The Mediterranean is a fantastic location for a fly cruise and why not begin your holiday out of one of Europe's most historic ports with a cruise from Barcelona? Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and was founded as a Roman city before joining the Kingdom of Aragon. At 2000 years old the port is one of the oldest and most historic in Europe as well as one of the largest.
Cruises from Barcelona typically offer Mediterranean cruises. With a variety of itineraries on offer from the delights of the the French Riviera, taking in Cannes, Nice (Villefranche) and Monte Carlo to the historic cities of Rome (Civitavecchia), Florence and Pisa (from Livorno). For the beach lovers there are plenty of cruises to the beautiful Balearic Islands and Corsica. With the Adventure of the Seas and the Norwegian Jade both offering cruises from Barcelona this summer you will be spoilt for choice. If you are looking for a family cruise to the Med there is also is the Disney Magic to consider.
For 2011 two of the largest ships gracing the ocean will be based out of Barcelona. The Royal Caribbean freedom class Liberty of the Seas and the freestyle cruising of NCL's Norwegian Epic. These two magnificent ships will offer everything you need at sea in terms of great service, fantastic food and entertainment. With Celebrity Cruises also offering a more luxury option, everyone's tastes are well catered for from this delightful location.
As well as Celebrity Cruises, there are now other cruise lines offering a variety of Luxury Mediterranean Cruises.
Barcelona is a fabulous option for a cruise and stay holiday or simply a fly-cruise package from the UK. With over 2000 years of culture, the amazing Gothic architecture of the city centre to the seven beaches on offer there is more than enough to keep you entertained. Whether sun kissed afternoons by the sea, enjoying the cosmopolitan cafe culture or the world renowned night life, Barcelona is an incredible place to visit.