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The most beautiful seaside villages around the world.

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Capri84 photos

Capri (028)
CapriCampania - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 33′ 2″ N, 14° 14′ 35″ E

Capri is an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea of the Sorrentine Peninsula. It has been a resort since the time of the Roman Republic. Features of the island are the Marina Piccola (the little harbour), the Belvedere of Tragara, which is a high… [Read more]

Giovinazzo41 photos

Giovinazzo (083)
GiovinazzoApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 11′ 19″ N, 16° 40′ 20″ E

Giovinazzo, a port situated on the Adriatic Coast in the region of Apulia, lies 18 km of the provincial capital of Bari, and is adjacent to the city of Molfetta. [Read more]

Hamnøy3 photos

Hamnøy (Lofoten) (208)
HamnøyNorway

Coordinates: 67° 56′ 46″ N, 13° 7′ 57″ E

Hamnøy or Hamnøya is a small fishing village in Moskenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the eastern side of the island of Moskenesøya, about 1.5 km northeast of the village of Reine, along the Vestfjorden. Hamnøy was… [Read more]

Ischia83 photos

Ischia (405)
IschiaCampania - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 43′ 58″ N, 13° 57′ 32″ E

Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It lies at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, about 30 km from the city of Naples. It is the largest of the Phlegrean Islands. Roughly trapezoidal in shape, it measures around 10 km east to… [Read more]

Isola del Giglio117 photos

Isola del Giglio (096) Costa Concordia
Isola del GiglioTuscany - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 21′ 34″ N, 10° 55′ 15″ E

Isola del Giglio is an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea (one of seven that form the Tuscan Archipelago, lying within the Arcipelago Toscano National Park), and is part of the province of Grosseto. The island is separated by a 16 km of sea from… [Read more]

Ladispoli51 photos

Ladispoli (213)
LadispoliLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 56′ 0″ N, 12° 6′ 9″ E

Ladispoli occupies the area of the ancient Alsium, the port of the Etruscan city of Cerveteri. It was destroyed in the 6th century, during the Gothic War, by the Ostrogoths led by Totila. Later a castle, named Palo, was built in the area. It was a… [Read more]

Manarola27 photos

Manarola (396)
ManarolaLiguria - Italy

Coordinates: 44° 6′ 22″ N, 9° 43′ 38″ E

Manarola is a small village in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northern Italy. It is the second smallest of the famous five Cinque Terre villages. Manarola may be the oldest of the towns in the Cinque Terre, with the cornerstone of the church, … [Read more]

Mykonos99 photos

Mykonos (0077)
MykonosGreece

Coordinates: 37° 26′ 51″ N, 25° 19′ 46″ E

Mykonos (Μύκονος) is a Greek island, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The town is also known as Chora. Mykonos’ nickname is “The Island of the Winds”. In Greek mythology, Mykonos was the location of the battle between Zeus and the Titans[Read more]

Naxos131 photos

Naxos (0488) Chora
NaxosGreece

Coordinates: 37° 6′ 7″ N, 25° 22′ 35″ E

Naxos (Νάξος) is the largest island in the Cyclades island group. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. The largest town and capital of the island is Chora or Naxos City. The main villages are Filoti, Apiranthos, Vivlos, Agios Arsenios, … [Read more]

Nusfjord15 photos

Nusfjord (Lofoten) (425)
NusfjordNorway

Coordinates: 68° 2′ 4″ N, 13° 20′ 56″ E

Nusfjord is a fishing village on Flakstadøy, one of the main islands of the Lofoten archipelago. The village belongs to Flakstad commune in Fylke, Norway. Nusfjord is located in the south of the island of Flakstadøy, by the Bottelvika Fjord, which… [Read more]

Paros163 photos

Paros (0055) Parikia
ParosGreece

Coordinates: 37° 5′ 3″ N, 25° 8′ 48″ E

Paros (Πάρος), one of the Cyclades island group, lies to the west of Naxos, from which it is separated by a channel about 8 km wide. Historically, Paros was known for its fine white marble, which gave rise to the term “Parian” to describe marble or… [Read more]

Peschici85 photos

Peschici (190)
PeschiciApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 56′ 52″ N, 16° 0′ 46″ E

Peschici is a village in the region Puglia and is part of the Parco Nazionale del Gargano. Peschici is situated on the north-eastern coast of Gargano promontory, 9 km east of San Menaio, 14 km from Rodi Garganico, and 19 km west of Vieste. The town… [Read more]

Polignano a Mare85 photos

Polignano a Mare (203)
Polignano a MareApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 59′ 49″ N, 17° 13′ 3″ E

Polignano a Mare is an Italian town in the Apulia, located on the Adriatic Sea. The area was settled since prehistoric times, as shown by archaeological excavations in the locality of Santa Barbara. It is believed that it is the site of the ancient… [Read more]

Ponza223 photos

Ponza (924)
PonzaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 53′ 39″ N, 12° 57′ 54″ E

Isola Di Ponza is the largest of the Italian Pontine Islands (which are the remains of extinct volcanos), located 33 km south of Cape Circeo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The island was inhabited from Neolithic through Roman times. According to local… [Read more]

Porto Venere32 photos

Porto Venere (145)
Porto VenereLiguria - Italy

Coordinates: 44° 3′ 5″ N, 9° 50′ 8″ E

Porto Venere is a town located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. It comprises the three villages of Fezzano, Le Grazie and Porto Venere, and the three islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto. In 1997 Porto Venere and the… [Read more]

Procida153 photos

Procida (099)
ProcidaCampania - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 45′ 41″ N, 14° 1′ 58″ E

Procida is one of the Phlegrean islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. The island is between Cape Miseno and the island of Ischia. With its tiny satellite island of Vivara, it is a municipality of the province of Naples, in the region… [Read more]

Reine16 photos

Reine (Lofoten) (666)
ReineNorway

Coordinates: 67° 56′ 5″ N, 13° 5′ 15″ E

Reine is the administrative centre of Moskenes Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The fishing village is located on the island of Moskenesøya in the Lofoten archipelago, above the Arctic Circle, about 300 km southwest of the town of Tromsø. … [Read more]

Riomaggiore21 photos

Riomaggiore (153)
RiomaggioreLiguria - Italy

Coordinates: 44° 5′ 56″ N, 9° 44′ 16″ E

Riomaggiore is a village in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. It is the first of the Cinque Terre one meets when travelling north from La Spezia. The village, dating from the early 13th century,… [Read more]

Sakrisøy6 photos

Sakrisøy (Lofoten) (034)
SakrisøyNorway

Coordinates: 67° 56′ 27″ N, 13° 6′ 43″ E

Sakrisøy (Sakrisøya) is a small island and a fishing village between Reine and Hamnøy in the municipality of Moskenes in Lofoten. The island is located in the Reinefjord, between Andøya and Olenilsøya. The highest point on the island is 18.5 m… [Read more]

Santa Severa30 photos

Santa Severa (076)
Santa SeveraLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 0′ 57″ N, 11° 57′ 25″ E

Santa Severa is part of the municipality of Santa Marinella, in the province of Rome. It is a small sea resort on the Via Aurelia, 8 km south of Santa Marinella and 50 km north of Rome. It takes its name from the 2nd century Christian martyr. The… [Read more]

Santorini211 photos

Santorini (0287) Oia
SantoriniGreece

Coordinates: 36° 25′ 9″ N, 25° 25′ 50″ E

Santorini (Σαντορίνη), classically Thera, and officially Thira, is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. Santorini is essentially what remains after an enormous… [Read more]

Sperlonga46 photos

Sperlonga (030)
SperlongaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 15′ 24″ N, 13° 26′ 10″ E

Sperlonga is a coastal town about half way between Rome and Naples. Surrounding towns include Terracina to the West, Fondi to the North, Itri to the North-East, and Gaeta to the East. Sperlonga was an ancient Roman resort: Emperor Tiberius built… [Read more]

Symi237 photos

Symi (0719) Kali Strata
SymiGreece

Coordinates: 36° 36′ 56″ N, 27° 50′ 10″ E

Symi (Σύμη) is a mountainous Greek island and includes the harbour town Yialos and its adjacent upper town Chorio, as well as several smaller localities and areas of significance in history and mythology. The shipbuilding and sponge industries were… [Read more]

Trani114 photos

Trani (506)
TraniApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 16′ 56″ N, 16° 25′ 2″ E

Trani is a seaport of Apulia, southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, in the new Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, and 40 km West-Northwest of Bari. Trani has lost its old city walls and bastions, but the 13th century fort has been extensively… [Read more]

Venice121 photos

Venice 2007 (198)
VeniceVeneto - Italy

Coordinates: 45° 26′ 3″ N, 12° 20′ 21″ E

Venice historically was the capital of the Venetian Republic. The city stretches across 117 small islands in the Venetian Lagoon along the Adriatic Sea in north-east Italy. The saltwater lagoon stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of… [Read more]

Ventotene172 photos

Ventotene (478)
VentoteneLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 47′ 51″ N, 13° 26′ 1″ E

Ventotene, in Roman times known as Pandateria, is one of the Pontine Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea, 46 km off the coast of Gaeta right at the border between Lazio and Campania. The island, the remains of an ancient volcano, is elongated, with a… [Read more]

Vernazza30 photos

Vernazza (203)
VernazzaLiguria - Italy

Coordinates: 44° 8′ 6″ N, 9° 40′ 56″ E

Vernazza is a town and comune located in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northwestern Italy. It is one of the five towns that make up the Cinque Terre region. Vernazza is the fourth town heading north, has no car traffic, and remains one of the… [Read more]

Vieste31 photos

Vieste (045)
ViesteApulia - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 52′ 56″ N, 16° 10′ 57″ E

Vieste is a village in the region Puglia and is part of the Parco Nazionale del Gargano. The town is bordered by Mattinata, Monte Sant’Angelo, Peschici and Vico del Gargano. [Read more]

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