1. The island of Mljet, Croatia
This small island with a population of little more than a thousand people, is the largest island in the Adriatic Sea. There are no large cities, but there is the oldest national park of Croatia, which occupies the entire western part of the island. The island is about 40 km, and around the perimeter of a road, the better to admire its beauty.
2. The island of Sylt, Germany.
Sylt - the largest island of the islands in the North Sea. On the mainland it joins the 11 - kilometer dike, through which the railroad. The island is known for its sandy beach that stretches nearly 40 kilometers. Sylt is a very popular European seaside resort, and his whole economy is based mainly on tourism.
3. Formentera, Spain
In some places the width of the island and does not exceed two kilometers. Formentera - one of the quietest islands of the Balearic archipelago, and you can only get here by sea, having left the island of Ibiza. On the white beaches of the island officially allowed to sunbathe naked.
4. The island of Giglio, Italy
This mountainous island is almost entirely composed of granite, but at the same time, almost its entire surface is covered with vegetation, the numerous vineyards and big pine trees. The island's population of just 1,461 people. Each year on Sept. 15 residents hold a colorful festival.
5. The island of Euboea, Greece
It is the largest after the island of Crete, owned by Greece. Separates the island from the mainland by the Strait of Evripa, which at its narrowest point has a width of 38 meters. It was at this point and a bridge to the island to the mainland. Euboea, like all Greece has a long and rich history, and today the island is famous as a beautiful resort.
6. Aland Islands, Finland
This archipelago is a 60 inhabited islands and more than 6,000 uninhabited. For permanent human habitation fit about 300 islands of this archipelago. Local residents are engaged in catching fish, dairy cattle and, of course, happy to accept tourists.
7. The island of Monte Isola, Lake Iseo, Italy
This island, which is a single mountain, located in the sea, and in the middle of Lake Iseo, and is considered the largest lake island in Europe. The island-mountain of 12.8 square kilometers, but living here more than 1700 people. Particularly popular in this island has won amateur paragliding.
8. The island of Samso, Denmark
The population of this island a little more than four thousand people. Every year many tourists flock here from all over Europe to take part in one of the main local entertainment - a wonderful collection of strawberries. And yet the island is famous for its delicious cheese, which is also called Samso.
9. Gotland, Sweden
It is the largest of the islands belonging to Sweden. Here are a few extremely popular in Sweden beaches. On the island created excellent conditions for cycling and boating. The island is only one city - Visby with well-preserved medieval architecture.
10. Isle of Man, United Kingdom
The inhabitants of this island to accommodate tourists from the XIX century. It is believed that there are some of the most beautiful places in England. There is also and best preserved fortress Britain - a medieval royal castle Rushen.
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