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Venice to Europe - Western Mediterranean Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews

Viking Ocean
Viking Star
Western Mediterranean
Venice

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32 Venice to Europe - Western Mediterranean Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews


Dave Gramling avatar

Dave Gramling

1 Review Written

Adult Travel for Adult Interests

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The specific ports of call were exactly what my wife and I wanted. The new ship offered all amenities that we enjoy-Spa, Music, Excursions-and the food was amazing. The ship has excellent crew and staff. There are ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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vikingcruiser2

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

All wonderful. Pompeii was surprisingly enjoyable.

We chose this cruise, first of all, because we love Viking Cruises. When we learned of their new Ocean Itineraries, we decided to try a Mediterranean cruise, never having been to that part of Europe before. The ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Lainimac

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Loved the Viking ship and service and will go again

We had done a river cruise with Viking and we were anxious to try their Ocean Cruise once it launched My husband and I travelled alone. We had planned to go with dear friends, but lost one before the voyage and ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Earl the pearl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Spoiled but can't wait to go again.

this cruise was chosen for the ports of call, time of the year and past experience with Viking. We can't say enough about this cruise; it was amazing! The service was impeccable; staff went out of their way to make ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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KATTkRAZY

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Ocean Cruise well worth it!!!!

This was our first ocean cruise with Viking after 3 river cruises. There is a difference but we adjusted quickly. We picked this cruise because of the itinerary and the sites we could see. We were off the boat ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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ses4855

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Ah, Viking! What a beautiful Ship the Viking Star is!

We sailed from Venice to Split, Dubrovnik, Corfu, Naples, Rome, Livorno, Monaco/Monte Carlo, Toulon and ended up in Barcelona. It was truly the trip of a lifetime for me, never having taken any cruise before! We ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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JLNB

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking will make sure you have a good time!

We have been on three Viking river cruises, thought the Med cruise and Viking Star was worth a try, even though we thought the ship would be too big for us. It was wonderful! Great food, great tours, beautiful ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Councilman

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Great Mediterranean Cruise

We had previously taken the Viking river cruise up the Romantic Danube and enjoyed it very much. We were impressed with how well Viking took care of everything on that cruise that we decided to try the new Viking ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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gfboyar

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Western Mediterranean

We chose this cruise because we had been on 4 previous Viking cruises on rivers. Everything on this cruise was up to the Viking standards we have come to expect. We had beautiful accommodations, terrific food, ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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sconnelly

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great Time!

Viking is the best. The food is wonderful, the service fantastic, and the staff is friendly. Viking took care of us from the moment we arrived at the airport, and continued until they dropped us off when we left. ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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jbmonk53@gmail.com

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Ocean Cruise Mediterranean Odyssey

. This was our first cruise and first trip to Europe. Everything went off without a hitch. The flights (arranged by Viking) were excellent. We were greeted at the airport and shuttled to the Viking Star in Venice. ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Chris1224

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mediterreanean Odyssey

Mediterranean Odyssey: My first cruise with Viking was all I hoped it would be. The embarkation went well, port stops were well planned and on time. All of the staff I encountered were friendly, polite, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Mggsdj

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Once in a Lifetime!

My sister and I took this cruise to celebrate our retirement after teaching HS for 35 yrs. we had never been on a cruise before so as 'newbies' it was quite the experience. We became known as "the sisters" by ...
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Sail Date March 2016


Richard2 avatar

Richard2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Will cruise with Viking again.

This was my first experience with Viking. My wife and I have done less expensive cruises (family events on Royal Caribbean) and more expensive cruises (Alaska on Regent). This cruise hit the sweet-spot for us. We ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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FL-SioM

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Some Rough Edges, Unacceptable Airline Routing

Overall we had a great time - there were quite a few rough edges but we attribute them to the fact that the ship was brand new and many things needed to be ironed out. Our relative took the same cruise in Sept. and ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Cruiise Lover

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Viking Star is aptly named; definitely a STAR.

Traveled multiple times with Viking on the river cruises. Always wonderful trips. When I received an email on the Ocean cruises it wasn't concerned about booking a trip. My instinct was correct. The ship, the food, ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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bettyanderson@shaw.ca

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean Odyssey

The ship was beautiful, very up to date, clean and efficient. The room was spacious, although we were looking forward to heated bathroom floors which didn't exist in our cabin. The entertainment was excellent, ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Tuffie12

1 Review Written

First Viking Mediterranean Cruise

We joined the Viking Star in Venice after a pre Trip through Italy ( a great land trip) in April 2015. The ship is beautiful. This was the first scheduled trip for the Star, and there were a few glitches but ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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nolagolfer

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Star is Indeed a New Star in Ocean Cruising

My wife and I discovered cruising in 2008 with a 9 day cruise in the Caribbean aboard the Silver Shadow, which in a word was fabulous. We have since been on Princess to Alaska, then we discovered Oceania which we ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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IWantToLiveOverTheSea

2 Reviews Written

Will Cruise Again

This was an excellent cruise. It was more expensive for 10 days than I was used to, but the smaller number of passengers, more space, better food, free excursions, no waiting more than 5 minutes for anything, and ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Racketball

1 Review Written

First Small Ship Cruise on Viking

We were anxious to cruise on a brand new small ship and on initial voyage of this route from Venice to Istanbul. We had a very good time overall but realize that we are more in favor doing river cruises because of ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Jfling

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Empires of the Mediterranean-Viking Star review

Just returned from a 15 day Viking Ocean tour, Empires of the Mediterranean. We took a 4 day pre cruise tour of Rome, Florence, Bologna and Verona and embarked from Venice. This is our second Viking tour, our ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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JES47

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise!

The Viking Star is a BEAUTIFUL ship and everything about our cruise from our spacious cabin, the service, the staff, the restaurants and the food to the amazing excursions, was simply THE BEST! We were never ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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LLatouche

1 Review Written

Venice to Barcelona

All I can really say is WOW!!! This was our first cruise. The ship was spectacular, the staff was very attentive, friendly, always a smile. I enjoyed getting my hair fixed at the salon on board and also had a very ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Tr2015

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Venice to Barcelona Aboard Viking Star

The staff were friendly-helpful-very attentive The stateroom was comfortable - especially the bathroom (large shower-2 sinks-shelving) Complementary tours provided a wonderful overview of each port - ...
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Sail Date April 2015


Viking Star Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.3
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.4
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