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Variety Cruises Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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27 Variety Cruises Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


petal06 avatar

petal06

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Callisto - Old and noisy. Needs to be retired. Expensive.

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I wrote to Variety cruises with my feedback and you do not get answer - only put on the email list for advertising. This has prompted me to put a review on Cruise Critic. Afraid even the travel agent did not want ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Martha Jayne Cee

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Misled, not the Vantage cruise we paid up for

We paid for a cruise on Vantage, a line we have had good experiences on previously. Instead of the Vantage ship we expected, we were greeted with the Variety Voyager on arrival in Poole, our departure point. The ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Quairading avatar

Quairading

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Dissatisfied

We were expecting a luxury cruise. We paid good money for a luxury cruise. The boat Callisto is very old and not well maintained. The noise was that loud that we were offered earplugs by the crew. The boat shuddered ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Orion2006 avatar

Orion2006

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful small ship cruise around the Cyclades

This is a beautiful small ship (about 25 cabins) with an amazing crew. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The food was wonderful..authentic Greek food, perfect for our trip around these beautiful islands. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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susanjmurphy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Croatian Coast (?)

Great crusie ! Always wanted to go to Croatia and this looked like a lovely way to see it! Classy older yacht, well maintained and very comfortable. FOOD and CREW were 1st class!!! 5 star all the way! Leija was a ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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ZoeB090187

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not impressed; Will not be back

Cruise: Adriatic Odyssey: Croatia, Montenegro, Albania & Greece Cruise Company: Variety Cruises Cruise Ship: Callisto Cruise Dates: August 26 – September 2nd. 1. The ship  Callisto is a very old ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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dajashoe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Small ship that can get near ports but don't expect much

We chose this cruise as the ship was small and advertised that it would be docking in city centers around the Iberian peninsula so exploring on our own would be easy. We had been on the Harmony V before, so felt ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Diana and friends

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful experience

We chose this cruise because of its destination, the size of the boat and the fact that it was vetted by Wilderness Travel, an excellent US travel company. Eight of us traveled for a week along the Dalmatian coast ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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saracep13

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing adventure, unforgettable

I can't complain about anything. Our trip in Pan Orama through the Adriatic sea (Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Greece) was absolutely amazing. The crew is incredible, everyone was super nice to us and we felt ...
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Sail Date August 2017


randalljay avatar

randalljay

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Great Staff

We travelled with a group that filled the ship. The crew was terrific - every single one - with the most chatty captain we've ever had. Food was very good. The room was fine but the walls were a bit thin. The ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Gatormarj

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Not worth the price

I wanted to return to Sicily. I have enjoyed cruising in the last several years. I had a wonderful experience on a yacht style ship earlier nether year and wanted to see how Variety Voyage stacked up. Also, the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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kiwicruiser99

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Variety Voyager in the Med - a while ago but still relevant I hope

My experience was a few years ago so things may have changed since that time, but I'm a new member so thought that I would reflect back on my experience aboard the Voyager. I did a week long cruise on the Variety ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Pamushana

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

All round quality.

Returning to our favorite ship , "Panorama", with our favorite cruise company, "Variety", we were as delighted as ever , and so happy , to find many of the same wonderful staff on board. It felt as if we were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


JacquelineD avatar

JacquelineD

1 Review Written

Cruise like a royalty

For the 3rd time we chose to make a cruise with Variety Cruises. This time we sailed the Adriatic and Ionic Seas. Again we had a great experience. A very friendly and helpful cruisedirector, captain, hotelmanager, ...
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Sail Date July 2016


corb2000 avatar

corb2000

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great first cruise experience and an excellent way to see the Adriatic coast

This was our first ever cruise and followed us watching the Panorama sail into Santorini's caldera while we were on holiday there in 2015 - we did some research after we got home and the 2016 Adriatic Odyssey ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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tarka

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

An awful experience

We choose this cruise as there was an interesting itinerary and good guest speakers on subjects that appealed. Things started to go wrong as soon as we got on board when the wardrobe door fell off and the problem ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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mroosen

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

It was an amazing adventure.

This was my first cruise ever and I really loved it. It's amazing to be sailing with a small ship. There were only 17 guests on board so you had a feel of having the ship for yourself. We did the adriatic cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Mac2478

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disappointing for the Cost

We travelled on this ship in Oct from Istanbul to Athens. Embarkation was a disaster with no one to meet us, no information about Port process and how to get on the ship and a walk of 500 metres with our luggage. ...
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Sail Date October 2015


Todd Hunter avatar

Todd Hunter

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Classical Greece, Harmony V

This was our first cruise and after reading some negative comments prior to us boarding, I was a little concerned. However, after spending 8 wonderful days, sailing around the Mediterranean, stopping off at ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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simona alexandraki

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

An amazing first experience of cruise!!!

This was my first cruise, and I can say it got me hooked. The welcome drinks, the staff were helpful and friendly, polite highly professional and dedicated and all gave exceptional service.. Mariza as our ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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40ishcouple

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Unforgettable week spent with great people in amazing ports

This was our first cruising experience and we travelled a long way to do it ! The appeal of a small group and exploring places that weren't crawling with tourists did not disappoint. Our itinerary was Corfu - ...
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Sail Date July 2014


ciarasd09 avatar

ciarasd09

1 Review Written

Perfect way to see the Greek Islands

My husband and I had a wonderful experience on the Variety Cruises' Harmony V doing it's Classical Greece itinerary. We had never been to Greece before and we couldn't imagine seeing it any other way. The cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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grecocroat

1 Review Written

Variety Cruises' Harmony V - all I can say is wow!!!

I had the absolute pleasure of spending the end of June aboard Variety Cruises' Harmony V doing its Classical Greece itinerary. I had been to Greece several times before and I have to say that having done the whole ...
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Sail Date June 2012


Sirenia37 avatar

Sirenia37

1 Review Written

Classical Greece- HarmonyV

We just returned from a great trip on Harmony V, through Variety Cruises. A 7 day trip that was fabulous! From the itinerary to the service,the food, to the boat to the weather. Please note that this is a cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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Hippolyta

1 Review Written

Why Don't More Americans Know About Variety Cruises?

With the exception of Santorini we were able to dock at each port and even there we had a good-sized tender to take us to the Cable Car to Fira. On the first evening Captain Emmanuel warned us that he didn't think ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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