When it comes to July cruises, we have hundreds of great itineraries to choose from, which call at many of the world's most exciting destinations and cities. Read on to find out more about some of the places you can visit and what kind of experiences you can expect to enjoy.
The most popular destination when it comes to July cruises is the Mediterranean. In the height of summer, the region typically enjoys the best of the sun, which makes it the ideal time to explore some of Europe's most historic cities, scenic ports and classy resorts.
Visit iconic cities such as Spain's cultural hub Barcelona, where you can see for yourself the masterworks of Antoni Gaudi, and Rome where the mighty Colosseum and the stunning Pantheon await. If France is your fancy, the picturesque Provence and sunny St Tropez both feature on a number of itineraries.
There's also the opportunity to visit such perennial beach favourites as Ibiza, Crete, and Palma, Majorca. Cruises to the Mediterranean offer you the opportunity to explore the history of amazing civilisations, make the most of some beautiful beaches and sample some truly memorable cuisine.
Another very popular destination when it comes to July cruises is the Caribbean, which enjoys year-round popularity because of its appealing climate, picture-postcard beaches and great choice of fun-filled activities.
Cruise from sun-kissed ports such as Fort Lauderdale in Florida or San Juan in Puerto Rico and discover such paradise escapes as St Maarten, Grand Cayman and Nassau. No matter where your itinerary takes you, you can be assured of a sun-drenched holiday where you can swim with amazing manta rays one day and sip a cocktail on the beach the next.
A number of other European countries are also very popular when it comes to July cruises. Visit Denmark's historical capital Copenhagen, one of Europe's oldest cities and Stockholm in Sweden, where classic architecture and contemporary culture await.
You can explore some of the coastal highlights of Norway and experience the wonder of the fjords, Denmark's legendary capital Copenhagen and Iceland's unforgettable Reykjavik. Whether you witness awesome glaciers up close or lose yourself in a maze of medieval streets, you can be assured of an amazing holiday.
The summer months bring quite a lot of opportunities to explore the icy wonders of Alaska and as a result there are quite a lot of July cruises which follow Alaskan itineraries.
Such cruises typically depart from beautiful ports as Vancouver, British Columbia and Seward, Alaska and visit such memorable ports as Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan. Cruise the Inside Passage and witness the awesome spectacle of the Tracy Arm fjord and the Hubbard Glacier.
For those in search of a truly exotic summer cruise, or an epic voyage which has everything, there are a number of July cruises to the Far East, where you can visit such memorable destinations as Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo as well as a number of transatlantic and world voyages. There are also a small number of itineraries available which visit Hawaii and South America.