There’s nothing quite like the Mediterranean Sea for a getaway. And with so many cities to visit, a cruise is one way to get to see them all at once. That way you can get the best of the Med’s varied culture, history, architecture, food and drink in a single trip.

If you’re after suggestions of where to go, and which ports to visit, try the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports get a taste of what’s on the menu. It’s got plenty of information about where you could stop on your journey. Here are a few companies that offer cruises, if you’re short of ideas:

We do have one piece of advice, though: don’t forget to take your Riudavets albarcas with you. As they’re both a cool and comfortable pair of sandals to take on your journey.