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Customized Ionian Trip
Customized Ionian Trip
Customized Ionian Trip
Customized Ionian Trip
Customized Ionian Trip
Customized Ionian Trip
Customized Ionian Trip
Customized Ionian Trip

Customized Ionian Trip

Ideal trip around the Ionian islands

The Basics
Number of people 2+
Days: 10 days – 9 nights or more

OVERVIEW

Your 10-day trip in Greece takes you from the capital to the cosmopolitan island of Corfu, and from there to the gorgeous beaches and the lush greenery of the islands of Paxos and Kefalonia.

Throughout this trip, you will experience a variety of informative tours, in a relaxed and entertaining pace. During your time here, you will discover the history and traditions of the Ionian islands, and recharge your batteries under the Greek sun and salty waters of the Mediterranean.

Day 1: One day in Athens

Day 2: Athens to Corfu-Corfu to Paxos

Day 3: Full-Day tour of Venetian Paxos

Day 4: Beach Day & Sunset Yoga

Day 5: Paxos to Antipaxos

Day 6: Paxos to Kefalonia

Day 7: Melissani Lake & Drogarati Cave

Day 8: Free Day in Kefalonia

Day 9: Holy Monastery of Agios Gerasimos and Sunset at Saint Theodoros Lighthouse

Day 10: Kefalonia to Athens

1st day: One day in Athens

No matter what time your flight arrives, there is always something to do in Athens. The city is alive 24/7! As one of the oldest cities in the world, Athens has many ancient and modern wonders to explore. Walking through the cobblestones of Plaka and Monastiraki you will get your first look at the Acropolis! Later on, you will enjoy dinner at one of Athens’ best rooftop restaurants.

Accommodation: 5* or 4* hotel or an Airbnb apt

Activity: Visit the center of Athens

Meals: Dinner

2nd Day: Welcome to Paxos!

You will arrive at Paxos in the early afternoon. You can have an aperitif in Gaios, the capital of Paxos, a charming port town, that spreads itself along the waterfront. There is definitely a renaissance vibe going around. Your first dinner will be at one of Paxos’ best restaurants.

Accommodation: Villa, house, hotel room or studio apartment

Activity: Evening Tour in Gaios

Meals: Dinner

3rd Day: Full-day Cultural and History Tour of Paxos

If you are a history lover, Paxos is a great place to expand your knowledge. You will start your day with a delicious breakfast in Gaios, and a short 3 minutes’ walk later, you will be at the Historical and Folklore Museum of Paxos learning more about the cultural traditions of the island. Staying in Gaios, you will also visit Leonardo da Vinci’s castle. Later on, you will have lunch at a local traditional tavern. After lunch, your tour will continue with a visit to the Olive Museum.

Accommodation: Villa, house, hotel room or studio apartment

Activities:

Visit the Folklore Museum

Visit Leonardo da Vinci’s castle

Visit the Olive Museum

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

4th day: Beach Time & Sunset Yoga

You will start your day in the early morning, on a full stomach, and you will choose which of the crystal-clear beaches in Paxos you’d like to visit first. There are lots of great places for you to explore and enjoy. In the early afternoon, through an old stone-build path, you will get to a Venetian edifice, the Old Greek Cistern. The view from up there is superb. Here you will practice yoga and meditation, experiencing stillness around the elements of nature: Sun (fire), Air, Water and Earth, while the sun slowly sets before your eyes.

Accommodation: Villa, house, hotel room or studio apartment

Activities:

Beach time

Visit the Old Greek Cistern

Sunset Yoga

Meals: Breakfast

5th day: Rent a Boat!

Today you have the option of exploring the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos by boat. The eastern coastlines of Paxos are smooth and ideal for relaxation, while the west coast is bold and abrupt, full of remarkable natural formations. The bright blue, transparent waters, the white sand, and the thick, green background of Antipaxos create scenery, that brings to mind the Caribbean. This guided tour takes you through some of the lesser known gems of the islands. There will also be a lunch break scheduled at one of the beaches along the way.

Accommodation: Villa, house, hotel room or studio apartment

Activities: Boat renting

Meals: Lunch at the beach

6th Day: Welcome to Kefalonia!

You will start your time in Kefalonia with a stunning RIB cruise that will last until the sun disappears from the horizon. Today, you can choose which famous beaches in Kefalonia you’d like to visit. Private transport to your hotel will be arranged. After a relaxing day in the sun you will enjoy your dinner in of the finest establishments in town.

Accommodation: Villa, house, hotel room or studio apartment

Activities: RIB tour

Meals: Dinner

7th Day: Melissani Lake & Drogarati Cave

Early morning breakfast before you set out on one of the highlights of the trip. Today you will visit one of Kefalonia’s most dramatic sights, the Drogarati Cave, and underground Melissani Lake, on a half-day sightseeing tour. Sightseeing will whet your appetite, for dinner that as always will be arranged for you in advance.

Accommodation: Villa, house, hotel room or studio apartment

Activities: Cave Sightseeing

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

8th Day: Free Day in Kefalonia

Today you’ll have free time to enjoy your second last day in the biggest Ionian Island. You can rent a quad or a bike, and explore dirt roads, and secluded beaches across the island. Maybe you prefer snorkeling or diving. You could, also, enjoy a relaxing day staying at your hotel.

Accommodation: Villa, house, hotel room or studio apartment

Activity: Ask us about add-on activities on this day!

Meals: Lunch

9th Day: Holy Monastery of Agios Gerasimos & Sunset at Saint Theodore Lighthouse

In the morning, you will visit the Holy Monastery of Saint Gerasimos, founded in 1560 in central Kefalonia. In the monastery, you will find the cave, which used to be his home, the plane tree that he planted, and his sarcophagus. Going to Argostoli village, the island’s capital, you will walk around the man-made peninsula to the lighthouse. It is a circular structure with 20 columns and its tower is 8 m tall. The views of the sea and mountains make it worth the effort. You will have your dinner in a wonderful restaurant close by.

Accommodation: Villa, house, hotel room or studio apartment

Activities:

Visit the Holy Monastery of Saint Gerasimos

Sunset at the Saint Theodore Lighthouse

Meals: Dinner

10th Day: Goodbye Greece!

Depending on your departure time, you will have a relaxed morning in Argostoli, while waiting for your flight. Then you will catch your domestic flight back to Athens.

Accommodation:

Activities: –

Meals: Breakfast

INCLUDED

9 nights accommodation
12 activities
4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 5 dinners
Airport transfer
Domestic flights from {{insert}}
Entrance fees
Ground transportation
Licensed English-speaking guides

EXCLUDED

Travel insurance
International flights
Entry Visas / airport departure tax
Alcoholic beverages

Please, note that this trip can and will be adjusted to your own pace, based on your budget, flight tickets and unique preferences.

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