5 of the best Mediterranean cruise destinations
The Mediterranean is one of the world’s most popular cruise destinations, as it boasts delightful cuisine, spectacular summers, mild winters and a beautiful, scenic coastline that will take your breath away time and again.
Dubrovnik in southern Croatia is a popular cruise destination with spectacular scenery, beautiful beaches, and a historic atmosphere complimented with friendly locals. It is most well-known for the Old Town, and it’s surrounding walls which were built in the 1500’s, it’s limestone streets, waterfront restaurants, and ancient well preserved churches, cathedrals and structures.
As with many destinations in Europe, a cruise to Corfu in Greece offers visitors the chance to discover a spectacular culture with beautiful food, delightful sights and more. The island off the North West coast of Greece is a rugged and mountainous island, however it also offers some of the best beaches in the country, as well as a vibrant nightlife with plenty of restaurants and hotels along its shoreline.
Livorno is situated on the west coast of Italy in the charming region of Tuscany, and is known for its delicious Italian seafood. The Terrazza Mascagni, which is a checked promenade at the water’s edge, the old houses and buildings which seem to have been carved out of the cliffs, and the cities renaissance period architecture, all add to the attraction of this beautiful and typical Italian seaside town.
Barcelona is a ‘happy’ city and is a hotspot for beautiful art and spectacular architecture with some of the most unique exhibitions on the planet, including Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia church. A cruise to Barcelona will take you to the long waterfront where the city meets the Med with a hotspot for restaurants and bars, and is the ideal spot for sundowners. Other attractions include La Rambla, the Gothic Quarter, the Picasso museum and more.
Marseille in southern France is a beautiful city with a port and harbour where you can find fresh seafood, unwind on spectacular beaches, and visit ancient churches and basilicas. Marseille is a spectacularly scenic city, especially when the lights of the city start to shine and the sun sets. Major attractions in the city include, Notre-Dame de-la-garde, Calanque de Morgiou, museums and beaches.
From Corfu in the east, to Dubrovnik in the Adriatic, Livorno on the west coast of Italy, and Barcelona and Marseilles in the west, cruising the Mediterranean is a dream holiday. So speak to your Cruiseabout Consultant today to find out more about cruising the Mediterranean.