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Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Epic
Western Mediterranean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

76

Very Good

47

Average

33

Poor

11

Terrible

8

Cruise type

Family Cruises

409

Romantic Cruises

175

Entertainment Cruises

115

Senior Cruises

85

Singles Cruises

70

175 Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean


Northwoodcruiser avatar

Northwoodcruiser

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona on Norwegian Epic and 6 Barcelona Days

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I chose this cruise because I wanted to have a Barcelona land and a Mediterranean cruise vacation. We arrived in Barcelona four days prior to cruise which began Sunday, October 20, 2019. We also stayed on in ...
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Sail Date October 2019


AlanRRT avatar

AlanRRT

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great time in the Mediterranean

I'm 65 years old and have never been to Europe. What better way to see it than on a cruise? This cruise is all about the ports, there is only one sea day and most of the port days are long. This was my first ...
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Sail Date October 2019


WWLL avatar

WWLL

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A good cruise

Review Norwegian Epic Western Med Cruise September 22, 2019 This cruise originated and returned to Barcelona. I am platinum on Norwegian and Princess and have been on westbound Trans-Atlantic cruises on the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Fuentes

1 Review Written

Great first cruise

We wanted to cruise the Mediterranean to visit countries we have never been to, leaving from Barcelona where we have friends. We enjoyed everything, particularly the services on the ship and the professionalism of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Coachbish

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Way Better than expected!

We chose the cruise for the timing and itinerary. We doubted our choice because of the size of the ship. While we still prefer the 2500 passenger size we didn’t feel completely overwhelmed by the size. We did ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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kirsten1526

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Ship and Passengers

We chose this cruise for our 10-year wedding anniversary and opted for the Haven. I really enjoyed the embarkation process where we were taken to a separated, less chaotic area. Though, I don't know that I would ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Pcherubin

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Used to be great!

It was always our favorite, NCL. They treated us like royalty. They have made so many cuts recently, I thought I was on a Carnival cruise. No longer the cute towel animals to welcome us daily, no longer the menu ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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KellieJayne

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time cruisers amazing ship

After reading some reviews before we sailed I was a bit nervous about wait times for drinks, sun beds and the amount of people on the boat. I never once had a problem getting a sun bed even when I didnt go down ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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xnyawka

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

There were some things on the cruise that were disappointing.

This was our first cruise on Norwegian. We have taken approximately 15 cruises over the last several years. The food, service, cabin staff were all very good. The ports and excursions were all very enjoyable. We ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jerryr67

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

END THE SUMMER CRUISE!

I laugh when I read some of these reviews from various experiences had by passengers. As in life, you can't please everyone. I am not moking anyone, just making a point that a cruise full of people will have various ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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blancoryan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Skip this ship & company! Average at best

Sailed Sept 4-11, 2019 Norwegian Epic. Firstly, this was only our 2nd cruise. The first was on the Celebrity Silhouette. If it wasn't for that cruise, we would think that Norwegian was pretty good. But Celebrity ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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bri1164

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Grand ship for a grand vacation

We celebrated are 30th anniversary by cruising this ship. We have cruised 4 times previously on Royal Caribbean and Carnival all in the Caribbean. This is our first time on a ship of this size. We chose our ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Steve76jc avatar

Steve76jc

1 Review Written

Amazing ship!

Cannot recommend The Norwegian Epic enough, absolutely fantastic ship and on the whole professional and attentive staff. Boarding starts at 1200 but cabins aren’t available until 1400, so no rush to board ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Dave from Barrie

11 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Nice ship with obvious short comings....

This was my wife's and I first Norwegian Cruise and we picked this one because of the European ports of call and the fact Carnival does not offer the European cruises unless they have a new ship launch..The European ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Hnuckols3rd

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Western Med Cruise

This was our 20th anniversary present to each other, so we wnted to hit some major ports. We arrived in Barcelona at el Prat airport and after a very short wait were set up on our transfer bus to the port. The ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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gmpev1

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

We had a great time on our first trip to Europe...

We have cruised on Norwegian 2 other times. We love the packages that are included. We did the Cruise next program too. While most of the staff on this ship were fabulous, we did encounter more than we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Sunshine2082

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Impeccable service!

I had never been on a cruise before and did not know what to expect. My husband and I decided on this vacation for our honeymoon so we could visit several different places in Europe at one. This was the best ...
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Sail Date May 2019


djbb avatar

djbb

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Not as bad as we expected but would not recommend this ship

My husband and I went on this work related cruise therefore we did not choose this ship, it was chosen for us. After reading all of the very negative reviews we were very nervous about our cruise. We have been on ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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moppenheim85

1 Review Written

Amazing cruise for first time cruisers

My husband and I went on the Mediterranean cruise in May but I'm only getting around to writing a review now. This was our first ever cruise. We didn't really know what to expect, but we loved the itinerary and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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darroid44

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not worth the price

We arrived a day earlier to explore Barcelona , Spain. The cruise was average at best. We have been on several cruises with different cruise lines.This ship was okay , but the entertainment was not that great. The ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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bubblez000

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise from hell for my husband's 60th birthday.

Ship couldn't get special additional items purchased right that i had purchased and spoken to customer service on the phone at length, warm champagne in the room , no ice or glasses, 2nd bottle delivered same way 5 ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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falkensmaze

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Second Epic Adventure

4th Cruise all NCL, Epic, Spirit Escape and now back on Epic. We had four fantastic days in Italy beforehand two in Rome then two in Florence then returned to Rome for sail, took early train from Florence then ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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carlamandell

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Sailing with Limited Mobility

Overall we had a delightful experience aboard the Norwegian Epic. However a few things to keep in mind if you have limited mobility: 1 - Rent a travel scooter before coming - this will give you full mobility ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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jgriffin5130

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Epic Journey

Overall this was a fantastic trip. All of the ports were awesome with embarkation and disembarkation really smooth with the exception of Naples. Getting back onboard was a chore. The ship itself was awesome. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


MarkyBill avatar

MarkyBill

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise for First Timer

This was our first cruise which we did for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Embarkation and disembarkation was really smooth and very quick (about 15 mins at check in). The ship was very clean and our cabin (a balcony) ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Norwegian Epic Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.6
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment5.04
Public Rooms4.03.8
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family5.03.7
Enrichment3.03.3
Service4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.5
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