A luxury Mediterranean cruise offers plenty of destinations to explore, from historic capital cities to charming coastal towns. There's an abundance of small ports across the Mediterranean Sea for unlimited adventures perfect for exploring on an award-winning luxury cruise ship. Cruise lines offer a variety of Mediterranean voyages throughout the year. Explore the western Mediterranean with a wine tasting shore excursion in Portugal or visit ancient architecture across the eastern Mediterranean with a trip to the Old Town of Dubrovnik in Croatia.
Popular Mediterranean ports of call include Spain's Barcelona, famed for its Gaudi architecture and vibrant local life, or the beautiful Seville. Experience glamour at the Grand Prix in Monte Carlo or France's seaside town of St. Tropez along the beautiful French Riviera.
Whichever side of the Mediterranean you decide to explore, you will experience the warm climate, captivating cultures and fascinating history for which the region is renowned. Sail the Amalfi Coast and capture Italy's elegant charms or explore the Greek Islands, dotted across the Adriatic Sea and each as postcard-perfect as the next. A luxury cruise to the Mediterranean offers the opportunity to explore a different city every day. Itineraries and excursions allow you to visit famous museums, pavement cafes and stunning scenery as you go.
The best time to visit the Mediterranean is during the summer months of June, July and August. The hot weather and warm sea make this the ideal time to visit the coastal town and cities. The spring and autumn seasons are also good times to cruise with fewer crowds and quieter coastlines.