Cruise Select

A cruise in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea will take you to ancient lands, once home to cultured civilisations, the birthplace of democracy, and the holy city of Jerusalem. Explore great amphitheatres, temples to long-forgotten gods made from marble, olive groves and vineyards, ancient fortresses, and some of the most revered treasures of antiquity.

The eastern Med and, in particular, the Aegean Sea are renowned for their excellent and unique sailing conditions and, when combined with stunning destinations filled with historic treasures, charming villages, and beautiful bays, the area makes for an excellent sailing adventure or yacht cruise. However, which ever type of ship you're sailing with, an eastern Med cruise offers alluring ports of call, oozing with history, culture, great food, and breath-taking views, blessed with sunny, warm weather, and glittering azure seas.

Itineraries can be simply contained with the eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea, although you may also find that the area often combines with the Adriatic, or there are cruises available spanning across the whole of the Mediterranean, between the east and west.

Popular ports of call

Cruise to the Eastern Med and the Aegean with...

Azamara Club Cruises

With longer stays, more overnights, and night touring, truly immerse yourself in destinations with Azamara. Enjoy an intimate, convivial ambiance & greater access to smaller ports onboard award-winning boutique-style small ships, home to just 686 guests
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Carnival

True to their name, Carnival offer larger-than-life, fun-filled cruises ideal for families, singles, and couples looking for a good time. Their fleet of 24 ships boast a distinctive red funnel, cruising around the Bahamas, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Mexican Riviera & North America
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Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises' signature brand of 'Modern Luxury' is distinguished by award-winning cuisine, the famous Lawn Club and ice-frosted Martini Bar, the most extensive Wine Collection at sea, and first-class accommodation, all while cruising to over 270 stunning destinations
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Crystal Yacht Cruises

Indulge in an exclusive nautical adventure onboard a luxury yacht for just 62 discerning travellers, exploring some of the most beautiful destinations with all the style, class, personalised service and Michelin-star quality cuisine you'd expect from Crystal
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Cunard

An impressive, incomparable heritage, and its acclaimed White Star Service, Cunard is synonymous with elegance and tradition, proudly continuing its legacy of grand, stylish cruising at its most iconic
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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines pride themselves on the attentive personal service, friendly crews, exceptional food, and stunning itineraries from the widest range of UK ports onboard their delightful, smaller-sized ships, offering an intimate atmosphere.
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G Adventures

Whether it's a sailing adventure, a river cruise or an expedition cruise, discover the world in a more intimate and authentic way with G Adventures, whose small group experiences allow for greater access and bigger adventures
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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Whether you're looking for outstanding luxury or an unforgettable expedition, discover far-flung countries in-depth and come eye to eye with exotic species on a Hapag-Lloyd cruise, whose style and flair comes second to none, offering exclusivity & memorable experiences
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Holland America Line

Cruises with Holland America are popular with families, couples, and singles alike, with plenty of facilities onboard for all pursuits and interests. Holland America boast luxurious, spacious accommodation, and offer fine cuisine and exceptional services.
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Norwegian Cruise Line

Cruise to some of the world's most desirable destinations and experience the ultimate freedom at sea onboard a fleet of contemporary, colourful ships offering you a world of choice
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Oceania Cruises

Destination-rich itineraries, a country-club atmosphere, and a reputation for the finest cuisine at sea are the hallmarks of Oceania Cruises, which offer a refined and immersive experience onboard their elegant boutique cruises
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P & O Cruises

Britain's most famous cruise line, P&O have built up a reputation for their family-friendly (and adult-friendly) cruises, their culinary heroes, their Strictly extravaganzas, and their perfect combinations of tradition, expertise and legacy with modern, innovative cruising
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Ponant

Experienced a refined, exclusive nautical adventure with Ponant, exploring truly stunning destinations on their sublime yachts or traditional sailing ship - their intimate and chic ships offer elegant cruising and excellent access to smaller ports, away from the crowds
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Princess Cruises

Offering the perfect combination of traditional and modern cruising, informal and formal, great for families and older couples alike. Boasting dazzling entertainment - including Movies under the Stars, a wide range of activities, and some fantastic exotic itineraries
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Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Regent have upped the ante with luxury cruising, boasting the world's most luxurious fleet, with charm, elegance and style in abundance. A Regent cruise is a sumptuous, decadent experience where every wish, every whim is catered for - and it's all included
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Royal Caribbean

Packed with plenty of 'WOW!' factor, there's never a dull moment onboard these floating resorts, renowned for their dynamic and innovative activities and entertainment, from Broadway favourites to the classic Flow Rider and dodgems,
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Scenic Ocean Cruises

Coming in 2018: the world’s first discovery yacht, a new revolution in ocean cruising. Bringing the opulence and refinement of Scenic’s river vessels, along with Scenic's innovative use of technology, to the seas, this is an entirely new way to discover the world
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Seabourn

From the moment you step onboard Seabourn, greeted by chilled champagne, you'll enjoy distinctive, luxury cruising onboard an intimate ship, savouring the finest gourmet cuisine and the highest standards of personalised service
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Sea Cloud Cruises

Experience nautical tradition, a touch of glamour, an intimate atmosphere, a relaxed dining experience and culinary delights, magnificent islands, spectacular ruins, and beautiful destinations, on an exclusive cruise under great, white sails on a classic windjammer
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Silversea

Exceptional Silversea: exceptional destinations, more visited than any other cruise line, exceptional service, with personal butlers and a staff to guest ratio of nearly one to one, indulge yourself in exclusivity and lavish surroundings onboard intimate, ultra-luxury ships
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Star Clippers

Feel the sea breeze in your hair and a sense of nautical adventure and experience the bygone golden age of sailing, faithfully restored with today's comfort and luxury. Explore secret harbours, deserted islands and hidden coves with these elegant four & five-mast boats
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Viking Ocean Cruises

The world's largest fleet of river cruises has brought their innovative thinking and experience to the oceans, ushering in a new era of ocean cruising, boasting a fleet of intimate, all-veranda, state-of-the-art ocean ships, featuring understated elegance
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Voyages to Antiquity

Voyages to Antiquity offer the opportunity to join specialist experts and visit the world's greatest ancient treasures on outstanding itineraries, carefully selected for their historic and cultural significance.
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Windstar

Graceful yachts and elegant tall ships will take you away from the crowds and into a more intimate atmosphere and smaller, quirkier ports. Enjoy a sense of adventure as you kayak, snorkel, windsurf and even waterskii from the fully-equipped watersports platform
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