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Why a small cruise makes for a better holiday

A more relaxed experience for those seeking solace from the crowds.

When choosing a cruise experience, many adventure seekers are now choosing smaller ships for a more intimate experience.

Smaller ships generally have the highest space ratios per passenger. With fewer people onboard there’s less chance of feeling crowded while at sea. You’re also more likely to get to know more of your fellow travellers.

The benefit of fewer passengers also means the excursions ashore are also more relaxed as there are no massive queues to tackle to disembark while in port.

Guests onboard.

Travel company APT offers a number of options for cruising by small ship.

Experience North Africa and Europe

17 Day trip Moors to Rome: Casablanca to Rome:

Begin your 17 day holiday into Casablanca. From here, enjoy two nights in Marrakesh before returning to Casablanca to board APT’s boutique ship the MS Island Sky. Cruise overnight arriving in Gibraltar. Explore Granada, Valencia, Alghero before arriving in Elba, best known for as the island of exile for Napolean Bonaparte. Next stop, Rome where you can enjoy a guided tour or set your own pace on a self-guided walking tour. Disembark your ship in Naples before travelling to Sorrento and discovering the Amalfi Coast before concluding your tour in Rome.

Tour price from $18,895 per person twin share. Price based on 17 April 2018 departure.

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