Greek Islands and Croatia 10 days

Splendour of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 13

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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10 Night Greek Isles (Venice Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 16, 2011
Ship: Splendour of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Good ship for inactive people who are content to shop and eat at ports

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food service and selection good.

Entertainment

1 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Dining areas shoudl be kept cleaner. Many passengers and crew were sick with bronchitis.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Air conditioning never worked properly. My wife and I got sick.
3 out of 5
City is dirty, noisy, crowded, and the tour of Acropolis was rushed with a sketchy guide. Too little time in port. Don't recommend driving in Athens. Athens and surrpunding area needs days, but if you have to see the Acropolis.....
5 out of 5
Another best place to see. Take the local bus and do your own tour, but the village of Oia must be seen. Time in port too short. It is pronounced o-yah with the accent on the O
Don't Miss: Village of Oia
5 out of 5
One of the best places to see. Go to the beach and walk around the port town Time in port too short.
5 out of 5
You have to rent your own car to have your own time to see Olympia and go to the beach. Time in port too short but doable. Prices may be good for certain items.
Don't Miss: Olympia
5 out of 5
Beach
1 out of 5
Souda is teh port wiht nothing to do. Chania is an old part with tons of shops selling the typicla tourist stuff, and places to eat. Waste of time unless you rent a car on your own and make your own tour to see discoveries dating back 6500 BC and to see teh palace of teh Minoan civilization dating back to 2500 BC. Do this and see Chania as well on your own time. Not enough time in port, but you can do the drive to Iraklieon then Chania and back to port.
Don't Miss: Palace of Knossos
1 out of 5
Too many beggars and not much to see

Pros: Good service

Cons: Small boat; poor performances overall; Seidwig was good

Recommends Splendour of the Seas? No.

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