Hi you ! You know, I thought of you while writing this article. I thought you might be interested in a little detour to Italy, and not just anywhere in Italy, but to its most beautiful islands. Yes, yes, you read correctly. I am going to present you my top 5 of the most beautiful Italian islands. I promise you, it will make you want to take a one-way ticket to the country of the Dolce Vita.
You know, traveling is good, but traveling smart is even better. So here is my advice of the day: avoid the high season. The Italian islands are absolutely beautiful, but they are also very popular, especially in the summer. By choosing to go out of season, you will not only benefit from more advantageous rates, but also from less crowded beaches. You will be able to live a more authentic experience, closer to the local inhabitants.
And now, let me tell you a little anecdote. I had the chance to visit the island of Capri a few years ago. I can tell you that I was amazed. It’s not for nothing that it’s at the top of my list. Between its turquoise blue waters, its breathtaking landscapes and its delicious cuisine, I had an unforgettable experience. So, if you have the chance, don’t hesitate for a second. The Italian islands are truly a little piece of paradise on Earth.
1. Sicily, Southern Italy
Sicily is the largest of the Italian islands, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Messina and surrounded by the Ionian Sea, the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.
2. The Aeolian Islands
The Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea, north of Sicily, named after the demigod of the winds Aeolus.
3. Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore
Isola Bella is one of the Borromean Islands of Lake Maggiore in northern Italy. The island is located in the Borromean Gulf, 400 meters from the lakeside town of Stresa.
4. The Pontine Islands, Lazio
The Pontine Islands are a pretty archipelago located off the Italian coast, south of Rome. Endowed with a long history, attested by ancient Roman ruins and rock tombs, the islands are nevertheless little known to tourists and locals!
5. Procida, Gulf of Naples
Procida is one of the Flegrean Islands located off the coast of Naples in southern Italy. The island is located between Cape Miseno and the island of Ischia. Procida is served by frequent ferries from Naples and Ischia, and has good hotels!