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Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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12 Night Mediterranean & Venice (Barcelona Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 28, 2015
Ship: Vision of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 3539
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 2 years ago

The ports were amazing, Kotor was the best. It is a must see. 2 days in Rome would be better than 2 days in Venice. The staff were nice and accommodating. The food was much better the second part of the trip. Due to the high prices of the shore excursions we did many of the sights on our own, by hiring a driver when we got off of the ship. Also, the shuttle prices were a little high. We wanted to spend more time in the spa on the at sea days, but, again, the prices were beyond normal, a facial was $169 for 50 minutes. Overall, it was a great trip and we had a blast.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
the first week of the cruise, the food was marginal at best. The last week was a great improvement. However, the fish was always dry.


3 out of 5
the ariel acrobats were my favorite.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
From our cabin steward to our servers, they were all pleasant.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
the carpets looked worn in the elevators and in the traffic areas.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
I had requested one bed but, had two smaller beds, but, it was not bad. The water is hard on the face and hair, however, the water in the spa was softer.

Ship Tip

the ship is easy to navigate and overall the staff is pleasant.

5 out of 5
we stayed an extra day to visit this wonderful city.
5 out of 5
lovely day on the beach. visited Monte Carlo and Monaco and enjoyed the cars of the rich and famous.
5 out of 5
we hired a driver and visited Pisa and Florence. Was able to see the David, do some shopping and have a wonderful lunch.
5 out of 5
We hired a driver, was at the Vatican for the blessing by the Pope, and saw many wonderful sites.
3 out of 5
went to the Amalfi on a boat, it was ok, could barely hear the guide and what she was telling us.
3 out of 5
too much time in Venice
1 out of 5
not a great place, but, a beautiful churches
5 out of 5
loved and loved this place, the bike ride was an amazing experience
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