Not enough time at some ports

Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Vision of the Seas

12 Night Mediterranean Greek Isles (Barcelona Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 14, 2018

Ship: Vision of the Seas

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 2074 or 2084

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Family fun, room steward great, waiters very nice, food okay, some meals memorable some not so much.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Swimming Pools

4 out of 5

They have 2 pools the outside one isn’t very big but that’s where the bar is, music and extra activities. Lounge chairs are right on top of each other, I use to move my chair out and find a spot otherwise u honestly can’t get into chair when it’s Sea day and very crowded

Gift Shop

3 out of 5

Try to shop when they have specials, everyday they offer an incentive, last full day they have a pretty good sale,

Day Spa and Fitness Center

4 out of 5

I had a massage my daughter booked it was awesome, also a hair style which I had won. Look for the freebies they offer and try to take advantage

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Masquerade Theater

4 out of 5

Nice theater plenty of seats, good entertainment

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5

Cannes, France

5 out of 5

La Spezia, Italy

3 out of 5
Not near Florence at all so why is Florence even mentioned.

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

3 out of 5
Too far from Rome over an hour and a half ow bus ride , not enough time in rome

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

3 out of 5
About 30 minutes from Athens by bus, dirty city, lots of graffiti again not enough time to explore athens

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5
Easy to get to probably this port and one another was enough time, clean, people nice and food delish

Santorini, Greece

3 out of 5
Disappointed heard so much about hear, it’s beautiful from the ship but once u get to it just a lot of souvenir shops, no flat ground and to get to it u have 3 options, donkey ride 6 euro ow , walk 547 steps up or down or take a gondola up or down 6 euro each way, gondola could also have long lines we waited for over an hour coming down.

Valletta, Malta

4 out of 5
Easy to get there compared to the other ports. We chose to walk do I would say about a mile walk in total. Coming back though a hiccup, stood in the sweltering sun for 45 minutes waiting for a boat to take us back to ship

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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