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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Sail Date: May 01, 2011
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Impressive ship.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
All was excellent but the size of ship a bit too large for our taste after experiencing this ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
Way too many people on tours from several ships in town. Made the visit difficult. Not enough time to see the sites--given 45 minutes on own to see Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and Pantheon. The Vatican was so crowded unable to see much of anything. The audio equipment didn't work for the tour much of the time. The guide on the bus not well versed or very friendly. We would not recommend seeing Rome in this way.
3 out of 5
Murano, St. George and gondola ride. Not enough time for Murano. St. George a waste of time--cathedral under construction--there's many other churches that would be preferable to see.
Don't Miss: Time on own to walk around and see San Marco square and basilica was worthwhile.
5 out of 5
Trip to Caves of Dragh--interesting as well as the motorcoach ride seeing the countryside getting there. Could skip the stop at the pearl factory--a waste of time.
1 out of 5
Messina not worth spending time walking around. We did hear from our friends that Taurmina tour was good.
5 out of 5
Tour along Amalfi Coast, stopping in Amalfi.
Don't Miss: Pompeii--excellent
1 out of 5
winery in Avignon not worth seeing
5 out of 5
trip to St. Marguerita, Portofino, Camogli

Pros: food and comfort. The evning shows were spectacular.

Cons: number of people -- a bit overwhelming. Not enough variation in activities while at sea.

Recommends Carnival Magic? Yes!

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