Cruise Strait of Messina

Braemar cruising the open sea
Braemar cruising the open sea

The Strait of Messina is steeped in legend and is famed for its rocks and whirlpools – many of which were personified as female monsters in Greek mythology. 

An extremely busy highway of seafaring traffic, this narrow waterway is seen as being key to the economic success of Messina. The currents, whirlpools, and winds of the strait, which still hamper navigation, gave rise in ancient times to many legends about its dangers to navigators.

Cruises to Cruise Strait of Messina

Venice canals and iconic gondelas

Iconic Italy with the Venice Carnival • L2204

 Southampton
Balmoral
Tue 15 Feb 2022
26 nights
  • Tranquillity of ancient towns & opulence of iconic cities
  • Enjoy time in Venice, to catch carnival’s sights & sounds
  • In Croatia, view the spectacular Adriatic coastline
Venice gondalas with stunning sunset Venice gondalas with stunning sunset Venice gondalas with stunning sunset

Iconic Italy with the Venice Carnival • L2204SN

 Southampton
Balmoral
Tue 15 Feb 2022
28 nights
  • The tranquillity of ancient towns & opulence of iconic cities
  • Enjoy time in Venice, to catch carnival’s sights & sounds
  • In Croatia, view the spectacular Adriatic coastline
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Braemar cruising the Corinth Canal, Greece Braemar cruising the Corinth Canal, Greece Braemar cruising the Corinth Canal, Greece

Corinth Canal and Greek Islands • M22CC

 Southampton
Braemar
Fri 23 Sep 2022
25 nights
  • Sail through the narrowing cliffs of Greece’s remarkable Corinth Canal
  • Uncover the captivating sights and sites of Greek islands
  • Immerse yourself in the Mediterranean magic of stunning cities in Spain
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

Black Sea Discovery & Mediterranean Adventure • L2222

 Dover
Balmoral
Tue 27 Sep 2022
28 nights
  • Visiting five stunning cities in five different countries
  • Take the chance to visit wine valleys in Russia
  • You’ll also experience the best of the Mediterranean
Braemar cruising the corinth canal, Greece Braemar cruising the corinth canal, Greece Braemar cruising the Corinth canal, Greece

Corinth Canal & Ancient Greece • M2212

 Southampton
Braemar
Wed 20 Apr 2022
25 nights
  • Sail the extremely narrow Corinth Canal
  • Discover the archaeological site of Olympia
  • Explore the Acropolis & Parthenon in Athens
Beautiful view on Mostar city with old bridge and ancient buildings on Neretva river in Bosnia and Herzegovina Beautiful view on Mostar city with old bridge and ancient buildings on Neretva river in Bosnia and Herzegovina Beautiful view on Mostar city with old bridge and ancient buildings on Neretva river in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Discovering The Balkans • T2213

 Southampton
Bolette
Tue 14 Jun 2022
18 nights
  • Be immersed in centuries of fascinating Balkan history
  • Take a journey through the eras that shaped the region
  • See monuments and ruins from the Ottomans, Romans and more
Braemar arriving into Dubrovnik, Croatia Braemar arriving into Dubrovnik, Croatia Braemar arriving into Dubrovnik, Croatia

Exploring Iconic Sites of Croatia & Italy • M2230

 Southampton
Braemar
Sun 23 Oct 2022
27 nights
  • Discover the history & culture of Italy & Croatia
  • Explore quaint towns only accessible to smaller ships
  • Admire the Bay of Kotor’s fjord-like surroundings