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Experience the Magic of a Mediterranean Cruise

In the Mediterranean, you'll find an alluring mixture of art, culture, and cuisine. This region features the beauty of Cannes, France, and the charms of Venice, Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Tuscany, and Florence, Italy. You'll also be able to discover much more, from Sicily, Corsica, and Sardinia to Barcelona and Majorca in Spain.

The best Mediterranean cruise offers a fantastic way to experience a variety of countries and cultures without obliterating your budget. You'll also be able to see different landscapes, from mountains, fields, and valleys to beaches and cosmopolitan cities.

You can sail and see it all aboard the world's top Mediterranean cruise lines, such as Holland America, Celebrity, Princess, and Royal Caribbean.

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Barcelona On and Off Bus
$65

If you only have one day to see it all, or you just march to a different drum, this may be the tour for you.

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Private Tarquinia with Wine and Olive...
$72

Explore the ancient, medieval hamlet of Tarquinia, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and enjoy local wines and olive oils while visiting a traditional Etruscan farmhouse. 

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Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride
$79

Explore Venice by boat and by foot on this walking tour of Venice followed by a traditional gondola ride. Highlighted sites include Saint Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, Campo Santa Maria Formosa, and much more.

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Naples City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off
$42

Discover the beauty of Naples and its rich cultural, architectural and historical highlights on this hop on hop off bus.

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Exclusive Monte Carlo, Eze and La Tur...
$125

Avoid the masses on this half day fast paced orientation tour of the varied geography and charm of Monaco and the French Riviera.

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Acropolis, City and Museum Walking...
$129

Stroll through the historic city of Athens while discovering the ruins of the city such as the Acropolis, the Parthenon, and the Temple of Zeus.

 

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7 NIGHT CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN Cruise

Departing From: Athens

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: Viking Sky (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Athens (piraeus), Athens (piraeus), Ephesus (kusadasi), Crete (souda Bay), Cruise The Ionian Sea, Sicily (messina), Naples, Rome (civitavecchia) (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Gourmet, Honeymoon, Luxury, Romantic, Senior

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7 NIGHT CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN Cruise

Departing From: Barcelona

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: Viking Venus (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Barcelona, Murcia (cartagena), Granada (malaga), Vigo, Cruise The Atlantic Ocean, Portsmouth, London (tilbury) (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Gourmet, Honeymoon, Luxury, Romantic, Senior

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21 NIGHT CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN Cruise

Departing From: Venice

Duration: 21 nights

Ship: Viking Jupiter (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Venice, Venice, Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Corfu (kerkyra), Katakolon (olympia), Athens (piraeus), Athens (piraeus), Ephesus (kusadasi), Crete (souda Bay), Cruise The Ionian Sea, Sicily (messina), Naples, Rome (civitavecchia), Florencepisa (livorno), Florencepisa (livorno), Villefranche-sur-mer, Marseille, Montpellier (sete), Barcelona, Barcelona (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Gourmet, Honeymoon, Luxury, Romantic, Senior

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22 NIGHT WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN Cruise

Departing From: Civitavecchia (Rome)

Duration: 22 nights

Ship: Seven Seas Explorer (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Rome (civitavecchia), Tuscany (livorno), La Spezia (cinque Terre), Portofino, Villefranche, Provence (marseille), Sete, Palma De Mallorca, Barcelona, Cruising The Mediterranean Sea, Cadiz, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Royal Naval Dockyard, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Cruising The Atlantic Ocean, Miami (Itinerary Details)

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5 NIGHT WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN Cruise

Departing From: Barcelona

Duration: 5 nights

Ship: Disney Magic (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Barcelona, Cannes, Civitavecchia, Livorno, , Barcelona (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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What Cruise Lines Sail the Mediterranean?

  • Azamara Club Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Costa Cruises
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Disney Cruise Line
  • MSC Cruises
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises
  • Seabourn Cruise Line
  • Silversea Cruises
  • Viking Ocean Cruises

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These are some of the best Mediterranean cruise lines that will take you to top destinations while supplying you with excellent amenities and hours of entertainment on your Mediterranean adventures.

What Is the Best Time of Year to Cruise the Mediterranean?

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Summer in the Mediterranean is hot, sunny, and beautiful, which means that millions of tourists gather there to soak up the coastal sun and sea on the beaches. That means that summer is by far the most crowded Mediterranean season. If you want to avoid those crowds, aim to travel in the spring (May/June) or fall (September/October). You'll avoid the crowds and enjoy lower prices on travel: These are great times to find Mediterranean cruise deals. Every season in the Mediterranean can be beautiful, but remember that in the winter, temperatures drop and the ocean becomes choppy.

How Much Would a Mediterranean Cruise Cost?

The most common prices for a Mediterranean cruise are between $200 and $1,000 per person per night. Prices can change drastically with each line, and of course, the length of your cruise will greatly affect how much you spend.

No matter whether you're looking for a 3-night, 9-night, 20-night, or 5-night Mediterranean cruise, you can count on CruiseDirect to help you find the best Mediterranean cruise deals. We guarantee the lowest prices, and we charge no booking fees!

Where Do Mediterranean Cruises Go?

  • Athens
  • Barcelona
  • Cannes
  • Rome
  • Dubrovnik
  • Genoa
  • Lisbon
  • Malta
  • Marseille
  • Monte Carlo
  • Naples
  • Nice
  • Palma de Mallorca
  • Venice
  • Valencia

Explore further with CruiseDirect to discover even more exciting destinations you could visit on your cruise journey to the Mediterranean!