List of islands of Italy

This is a list of islands of Italy.

Islands in the Mediterranean

Albarella 45°04′39″N 12°20′25″E / 45.077417°N 12.340389°E
Argentarola Islet - 42°25′07″N 11°04′53″E / 42.418528°N 11.081389°E
Bergeggi 44°14′04″N 8°26′42″E / 44.234391°N 8.444915°E

Campanian Archipelago

Capri and Ischia map it
Flegrean Islands.

Cervaro Skerry - 40°04′38″N 16°36′19″E / 40.077121°N 16.605152°E

Cheradi Islands

Map of Cheradi Islands, Italy
Cheradi Islands

Cirella - 39°41′56″N 15°48′07″E / 39.698889°N 15.801944°E
Coreca Reefs - 39°05′41″N 16°04′49″E / 39.094796°N 16.080224°E
Dino - 39°52′26″N 15°46′30″E / 39.873889°N 15.775°E
Ferale Skerry - 44°04′16″N 9°46′52″E / 44.071078°N 9.781013°E
Formica di Burano - 42°22′50″N 11°18′40″E / 42.380437°N 11.311083°E
Formiche Skerries - 38°39′35″N 15°50′43″E / 38.659802°N 15.845192°E
Galea Skerries - 38°36′22″N 15°50′59″E / 38.606111°N 15.849722°E
Galera Skerries - 39°59′53″N 16°36′41″E / 39.998024°N 16.611303°E
Gallinara - 44°01′32″N 8°13′35″E / 44.0255°N 8.226333°E
Gallipoli - 40°03′20″N 17°59′30″E / 40.055556°N 17.991667°E

Godano Skerry - 38°38′20″N 15°49′34″E / 38.638815°N 15.826092°E

Grado Lagoon

Grilla Skerry - 40°01′12″N 16°36′26″E / 40.020075°N 16.607106°E
Incudine Skerry - 39°58′50″N 16°37′04″E / 39.980685°N 16.617684°E
Isca Skerries - 39°08′52″N 16°03′27″E / 39.147672°N 16.057500°E
Isolotto - 42°22′53″N 11°12′38″E / 42.381389°N 11.210556°E
Le Castella - 38°54′32″N 17°01′24″E / 38.908889°N 17.023333°E

La Spezia Islands

Arcipelago spezzino
Arcipelago Spezzino (Liguria).

Licosa - 40°15′05″N 14°54′01″E / 40.251337°N 14.900211°E

Marano lagoon

Sant'Andrea - 45°42′55″N 13°12′58″E / 45.715378°N 13.216197°E
Monaca Skerry - 38°43′38″N 16°01′11″E / 38.727150°N 16.019687°E
Oremus Skerries - 39°37′17″N 15°50′49″E / 39.621270°N 15.846808°E
Palombaro Skerry - 38°41′06″N 15°55′11″E / 38.685047°N 15.919596°E
Pedagne Islands

Pietra Galera Skerry - 38°20′25″N 15°49′47″E / 38.340264°N 15.829744°E
Pietra Grande Skerry - 38°45′11″N 16°34′03″E / 38.753042°N 16.56761°E

Pontine Islands

Pontine Islands map
Pontine Islands.

Porto Cesareo Lagoon - 40°15′11″N 17°54′05″E / 40.252919°N 17.901506°E

Regina Skerries - 39°28′07″N 15°58′13″E / 39.468667°N 15.97025°E
Riaci Skerries - 38°40′17″N 15°52′07″E / 38.671415°N 15.868620°E
Ringa Skerries - 38°41′04″N 15°55′01″E / 38.684444°N 15.916944°E
Rossa Islet - 42°22′40″N 11°07′49″E / 42.377647°N 11.130411°E
Russa Skerry - 40°00′29″N 16°36′41″E / 40.008162°N 16.611254°E
Safò Skerries - 38°43′19″N 16°03′57″E / 38.721876°N 16.065841°E
Sant'Isidoro - 40°13′08″N 17°55′16″E / 40.218982°N 17.921020°E
Santo Ianni - 39°58′02″N 15°42′57″E / 39.96726°N 15.71585°E
Scorzone Skerry - 39°51′24″N 15°47′20″E / 39.856554°N 15.789001°E
Sparviero Islet - 42°47′51″N 10°42′44″E / 42.797397°N 10.712286°E
Trachini Skerry - 38°22′45″N 15°51′23″E / 38.379161°N 15.856509°E


Tuscan Archipelago

Tuscan archipelago
Tuscan Archipelago.

Ulivo Skerry - 38°22′53″N 15°51′25″E / 38.381502°N 15.857079°E

Venetian Lagoon

Vrace Skerry


40°00′00″N 9°00′00″E / 40.0000°N 9.0000°E

Isole della Sardegna
Island of Sardinia
Asinara map
Asinara Island
Tavolara Island map
Tavolara Island


37°30′N 14°00′E / 37.5°N 14°E

Isole della Sicilia
Islands of Sicily
Aegadian Islands map
Aegadian Islands
Mappa Eolie
Aeolian Islands.
Pelagie Islands map it
Pelagian Islands.

Islands in lakes

Island in rivers

Islands in Po delta

  • Isola Albarella
  • Isola Donzella
  • Isola di Ariano

See also

Cheradi Islands

The Cheradi Islands (Italian: Isole Cheradi) in the Gulf of Taranto are a small archipelago of the harbor basin of the Mar Grande of Taranto. The island group consists of the two islands of San Pietro and San Paolo. Previously, there was still a third island, San Nicolicchio, but was destroyed through the expansion of the cargo port. Administratively, the islands belong to the old town of Taranto (municipality III Città Vecchia - Borgo).


Filicudi (Italian pronunciation: [filiˈkuːdi]) is one of eight islands that make up the Aeolian archipelago, situated 30–50 km (19–31 mi) northeast of the island of Sicily, southern Italy. It is a frazione of the comune of Lipari.


Giudecca (Italian: [dʒuˈdɛkka]; Venetian: Zueca) is an island in the Venetian Lagoon, in northern Italy. It is part of the sestiere of Dorsoduro and is a locality of the comune of Venice.

Insular Italy

Insular Italy (Italian: Italia insulare or just Isole) is one of the five official statistical regions of Italy used by the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), a first level NUTS region and a European Parliament constituency. Insular Italy encompasses two of the country's 20 regions: Sardinia and Sicily.

Isola di San Michele

San Michele is an island in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy. It is associated with the sestiere of Cannaregio, from which it lies a short distance northeast.

La Maddalena

La Maddalena (Gallurese: Madalena or La Madalena, Sardinian: Sa Madalena) is a

comune located on the islands of the Maddalena archipelago in the province of Sassari, northern Sardinia, Italy.

The main town of the same name is located on homonymous island.


Lampione (Sicilian: Lampiuni, English: Lantern) is a small rocky island located in the Mediterranean Sea, which belongs geographically to the Pelagie Islands and administratively to the comune of Lampedusa e Linosa, Province of Agrigento, region of Sicily, Italy. It is about 200 metres (656 feet) long and 180 metres (591 feet) across, and has an area of 4 hectares (9.9 acres) and a highest elevation of 36 metres (118 feet).

The islet is uninhabited, the only building being a lighthouse. According to the legend, the island was a rock which had fallen from the hands of the cyclops Polyphemus.Lampione is part of the Riserva Marina Isole Pelagie, and its vegetation and wildlife are strictly protected. Animal species include the endemic Podarcis filfolensis ssp. laurentimulleri (also found on Linosa), which is a subspecies of Maltese wall lizard, numerous migrating birds, and the Armadillidium hirtum pelagicum, a land crustacean. The waters are populated by sharks, including the sandbar shark, groupers, lobsters, and varieties of yellow and pink coral.


Levanzo (Sicilian: Lèvanzu) is the smallest of the three main Aegadian Islands in the Mediterranean Sea west of Sicily, Italy. It forms a part of the municipality (comune) of Favignana in the Province of Trapani.

Lido di Venezia

The Lido, or Venice Lido (Lido di Venezia), is an 11-kilometre-long (7-mile) sandbar in Venice, northern Italy; it is home to about 20,000 residents. The Venice Film Festival takes place at the Lido every September.


Linosa (Sicilian: Linusa) is one of the Pelagie Islands in the Sicily Channel of the Mediterranean Sea.

The island is a part of the comune of Lampedusa e Linosa, part of the province of Agrigento, Sicily. It has a population of 430.

Maddalena archipelago

The 'Maddalena Archipelago' is a group of islands in the Strait of Bonifacio between Corsica (France) and north-eastern Sardinia (Italy). The whole archipelago makes the territory of the La Maddalena comune.


Panarea (Italian pronunciation: [panaˈrɛːa]; Ancient Greek: Εὐώνυμος Euōnymos) is the second smallest (after Basiluzzo) of the eight Aeolian Islands, a volcanic island chain north of Sicily, southern Italy. It is a frazione of the comune of Lipari. There are currently about 280 residents living on the island year-round; however the population increases dramatically in summer with the influx of tourists. In recent years, the island has become known internationally for its celebrity visitors.

Pelagie Islands

The Pelagie Islands (Italian: Isole Pelagie; Sicilian: Ìsuli Pilaggî), from the Greek πέλαγος, pélagos meaning "open sea", are the three small islands of Lampedusa, Linosa, and Lampione, located in the Mediterranean Sea between Malta and Tunisia, south of Sicily. To the northwest lie the island of Pantelleria and the Strait of Sicily. Geographically, part of the archipelago (Lampedusa and Lampione) belongs to the African continent and it is an Italian maritime exclave in the Tunisian continental shelf; politically and administratively the islands fall within the Sicilian province of Agrigento and represent the southernmost part of Italy.

Despite pockets of agriculture, the islands are unnaturally barren due to wanton deforestation and the disappearance of the native olive groves, juniper and carob plantations. Fifty years ago much of the landscape was farmland bounded by dry stone walls but today, the local economy is based on fishing – sponge fishing and canning – supplemented by tourism in Lampedusa.

Salina, Sicily

Salina (Italian pronunciation: [saˈliːna]) is one of the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily, southern Italy. It is the second largest island in the archipelago.

Salina is divided between three comuni: Santa Marina on the eastern coast, Malfa to the north, and Leni to the south-west. From Leni down towards the sea is the village of Rinella. Above the village of Leni is Valdichiesa in the center of the island. The other smaller villages are Capo Faro, Pollara and Lingua.

There are currently approximately 2,600 residents living on the island.

Sant'Andrea Island

Sant'Andrea Island (Italian: Isola di Sant'Andrea) is a small island near Gallipoli in the Ionian Sea.


Stromboli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈstromboli]; Sicilian: Struògnuli, Ancient Greek: Στρογγύλη, Strongúlē) is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy. It is one of the eight Aeolian Islands, a volcanic arc north of Sicily. Its name is derived from the Ancient Greek name Strongúlē, which was derived from στρογγύλος (strongúlos, "round"), after the volcano's round, conical appearance when seen from a distance. The island's population is about 500. The volcano has erupted many times and is constantly active with minor eruptions, often visible from many points on the island and from the surrounding sea, giving rise to the island's nickname "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean".Stromboli stands 926 m (3,038 ft) above sea level,

and over 2,700 m (8,860 ft) on average above the sea floor. There are three active craters at the peak. A significant geological feature of the volcano is the Sciara del Fuoco ("stream of fire"), a big horseshoe-shaped depression generated in the last 13,000 years by several collapses on the northwestern side of the cone. Approximately 2 km (1.2 mi) to the northeast lies Strombolicchio, the volcanic plug remnant of the original volcano.


Tinetto is an Italian island situated in the Gulf of La Spezia, in the eastern part of the Ligurian Sea. It is part of an archipelago of three closely spaced islands jutting out south from the mainland at Portovenere. In 1997, the archipelago, together with Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Tino (island)

Tino is an Italian island situated in the Ligurian Sea, at the westernmost end of the Gulf of La Spezia. It is part of an archipelago of three closely spaced islands jutting out south from the mainland at Portovenere. The largest of the three, Palmaria, lies to the north and the tiny Tinetto to the south.

In 1997, the archipelago, together with Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.


Ustica (Sicilian: Ùstica) is the name of a small island, about 5 kilometres (3 mi) across, situated 52 kilometres (32 mi) north of Capo Gallo, Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Roughly 1,300 people live in the comune (municipality) of the same name. There is regular ferry service from the island to Palermo, Italy.

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