Private Tour - The Mythical Ithaca

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  • 8 hr

Experience the enchanting island of Ithaca, believed to be the ancient kingdom of the Mythical hero Odysseus.Listen to magical tales as you take in the outstanding scenery across the aquamarine water leading to coves, bays and picturesque fishing villages. Visit the monastery of Kathara, which is built high up on the peak of mount Niritos and has a breathtaking view of Vathy. Explore the beautiful horseshoe shaped harbor of the capital, Vathi. Red roofed houses are set amongst enchanting scenery and is a photo opportunity of twisting streets, picturesque cafes and little shops. From Vathi you will head to Kioni, a very pretty waterfront village for lunch. Stavros Village is your next stop. Stavros was founded in the 16th century by the inhabitants of the mountainous villages of Anogi and Stavros, since the attacks of the pirates had started to decrease. A road from the village leads to the picturesque Polis Bay with its lovely port. On its left coast stands the Cave of Loizos.

Itinerary Details


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sami

Stunning drive through the heart of Kefalonia on route to Sami Port to collect the ferry over to our sister island

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Vathi

After a 15 minute drive from the port and a stunning drive into the capital of Ithaca. You will arrive at the port with time to explore this traditional port with port side shops, tavernas, bakeries, museum and ruins of the old Vathi pre 1953 earthquake

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Kathara Monastery

After leaving Vathi - relax and enjoy a scenic drive up to the elevated monastery of Kathara that over looks the bay of Vathi

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Stavros

Visit the quaint and historical village of Stavros the home place to Odysseus

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kioni

After Stvros just a short drive upto Frikas and then onto Kioni a stunning and beautiful hamlet lined with tavernas, very popular with the yachting community - such a romantic setting. A perfect setting for a relaxing lunch sat by the waters edge

Duration: 1 hour
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