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The 10 Most Gorgeous Ports in the World

by Donna Heiderstadt | October 28, 2016

Sailing into a stunning port can be the most exciting moment of your cruise. Whether the view is of spectacular natural setting, legendary landmarks, or iconic architecture, you'll get a unique perspective from the deck of a ship as the scenery comes into view in the morning light.

Our advice? Be sure to set an alarm the night before you arrive in one of these harbors as each of these ports are worth waking up early to see, ideally from your balcony with a room service coffee, in the comfort of your robe and slippers. Best of all, exploring the port itself feels that much more satisfying after you've let the anticipation build from your perch onboard.

With that experience in mind, here are our picks for the 10 most gorgeous ports in the world.

Donna Heiderstadt

Donna Heiderstadt is a New York-based contributor to ShermansCruise who has also written for Coastal Living and Islands.

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