Ionian Islands

A seven day trip in the unique islands and coasts of the Ionian Sea... Check out our suggestions...

Corfu

Odysseus' last stop on his long journey home to Ithaca, the island owes its sophistication and charm to the meshing of the different civilizations that have occupied it. Abundantly endowed with natural beauty, green and fertile Corfu has numerous sandy beaches as well as historical monuments to attract visitors Sights: Fortresses, museums, churches, monasteries, Pontikonisi and bazaars in villages when they celebrate religious dates. Delicacies: Numerous dishes with Roman names, Ginger beer

Paxi & Antipaxi

An exquisite miniature world fertile and green with pine, olive and fruit trees, vineyards and gardens all leading to amazing beaches with crystal waters, either sandy ones or rocky ones with spectacular white cliffs, punctuated by delightful coves and intriguing grottoes. Sights: 19'h century villages, Venetian castle, windmills, monasteries, unspoiled beaches

Lefkada

Mountainous and totally green, with coast slopes gently down to the sea, which is sheltered from the wind and dotted with thickly wooded islets. Breathtaking green bays with crystal clear waters among other natural beau- ties attract visitors Sights: Ancient sites, Venetian castle, monasteries, museum

Kefalonia

A land of contrasts-breathtaking gold or white beaches, deep coves, rugged rocky shores, green and fertile areas with cedar-Iike fir trees that grow nowhere else in the world, olive and fruit trees, caves with unusual stalagmites and pale blue waters shattering into a myriad of phantasmagoric colors. Sights: Katavothres (a rare geological phenomenon, where sea enters through an opening in the rock and 'disappears'), churches, ancient and Roman ruins, monasteries. Delicacies: 'Mandola' and other almond flavored sweets, local pastries

Ithaca

Home of Odysseus, Homer's hero, an earthly paradise with green mountains and captivating coves, with caves for exploring, lovely beaches for bathing, uncrowded hamlets, a lot of strong nightlife. Sights: Cave of the Nymphs, monasteries, and museums. Delicacies: 'Ravani' A semolina syrup sweet

Zakynthos

According to Venetians, this was the 'flower of the Orient', with the emerald green sea, the pine-studded mountains, slopes with flowers of every kind, the musical people and their famous hospitality. Sights: Venetian towers, churches of the 12' and 14'h century, springs, caves. Delicacies: 'Mandolato' a nougat pastry

Corinth Canal

The connection between Aegean and lonion islands with a 3,2 miles long, narrow channel, completed in 1893, offering an outstanding view either from the top or passing thought the channel.

Patra

The third largest city in Greece, with neoclassic buildings among modem ones, big squares and the harbor, where visitors may enjoy nightlife and excursions to wineries (Achaia Clauss), Medieval castles and old churches.

Galaxidi

A beautiful town attracting visitors from Athens and other places all year round. Sights: Neoclassical buildings and stone mansions, nightlife and tavernas with fresh fish, beaches

Trizonia

Not far from Galaxidi is a natural bay, set amongst green valleys with only a few inhabitants. Popular to sailing yachts, which find shelter, provisioning and water.

Parga

A picturesque town overlooking the small harbor with houses in a full spectrum of colors, which is built on the remains of a Venetian castle. A real jewel on the mainland that has been affected by all civilizations that have possessed it.