Ionian Islands2024-05-16T17:27:58+03:00

Ionian Islands

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The Ionian Islands boast a rich history, influenced by various civilizations, including the Venetians, French, and British. Visitors can look forward to a diverse range of historical sites, taste local cuisine and enjoy the warm hospitality of the islands. Here you will find Corfu, with its lush greenery and cultural scene, Kefalonia, with its picturesque beaches and the dramatic Melissani Cave and some more unknown destinations.

What’s popular in the Ionian Islands

What’s popular in the Ionian Islands

turquoise waters

Delos Island, Cyclades

The Ionian Islands are known for their mesmerizing turquoise waters, and lush greenery, which create picturesque bays to swim and explore.

cultural richness

Corfu

Each island of the Ionian has a distinct feature and cultural heritage, including the UNESCO-listed Old Town and Achilleion Palace in Corfu.

majestic caves

Melissani Cave, Kefalonia

From the subterranean lake in Melissani Cave, to the Blue Caves along Zakynthos island and Papanikolis Cave in Lefkada, the region houses over 40 caves.

distinctive cuisine

Church of Saint John, Patmos

The Ionian Islands offer a unique culinary experience, blending Italian and Greek flavors, featuring local specialties like Bourdeto, Sofrito and Pastitsada.

Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most frequently asked questions about the Ionian.

What are some famous festivals and events in the Ionian islands?2024-03-30T17:19:02+02:00

The Easter celebrations in Corfu are well known and many people travel to experience them. More famous festivals include the music festivals of Paxos and Kefalonia, the Carnival in Zakynthos and the International Folklore Festival in Lefkada.

Less touristy islands with unique experiences in the Ionian archipelago?2024-03-30T17:19:03+02:00

Check out Ithaka, Meganisi, Kythira, Paxos and Kastos. They provide a tranquil escape with authentic charm, and a laid back taste of Greek island life.

Best times to visit the Ionian Islands for ideal weather and fewer crowds?2024-03-30T17:19:04+02:00

Best season is spring (April to June) and fall (September to October). The weather is still pleasant, but the tourist crowds are much smaller. It is best to check specific islands and loval events to narrow down your destination.

Destinations in the Ionian Islands

  • Kythira

    Features: ● Serene Retreat ● Rugged Beauty ● Authentic Experiences

  • Ithaka

    Features: ● Serenity + Lush Greenery ● Picturesque Ports ● Undiscovered

  • Lefkada

    Features: ● Caribbean of Greece ● Yachting ● Private Islands

  • Corfu

    Features: ● Romance ● Aristocracy & Noble Mansions ● Idyllic Beaches

  • Paxos & Antipaxos

    Features: ● Gorgeous Beaches ● Lush Scenary ● Peaceful Holidays

  • Kefalonia

    Features: ● Melissani Cave ● Myrtos Beach ● Fishing Villages

Destinations in the Ionian Islands

  • Kythira

    Features: ● Serene Retreat ● Rugged Beauty ● Authentic Experiences

  • Ithaka

    Features: ● Serenity + Lush Greenery ● Picturesque Ports ● Undiscovered

  • Lefkada

    Features: ● Caribbean of Greece ● Yachting ● Private Islands

  • Corfu

    Features: ● Romance ● Aristocracy & Noble Mansions ● Idyllic Beaches

  • Paxos & Antipaxos

    Features: ● Gorgeous Beaches ● Lush Scenary ● Peaceful Holidays

  • Kefalonia

    Features: ● Melissani Cave ● Myrtos Beach ● Fishing Villages

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