If you are planning to go on a cruise holiday this year you may wonder where you should start searching. After all, there are numerous destinations that you could potentially head to. How can you choose the best destination or cruise so you have the chance to see all those amazing sights? One of the great things about cruises is that if you opt to go on a cruise every year there’s a real potential for you to see almost every country in the world.
If you have never been on a cruise before you may want to think about heading out to Europe. Europe is vibrant, it’s full of culture and is home to some amazing cities and people.
Let’s take a look at some of the best cruises in Europe so you can take your pick and head off on a cruise that will take you to some of your chosen destinations.
France may well be on our doorstep but it’s well worth exploring. Why not opt for a cruise holiday that will take you to the capital of France for a few days? You can have the chance to stroll around Paris, experiencing what the city is like while you dine on some wonderful local dishes.
You may also want to opt for a cruise that will take you to Normandy where you will have the chance to visit the Palace of Versailles and Monet’s Garden. Don’t forget to see if your chosen cruise will take you to Lyon, France’s culinary centre or Châteauneuf-du-Pape, for a spot of wine tasting.
Italy is a country that’s full to the brim of history, art, music and some very tempting dishes. If you can find a last minute cruise deal to this country, snap it up! Why not head to Naples or Genoa, and enjoy sailing around the country that is remarkably shaped like a foot. If you would like to head to some of the smaller ports, you may wish to look for a cruise that will take you to the Aeolian island of Lipari and its history that goes back to 5,000 BC.
You may also want to opt for a cruise that will take you to Rome so you can see all that it has to offer. Marvel at the amazing architecture, see some incredible works of art and, of course, the Colosseum.
Spain is another European country that is steeped in history, character and some amazing archaeological sites. Head to Cartagena for those awe-inspiring archaeological finds or Valencia for its arts and sciences. Don’t forget to head to Barcelona if you can and see La Sagrada, Gaudi’s Casa Vicens or La Casa Batlló. Each of these destinations will let you delve deeply into Spain’s history while you explore magnificent works of art and the country’s intriguing culture.
There are many cruises that will take you around Europe, but cruises to France, Italy and Spain perhaps offer some of the best experiences.