Mediterranean Tours & Cruises

Greece Santorini Island Oia Village At Sunset

On one of our Mediterranean trips, you might find yourself strolling along the sun-kissed shores of Italy's Amalfi Coast, sunning yourself on the French Riviera, cruising the cerulean waters of Greece, strolling the ancient streets of Croatia, visiting Egypt's "second city," Alexandria, or enjoying a drink at the famous Rick's Café in Casablanca, Morocco. There's much to discover on any of our 7-26 day Mediterranean tours.

The Best Mediterranean Tours

10 Day Greek tour of Mykonos & Santorini
From $4,950 $4,208
Save Up To $743

 

15 Day Italy & Sicily Tour from Palermo
From $4,995 $4,246
Save Up To $754

 

2 Week Europe Tour from Madrid to Rome
From $4,525 $3,846
Save Up To $683

 

10 Day Italy Tour of Rome, Sorrento, Capri
From $3,675 $3,124
Save Up To $551

 

Two Week Tour to Austria, Slovenia & Croatia
From $5,055 $4,044
Save Up To $1,139

 

10 Day Italy & Greece Tour of Rome & Venice
From $4,250

 

11 Day Croatia & Slovenia Tour from Zagreb
From $3,575 $3,218
Save Up To $420

 

9 Day Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise
From $3,575 $3,095
Save Up To $603

 

8 Day Greece Tour of Athens, Olympia, Delphi
From $2,125
Save Up To $839

 

9 Day Sicily Tour
From $2,275
Save Up To $419

 

14 Day Turkey Tour of Istanbul, Gallipoli
From $3,150 $2,835
Save Up To $395

 

12 Day Ancient Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise
From $4,375 $3,772
Save Up To $711

 

11 Day Greece Tour of Athens, Olympia
From $4,775 $4,059
Save Up To $979

 

9 Day Island Cruise from Split to Dubrovnik
From $4,279

 

Two Week Tour to Zagreb, Hvar & Dubrovnik
From $5,075 $4,314
Save Up To $1,235

 

Two Week Tour to Rome, Alberobello & Sicily
From $5,894 $4,715
Save Up To $1,179

 

7 Day Greece Tour to Athens, Olympia & Kalambaka
From $2,994

 

One Week Jordan Tour to Amman & Petra
From $2,778
Save Up To $308

 

12 Day Tour of Egypt to Cairo with a Nile Cruise
From $5,084 $4,374
Save Up To $844

 

15 Day Turkey Tour to Istanbul & Antalya
From $3,950 $3,358
Save Up To $619

 

9 Day Tour to Cairo & Giza with a Nile Cruise
From $3,895 $3,367
Save Up To $660

 

11 Day Turkey Tour to Istanbul & Cappadocia
From $2,675
Save Up To $521

 

9 Day Croatia Cruise from Dubrovnik to Split
From $3,765

 

2 Week Tour & Island Cruise of Croatia
From $10,613

 

12 Day Greece Tour with Greek Island Cruise
From $4,433 $3,790
Save Up To $839

 

9 Day Greece Tour from Athens with One-Day Cruise
From $2,425
Save Up To $839

 

11 Day Greece Tour of Athens, Olympia
From $4,775 $4,059
Save Up To $979

 

14 Day Greece Tour of Athens, Olympia & Santorini
From $6,795 $5,816
Save Up To $979

 

10 Day Italy & Greece Tour of Rome & Venice
From $4,250

 

Two Week Tour to Rome, Alberobello & Sicily
From $6,549 $5,567
Save Up To $1,179

 

14-Day Italy/Greece Tour with Greek Island Cruise
From $6,144

 

17 Day Greece Tour with Greek Island Cruise
From $5,743 $4,932
Save Up To $839

 

9 Day Greece Tour from Athens with One-Day Cruise
From $2,425
Save Up To $839

 

Two Week Tour to Austria, Slovenia & Croatia
From $5,693 $4,554
Save Up To $1,139

 

7 Day Sicily Tour to Taormina Riviera & Palermo
From $3,134 $2,664
Save Up To $834

 

7 Day Greece Tour to Athens, Olympia & Kalambaka
From $2,994

 

Top Places to Visit in the Mediterranean

Mediterranean travel promises an unforgettable adventure. The Mediterranean region is a captivating tapestry of diverse landscapes, cultures, and historical wonders that draw travelers worldwide. From the sun-drenched beaches of Southern European coastal cities to the enchanting coastal towns of Italy's Amalfi Coast, the Mediterranean offers an array of experiences for every traveler's desires. This sun-soaked paradise stretches across Southern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, encompassing gorgeous destinations awaiting exploration. The Mediterranean region is diverse and culturally rich, encompassing numerous regions and subregions. Some of the notable regions in the Mediterranean include:

Southern Europe Mediterranean Travel

This region includes countries such as GreeceItaly, Spain, and France, all with extensive Mediterranean coastlines. The Southern European Mediterranean is known for its historic cities, picturesque coastal towns, and beautiful beaches. Spain's Barcelona offers travelers sunny days surrounded by the surreal works of Antoni Gaudi. Follow the footsteps of the rich and famous and spend time along the coastline of the French Rivera, touring through posh cities like Nice, Cannes, and maybe even St. Tropez. Step back in time and visit the famous walled town of Dubrovnik in Croatia; its red rooves a bright contrast to the clear aquamarine waters below. Cruise the islands of Greece, aiming for the perfect photo of the whitewashed buildings of Santorini surrounding crystalline waters. If you're looking for a great Europe tour, you can't miss out on visiting the southern countries that border the Mediterranean Sea.

Greece Santorini White House Pink Flowers On Rooftops

Greece

With its numerous islands and mainland coastal areas, Greece is a quintessential Mediterranean destination known for its historic sites and stunning landscapes. Greece is often included in both the Eastern and Southern Mediterranean regions, as it has both eastern and southern coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea. Visit the iconic Acropolis in Athens, relax on the beaches of the Greek Islands, and savor delicious Mediterranean cuisine.

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Croatia Hvar Island Old Town Harbor

Croatia

Croatia's stunning Dalmatian Coast along the Adriatic Sea offers a mix of historic cities and beautiful natural landscapes. You'll find picturesque islands, stunning national parks like Plitvice Lakes, and crystal-clear waters for swimming. The coastline is also dotted with idyllic beaches, coves, and rugged cliffs and is home to historic cities like Dubrovnik, Split, and Zadar. Dubrovnik, often called the "Pearl of the Adriatic," boasts well-preserved medieval walls and a charming Old Town. Split is famous for the Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, while Zadar impresses with its Roman and Venetian architecture.

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Italy Positano Amalfi Coast Hillside Houses

Italy

Italy's extensive coastline along the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world's most iconic and captivating destinations. Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is renowned for its rich history, archaeological wonders, and stunning landscapes. Another leading Mediterranean destination in Italy is the Amalfi Coast, on Italy's southern Tyrrhenian coast. It is a postcard-perfect region known for its dramatic cliffs, colorful coastal villages like Positano and Amalfi, and breathtaking views of the sea. Visitors enjoy rides along the winding Amalfi Drive, relaxing on pebble beaches, and indulging in local lemon-infused delicacies.

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Monaco Monte Carlo Cassino

France and Monaco

The French Riviera, or Côte d'Azur, is a world-famous Mediterranean region in southeastern France, renowned for its glamorous cities and picturesque coastal towns. The area's mild climate, beautiful landscapes, and vibrant atmosphere make it a magnet for travelers seeking luxury and cultural richness in a Mediterranean setting. The French Riviera is home to iconic cities like Nice, Cannes, and Monaco, each offering a unique blend of luxury, culture, and history.

Monaco, a tiny independent city-state, is synonymous with opulence and features famous attractions like the Casino de Monte-Carlo. 

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Spain Barcelona Cityscape With Pink Sky

Spain

Spain boasts a Mediterranean coastline along its eastern and southeastern regions, including the popular Costa del Sol or "Coast of the Sun." It is famous for its beautiful beaches, sunny climate, and many coastal towns and cities. Visitors to the Costa del Sol can enjoy a mix of relaxation and culture, exploring historic sites, savoring fresh seafood, and basking in the Mediterranean sunshine. 
The northeastern region of Catalonia also boasts a Mediterranean coastline, where the vibrant city of Barcelona is a major draw. Barcelona offers a blend of historic architecture, modern art, and a lively atmosphere along its seaside promenades.

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Eastern Mediterranean & Egypt

The Eastern Mediterranean refers to the region in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea and includes areas of Greece, Turkey, Egypt, and the Middle East. These Eastern Mediterranean states share historical, cultural, and geographical ties due to their proximity to the Mediterranean Sea. They offer a rich tapestry of history, culture, and landscapes for travelers to explore.

Turkey Istanbul Hagia Sophia Bosphorus (1)

Turkey

Turkey is a significant Eastern Mediterranean country with extensive coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea, particularly along its southern and southwestern regions. Discover the Turkish Riviera and the vibrant coastal cities of Antalya and Marmaris while taking in the breathtaking landscapes of the Turquoise Coast. Dive into the enchanting world of the Mediterranean with its captivating mix of history and beauty.

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Egypt Luxor Karnak Temple Complex (2)

Egypt

While Egypt primarily borders the Mediterranean along its northern coast (which is often considered part of the North Mediterranean), the eastern portion of this coastline can be included in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Egypt is known for its ancient wonders, including the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the historic temples that line the Nile River. Cruise down the Nile River, see temple hieroglyphics and marvel at the Step Pyramid of Doser, the Great Pyramids of Giza, and the Great Sphinx, the world’s oldest sculpture. Follow in the footsteps of the pharaohs to explore the Valley of the Kings, where King Tutankhamun was found buried in gold.

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Israel Jordan Dead Sea Scrolls

Why You Should Take a Mediterranean Vacation

Indulge your wanderlust with a Mediterranean vacation, where sun-kissed shores, rich cultural heritage, and delectable cuisine converge to create an unparalleled travel experience. Immerse yourself in the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea, basking in the warm embrace of the sun on idyllic beaches. From the historic streets of Palermo to the charming coastal villages of Santorini, our Mediterranean vacation packages offer a seamless blend of relaxation and cultural exploration.

Unlock a world of breathtaking landscapes and captivating history as you traverse ancient ruins and UNESCO World Heritage sites. Savor the mouthwatering flavors of Mediterranean cuisine, from fresh seafood in Barcelona to the aromatic herbs of Italian dishes on the Amalfi Coast. Whether you seek rejuvenation on the tranquil beaches of the French Riviera or crave the vibrant nightlife of Monaco, a Mediterranean vacation promises a tapestry of experiences. Elevate your travel escapades and make memories that last a lifetime in this enchanting region that seamlessly weaves together the past and present. Book your Mediterranean getaway now for an unforgettable fusion of sun, sea, and serenity.

Can't decide which cities and places you want to visit on one of our Mediterranean tours? Make it simple and book Mediterranean Highlights, a two-week Europe tour from Madrid to Rome, which visits Madrid, Zaragoza, Barcelona, Arles, Pont du Gard, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Monaco City, Nice, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Florence, Rome, and Vatican City - to get a good taste of some Southern Mediterranean destinations.

Frequently Asked Questions About Mediterranean Travel

The Mediterranean region for travel purposes typically includes Southern European countries like Spain, Italy, Greece, France, and Croatia, as well as Eastern Mediterranean countries such as Turkey and Egypt.

The best time to visit the Mediterranean varies by location, but generally, the spring (April to June) and early fall (September to October) offer pleasant weather, fewer crowds, and lower prices.

Must-visit destinations include the Amalfi Coast and Sicily in Italy, the French Riviera, the Greek Islands, the Turkish Riviera, Egypt's historic sites, and the charming towns of the Dalmatian coast in Croatia.

The Mediterranean is generally a safe region for travelers, but it's essential to stay informed about local conditions, follow all travel advisories, and take common-sense safety precautions.

Fresh ingredients, seafood, and local flavors characterize Mediterranean cuisine. Vegetarians and vegans can find an array of plant-based options, from hearty salads to dishes like falafel and pasta.

The Mediterranean offers a blend of rich history, diverse cultures, and stunning landscapes in a relatively compact area. Travelers can immerse themselves in ancient history, enjoy varied cuisine, and explore both bustling cities and tranquil coastal towns, all within close proximity.

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