There are so many Mediterranean ports to choose from, so it’s really up to you as to what sort of cruise you would like to experience. You can expect to find a diverse mix of culture, ancient sights, incredible landscapes, golden sand beaches, designer shopping and an incredible selection of cuisine wherever you travel within this expansive region.
Western Mediterranean Ports are a great choice for first time cruisers, or travellers looking for a quick getaway. Particularly as you can now sail from the UK on many cruise ships. If you want to explore the Western Mediterranean then some of the top ports include:
Barcelona is a fabulous city and certainly a must-see on any travellers list. If you have just a day in the city, make sure you book a city tour as it’s the best way to get appreciate each attraction individually. On your tour you’ll get chance to see La Sagrada Familia, the vibrant shopping street of Las Ramblas and the Picasso Museum. Cannes is an ultra-chic port bursting with glitz, glamour and culture whilst Monte Carlo offers a stunning contrast of beautiful landscapes and modern casinos. Eleswhere in the Western Mediterranean, the ancient city of Rome is home to the Colosseum, Vatican, Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain.
Eastern Mediterranean Ports
Athens offers a beautiful contrast of old and new with ancient sites and modern buildings. Here you can see the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Plaka, the National Archaeological Museum and Mount Lycabettus. Moving on to Istanbul, you’ll find a place brimming with grand bazars, temples and palaces, whilst Dubrovnik is a genuine World Heritage Site in which you can explore a historic Old Town hidden behind ancient city walls. Venice is known as one of the most romantic cities in the world, where you can ride along the canals in a gondola and discover all that is great about this beautiful port of call.
Take Your Pick
These of course are just a small slice of what’s in available across the Med. And because the six-star ships sail into more remote ports of call, you will be able to experience a journey like no other no matter which cruise line you choose. Whether it’s Seabourn, Windstar, Oceania, Regent, Crystal or Azamara, every one of the cruise lines that we represent will sail around the Mediterranean in luxury and comfort.