Holidays in Ionian Islands

Located on the western side of Greece, the Ionian islands distinguish for their wonderful green nature and the stunning beaches. Most Ionian islands, like Corfu, Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Lefkada, are large in size and they are getting very popular with tourists in summer. World famous for the fantastic beaches with the exotic water, these islands in the Ionian Sea are frequently included among the best Greek destinations and feature in world travel magazines.

In this Ionian islands travel guide, we present the most stunning islands on this part of the country. Check the special sections of each Ionian island that we present and find out useful tourist information plus a wide range of Ionian hotels. These islands are easy to reach by plane from Athens or abroad and also by ferry from Italy or mainland ports of Greece. Especially in tourist season, there are many ferries from Italy to Corfu, Kefalonia and Zakynthos, Ionian islands.

Kefalonia in Ionian, Greece

Kefalonia is the largest island of the Ionian Sea, famous for its fantastic coastline and the relaxing atmosphere. Kefalonia beaches, like Myrtos, Antisamos and Skala, feature frequently in travel magazines among the best beaches in the world. This is a lovely summer destination, ideal for families and people looking for quiet holidays. In summer, there are direct flights to Kefalonia from European airports and ferries from Italy.

Lefkada in Ionian, Greece

The island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea is world famous for its stunning, Caribbean-like beaches on the western coasts. The beaches of Porto Katsiki, Egremni and Kathisma amaze visitors with the exotic waters with the various shade of blue. Lefkada is also famous for its great windsurfing and kitesurfing conditions, especially in the beaches of Vassiliki and Agios Ioannis. Although Lefkada is an island, it is connected to the Greek mainland with a bridge and therefore accessible by car.

Ithaca in Ionian, Greece

Ithaca island is world famous as the beloved homeland of Ulysses (Odysseus), the legendary hero of Homer. In literature, its name is frequently connected to a significant goal of a lifetime and the peace of soul. In fact, this small island in the Ionian Sea is a fantastic place for total relaxation. With lush greenery, small coves with crystal water and authentic style, this is a gorgeous place if you are looking for peaceful holidays. Ithaca hotels and tourism Tourism in Ithaca is not much developed....

Kythira in Ionian, Greece

Once you discover it, Kythira island steals your heart! Due to its geographical location, in the crossroad between the Aegean and the Ionian Sea, just south of the eastern side of Peloponnese, Kythira is a wonderful Greek island totally off-the-beaten track. It distinguishes for the Venetian architecture, the natural beauty and the secluded beaches. A private or rental means or transport is necessary to see the island because public transport is not sufficient and does not cover all interesting places...