There are more than a few reasons for you to opt for a holiday on the Ionian Islands, Greece. This is a group of Greek islands, actually these seven of them are more known and most visited: Corfu, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Paxos, Zakynthos, Kythira. In addition, there are also some smaller uninhabited islands that ones can explore if they wish, in various ways.
From a holiday home on the Ionian Islands in Greece, the island of Corfu is a wonderful destination for a day trip even. The capital of this island is the city of Corfu. The coast is rather rocky and offers several gravel beaches, as well as perfect conditions for snorkeling. The weather is wonderful here most of the times, the olive trees give the island a unique atmosphere and they are a major source of income considering the olive oil produced here.
A holiday on the Ionian Islands, Greece, can also take you to this island, with a floating bridge or a boat bridge being its only connection with the inland. Lefkas is a mountainous island with a cozy atmosphere, the highest peak here being Elati, 1158 meters high. The coastline offers natural fluctuations with bays and unique shapes. Lefkos = white, the white cliffs are the calling card of this island. For history lovers, the myths which dominate this island's past will be more than impressive. Enjoy the beautiful nature here s well!
Ithaca also played a major role in the myths of Homer. The highest mountain is Niritos with 809M. This island is a popular stop for several day trips by boat.
Kelafonia is a special peninsula, discover it from a holiday home on the Ionian Islands, Greece. As strange as it may sound, near this island lies the Rabbit Island, uninhabited, with the only population here being one of... rabbits. Visit the harbor at Fiskardo or the peaceful village of Assos with the beautiful beach. Discover the Drogarati caves or the Monastery of Gerasimos.
A family holiday on the Ionian Islands, should also incorporate Paxi, one of the most beautiful destinations in Greece. You will find here three well-known places like the adventurous Gaios harbor, Lakka and Loggos. The west coast has impressive limestone cliffs, and is a major tourist attraction. When you look around on this island, you will also notice that there is an impressive number of olive trees.
Enjoy this mix of romance and coziness, nature and culture, peace and adventure on these Greek islands.