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5 Best Mediterranean Vacations: Where to Go and What to See

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Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, Greece

The Mediterranean is a dynamic destination with a surprising diversity of culture, landscapes, and charm and these sample itineraries celebrate them all. From stunning vineyards to ancient islands, lively markets to exceptional volcanic peaks, every new discovery creates an exciting memory and uncovers the incredible breadth along with the Mediterranean Sea. Use any of these five sample trips to inspire your own as you look forward to your next vacation.

1. Mediterranean Bliss: Best Italy and Greece Vacation

Sorrento Coast in Itlay

Sorrento Coast in Itlay

Length: 16 days

Places Visited: Rome, Sorrento, Santorini, Mykonos, Athens, Pompeii, Naples

Why we recommend this sample itinerary:

The essential corners of the Mediterranean come alive on the Mediterranean Bliss: Best of Italy and Greece Vacation. The tour will capture your imagination by revealing the natural beauty, ancient wonders, and contemporary life essential to the seductive cultures of Italy and Greece. From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Parthenon, the Amalfi Coast to Santorini, you will indulge in the welcoming fun under the renowned Mediterranean sun.

2. Amazing Mainland to Islands Greece Tour

Narrow cobblestone alley way in Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece

Length: 16 days

Places Visited: Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Santorini, Mykonos, Crete

Why we recommend this sample itinerary:

Greece is not just about ancient wonder but also the embodiment of contemporary luxury. Amazing Mainland to Islands Greece Tour immerses you in the essential splendor from Athens to Crete, Meteora to Santorini. Whether looking for archeological treasures or natural island splendor, you can explore the majesty of hanging monasteries, the bliss of secluded beaches, and the wonder of ancient legends for an all-encompassing Mediterranean experience.

3. Best of Turkey Tour 2021: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Kusadasi & More

Blue Mosque with domes and spires in Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey

Length: 10 days

Places Visited: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Izmir

Why we recommend this sample itinerary:

Turkey embodies the essence of the Mediterranean as the convergence of west and east. Best of Turkey Tour 2021: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Kusadasi & More brings to light the spellbinding beauty from Istanbul’s architecture to the ancient ruins at Ephesus. Explore the mars-like terrain of Cappadocia, discover the ambiance of the Grand Bazaar, and experience the inexpressible grandeur of the Hagia Sophia for the ultimate Mediterranean excursion.

4. Adriatic Excellence: Premier Croatia Tour

Birds eye perspective on historic Trogir, Croatia,  in summer with turquoise bay waters and mountains

Trogir, Croatia

Length: 10 days

Places Visited: Hvar, Dubrovnik, Krka National Park, Hodilje, Split, Ston, Konavle, Trogir, Cavtat

Why we recommend this sample itinerary:

Croatia is a destination that brings the dream of the Mediterranean into a reality. The Adriatic Excellence: Premier Croatia Tour brings you face to face with ancient walls and crystalline waters, impressive waterfalls and exceptional seaside panoramas. Indulge in five-star experiences while discovering the fantastical landscapes, dreamy islands, and mouthwatering cuisine as you explore a defining corner of the Mediterranean Sea.

5. Coasts of Spain Tour: Atlantic to Mediterranean

Coastal town of Biarritz on the Bay of Biscay in France

Biarritz, France

Length: 11 days

Places Visited: San Sebastian, Loyola, Zumaia, Getaria, Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hondarribia, Barcelona, Minorca

Why we recommend this sample itinerary:

Dazzling, impressive, lively, and authentic can define your experience on the Coasts of Spain Tour: Atlantic to Mediterranean. From San Sebastian’s culinary mastery to Barcelona’s surreal beauty, the French villages of the Basque country to Minorca’s hidden bays, you can explore and truly discover the interconnectedness and individualities of Spain’s regions as you engage with the greater splendor from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean coasts.

Customize Your Vacation

Wineyards in Getaria, Spain

Getaria, Spain

Traveling in the Mediterranean unveils layers of distinctive culture, enchanting history, and surprising flavors connected by the renowned Mediterranean Sea. From labyrinthine markets to ancient ruins, spectacular beaches to luxurious fusion, you can have unique experiences inspired by the sample tours on our Mediterranean Vacations page.  You can learn how every trip can be customized to your needs and goals If you are planning a trip by speaking with a Mediterranean travel specialist by filling out a Trip Request Form or by calling 1-888-265-9707.

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