Mediterranean Islands

European Small Islands

There is something different about spending your vacation on an island. The sense of being surrounded by water, being somewhat isolated from the rest of the world is a feeling like no other. And smaller is the island, the more intimate and cozy is the island’s atmosphere. And if you think that you have to go to Polynesia in order to have an amazing island vacation, you couldn’t be more wrong! There are literally hundreds of little these small islands in the European seas! That’s why we decided to show you some of those tiny gems! Dig in and discover small islands of Europe!

Tourist Hotspots

The best places to begin this story are the shores of Greece and Turkey. Both Aegean and Ionian sea are peppered with hundreds of amazing islands. Ios, Symi, Ithaca, and Paxos are just some of the most beautiful ones among 6000 Greek islands, while Turkey has gems like Kekova, Akdamar, and Heybeliada. It’s almost impossible to make a wrong choice – beautiful nature and crystal clear sea await you in each of these locations. The waters surrounding shoe – shaped coast of Italy hide some of the most beautiful small islands in Europe. And if you are up for an adventure, one of them, Stromboli, is one of the last active volcanoes in Europe!

Secret Gems Of Europe

If you don’t like sharing your vacation with thousands of other tourists, islands of Albania and Croatia are really worth the visit. Albanian coast is still underdeveloped, meaning that you are up for some wild, untamed nature experience when visiting Zvernec, Tongo or any other island in Albania. Croatia boasts to be “the land of 1000 islands” and it’s not an exaggeration. Some of Europe’s best secret islands are in Croatia. Visit Pag, Mljet, Rab or Cres, and you will fall in love with the beauty of Croatia.