Lovely Cruise Through the northern Mediterranean Sea

Sirena Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 42

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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12 Night Dazzling Europe (Barcelona To Rome)

Sail date: July 18, 2018

Ship: Sirena

Cabin number: 7101

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

A few of the excursions on this itinerary seemed like they were just thrown in to avoid having a shorter cruise. I think that there must be some better ports than Bastia and Olbia.


5 out of 5
So much better than all the other cruise lines which we have used. My only complaint was that it took over 9 hours from embarkation until I received my suitcase in my stateroom.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The main dining room and the two specialty restaurants served excellent food. The Waves buffet was good for breakfast, but rather ordinary for lunch choices.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

The concierge level staterooms are worth the extra cost.

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

4 out of 5
Not the most beautiful of cities. Some interesting sights like Sagrada Familia and the apartments designed by Gaudi

Roses, Spain

4 out of 5

Sete (Carcassonne), France

5 out of 5
Visited Arles at this port. Good shore excursion.

Marseille (Provence), France

5 out of 5
Interesting to see France's second city

St. Tropez, France

3 out of 5
Not worth the time to walk around St. Tropez. Would not repeat this one.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

5 out of 5
Very crowded with traffic, but worth the trip to see the castle and the cathedral where Princess Grace is laid to rest.

Portofino, Italy

5 out of 5
Took a boat trip from Portofino to Rapallo and Sevestri Lavante. Lovely way to spend 4 hours.

Bastia, Corsica

3 out of 5
Not much to see or do. Would skip this in the future

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

3 out of 5
Visited 3 of the Cinque Terra towns. Super crowded. Hard to get around.

Porto Cervo (Olbia), Sardinia

2 out of 5
This excursion took us to 3 different towns. Not worth the time or money to go

Gaeta, Italy

5 out of 5
The best of all the excursions. Magnificent views and incredible history.

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

4 out of 5


5 out of 5
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