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Viking Star Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4.7 out of 5
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Viking Star

7 Night Iconic Western Mediterranean (Barcelona To Rome)

Sail Date: December 14, 2017

Ship: Viking Star

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: GTY

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 11 months ago

Review Summary

Fabulous cruise line. We are definitely going on another Viking cruise.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth and hassle free.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent staff. It was easy to tell the food quality was superior to other cruise lines we've been on.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
A bit sparse but that was also expected. The biggest negative was we couldn't dock at a port due to high winds so they changed ports. No problem with the change but when we arrived the wind was again too much to safely dock. They really didn't have a plan "C" so it took a bit of time to coordinate activities.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Great job and always with a smile.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Good size, always clean.

Ports Of Call

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
The Miro museum was awesome.

St. Tropez, France

4 out of 5
It was OK.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

5 out of 5
The history, the palace and the atmosphere were great.

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

5 out of 5
Amazing to see the leaning tower in person. The wine tasting in Tuscany is severely under sold. What a great excursion. It's not your typical wine tasting. We were taken on a horse drawn carriage tour of the property and we're told about the crops. The wine tasting offered full cups of wine of several different types. But the greatest part was we got to make the bread we'd have with the endless meats and cheeses To go with the wine. More wine, then we made cookies to have with the desert wine. The oven was a real 200+ year old brick oven.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very well organized.
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