14 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

14 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

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14 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Peratata, Cephalonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Nidri, Lefkada
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  3​h 30​min
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Calgary

3
nights
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
Zakynthos Town is known for historic sites, beaches, wildlife, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Zakynthos Metropolis Church, make a trip to Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa, do a tasting at Solomos Wines, and get your game on at Formula Zante Go Kart.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zakynthos Town trip itinerary planner .

Calgary, Canada to Zakynthos Town is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 9 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in January; daily highs in Zakynthos Town reach 16°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Peratata.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Argassi, Bochali, Formula Zante Go Kart, Therianos Family Farm
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Zakynthos Metropolis Church ©
Zakynthos Metropolis Church
Solomos Wines ©
Solomos Wines
Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa ©
Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa

2
nights
Peratata, Cephalonia

Peratata ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): have fun at Tennis Club Argostoli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, then learn about winemaking at Divino Wines and Vinegar, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Agios Andreas. On the next day, make a trip to Lithostroto, take an in-depth tour of Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, look for gifts at IN gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panagia Sissiotissa, and finally don't miss a visit to Cyclopean Wall.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Peratata travel route planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zakynthos Town to Peratata. In January in Peratata, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nidri.

Things to do in Peratata

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Argostolion, Sami, Church of Panagia Sissiotissa, Divino Wines and Vinegar
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Divino Wines and Vinegar ©
Divino Wines and Vinegar
Tennis Club Argostoli ©
Tennis Club Argostoli
Cyclopean Wall ©
Cyclopean Wall

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): examine the collection at Phonograph Museum and Folklore, then sample the fine beverages at Frangoulis Distillery, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and finally learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nidri road trip app .

Getting from Peratata to Nidri by car takes about 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Nidri

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lefkada Town, Lefkas Earth Winery
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Phonograph Museum and Folklore ©
Phonograph Museum and Folklore

6
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

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.
Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa), Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami) and Church of the Panayia Kassopitra (in Kassiopi). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, examine the collection at Capodistrias Museum, and make a trip to Monastery of Myrtiotisa.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Corfu Town online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Nidri to Corfu Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, Paleokastritsa Beach, MKB Corfu Beekeeping Vasilakis, Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, Agia Paraskevi Monastery
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Archaeological Museum of Corfu ©
Archaeological Museum of Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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