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Viking Ocean Viking Star Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean
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Memories of a Lifetime!
"Europe was on my husband's bucket list but I was reluctant to go, having been as a teenager. When I saw the brochure from Viking about their new ocean ship and the ports in their Mediterranean Odyssey cruise, I knew..."Read More
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6-10 Cruises

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Great cruise in the Adriatic

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pkretz

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Viking is a premium line, offering food and amenities that are a step above the main lines. We have sailed with Princess, HA, X multiple times and enjoy, but Oceania and Viking are our current first choices. Star is a lovely ship, very clean and well maintained. Lots of folks talk about heated floor in the bathroom .. sounds like a minor thing, but it is really nice and makes a difference! ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Departure Port: Tortola


Crew and ship were excellent, missed or substituted ports due to weather.

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CablerCruises

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of it's itinerary. On the cruise, we could visit cities in five countries along the Adriatic and Aegean Seas. We were disappointed when we could not get into Koper, Slovenia and Viking did not offer any compensation. We did take the pre-cruise excursion in Tuscany and it might have been our favorite part. Beautiful villa accommodation and wonderful tours and ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

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Viking Is The Best

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flick34134

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Previous Viking cruise was great so we tried them again, and once again it was great. From Venice to Athens with stops in Split, Kotar, Dubrovhik and Corfu before reaching Athens. Included shore excursions were excellent and the optional ones were well worth the cost. The effeiciency of the crew in handling embarking and disembarking is top notch. The dining options are all excellent and the ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

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Viking Ocean Cruise - Empires of the Mediterranean

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Karenlynne

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I had cruised the maiden voyage of the Viking Star in 2015 and was excited to sail on her again, with this Venice-Athens cruise. The ship is amazing, the crew is superb, the dining choices excellent, and guides are great. The Penthouse Veranda cabin is roomy and well-appointed. The ports and excursions are handled well, allowing time for exploring the wonders of the regions visited. ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

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Venice to Istanbul Adventure!

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Kghuff

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We have traveled with Viking on the rivers many times and knew that the ocean experience would be as wonderful. We spent three days exploring Venice prior to the beginning of the cruise - it's truly a wonderful city to get lost in! The Hilton Hotel on Giudecca (Viking's choice for pre-trip stays) proved to be very convenient, and the Viking Star was docked directly across the canal from the ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

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Excellent history and romance on the Dalmatian Coast

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Hilary Mendoza

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Viking offered the best itinerary in a small cruise ship that offered high quality amenities. From the balcony of the cabin to the spa, our experience was excellent. We had the ability to take the included tour to acquaint ourselves with the ports of call, and then wander around amazingly historical areas on our own. The optional tours we chose were excellent, and we usually ended our day in ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

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VIking Star - Empires of the Mediterranean.

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Kraftykarenc

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Viking cruise was recommended by family members who had traveled on Viking through China. Toured wonderful ports of Venice, Pula and Dubrovnik Croatia; Kator, Montenegro, Santorini and Athens, Greece; Kusadasi and Istanbul Turkey with provided tour guides. We enjoyed delicious food at all the variety of venues. We ate two outstanding meals at the Manfredi's restaurant; we still talk about the ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)


Venice to Istanbul by way of Adriatic and Mediterranean

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mathmomma

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise to revisit Venice and then tour the Dalmatian coast, Greece and Turkey. The only disappointment was a bombing in Istanbul which prohibited us visiting there but Viking did its best to fill in with another wonderful port of call and did their level best to secure our new travel plans home and assure our safety. All ports of call were fabulous as was the ship. The cabins ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

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Exceptional Luxury & Relaxation

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gogirl2017

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Viking exceeded every expectation. The food was exceptional at every meal. We appreciated the quality beer and wine pairings included with meals and the attention to detail regarding food selection and quality. We were pleasantly surprised at the specialty restaurants, thinking they couldn't possibly exceed the quality of regular dining but they did. We tried wine pairings we would never have ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

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Fabulous Cruise on Viking Star!

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janschwartz18

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

It was a Viking cruise! We had previously traveled on a Viking River Cruise, and when we learned that Viking was starting up an ocean cruise, we jumped on board. We selected the Eastern Mediterranean since the ports of call seemed so interesting to us. Our departure city was Istanbul and we were to have explored that city before setting sail. However, and this is to Viking's credit, due to ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: San Diego


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