The spindly, 50-mile-long Datça peninsula in Turkey’s Muğla province is a dagger of pure green at the meeting point of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, and is as unsullied as south-west Turkey gets. The ancient Greeks believed Datça to have been created personally by Zeus, so gorgeous are its rocky outcrops and aquamarine waters.
On the eastermost edge of Greece, one will have the opportunity to explore the colourful island of Kastelorizo which is the tiny outpost of Greece
A place with intense spiritual character, Patmos in Greece is mostly famous as the island of Apocalypse.
Göcek (named ‘Kalimche’ in ancient times) was conveniently located between Telmessos (today Fethiye) and Kaunos (today Dalyan).Göcek would have remained a sleepy Anatolian town if a group of artists and poets (led by Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu and some fisherman from Bodrum) had not decided to cruise along the Turkish Turquoise Coast, in what was later called the ‘Blue Voyage’.
Enjoy a light breakfast before heading up towards Santa Maria for lunch and a swim.
Porto Rotondo is located between the Gulf of Cugnana and the Gulf of Marinella, 13 kilometers north of Olbia.
Wedged between brooding mountains and a moody corner of the bay, the achingly atmospheric Kotor is perfectly at one with its setting.
Split is the largest and most important Dalmatian city, the second-largest urban centre in Croatia.
Positano, which is built around a small curving bay on a steep hill overlooking the island of the Sirens.