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Villefranche-sur-Mer, A Port of Call

Villefranche-sur-Mer or just Villefranche is a picturesque town on the French Riviera featured on many cruise itineraries. The town itself is between Monte Carlo and Nice with Cannes only a little farther (19 miles) away. The quant waterfront is lined with cafes and restaurants and stretches from the marina, where the tenders tie up, around […]

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Port Of Call San Juan, Puerto Rico

In the Caribbean there are a couple of cruise departure locations but the Caribbean’s busiest cruise port is San Juan Puerto Rico. This port provides a large natural harbor and perhaps the largest international airport in the region. San Juan is a big metropolitan area with beaches, resort hotels and casinos but the focus for […]

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Mediterranean Cruise Itineraries – An Introduction

Planing On A Mediterranean Cruise Summer is the major cruising season in the Mediterranean and the major cruise lines are well established in the market and offer a wide variety of itineraries. There are a number of similarities in most itineraries with the two main embarkation ports being Barcelona and the port for Rome, Civitavecchia. […]

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Sint Maarten A Caribbean Port of Call

General – This island is divided into two parts, Sint Maarten is the Dutch side while Saint Martin is the French side. It is a favorite cruise destination because the cruise port can handle numerous large cruise ships at one time. The cruise ships dock at the Dutch Sint Maarten while the French Saint Martin […]

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Barbados, A Port Of Call

One of the more popular ports of call on Southern Caribbean itineraries. Barbados is in the Lesser Antilles, the eastern most island in the Caribbean. It is an independent British Commonwealth nation, bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Caribbean Sea. Barbados is also a popular departure port […]

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The Port Of Cozumel Mexico

Port of Call The Island Of Cozumel This port of call is often referred to as Cozumel, but it is actually island on the southeast coast of Mexico and the actual port city is San Miguel de Cozumel. Located off the Yucatan peninsula it is part of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo and a […]

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Port Of Call Portland Maine

Spending a day in Portland Maine This charming city is a popular port of call for New England cruises particularly in the fall along with cruises visiting Canada’s Maritime Provinces and Old Quebec. Called Machigonne by the original Native Americans the Portland peninsula was settled by the British in 1632 as a trading port. Development […]

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Lisbon Portugal – A Port of Call

It’s easy while walking the streets of Lisbon to think you have somehow slipped back in time. The port of call of Lisbon really seems to live in the past. Quant cobblestoned streets lead to plazas bordered by palaces, churches and castles. Attractive small cafes and restaurants abound and shops and galleries invite at every […]

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Port of Call San Francisco

Visiting San Francisco Bay If you’re coming to San Francisco to catch a cruise or visiting as a cruise port of call, San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf is a great starting point. While the wharf is an exciting area there are also a number of adventures and excursions that depart from here. Catch a famous 100 […]

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Visiting Three Museums In Piraeus, Greece

Devote A Little Time To These Great Piraeus Museums Piraeus is a popular cruise departure port in the Eastern Mediterranean but while cruisers look forward to visiting fascinating ports on their cruise, they should allocate some time to this amazing port city. Piraeus was the harbor for one of the ancient worlds greatest cities and […]