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2022 Mediterranean Cruises to Greece, Italy and Spain with NCL

Do you dream about walking through the picturesque, winding streets of Santorini, Greece? Perhaps, you want to make a wish at the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy or walk the red carpet in Cannes, France. Maybe the thought of seeing La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain sparks your excitement. What if you didn't have to choose just one? Thanks to Norwegian Cruise Line, you can sample the sights, sounds, and flavors of several countries and cultures in one amazing 2022 Mediterranean cruise vacation. Planning your trip of a lifetime is so much easier when you let Norwegian do the work for you.

Simply choose the Mediterranean cruise itinerary of your dreams and you're set! Norwegian even offers a wide selection of shore excursions in each port. So, what are you waiting for?

Ready to start planning? Explore all 2022 Mediterranean cruises.

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Enjoy a host of spectacular landscapes on your Mediterranean cruise.

Mediterranean Cruise Highlights

Norwegian designs every Mediterranean cruise with you in mind. The idea is that you get to visit as many ports as possible in this region on one incredible cruise vacation. In fact, you can discover all kinds of gems in as little as seven to 10 days on several of Norwegian's Mediterranean cruise itineraries. Thanks to limited days at sea, if any at all, you get to hit up a different port of call each day of your cruise vacation.

In addition to visiting iconic landmarks and sampling traditional foods, enjoy a host of spectacular activities while onboard your Norwegian cruise ship. From specialty dining experiences to live nightly entertainment and spa packages, find everything you need to make memories that last a lifetime.

Cruises to Greece

Picture yourself climbing the steps to the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, the oldest city in Europe. Whether you want to sunbathe on the beach in Mykonos, stroll through the picturesque streets of Corfu, or order the calamari at a charming seaside café in Santorini, Greece, you'll find it all and more on your Norwegian Mediterranean cruise to Greece. Other exciting ports of call in Greece include Rhodes, Volos, Iraklion (Crete), and Patmos.

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Experience iconic architecture in Mykonos.

Italy Cruises

Your all-inclusive Italian cruise vacation gives you the chance to experience Italy's rich history, delectable cuisine, amazing art, and incredible architecture. Take a gondola ride in Venice; walk in the footsteps of gladiators at the iconic Colosseum in Rome, or get your taste-buds tingling with a savory slice of pizza in Naples. 

Other great things to do on your Mediterranean cruise through Italy include shopping at local markets, visiting the Pompeii ruins, sipping fine wines under the Tuscan sun, snapping a selfie at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and taking the ferry from La Spezia to the scenic towns of Cinque Terre. Did we mention you even get a chance to explore the largest Mediterranean island on certain Italian cruise itineraries? Discover the hidden gems of Palermo and Messina, Sicily, including magnificent fountains, cathedrals, sidewalk cafes, and outdoor markets. 

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Steal away in Venice for a classic Italian café experience.

Cruises to Spain

Find something for everyone on a Mediterranean cruise to Spain! In fact, Spain offers so many historical sites, monuments, and culturally rich activities, you'll have no problem filling each day with fun things to do. Start your cruise vacation in the bustling, vibrant city of Barcelona. Here, you'll see some of the most stunning Gothic-style architecture in all of Europe. Watch the street performers as you stroll along Las Rambla or stop to smell the flowers at Gaudi's famed Parc Güell.  

Barcelona is just one of many vibrant ports you can visit on Norwegian's 2022 Mediterranean cruises. Visit an ancient fortress in Malaga. Take a leisurely drive across Spain's gorgeous Costa del Sol to Gibraltar. Explore the awe-inspiring Roman Theatre or walk along the picturesque Paseo Alfonso XII in Cartagena. Discover the archeological site of La Alcudia or the San Nicolas Cathedral in Alicante. The choice is yours! 

Other Mediterranean Cruise Destinations

Want more? You got it! In addition to Italy, Greece, and Spain, Norwegian's 2022 Mediterranean cruises feature a range of diverse ports of call, including:

  • Cannes, Provence, and Bordeaux, France
  • Lisbon and Oporto, Portugal
  • Abu Dhabi and Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
  • Dubrovnik and Split, Croatia
  • Istanbul and Kusadasi, Turkey
  • Kotor, Montenegro
  • Haifa and Ashdod, Israel
  • Valletta, Malta

These are just a few of the dynamic ports waiting for you to discover on your Mediterranean cruise. What's more, Norwegian's Mediterranean cruises depart from seven convenient locations across Europe, including Venice and Rome in Italy; Copenhagen, Denmark; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; London (Southampton), England; Barcelona, and Athens. Choose the perfect place to begin your vacation and gain access to loads of historic sites, natural wonders, and breathtaking villages before you even embark on your cruise. 

By the way, now is a great time to get a cruise deal on a 2022 Mediterranean cruise with Norwegian. So if you're dreaming about eating pasta in Italy, dancing the Flamenco in Spain, or walking through ancient ruins in Greece, it's time to make your dreams come true. Sign up for emails to stay up to date on all the latest cruise news, itineraries, ships, and offers.