Step into a wondrous world adorned with a sapphire jewel at its center. For those along its shores, the sea remains the heart of it all, an irresistible magnet drawing every gaze.
Enchanting Venice truly offers an atmosphere that exists nowhere else. The entire city, with its 177 canals, 400 bridges and its lagoon islands are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Piraeus (Athens), Greece
Piraeus harbor is filled with ferries and cruise ships plying the Greek Islands and the Mediterranean. Athens and its trove of antiquities is just a few miles from the port.
Scenic Cruising Bay of Kotor
Sail along the winding Bay of Kotor between towering gray mountain massifs, threading narrow straits and viewing enchanting tiled-roofed villages and tiny island churches.
Kerkira, Nisos Kerkira (Corfu), Greece
Corfu retains evidence of cultural heritage from Byzantium, Venice, France, Russia and Great Britain. Corfu Town has cobblestone lanes so narrow only foot travel is possible.
One of the loveliest small towns in all Greece, Navplion’s sheltered location, below a rocky headland crowned by a Venetian fortress, is perhaps unrivaled in the country.
The medieval atmosphere of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and the elegant boulevards combine to make Spain's second largest city one of Europe's most fascinating and beautiful.