Cruising is the perfect way to combine the comfort of a hotel with the adventure and tranquility of sailing on the high seas. With cruising more popular than ever and ships getting bigger and better year by year, there really is something to satisfy every taste. Here is a look into the most sought after cruise destinations in 2012.
With its stunning scenic views, a Norwegian Fjords cruise is truly one you will not forget in a hurry. A camera is a must to capture the rolling hillsides and glaciers you will witness when cruising through this unspoilt gem. You will marvel at how serene these natural wonders are as you cruise through the Nordfjord and Sognefjord, the two most spectacular areas in the dense fjord lands of Norway.
More than likely the most popular cruise destination of all time, the Caribbean delivers the perfect cruise for those seeking sun, sea and island hopping. Waking up in different countries and sampling different food and cultures daily is one of the reason the Caribbean is such a popular cruise destinations. Then combine that with amazing weather, stunning beaches and a variety of itineraries, it’s not hard to see why the region is one of the most popular cruise destinations ever.
Awe inspiring glaciers and amazing scenery all come as standard on an Alaskan cruise. Marvel at the abundant wildlife you will see from the deck of the ship, including bald eagles, Bears and even Whales surfacing for air. Amazing shore excursions are also available, such as dog sledding and wildlife tours that showcase Alaskan wildlife in all its glory.
The med is a stunning destination due to its variety of itineraries and warm climate. Hot spots for culture include Barcelona, Rome and Venice, whilst other itineraries offer the Greek islands, Italy and the south of France. There really is something for everyone in the med and it’s great for those people from the UK who aren’t keen on flying.
Cruising the Baltic’s is perfect for those who love exploring different cities. Cruises typically call at Tallinn, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Stockholm and St Petersburg, giving cruisers the chance to experience the rich culture of these amazing cities whilst also enjoying the beautiful views the Baltic sea has to offer. Cruises to this region tend to be 9 days and over which is ideal for people seeking a longer cruise experience rather than the typical 7 night itineraries on offer in most other destinations.