Europe Cruises

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About Europe Cruises

Planning a European cruise is a dream come true, but with so many incredible destinations to choose from, narrowing down your itinerary can be a challenge. The enchanting cities of Barcelona and Monaco, along with picturesque Italian cruise ports, await you in the Western Mediterranean. Explore the captivating wonders of the Eastern Mediterranean, including stunning locations in Italy, Croatia, Greece, and the possibility of Turkey and Israel. Discover the rich cultures of Scandinavia and Russia on a Baltic Sea voyage, or immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Norwegian Fjords. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the captivating British Isles, where historic castles in England, Scotland, and London await your visit. For sun-seekers, the Canary Islands offer a paradise like no other.

European cruises provide the perfect blend of exploration, relaxation, and cultural immersion. Experience the rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cities of Europe on state-of-the-art cruise ships that ensure comfort and luxury throughout your journey. Cruise Critic is the ultimate resource, partnering with cruise lines and travel agents to provide the best price and itinerary comparisons for your ideal European cruise. Whether you're drawn to historical landmarks, natural wonders, or charming coastal towns, Europe promises once-in-a-lifetime experiences and unforgettable memories. Set sail today and discover the wonders of Europe like never before.

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MSC Virtuosa
MSC Meraviglia Plus

4 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

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Viking Jupiter
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Adriatic & Mediterranean Sojourn

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Voyager of the Seas
Voyager of the Seas

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France, Italy & Greece Cruise

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Nieuw Statendam
Nieuw Statendam

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Islands Of Iceland & Scotland

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1,644 Reviews
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10 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

834 Reviews
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12 Night
Best Of Greece & Italy Cruise

47 Reviews
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9 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

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17 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

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9 Night
Best Of Greece Cruise

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Italy, France & Spain Cruise

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12 Night
Mediterranean - Eastern Cruise

399 Reviews
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11 Night
Mediterranean - Western Cruise

509 Reviews
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23 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

1,330 Reviews
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12 Night
Greece, Italy & Turkey Cruise

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More about Europe

What is the best time to cruise to Europe?

The most popular time to cruise to Europe is during the summer months, but the shoulder seasons of spring and fall are prime times to see the continent with fewer crowds. Cruise lines sail to Europe year-round, with special voyages to view the northern lights, visit holiday markets and other wintry wonders, but there are notably less sailings during the months of January through February.

Which cruise lines go to Europe?

The majority of oceangoing cruise lines offer itineraries in Europe, crisscrossing the countries of Northern, Eastern and Western Europe. Princess Cruises, Celebrity, Norwegian, Regent, Azamara, Silversea, Royal Caribbean, Crystal, Holland America and more cruise lines have itineraries here. Europe is also a popular destination on river cruise lines such as Viking, Avalon, Emerald, Scenic, AmaWaterways, Uniworld and more, heading to a number of rivers including the Danube, Rhine or Douro.

What are some things to do in Europe?

Europe is a wealth of cultural landmarks, museums dedicated to art and relics, scenic hiking trails, natural wonders, modern capitals of fashion and some of the best food or drink on the planet. You could do as much as you want traversing Norway, France, Italy or Croatia -- or simply stroll around and admire the architecture. See more: 15 European Ports With Amazing Architecture.

Do you need a passport to take a cruise to Europe?

Yes.

What should I pack for a cruise to Europe?

Lots of sightseeing in Europe is done on foot down cobblestone streets -- pack comfortable shoes. Consider bringing clothes for both sightseeing by day and attending the opera at night, if that’s your thing. A simple pashmina or shawl for women helps keep out the chill and covers shoulders for cathedral or mosque visits. For more tips: 10 Must-Pack Items for a European Cruise.

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