From islands, ancient ruins and sparkling beaches to bustling cities, delicious cuisines, cultures and languages - all can be discovered here from the door step of your cruise ship.Find offers
Mediterranean Europe is the world's top tourist destination and welcomes over 200 million tourists annually. One of the main appeals of the marvellous Mediterranean is the climate; the promise of summer sun and long lazy beach days. The beaches of the Mediterrean are understandably a top reason for the fleet of tourists- from the brimming beaches of the Greek isles including Lefkada and Elafonissi Crete, to Spiaggia Rosa in Sardinia and not to mention the Spectacular Spanish coastlines such as Cabo de Gata, Andalucia. There's more to the region than the beaches however, and away from the coast one can appreciate the spectacular ancient landscape.
The region has an unparalleled cultural legacy and offers diverse and divine culinary experiences. The exotic cultures, cuisines and history of the countries along the Mediterranean are rich and varied, with each city and town having something unique and special to offer. Discover the Vatican and the Colosseum in Italy, the Acropolis and the Parthenon, Knossos, Phaestos, Crete and Preveli in Greece, Alhambra, Alcazar, Mezquita, La Catedal and Bilbao in Spain. Indulge in tapas in Spain, kebabs in Turkey and souvlaki in Greece. With its ancient ruins, awe-inspiring art, legendary cities and sun-kissed beaches, the Mediterranean is a visual and sensual feast.
The Mediterranean is Europe’s answer to a sun-soaked holiday of golden beaches, exciting cities and a wide variety of cultures. The Mediterranean Sea derives from the Latin “in the midst of lands”, and stays very true to its name! With access to Europe, Africaand the Middle East, a cruise along the Mediterranean coastline offers an experience like no other. Explore Europe’s bustling cities, many of which are steeped in a rich history and are bursting with flavourful cultures and diversity. The Mediterranean coastline offers a vast array of wondrous holiday destinations with delectable cuisine and an intriguing mixture of cultures, languages and religions. The Mediterranean coastline is ringed by a winding coastline of scenic peninsulas and majestic mountains, overlooking a glistening electric-blue sea.
Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, Portugal’s Algarve promises to delight with charming towns, white-washed villages, enticing cuisine and friendly locals who are lucky enough to call The Algarve their home. Discover the coastline’s many fishing towns or unwind at one of the many coastal beaches. Take a dip in The Algarve’s refreshingly cool waters and soak up the area’s warm ambience some of the area’s best-loved cafés, bars and restaurants.
Take a stroll along Cadiz’s narrow cobble-stoned streets and discover one of Andalucía’s unjustifiably best kept secrets in Spain’s southernmost province. Immerse yourself in all Spain has to offer – sample the area’s warm culture and delight in some tempting Tapas in one of the many bars and restaurants. Discover the coastal city’s ancient architecture and view its impressive yellow-domed cathedral which dominates the cityscape and overlooks the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. For a cultured mix of sunny beach resorts, traditional fishing villages, sprawling cobbled streets and rolling vineyards look no further than Majorca, Spain. This enchanting Balearic Island has always been favoured by tourists for its island ambience, sun-fuelled atmosphere and golden sand beaches.