It’s summer, and we finally get to enjoy these bright summer nights, sunny days spent on the beaches, and amazing culinary delights. With its incredible atmosphere, stunning view, awesome culture and magnificent cooking, the European islands offer an extraordinary encounter to all guests. Although it is unfair to point out only some of them, we will present you our selection of the 5 best European islands, which are waiting for you almost any time of year!
What could be more epic than a visit to one of the Greek islands? Legend has it that the ancient gods chose this island, which rises from the crystal clear Ionian Sea, as their resort. The Greek gods are now part of mythology, but Zakynthos continues to be a paradise that attracts a huge number of tourists, especially young people looking for fun and entertainment. The northern and eastern shores of Zakynthos offer huge, photogenic sandy beaches and real “blue lagoons”.
This extremely popular island, also known as White Island, is synonymous with wild nightlife. For all those looking for an unforgettable party experience, Ibiza offers more than you might expect. Nightlife is concentrated in two areas: Ibiza Town in the south and San Antonio de Portmany (San Antonio) in the west, where during the summer nights the cream of the world’s DJs descends on the island, making it the most exciting place for all the clubbers around the world. Despite the reputation of the island of party animals, Ibiza has recently been trying to point out to others its more peaceful side for its visitors, who are especially coming to the fore at other times of the year.
This island, also known as Tyra, is one of those that most people want to visit at least once in their lives, which is not surprising, because it is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. This magical pearl of the Aegean Sea is located in the southernmost part of the Cyclades islands, and if you have not fallen in love with it yet, you will definitely love it. It is one of those islands where it is not a good angle of view, it is really so beautiful. The entire complex of Santorini is a functioning well of lava and the just one on the planet whose hole is adrift.
If you want to visit an island full of natural beauty that still resembles a hidden gem, choose Corsica, a French island rising from the Mediterranean Sea, also known as the island of beauty. Corsica is mostly mountainous, but its 1000 km long coastline with almost 200 fabulous beaches. That is why this island is an ideal resort that offers tourists various interesting places.
Last but not least, the most famous Adriatic pearl, Hvar. With almost 2800 hours of sunshine a year, this island is simply an ideal summer destination that attracts more and more tourists every year. Besides magnificent beaches, this place is full of well-groomed vineyards, beautiful green areas and well-groomed fields with rosemary, sage, thyme and lavender.