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Viking Ocean Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Viking Ocean
Ship
Western Mediterranean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

82

Very Good

14

Average

4

Poor

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

101

Senior Cruises

54

Romantic Cruises

38

Family Cruises

10

First-Time Cruisers

10

101 Viking Ocean Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean


Agravseth avatar

Agravseth

1 Review Written

Great destinations

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We loved the ambience of the ship - light Danish wood, great excursions, excellent service, great food ( esp. in the main dining area - awesome buffet)! Specialty dining rooms were ok but service not quite as top ...
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Sail Date February 2018


Karen L avatar

Karen L

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise in the Off Season

Good cruise, great food and wonderful cabin. A few of the included tours didn't meet the standards for the rest of the cruise. Especially in Porto, the tour guide did not need the level of the tour guides in other ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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cazdoc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First class all the way

This was our second trip on the Viking Star having been on the Baltic Cruise in July 2015. The ship was very well taken care of. It was like a five star hotel with amenities and tours included at every port. The ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Shannoway

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

All the stops were wonderful!

We chose Viking because they had the best Med stops as well as the level of luxury and service. Viking is a top notch company. We have been so pleased with the river cruises so we gave their ocean cruise a try. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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robinlynn

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship and service, but not enough time in several ports

We had sailed on Viking Rhine River cruise and loved it and were intrigued by the ads for the Viking Ocean itineraries. The ship was fabulous, it was truly the nicest ship we had ever sailed . It was wonderful.Food ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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rwallick68

1 Review Written

Even bad things can have happy outcomes: a cruise to nowhere.

Originally, we planned this cruise to complete the circle of the Mediterranean following our earlier cruise from Barcelona to Rome. Sadly, mechanical issues resulted in our cruise going from Barcelona, almost to ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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MYND

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Passage through Western Europe

Highly recommend Viking Ocean. Excellent cruise, service, deluxe cabin is set up very nicely - plenty of storage. Bathroom is very nice- heated floors, plenty of storage space. Our cabin was kept very cleaned - ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Janet Fontano

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Perfection!!

Trip was my gift to myself for my 70 th birthday.This was the maiden voyage for the Viking Sky. We spent A day and a half in Rome before boarding the ship.Our stateroom with balcony was impeccable.The bathroom ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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paysperdu

1 Review Written

The cruise was wonderful.

We chose this cruise because it was going to both Tunis and Algiers, ports we have always wanted to go to. The offshore excursions were wonderful. Viking made sure that everything went smoothly. Malta and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Cmaun1er

2 Reviews Written

How do you rate perfection; it was excellent?

How do you rate perfection it was excellent to the rooms ,to the people ,the site everything .One reason I chose Viking was because I was with Viking in the past and to just I wanted my adult children to have a ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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gailcarpenter

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Live like kings and queens

Cruise was wonderful from start to finish. Each day got better and better. Would recommend to anyone who wants to feel special for two weeks. Food was fantastic. Spa was nicest I've been enjoyed. Enjoyed ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Joseph Rydzewski

1 Review Written

This was our first trip on Viking Oceans and we were not disappointed!

Low key, more luxurious. This size ship affords the vacationer less hubbub and features better service and food, along with the ability to stop in beautiful ports and partake of the on shore excursions. The ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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cruiser2016

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise, wonderful ship.

We sailed on this Viking Ocean cruise because of our great experience with Viking River cruise and we were definitely not disappointed. The same comforting, friendly, and expert service was shown on the Ocean ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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teigeng

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

We went from Barcelona to Athens; not a smart idea.

We were interested in the ports of call and had heard good things about Viking. There ARE good things about Viking, including amazing service people who are very well trained. Here's what is not so good: 1: ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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BigMac1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Dress Code Issue

This is a very good ship probably aiming at the high end of the market. Lacks some of the sophistication of Regent and Crystal in terms of service and certainly in terms of passengers. Viking really need to make it ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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UnaTapatia

1 Review Written

The bar has been been set pretty high!

We arrived in Barcelona a couple of days before boarding the ship for our 15-day Grand Mediterranean Tour and were able to explore the Catalonia region a little more fully--as well as take a trip to Andorra. It was ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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cruise edski

2 Reviews Written

over all it was a very nice cruise

we wanted to go to barcelona to see the basilica sagrada familia also the tour that was offered to see the city was at the same time and could not take it we wanted to more of barcelona. the tour the basilica was ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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kenries

2 Reviews Written

Viking...Best Cruise Ship Tour, Bar None

We had traveled with Viking on a river cruise in China about two years before this trip. That cruise was one of the best we have ever experienced, so we wanted to cruise again with Viking. The ocean cruise in ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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208tazewells

1 Review Written

Loved the itinerary; ports were awesome, and the included excursions fabulous.

We are huge fans of Viking River Cruises, have taken 9 and thought it was time to try the new Ocean Cruise, and we were not disappointed. Viking know how to cruise, either River or Ocean. We have already booked out ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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kevos

1 Review Written

Viking Ocean Cruise Called Mediterranean Odyssey

We had an excellent experience on our Viking Ocean cruise called the Mediterranean Odyssey. The ship was the appropriate size for our interests, The included land tours were a highlight for us. We enjoyed the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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retirednhappy

1 Review Written

Delightful Western Mediterranean Cruise

This was our first trip to the western Mediterranean. We embarked in Barcelona after an efficient and pleasant trip from the airport. The ship and cabins are beautiful and comfortable. Felt like home from the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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athena18

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Viking Star Ocean Cruise Review

This cruise from Rome to Barcelona included several islands that we hadn't been to in the western Mediterranean. It also was a winter getaway, so we experienced some really nice (and warmer) weather than ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Aine997

2 Reviews Written

Perfect Trip

We were excited to see Mediterranean region for the first time. We spent the first days in Venice & had both tours & opportunities to explore on our own. Everything went very smoothly, from our air trip over, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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discerningcruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good in parts but disappointing overall compared to last cruise on this ship.

Cruise was booked whilst on the ship on another cruise in April. Original destination was Venice to Istanbul, changed to Venice to Athens (3 nights in Greece!). Not ideal as we had been to Athens & Greece before ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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wgreen1230

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wayno Viking Star

We picked this cruise because it was a new ship, smaller than many, and was covering many sites in Europe that we wanted to see. This cruise was the very best. Ship was beautiful and held a little over 900 people ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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