|Mediterranean Cruise Port Guide|
Mediterranean cruises are on sale in 2012: A synopsis of the most common ports of call.
This is a great year to go to Europe - prices are unbelievably low
The Mediterranean Sea has two traditional cruising regions: the Eastern and Western Mediterranean. The third region is the Baltic Sea, located between Germany/Poland to the south and Scandinavia to the north. The fourth is the Atlantic Ocean, including the British Isles and Ireland, and the west coasts of Portugal, Spain, France, Holland and the Benelux countries facing the North Sea. In the Atlantic going south, you find Madeira and the Canary Islands off the coast of Morocco.
This article discusses the Mediterranean. Northern and Atlantic Europe, and river cruises will be discussed in Part Two