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Viking Ocean Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

Explorer Lounge: The last night, saying goodbye to a few of the crew that were just delightful (I wish I had a photo with some of the others; they were all great).
The Viking Jupiter at port in Greece.
Infinity pool at the back of ship, while docked in Istanbul.
State room in twin bed configuration for my mother and I.
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Don't miss the Viking experience.

Review for Viking Venus to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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stltpe
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We cruised with Viking from Athens to Istanbul. Our experience far exceeded our expectations. Everything was so outstanding that we've signed up for two more trips - one ocean and one river. The accommodations, the staff, the staff, the entertainment, the Port Talks, etc etc could not have been better. This company understands client service and logistics as good as any. Plus, they have a spa on ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Ancient Mediterranean Treasures - Just past the end of the tourist season.

Review for Viking Venus to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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gvansteeter
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of some of the excursions offered. All were of particular interest to us. In order: 1) Athens, Greece: Acropolis, Agora, Athens Flea Market (saturdays), and all of the little but ancient Greek and Byzantine churches. We did not actually participate in the standard excursion but did "our own thing" while in Athens. The stay at the Athens Marriott was nice, the ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom


We felt cared for at every turn!

Review for Viking Venus to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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JeanenePSmith
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we had always wanted to visit Greece and Turkey. This was our first Viking cruise, and we were so impressed with the level of detail in every regard and how perfectly everything was coordinated. The embarkation and debarkation experiences were simple and well-coordinated. Transfers were easy and we felt well looked after. The on-board dining was really ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Good cruise experience, but Viking's standards are slipping

Review for Viking Venus to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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FHG
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We sailed onboard Viking Venus on 4th November 2022 for the 'Ancient Mediterranean Treasures' itinerary. We have sailed with Viking before (both river cruises and an ocean cruise), but I have to sadly report that Viking's high standards are slipping to make them comparable to cheaper cruise lines. Issues experienced were: 1) Poor service. On a daily basis we had to find waiters to serve us. ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Penthouse Veranda Stateroom


Very enjoyable Cruise

Review for Viking Sea to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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htyler1
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This is my second cruise with Viking. My first was a river cruise, this was an ocean cruise. I like each for it's own reasons. Giving this a 4/5 because while everything was very nice, I felt the excursions to be a little boring and monotonous. The tour guides were mostly good and interesting, but every tour was similar, and you had to pay serious upgrade fees to get something ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Wonderful trip with a little trouble in paradise

Review for Viking Sea to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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darylec
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We have sailed Vikining before on a river cruise to the Bordeaux region, six years ago. We've wanted to be able to travel on their cruise ships ever since. It took some time to be able to save up enough money to take the trip. It was everything and more in terms of the quality of the ship, staff, and services. The excursions were also amazing. I'd recommend this trip to everyone. One issue, ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Great itinerary, excellent service and service staff

Review for Viking Sky to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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SBRKelly
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Even though we travelled extensively in Greece in the mid-1980's we found numerous excursions that took us to new territory. We thoroughly enjoyed this itinerary and we bought a number of additional excursions. Pros 1) We were happy with all stops and excursions except the included tour of Marseilles France (we made the best of it by walking briskly around the old port, which, has since ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Trip of a lifetime!

Review for Viking Sky to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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jennamargaret
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

Other family members have sailed with Viking before, but this was my first ever cruise-- and I think all other cruises line now be spoiled for me, since I've experienced how amazing Viking is. The ship was beautiful, the food was amazing, and the crew was so wonderful. They were friendly and clearly well trained. The destinations was absolutely beautiful as well; we lucked out with perfect weather ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Great Viking Cruise after Horrible Embarking at Istanbul Galataport

Review for Viking Sky to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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barneysfriend
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had a wonderful time on the Viking Sky, cruising from Istanbul to Troy, Ephesus, Rhodes, Crete, and ending in Athens. The ship was beautiful, clean, and modern, and never felt crowded, except for a couple of times at breakfast. As we usual for Viking, the food, crew, and onshore tours were excellent. Our best recommendation is that we look forward to our next Viking cruise! The only ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Viking thinks of everything.

Review for Viking Sky to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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SVA
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to see Istanbul and liked the choices of other ports in the itinerary. Viking crew are professional without giving up their welcoming warmth. I like the size and layout of the ship. While we ate at the specialized restaurants, we found the food quality, variety and service to be just as good in The Restaurant and the World Cafe. We enjoyed Sasha, the pianist, and the violin/piano duo ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


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