Home to a whole host of island gems, you can’t go wrong with a cruise across the Aegean region of the Mediterranean.
The Aegean Sea is part of the Med and is located between Greece and Turkey. Containing more than 3,000 islands, there’s plenty of diverse landscapes to explore from Santorini’s white-washed walls, Istanbul’s wonderfully decorated buildings and Corfu’s sunlit beaches.
Does this sound like your kind of sailing? Then put down your pen because we’ve done the research for you and listed our top three Mediterranean cruises.
Experience the pearls of the Aegean Sea and board Thomson Dream. This stunning ship has plenty to keep you occupied during your crossing with a spa, two pools, and eight bars – we know what you’re thinking, where do you begin?
But the best part has to be the Greek-meets-Turkey itinerary. Guests will get to experience some of the Mediterranean’s most picturesque islands as it ports in destinations such as Corfu and Crete.
Imagine getting lost in the maze-like streets of Mykonos, discovering ancient ruins in Kusadasi and taking in breathtaking sea views in Chania.
Thomson Dream will depart on 6th May 2016 for 7 nights, with cruise-only prices starting from £599 per person – all tips included, upgrade to All Inclusive for an extra £15 per person per night*.
This 10-night crossing on Celebrity Reflection is your ultimate cruising escape. With a range of unique experiences from the ships Canyon Ranch SpaClub, which has some of the best spa innovations around and Qsine, which offers state-of-the-art dining with its iPad menus, this is a sailing like no other!
Your journey will start in Italy’s capital city, Rome where you’ll be able to explore some of the country’s most famous landmarks such as the ancient Colosseum and the stunning Sistine Chapel. Then, after delving further into Italy’s diverse landscape, it’s time to discover some of Greece’s better-known towns including everyone’s bucket list destination, Santorini.
Celebrity Reflection will depart on the 8th July for 10 nights, prices start from £1,298 per person.
Or, you could always take advantage of Celebrity Cruises’ current offer and save up to £500 per stateroom and free drinks package when booking an ocean view stateroom and above*.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Take the voyage of a lifetime and step onboard Seven Seas Navigator. If you’re after the highest standard of luxury then this ship has everything you could ever wish for and more. Think suites filled with custom-made furnishings, the best culinary skills and huge circular sunbeds.
And to top it off, you’ll get to visit some of Europe’s most picturesque islands. Seven Seas Navigator begins its journey in one of the most beautiful places on the map – Venice. But that’s only a snippet of what your sailing has in store, you have another 10 destinations to look forward to including, stops in Mykonos, Rhodes, and Athens.
But the destination which has really caught our eye is Dubrovnik in Croatia. This Medieval town was built between the 11th and 17th centuries, so visitors will be able to sightsee until their hearts content with 36 forts, towers and fortresses.
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