10 Top Cruises in Europe You HAVE to Experience
Sick of train travel? Done with stressing out at the airport? When it comes to European cruises, there are a vast array of choice which complements the Coastal line, and brings with it diverse experiences from shore excursions and cruise line activities. Here is our list of the top 10 cruises in Europe:
1.) 12 Night Western Mediterranean
This 12 night cruise is a round trip sail from Civitavecchia, the port of Rome, and stops at Venice, Sicily and Livorno, Italy, Croatia, Spain and Cannes, Dubrovnik and France. This cruise will leave you feeling satisfied that you’ve had a chance to experience some of Europe’s most renowned cities.
2.) 11 and 12 Night Scandinavia & Russia
Princess Cruises operate this 11-night cruise. It departs from Copenhagen, Denmark. The 12-night cruise is done by Celebrity cruise and departs from Amsterdam. This cruise passes through the ports of various countries such as Denmark, Sweden, Estonia and Russia.
3.) 7 Night Western Mediterranean
This cruise is offered by the Royal Caribbean and it offers a round trip that lasts 7 days, which starts from Barcelona, and stops by the ports of France and Livorno, Civitavecchia, Naples and Sicily and Italy. This cruise also has an additional day purely at sea to break from the stopover routine.
4.) 7 Night Baltic Beauty and Russian Riches
This Scandinavian cruise visits Copenhagen, Stockholm, the Russian and the Finnish city of Tallinn ports giving a relaxed and exquisite view of these ports and its people.
5.) Eastern Mediterranean
This cruise focuses on the ports of Greece and Turkey. This Eastern Mediterranean cruise departs from Italy. The theme of this particular cruise is ideal for historical themed cruises as it visits many ruins and historic sites.
6.) Copenhagen Day Cruise to Sweden
This cruise sails from Denmark and across the Oresund Strait to Malmo in Sweden. This cruise lasts 8 hours after which you are driven back from Sweden to Denmark across the renown Oresund Bridge. The Copenhagen Day cruise to Sweden gives a spectacular view of Kronborg Castle as well as the coastlines of Denmark and Sweden.
7.) 4 Night Western Europe Cruise with Iceland
This Scandinavian cruise enables the visitation of multiple countries including the likes of England, Bergen, Norway, Scotland, Faroe Islands, Reyjavik, Iceland, Belfast and Northern Ireland. It is a fascinating tour with rare and spectacular sights.
8.) 14 night Baltic Capitals
This cruise includes the visitation of Baltic capitals big name and lesser known cities, including an overnight at St. Petersburg. The ship departs at Amsterdam through Germany, Helsinki, Finland, Poland, Sweden, and Estonia among others, and including a trip through the Kiel Canal built by Germans prior to WWI.
9.) United Kingdom
Tourists might be prone to forget about the UK given that it does not have the traditional warm weather of islands. It is however home to many cultural experiences and amazing shore excursions. Such a cruise highlights the British Isles and is a round trip sail from Dover, England through Scotland, Dublin, Waterford, Belfast, Channel Islands among others.
10.) Night Northern Europe Cruise
This cruise gives a perfect site seeing opportunity of Scandinavia. It is a one week in Norway cruise with the ports of call being Kiel Germany, Geiranger Norway, Aarhus Denmarl and to Kiel.
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