Cruise the Med

Cruise the Mediterranean

There is nowhere else on earth where one can cruise to so many different countries within a short period of time. Its richness stems largely from the fact that the Mediterranean sea is almost totally enclosed by three continents.
You can explore so many incredible places, such as the Roman Amphitheatre in Thessaloniki (Greece), City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia (Spain), the Efes in Kusadasi – Antalya – Bodrum (Turkey) or the Ancient Aptera in Souda – Chania (Greece).
There is no other area in the world that can equal the Mediterranean Sea in terms of number of cultures and civilizations that have emerged from the shores of the countries that lie on this sea.

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No other place on the planet is home to such a thousand-year-old heritage recognized by UNESCO. The ports of the Mediterranean are the gateway to territories that treasure the achievements of the civilizations that have preceded us.
It features many architectural masterpieces, including the majestic pyramids or the Sphinx of Egypt, the grandiose Roman Coliseum in Rome (Italy) or the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona (Spain). Different routes will take you to amazing destinations, the ports being your starting point: from Dubrovnik (Croatia), you can go to Belvedere, or from Trabzon (Turkey), you can visit the Sumela Monastery.
Let be inspired by the monuments and spots you can discover cruising the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas.

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The Mediterranean and its adjacent seas encompass up to 70 Biosphere Reserves scattered among 17 countries. The Mediterranean ports are gateways to varied ecosystems of great environmental value, from the Serra de Tramuntana in Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain) to the volcanic landscape of Pico (Azores, Portugal), passing through the natural park of Bet Guvrin (Ashdod, Israel) or the Danube Delta in Constantza (Romania).
With its varied and contrasting topography along with its characteristic climate, the Mediterranean region is considered one of the most biodiverse places on the planet, being the habitat for many species, both flora and fauna, unique in the world.
Navigating its famous blue clear waters you can reach countless places and experience first-hand the nature in its different states with its extraordinary landscapes, such the Zadar archipelago (Croatia) or the Corfu island (Greece).

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The Mediterranean cuisine, one of the most admired in the culinary world, was proclaimed Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2013 by UNESCO, since being one of the most beneficial diet for our health and lifestyle.
You can find a huge variety of different foods along the Mediterranean countries and discover sensations with them, such as the flavor of the French cheese, the aroma of the Italian coffee, the textures in a Greek salad, the colors in the Spanish paella or the spicy of the Turkish spices.
You can feel each region through its dishes, which won’t leave you indifferent. Eating can be an incredible experience while cruising along the Mediterranean Sea.

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There is no better way to experience a destiny than to immerse yourself in it with all five senses. The Mediterranean and its adjacent seas offer an endless range of outdoor activities to enjoy and make the most of the voyage.

Due the versatility of the Mediterranean region, its activities are also diverse and enriching. You can go under the sea snorkeling in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde), diving in Portimâo (Portugal) or over the sea, paragliding on the beach in Alanya (Turkey). As for the mountains, you can go hiking on the many incredible routes, such as the Teide (Spain) or Portofino (Italy). There are also many places to visit, for example the lavender trails in Provence, Marseille (France) or the beaches in Patras (Greece).
The extensive variety of activities make the Mediterranean an ideal place full of energy.

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