12 days in Ionian Islands & Kefalos Itinerary

12 days in Ionian Islands & Kefalos Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
2
Kefalos
— 1 night
3
Kalamaki, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
4
Ithaca
— 1 night
5
Nidri, Lefkada
— 2 nights

3
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.
When in Corfu Town, make a side trip to see Paleokastritsa Beach in Paleokastritsa, approximately Paleokastritsa away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, and explore the historical opulence of New Fortress.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip itinerary planning site.

Austin, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Corfu Town is 8 hours. Traveling from Austin in May, expect Corfu Town to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Kefalos.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Achilleion Museum, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

1
night
Kefalos

Kefalos ©
A small town with well-developed tourist infrastructure, Kefalos stretches along the slopes of a gentle hill, its immaculate beaches drawing pleasure seekers from around the world.
On the 23rd (Sat), kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, thenview the masterpieces at Vasso Art Gallerie Pottery Workshop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Stefanos Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kefalos journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Kefalos takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and car. In May, daytime highs in Kefalos are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Kefalos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalamaki: Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Blue Caves (in Korithi). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, look for gifts at Cinnabar, examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, and head off the coast to Marathonisi (Turtle Island).

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kalamaki tour planner.

Getting from Kefalos to Kalamaki by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Kefalos in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kalamaki, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Marathonisi (Turtle Island), Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Cinnabar
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): kick back and relax at Aspros Gialos Beach, thenhead outdoors with Vathy Bay, thentake in the waterfront activity at Frikes Harbour, and finally kick back and relax at Paralia Afales.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ithaca online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Kalamaki to Ithaca with the Route module. May in Ithaca sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nidri.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Paralia Afales ©
Paralia Afales

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nights
Nidri, Lefkada

A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Nydri Waterfalls, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kathisma Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nidri trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Ithaca to Nidri with the Route module. May in Nidri sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Phonograph Museum and Folklore, Kathisma Beach, Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Nydri Waterfalls ©
Nydri Waterfalls
Phonograph Museum and Folklore ©
Phonograph Museum and Folklore

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