May is a great time for visiting Mediterranean especially as it starts to warm up meaning there is plenty of opportunity to sun yourself on some of the beautiful beaches it has to offer. Not only does the Mediterranean bring you lovely beaches to relax on but there is a vast amount of culture for you to immerse yourself in too.
Many cruise lines send a lot of ships to the Mediterranean during May and visit a lot of the main cities including Barcelona. Barcelona is a very popular city for tourists due to its famous landmarks such as the Sagrada Familia and also the amazing bars and restaurants it has for you to enjoy. Plus, with the port being right in the city, there’s no time to waste on transfers or getting to where you really want to be, because you’re already there.
Another popular city to visit in the Mediterranean is Malta. With 7000 years of history, the country has a lot to offer if you get the chance to visit this port on your cruise. If you port in the capital, Valletta, be sure to disembark and visit the impressive St John’s Cathedral designed by Gerolamo Cassar between 1573 and 1578. It also worth exploring the National Museum of Archaeology housing exhibits of stone tools dating from 5200 BC.