Mediterranean is the most visited tourist region in the world. The countries that surround the basin are Spain, Gibraltar, France, Monaco, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Malta and Cyprus. Portugal has no an outlet on the Mediterranean Sea, but is considered as Mediterranean country. The common between the countries is the perfect climate that is magnificent for the tourist from all over the world. The subtropical climate around the Mediterranean basin is warmer than the subtropical climate in the other part of the world.
This region is attractive not only because of the perfect climate, but and incredible history. It is accepted that this is the cradle of the world civilization.
For example Israel (property speaking Jerusalem) that is situated on the South-East part of the Mediterranean is birth place of three religions – Christianity, Islam and Judaism.
Not far from the center of these three world religions is situated Egypt whit by its incredible Pyramids. This are among the most famous man made structures in the world.
The river Nile is one of the most famous rivers in the world. This is “the father of all rivers”.
The longest river in the world crosses the Sahara desert in direction south – north. Not far, in El Aziziyah, Libya has measured the highest temperature in the world – the record 58 °C (13th September 1922).
On the opposed end of the Mediterranean are France and Spain – the most visited countries in the world. They offer perfect beaches, culture, cuisine, wine and of course great night life.
The French Riviera is the world’s most famous tourist destination for the well off tourists. Italy is other one world famous destination. It is most popular by its incredible cuisine – pizza, pasta and so on.
Don’t forget the sloping tower in Pizza and Rome (the capital of the Roman Empire). Other one interesting place in Europe is the coast of Croatia. It is named Dalmatia. It is famous by its hundreds islands, most of them uninhabited.
Greece is one of the most famous destinations in this region. It is magnetic by its incredible beauty islands. Lush, green subtropical forest, white beaches, small inlets, ancient culture and architecture you can find in Greece.
This is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The landscape is really picturesque. The Greek Islands are as unique as the Caribbean. Turkey is very interesting too.
It is situated on the north-east coast of the Mediterranean. One of the biggest landmarks in Turkey is the home of Virgin Mary in Ephesus, near by Kusadasi. Cyprus is also amazing. It combines incredible beaches with ancient landmarks – the temple of Apolon.
Monaco is one of the biggest gambling centers in the world. All Mediterranean is full of places that have to be seen. There isn’t any where else other region so abundant in its culture and with so many landmarks.
The Mediterranean is the most visited region in the world. 135 000 000 people live around the Mediterranean coast. During the summer months their number is more than 220 000 000. This region is model of the most popular lifestyle in the world.