Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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2-3 cruises


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5 out of 5

Definitely worth it!!

Sail Date: July 27, 2008

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

I would recommend this ship to anyone looking for a cruise.
We plan on cruising again and I will never use anyone other than Norwegian again!!

Pros: Literally, EVERYTHING

Cons: didn't always keep the kids out of the 'adults only' pool -- that's my only complaint!

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

Ship Quality
Everything about this ship is top notch.
Food and Dining
Amazing food!
Cabin / Stateroom
The room was HUGE!
Service and Staff
The staff of this ship were OUTSTANDING! They even gave us a private anniversary part in our room (champange, chocolate covered strawberries, cake, balloons, and other decorations) for FREE!!
Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy
Pisa and Lucca were great. Our local tour guide in Pisa however was terrible, but the tour guide for Lucca made up for it.
Don't Miss: The leaning tower of Pisa
Naples, Italy
Sorrento and Pompeii were AMAZING! Others on the boat said they were disappointed with the actual city of Naples, so I was glad we chose a different excursion.
Don't Miss: Pompeii
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
MUST get off the ship!
Don't Miss: Everything!
Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France
I was disappointed with this port...the tour guide we got was awful...maybe that's why I didn't enjoy it.
Don't Miss: The views are amazing!
Valletta, Malta
Definitely worth getting off the boat.
Don't Miss: Mdina

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