Kythera is located near to the southern tip of the Peloponnese peninsula and is an island with a great and long history. Its strategic maritime location has attracted seafaring merchants and conquerors from all over the known world for many years.
2 Paxos Island
Paxos is one of the smallest islands at the Ionian Sea, as it is only 13 kilometers in length. The travelers can easily reach the island by boat from the harbour on Corfu. Come here and have an exclusive vacation experience, as the island’s attraction are many; there are several luxury resorts and cosmopolitan spots.
3 Lefkada Island
Lefkada is an island surrounded islets and is connected to the mainland of Greece. Because of that connection it is considered to be the ideal destination for a summer trip.
4 Ithaki Island
Ithaki is the island with the longest and most ancient story of all the Ionian Islands. It is linked to the Homer’s tale “Odysseia” and to its hero Odysseus. Furthermore, do not miss to visit the Arethoussa Spring and the Cave of the Nymphs, where you can really connect to the legend of Odysseus.
5 Kefalonia Island
Kefalonia, which is also known as Cephalonia, is the largest of Ionian Islands and the one with the most majestic scenery. The town of the island is called Argostoli and is like an amphitheater that overlooks the Koutavous lagoon.
6 Zakynthos Island
Zakynthos, which is also known as Zante, is the third largest of the Ionian Islands and is known for its beautiful and various beaches.
7 Corfu Island
Corfu is an island linked also to the legend of Odysseus, as the Greek hero stopped here before returning to Ithaca. The island is known for its cultural diversity having architectural influences of the many foreign empires that ruled here.