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Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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1,299 Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews


CruiseMH avatar

CruiseMH

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Re-Start in Greece - Mein Schiff 6

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Hi folks, two weeks ago i went for my first cruise after the corona-break. The german-market-focussed cruise line TUI cruises offers 7-night cruises from Heraklion(Crete) to Piraeus and Corfu. As the price for ...
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Sail Date September 2020


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MN Tonester

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Celestyal, An Overlooked Gem in the Cruise World?

Last May, 2019, my wife and her siblings took a Greek island cruise on this very ship, which included Ephesus among the included excursions. I stayed home and took care of the dog. So effusive of her praise for ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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YTOcruisers

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary - good value!

We chose this 7 days cruise because of the ports - Cairo, Jerusalem/Bethlehem, Cyprus, Rhodes and Ephesus. We also chose it because of the great value for what we paid as the price included 3 excursions (Cairo, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Phil H

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A Step Back in Time

We chose this cruise as we wanted to see the Holy Land and to visit places that have been around for thousands of years that we could only marvel at in books. We can now finally say we were there, we saw that, and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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T Marti

1 Review Written

First time with Viking and will travel with no other!

Friends of ours are long time Viking patrons and they asked if we wanted to accompany them on this one. I really did not think my husband would try cruising again as our 2 Caribbean experiences were not to our ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jp23

2 Reviews Written

Athens to Rome Cruise

We had a fantastic time over Christmas week on this cruise of the Mediterranean. We had taken a Viking River Cruise and has such a wonderful experience, I trusted the Ocean cruise would be equally great. It was - ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GmaBabs

1 Review Written

Better than the PBS Ads!

For my 75th birthday, I took three generations of my family to enjoy a cruise over Christmas and New Years of 2020. I could not imagine that the actual experience would be as wonderful and beautiful as the PBS Ads! ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Granny Glady

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise

My sister and I took this cruise because we both had wanted to go to Athens, and we had never done that. We are both over 80 years old and have mobility problems. On the boat, everything was fine. Shore ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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joans4860

1 Review Written

Christmas Cruise

We chose this cruise because we had been on one that ended in Athens almost 2 years ago and my husband got sick (we were quarantined to the stateroom on our last day and missed the excursion in Athens). There was a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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pwchief

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Wonderful itinerary, great ship!

The Adriatic & Greece is perfect cruising grounds with scenic sailing, interesting ports with lots of history and interesting people wherever we stopped. Viking Ocean Cruises has found the perfect formula for ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Rafhgf

1 Review Written

1ST VIKING OCEAN CRUISE

The localized and exploring these anciant sites brought a lot of history into docs and added materially to out understanding. Guides were very knowledgeable and informative. Particularly in Israel we were treated ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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jkreitz

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary

We have sailed Viking Ocean on 3 previous cruises. We love their ships - the size, the understated décor, no casino or sales of jewelry and other junk. This itinerary really appealed to us as we love history and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Bob and Debbie

1 Review Written

The Eastern Med

Our trip with Viking, our first with them, was everything it was meant to be! Travel arrangements were clockwork precision, with little effort needed on our part. We experienced none of the confusion that often ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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nancyinabq

1 Review Written

Absolutely top of the line

I have taken other cruise lines so my experience on the Viking is in comparison to the previous cruises. I went with my adult daughter. (And we loved the no kids policy!) Cabin (jr. Suite) was large and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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molymoo

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

Our short but sweet “Journey to Antiquities” cruise is over but will remain a special memory for a long, long time! We boarded the beautiful Star in Athens and we were able to go to our stateroom immediately. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cs9314

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An overload of wonderful places and things!

We had done a Viking Phine River Cruise 3 years ago and that was wonderful. I didn't want to do an ocean cruise on one of the mega ships, the size of Viking's looked perfect. The level of service and attention we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Jane Doe

1 Review Written

3 Continent Cruise, Grand Suite

My mom and I opted to the Three Continent Cruise on the Crystal because of the ports visited for my mom’s birthday. We were overall pleased with the cruise and I don’t regret the extra expenditure for the Grand ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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HTLinke

1 Review Written

Mostly what I expected

Traveling with friends and an it was an itinerary we wanted to pursue; Greece, Cyprus, Israel and Italy. The room was very nice, cabin steward mostly attentive and helpful, closet space very adequate, happy to have ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Surfdogg

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing experience

Viking was very highly rated and the cruise was going where we wanted to go. The restaurants and food was exceptional and we really liked the idea of an excursion was included in each port. The staff was very ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Big gator

2 Reviews Written

Was not up to my expectations

Viking is suppose to be top of the line. We have been on a River Cruise which was wonderful. Maybe it was the itinerary, but was not up to what I was expecting. The cabin was very nice. The ship was beautiful ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Walter C.Jants

1 Review Written

Happy Anniversary Darling

51st Wedding Anniversary trip for the most wonderful girl in the world. The Viking Sky is a beautiful vessel. The room stewards were very friendly and efficient, although we did lose our first steward because he was ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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HaileyAuger

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

7 Nights Cruise 3 Continents – Celestyal Crystal

7 Nights Cruise 3 Continents – Celestyal Crystal Ship – the ship is more like a ferry, very old & worn, basic and casual. We expected a very basic cruise and didn’t pack any evening clothes. Although there ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Jantheman132

6 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

3 Continents. One of the best ever!

We chose this cruise purely for the itinerary. The 7 night 3 Continents tour leaving from Athens did not disappoint in any way. We'll certainly use Celestyal again. Flying into Athens on the day of the cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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SmithtownMike

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Beware of Princess "Inaugural Cruises"

Our friends had invited us to join them on the Inaugural cruise of the Sky Princess for two weeks from Athens to Rome. Although we had cruised the Mediterranean several times in the past, and although we were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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21Cav6 Ancient

1 Review Written

Bravo-Zulu Viking...

Our experience with Viking includes 4 prior river trips, so we wanted to try the ocean and see how it compared. For those Viking Veterans who have come to expect a certain standard of service and comfort during ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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