Guide to Cruise Ports

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Cruise Port

American Cruise Ports

Most Caribbean cruises sail from the Port of Miami and the Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale).  Seattle is the main US departure port for Alaska-bound cruises.

Canadian Cruise Ports

The Port of Vancouver is the main departure port for Alaska-bound cruise ships. Victoria BC is a popular port-of-call on the west coast.

Baltic Sea Cruise Ports

Top cruise destinations on the Baltic include Copenhagen, Helsinki, St. Petersburg (Russia), Skagen, Stockholm and Tallinn (Estonia)

Caribbean Cruise Ports

Popular Caribbean cruise ports include Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia.  Most Caribbean cruises leave from Miami or Fort Lauderdale.

Croatian Cruise Ports

Croatia is rapidly becoming one of Europe's most popular cruise ship destinations. Discover its cruise ports and its top tourist attractions.

Greek Cruise Ports

Greece has long been a top cruise destination.  The rapid transit system from Piraeus to Athens allows easy easily to the Greek capital.

Italian Cruise Ports

Rome's port of Civitavecchia is a long distance from its tourist attractions.  Plan your travel in advance to minimize costs and reach your ship on time.

Mexican Cruise Ports

Popular cruise ports on the Mexican Riviera include the ports of Cabo San Lucas, Manzanillo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta.

Netherlands Cruise Ports

Two cruise ports serve the Amsterdam Holland area.  The main one is located in the city centre.

Portuguese Cruise Ports

In addition to the Port of Lisbon, Ponta Delgada in the Azores is a popular Portuguese port-of-call.

Spanish Cruise Ports

Many Trans-Atlantic cruises include ports-of-call in the Canary Islands.  Discover Tenerife, Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) and the island of La Palma.

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