Greek Odyssey

Veendam Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Veendam

12 Night Greek Odyssey (Rome To Venice)

Sail date: May 15, 2019

Ship: Veendam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 041

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Great Greek history trip. Nice size ship did not feel crowded.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Weather:raining. Left from Rome. Drop luggage at one end then had to walk in rain to other end of building. Very confusing.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food good, speciality restaurant good. Service seemed very slow.

Explorer's Lounge

5 out of 5

Very nice & well planned area. Had a well stocked library.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Spa And Salon

5 out of 5

Professional and experienced staff.

Neptune Lounge

5 out of 5

Personnel very helpful, friendly and took very good care of us.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Saw 3 shows. Singer John Philip and Pianist with the Hair good.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Very polite, friendly and ready to help.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Very clean some worn areas.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Great layout. Large with large outside full length veranda. Couch (leather) & 2 chairs good size but not comfortable. Folding chair in dressing area ... for the money would have expected a real chair.

Ports of call

Naples, Italy

4 out of 5
Self excursion

Santorini, Greece

4 out of 5
Self excursion. Pretty, very hilly.

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey

5 out of 5
Took private tour. Very good guide.

Iraklion (Heraklion), Crete

4 out of 5
Self excursion

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

4 out of 5
Very large city, felt very dusty.

Nafplion (Nauplion), Greece

5 out of 5
Self excursion one of our favorite ports. Easy to get around.

Argostoli, Kefalonia, Greece

4 out of 5

Corfu, Greece

3 out of 5

Kotor, Montenegro

5 out of 5
Walled city great. Easy to get around. Favorite

Venice, Italy

4 out of 5
7 other ships in ... very crowded. Visited non-tourist spots.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very quick. Bags ready and easy to locate.
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