Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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2-3 cruises


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5 out of 5

Great Mediterranean Cruise

Sail Date: August 03, 2008

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Terrific ship and crew provided and outstanding vacation experience.

Pros: Free-style Dining

Cons: Slow internet access

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

Food and Dining
Excellent food and dining choices. The one drawback is most of the restaurants continue to have a dress code so truly casual dining is only available in a few restaurants.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Ship Quality
Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy
The leaning tower is the only "must see" in Pisa so a short visit suffices. But Florence has so much art, architecture, history, plus great hotels and restaurants that a follow up trip is necessary.
Don't Miss: Florence...the whole city.
Valletta, Malta
Lots of history but a one-day visit is sufficient for the casual traveler.
Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France
Stunningly beautiful natural port with Nice and Monaco within a few minute drive and the ancient hilltop town of Eze overlooking the port.
Don't Miss: Eze
Naples, Italy
Too much to see and do in a day with Pompeii, Herculaneum, the Amalfi Coast etc. all nearby but a short trip whets the appetite for more.
Don't Miss: Pompeii & Herculaneum
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
This city is so loaded with history, beauty, and great hotels and restaurants. Great tours available but several days are necessary to experience just the highlights.
Don't Miss: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican City

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