Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

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4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Eastern Mediterranean Cruise

Sail Date: February 13, 2013

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

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.
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Onboard Activities
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Be sure to acquaint yourself ahead of time with the train connections from the pier's location.
Katakolon (Olympia), Greece
wonderful town to visit with shopkeepers.
Piraeus (Athens), Greece
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
The Ephesus shore excursion is an absolute must!
Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt N/A


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

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