Best
Mediterranean
cruise lines

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Best up-market
Mediterranean cruise lines

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Celebrity Cruises

Known for its food & service.

Cunard Line

Two-class system (physically segregated)

Hapag-Lloyd Cruise Line

Caters mainly to a German clientele

Holland America Line

Traditional decor & ambiance

Why upmarket
cruise lines are better
than mid-priced ones

Size:

- Smaller, more intimate ships

Passenger count:

- Lower

Other ways:

- Food, service & furnishings

- Cabin & public-space sizes

- Passenger affluency & education

- Crew-to-passenger levels

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Budget + sail + adventure


Civitavecchia
Piraeus
Venice
Livorno
Istanbul
Dubrovnik
Naples
Marseille
Nice
Malaga


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