The Top 3 Mediterranean Destinations
Mediterranean Europe coastline is one of the most visited destinations, especially in the summertime. It stretches from the tip of Portugal to the shores of Morocco, Lebanon, and Lybia up to Cyprus. With its ancient cities, breathtaking nature, and azure waters Mediterranean coastline are without a doubt a must-see destination. With such a diversity and so much to offer it’s hard to pick where to go. Here are three Mediterranean destinations that you should visit at least once in a lifetime.
This beautiful Spanish island is among the best ones to visit in Spain and the sixth best in the world. The island boasts with beautiful beaches and the most popular one is Playa de Muro. It’s a six kilometers long sandy beach which offers everything for everyone from restaurants and hotels up to fun watersports activities.
One of the most visited sites in Palma de Mallorca is Catedral de Mallorca. It is an impressive gothic cathedral which is among the tallest ones in the world. When you enter the cathedral you will be impressed with the light that enters through 61 stained-glass windows. Mallorca also has a stunning mountain range The Serra de Tramuntana which has the status of UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a really impressive synergy of mankind influence creating an agricultural landscape with stone buildings, terraces, and planted olive and almond trees, oranges etc.
Catedral de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca
Santorini is a beautiful volcanic island, located in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades islands. The island is a top destination in Greece and also all around the world. With its beautiful whitewashed homes with blue roofs and turquoise waters, it looks like paradise.
Take a walk along the volcano of NeaKameni, and you will discover the volcano’s crater which bursts with sulfur steam. The area also offers a great view of Santorini Caldera. Viewing the sunset in Oia village is a must when in Santorini. You will experience one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world.
Santorini’s gastronomy has a unique taste from the mixture of volcanic soil, fresh sea breeze, and the Aegean Sea sunshine. The food is based on the island’s agricultural products. Santorini salad, sausages, split peas, tomato balls and sweet melitinia (sweet cheese pastry) are just a few delicious meals you should try.
Dubrovnik is a beautiful city located in the southern part of Croatia. It is a top tourist destination in the Mediterranean. The city is a stunning seaport famous for its massive stone walls. Dubrovnik is also on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites due to its preserved monuments.
Walls of Dubrovnik are truly impressive and most visited site in the city. It’s made of the series of the massive stone walls which are surrounding the Old Town. The walls are around 2km long and they can be walked easily. View from the walls is really an amazing and the most memorable experience. Visiting the Lokrum Island is another must when in Dubrovnik. It’s only a short ferry ride from Dubrovnik Old Town. While there you can enjoy in a walk along Botanical Garden, check the ruins of Benedictine Monastery or just enjoy in sunbathing and swimming.
Needless to say, Dubrovnik is a true Pearl of Mediterranean and a perfect place to enjoy the coastal way of living. If it happens that you would like to stay longer or perhaps forever, properties in Croatia are widely affordable due to the poor economy in the country.
These three destinations are among the most visited in the Mediterranean. No matter of the time of the year, people from all around the world flock these countries. The Mediterranean is the sunniest, most richly cultured, with the best flavors and fragrances and breathtaking landscapes the best location for your vacation.