Outstanding....best Port visits to date; Barcelona, Cartagena, Cagliari, Palermo, Naples/Capri, Rome, Florence/Pisa & Majorca

Norwegian Epic Cruise Review to Canaries

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 34

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Norwegian Epic

Barcelona, Spain / Barcelona, Spain

Sail date: April 02, 2017

Ship: Norwegian Epic

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

A romantic trip and the opportunity to get a full taste of Europe. Take your time and soak everything in. Majorca & Barcelona are not to be missed. Spend a few days before cruising in Barcelona (Gothic District) walking around. Highly suggest the Hop-On/Hop-Off buses and late evening walks to the courtyards for dinner & wine. Don't miss an excursion to Montserrat (sp).

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick with no delay. Very impressed

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was good but not excellent.

Ice Bar

4 out of 5

A bit expensive and half our guests left because of the cold...duh, its going to be cold. Very fun but make sure everyone's a bit lit beforehand and ready to make their own fun. Bar is kind of quiet so bring the party.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Bingo....try a game or two for fun but it can quickly become expensive and a waste of time. The Deal/No Deal game was fun to watch.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Crowded and quality was uninspiring. Lounge acts were great, particularly the piano bars which engage the crowd. Comedy shows were good.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Good. Never wanted for anything. Seldom saw our steward as he respected our privacy.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Needs more elevators for such a large ship

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had a balcony cabin which greatly extends the overall spaciousness.

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5

Cagliari, Sardinia

5 out of 5

Messina, Sicily

5 out of 5

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

4 out of 5

TUSCANY REGION, ITALY

5 out of 5

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Quick with no delay. Very impressed
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