10 European islands, about which you probably never heardVika
When we talk about the European islands, the mind immediately comes to Mallorca, Balearic, Canary Islands, and, of course,… England. However, around the old continent, yes and inside it, there are little-known and rarely visited by tourists of the island. Look at us 10 European islands, about which you probably never heard.
1. The stunning island of Lyngør in Norway is located to two-three hours from Oslo. You can get there only by ferry, boat or on the most popular means of transport for local residents - kayaking. Lyngør is a very picturesque quiet place with stunningly beautiful houses, which is worth visiting. (Photo: sigurtor / flickr.com).
2. Hiyumaa is the second largest island in Estonia. It is ideal for those who wanted to be alone, write a book, or draw a picture. And to read here under the noise of a wave is a complete pleasure. Hiyumaa Island is located all 35 kilometers from Tallinn, and you can reach it by ferry from the village of Rohukyula. (Photo: Shutterstock).
3. Egin Island in Greece. He finds everything at the time of the ride on the ferry from Athens. The island is perfect for those who like a quiet rest, seafood and walking walks with views of the ancient churches, flowering meadows and steep cliffs. (Photo: Apuntes and Viajes / flickr.com).
4. Femarn Island, Germany. This island in the Baltic Sea is not far from the coastline of Germany. Femarn is a real paradise for fans of kayaking and paragliding (here competitions are often held in this discipline). (Photo: DavHei / flickr.com).
5. Inis Oirr, Ireland. This small island of the Aran archipelago is the capital of the ancient language and ancient Celtic mythology. On the island, the name of which is pronounced as Inishir, people still speak the old Irish language. Interesting fact: electricity appeared here only in 1997. (Photo: davidnewgas / flickr.com).
6. Belle-en-Mer, Brittany, France. The name itself says that this is an amazing beauty of the island. Once upon a time, in search of inspiration, there were famous artists and writers, among whom were Flaubert and Monet. (Photo: Shutterstock).
7. Cíes Island with white sandy beaches and turquoise water is not in vain sometimes called Spanish Maldives or Seychelles. This is a real, almost untouched man, paradise on Earth. (Photo: Alquiler de coches / flickr.com).
8. Mlet Island in Croatia. This is one of the southernmost islands of Croatia, which offers tourists to enjoy the wild nature and traditional local cuisine. Tourist traps on the island lead around two salt lakes, where you can take a yacht and float to the Benedictine monastery of the XII century, located on the island of Melita. (Photo: Shutterstock).
9. On the Greek island of Samofrakiya tourists can visit the ruins of the temple of the winged goddess Niki (it is here that the famous statue of Niki Samofrakiysk) takes place. (Photo: Shutterstock).
10. Margaret Island in Budapest - this is a real green oasis for locals and tourists. It is located directly in the middle of the Danube in the center of the capital. It is surrounded by a five-kilometer treadmill and small berths. And to get to the island you can take the tram, which stops right next to the bridge with the same name Margaret. (Photo: Shutterstock).