The 11 most beautiful islands in Europe (Video)
I can't wait to travel again, when the situation allows and the restrictions will be removed. How EU Covid digital certificate " will be officially launched in July, and the vaccine is already done, I hope I can travel more this year because I have many destinations on bucketlist. If I can't visit other continents, I'll just stay on the European side. We also have the old continent many beautiful destinations which we can visit. In today's article I will tell you about 11 beautiful islands in Europe
The 11 most beautiful islands in Europe.
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The traveler's horoscope 2021 says it is necessary to travel and discover new places, even if for a short time. The trip to the mainland is great, but if you want to really feel the atmosphere of the place, you have to visit the islands. More secluded and with a more traditional atmosphere, the islands can offer a more intimate holiday experience, and Europa is home to some of the most beautiful islands in the world.
Corsica is one of the 18 regions of France in the Mediterranean, of Italic culture through its history. From an administrative point of view, Corsica is organized differently from the continental regions of the country, being constituted in the form of a territorial collectivity, with its own autonomy. The capital of the region is Ajaccio, and the region consists of Corse-du-Sud and Haute-Corse.
The tourist wealth of the island of Corsica is undoubtedly in its rare natural heritage. Between the sea and the mountains, Corsica has many surprises to offer for those who choose to visit it. Carved and shaped by weather and weather, the Calanche de Piana cliffs, with towering red granite peaks that fall steeply to the sea, are the jewels of an amazingly sculpted landscape.
Located right in the middle of the Mediterranean, the Maltese islands are some of the richest in the region - promising a diverse culture, a dynamic history, welcoming people and eclectic attractions. With an area of only 316 sq km, the Maltese Archipelago is one of the smallest in the world. Only the three largest islands - Malta, Gozo and Comino - are inhabited. The islands are located in the passage between Africa and Europe, 93 km south of Sicily and 288 km north of Libya.
Malta is the largest of the three islands and remains the cultural, commercial and administrative center. Gozo is the second largest and most rural island and is known for its more abundant rural environment and open spaces. Comino, although largely uninhabited, is a popular destination for hikers and hikers. Visitors to the islands are often drawn to the archetypal Mediterranean climate, which is characterized by hot summers and mild winters, but there are many other things to keep them busy, including a thriving nightlife and 7.000 years of fascinating history.
The Azores are a group of Portuguese islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, about 1.500 km from Lisbon and 3.900 km from the east coast of North America. The nine islands have an area of 2.355 km², and their individual surfaces vary between 747 km² (São Miguel) and 17 km² (Corvo).
The island is a formation of fumaroles, springs, caverns, columns and caves of molten stone, blue lakes surrounded by laurel and cedar forests and green pastures that shape the slopes of the caldera. Unesco has designated three of them (Graciosa, Flores and Corvo) as biospheres, and the archipelago also contains 13 Ramsar sites (important wetlands) and over 30 blue flag beaches. Combine the mineral-laden soil with a subtropical climate surrounded by warm waters of the Gulf Stream, and the result is an idyllic place.
Hvar is an island located in the canton of Split-Dalmatia in the Adriatic Sea. It has a population of about 5000 inhabitants. The capital of the island is the town of Hvar, which is also the administrative center of the island, being located in the western part of the island, currently having about 4.000 inhabitants. The city of Hvar has been an important economic and cultural center for centuries.
With its architecture, beautiful nature and mild climate, many would describe the island as a true fairytale city. When we add to the natural beauties, high quality accommodation and Mediterranean friendliness, the city of Hvar becomes an ideal destination for the holidays of couples, families or those who want to spend.
Capri Island is located at the entrance to the Gulf of Naples. The island is 6.7 km long and about 2 km wide, and its surface measures 10.4 square kilometers. The characteristic element of the island's relief is the steep limestone cliffs that rise from the depths of the sea. There are three major towns on the island of Capri. Capri is the main settlement of the island. Marina Grande Harbor is on the north coast, and Anacapri rises to the west.
The island has a lush climate, extraordinary and so mild. Capri is a Mediterranean island of calcareous origin, which has been visited over the centuries by intellectuals, artists and writers, all fascinated by its magical beauty. A mixture of history, nature, worldliness, culture and events come together daily and bring the Capri Legend to life - turning it into an island unparalleled in the world.
Madeira Island is a Portuguese archipelago located in the North Atlantic, west of Morocco. The islands of Madeira, Porto Santo and three uninhabited islands (Desertas Islands), together with Ilhas Selvagens, form the Madeira Autonomous Region with its capital at Funchal. The archipelago is located about 580 km from the African coast, 860 km from Lisbon and 400 km north of the Canary Islands. Madeira is an outermost region of the European Union.
Madeira has been named "the best island destination in the world" for the sixth consecutive time in 2020 by the World Travel Awards. It has also been named "Europe's best island destination" seven times in the last eight years. With incredible natural pools carved from lava rocks, gorgeous cliffs overlooking the ocean and charming cities, it’s no wonder that the Madeira Islands are considered the best island destination in the world.
Ibiza is an island in the Balearic archipelago, located in the western Mediterranean Sea, which belongs to Spain. The capital of the island is the city of Ibiza. In Catalan, the local language, the island and its capital are called Eivissa. The island is part of the UNESCO heritage, being noted for biodiversity and culture. It is the third largest island in the Balearic archipelago, and together with the island of Formentera forms the group of Pitiuse Islands or "Pine Islands". It is also called the "White Island" for its architecture.
Ibiza has two national parks of special ecological interest and natural beauty: the Ses Salinas National Park and the es Vedrà nature reserve, es Vedranell and the small islands in western Ibiza. Ses Salinas National Park consists of an area between the south of the island of Ibiza and the north of Formentera. A wide variety of different natural features can be found, from salt lakes and beaches to lunar ropes with centuries-old ghost trees, cliffs and rocky shorelines.
Majorca is the largest island in Spain. It is located in the western part of the Mediterranean Sea, 170 km from the coast where Barcelona is located and is part of the Balearic Islands archipelago. The capital of the island, Palma, is also the capital of the autonomous region of the Balearic Islands. The official languages are Catalan and Spanish.
Mallorca is synonymous with world-famous beaches and bays, but it is also a perfect destination to enjoy landscapes, golf, culture, water sports, entertainment… There are many reasons to visit this enclave in the Balearic Islands. Its clean and clear waters are ideal for swimming and water sports such as diving, windsurfing, fishing, sailing and even surfing.
Sardinia is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, located between the Italian Peninsula, the southern coast of France, and the coast of Tunisia, south of Corsica. The island belongs to Italy, where it is organized as an autonomous region.
Much uninhabited, despite its ancient geological origins, Sardinia has retained its own freshness, capturing the gaze and admiration of many who, over the centuries, resisted by the geographical position in the heart of the western Mediterranean, built settlements: Phoenicians followed by Carthaginians, Romans after that, Byzantines, Spaniards and Piedmontese.
Elba is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, belonging to the Tuscany region of Italy. It is the largest island in the Tuscan Archipelago and the third largest of the Italian islands. The island of Elba and other islands in the Tuscan Archipelago (Pianosa, Capraia, Montecristo, Giglio and Giannutri) are protected in the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago.
The island of Elba, a green oasis in the Tuscan archipelago, is an island with endless horizons: crystal clear water, left by golden beaches, granite rocks that stand out, stories of people blessed by the sun. Elba rewards you with a variety of aspects, all in one island: its beaches and cliffs, winds, land, perfumes, aromas, working people, its villages located high, on the hills with terraces overlooking the sea are just the beginning of a trips in which you discover an island that will never disappoint you.
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, a cosmopolitan island with impressive natural beauty. With wonderful weather all year round, Tenerife is a top destination for summer vacation. Tenerife, an island of volcanic origin, is an unforgettable destination for nature and sea lovers. It is located in the western part of the Canary Islands complex, between Gran Canaria and La Gomera. Due to its position on the west coast of Africa, the climate of Tenerife is mild, with warm temperatures throughout the year. For this reason, it is often called the "Island of Eternal Spring".
Holidays in Tenerife usually start from its impressive capital, Santa Cruz. Located in the northeastern part of the island, the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a beautiful coastal city and an important port. You should definitely walk around the historic center, just above sea level and enjoy its unique architecture. Visit the XNUMXth-century Santa Cruz Cathedral (Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Concepción), the iconic Auditorio de Tenerife (designed by the famous architect Santiago Calatrava), the Palmetum Botanical Garden, the Farola del Mar lighthouse, and the Tenerife Museum of Contemporary Art , Space of the Arts (TEA).
That being said, we wish you a summer full of travel and fun!