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Mediterranean Cruises & Islands

Mediterranean Cruises & Islands

The name Mediterranean derives from the Latin mediterraneaus, meaning "in the middle of the land." Caught between the continents of Africa, Asia and Europe, the Mediterranean Sea is an exciting crossroads of cultures. Each island and port of a Mediterranean cruise is imbued with its own language, history, culture and singular flavor. Get a taste of them all with our wide variety of recommended books that will take you from the shores of Sicily to the Battle of Malta in the company of great writers -- from Herodotus and Homer to Henry Miller.

Follow the links below to see recommended reading for each destination.