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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising Europe

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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America Cruise Ports of Call Cruising Pacific & Down Under

Port of Call Maui Hawaii

Visiting The Laid Back Port Of Lahaina Maui Lahaina is the cruise port of call for the gorgeous island of Maui, a port famous for its miles of beautiful white sand beaches. Lahaina has excellent shopping in a central area famous for its galleries. The tender landing is near to a beach with plenty of […]

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Cruise Tips Cruising

Cruise Tours Or Do It Yourself?

Weighing Port Shore Excursions Against Going It Alone A lot of people prefer the convenience of a ship sponsored tour, and there’s a lot to be said about what you get using professional guides and dedicated transportation. If you’re not a “guided tour” enthusiast we completely understand. First and foremost you can save a fair […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Cruise Port Quebec City

Old Quebec City is on a number of fall cruise itineraries. Starting in New York or Boston these cruises visit a number of New England and Canadian Maritime ports, go up the St. Lawrence Seaway, usually with fall leaves in full glory, and spend a day or two in Quebec City. The old city is […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Pacific & Down Under

Port of Call Akaroa, New Zealand

The cruise port of Akaroa, New Zealand is a popular resort area for New Zealanders being less than fifty miles from Christ Church. The area is also seeing more frequent visits by cruise ships with the growing popularity of cruising around Australia and New Zealand. The port of call Akaroa, New Zealand is located on […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising Pacific & Down Under

Port of Call Victoria, Canada

The port of Victoria, Canada is located on Vancouver Island in southwest Canada. Victoria is a popular cruise ship port of call on many Alaska itineraries partly because it’s located not far from the city of Vancouver. It is a beautiful city with a number of things to see and do and is only a […]

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America Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Port of Call Skagway, Alaska

Spend a Day in a Gold Rush Town Skagway is a popular port of call on Alaska cruise itineraries. With a population that fluctuates between 700 in winter and 2,000 in summer it is easy to see what drives the economy. While Skagway is small and a bit isolated that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising Europe

Port of Call Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca is the largest of Spains Balearic Islands and a major vacation destination for many western and northern Europeans attracted to its beautiful beaches, sunny climate and crystal clear waters. Palma is an ancient port with architecture showing the influence of both Christians and Moors in its castles, fortifications, cathedrals and in the winding streets […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising Europe

Port of Villefranche-sur-Mer

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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Cruise Ports of Call Cruising The Middle East

Israel’s Ports Of Call

Visiting The Cruise Ports Of Call In Israel There are 116 miles of Mediterranean coast in western Israel stretching from Lebanon in the north to the Gaza Strip in the south. The two major ports of call for cruise ships are Ashdod just north of Gaza and Haifa another 70 miles north. Ashdod is within […]