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Emerald Princess Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Emerald Princess

14 Night Western Mediterranean And Aegean Medley (Barcelona To Athens)

Sail date: August 10, 2019

Ship: Emerald Princess

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Overall the descriptions of the excursions were accurate and we picked very active cruise. I think some people did not understand the extent of the physical requirements and therefore held up the group.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Crown Grill

5 out of 5

Wonderful service and the food was great

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
If you had a 8 pm dining time, you missed many of the 9 pm activities - the main show was repeated but not very impressed. Also same shows were repeated if you stayed on the ship more than one week

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Familiarize yourself with the ship early. Also spend sometime before the cruise to book excursions

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
I picked this cruise based on the ports and limited sea days - very active cruise

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

4 out of 5
Rushed through Pisa and too early for the church and museum to be opening fid not know they would need additional tickets

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5
Thought the local guide picked up was awesome- she was like a story teller that transported you back to that time period

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5

Crete

4 out of 5
The description of the walk at the botanical gardens was insufficient and should have explained walking on dirt gravel and rocks. It did say wear comfortable shoes it did not give the right info of why. We had to turn back because shoes were comfortable but not for going up and down gravel dirt paths without risking a fall

Corfu, Greece

5 out of 5

Kotor, Montenegro

5 out of 5

Salerno (Naples), Italy

5 out of 5

Genoa, Italy

5 out of 5

Marseille (Provence), France

4 out of 5

Gibraltar (U.K.)

4 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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