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Post from 15/01/2009

Paradise Islands

Vulcano scenery, turquoise blue sea, heavenly sandy beaches, mountain ranges in the sea, biosphere reserves, diving paradises loads of sun! All of this is to be found on Mediterranean islands paradises. One is able to explore the most diverse landscapes on the Mediterranean islands and each of them is worth a trip. atraveo presents you five islands which are worth considering for a holiday home vacation.


Even though Sardinia has an exclusive image there are accommodations to had for moderate prices which are not only located within the heartland of the island. If you don’t want to miss out on the bays and beaches then one should look on the east coast. Here atraveo offers lovely holiday accommodations which meet sophisticated demands and offer an excellent price-performance ratio. Admittedly there are no villas with pool like in the north but if you don’t necessarily want to vacate at the Costa Smeralda amongst celebrities the east of the island provides you with a great alternative. Especially families will find this are to their liking. Add the turquoise blue sea and the fine sandy beaches and you have the ideal holiday.

Accommodations on Sardinia


Sicily is not only the largest island in the Mediterranean, but it also home to the highest and most active volcano in Europe – Mount Etna, which you can experience close up. Many hiking trails and bike paths go past peak craters, fields of lava and points where lava breaks out from time to time. You really cannot miss out on such an exciting tour. The hiking season is between mid May and end of October. Further highlights are the numerous artefacts of history that are to be found on the southwest of the island. For example the Valley of the Temples which ruins is over 2,500 years old.

Accommodations on Sicily


Also called Ile de beauté – Island of Beauty. Mountainous landscapes and solitary bathing bays are spread all over Corsica. The touristic east offers numerous sandy beaches although it is overcrowded during the summer months. The west coast is more exclusive and offers many bays which can only be reached by foot. Bathing temperatures are pleasant until mid October. This makes it possible to book this heavenly holiday domicile for a favourable price during the off-peak season beginning in September. A price difference of 50 % in comparison to the main season is not uncommon.

Accommodations on Corsica

Terrace with view


In 1993 Minorca became Unesco biosphere reserve due to its conservation of the environment which is combined with social and economic development. Especially due to this distinction Minorca is a Mecca for nature lovers. Untouched landscapes, car-free cities and clean waters are characteristics of this island. Minorca guarantees peace and recreation. The south of the island offers numerous beaches where you can take a long stroll along the beach. The small taverns invite you in for a drink and a meal. Almost everything that the sea offers is prepared freshly and barbecued. A small downside: the prices for the holiday accommodations are a bit higher than on the neighbouring island Majorca.

Accommodations on Minorca


Krk is ideal for travellers with a small holiday budget. atraveo offers holiday accommodations for under 300 euros per week. Regardless of the cheap accommodation Krk is as beautiful and popular like the other other Mediterranean islands. Small bathing bays with pebbles are spread all over the island which does not affect the idyllic feeling. The most popular beach is situated near Baska. Krk is the ideal place for divers: A species-rich sea fauna and flora will ensure the dives here are unforgettable experiences.

Accommodations on Krk

More accommodations on islands in the Mediterranean:

Island Brac
Island Pag
Island Rab