Red Sea Cruises - a voyage between the pyramids and the Orient
The cruise through the Red Sea with its multifaceted wealth of cultures, peoples and natural beauty will reward you with unforgettable moments...
The Red Sea Cruise - where it takes place and when to go
This oceanic arm, with a length of around 2240 km and a depth of up to 2604 m, lies between North East Africa and the Arabian peninsula. The Red Sea is bounded by the neighbouring states of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Eritrea, Israel, Djibouti, Jordan and the Sudan. The cruise through the Red Sea can be undertaken throughout the year, although it must be said that it can get very hot in the months of May to September. it is more pleasant in the months of October to April, when the average temperature lies between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius.
Red Sea Cruises - cities and tourist attractions
Take a Red Sea Cruise and experience the fascination of the port city of
Port Said in Egypt. It is not only diving enthusiasts who will be entrance to by the so-called Gateway to the East with its beaches from paradise. Lovers of culture will also be delighted by a visit to the pyramids of Gizeh.
The Israeli city of Ashdod will captivate you with its marvellous landscapes and 91-m-long and 71-m-wide cave of stalactites and stalagmites.
The cruise then continues down the Red Sea to the Jordanian city of Aqaba. This city is the industrial hub of the country but is principally known for its vibrant underwater world with its rich diversity of animal life.
Saudi Arabia's second-largest city, Jeddah is also a worthwhile destination on a Red Sea Cruise. For example, the Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum will take you on a journey through the fascinating history of Arabia. A stroll through the souk will charm you with its traditional flair and cheerful hurly-burly.
The city of Aden, makes Yemen a particularly interesting destination for those interested in culture. You can, for example, visit the mosque of Sayid Abdullah al-Aidrus or the cisterns of the Queen of Saba with their 17 pools.
The Red Sea Cruise - an experience of many contrasts offering both culture and relaxation
Whether you're looking for rest and recuperation on the gorgeous fine white sandy beaches, or whether it's culture that interests you, a cruise through the Red Sea will meet your needs in every possible way, making your trip into an unforgettable adventure!
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Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.
More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.
Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer ‚Äď ‚ÄúKids Sail Free‚ÄĚ. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children ‚Äď the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.