The Little Ship that Could

Royal Princess (RETIRED) 558 Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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12 Night Mediterranean Collection (Venice To Rome)
Sail Date: June 01, 2009
Ship: Royal Princess (RETIRED) 558
Cabin Type: Balcony
Reviewed: 7 years ago
Love the small ship vibe. Everyone is so friendly; passengers and crew alike. We knew tons of people within two days of sailing and just loved chatting with everyone. Never felt rushed or pushed or found a line due to too many passengers.
3 out of 5
Bologna is a big city -- we enjoyed touring there though it wasn't our favorite port.
3 out of 5
Malta is interesting but we liked other ports so much better.
3 out of 5
A good port to just walk around or go to the beach
5 out of 5
Just walk around. Climb the stairs to the little chapel. The view is spectactular. Enjoy some Gelato!
5 out of 5
Blew us away. Was like sailing into a fairtale village.
Don't Miss: The views from the mountain tops were amazing
5 out of 5
We took the Amalfi coast Drive -- it was breathtaking. Have visited here before. Too many choices like Capri and Pompeii
5 out of 5
Split was gorgeous. Really loved it.
Don't Miss: Just hanging with the locals
5 out of 5
DIdn't tour in Corfu. Just got off the ship and walked around.
Don't Miss: Eat the local food!
5 out of 5
Messina is a big city -- go to Taormina, Was beautiful.
Don't Miss: Go to Taormina!
5 out of 5
Visit the palace and have some coffee, etc., by the casino. Great place to watch out for stars. We had the best pizza in Monaco! Don't go back to the ship to eat!
Don't Miss: Palace, Casino

Pros: Itinerary

Cons: Having to come home

Recommends Royal Princess (RETIRED) 558? Yes!

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