Rising out of the cobalt-blue seas off Sicily's northeastern coast, the Unesco-protected Aeolian Islands
The ruins of ancient Knidos, also known as Cnidos, sit on the very tip of the Datca Peninsula in Turkey. The city was built on the end of this peninsula and also on the neighboring island, which was once connected by a bridge or causeway and is now connected by an isthmus.
Saint Nicholas, who is involved in many a childhood memories, was born in and lived his life in lands which is part of Turkey. His birth place is the ancient city of Patara, which is adjacent to the Gelemisvillage of the Antalya province.
The tiny colourful village of Amalfi is a pretty town with sunny piazzas and a pleasant port.
Sibenik a hidden gem in the Croatian Adriatic, is situated along the mouth of Krka on the most picturesque part of the eastern Adriatic coast.
A relaxed start to the day will have you in the Maddalena Island area, located inside the Straits of Bonifacio along the northeastern coast of Sardinia.
Positano, which is built around a small curving bay on a steep hill overlooking the island of the Sirens.
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
Wedged between brooding mountains and a moody corner of the bay, the achingly atmospheric Kotor is perfectly at one with its setting.