Top 10 Places To Visit In The Mediterranean Before You Die

Discover ten spectacular places to visit in the Mediterranean before you die.

10. Majorca, Spain

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One of the most popular Spanish islands attracts thousands of tourists. Known for the pristine beaches and active nightlife, Majorca attracts tourists from the 19th century. Through the decades famous artists like Frédéric Chopin, Agatha Christie, George Sand and Joan Miró have visited and worked here.

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9. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece

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The beach is truly iconic and the most recognizable in the world. Crystal clear water coast is surrounded with steep cliffs, that are often used by the base jumpers. The visitors get here by boat from Porto Vromi and spend a nice day in this picturesque place.

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8. Manarola, Liguria, Italy

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One of the most picturesque Italian villages is part of the popular Cinque Terre chain. Situated on the Italian Riviera, Manarola has various romantic hiking trails, including Love’s Trail, which connects Manarola with Riomaggiore.

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7. Melissani Cave, Kefalonia, Greece

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The famous cave hides a wonderful turquoise water lake. Surrounded with the forest on the outside, the rocky cave has a hole above, which lets light in. Therefore the boats, that bring visitors in, seem to be floating in the air!

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6. Menorca, Spain

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One of the Balearic Islands is really tiny, but has 120 stunning beaches! The water is crystal clear and perfect for bathing. Canoeing and kayaking are also among the popular activities. Besides the pristine beaches, there is a wide variety of birds and flowers.

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5. Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Besides being one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mediterranean, Dubrovnik is also protected by UNESCO for its historic prominence. There is a lot to do and see here: from exploring amazing architecture with a cable car, visiting exciting summer festivals, to sailing and relaxing on the beaches.

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4. French Riviera, France

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French Riviera is not only a wonderful nature retreat, but has a historical significance as well. Visitors can stay in one place or explore the whole coast. Cannes is being associated with the movie stars, Nice is a favorite holiday destination of the aristocrats since the 18th century and Saint-Tropez is a hip artists’ retreat.

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3. Sardinia, Italy

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Being the second largest island in the Mediterranean, Sardinia has a very long coast and numerous sandy beaches. The nature is versatile and provides all year round activities: horseback riding, sailing, even skiing in winter. And the cuisine is exquisite.

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2. Corsica, France

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The island’s volatile history is reflected in the dramatic landscape. A witness to various historic events, today Corsica attracts tourists for numerous reasons: a beautiful coastline, mountainous landscape, mild climate. The cuisine is splendid: a lot of fresh ingredients and local drinks will please every gourmet.

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1. Santorini, Greece

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The volcanic island must have been a holiday destination for the Ancient Greek gods. The place is truly divine. The white houses, rising up the cliffs, are authentic and define the island. Various luxurious resorts make it a perfect place to relax and enjoy the perfect weather.
Photo by Grace Santorini

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