Its official, blue is the color of the year in 2020! This color is intended to inspire a clear, peaceful mind. What better way to get started than visiting travel destinations that will immerse you in this trending color. Here are 5 places around the world that will take you into the BLUE.
Otherwise known as the Grotta Azzurra, the Blue Grotto is an island sea cave that is brilliantly illuminated by sunlight that passes through an underwater cavity. It’s the most famous sight in Capri, where visitors from around the world travel to get a peek inside for just a few magical moments. This natural sea cave is 196 feet long and 82 feet wide, with a tiny entrance less than 3.5 feet high. To enter, visitors lay back in wooden rowboats and glide through the low cave mouth. While visiting the island of Capri, you cannot miss the Blue Grotto!
This Greek Isle is what dreams are made of. As soon as you arrive, you’ll instantly recognize the Grecian island from popular photos with its bright white buildings topped by indigo domes which offer a surprisingly beautiful pop of color. Venture into the seaside treasure of Santorini and enjoy the crisp, rich blue waters that roll onto the shoreline. If you want to experience classic blue at its very best, book a trip to Santorini!
The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland’s most popular attractions, and there is little wonder as to why. The geothermal waters and the alien lava field offer a magnificent experience in a unique landscape. The beautiful milky-blue water is unlike anything else found on earth. A visit to the Blue Lagoon promotes harmony between body, mind, and spirit, enabling bathers to soak away life’s daily stresses. This wonderful experience awaits you in Iceland!
Crater Lake is Oregon’s shimmering blue gem. It claims the title of the deepest lake in the United States, but may also be the bluest body of water in the country. There are two ways to enjoy the lake – one is to experience the 33-mile Rim Drive and stop at the many vista points overlooking the water. The other is to make the one-mile hike down a switchback trail to the water’s edge. Discover the blue beauty of Crater Lake today!
One of the most emblematic representations of Porto’s history and culture are the beautiful tiles we see all over the city known as azulejos. These symbolic blue tiles originated in Seville, Spain and were brought to Portugal in the 15th century. They have since become a defining feature you can see on many architectural exteriors in and around the city of Porto. Enjoy some of the oldest and most authentic facades bathed in blue beauty in Portugal!