Europe’s Top Cruise Destinations

Kotor & The Bay of Kotor, Montenegro  (Credit has always been a popular cruise destination. Hundreds of great-looking cities are more than likely to leave you breathless and in awe. Although some destinations require hours, maybe even days on the sea, they are well worth it.

There are many things that you can do to spend time while traveling point A to point B. Cruise ships host many parties and you have internet access if you are feeling like spending some private time. While on the net, you can do many things.

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Now, without any further ado, let’s check out some of the top cruise destinations in Europe for the year 2019. This is our top 5 list, but we included some honorable mentions as well.

Monaco - Monte Carlo (Aerial view courtesy Société d'Exploitation des Ports de Monaco)
Famous for its luxurious lifestyle and casinos, Monte-Carlo has always been a popular tourist destination. This is an administrative area of the principality of Monaco. Monte-Carlo is always the number one vacation destination for rich people. One interesting statistic showed that 1 out of every 3 people living in the principality of Monaco is a well-established millionaire.

The golden sandy beaches and great weather is what attracts millions of tourists in Nice every year. The city is the capital of the Côte d’Azur. Some archeological digs above the Nice port found that cave-dwellers have settled in the area more than 30,000 years ago. Nice is the second-largest French city on the Mediterranean coast and it is located close to Monaco. The official nickname of Nice is Nice la Belle, which means Nice the Beautiful.

Greece is not just one of the most popular destinations in Europe, but in the world, generally. The beautiful islands, great food, history and heritage, and sunny weather is what attracts many people from around the globe. The beautiful white landscape of Santorini makes it the perfect cruise destination and the third pick on our list.

Madeira was crowned the best island destination in Europe. This is a Portuguese archipelago, located close to the African shores. Most of the people are familiar with the name because this is Cristiano Ronaldo’s birthplace. Nevertheless, this small place offers breathtaking views, and an excellent climate – a perfect way to recharge your batteries.

MS Swallow out of Dubrovnik (Emerald Waterways - Lewis Quigley - ST & EW Trade Team)
Located in Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, Zadar is one of the most beautiful cities in the Balkan peninsula. Because of the rich heritage, Zadar is Croatia’s top destination, alongside Dubrovnik. The city has many UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the beautiful Roman-like architecture is responsible for the thousands of tourists that come to visit each year.

Some other destinations that are definitely worth a mention are Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Athens, Kotor, Rome, Lisbon, and Valletta. All of these destinations are definitely worth a visit and they rank high on everyone’s bucket list.