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The Croatian port city of Korcula The incredible glamour of Monte Carlo The pretty island of Skiathos in Greece

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.

Western Mediterranean

Western Mediterranean cruises are often dominated by some fantastic cities including Barcelona, Rome and Marseille. It is amazing if you want to see beautiful beaches and rolling countryside landscapes. It offers an enchanting mix of contemporary and classical architecture, along with many museums and landmarks telling the history of the region.

Cruises that travel the western Mediterranean focus on Italy, Spain, France and Monte Carlo, and often extend to Portugal and Morocco. It even 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 have more time to explore the delights of these excellent cities.

Eastern Mediterranean

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. Cruises to the eastern Med are perfect for escaping to the sun, or uncovering the rich history of the area.

Both Greece and Turkey are home to ancient ruins, from famous landmarks like the Parthenon and Olympia to the temples on the island of Rhodes. 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, all blessed with amazing scenery. Volcanoes, white sands, harbours and mountains combine to create a wealth of stunning locations. For any trip in the Mediterranean it’s always worth having a 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 simply follow the links on this page. Here’s to the glorious Mediterranean.

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