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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. A Nice Roundtrip Cruise will take you from France, Corsica, & 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. Let us know when you're ready to start planning!

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Portugal and Spain: From the Algarve to Catalonia5%$79908RelaxedTrace the southern coast of the Iberian Peninsula along the Mediterranean and through the Strait of Gibraltar. Thrill to the juxtaposition of Moorish fortresses and gothic cathedrals. From the tranquil Algarve village of Monchique to the splendors of Barcelona, old world Valencia, and Seville experience flamenco, Picasso, and the El Torcal fossils.
Voyage to Antiquity: Exploring Sicily and Malta5%$1940015RelaxedSail to some of the world’s finest sites of antiquity, from Malta to Athens, on this 15-day voyage. Focus on the island of Sicily, visiting no fewer than five UNESCO World Heritage sites. Discover the romance of tall ship sailing while exploring this region's history and vibrant culture.
Under Sail: Greece and the Dalmatian Coast5%$1269011RelaxedSpend 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.
Sailing the Greek Isles5%$94908RelaxedSpend 8 days exploring the quintessential Cyclades Islands. Here fishing boats cast colorful reflections in azure waters, whitewashed villas cascade down lavender-scented slopes, and craggy headlands are punctuated by ancient ruins. Voyage aboard Sea Cloud to sun-drenched Santoríni, the mystical isles of Delos and Naxos, beautiful Tinos, and more.
Adriatic Odyssey (Dubrovnik)10%$23508RelaxedDiscover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you, and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you each day as you cruise on board the Panorama. Experience the natural and historical treasures of the Ionian, Croatia, Albania, and Montenegro as you sail the Adriatic Sea.
Glories of Spain & Portugal10%$22908RelaxedExperience an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the glories of Spain and Portugal in this 8-day cruise aboard the Panorama II. Visit historic and cultural locations such as the Alcazar Palace, Jerez de la Frontera, Great Siege Tunnels, and one of the most brilliant jewels of universal architecture, the Alhambra.
Jewels of the Cyclades10%$21518RelaxedEmbark the Galileo for an 8-day cruise showcasing the Aegean Islands known for their white-washed villages and ports, bright skies, and crystal seas. Enjoy visits to Santorini and Mykonos and off-the-beaten-track islands such as Paros and Folegandros.

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The Mediterranean: Endless Possibilities
The only limit to your Mediterranean cruise is your sense of wanderlust. From Spain to Turkey and everywhere in between, you will enjoy visiting ancient ruins that are seamlessly integrated into modern towns and taking a dip in the azure waters of this tranquil sea, as you sample the delicious cuisine in the likes of Italy and Greece.
Depending on your desires, a Mediterranean cruise could take you to destinations like:

Spain & PortugalBetween the quiet villages, the Gothic cathedrals, the authentic Spanish art, and more, you will experience the Iberian Peninsula like never before.
FranceBig cities, small fishing villages, and the French Riviera are just a few of the attractions you'll see as you explore France, accompanied by gourmet meals on land and aboard your comfortable yacht.
ItalyRome & Venice show off their vibrant culture and rich history. In Rome, you will see the heart of the ancient Roman Empire  and the modern day capital city all in one. Venice is the "City of Canals" and has deep roots in Renaissance art & architecture.
The BalkansIn this region, you will navigate the fabled Adriatic and the Aegean Seas to reach the southeastern corner of Europe, including Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Greece, and Turkey - each with their own distinct cultural flair. 
GreeceThe blue-green waters and terraced towns of the Greek Isles hold a fascinating place in the cultural history of the world, as home to myths and legends that have shaped modern art, architecture, and literature, as well as beautiful beaches and quiet towns.
CroatiaYou will be able to go for relaxing swims in some of the most scenic beaches of the Mediterranean, including the Elaphiti Islands, the Dalmatian Coast, and the beachfront towns of Split & Bol. 

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