60 days in Corfu & Ionian Islands Itinerary

60 days in Corfu & Ionian Islands Itinerary

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Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Corfu Town
— 11 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Kavos
— 14 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Paxos
— 8 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Nidri, Lefkada
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Sami, Cephalonia
— 8 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 10 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
End: Athens

11
nights
Corfu Town

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Agios Spyridonas (St. Spyridon First Beach & Pyramid Adventure Park), Kassiopi (Monastery Of Pantokrator & Church of the Panayia Kassopitra) and Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, stop by Kombos, examine the collection at Achilleion Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town online driving holiday planner.

Athens to Corfu Town is an approximately 3- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Kavos.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, Gastouri, Agios Spyridonas, Paleokastritsa, Kassiopi
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Archaeological Museum of Corfu ©
Archaeological Museum of Corfu
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

14
nights
Kavos

Kavos ©
Kavos is a seaside village on the island of Corfu in Greece, in the municipal district and the municipality of Lefkimmi. You've now added Almyra Luxury Cruises to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kavos: Marathias Beach (in Marathias), Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika) and Chlomos (Ionios Anemos Hand Made Products & Donkey Farm). The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, explore the activities along Piges Acheronta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arkoudilas Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Katoulla Beach.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kavos travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Corfu Town to Kavos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Kavos, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Paxos.

Things to do in Kavos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Parga, Glyki, Chlomos, Alikes Lefkimis, Notos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Almyra Luxury Cruises ©
Almyra Luxury Cruises
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Gardenos Beach ©
Gardenos Beach

8
nights
Paxos

Paxos ©
Paxos is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Paxos Oasi Sub, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ypapanti Church, head off the coast to Mongonissi, and kick back and relax at Kloni Gouli Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paxos journey maker app.

You can drive from Kavos to Paxos in 4.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Paxos are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Nidri on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Paxos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Mongonissi ©
Mongonissi
Statue of Georgios Anemogiannis ©
Statue of Georgios Anemogiannis
Ypapanti Church ©
Ypapanti Church

8
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Temple of Apollo Ruins (in Agios Nikolaos Niras), Vasiliki (Classicon & Panos Water Sports) and Agios Nikitas (Kathisma Beach, Milos Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, get outside with Crociere A Vela, examine the collection at Phonograph Museum and Folklore, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nidri itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Paxos to Nidri by car takes about 5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sami.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lefkada, Apollonii, Lefkada Town, Agios Nikitas, Meganisi
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Spas
Phonograph Museum and Folklore ©
Phonograph Museum and Folklore

8
nights
Sami, Cephalonia

Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monastery of Agios Andreas (in Peratata), Argostolion (Mazarakata Mycenaean Cemetery, Cyclopean Wall, &more) and Divino Wines and Vinegar (in Pesada). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Panagia Eleousa, enjoy the sand and surf at Antisamos Beach, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Nikos Kavvadias.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sami online road trip planner.

Drive from Nidri to Sami in 3.5 hours. In May in Sami, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Sami

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Argostolion, Cephalonia, Ithaca, Assos, Monastery of Agios Andreas
Highlights from your plan
Melissani Cave ©
Melissani Cave
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach
Divino Wines and Vinegar ©
Divino Wines and Vinegar

10
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 Saint Nicholas Church (in Ano Vasilikos), Art & Wine Winery (in Maries) and Blue Caves (in Korithi). There's lots more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Black Cave, kick back and relax at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), and take in the dramatic natural features at Korakonissi.

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Drive from Sami to Tsilivi in 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Zakynthos Town, Lagopodo, Laganas, Argassi
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Laganas Beach ©
Laganas Beach

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