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What Are The Best Beaches In Barcelona?

One of the things that sets Barcelona apart from other major European port cities is its proximity to the beach. You can literally walk to the end of its most important thoroughfare - La Ramblas - and you’ll find yourself standing on the coast. While Barceloneta is the most convenient and well-loved of Barcelona’s beaches, you don’t have to venture too far afield to find a wider selection. This opens up a wide array of activities allowing you and the family to make the most of your time in port.

The Top 7 Things To Do In Genoa

As the sixth-largest city in Italy, Genoa has plenty to offer visitors. Genoa is a gulf on the Ligurian Sea that has a port dating back to the 19th century but has been inhabited by humans for thousands of years. As one of Italy's most important ports, the city is closely tied to the Holy Roman Empire and its fleets were widely revered during the Middle Ages. Time is precious when you're on a Mediterranean cruise so you want to make sure you're getting the most out of every destination. So what are the top things to do in Genoa?