Can there be anything better than sitting and watching the sea from a dream place? In this article we visit some of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean, perfect places to relax and enjoy on the banks of the Mare Nostrum. Do not hesitate, add them to your list of earrings. They are one more beautiful than the other!
The most beautiful places in the Mediterranean: beauty and history
Maybe you are already organizing your next vacation, looking for a place to disconnect a little before the end of the year or are thinking about a route bordering the beautiful Mediterranean. In any case, we recommend you take a look at our list, Any of these places has much to offer you.
1. MaltaValletta, Malta - mRGB
We start with a destination to be “inside” the Mediterranean. The Republic of Malta is located between southern Italy and northern Libya. The archipelago consists of 11 islands, the most important are Comino, Gozo and Malta.
The country has three World Heritage sites: Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Megalithic Temples and the ancient city of Valletta. And, in addition, it has fantastic beaches and charming villages.
2. Menorca, SpainCala Macarella - tagstiles.com - S.Gruene
We continue our tour of the most beautiful sites in the Mediterranean on another island, but closer to the Spanish coast. The second largest of the Balearic Islands has a pleasant climate with an average temperature of 21 ° C. Ideal to enjoy at any time its spectacular coves.
On this beautiful island you can visit prominent megalithic sites. Also places as interesting as the remains of the fortress of Mount Santa Águeda; the citadel, with the cathedral-basilica, and the sanctuary of the Virgen del Monte Toro.
3. Crete, GreeceKnossos Palace - Tanjala Gica
It is the largest Greek island and until the 20th century it was called “Candía”. Here illustrious characters such as El Greco or Alejandro V of Pisa lived. It also has fabulous beaches along its thousand kilometers of coastline.
Crete is the cradle of the Minoan civilization, so you can visit many remains, among which the palace of Knossos stands out. Also it is necessary to visit, the cathedral of Chania, the Archaeological Museum and the monastery of Toplou.
4. Sidi Bou Said, TunisiaSidi Bou Said - Romain Cloff / Flickr.com
This coastal town is another of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean. Located 20 kilometers from the capital, It is a picturesque destination due to its fairs of pottery craftsmen.
The most frequent colors here are white and blue, and one of the main plans is to enjoy a coffee looking at the sea while the breeze caresses our face. Further, you can visit its three main attractions: the Baron Erlanger Palace, the Zaouia mosque and the Dar el-Annabi museum.
5. Portofino, ItalyPortofino - maudanros
This city belongs to the province of Genoa, in the Liguria region, northwest of the country. In addition to staying hours watching the Mediterranean, Here you can visit Brown Castle (16th century), the Parco Museum, the churches of San Martín and San Jorge and the oratory of Santa María Assunta.
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6. Nice, FranceNice - Kiev.Victor
If we border the entire coast from Genoa and cross the border with France, a few kilometers away we find Nice, one of the tourist centers of the so-called Costa Azul. Another of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean.
Within its heritage we can highlight the Paseo de los Ingleses (1822), the fortress of Mount Alban, Bellet Castle, Matisse Museum, Garibaldi Square and the Sainte-Réparate Cathedral.
7. Positano, ItalyPositano - ronnybas
This commune in the region of Campania, 40 kilometers from Naples It is one of the main destinations of the Amalfi Coast. It was one of the most prominent ports in the Middle Ages in Italy.
This beautiful town "hung" on the rock will leave you speechless. In addition, very close to Positano you can visit Ravello and Amalfi, other must-sees in front of the Mediterranean.
8. Corsica, FranceBonifacio - John_Walker
It is one of the French overseas territories and its capital is Ajaccio. Related to pirates and Napoleon, Corsica has incredible landscapes and beautiful beaches of fine sand and crystal clear waters.
In your stay here (we recommend a couple of days) You can get to know the city of Bastia and the Nebbio region. Other attractions are the Ile Rousse, the city of Calvi, Castagniccia, the Restonica valley, the Santa Regina scala road, the Serena and Verde coasts and the Gulf of Porto.