In association with: Virgin Voyages
Set sail the Virgin way
The Mediterranean is the place to be in 2022, and a cruise with Virgin Voyages will allow your Sailors to see the region as they’ve never seen it before.
Virgin Voyages’ two new ships, Valiant Lady and Resilient Lady, will be taking to the waves in 2022, making stops at some of the most diverse and vibrant cities, coastal towns and islands of the Mediterranean.
With a range of itineraries to choose from, Sailors can discover the best of the Canaries in the west or the Greek islands in the east. Virgin Voyages also incorporates longer stays in port, including overnight, allowing Sailors even more time to explore these exciting destinations.
Virgin Voyages also incorporates longer stays in port, including overnight
The ships are adult by design, with a ‘relaxed luxe’ atmosphere, more than 20 eateries and new entertainment experiences. More than $600 in extras is also included with every sailing.
And what better way to encourage clients to book now than with some generous discounts? Sailors can benefit from a 5%-10% discount from the voyage fare if they book at least 121 days before the sailing. And they can benefit from a further 10% discount if they pay in full at least 180 days before departure. Terms and conditions apply.
Five of the best Mediterranean itineraries for 2022
Sailing the Med means stopping at some of the most incredible cities, coastal towns and islands across Europe. Whether they want to roam the streets of Catania in Sicily or dance the night away in Ibiza, the Med awaits.
Greek Island Glow (8 days)
Setting sail from Athens, this itinerary takes in Greek island hotspots including Santorini, Rhodes and Crete. There’s also an overnight stay in Mykonos, providing extra time to make the most of this glamorous island.
Spanish Obsession (8 days)
Barcelona marks the start and end of this eight-night cruise. Malaga and Ibiza are both overnight stops, while there are full days to explore Majorca and Gibraltar.
The Irresistible Med (8 days)
Sailors can get a real taste of the Mediterranean on this cruise, which makes stops in France, Italy, Corsica and Sardinia before an overnight stay in Ibiza. The ship will then return to Barcelona.
Late nights in Portugal & Spain (13 days)
This one-way itinerary from Portsmouth to Barcelona features longer stops, including overnight stays in Portuguese capital Lisbon and Malaga in Spain, while a late-night stay in Majorca allows Sailors to see more of the largest Balearic island.
Coast the Canary Islands, Spain & Portugal (12 days)
Sailing from Portsmouth, this itinerary takes in mainland Portugal, Spain and Madeira, before heading to Tenerife – where it docks from morning until midnight – and Gran Canaria.
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