There were Viking agents there almost round the clock to ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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triciaen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Star Clippers (Star Flyer) Cruise to Italy & Greece

Taking a Star Clippers cruise is about being on a true sailing vessel. If you like to sail, this is your ship. Our trip to Italy and Greece was amazing. We spent a day exploring Rome on our own and then took the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Stormy987

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise with some issues.

We choose this cruise because the route from Venice to Rome covered so many areas that we wished to visit. Having been spoiled by a couple of Viking cruises this one didn't measure up in some regards. Much of the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Kathy Sellers

5 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Splendors of Italy

My husband and I just returned from Italy with Uniworld on the "River Countess", 15 day tour called the "Splendors of Italy". The hotel in Milan, Florence, and Rome were very,very nice and the location in Milan and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Pembrey

1 Review Written

Repositioning Cruise Let Down.

We had a wonderful cruise on Oceana and enjoyed our time on the ship and the different ports of call: Lisbon Cadiz Gibralta Barcelona Cannes Livorno Genoa, back to Livorno Naples Dubrovnic and overnight in Venice. ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Garage Muffin

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

2 worthwhile tours in Lucca, Italy & the Amalfi Coast, Italy

A belated but useful review of the 2 tours that our group of 18 made in Italy were: Luccalimo, (office +39 3206066859) with our excellent guide Valter (Alias Giovanni) Roman to Lucca, Italy and an excellent tasting ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Hello/Piggy

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Venice from the Water. October 2016

CroisiEurope should be proud of the staff on board the Michelangelo, they were magnificent, very helpful friendly and pleasant at all times, they clearly worked hard. The ship was spotless and the food absolutely ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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archive42

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Spanish Italian Med Oct 2016

Ship was good aimed at families there is a lot to do for the children.As we are used to travelling from Southampton there are a few things to take with you If you smoke there was NO Duty free on board as we did not ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Far-Away

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Amazing Windsurf and Sicily

9 days "Sicily Splendors" was purchased in June 2016. We cruised on Windstar (Windsurf) before and knew about the warm crew approach, amazing food, long staying in the ports and all the other things smaller ships ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Tess8766

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wedding anniversary cruise. Ajaccio was a jewel

The itinerary was good with some varied and interesting ports. As usual some of the excursions were quite expensive and it is always advisable to try to book your own if possible. The reviews we read before the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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tommydi

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime

Trip of a lifetime. Uniworld does everything first class. I can't wait to book my next river cruise with them! The cabin was elegantly furnished, the food was local and gourmet. The shore excursions were led by ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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kswald

4 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Tyrhennian sea coast on the Ponanat

Ponant is a lovely yacht if the seas are kind. We were lucky and it only got rough the last night. Despite the excellent service onboard, there are a few things that, for the price, should be addressed. 1. Do ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Traveljunkie075

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good value for the money

This was our fifth Windstar Cruise, but the first on the Sea Breeze. Overall it was very good value for the money. Some observations : 1. The logistics at the Port of Civitavecchia (Rome) necessitated two(2) ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Allann

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Overall a good ship to sail on

Wanted to try a short cruise and the destinations of Sicily and Malta were places that we had not been to before. The ship is classed in todays world as small ( 600 passengers) but this made it easy to find your way ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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332266

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great new dam ship

The idea of cruising on a brand new ship was exciting and it turns out it was also very worthwhile. The Konigsdam is magnificent. Her captain and crew run a tight ship. Everything from embarkation to disembarkation ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Skip Gibson

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Well above our expectations in every area.

We had actually done the Viking River Cruise and heard of the new ocean vessels and wanted to experience a smaller ship on a ocean cruise. We were not disappointed as the Viking Sea was a beautiful ship with ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Crosspost

6 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

A fantastic trip on Regent's new ship Explorer

We had travelled with Regent before and wanted to experience their new ship. Although quite different in decor to the other ships - the wood is slightly darker, it is a stunning looking vessel with lovely touches ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Lee K

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worth the splurge

Our previous cruises were all on Carnival ships, so the elegance and 'dignity' of the Riviera was a very pleasant change, as was the smaller ship with fewer guests. We noticed no loss of pleasant attendance by a ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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