Italy's Amalfi Coast

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While the possibility of spotting vacationing celebrities here is enough to draw some travelers, the unspoiled, unparalleled charm and natural beauty of these towns appeals to the rest.

The tiny pastel towns cascade down hillsides to meet the sea, giving it the feel of a still-undiscovered place, despite its popularity, according to Virtuoso's Cain.

"The towns are cut off physically, so they're able to retain that small feeling, whether you're sitting in a café or under a blue-and-white striped umbrella next to the Mediterranean," she said.

First published June 25, 2015: 5:22 PM ET

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