The Western Mediterranean has always been an ideal and popular destination for any cruise ship company. The summer season is naturally more complete with tons of companies and itineraries, even though recently the winter cruising season has been growing. Barcelona is the main departure port for the region, followed by Italian ports such as Civitavecchia, Naples, Genoa and Savona, the French port of Marseille and the Spanish ports of Valencia and Palma de Majorca. The itineraries allow you to discover, in a just a few days, different cultures and landscapes which represent the history of the Western Mediterranean. From the charm of Sicily, Naples and Rome, you can move quickly to Genoa, Marseille and Barcelona. There are beautiful islands such as the Balearic Islands and Sardinia that enrich the routes. For fleets with small ships there is the addition of small jewels such as the Aeolian Islands, Elba, Portofino, Formentera, and more. During every season of the year the Western Mediterranean offers cruises for all kinds of tastes and needs by a huge range of cruise ship companies.