Without a doubt, cruising is one the best ways to enjoy a much-needed vacation. While you’re aboard the ship, all of your needs are taken care of, and the name of the game is always relaxation – and maybe having a little too much fun here and there. But, the other great benefit of cruising is the opportunity it affords you to check out a bunch of different destinations all in one trip!
That’s why it’s important to always consider the itinerary when you’re booking a cruise. As you look through it, try to figure out if you’ve already been to all of the places on it. If so, maybe you might want to look at a different cruise, as seeing more and more diverse places is definitely a joy…
In fact, as you’re checking those cruise itineraries, why don’t you consider some of the ports that we’ve pulled together on the list below. These 8 ports are ones that largely fly under the radar, but that have much and more to offer, especially as compared to the more popular an ubiquitous ports of call. What are they? Well, let’s find out!
1. Sarande (Albania)
You might not think of Albania when you’re thinking of a Mediterranean port of call, but Sarande will change all of that.
2. The Architecture
People with a love for architecture will find much and more to marvel at as they walk the streets that display a diverse array of architectural styles.
3. How to Get There
Many leading cruise lines have started offering itineraries that include Sarande, including Cunard, Holland America and Princess.
4. Little Bay (Montserrat)
Having finally recovered from a devastating volcano eruption, cruise lines have begun returning to this beautiful destination.
5. Great Excursions
One thing that makes visiting this destination so special is the incredible inland excursions one can take.