Gozo is the second largest island sitting in the archipelago that includes Malta. The island contains a number of beaches and small towns as well as some distinctive luxury resorts. Visitors will find a number of opportunities for diving, fishing and other sports on the water. Unique natural features like the Azure Window are worth seeing. Although the island tends to be rural, there are several sightseeing bus tours as well as an effective public transportation system.
3. Isle of Skye
The Isle of Skye is located close to the northern shores of Scotland. The island is popular with travelers who want to spend time outdoors hiking or climbing. The Cuillins are a beautiful and distinctive range of mountains on the islands. Climbers will find jutting rocks and surfaces that can be difficult to traverse. The island also has wide heather moors where hiking and bird watching is possible. Visitors can often enjoy folk and Gaelic songs at local venues in the towns and cities on the island.
Kefallinia is the largest island in the Ionian Sea around Greece. The island is a natural paradise for travelers. It still has some modern and urban areas as well. A popular attraction is the park on top of the 5,300-foot tall Mount Ainos. Another is the Melissani Cave system that starts above ground and descends downwards until it meets the water. Visitors can take boat tours of the caves. Travelers can visit some restaurants and boutique shops in Vallianos Square in the center of the capital city of Argostoli.