April is much much nicer than July. July is hot; 35 to 40 or even more. April is more temperate with temperatures in the 20s. Crowds are much nicer in April, too. Late October to early November is my favorite time for Med cruise; have also done August but never again.
"Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero"
Seven Seas Explorer - Miami - Venice - Mar 2017
Silverseas Explorer - Arctic - Aug 2017
Seven Seas Voyager - Rome to Beijing - Oct 2017
Seven Seas Mariner - Lima to Buenos Aires - Jan 2018
Silverseas Explorer - Siberia - Jul 2018
Seven Seas Mariner - Australia Circumnavigation - Dec 2018