On the mythical island of Ithaca look for your personal ultimate destination
Welcome to Ithaca, a must-visit travel destination. Known for its calm ambiance and warm hospitality, this enchanting island, lovingly referred to as Thiaki by the locals, will capture your heart from the moment you arrive.
As the legendary kingdom of Homeric Odysseus, Ithaca holds a special place in Greek mythology and history. Explore beautiful houses, picturesque coves, lush vegetation, and turquoise crystal-clear waters of the Ionian Sea.
Discover occult caves and indulge in the pleasure of pebble beaches. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing seabed and its vibrant marine life.
Ithaca's unpretentious beauty, captivating aura, and inspiration to esteemed poet Konstantinos Kavafis make it a destination like no other. Embrace its authenticity, genuine charm, and the warmth of its people. Let Ithaca's serenity soothe your soul, its hospitality embrace you, and its natural wonders ignite your imagination. Experience the magic of this unforgettable journey and discover the true meaning of Ithaca's allure.
Enjoy the local recipes of Ithaca
The cuisine of Ithaca is traditional with clear influences from the Venetians since many of the recipes retain their Italian name. What should deffinetely try, chicken in Tserepa (meat is cooked in a traditional closed casserole), Sofigado, Poulenta, Bourgetto and the traditional vegetable pies (with a lot of spices).
Best time to visit Ithaca
An island like Ithaca remains beautiful all year round, however it depends on whether you are looking for a quiet holiday, it is best to avoid the crowds of July and August and prefer May, June and September as the weather is also good.
How to use transportation in Ithaca
Port transfer options
thaca does not have its own airport. It is served by that of Kefalonia. However, in Anogi of Ithaca there is a helipad for private or chartered helicopters.
The main ports of Ithaca are Vathy, Pisaetos and Frikes.
The Ferry connection Patras - Ithaca runs daily and the trip lasts around 3.5 hours.
The ferry connection Kefalonia - Ithaca is served about 3 times a day from the port of Sami to Pisaetos. The boat trip from Kefalonia to Ithaca takes 20-30 minutes.
The ferry connection Nidri Lefkada-Ithaca is served every day during the summer season and the journey takes about an hour and a half.
If you do not have your own car to discover the island and its beautiful villages do not worry, in Ithaca you can travel by bus, taxi and of course the boats that will take you to the nearby beaches for a swim.