While there is no shortage of great beach towns here in the good ol' US of A, there's something special about kicking back on a European beach (topless or otherwise) and enjoying the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Of course, a lot of Americans know this. As do all Europeans. And pretty much everyone else in the world, as they all seem to flock to the same dozen or so spots for their annual summer holiday.
So where can you go to get that same deep Med tan without having to deal with the entire planet’s vacation plans? Well, nowhere in August -- when EVERY place is packed -- but any other time, to one of these six underrated Mediterranean destinations.