Mediterranean’s Best Kept Secrets

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You may have heard stories of the mesmerizing waters of the Mediterranean. The pastel, quaint villages built above the sea’s cliffs. The fiery sunsets painting the sky with the most gorgeous colors in a vivid palette. Or the flavorful cuisine that have defined this region for many centuries. But we can assure you that you’ve never seen it like this!!

Discover 5 of the Mediterranean’s best kept secrets – seaside escapes you simply won’t see on another tour or cruise.

Portoroz, Slovenia

Mediterranean Portoroz

Famous for its thermal spas, Portoroz is the place to immerse yourself along the Mediterranean. Enjoy the healing waters, cover yourself in curative mud, or indulge in treatments utilizing ingredients from the nearby salt pan. Not the spa type and want more action? Then, go on and trade your towel for a coastal tour of Istria, the largest peninsula in the Adriatic.

Piran, Slovenia

Historic Centre of Piran
Historic Centre of Piran

While most of Slovenia is landlocked, there is a small stretch of land that runs along the Mediterranean sea called Slovenian Istria. The region comprises of three towns – Koper, Izola and Piran. Often referred to as Venice without the canals, Piran is a picturesque fishing village. It serves up the best scenery, seafood. And ofcourse, this is an enchanting medieval square lined with quaint cafes.

Zadar, Croatia

Zadar Coastline, Croatia
Zadar Coastline, Croatia

Dodge the sun seekers that flock to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast on the Mediterranean Sea and head north to Zadar. You can still get lost in marble-clad streets and enjoy the azure waters, just with fewer crowds and lower price tags. Don’t miss the Sea Organ or the Sun Salutation. These two architectural masterpieces use the energy of the waves and power of the sun to create indescribable living art.

Budva, Montenegro

Budva Montenegro

Originally settled by Venetians, this architectural and atmospheric port of Budva sets the stage for lavish leisure. Enjoy an evening on your own, whether you choose to sip the region’s beloved honey brandy or indulge in the catch of the day! This seaside Mediterranean citadel will captivate your senses in a very short while.

Collioure, France

Collioure, France

Though proudly French, Collioure sits just 15 miles from Spain and is a Mediterranean city where two cultures collide. Travel beyond the pastel-hued homes that hug the coastline. Soon, you’ll uncover well-respected wines and flavorful Catalan cuisine from family-owned restaurants. Here, you can immerse yourself in the maze of sun-soaked alleyways.

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