Red Sea

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Red Sea Cruises aboard Emerald Azzurra 2021/22

A global 200 ecoregion, the Red Sea is an inlet of the Indian Ocean, located between Africa and Asia. Having played a crucial navigational role since ancient times, its coastline is now a popular tourist attraction where nature and archaeological monuments feature in abundance.
Home to some of the world’s warmest and saltiest seawater, the Red Sea is a remarkable body of water. Where technicolour coral reef displays draw divers from

around the world to view its thriving biodiversity, and luxury resorts line its shores.

Of course, its part to play in biblical history excites and intrigues intrepid explorers, who flock to witness its powerful, divine properties.

Sharm el-Sheikh

Located between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea, the sandy beaches and coral reefs of Sharm el-Sheikh offer so much. 
The purpose-built holiday resort entwines traditional and modern Egypt, from the elegant mosques and bustling bazaars, to the luxurious hotels resplendent with private beaches and ocean vistas.

Among the world’s most renowned diving site, explore the wrecks of Thistlegorm and the colourful corals, or take life at a much slower pace by swimming at its many bays and practice your haggling skills at the Sharm Old Market, alive with vibrant stalls and surrounded by restaurants and cafés.

Haifa

Northern Israel’s largest city and bordering Galilee, Haifa is often regarded as the country’s answer to San Francisco. 
Set on the slopes of Mount Carmel, it’s a melting pot of culture and the gateway to the holy lands of Galilee and Nazareth. Take a cable car to the summit and admire the exquisite views over the Mediterranean Sea.

Explore Haifa’s fascinating history with a walk through the luscious Bah’ai Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is a place of pilgrimage for those of Bah’ai faith. Discover the legacy of the German Colony, founded in the late-1860s, which gives a small corner of the city a distinctive European feeling.

The vibrant nature of the city makes Haifa a must-see and a captivating insight into life in Israel.
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Cruise for longer

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If you’re looking to extend your adventure, we’ve created a collection of combination cruises, consisting of two itineraries combined to complement one another. Discover the wonders of the Red Sea by combining two cruises from Limassol to Aqaba.