10 stunning ship’s passages around the world

Cruising is the fine art of enjoying the voyage more than the arrival.

We have selected 10 of the most scenic or exciting stretches, from the glacier framed sea waters of the Antarctic to the tropical Amazon River, each of them promising incredible beauty and an intense experience. Which one is your favourite?

Corinth Canal, Greece
The Elbe River from the North Sea to Hamburg
Lemaire Channel, Antarctica
Milford Sound, New Zealand
Amazon River, Brasil
Stockholm Archipelago
Gerlache Strait
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Sir Francis Drake Channel, Virgin Islands
Norwegian Fiordland
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An architectural masterpiece from the 19th century and an exciting passage for Captain, Pilot and passengers. Connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Aegean Sea the Corinth Canal provides a shorter route to the Greek port of Piraeus instead of a 700-mile trip around the Peloponnese peninsula.