Culture, passion, hospitality and fun. Along the coast, on the islands or inland, excitement and truly unique experiences are guaranteed. The Mediterranean provides a wealth of sights thanks to a history that stretches back Millennia.A cruise offers the perfect opportunity to experience some of its most iconic destinations: the ancient Greek ruins of Athens, Rome in all its imperial glory and, at the furthest reaches, Istanbul – the city that straddles Europe and Asia. Slightly more modern success stories have created some equally wonderful sights, with Venice, Barcelona and Monaco stunning examples.

A unique combination of pleasant climate, beautiful coastline and a rich history means that the list of things to do in the Mediterranean is practically endless. From the world’s best museums and ancient ruins, to beautiful beaches and diving in warm seas there’s so much to experience.