5 Amazing South European Islands To Visit!

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Don’t you love the island vibes? If it’s either a tropical island or an island with rough nature – the island vibes are always there. I’m in love with islands and I am not sure why. They are usually small enough to explore the island during your trip, I love the ocean so to be surrounded by the sea everywhere you go on the island is definitely a big pro! Europe has a lot of amazing islands so here are 5 South European islands to visit now!

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Greece will probably pop-up in your mind when you think about South European islands. Did you know that Greece has about 1200-6000 islands in total? It depends on the minimum size of the island whether we see it as an actual island or not. Crazy numbers to be honest and totally understandable that Greece is so popular. The sunsets, the views, the towns and historical aspects – definitely key factors into having an amazing trip. I’m not focusing on the Greece islands that much but couldn’t help myself and put one island on the list.

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5 Amazing South European Islands

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Paros, Greece

We all know Santorini, Mykonos, Zakynthos and all those gorgeous islands. I wanted you to know a little less known island but it’s growing in popularity. Paros is a smaller island, better known as a fishers town but it’s definitely big enough to explore in a couple of days! It has the typical Greece look with white houses, small streets and the beautiful Greece colors as we know it!

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Madeira, Portugal

I just told my mom this other week that Madeira might be the most beautiful island I have ever visited. It’s no where comparable to Bali for example. The nature is incredible, the people are so incredibly nice and happy to see us, the capital city is gorgeous with the small streets, amazing historical buildings and the many, many cosy restaurants to enjoy.

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Capri, Italy

Italy has a good amount of island as well. Capri is pretty unknown but it’s called the jet set island of Italy, and I can see why. The mountains, the ocean, the villages below the mountains near the ocean and the crystal blue water. It’s a tiny island, meant for relaxation and exploring the island. Almost everything is in walking distance since the island is that small. One thing you really can’t miss is a boat tour along the island!

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Mallorca, Spain

So Mallorca is getting known as the party island of Spain. Kinda sad, because Mallorca is much, much more than this. Of course, the El Arenal part of the island is the place to be if you are into the partying mode. However, luckily, Mallorca is more than just El Arenal. I’ve been loving Cala d’Or with the small, white villages and beaches. Alcúdia is a place in the northern side of the island. Definitely one of my recommendations as well!

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Corsica, France

Corsica is a special island within the France Republic that has more influence on the Republic than regions in France itself. It’s located on the southwest of Italy and south of Monaco. You have the reach the island by boat from France or Italy harbours. I’d advise you to read into Corsica, so you know where to take the boat and to know how big the island is. It’s important to rent a car so you’ll be able to discover the island!

These were the five South European islands to discover on your next trip to or in Europe! Whether you choose to visit Corsica, Paros or Mallorca – you’ll have the best island experience.

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    1. I will absolute guarantee you that you will love Madeira. Madeira is without a doubt my all-time favorite destination! 😀

  1. These islands look absolutely stunning! I’ve been hearing a lot of good things about Paros lately and would love to visit one day.

    1. Paros suddenly got so much attention! Love that other islands on Greece are getting explored as well. 🙂

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