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Viking Ocean
Viking Sea
Eastern Mediterranean
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55 Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Viking Sea Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


Jtvann avatar

Jtvann

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Class all the way!!

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We had never been on an ocean cruise, but had used Viking for our first river cruise. We liked that the ship was smaller than most ocean cruises, and we loved the experience we had on the river cruise. So this was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Csukadad

1 Review Written

Cruise from Venice to Greece.

We chose this cruise as an appropriate addition to a week of touring northern Italy. We had taken a Viking River Cruise on the Danube the prior summer and thoroughly enjoyed it. So we figured that the next logical ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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joecardullo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Everything was first class

Met all our expectations. Our Israel excursion to Jerusalem was great. This was our first Viking Ocean Cruise. While on board we booked our first Viking River Cruise. The rooms were great, loved the heated floors in ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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mgounaris

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Changed my opinion of cruises: now I love them!

My husband loves cruises, but it has never been my favorite form of travel. Viking ocean cruises have changed my opinion and I am looking forward to another Viking Ocean cruise. He, too, found this to be an ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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DALEPCASTRO

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Experience

Before our cruise began in Rome, we spent 3 days in Tuscany - Florence, Siena and San Gimignano. Tuscany was beautiful. Seeing all of the old towns and buildings, shopping, having a glass of wine or a beer as we ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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jhewson

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing, simply amazing!

For our 40th wedding anniversary, my wife and decided to take a Mediterranean cruise. I chose Viking because of the reviews. We couldn't have been more pleased with the choice. All the personnel I encountered in the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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ylrd

1 Review Written

Cities of Antiquity and the Holy Land: A delightful adventure

While we usually arrive early enough to explore our departure city before our cruise, we didn't do so this time. To our delight Viking provided exceptional excursions that were quite comprehensive, and we were able ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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charlesN

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking Sea Not Ready for Prime Time

I chose Viking because of my good experience with the Viking Star. However, the overall service, dining, and entertainment are a step behind her sister ship. Don't get me wrong, Viking ship and cabin are very ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Hayyseed

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Sea is a delight.

We have taken 3 river cruises with Viking and been very pleased with the experience, so naturally we considered them when we starting thinking of for a blue water adventure. We were continually amazed at the level ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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PGSTRoy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our 1st cruise, a wonderful experience

My wife and I had been wanting to do a cruise. We didn't favour the large floating hotels, but rather the smaller cruise ships. We were attracted to the Viking line with its fine reputation and we had a desire to ...
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Sail Date April 2016


John Lee avatar

John Lee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Well structured.

The ship had plenty of areas where one felt private, comfortable and quiet. The seating was well arranged and the areas were always clean. There were also plenty of books etc for browsing. The cabin was always ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Chelly0902

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Luxurious

We wanted to see the ports on the Adriactic. We received a fabulous upgrade. Our room was spacious with abundant storage space. The food was excellent. The wait staff and all the other staff were helpful and so ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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exvpcbss

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

ALMOST PERFECT

Timing and destination were our reasons for this cruise. embarkation was a fiasco due to a last minute change in ports due to weather.. poor or no communications between staff and customers and we had to wait in ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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NWKay

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking Sea - a new style of ship

Husband and I had never been to Athens, so when friends invited us to join them - we signed up. We arrived three days before departure to explore this remarkable city, could have spent more time. The Sea was ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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timmm

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Food Not So Much

One of the most beautiful ships we've been on. Everything brand new, very Scandinavian lots of blonde wood. Our cabin was good sized and well appointed. Would have liked double sinks, however. Food was hit or ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Aunt Bessie

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Amazing Company

2 of us recently took the Empires of the Mediterranean Cruise and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had one day in Athens before sailing and took a tour both in the morning and afternoon. The airport meeting and embarkation ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Mark Olson

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazingly good

We picked Viking because the couple we were travelling with had had a good experience with a Viking river cruise. We chose a cruise from Athens to Venice with three stops in Greece and five along the Dalmatian ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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southampton observer

19 Reviews Written

97 Helpful Votes

Munch and much, much more

This was our first Viking sea cruise. Cruise critic are very positive about this firm with many 'excellent' comments and the deal offered, less than two months before departure, looked too good to be true. We'd ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Msfrizzle2

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Fabulous ship, gourmet food!

This was the trip of a lifetime for us! We sailed from Athens, Greece aboard the Viking Sea on Nov.6, 2016. We were delighted by the beautiful ship and spacious quarters! The ship holds 930 people and does not feel ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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romanno1949

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise, great food, but management not responsive to issues presented

This was our first time on Viking Ocean cruise on the Viking Sea. We bought a larger penthouse stateroom and were very happy with the size and room to put away clothes. The ship, cabin, dining and stateroom steward ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Intlxpatr

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Find Your Own Happiness

Most of this cruise was pretty wonderful. We were so glad we chose to spend a few extra days in Venice before embarkation, as inexplicably, when we got to Paris, the last leg of the journey had been "cancelled" and ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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hanidagain

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Why would I dis Viking, when I used to be a fan?

The cruise was suggested by friends and we arrived in Venice with reasonable expectations of Viking's usual efficiency. This was our third experience with the company. At the airport we we told we had no transfer ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Mrs Miggins

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Empires of the Mediterranean

Returned from our first Viking Ocean recently. Loved the pre cruise booklets and luggage labels. Flight and Embarkation: Good BA flight to Athens with excellent Viking transfer to Piraeus. Fast embarkation. ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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satde

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Empires of the Mediterranean

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on the Viking Sea, a beautiful new ship. The trip was planned in conjunction with 12 other cruise guests over 2 years ago. The ports of call, for the most part were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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gokengo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The crew and staff were wonderful, great people help make great memories.

This cruise was originally booked because the trip ended in Istanbul but started in Venice. We wished to return to Venice as an earlier visit proved to be no long enough. We had enjoyed a prior river cruise with ...
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Sail Date September 2016


Viking Sea Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment3.54.2
Public Rooms5.04.9
Fitness Recreation4.54.4
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.5
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