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The Best Islands in Europe According to T+L World’s Best Awards Survey [Slideshow]

Posted by Brian Jones on 11/01/2017
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Every year T+L survey’s its reader’s to find the best travel experiences around the globe – they are asked to weight in on top hotels, resorts, cities cruises, airlines and more. In particular, respondents were asked to rate islands based on a variety of criteria such as beaches, nightlife, attractions, food and overall value. 

While the Greek Islands made up one half of the top ten, Italy grabbed two of the top spots including the top spot itself. Malta and Croatia rounded out the two final spots.

While many Brits flock to the Canary and Balearic Islands, maybe it it time to check out these seemingly popular European islands for your next summer holiday. 


  • No. 1: Ischia, Italy

  • No. 2: Santorini, Greece

  • No. 3: Sicily, Italy

  • No. 4: Madeira, Portugal

  • No. 5: Ionian Islands (except Corfu), Greece

  • No. 6: Malta

  • No. 7: Mykonos, Greece

  • No. 8: Páros, Greece

  • No. 9: Hvar, Croatia

  • No. 10: Crete, Greece