Places in Mediterranean Europe You Must See at Least Once in Your Lifetime

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7 May 2021

The Mediterranean coastline is home to endlessly beautiful landscapes. After all, tourists flock here constantly in pursuit of azure waters, rocky hillsides and ancient architecture. But, what spots truly stand out from the rest in such an idyllic part of the world? From Morocco to Monaco, here are the Mediterranean destinations you really need to visit at least once in your lifetime.

Athens, Greece

Architectural Landmark, Historical Landmark
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Athens is world-famous as the birthplace of democracy. From there, we got the backbone of all of Western civilisation. However, there’s more to the Greek capital than history. After being wowed by the Acropolis and the Parthenon, stroll through the luscious National Garden, or unleash your inner petrolhead at the Motor Museum.

Venice, Italy

Natural Feature, Architectural Landmark
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View of Grand Canal at dawn, Venice, Veneto, Italy
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One of the most romantic cities in the word, Venice is spread across 100 lagoons that occupy the Venetian lagoon. Taking a gondola ride through the intricate network of canals that meander among its Renaissance palaces is something that has to be on everyone’s travel bucket list.

These recommendations were updated on May 7, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.

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