Taormina 'the Mediterranean Pearl', is sited on a natural terrace sheer above the sea. The Greek theatre is one of the most suggestive spots, sited on a fantastic position and dipped into the blooming nature of this land.
A short cruise up the rugged eastern shore of the Costa Smeralda, will bring you in to Porto Cervo.
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.
With a recorded history of 3,000 years, Athens is the capital of Greece and among the most interesting places in the world.
Naturally, the harbour is the focal point of the town, with local çay (tea) gardens providing delightful shady spots in which to relax and soak up the atmosphere prior to exploring the labyrinth of narrow streets that meander through the old town.
Ephesus, founded in the 7th century BC, was the most important Greek city in Ionian Asia Minor and was noted for the magnificent Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Wedged between brooding mountains and a moody corner of the bay, the achingly atmospheric Kotor is perfectly at one with its setting.
Porto Rotondo is located between the Gulf of Cugnana and the Gulf of Marinella, 13 kilometers north of Olbia.
A place with intense spiritual character, Patmos in Greece is mostly famous as the island of Apocalypse.