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Ionian Islands 7-day Itinerary

Greek Ionian Islands 7-day Crewed Yacht Charter Itinerary

Welcome to Songs in the Sails Yacht Charters, where we bring you the ultimate crewed yacht charter vacation in Greece, exploring the mesmerizing Ionian islands for 7 days. Our journey begins in Corfu, and we’ll be sailing to some of the most beautiful destinations in the region.

Day 1: Paxos –

Paxos Island- crewed yacht charter itinerary

33 NM Our adventure starts in Paxos, a small island with a unique charm. You can easily sail around its 10-kilometer-long and four-kilometer-wide coastline. The southwestern coast boasts silver-green olive groves and white sandy beaches that surround the capital, Gaios. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Antipaxos, a nearby island with magnificent caves and inviting beaches like Voutourni and Vrikei.

Places to Visit:

  • Gaios: Explore the charming capital of Paxos, with its large quay stretching across the town. Don’t miss the fortresses at Agios Nikolaos, monasteries, and the enchanting sea caves at Grotto of Ipapantis.
  • Antipaxos: Discover this small, barren island with magnificent caves and beautiful swimming spots.

Places to Eat:

  • Try the local tavernas in Gaios for authentic Greek dishes, seafood, and traditional delicacies.
  • Enjoy a meal at one of the tavernas on Antipaxos, offering fresh seafood and stunning views.

Day 2: Ithaki –

taverna Ionian crewed yacht charter Itinerary

56 NM Today, we sail to the mythical land of Odysseus, Ithaki. Explore the southernmost tip of Andri and enjoy a delicious meal at a local tavern. Continue your journey northwest until you reach the majestic bay of Molos, home to Vathi, Ithaki’s main harbor. While here, visit Kioni and Frikes, along with Stavros, where it’s said that Odysseus set sail for Troy.

Places to Visit:

  • Vathi: Explore the majestic bay of Molos and visit Vathi, Ithaki’s main harbor.
  • Kioni and Frikes: Visit these charming villages with whitewashed houses and picturesque surroundings.
  • Stavros: Explore the place from where Odysseus is said to have sailed for Troy.

Places to Eat:

  • Savor traditional Greek dishes and fresh seafood at the tavernas in Vathi, Kioni, and Frikes.

Day 3: Cephalonia –

18 NM Cephalonia, the largest island in the Ionian, awaits your discovery. This rugged and mountainous island boasts an ancient history, once part of the kingdom of Odysseus. Explore the intriguing ruins at Krani and immerse yourself in the island’s rich heritage.

Places to Visit:

  • Argostoli: Discover the capital of Cephalonia and visit the remains that reflect its past. Don’t miss the archaeological sites at Krani.
  • Lixouri: Explore this town across the gulf from Argostoli.

Places to Eat:

  • Enjoy Greek cuisine at the tavernas in Argostoli and Lixouri.

Day 4: Preveza –

44 NM As we sail to Preveza, enjoy the view of the impressive archeological site of Nikopolis, built by Octavian to commemorate his victory in the battle of Actium against Marc Anthony and Cleopatra. Preveza is a commercial port with great shopping options for provisioning and various tavernas and cafes to enjoy.

Places to Visit:

  • Nikopolis: Visit the archeological site of Nikopolis and explore the historical significance of this ancient city.

Places to Eat:

  • In Preveza, you’ll find various tavernas and cafes offering delicious Greek dishes and local specialties.

Day 5: Parga –

27 NM Parga, a coastal town, greets you with its turquoise blue waters and picturesque setting on steep slopes. Wander through the village and visit the captivating castle that was once the target of the infamous Ali Pasha.

Places to Visit:

  • Parga: Explore the impressive village constructed on steep slopes and take a walk to the captivating castle.

Places to Eat:

  • Savor seafood and Greek delicacies at the tavernas and restaurants in Parga, enjoying the stunning waterfront views.

beach in the Ionian crewed yacht charter Itinerary

Day 6: Corfu –

corfu Ionian crewed yacht charter Itinerary

35 NM Our final destination brings us back to Corfu, a lush green island steeped in history. The island’s architecture reflects its intriguing past, from Roman and Byzantine influences to Venetian and British colonial periods. Take some time to explore Corfu’s captivating landmarks and soak in its rich cultural heritage.

Places to Visit:

  • Kassiopi: Visit this picturesque village and find shelter behind the mole.
  • Paliokastritsa: Explore this beautiful bay with turquoise blue waters.

Places to Eat:

  • Enjoy the culinary delights of Corfu at the tavernas and restaurants in Kassiopi and Paliokastritsa.

On this 7-day yacht charter vacation with Songs in the Sails, you’ll be enchanted by the breathtaking landscapes, ancient history, and vibrant culture of the Ionian islands. Each stop offers unique experiences and endless opportunities to create cherished memories. Join us on this unforgettable journey through Greece’s captivating waters.

Throughout your journey, indulge in the delightful Greek cuisine, featuring fresh seafood, grilled meats, moussaka, souvlaki, Greek salads, and other traditional dishes. The Ionian islands offer a rich gastronomic experience, and each stop on the itinerary presents a chance to savor regional specialties and local flavors that will undoubtedly add to the magic of your yacht charter vacation in Greece.

Let’s book your Greek yacht charter vacation! Contact us today!

Come Sail Away with Songs In The Sails Yacht Charters. We offer yacht charters around the world. Check out our Caribbean and Mediterranean Charters! Call us at 706-901-7525 or email us at yachtcharters@songsinthesails.com

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