Islands for sale in Europe usually entertain as much history as the region itself. Europe's geography reveals great variation within relatively small areas. The alpine islands of Sweden and Norway are usually tucked away inland among pristine lakes and trees, more reminiscent of the Canadi... + Read More
an wilds, complete with cabins either rugged or luxurious. Private island castles for sale in Ireland offer romance and lush green landscapes whereas Greek islands provide a Mediterranean climate and a jet set lifestyle. The northern islands are more famous for fishing and outdoor activities whereas you may enjoy sailing and sunning on a more year round basis on your private island villa off Ibiza.
From the northern lake islands of Finland to the medieval island fortresses of Italy, private islands available for sale in Europe are rare and expensive. Each country has its own legislation regarding foreign ownership, but France, Spain and Italy are among the counties in Europe offering freehold opportunities to foreigners. For the most part, Europe is politically and economically stable. The European Union provides good opportunities for island investment in countries that have recently joined and opportunities can be expected to grow in countries that have yet to officially join the EU. - Read Less