Embarking from Athens and passing though Corinth Canal with the charming translucent waters, may stop to the port of Galaxidi. Next morning you can visit by car Delphi, a place with ancient monuments and the Sanctuary dedicated to Apollo. Departing at noontime and heading towards the Ionian Sea, one meets first a handful of uninhabited island of untouched beauty with fertile lands and superb beaches. Separated from Ithaca by a channel some 2 to 4 kilometres wide, Cephalonia, the fifth largest island in Greece appears.
Anchoring at Fiskardo the northernmost harbour in Cephalonia you will be charmed by its traditional tavernas. Do not forget to try its fabulous wine Robola and the honey of thyme. Heading north one can visit the island of Lefkada. It has its unique contrasting beauties, such as the rocky wavy bays on the island west shores.
Sailing upwards one can find the islands of Paxi and Antipaxi with their ports and small world waiting to be discovered. Atnipaxi serve as a refuge for those seeking refuge. Pleasant visits may be made to Parga, a small town on the mainland with a Venetian fortress and a wonderful beach. The last stop of Odysseus on his long journey home to Ithaca was Corfu. Different civilizations have occupied the island, so you can find Venetian castles and villas. Last but not least is the island of Zakynthos.
The southern most of the Ionian islands has many wonderful places to get to know and dozens of beaches to choose from sandy and sheltered with invitingly emerald green water, providing also refuge in one of them of the turtle Careta Careta. The pine studded mountains is musical people and their hospitality are features at one could never forget once on the island.
|Day 1||Patra - Kefalonia||52|
|Day 2||Kefalonla - Lefkas||36|
|Day 3||Lefkas - Antipaxi - Paxi||35|
|Day 4||Paxi - Corfu||30|
|Day 5||Corfu - Parga||33|
|Day 6||Parga - Meganissi||42|
|Day 7||Meganissi - Ithaki||19|
|Day 8||Ithaki - Patra||52|
|Day 1||Athens - Canal - Galaxidi||75|
|Day 2||Galaxidi - Patra||38|
|Day 3||Patra - Zakynthos||50|
|Day 4||Zakynthos - Kefalonia||42|
|Day 5||Kefalonia - Ithaki||17|
|Day 6||Ithaki - Lefkas||28|
|Day 7||Lefkas - Antipaxi - Paxi||35|
|Day 8||Paxi - Corfu||30|
|Day 9||Corfu - Parga||33|
|Day 10||Parga - Preveza||27|
|Day 11||Preveza - Meganissi||21|
|Day 12||Meganissi - Nafpaktos||60|
|Day 13||Nafpaktos - Trizonia||12|
|Day 14||Trizonia - Kiato||30|
|Day 15||Kiato - Canal - Athens||45|