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.
"The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
F Scott Fitzgerald
Seven Seas Navigator (12nts) - San Francisco - Vancouver - May13
Silversea Silver Explorer (23nts) - Kangerlussuaq, Greenland - Nome, Alaska - Aug 14