The Ionian Sea is a part of the Mediterranean Sea positioned south of the Adriatic Sea, and bordered by southern Italy and Sicily in the west, and by Albania and Greece in the east.
The temperate climate; the deep and cool sea waters; the mountains; the lush vegetation; the cultural heritage; and the cheerfulness of the inhabitants, make the Ionian Islands the ideal place for a holiday as well as rest and relaxation. Travel at your own speed between the Ionian Islands. The Ionian has a selection of beautiful islands, which are very different from those of the Aegean. Greener, mellower and overall differently colored, with paler, sweeter pastel shades. Culture, architecture, music, tastes and traditions have a slightly Italian and English touch to them.With their superb beaches, excellent marinas and safe harbours, yachting enthusiasts will have the experience of a lifetime. It is the ideal yachting destination. The Greeks call them the ‘Seven Islands’, but there are many more of these emerald gems. Sail the Ionian Sea and discover its unique islands.
The Venetians called this island “The Flower of the East”. Have a swim at the wide sandy beaches in the company of sea turtles, go snorkeling or scuba diving between rocks and in underwater caves. Navagio, an undoubtedly postcard perfect beach of the Ionian Sea, and one of the most famous and most photographed beaches in Europe.
“Keep Ithaca always in your mind. Arriving there is what you are destined for” wrote the great Greek poet Constantinos Cavafy. This peaceful island is formed by two large peninsulas connected by a narrow isthmus. It is an island for travellers excited by discovery, and most of all… for those in search of their own private Ithaca.
Beautiful beaches, delightful ports, a national park and locals always ready for a laugh. With its sparkling azure waters and dazzling beaches has been a popular holiday spot for decades. The island was chosen for filming the Hollywood movie Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. Endless private beaches and bays of exceptional beauty, such as Myrto and Makri Gialos.
You’ll be hooked by the charm of these two small, emerald islands: The beaches are unparalleled: white sand or pebbles lapped by glittering water. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences to look forward to: the sunset from the white cliffs at Eremitis, exploring caves and hikes in search of historic cisterns. Paxoi and Antipaxoi is colors..a paradise that marries graphic surrounds with nobility..
Corfu, the Country of Phaeacians. It charms visitors with the Venetian style, its rich multi-cultural heritage and its crystal clear seas. Many beautiful beaches are found around the island. Isolated picturesque coves or large and crowded beaches with beach bars, tavernas and watersports. A favourite destination for mariners, the Diapontia islands are ideal for diving and fishing.
Parga, on the coast of Epirus, is one of the most picturesque and cosmopolitan points of northwestern Greece. Historical sightseeing and gold beaches with the crystal blue water. Enjoy the beaches in the tiny bays between Parga and Syvota. Here are just a few: Ai-Giannakis, Kryoneri and Sarakiniko. Welcome to Parga, the town with the island feel.