14-day Itinerary Ionian Islands | Songs In The Sails- Greek Yacht Charter

Ionian Islands of Greece 14-day Itinerary

Embark on an unforgettable 14-day crewed yacht charter vacation with Songs in the Sails Yacht Charters, as we take you on an incredible journey through the mesmerizing Ionian islands of Greece. Indulge in the pristine beauty of the region and explore charming destinations, all while savoring delightful Greek cuisine. Here’s our recommended itinerary with suggestions on places to visit and enjoy delectable food:

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An aerial view of sailing boats in the turquoise sea in Paxos, Greece on a sunny day

Day 1: Paxos Explore the picturesque island of Paxos,

where you can easily sail around its 10-kilometer-long and four-kilometer-wide coastline. Enjoy the stunning silver-green olive groves that lead to sandy beaches surrounding the capital, Gaios. Don’t miss the opportunity to swim and relax at the inviting beaches of Antipaxos, such as Voutourni or Vrikei.

Places to Visit:

  • Gaios: Discover the charming capital with a large quay, picturesque port, and historical sites like Agios Nikolaos fortress and Grotto of Ipapantis sea caves.
  • Antipaxos: Immerse yourself in the beauty of this small barren island, boasting magnificent caves and inviting swimming spots.

Places to Eat:

  • Delight in the traditional Greek dishes served at the local tavernas in Gaios and Antipaxos, featuring fresh seafood and regional specialties.

Day 2: Cephalonia Experience the rugged and mountainous island of Cephalonia, steeped in ancient history and evidence of its connection to Odysseus.

Places to Visit:

  • Argostoli: Explore the capital city, which reflects its Venetian influence, and visit the intriguing ruins at Krani.
  • Lixouri: Cross the gulf from Argostoli and discover this charming town.

Places to Eat:

  • Enjoy authentic Greek cuisine at the tavernas in Argostoli and Lixouri, savoring the flavors of the island.
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Blue Cave, beautiful natural landscape of Zakinthos island, Greece

Day 3: Zakinthos Arrive at Zakinthos and experience the vibrant waterfront, where music and serenades add to the romantic atmosphere.

Places to Visit:

  • Ag. Nikolaos: Explore the bay on the northern tip of Zakinthos, a busy spot with caiques running to the Caves. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Caves if the swell is too strong for anchoring.

Places to Eat:

  • Discover the taverns along the waterfront of Zakinthos, where strolling musicians and waiters add to the enchanting ambiance.
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Navagio shipwreck beach în Zakynthos, Greece. Ionian sea

Day 4: Katakolo Visit the charming town of Katakolo and enjoy its serene setting and friendly villagers, mainly fishermen.

Places to Eat:

  • Experience the local hospitality at the tavernas in Katakolo, savoring the flavors of the sea and traditional Greek dishes.

Day 5: Ithaki Explore the mythical land of Odysseus, Ithaki, and immerse yourself in its fascinating history.

Places to Visit:

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

Places to Eat:

  • Savor delectable Greek cuisine at the tavernas in Vathi, Kioni, and Frikes, enjoying the hospitality of the locals.

Day 6: Petalas Anchor at Petalas and enjoy a tranquil swim in this beautiful bay.

Day 7: Kalamos Experience the untouched beauty of Kalamos, with its silver-green pines and serene atmosphere.

Places to Visit:

  • Porto Kalamo: Enjoy the peaceful setting and provision from the mini-market.

Day 8: Lefkas Visit Lefkas, known for its precipitous cliff and historical significance.

Places to Visit:

  • Lefkas Town: Explore the capital city with its dignified churches and houses.
  • Nidri: Discover the quaint town, a yacht charter center with various tavernas.

Places to Eat:

  • Dine at the tavernas in Lefkas Town and Nidri, savoring the flavors of the island.

Day 9: Preveza Explore Preveza, a commercial port with historical sites like Nikopolis.

Places to Visit:

  • Nikopolis: Visit the archeological site commemorating the battle of Actium.

Places to Eat:

  • Enjoy the local cuisine at the tavernas and cafes located on the waterfront of Preveza.

Day 10: Anti Paxos Arrive at Anti Paxos, a small barren island with breathtaking caves and swimming spots.

Day 11: Parga Explore the impressive town of Parga, constructed on steep slopes, with its turquoise blue waters.

Places to Visit:

  • Parga: Take a walk to the captivating castle and enjoy the welcoming village and bay.

Places to Eat:

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

Day 12: Igoumenitsa Discover Igoumenitsa and experience the local atmosphere.

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The Paleokastritsa bay at sunset, Corfu, Greece

Day 13: Corfu Return to Corfu, a lush green island with a rich history reflected in its architecture.

Places to Visit:

  • Kassiopi: Enjoy the good shelter behind the mole and explore the town.
  • Paliokastritsa: Discover this beautiful bay with its turquoise blue waters.

Places to Eat:

  • Dine at the tavernas in Kassiopi and Paliokastritsa, savoring the tastes of Corfu.

Day 14: Corfu On your final day, explore more of Corfu, experiencing its incredible history and natural beauty.

With this 14-day itinerary, Songs in the Sails Yacht Charters ensures you’ll have an enchanting crewed yacht charter vacation in Greece. Explore these captivating destinations, enjoy the warmth of Greek hospitality, and savor the delightful flavors of traditional Greek cuisine throughout your unforgettable journey.

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