Cruising The Mediterranean

The area surrounding the Mediterranean Sea is blessed with lovely weather nearly every day of the year, making it an ideal getaway at any time. There are a wide variety of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea offering many cultures for visitors to experience. Cruising the waters of the Mediterranean offers the best of both worlds - luxurious accommodations and breathtaking scenery.

The Mediterranean is bordered by twenty-three countries, each having its own unique identity and culture. You will find an amazing variety of destinations to choose from to make your cruising holiday one of a kind.

The waters of the Mediterranean are warm and inviting, offering the ideal locale for swimming, snorkeling and diving. Beautiful white sand beaches and stunning coral reef with plentiful fish in a rainbow of colors make this a favorite of locals and tourists alike.

A little farther inland there is a wealth of historical cities and towns waiting to be explored. The coastal cities of Spain offer an inviting and vibrant culture filled with art from both antiquity and the present day as well as beautiful architecture, much dating back to Medieval times, in stunning gothic, Roman and Spanish styles.

France offers refinement, culture and the French Riviera, known to attract the rich and famous with its lovely resort towns and fabulous beaches. The wealthy have been coming here for decades to enjoy the sparkling blue water and lovely year round weather as well as to try their luck at the local gaming establishments. Shopping is a favorite pastime along the French Riviera as is fine dining and sight seeing.

Italy is one of the most popular cruise destinations in the Mediterranean, not only for the convenient location situated in the middle of the Mediterranean, but for its beauty. Italy has a rich history and many fascinating places to see. The cuisine of Italy is another reason to visit! No matter which cities you visit, Italy is a stunning destination.

The Greek Isles are the known as the birthplace of democracy and offer fabulous beaches, unrivaled gastronomical delights and a sense of the thousands of years of history that have gone before in this magical country. Wander the cobblestone streets of one of the many seaside towns or take in some shopping at one of the local boutiques. One of the most breathtaking cities in Greece is Athens, where ancient history meets the modern day.

Sailing to the southern coast of the Mediterranean will bring you to Egypt, home of the Pharaohs of ancient times. Visit the majestic Great Pyramid of Giza outside the bustling city of Cairo or shop in one of the many markets or bazaars. Egypt is a captivating and vibrant country full of exotic sights, tastes and aromas. There is nothing quite like sipping a cup of shai and enjoying a flaky Baklava while overlooking the Nile at one of the many teahouses in Egypt.

A cruise of the Mediterranean offers the opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime.

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