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List of top destinations for a Mediterranean cruise. What are the most popular destinations for a Mediterranean cruise? This list ranks the best Mediterranean cruise destinations, an area rich with history, beauty and culture. The Mediterranean's enchanting Rivieras, breathtaking scenery and luxurious port stops make it a popular region for cruise vacations in southern Europe.

Where are the best destinations on a Mediterranean cruise? Some of the most popular Mediterranean cruise destinations include Greece, France and Italy. Spain, Turkey ad Egypt are also some of the top cruise destinations, and the best way to experience everything the Mediterranean has to offer is on a ship! Being on a cruise ship allows passengers to experience the natural beauty of the area with amazing views of the small seaside towns from one destination to the next.

Most cruise itineraries last between 7 and 14 days, though some last even longer. Some of the most popular cities to visit include Athens, Barcelona, Florence, and Tel Aviv. The real beauty lies in some of the lesser known sea towns and islands of the Mediterranean. Croatia, Monaco and Greece are very popular Mediterranean destinations that offer a sample of seaside life with smaller, less populated towns than the bustling, tourist-friendly towns in Italy and France. 

What are top Mediterranean cruise destinations? This list ranks the best cruise destinations of the Mediterranean.
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41 20
Santorini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Santorini Thira, Greece

2
36 21
Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Barcelona Catalonia, Spain

3
20 10
Crete is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Crete Mediterranean Sea

4
17 8
Corsica is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Corsica Southern Europe

5
19 10
Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Sp... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations

6
10 3
Argostoli is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Argostoli Cephalonia, Greece

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13 6
Lisbon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Lisbon Lisbon District, Portugal

8
15 8
Mykonos is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Mykonos Cyclades, Greece

9
16 9
Monte Carlo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Monte Carlo France, Monaco

10
10 4
Piraeus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Piraeus Piraeus, Greece

11
15 9
Cannes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Cannes Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

12
14 9
Saint-Tropez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

13
16 12
Sicily is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Sicily Southern Europe

14
12 8
Tel Aviv is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Tel Aviv Tel Aviv District, Israel

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10 6
Provence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations

16
9 5
Corfu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Corfu Ionian Islands, Greece

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14 11
Beirut is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Beirut Lebanon

18
14 11
Ibiza is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Ibiza Pityusic Islands, Spain

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8 5
Kotor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Kotor Montenegrin Littoral, Montenegro

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15 13
Nice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Nice Alpes-Maritimes, France

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13 11
Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Montenegro Europe

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11 9
Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Istanbul Marmara Region, Turkey

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12 11
Seville is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Seville Andalusia, Spain

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10 9
Amalfi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Amalfi Campania, Italy

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11 11
Malta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Malta Europe

26
9 9
Positano is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Positano Campania, Italy

27
8 8
Cinque Terre, Italy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations

28
8 8
Malaga is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations

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8 8
Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Casablanca Grand Casablanca, Morocco

30
7 7
Kos is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Kos Kos, Greece

31
7 7
Kuşadası is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Kuşadası Turkey

32
6 6
Tripoli is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Tripoli Africa

33
7 8
Genoa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Genoa Liguria, Italy

34
5 6
Avignon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Avignon Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

35
11 13
Florence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Florence Tuscany, Italy

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9 11
Naples is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Naples Campania, Italy

37
9 11
French Riviera is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
French Riviera Alps–Mediterranean Euroregion

38
9 11
Tunis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Tunis Africa

39
8 10
Split, Croatia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations

40
8 10
Civitavecchia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Civitavecchia Lazio, Italy

41
7 9
Dubrovnik is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Dubrovnik Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia

42
5 7
Livorno is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Livorno Tuscany, Italy

43
4 6
Marseilles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations

44
4 6
Palma is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Palma Kentucky, USA

45
10 13
Taormina is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Taormina Sicily, Italy

46
7 10
La Spezia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
La Spezia Liguria, Italy

47
6 9
Cairo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Cairo Middle East, Egypt, Arab world

48
6 10
Capri is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Capri Europe

49
5 9
Sardinia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Sardinia New York, USA

50
4 8
Elba is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Destinations
Elba Mediterranean Sea