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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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7 Night Adriatic/Greece/Turkey (Venice Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 15, 2010
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago

Well laid out, organized and very clean. Service wasn't great but acceptable. The food in some of the specialty restaurants was very good, especially the French restaurant. It was nice to have a wide variety of restaurants and no assigned seating or seating time. The spa was wonderful.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
The city itself is very noisy and crowded but there is good shopping in the old time area of the city, which is visited by many of the tours. And of course, the ancient ruins are not to be missed.
Don't Miss: Ancient ruins
5 out of 5
There is lots and lots of shopping and restaurants. Wonderful port to walk around and take in the beautiful views and interesting artifacts. It's a nice hike to the fort at the top of a hill with fantastic views.
Don't Miss: Shopping
5 out of 5
Beautiful country side and great restaurants; the pita bread is fantastic. Although it costs more, we recommend taking a private tour of the ancient sites rather than a large group tour. There were four of us and we had our own van with driver and English speaking guide. We learned a lot more than we would have from a large group tour.
Don't Miss: Ancient ruins and the shrine to the Virgin Mary located about an hour away from the port.
5 out of 5
Shopping in the walled city is not to be missed. The restaurants serve fresh seafood that is wonderful. Great photo opportunities of the coast line.
Don't Miss: Walled city

Pros: Balcony room; quiet sunning area for adults; french restaurant

Cons: Cabin attendant service; crowds

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

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