There is no cruise with more options than one of the Mediterranean. No matter how long your cruise is with more than 120 seaports to offer, the Mediterranean has everything you could want from a cruise.
The is a huge range of cultures waiting for you should you opt for a Mediterranean cruise. There are 17 different countries you can visit in the Mediterranean with options such as Greece, Spain, Portugal and Egypt. Each country has its own personality and unique view of the Mediterranean which you can sample and savor from the comfort of your cruise ship.
There are lots of companies offering cruises on different courses through the Mediterranean. Some companies concentrate on the west of the Mediterranean, calling at many ports in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Morocco. Some travel companies aim to impress you with and Eastern Mediterranean cruise that will stop at ports in Croatia, Turkey, Greece and the Middle East.
There are many specially tailored Mediterranean cruise packages that include special aspects of the Mediterranean. If you are looking for a longer cruise there is no reason why you can’t see all the countries in the Mediterranean.
From the luxury of your cruise ship you will have access to the history, romance, breathtaking views and the grandeur of the Mediterranean. From sleepy little Andlucian villages in the south of Spain to the hustle and bustle of Barcelona to the romance of the French Riviera, there are lots of surprises to be found on a Western Mediterranean cruise.
How would you like to wake up to the beautiful coastline of Italy and spend the day viewing the sights of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius before having dinner in the magnificent city of Rome, all this can be available from your cruise ship. Your cruise ship will also give you access to the enchanting islands of Sicily and Sardinia.
Your first stop on an eastern Mediterranean cruise is Croatia with its stunning coastline and the breathtaking city of Dubrovnik, then you will turn southward to indulge yourself in Greece and all its islands gave to offer. Crete, which features heavily in Greek mythology, is the perfect island for history lovers with its historic palace of Knossos.
On a cruise through the Eastern Mediterranean a trip to the ancient holy city of Jerusalem is always an educational trip and it can be accessed through both of the Israeli ports of Haifa and Ashdod. Egypt’s port Said is another sight worth seeing. Port Said guards access to the famous Suez Canal that carries vessels through to the Red Sea and on to the Arabian Sea. Many civilizations have their roots in the Mediterranean. The Mediterranean has been inhabited continually for over 6,000 years and bears the relics of many lost civilizations. With the combined history of the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans the Mediterranean is the perfect place for those who enjoy history and sunshine.