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Viking Ocean
Viking Sea
Western Mediterranean
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35 Europe - Western Mediterranean Viking Sea Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


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NowRedacted

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

As good as it gets!

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I had never been on a Ocean cruise. More than that, I did not want to go on a Ocean cruise. You see, I get seasick. Not just "seasick" but "stay in the cabin in misery" seasick. But I had been on many of Viking's ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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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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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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readytocruiseagain111

1 Review Written

Everything was excellent..

We had never been on a cruise so we talked to our travel agent in Casper. She said she had heard good things about Viking so we thought we would give it a try. Boy were we happy that we did! The food, the tours, ...
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Sail Date March 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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Tenaculus

1 Review Written

Amazing food. Outanding staff. Fabulous ship!

We wanted to visit southern Mediterranean destinations we have never visited. We were attracted by the addition of ports in Northern Africa. Effortless embarkation. Ship was outstanding, expecially the Nordic ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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pf123ff

5 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Critique of the Viking Sea Cruise of Southern Mediterranean

A Critique of the Ship Viking Sea : I and my wife were recently on this ship for a cruise from Rome to Barcelona via Tunis and Algiers. The cabin space and the balcony size were adequate, but not enough ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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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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ajnardi

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Athens to Venice

Viking is an excellent cruise line, this was our second cruise on Viking and we have the highest praise for the facilities and the staff. On each cruise they demonstrated their personal interest in our well being. ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Cruiser121901

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking's Mediterranean Odyssey

Doesn't everyone want to visit Venice at least once? We certainly did. Having been on 3 Viking River cruises, we were excited to set sail on the Viking Sea. Knowing that the number of passengers would be lower ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Brewster14

1 Review Written

Christening of Ship

Our ship was christened on Thames in London. We were told the history of Viking and our ship The Viking Sea. It was absolutely spectacular, complete with champagne and fireworks. All tours that day were ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Rickand Jan

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Viking Sea Experience

We chose the cruise so that we could meet up with friends from Maryland who we had met on a previous Viking River Cruise. Originally we were going to sail on the 15th January but the British Government advised not ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Vada

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Family reunion cruise

My sister, brother and I live in three different corners of the USA, so it made a marvelous early Thanksgiving vacation to meet for the Ancient Cities and Holy Lands cruise November 6-20. Viking does everything with ...
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Sail Date November 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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rcjkwood

1 Review Written

The Viking Sea: A Christening Voyage

We traveled on a Viking River cruise (Grand European Tour) in 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were so impressed with the warmth of the staff and crew. When we learned about the Viking ocean cruises we were ...
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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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AnneSwan

1 Review Written

Top quality; varied excusions; beautiful cabins; totally attentive staff

This was a superb trip on the new Viking Sea cruises. The shore excursions were well-timed, varied and had knowledgeable guides. Every aspect of the trip was handled without a glitch by Viking. Each port had ...
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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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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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Ray M

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Retirement celebration

Service and accommodations were excellent! We stayed an extra couple of days in Venice before the cruise. Cabin was luxurious. Food was very good from specialty restaurants to general dining. We did not take ...
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Sail Date August 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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