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MSC Armonia Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 38

Overall rating:

2 out of 5
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MSC Armonia

Italy, Malta, France, Spain

Sail date: June 20, 2015

Ship: MSC Armonia

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8079

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

I've been on much better cruise lines. We had to pay for everything (even water) and the food was subpar. Marseille France and Olbia Sardinia were the worst ports. There was absolutely nothing to do their. Limited entertainment. Average age of guest was 70. Overall, we had to make our own fun (on and off the boat).

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Horrible if you have a refined pallet and know what good food taste like.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
None

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Cheap low budget shows. Casino is OK. Night club full of senior citizens or empty. Karaoke was cool but they only did it twice (not every night).

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
They were lovely and welcoming.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
A little old. Cabins can use a makeover

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Clean but needed an upgrade

Ship tip

Buy the drinks package or sneak liquor on board. Buy water at every port. The free vending water taste horrible and water at dinner is 3 Euros

Ports of call

La Spezia (Cinque Terre), Italy

3 out of 5

Marseille (Provence), France

1 out of 5

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5

Ibiza, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5

Olbia, Sardinia

1 out of 5

Salerno (Amalfi Coast), Italy

1 out of 5
Theres nothing to do in Salerno. Take the 16 Euro ferry boat over to Amalfi. Well worth it. I attached the photo below

Traveler Photos

Amalfi
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