Mediterranean
Luxury Small Ship Cruises

mediterranean cruises
Experience the Mediterranean on a luxury small ship cruise by Adventure Life.This expansive sea unifies a diversity of countries and cultures that you will explore from your small ship Mediterranean cruise. The Nice Roundtrip Cruise will take you from France, Corsica, and Italy aboard the luxurious Le Ponant expedition ship. Step back into the times of the ancient Greeks as you explore the world-renowned ruins & picturesque landscapes of Classical Greece. Or enjoy the relaxing beaches and fascinating history of the Adriatic Sea, from Dubrovnik to the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia. If you want to explore the Balkan nations in greater depth, there are a wealth of options, like the Gems of Southeast Europe cruise, which will acquaint you with Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, & Hungary. 
Places

Passions

Price

Days

Start Date

Activity Level

Ships

Filtering By: Mediterranean
1
1-23 of 23 Results
Filter
Traditional architecture in Greece.
Classical Greece
Classical Greece shows Greece at its best: The beautiful whitewashed Cycladic Islands of Santorini and Mykonos, Crete the largest and southern- most Greek Island and the Peloponnese with Monemvassia and Nafplion and their historical treasures. Add to …
  • 8 Days
  • $2,950 - $4,400 USD
Ship:
Harmony V
Passions:
History, Snorkeling, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Monemvasia, Delos, Rethymnon, Kythira, …
Level:
Relaxed
Umbrellas on a beach in Montenegro.
Adriatic Odyssey (Dubrovnik)
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of the Ionian and of the Adriatic Sea on this 8-day voyage on the Panorama. Discover the natural and …
  • 8 Days
  • $2,590 - $3,590 USD
Ship:
Panorama
Passions:
Beach Time, Expedition Cruises, Sailing Schooner
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Corfu, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Korcula, …
Level:
Relaxed
Athens Acropolis
Jewels of the Cyclades
The Jewels of the Cyclades showcases the Aegean Islands known for their whitewashed villages and ports, the bright skies and crystal sea. Visit well-known places on this 8-day cruise on the Galileo, such as Santorini and Mykonos and off the beaten track …
  • 8 Days
  • $2,290 - $3,550 USD
Ship:
Galileo
Passions:
Sailing Schooner, History, Expedition Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Poros, Folegandros, Paros, Syros, …
Level:
Relaxed
Save up to $500
Portugal city on the river
Enticing Douro
Spend three nights in Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, before beginning your European river cruise down the Douro River, with its dramatic gorges, lush vineyards, and tranquil fishing villages. Begin in Porto and continue on to the ancient and …
  • 11 Days
  • $3,849 - $7,748 USD
Ship:
MS Amavida
Passions:
River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Portugal, Spain, Lisbon, Porto, Serra de Sintra, Fatima, Regua, Barca d' Alva, …
Level:
Relaxed
Wander the squares of Italy on your European cruise
Venice, the Lagoon, and the Po Delta
Take an in depth tour of Italy's lagoon and Po Delta on this 6 day cruise on board the MS Michaelangelo. Visit a small pilgrimage town full of artistic treasures, 'Santo' basilica, World Heritage Sites, Doge's Palace, and Lagoon islands. …
  • 6 Days
  • $1,367 - $1,550 USD
Ship:
MS Michelangelo
Passions:
River Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Venice, Chioggia, Padua, Taglio di Po, Ferrara, Western Europe
Level:
Relaxed
The Pena National Palace in Portugal
Port Wine & Flamenco
Start your journey in Portugal's beautiful capital city, Lisbon. Then travel to Porto to embark your ship and begin to traverse through one of Europe’s wildest and unexplored regions, filled with vineyards, dramatic gorges and steeply terraced …
  • 14 Days
  • $5,119 - $8,618 USD
Ship:
MS Amavida
Passions:
Wine Tasting, River Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Portugal, Spain, Lisbon, Porto, Fatima, Regua, Barca d' Alva, Salamanca, …
Level:
Relaxed
Santorini
Sailing the Greek Isles
While there are many ways to tour the Greek Isles, you’ll find that exploring aboard an authentic tall ship on a Greece small ship cruise offers an unrivaled experience and guarantees an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. The combination of …
  • 8 Days
  • $9,230 - $17,720 USD
Ship:
Sea Cloud (LI)
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Athens, Santorini, Tinos, Delos, Amorgos, Sifnos, Eastern Europe, …
Level:
Relaxed
$1,000 Air Credit
Dwellings carved out of stone
Circumnavigation of the Black Sea
This 14-day Black Sea expedition features all of the countries rimming this infamous sea: Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, and Bulgaria. In the company of expert leaders, explore lands with centuries upon centuries of history, rich …
  • 14 Days
  • $12,980 - $18,880 USD
Ship:
Island Sky
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Turkey, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia, Romania, Istanbul, Constanta, Odessa, …
Level:
Relaxed
Charming port cities line the coves of the French Riviera
Nice Roundtrip
Join this 8-day Mediterranean cruise on the small ship Le Ponant roundtrip out of Nice, France. Sail to Corsica, the secretive Island of Beauty, and around the Lavezzi Islands, a veritable sanctuary for the marine flora and …
  • 8 Days
  • $4,830 - $5,470 USD
Ship:
Le Ponant
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Sailing Schooner
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, France, Italy, Portoferraio, Nice, Portovenere, Bonifacio, Girolata, Lavezzi Island, …
Level:
Relaxed
A boat sits in the still water outside a small eastern European town.
Under Sail: Greece and the Dalmatian Coast
Spend 11 days immersed in the history and culture of some of Europe’s most spectacular places. Ply the waters of the Aegean, Ionian, and Adriatic Seas aboard the tall ship Sea Cloud on this exciting Mediterranean cruise. Visit five UNESCO World …
  • 11 Days
  • $12,210 - $23,300 USD
Ship:
Sea Cloud (LI)
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Sailing Schooner
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Athens, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Korcula, …
Level:
Relaxed
Exterior image of the Blue Mosque.
Aegean Mosaic
Admire the stunning jewels of the Aegean Sea on this 8-day Turkey to Greece cruise. Beginning in cultural Istanbul, explore the Turkish coast before sailing the lesser-known islands of Greece. Disembark daily to explore the fascinating pots of call of …
  • 8 Days
  • $3,190 - $6,490 USD
Ship:
Variety Voyager
Passions:
Snorkeling, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Turkey, Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Kusadasi, Istanbul, Delos, …
Level:
Relaxed
The ruins of Athens
Antiquity to Byzantium
Explore the Mediterranean Sea from Antiquity to Byzantium aboard the small ship, the MS Galileo. Cruise the blue waters of the Mediterranean on this 8-day Greece cruise while enjoying the amenities of a small ship, with stops at remote ports and …
  • 8 Days
  • $1,150 - $2,750 USD
Ship:
Galileo
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Sailing Schooner
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Athens, Gythion, Katakolon, Nafplion, Itea, Epidaurus, Pylos, …
Level:
Relaxed
Dubrovnik, Croatia
The Fabled Adriatic
This odyssey through the Adriatic and Ionain seas visits historic ports and fabled shores, tracing ancient trade routes and celebrating the legacies of powerful empires. History spans the millennia here — from Paleolithic times to Roman conquest, …
  • 12 Days
  • $11,980 - $17,280 USD
Ship:
Island Sky
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Venice, Korcula, …
Level:
Relaxed
Mykonos windmills at sunset
Colors of the Aegean
Discover the best of the Aegean Sea on this 8-day small ship cruise. Explore the white washed islands of the Cyclades: Santorini, Mykonos, Delos, Crete, and more. As you sail, disembark to explore archeological sites and swim in pristine coves. Fall in …
  • 8 Days
  • $3,190 - $6,490 USD
Ship:
Variety Voyager
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Turkey, Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Rhodes, Bodrum, Delos, …
Level:
Relaxed
The ruins of Athens
From the Stones of Athens to the Walls of Dubrovnik
Embark on board Le Lyrial for an exceptional 8-day cruise unveiling some of the numerous Greek and Croatian treasures. Sail from Greece to Albania, and then head to Montenegro before reaching the wonderful coasts of Croatia. Discover Athens, the city of …
  • 8 Days
  • $5,990 - $10,990 USD
Ship:
Le Lyrial (CDP)
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Korcula, Sarande, …
Level:
Relaxed
The white-washed cliffs of Santorini
The Classical World of the Aegean
A paradise on Earth, the multi-colored strata of rocky outcrops in the Cyclades emerge from the shimmering waters of the Aegean Sea. On board this Le Lyrial 8-day voyage, discover some of the 56 magical islands of this stunning archipelago formed by …
  • 8 Days
  • $6,690 - $11,990 USD
Ship:
Le Lyrial (CDP)
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Turkey, Athens, Santorini, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Delos, Rethymnon, …
Level:
Relaxed
Immerse yourself in the romance of Italy
From the Canals of Venice to the Stones of Athens
On this 8-day voyage aboard Le Lyrial, admire the wonders of some of the most wonderful countries of the Mediterranean sea: Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, and Greece. From Corinth to Athens, sail in the footsteps of the Greek Gods and discover their most …
  • 8 Days
  • $6,890 - $12,390 USD
Ship:
Le Lyrial (CDP)
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Montenegro, Athens, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Venice, …
Level:
Relaxed
Colorful villages line the shores of the Italian riviera
The Idyllic Islands and Majestic Shores of Croatia, Montenegro & Italy
From Venice, set sail for Croatia and its many hidden treasures on this 8-day voyage. Le Lyrial slips effortlessly through the turquoise Adriatic Sea, wending her way between necklaces of islands dotted here and there off the Dalmatian Coast. There are …
  • 8 Days
  • $4,840 - $16,440 USD
Ship:
Le Lyrial (CDP)
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Wine Tasting
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Split, Pula, Venice, …
Level:
Relaxed
Save 100 €
Mediterranean blue Dubrovnik from above
Island Hopping from Dubrovnik
Embark on an 8-day cruise on the M/S Splendid from Dubrovnik, a city known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic" and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you travel to beautiful islands and thousand-year-old cities, discover Croatia's rich history and …
  • 8 Days
  • $1,025 - $1,500 USD
Ship:
M/S Splendid
Passions:
History, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Croatia, Dubrovnik, Split, Korcula, Hvar, Bol, Omis, Mljet Island, …
Level:
Relaxed
Witness the Changing of the Guard in Athens
From Greece to the Dalmatian Coast
Sail along the Dalmatian coast from Athens to Venice on this magical 8-day cruise on board Le Lyrial. Visit Croatian destinations on your journey, including Dubrovnik, Mljet, Korcula, and Trogir. Discover Mediterranean and Adriatic wonders: a harmonious …
  • 8 Days
  • $4,480 - $12,640 USD
Ship:
Le Lyrial (CDP)
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Athens, Dubrovnik, Venice, Korcula, Mljet Island, …
Level:
Relaxed
Istanbul
Istanbul to Civitavecchia
Sail the Mediterranean and the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea on this 8-day cruise aboard Le Lyrial from Istanbul to Civitavecchia. Istanbul, which lit up Europe and the Ottoman Empire, has been much more than a capital - it is a beacon in …
  • 8 Days
  • $5,360 - $17,970 USD
Ship:
Le Lyrial (CDP)
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Santorini, Kusadasi, Istanbul, Taormina, Dikili, …
Level:
Relaxed
Traditional architecture in Greece.
Classical Greece
Discover Greece at its best on this 8-day cruise on the M/Y Callisto. Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery. Experience Athens and the Acropolis at sunset. Visit the …
  • 8 Days
  • $2,890 - $4,400 USD
Ship:
M/Y Callisto
Passions:
Snorkeling, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Monemvasia, Delos, Rethymnon, Kythira, …
Level:
Relaxed
Witness the Changing of the Guard in Athens
Aegean Odyssey
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting on the M/Y Callisto, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of the Aegean Islands and of Turkey. Each day on this 8-day voyage, discover a new …
  • 8 Days
  • $2,790 - $4,400 USD
Ship:
M/Y Callisto
Passions:
Expedition Cruises
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Greece, Turkey, Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Kusadasi, Kythnos, Tinos, …
Level:
Relaxed
1