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Travel The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines  

Island Hopper Dan
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The best Mediterranean cruise lines carry thousands of passengers to some of the most stunning and historic destinations in the world. If you're planning a cruising vacation to either the Eastern or Western Mediterranean, know that this list includes some of the biggest and most recognizable cruise lines for your travel needs. Be sure to vote for your favorites, and add any cruise lines that might be missing.

The best cruise lines in the world almost always offer cruises to the Mediterranean, whether it's visits to Italy, France, Spain, Turkey or even Egypt. Destinations include some of the most magical cities in the world: Rome, Naples, Florence, Barcelona, Athens and Monte Carlo.

If you're looking for a luxury cruise line to take you to exciting Mediterranean destinations, this list includes several. Some excellent Mediterranean cruise lines offer cabanas with private sea views, top notch dining and of course, first-rate shore excursions. Many of these excursions are tours given by experienced tour guides in the area, too.

Some of the Mediterranean cruise lines listed here offer lengthy cruises to a variety of different, wonderful locations, though many also offer the more traditional 7-10 day cruises for those who can't take a month off from work to journey throughout the world.

Taking a Mediterranean cruise offers travelers a unique and exciting experience, and it's a great way to get an overview of several regions. Cruises to Italy might include stops in Rome, Florence and France, for example. Eastern Mediterranean cruise lines include some stops in Istanbul, the Greek Isles and Athens, too.

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Crystal Cruises is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Paul Gauguin Cruises is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Norwegian Cruise Line is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines
Norwegian Cruise Line Transportation

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CDF Croisières de France is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Holland America Line is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Royal Caribbean International is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines
Royal Caribbean International Tourism, Hospitality, Water Transportation

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Princess Cruises is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Viking Line is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Seabourn Cruise Line is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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SeaDream Yacht Club is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines
SeaDream Yacht Club

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Oceania Cruises is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Celebrity Cruises is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Disney Cruise Line is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines
Disney Cruise Line Hospitality

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Carnival Cruise Lines is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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P&O Cruises is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Azamara Journey Inc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Cunard Line is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Silversea Cruises is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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AIDA Cruises is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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Costa Crociere is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines

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MSC Cruises is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mediterranean Cruise Lines