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Mediterranean cruises are one of the most beautiful and intense cruises in the world. In one single tour, you will get the opportunity to cruise the sea that connects three continents, the birthplace of major ancient civilizations that have left an indelible mark on the regions architecture, art and cuisine. In a short amount of time you can discover many different countries and cultures, enjoy crystal clear sea and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Cruising is probably the best way to explore the Mediterranean. Other then enjoying Mediterranean top destinations and magical hidden places, cruising ship will offer you an incredible vacation with it on board facilities, from casinos, spa, theatres, cinemas, pools, rock climbing walls, golf courses, tennis and basketball courts to chain restaurants. lounges and clubs.

Venice by Night

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Mediterranean Cruises

Western Mediterranean Cruises will take you on an exciting journey through the fascinating places in Spain, France, Italy and Tunis. Departures are usually from Genoa, Civitavecchia (Rome), Marseilles and Barcelona. This is a perfect cruise for art lovers, but also for those in search for amazing landmarks, great shopping places and interactive excursions. Cruises may last from 7 to 30 days and the most visited places are Palermo, Naples, Rome, Cinque Terre, Florence, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Marseilles, Corsica, Barcelona, La Goulette.  Eastern Mediterranean Cruises will be an amazing experience for all those who love history, amazing beaches and the sun. Countries that you can visit with these cruises are Italy, Croatia, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Egypt and Israel. You can admire the romantic city of Venice, the old town of Dubrovnik, Greek islands where you can visit some of the most beautiful beaches on the Mediterranean, explore the ancient architecture in Athens, visit Istanbul the city situated on two continents Istanbul the Holy Land and much, much more.

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Going on a Mediterranean cruise is perfect for those who want to visit Mediterranean countries for the first time. You can visit numerous amazing places in just a week or two. Traveling with these “floating cities” will make your vacation even more spectacular.  It is a perfect choice for couples, friends and families, these luxurious cruise ships offer numerous activities and incredible entertainment for everyone.  You can choose from various types of cruises, from mini cruises that last 3 – 4 days, to the long cruises that can last up to 30 days. Cruise lines are offering year – round cruises, but most of the programs are offered from April till November. The best time to go on Mediterranean cruise depends on your preferences, if you don’t like crowded places and very high temperatures then you should avoid months like July and August because all these Mediterranean destinations are really crowded and average temperatures are around 30°C (86°F). The prices are also higher in that period. There are various cruise lines that offer Mediterranean cruises and the prices go from 500 € per person. Various lines offer free travel for children under the age of 18 in the cabin with their parents, taxes and port services excluded. But if you decide on going in summer, inform yourself before about the destinations you are about to visit or take the excursions so you don’t have to wonder around in big cities when the temperatures are high. Excursions can be booked in agencies, online or directly on the ship and they include transportation, entrance fees and guidance in the selected language.

Rome Italy

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Mediterranean Cruise Lines

MSC
Royal Caribbean
Disney
Costa
NCL
Princess
Crystal
Holland America

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