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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
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Norwegian Epic

7 Night Western Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 23, 2017

Ship: Norwegian Epic

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 13104

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

This was a trip of a lifetime! this was our first time to Europe and we wanted to make sure we saw as much as possible. I felt the cruise was a great way to do that. All in All i would definitely recommend this cruise and would suggest any Americans looking to go to Europe take Norwegian where everything on board is in English and they use american currency.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
The port of Barcelona was clean and very efficient, getting on was a breeze and a very pleasant experience

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food was very good, and we had a great experience in Teppanyaki!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
we took advantage of the casino and the pool. Due to the many port days we used the ship to relax

Entertainment

5 out of 5
We saw the show Priscilla Queen f the Desert, it was fun

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
our room steward was the best! all of the staff was very friendly and accommodating

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
very clean, we did not feel crowded at all

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
We did not like the sink in the middle of the cabin, and we did not care fr the entire layout. The bathroom door did not provide any privacy and the TV was positioned too high to watch from bed. The TV needs to be able to adjust down

Ship tip

The cabins are awful

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
incredible! yes we did a hop on hop off bus tour

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5
So much to see, we did an excursion to the Amalfi Coast and the ruins of Pompeii

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5
Vatican city is a must and we hopped over to see the Colosseum after

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

5 out of 5
We hailed a cab in the port of Livorno, they charged us $100 Euro to go to the town of Pisa and come back. It was about a 25 min ride. The driver was very nice and it proved to be a good deal. we spent about 5 hours walking around Pisa and seeing the sights.

Cannes, France

5 out of 5
We walked to the beach by the port. We visited all the shops and had a very nice day

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5
This was a great day, although we arrived at 1 PM we went to Magaluf beach. It was a 30 min cab ride that cost us $22 Euro, be careful they only allow 4 in a cab. Also getting a cab back from the beach was insane, we almost missed the boat back

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
we left the ship at 6am, it was a breeze

Traveler Photos

Magaluf Beach Leaning Tower in Pisa Vatican City The Collesium Amalfi Coast Pompeii Old Gothic Church Gaulle park
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