15 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

15 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

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15 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  9 h
1
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Sami, Cephalonia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Apollonii, Lefkada
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Dublin

3
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Caves (in Agios Nikolaos), Gerakas Beach (in Vasilikos) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). There's much more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, putt your heart out at Kalamaki Crazy Golf& Restaurant, kick back and relax at Porto Limnionas, and brush up on your military savvy at History War Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tsilivi day trip planning site .

Dublin, Ireland to Tsilivi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect nights in Tsilivi to be somewhat warmer, around 20°C, while days are warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sami.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Laganas, Zakynthos, Blue Caves, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Gerakas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Marathonisi (Turtle Island) ©
Marathonisi (Turtle Island)

3
nights
Sami, Cephalonia

Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Get out of town with these interesting Sami side-trips: Makris Gialos Beach (in Lassi), Petani Beach (in Lixouri) and Skala Beach (in Skala). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Melissani Cave, kick back and relax at Antisamos Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Myrtillo, and don't miss a visit to Assos.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sami attractions planning app .

You can drive from Tsilivi to Sami in 4 hours. June in Sami sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Apollonii.

Things to do in Sami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Myrtos Beach, Myrtillo, Makris Gialos Beach, Drogarati Cave, Assos
Highlights from your plan
Melissani Cave ©
Melissani Cave
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach
Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach

2
nights
Apollonii, Lefkada

Apollonii ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Milos Beach, then kick back and relax at Kathisma Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Egremni Beach. On your second day here, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the sheer force of Nydri Waterfalls, then learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery, and finally stroll through Porto Katsiki.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Apollonii day trip planner .

Getting from Sami to Apollonii by car takes about 3 hours. June in Apollonii sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Apollonii

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lefkada, Agios Nikitas, Nydri Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach
Porto Katsiki ©
Porto Katsiki
Egremni Beach ©
Egremni Beach

6
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 Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika), Kavos (Speed Boats Tours & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours) and Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Canal D'Amour, and examine the collection at Achilleion Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Corfu Town travel itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Apollonii to Corfu Town. In June, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kavos, Paleokastritsa, Monastery of Paleokastritsa, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, St. Spyridon First Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town