A nice and clean cruise ship
Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean
Sail Date: May 14, 2006
Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 11 years ago
Review SummaryThis was the second time cruising with Norwegian Cruise Lines. I upgraded to a balcony stateroom which was awesome. The only downfall were some restaurants were booked solid. My advice would be to make reservations at the beginning of the week for the entire week. Alot of private parties were booked - did not like that. The overall cruise was smooth, clean and staff members were very nice. The only regret is that I would want the cruise ship to spend more time in Rome, Italy.
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Don't Miss: There was none in my opinion
Don't Miss: Must see Pompeii
Don't Miss: Vatican, Colessium & Pantheon
Don't Miss: I don't know because I did not get a chance to research what was important about the port.
Don't Miss: Pisa's leaning tower.
Pros: I particularly would visit Rome again. There is alot to see in Rome. Unfortunately, there was not enough time. Instead of the cruise ship pulling into Messina, I would suggest they spend more time in Rome and omit Messina from the list of ports.
Cons: I did not care for Messina and the port of Naples. The only thing I found interesting in Naples was Pompeii. You definitely should do a tour of Pompeii with a tour guide for detailed information.