Mediterranean Cruise Holidays

Hidden beaches lapped by glimmering blue waters. Rocky mountainsides dotted with whitewashed houses. Cobbled towns housing centuries-old stories. Street-side cafés and hole-in-the-wall eateries offering flavours you’ll never forget. This is the Med. A timeless destination you could visit again and again and again.


With beauty waiting at every stop, there’s plenty to explore. Famed for its art, architecture, cultures, cuisines, beaches and more – the Med is a holiday full of rich experiences. 

Mediterranean cruise holidays

Leave the lounger behind and treat the family to a world of eye-opening culture, mouth-watering cuisine and hair-raising adventure with our 7 night and 10 night Mediterranean cruise holidays.

Take a look at some example ports

There's a vast range of places you can go to with P&O Cruises.

Alicante, Spain

Built around a natural harbour, the main city and cruise port on Spain's Costa Blanca, Alicante, is also a top beach resort in its own right.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Monte Carlo is famous for the four 'G's': the Grimaldi monarchy as well as its Grand Prix, Glamour and Gambling.

Katakolon, Greece

The small Greek port of Katakolon was developed in the 19th century to serve the thriving local trade in currants. Today it is your starting block for Olympia - birthplace of the Olympic Games.

Venice, Italy

Everything you want to see is so easily accessible whether the ship docks just down from St Marks Square or further up the Grand Canal at the main Venice cruise terminal complex.

Malaga, Spain

A gateway to so many Andalucian attractions and Costa del Sol resorts, Spanish cruise port Malaga stands out in its own right as a vibrant destination with its own unique character.

Cartagena - Spain, Spain

An ancient city with a name to match - it was founded more than 2,200 years ago by Carthaginian leader Hasdrubal - Cartagena is now one of Spains busiest commercial centres.

Shore excursions – things you can experience on your Mediterranean cruise holiday

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