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

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5 out of 5

The Little Ship that Could

Sail Date: June 01, 2009

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Room Type: Balcony

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.

Pros: Itinerary

Cons: Having to come home

Recommends Royal Princess (RETIRED) 558? Yes!

Kotor, Montenegro
Blew us away. Was like sailing into a fairtale village.
Don't Miss: The views from the mountain tops were amazing
Monte Carlo, Monaco
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
Ravenna, Italy
Bologna is a big city -- we enjoyed touring there though it wasn't our favorite port.
Sorrento, Italy
We took the Amalfi coast Drive -- it was breathtaking. Have visited here before. Too many choices like Capri and Pompeii
Split, Croatia
Split was gorgeous. Really loved it.
Don't Miss: Just hanging with the locals
Valletta, Malta
Malta is interesting but we liked other ports so much better.
Corfu, Greece
DIdn't tour in Corfu. Just got off the ship and walked around.
Don't Miss: Eat the local food!
Messina, Sicily
Messina is a big city -- go to Taormina, Was beautiful.
Don't Miss: Go to Taormina!
Ajaccio, Corsica
A good port to just walk around or go to the beach
Portofino, Italy
Just walk around. Climb the stairs to the little chapel. The view is spectactular. Enjoy some Gelato!

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