The Mediterranean is deservedly one of the most popular cruise destinations, offering a diverse and rich selection of ports and attractions that are well-suited to all ages and interests. A gorgeous region, it stretches from Spain across to Turkey, with some of the biggest and most interesting cities accessible by ports across the coastlines.Mediterranean Cruise Deals
Due to its popularity with travellers, most cruise lines operate itineraries to the Mediterranean including those tailored more to families and those providing a luxurious experience, so whatever your budget and taste you can be safe in the knowledge that you´ll find plenty of choice when looking at the Med as a holiday destination.
The region is often split for cruise itineraries into the eastern and western sides, and you can read more detailed information by following the links on this page, but we have provided an overview of the each region here for your information.
Western Mediterranean cruises are often dominated by some fantastic cities including Barcelona, Rome and Marseille; it is also amazing if you want to see beautiful beaches and rolling countryside landscapes. It offers a real mix of contemporary and classical architecture, along with many museums and landmarks telling the history of the region.
Cruises that stay in the western Mediterranean focus on Italy, Spain, France and Monte Carlo, and often extend to Portugal and Morocco. It also includes the islands of Majorca, Sardinia and Corsica giving each cruise a varied and interesting itinerary.
Western Mediterranean cruises are often a popular choice for a cruise and stay package. With many itineraries beginning in either Barcelona or Rome, it pays to take advantage of a hotel break as part of your cruise deal so that you’ve more time to explore the delights of these excellent cities.
Cruises to the eastern Mediterranean are primarily focused around Greece, Turkey and the east coast of Italy, often including stops in Croatia, Montenegro and Malta as well. Cruises to the eastern Med are primarily focused on either escaping to the sun, or uncovering the history of the area.
Both Greece and Turkey are home to ancient ruins, from famous landmarks like the Parthenon and Olympia to lesser known sites. Malta is also well-known for being home to fascinating castles and museums for those with an interest in the past.
Travellers looking to unwind under the sun will enjoy the beaches and islands of the region, as well as those with a passion for beautiful scenery, with volcanoes, white sands, harbours and mountains combining to create a wealth of stunning locations. For any trip in the Mediterranean ensure you have your camera to hand.
There´s even more information on the Mediterranean available here on the site. If you´ve already made your mind up then give our team a call, but if you need to know more about the Mediterranean and what you can enjoy on your visit then follow the links on this page to learn about each country´s best ports and locations and the excursions that are available when you get there.