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Star Clippers Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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14 Star Clippers Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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31 Reviews Written

342 Helpful Votes

Disappointed by our sailing ship experience


We had looked longingly at Star Clipper ships in port so many times, so finally decided to bite the bullet and book a cruise. We expected a glorious ship ( which it was) and a fabulous experience ( which sadly, it ...
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Sail Date October 2018

Flopsyuk avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Short taster cruise

We wanted to try the small boat experience. Wind in the sails etc.Freedom. What happened was unexpected and not very good. Worse parts first I think - which may take a while. The sails only went up when the ...
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Sail Date August 2017

oscarjones avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A different experience

.We chose to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary on Star Flyer. The real let down was our cabin no.301 (300 would be the same). So small, only suitable for one person. Had to get out of bed at the bottom as ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Annabellegrace avatar


2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A Great Experience But Some Adverse Comments

All in all, this was a superb experience especially when the ship was at full sail. The food was excellent, the cabin small but adequate and very well-maintained, cabin and restaurant staff were very helpful and ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Bard47 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The first time on Star Flyers, definitely not the last

We were in Athens a few days before we left, which helped us get acclimated both to the time zone and to the heat/humidity of Greece (and the Greek islands we would visit). Embarkation was not well organized in ...
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Sail Date July 2018

DrTomMDDE avatar


2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

The only way to experience the Greek islands

A small ship able to visit the smaller, uncrowded islands, excellent food, fantastic and reasonable shore excursions with a wonderful cruise director, and pleasant company. What more can one ask? Well, maybe rolling ...
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Sail Date May 2017

Ray53H avatar


1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Pure Heaven

Looking for a unusual island hopping experience in the Aegean and stumbled across the stunningly beautiful Royal Clipper. The holiday was arranged through travel who arranged flights to Athens and from Istanbul. ...
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Sail Date August 2016

John982 avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Santorini must have been Atlantis!

I have always been a sailing freak but advancing age has prevented me from sailing the Greek Islands myself. This trip was pure indulgence for me. On arrival before embarkation the cruise line organised a pickup ...
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Sail Date May 2016

Maggiethemap avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Brilliant; loved the sailing as well as the ports, fantastic atmospher on board.

If you have any understanding of sailing you will love this. Lots of passengers didn't know anything about sailing but still loved it because of the small number of passengers, delightful crew, fab service, ...
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Sail Date August 2015

Jazandriki avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

This is sailing not cruising

Star Clippers are unlike any other cruise line,you are sailing in every sense of the word We chose the Star Clipper sailing from Athens to Venice via Greek Islands Montenegro the Damatia Coast and finally ...
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Sail Date June 2015

jillyle avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Destinations Aboard the Intimate and Lovely Star Clipper

A wonderful experience! We just returned from a week aboard the Star Clipper which sailed to the three of the Greek Islands and two port in Turkey. We totally enjoyed are overall experience with a wonderful ...
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Sail Date May 2015

egillette avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Sailing to Greek Islands and Turkish ports in Style

The finest sailing vacation ever, the Star Clipper cruise from Athens to the Greek Islands and several ports in Turkey afforded fabulous food, rest and sightseeing plus water sports and historical/cultural ...
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Sail Date June 2014

Stephen avatar


5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

To sail or to cruise

The most important thing to bear in mind if you are looking at the Star Clipper is that this is a sailing holiday and not a cruise. Unlike the big cruise ships, these ships do not have stabilizers and therefore ...
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Sail Date August 2011

mapsd avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We chose a tall ship for our first cruise ever, and glad we did

We had never cruised previously because we did not like the idea of a floating city, so the smaller tall ship made sense, especially when it had a cruise that included our bucket list of places to see in Greece. ...
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Sail Date July 2019

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