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Hop on board | Summer cruises

On a cruise you can visit so many places in a short amount of time and besides, looking from afar reveals amazing places and details that are far from the eyes of the passersby.

Cruising with Mickey and the gang

In recent years you no longer need to go to Orlando or Paris to see first hand the world created by Walt Disney. These cruises allow tourists to take a trip with all the luxuries and attractions of the famous factory of entertainment. Onboard activities, shore excursions and a trip on the private island of Cay Naufragd are some elements designed for the enjoyment of children and adults. Also, they offer their guests a Broadway style performance of Disney musicals, newly released movies and parties in the outdoor decks are some of the activities that the passengers enjoy.

The most striking feature of these floating cities is the design of its interior, adorned with fantastic elements like statues of characters like Mickey Mouse and the Little Mermaid.

When to go: May to September

Pirates of the Carribean deck party

Pirates of the Carribean deck party

Capitals of Northern Europe cruise

An exciting and unforgettable trip is what you can live up to one of the cruises that take you to know the springs bordering the Baltic. Always full of shops and cafes and the most beautiful port cities, castles and churches,red roof houses and imposing fortresses of medieval features. But undoubtedly, the port will be the most impressive is the one of Helsinki, wherein some awesome icebreakers dock during the summer months, which allow the Finns not to stay blocked by sea in the coldest period.

When to go: May to September

Port of Helsinki

Port of Helsinki

Cruises to Alaska

Want to see a humpback whale or wolf pups frolicking in the snow? This is part of what you can do while on cruises that travel to Alaska. Because now, thanks to these floating cities, Alaska is more accessible. Mountains, rivers flowing through idyllic landscapes and welcoming people and places to taste the delicious fish dishes are just some of the attractions that  this land gives you. Do not forget that it will also bring you closer to the native population, the Inuit, with their typical traditions and customs, the Denali National Park, where the highest mountain in the country rises, Mount Mckinley (6096 meters), and Juneau, the city of gold, as it is known since its first state gold vein was found.

When to go: May to September

Alaska Cruise Liner

Alaska Cruise Liner

Cruise under the Mediterranean sun

A Mediterranean cruise in company of family or friends is itself a perfect holiday destination. It gets even better if you decide to take a trip around the Mediterranean aboard these floating cities; in just a few days passengers ply the Mediterranean, with stops in unforgettable surroundings without moving any luggage. You can choose from cruise ships passing through the historic city of Athens and the Greek Islands, Alexandria the birthplace of Cleopatra, the mosques and bazaars of Istanbul, the Eternal City or the French Riviera.

When to go: All year

Mediterranean Cruise

Mediterranean Cruise

Cruises photos by: Steve, Antii, Linda Lantz, jamietr

For more on cruises check: Disney Cruises: The Beginners Guide, Enjoy a deluxe holidays with the Iberocruises

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