Embark on an Italian adventure on a captivating cultural city stop on your cruise getaway. Disembark and take-in the picture perfect landscapes and world famous landmarks. Wanting to spend time in Rome, Pisa or Florence? We’ve got you covered. These year-round popular destinations offer cosmopolitan city and sun breaks that’ll have you venturing on board. ...Read More
For all the foodies out there, Italy won’t disappoint your taste buds. Renowned for its food across the world, Italy offers dish-after-dish of magnificent cuisines. So it doesn’t matter if you’re stopping at a gelato bar on a hot day or having a penne all'Arrabbiata in a romantic candlelit restaurant, you’ll always have a chance to try some amazing food. For an authentic Italian experience, watch the world go by and enjoy a glass of local wine or rejuvenate with an aromatic espresso.
Round up your visit by relaxing on the sensational Sardinian beaches, tour an authentic Italian vineyard or explore the quaint towns and villages at your own pace. When the sun goes down, the adventure doesn’t have to end with bustling and stylish nightlife, where you’ll be able to enjoy a relaxing cocktail. A cruise to the Mediterranean will allow you to see another side of Italy. Read Less
Sail away to Spain for your next mini break, where you’ll get to bask in the beauty of Barcelona, explore the national parks in Palma or indulge yourself in the food markets in Ibiza. Spain’s attractions are so diverse, there will always be something to do or see that you’ll love. This holiday hotspot offers year-round sunshine, making travelling out of peak season easier ...Read More along with allowing you more time to see the spectacular sights.
When visiting mainland Spain or the Canary Islands you’ll be greeted by fabulous flamenco dancing, vibrant fiestas and beautiful beaches. Your stop in Spain won’t leave you a lot of time for a siesta; make the most of your holiday by trying some Spanish delicacies such as tapas or a traditional paella dish, which you’re bound to enjoy. The cities most famous for these treats are Seville, Granada, San Sebastian and Valencia.
Before you leave, you’ll be sure to fall in love with the culture and history on offer with the whole county boasting stunning architecture from the medieval times to the modern day. Wherever you choose to visit, experience the real heart of Spain on a Mediterranean cruise and make memories that’ll last you a lifetime. Read Less
Sample the Greek traditions with a Mediterranean cruise; indulge in authentic foods such as feta and Souvlaki, tour the cobbled streets of Santorini or relish in the ruins left behind from another time. Take in the sights and leisurely enjoy all this nation has to offer. If you love being outdoors, Greece will offer you a chance to explore ancient caves and spot wildlife in the mountains. ...Read More Take a moment to look around you and appreciate the magnificent Greek landscapes.
Once you’ve finished exploring, make sure to try the local food with lots of charming taverns and family-run restaurants. Eating out here will make you feel comfortable and right at home.
During your time in Greece, if you get a chance take a look around an archaeological museum. There’s more of these museums here than any other country in the world. This isn’t surprising with the rich history and incredible architecture dating back to Ancient Greece. With golden beaches to explore, Greek countryside to discover on horseback and waterparks that’ll leave a splashing impression, you’ll be rushing to return year-after-year. Read Less
Journey to Portugal for your next cruise adventure, the perfect place to soak up 16th century architecture and sample the finest port wine under the Mediterranean sun. If you’re a history lover, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Portugal is home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Jeronimos Monastery and Belém Tower, which are just a short journey ...Read More outside Lisbon. These popular landmarks are a must-see and offer perfect photo opportunities.Make sure to try some local cuisine during your stop, with plenty of Portuguese delicacies to tempt your taste buds. Many food markets allow you to experience the country's unique flavours, from local cheese to smoked fish. Of course, no visit would be complete without tucking into a Pastel de Nata, a famous egg tart pastry that’s dusted with cinnamon.
If you visit Madeira or the Azores, you’ll be met by beautiful coastlines and panoramic views of the mountains. For a real adrenaline rush, thrill seekers can take a glimpse of the islands from above while paragliding or explore shipwrecks below the surface at some of the best diving locations in Europe. It’s the perfect way to finish your visit. Read Less