The best places of the Mediterranean (Destinations)
The Maltese archipelago lies virtually in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea and consists of three islands - Malta, Gozo and Comino. The latter is inhabited only by a few farmers, but Malta and Gozo have a history of 7,000 years, and artifacts from Neolithic times, copper and bronze. Memorials left behind by various cultures and peoples, the Maltese Islands have been described as a large open air museum. You can follow the steps of St. Peter and see the place where the Knights of St. John defended Christianity. Medieval ci...
|Aeolian Islands in Italy
Aeolian Islands or Lipari Islands are a volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea north of Sicily. People of this island are called aeolians. Aeolian Islands are a popular summer tourist destination and attracts up to 200,000 visitors annually. Aeolian Islands current form is the result of volcanic activity over 260,000 years. There are two volcanoes - Stromboli and Vulcano. Volcanic activity entails emanation of steam and thermal waters waiting to be exploited. Only volcano on Stromboli...
|Portofino in Italy
Portofino is a small town (520 inhabitants) and a famous resort in northwest Italy on the Mediterranean coast at the foot of the Ligurian Apennines. Portofino is a favorite destination for an aristocratic and intellectual circles of Germany and the United Britanieincade the end of the nineteenth century. North of town, on top of a hill overlooking the Portofino Bay, lies the medieval monastery of San Girolamo (sec.XIII) with one of the most romantic gardens in Europe. Exceptional l...