Discover 5 Italy’s Best-Hidden Gem Islands: Best-Kept Secrets

Italy’s more commonly known islands and beaches often take the spotlight; however, there are best-hidden gem islands that are also well worth your consideration.

Whether you want an isolated, remote getaway or one that is easier to reach, read on to discover some of the best-hidden gem islands in Italy.

5 Italy’s Best-Hidden Gem Islands


One of the most secluded Egadi Islands provides a getaway from congested traffic and overpopulated beaches. It contains protected waters perfect for snorkelling and diving among abundant marine wildlide. Marettimo is also a paradise for walkers and botanists. Keep an eye out for rare plants and flowers, birds of prey and donkeys.


Another place where you can escape crowds and traffic is Panarea. This island, which lies east of the Aeolian Islands and is popular with celebrities like Bill Gates and Beyonce, is a great place to go yachting or rent out old-fashioned wooden boats.

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This island is perfect for those in need of a change of scenery from the beach. This island is adjacent to Tunisia and is composed of volcanic rock, making it ideal for a relaxing mud bath or sauna. With caves to explore and spas to unwind in, this island has something for everyone including production of sweet wines, Moscato di Pantelleria and Moscato Passito di Pantelleria made from the Zibibbi grape.


The native tales and traditions of Ponza, the largest of the Pontine Islands, contribute to the island’s otherworldly atmosphere. Ponza has many secluded bays Blue Grottoes and coves, as well as rugged slopes and cliffs, for those in search of seclusion. Over spring and summer, the centre of Ponza comes alive with parties and festivals.


The most populous of the Tuscan Islands, it is a great option for those seeking either ancient sites or luxurious beaches. Napoleon exiled here in 1814-15. Elba, with its Roman villa ruins and cable car to the peak of Monte Capanne, is a popular destination for Italians during the summer months; visitors seeking peace and quiet should visit the island in the winter. Search hotels Here:

If you’re looking for a hidden gem among Italy’s islands and beaches, talk to a WorldLee Journeys today to get professional advice and start making your dream a reality.

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