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Costa Concordia (RETIRED) 548 Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Mediterranean (Rome Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 27, 2008
Ship: Costa Concordia (RETIRED) 548
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
This was an Italian crusie experience in every way...we knew that going into it and were very pleased with the experience. We speak Italian and really enjoyed the food, music, shows, ports, even the piano bar. If you are expecting an American cruise, you might think twice. THere were Americans on board, but it is predominately Italian.
3 out of 5
We took the excursion to a resort and the beach. You can see how poor it is although the resort was very nice and clean.
5 out of 5
We chose to haggle with a taxi driver to get an overall tour of the city and then take us to a beach--truly wonderful! THe medieval area is very qaint and clean. THe beach was gorgeous---white sands, clear waters...one of the best!
Don't Miss: A nice beach.
5 out of 5
Very clean and nice. We took a taxi to a beach spot which was superb...dont' recommend the excursion--strike out on your own!
5 out of 5
We took the shore excursion to the ancient sites and then to the beach. Our tour guide was really fabulous and was so enthusiastic in her showing us Palermo....the beach was very nice and the lunch nice.
1 out of 5
I was very disappointed both with the excusrion and the city itself. Dirty, crowded, poor quality shops...overall yuch.

Pros: the food!

Cons: smoking everywhere practically

Recommends Costa Concordia (RETIRED) 548? Yes!

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