The Best Cruise Itineraries (and When To Go)

by  Heidi Sarna | Updated on Apr 26, 2023

The best cruise itineraries offer history, culture, or natural beauty, as well as interesting embarkation ports and convenient (and affordable!) connections. Pick one of these routes — which we consider the best choices in the cruise world — and you can explore an amazing destination by ship. Just be sure to pick the right month to travel, when the weather is just right and the crowding is at a minimum. Read on for our favorite itineraries and when you should sail there. Bon voyage! 

Sunset in Manarola / iStock / ronnybas

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