14 July 2020 – Leading US-based travel magazine Travel + Leisure have announced the winners of its 2020 World’s Best Awards.
Every year for their World’s Best Awards survey, Travel + Leisure asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe – to share their opinions on the top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more.
Readers rated the top 20 islands in Europe according to their activities and sights, natural attractions and beaches, food, friendliness, and overall value.
The island of Hvar (& Dalmatian islands) has come in at No.5 on the list of the best islands in Europe. Hvar and the Dalmatian islands received a score by readers of 88.35 out of 100.
Readers voted the Greek island of Paros as the best in Europe, followed by Milos, also in Greece. The Italian island of Sicily was ranked third with Azores in Portugal just one place ahead of Hvar (& Dalmatian islands.
Travel + Leisure Top 20 islands in Europe
1. Paros, Greece
2. Milos, Greece
3. Sicily, Italy
4. Azores, Portugal
5. Hvar & Dalmatian islands, Croatia
6. Crete, Greece
7. Ischia, Italy
8. Mallorca, Spain
9. Madeira, Portugal
10. Rhodes and the Dodecanese, Greece
11. Santorini, Greece
12. Orkney Islands, Scotland
13. Shetland Islands, Scotland
14. Gozo, Malta
15. Sardinia, Italy
16. Canary Islands, Spain
17. Skye and the Hebrides, Scotland
18. Corfu and the Ionian Islands, Greece
19. Capri, Italy
20. Mykonos, Greece