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Top 10 Famous Islands of Europe


What could be better than a rest on an island that everybody dreams to come? We’ve prepared a list of 10 top popular European islands that you can visit with a valid Schengen visa.

Santorini, Greece

The bright blue roofs of Santorini

An island that is associated with bright blue roofs by everyone. Unfortunately, we must disappoint you - they are mostly in the town of Iya. But this does not change the generally pleasant impression of the island, which is amazing with its volcanic landscape. The ash soils of Santorini consist of volcanic ash, pumice and small pieces of hardened sand and lava. Incidentally, it is believed that the disappeared Atlantis was around Santorini.

Majorca, Spain

The Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma Majorca

Majorca is part of the Balearic archipelago. Each year, Majorca is becoming increasingly appealing to tourists due to its architecture, nature, and vineyards. There are no rivers on the island, and the water is obtained from springs. Attractions include the Almudaina Royal Palace, the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the Royal Gardens of S'Ort del Rei, numerous monasteries, caves and beaches. This is worth a visit.

Páros, Greece

Feel like a true Greek and head to the island of Paros!

If you want to feel like a real Greek go to Paros. The locals are incredibly hospitable, creating a feeling that you have 'come home'. And of course, don't forget that the island has many magnificent beaches and you will be delighted with Mediterranean cuisine.

Sicily, Italy

Later Baroque in the Val di Noto area in Sicily

The island is famous not only for Don Corleone in the role of Al Pacino, but also for more than three hundred sunny days a year, spectacular landscapes and excellent cuisine. It should be noted that on this Italian island they are very attentive to the past and historical heritage. Sicily is one of the most popular destinations in Italy.

Mykonos, Greece

Wooden doors and balconies on Mikonos.

The Greek island of churches baked by the sun and busting nightlife. It is here where the most fashionable parties take place. But if partying is not your thing, Mikonos will still awe you with its incredible architecture, stunning beaches, and magnificent sunsets.

Mylos, Greece

The alluring Mediterranean beauty, the white sand and the best beaches on the island of Milos

This island is less talked about than Mykonos, but it is rightfully considered the best among the Greek islands, Milos has around 75 beaches, some with mineral baths, some with pumice rocks, all with enchanting Mediterranean beauty.

Ibiza, Spain

From the old city on the hill you can enjoy stunning views of Ibiza.

The third largest of the Balearic Islands of Spain, but the most renowned. Ibiza is loved for its best beaches, restaurants, bars and nightlife. There are also many historical monuments on the island. Don't forget to visit the cozy old town, which is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Sardinia, Italy

The most beautiful sea of Sardinia

Perhaps this is the most desired destination to visit in Italy. Sardinia is captivating with its white sandy beaches and sparkling turquoise waters. Celebrities love to take holidays here. The sea is truly fantastic.

Rhodes and Dodecanese, Greece

The view of the Acropolis and the deep blue sea in Lindos

Rhodes, the largest island of the Dodecanese archipelago, combines ancient ruins with modern cafes and restaurants, the whitewashed town of Lindos - a labyrinth of cobblestone streets - and the fortress of the acropolis of Rhodes. Add in plenty of sunshine and you can taste the flavors of the Mediterranean all in one island.


Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Cyprus attracts millions of tourists with its diversity. You can relax on the Nissi Beach sandy beaches, take a trip to the historical city of Nicosia, embark on an intermediate hike on the Artemisa trail, or take a stroll in the Troodos Mountains. Everyone can find something that they like here. And don't forget, you can even ski in Cyprus!

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March 18, 2024 04:35 am



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