Bordered to the North by Europe and Anatolia, to the south by Africa, to the East by the Levant and to the West by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea tourism circuit is by far the most celebrated tourism circuit in the world. It boasts tens of islands including Malta, Sicily, Majorca, Sardinia, Ibiza, Rhodes, Santorini, Cyprus, Mykonos, Capri, Thasos, Milos and many others.

Cruising the Mediterranean
Cruising the Mediterranean
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Bordered to the North by Europe and Anatolia, to the south by Africa, to the East by the Levant and to the West by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea tourism circuit is by far the most celebrated tourism circuit in the world. It boasts tens of islands including Malta, Sicily, Majorca, Sardinia, Ibiza, Rhodes, Santorini, Cyprus, Mykonos, Capri, Thasos, Milos and many others.

All these islands are endowed with natural beaches, diverse marine and terrestrial life, hundreds of high end hotels, hundreds of tour guides and hundreds of cruising yacht. It is therefore no wonder that the Mediterranean region attracts some of the biggest and best cruising companies.

There are so many places to visit and so many activities to do when on a Mediterranean cruise. The first thing to do before embarking on a cruise is choosing the itinerary. For example you can opt to visit two destinations in Europe such as Barcelona and Rome, two in Africa such as Alexandria and Morocco and two in Levant such as Beirut and Tel Aviv. Next, you need to determine the activities to do. You can opt to Scuba dive in Europe since there are better facilities there, visit museums in the Levant, Enjoy the Sandy beaches in Africa and do some fishing on your way back from the cruise.

Getting a checklist before cruising is important. Things such as what cruising company to hire, how to choose the best cruising company, safety issues consideration etc. are some of the very important things to consider. Note that cruising on the Mediterranean has increasingly become risky due to terrorism on the Arabian Peninsula. Your cruising company must guarantee your safety - or at the very least satisfy your safety criteria.

Before embarking on a cruise, make sure your passport is in order, you have your camera with extra memory cards, you carry attire suitable for your destinations, you carry translation books, you carry dollars or local currency of the destinations you intend to visit, and also that you have guidebooks of the destinations you wish to visit.

Mediterranean is huge and you cannot exhaust all the destinations you can visit. Look out for cruise ships that dock in as many of your selected destinations as possible. That way, you are sure of getting value for money.


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