Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas

Oct 20th, 2007, 07:44 AM
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Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas

I am thinking about going on the Navigotor of the Seas next July. Our ports are Rome, Sicily, Athens, Turkey, & Crete. I have been to Europe but have not done a cruise like this. Has anyone done this cruise and what are your thoughts about the ports and the ship?
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Oct 20th, 2007, 12:12 PM
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We've been to the ports (you didn't mention specifically some of the ones you're going to) and always love a Mediterranean cruise. I wouldn't go in July though....too hot and crowded. Go in mid September to mid October IMO.

I can't speak for the ship, never been on it. Have you been on one of the really large mega ships before? If you like the large ships, I would think it would be fine. I personally like much smaller ships with fewer passengers.

One way or another, The itinerary will probably be great but I would NOT go in July due to the crowds and hot weather.
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Oct 21st, 2007, 02:23 AM
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We did the western Med. in July/Aug. and I agree that it was very warm and crowded too. For ship reviews go to:
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Oct 22nd, 2007, 05:50 AM
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I have no comment about the Med...but I hear that there are swarms of kids on those ships in July. I know there are in the Caribbean in summer. I loved the ship, however, and siled on the maiden voyage. There are tons of activities on board including an amazing ice show. I like the big ships.
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Jan 31st, 2008, 07:20 AM
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in Sicily you can take private excursion to Taormina and mount Etna there are well worth to visit
for hiring a private tour you can check it out prices with
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Feb 1st, 2008, 08:21 AM
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Ditto everyone that said July is full of kids, hot and crowded. I much preferred my May and October sailings to the one (and only) I took in July.
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