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Mediterranean Cruises
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The Mediterranean encompasses the region of land surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, which includes portions of Europe, Asia and Africa. As a superhighway of transport, trade and cultural exchange, it appeals to those searching for an enriching, historical adventure cruise. Our diverse range of hand-picked Mediterranean cruises cover the Greek Isles, Croatia, Montenegro, Italy and more iconic locations. Why choose to travel with AdventureSmith Explorations?

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Work with one Adventure Specialist to research, purchase & prepare for your Mediterranean cruise.

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A curated collection of more than 25 unique small ships, ranging from historic tall sailing ships to super yachts.

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With direct experience sailing and chartering Mediterranean cruises, we can match you with the best itinerary.

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We’re here to help you save. Take advantage of our partnerships & exclusive deals on Mediterranean sailings.

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More than Small Ship Greek Island Cruises

Our small ship Greek Island cruises hit the popular ports of Mykonos and Santorini as well as the Corinth Canal, but they also can sail you farther afield into the Aegean Sea and Turkey and north to Croatia and Italy. Explore our Mediterranean Small Ship Cruise Finder for the full selection of itineraries, but know that we can often accommodate other requests via private Mediterranean yacht charters or new, yet-to-be listed routes. Learn more with our Mediterranean Cruise Advice: How to Choose Your Cruise primer and start your small Mediterranean cruise search today.

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Luxury Mediterranean Cruise Options

AdventureSmith has close partnerships with the best small luxury cruise lines in the Mediterranean and can provide the most competitive rates on exclusive voyages. Our buying power and firsthand knowledge ensures your first-class experience. Talk to our experts today about our luxury small ship cruises in the Greek Islands, Croatia, Italy and Montenegro to find VIP cabin onboard experiences and a gorgeous selection of yachts and motorsailers.

“Our Mediterranean cruises blend the best destinations with unique harbors only accessible by small ship.”


Small Ship Mediterranean Cruises

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Subtropic Summer Cruising

The Mediterranean consists of a subtropic climate providing relatively mild winters and very warm summers, making it a perfect destination for small ship cruises. The temperature is moderated by nearby large bodies of water making for comfortable conditions throughout most of the year. The best time of year for small ship Mediterranean cruises is April through November.  

When Should You Plan Your Mediterranean Cruise?