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January 25, 2021

The 5 Best Mediterranean Cruises


CC0041_CY_Dubrovnik.jpg.highresConnected by the Atlantic ocean and the intercontinental sea separating Africa from Europe holds beauty vast and wide. The Mediterranean is made up of 21 countries that touch the Mediterranean sea so what better way to get the best Mediterranean experience than by cruising the coast?! Cruising the coast is one of the best ways to experience luxury, immersive travel.

A Mediterranean cruise gives you the opportunity to see the tranquility of the Mediterranean up close and personal. Whether you're looking for a week long ultra-luxury yacht voyage or a two-week historical expedition around the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean ports we will be able to find the Mediterranean cruise that is just right for you.

#1. Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Constellation
October 23 - November 7, 2021
An unforgettable journey awaits you on this 16-day voyage traveling to exciting destinations with guided shore excursions or try enhancing your journey with a Cruisetour - this is a cruise combined with a truly refined land tour venturing inland. Experience luxury at every turn when you cruise on the Celebrity Constellation with unforgettable spaces and world-class amenities to make your Mediterranean cruise that allows you to relax and unwind.

silver spirit#2. Silversea Cruises: Silver Spirit (above)
October 30 - November 9, 2021
Get closer to the authentic beauty of the Mediterranean on Silversea's Silver Spirit. Completely refurbished in 2018 this ship is known for its high quality service with 1-to-2 crew to passenger ratio. This voyage is a blast from the past visiting ports from Palma to Piraeus. Explore the site of Rhodes’ Colossus, Heraklion’s Palace of Knossos and Valetta’s stunning St. John’s Cathedral – complete with its Caravaggios, just the beginning of the incredible sights you’ll see. If you are looking to explore cultural roots this is the place to start!

#3. Azamara Cruises: Azamara Pursuit (below)
July 10 - July 20, 2021
Start in a place of myths and legends, Athens on this 10-night Greece Intensive voyage. With 9 ports of call and five late night stays you will be able to experience so much of what is to be discovered. Take in sun bleached houses with bright blue shutters, vibrant bougainvillea, and 16th century Venetian windmills in Mykonos. Then travel to pretty Paros, fashionable resort towns and sweet rural villages in this stylish capital. Discover true Grecian wonder on this spectacular journey. 

#4. Viking Cruises: Viking Sky
Explore striking medieval towns on multiple excursions to the scenic plains including Aigues-Mortes and Carcassonne. On this 10-day itinerary you'll experience nine magnificent destinations making up one epic journey. See the Adriatic and Aegean all while taking in the riches of the fabled regions. Discover ancient ruins of Olympia and the Acropolis. Go on to explore the medieval warrens of Zadar, Dubrovnik and Kotor. Soak up the beauty of Corfu and for the first time, Viking will take you to Koper with an in-depth exploration of the picturesque Slovenia.

#5. Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Reflection (below)
There's a reason we're featuring two Celebrity Cruises in our top 5 list of Best Mediterranean Cruises it's because they have been named best cruise line in Europe for 10 years running. With in-depth itineraries visiting Europe’s most iconic places, as well as its best-kept secrets you'll be experiencing the Mediterranean up close. Discover four new destinations, including the charming ports of Zakynthos, Hydra, and Thessaloniki and the captivating coastal city of Taranto. New places. New spaces. Old World. On this slightly bigger ship cruising the mediterranean holding a little over 3,000 passengers it sets itself apart with it's top-deck Lawn Club and the Game On interactive activity center with flat-screen table games.
Celebrity_ReflectionWhen you’re ready to start planning travel again, please reach out to us! VIP Travel Experience is part of the Virtuoso luxury network and we have access to amenities that may not be available when booking direct. In addition you receive our personal travel concierge service from the planning travel stage until you unpack your bags when you return home. Your safety and comfort are always our top priority! We are constantly monitoring the COVID protocols and current travel restrictions. Let us take away all the stress of planning your next travel adventure.Email me and together we can create the best vacation experience for YOU. 
It's a big world out there -- we hope you EXPERIENCE it.


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