Royal Caribbean International Mediterranean Cruises

Step back in time when you visit sites like the Acropolis, Pompeii and the ruins of Ephesus with Royal Caribbean. These sites and more dot the landscape of the Mediterranean, acting as a living textbook on ancient times. Of course, the Mediterranean isn’t all about the old. Here you’ll find lively cultures filled with vibrant people making delicious foods, dancing and relaxing on inviting beaches.  It’s the best of both the modern world and the world of the past. Experience this region of the world on a Royal Caribbean cruise. 

 

Things to Do on a Mediterranean Cruise with Royal Caribbean

 

Some of Europe’s most glamorous cities combine with beautiful out-of-the-way ports in the Mediterranean. You can see major works of art, try local dishes and explore ancient ruins when you cruise to the Mediterranean with Royal Caribbean. Highlighted below are some of our favorite things to do when cruising the Mediterranean with Royal Caribbean:

 


Royal Caribbean Museum of Art in Barcelona, Spain
  • Barcelona and Picasso (Barcelona, Spain)
    Uncover two of Spain’s most renowned artists, Picasso and Gaudi, on this artistic excursion. You’ll start with a tour of the Picasso Museum. This legendary artist introduced the world to cubism and is considered one of the all-time greatest artists. Then you’ll drive around the city viewing the Sagrada Familia, a church designed by Gaudi that has been in continuous construction since 1882.
     

 


Royal Caribbean rolling hills and fields of Croatian countryside
  • Dalmatian Coastline and Wine Tasting (Dubrovnik, Croatia)
    Visit the Dalmatian Coast where you’ll see how local olive oil is made in a horse driven mill. Here you’ll sample cheese, smoked ham and wine. Then you’ll visit the salt pans in the town of Ston which is known for its oysters. Lastly, visit Ponikve to try Peljesac wines.
     

 


Royal Caribbean columns Temple of Olympian Zeus Athens Greece
  • Journey to Lindos (Rhodes, Greece)
    Drive through Rhodes to get to Lindos with its 4th century Temple of Athena Lindia. Here you’ll see lots of ruins from times gone by and enjoy spectacular views, especially if you climb to the top of the Acropolis.
     

 


Royal Caribbean Mount Vesuvius above Pompeii, Italy
  • Capri, Sorrento and Pompeii (Naples, Italy)
    Explore the narrow and picturesque streets of Capri, a seaside resort town, before heading to Sorrento. Here you’ll delight in the cuisine of Italy before your final stop in Pompeii. The ruins of this town were covered in debris from a volcanic eruption in 79 AD, preserving this town for history.
     

 


Royal Caribbean Bahai Gardens in Haifa, Israel
  • The Saffed Kabbalah Experience (Haifa, Israel)
    Learn about the rituals of Jewish mysticism called Kabbalah in Saffed where you’ll visit synagogues and meet artists who incorporate the Kabbalah into their work. You can also discover what your name means according to Kabbalah’s beliefs.
     

 


Royal Caribbean Temple of Hadrian in Ephesus, Turkey
  • Ancient Ephesus (Kusadasi, Turkey)
    The ancient city of Ephesus is like an outdoor museum showing you what ancient life was like. This is where Mary, the mother of Jesus, once lived and where Marc Anthony and Cleopatra processed through. Here you’ll see amazing structures filled with history.
     

 

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