29 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

29 days in Ionian Islands Itinerary

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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 6 nights
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Sami, Cephalonia
— 5 nights
Taxi to Fiskardo, Ferry to Nidri
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Nidri, Lefkada
— 5 nights
Drive to Igoumenitsa, Ferry to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 10 nights
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Caves (in Korithi), Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery (in Agalas). Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, relax in the rural setting at Therianos Family Farm, have some family-friendly fun at Formula Zante Go Kart, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalamaki Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tsilivi (Planos) trip planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Tsilivi (Planos) is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Tsilivi (Planos). Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Tsilivi (Planos) to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sami.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Speed Boats Tours
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Sami, Cephalonia

Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Get out of town with these interesting Sami side-trips: Assos (in Assos), Skala Beach (in Skala) and Vathy Bay (in Vathy). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Melissani Cave, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Agios Andreas, kick back and relax at Antisamos Beach, and stroll through Makris Gialos Beach.

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Getting from Tsilivi (Planos) to Sami by journey takes about 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Sami are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nidri.

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Melissani Cave
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Assos
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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.
Explore Nidri's surroundings by going to Agios Nikitas (Milos Beach & Kathisma Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Nydri Waterfalls, enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Katsiki, examine the collection at Fabbrica Olive Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum Karia.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Nidri travel planner.

Getting from Sami to Nidri by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Nidri sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wineries

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Nydri Waterfalls
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Wine Tours & Tastings
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Corfu Town, Corfu

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 Canal D'Amour (in Sidari), Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Nidri to Corfu Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Corfu Museum of Asian Art
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Corfu Old Town
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