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Viking Sun Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Viking Sun

7 Night Italian Sojourn (Venice To Rome)

Sail date: October 18, 2017

Ship: Viking Sun

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Overall this was a lovely cruise Frustrations: Could not call room service ever and in the afternoon after an excursion there were no good alternatives. Manager acknowledged problem, gave me a different phone extension to try but still unable to call. Our package included 3 specialty restaurant reservations. They were all booked quickly. Called Viking. No one returned my call. Free excursions sold out quickly.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
We liked the specialty restaurants. Did not much care for buffets. They were crowded and hard to get servers attention. Manifredis was our favorite. The main dining room on the second floor was also very good. Excellent service , very good food.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Daily talks on upcoming ports were interesting though history lecturer was pretty dry. Decided to avoid her. The pool in the spa was fantastic, saltwater and you swim against the current. Good sauna and ice room.


3 out of 5
Loved the classical musicians in lobbies and bars

Children's Programs

Form requires a raging and won’t accept NA. Screwy survey.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Venice, Italy

5 out of 5

Sibenik, Croatia

5 out of 5

Bari, Italy

4 out of 5

Crotone, Italy

4 out of 5

Messina, Sicily

3 out of 5

Naples, Italy

4 out of 5

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

2 out of 5


3 out of 5
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