Symphony of Seas in Med

Symphony of the Seas Cruise Review

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 25

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Symphony of the Seas

7 Night Western Mediterranean (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 06, 2018

Ship: Symphony of the Seas

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

A really beautiful ship and perfect introduction to many cities in Europe.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
We embarked in Rome and did not realize that we had joined mid-sail. The initial embarkation was in Barcelona, so we were let down by not having a sail away party for our first ever cruise

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

4 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 solarium is very hot like a greenhouse

Ports of call

Marseille (Provence), France

5 out of 5
We took a tour to Provence to St Remy, Le Baux de Provence, and Carrières de Lumières. Absolutely amazing excursion. Highly recommend. Wowed by everything! Experiencing an art installation at Carrières de Lumières (inside the caverns of an ancient limestone mine), surrounded by images and engulfed in music was an experience I'll never forget.

La Spezia, Italy

5 out of 5
Explored Cinque Terrra by train. Such a beautiful place!

Barcelona, Spain

3 out of 5
We explored on our own and wish we had a guide. We didn't have a plan and ended up not getting the most out of our stop here.

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

3 out of 5
We were only here to embark and disembark.

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5
We booked a combo excursion with a half-day at Capri and a half day at Pompeii. It was a great introduction, but both places need a lot more time to fully explore. We plan to go back to both.

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands

3 out of 5
We had a boat tour planned, but it rained that day so we took a bus tour to an old bull ring and then the cathedral. The bull ring wasn't very interesting, and there was a stop at a pearl factory that was a sales pitch. The cathedral was very beautiful. I wish the tour included more of the city and surrounding area. The stop at the pearl shop and bull ring was a waste of time.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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