Eastern Mediterranean Cruise

Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

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Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Jade

10 Night Eastern Mediterranean (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 13, 2013

Ship: Norwegian Jade

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Review summary

Norwegian's shore excursions were the highlight of our 10-day Eastern Mediterranean cruise. Additionally, the cruise director's history lessons and venue preparations for our trips ashore we're phenomenal. The service of waitresses and cabin personnel was also 5-star. We thoroughly enjoyed two of the evening entertainments. And the Norwegian Jade's band was spectacular ... the best we've ever heard or seen. The dining room meals, however, lacked the quality we had previously experience on the Norwegian Epic. As well, the day's events while at sea didn't seem to offer as much variety or appeal as did the Epic's agenda. I was so disappointed that the Jade did not offer an afternoon tea.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship tip

Take a bathing suit. The Jade's swimming pool was warm and relaxing.

Ports of call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

3 out of 5
Be sure to acquaint yourself ahead of time with the train connections from the pier's location.

Katakolon (Olympia), Greece

5 out of 5
wonderful town to visit with shopkeepers.

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

5 out of 5
If you plan on taking a taxi, you get better rates by going beyond the dock's location. Just outside are many other taxi drivers who will give a much better fare.

Izmir, Turkey

5 out of 5
The Ephesus shore excursion is an absolute must!

Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt Did not visit port

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