Blog Posts - Ionian Islands



World at a Glance: Old Town Corfu

Ah Greece! Looking out my window this grey November afternoon, with the heat not properly working yet in my new office …sigh. One can always dream. ‘Hang on’, you ask… ‘that photo above, where is the azure Aegean sea? Th...
by Sophie's World on Nov 27, 2013

10 Gorgeous beaches and places to swim on Zakynthos – Greece

In July I spent a blissful week on the Greek island of Zakynthos, soaking up the sun and seeking out the best spots for swimming and sunbathing. With my teenage daughter and several of her friends coming along, I had some willing companions to test o...
by Heather on her travels on Aug 6, 2012

Swimming the turquoise blue at Porto Limnionas – Zakynthos

As you leave the green plain on the south side of the Greek island of Zakynthos, the land rises into dry, mountainous terrain that makes up the northern half of the island. The road snakes through scrub and low pine trees, rising gradually higher, un...
by Heather on her travels on Jul 19, 2012

Ithaca or Ithaka island.

The island has been inhabited since the 2nd millennium BC. It may have been the capital of Cephalonia during the Mycenaean period, and the capital-state of the kingdom ruled by Odysseus. The Romans occupied the island in the 2nd century BC, and late...
by info Travel 4 Greece on May 30, 2012

Ionian Islands Map

The Ionian Islands are located in the Ionian Sea, off the west coast of Greece and are composed of Corfu, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Lefkada, Ithaca, Paxi and Kythira.  The Ionians Islands are one of the most famous group of Islands in Greece an...
by travel around greece on Mar 23, 2012

Exploring the history of Zakynthos – in Greece

Most visitors to the Greek island of Zakynthos are there to enjoy the beaches, sun and relaxation, but if you’re like me and get a bit fidgety after 5 minutes on a sun lounger, you might like to explore a bit more of what Zante (as it’s a...
by Heather on her travels on Feb 27, 2012


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