10 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

10 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

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10 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + Taxi:  10 h 30 min
1
Sami, Cephalonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Kalamaki, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Moscow

2
nights
Sami, Cephalonia

Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Cypress Trail, kick back and relax at Myrtos Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Melissani Cave. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Panagia Sissiotissa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mounda Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panagia Agrilion.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sami tour builder app .

Moscow, Russia to Sami is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Moscow to Sami, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Moscow in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Sami: highs are around 22°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Sami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cephalonia, Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, The Cypress Trail, Monastery of Agios Andreas, Mounda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Melissani Cave ©
Melissani Cave
Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach

2
nights
Kalamaki, Zakynthos

Kalamaki ©
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nikolaos Molou, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Virgin Mary Faneromeni Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Korakonissi, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach). On your second day here, relax in the rural setting at Therianos Family Farm, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then look for gifts at Memento.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Kalamaki tour planning site .

Getting from Sami to Kalamaki by car takes about 4 hours. In May in Kalamaki, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Memento, Therianos Family Farm, Speed Boats Tours, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Highlights from your plan
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Korakonissi ©
Korakonissi
Speed Boats Tours

5
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa), St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas) and Corfu Beer (in Arillas). The adventure continues: expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Vlachernon.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Kalamaki to Corfu Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Corfu, Paleokastritsa, St. Spyridon First Beach, Canal D'Amour, Achilleion Museum
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum