Starting our day, we take the lovely drive towards “Sami” Port and we board the ferry boat. We are cruising towards Ithaca island and we reach “Piso Aetos” port, the starting point of our Ithaka bus tour.
Our first stop is to the capital of the island, the little town of “Vathi”, where we have a stop to visit the museums & churches, have some shopping and have a some free time to explore & enjoy the town. Then, we drive to an area just above the town , where we have panoramic views of the charming little “Lazaretto” island & “Vathi” bay – a perfect location - to admire the scenery and to take some photos.
We continue our tour, reaching the peak of Homeric mountain “Nirito”, where after a brief promenade we arrive at the “Kathara monastery”. There, every visitor has a chance to witness the greatness of the structure and the astounding views of the southern parts of Ithaka.
Continuing our tour, we drive to the charming “Kioni Bay” to have lunch, and afterwards passing by the village of Frikes, we head towards our last stop - the village of “Stavros”.
There we have a stop to taste the delicious local dessert "Rovani" and admire the bust of Odysseus, the old church of “Sotiros” (Savior) as well as the beautiful “Polis Bay” a beach of great beauty.
Finishing our tour, we reach back to “Piso Aetos” port for the ferry ride back to our base after a day of mythological splendor.
- Pick up from accommodation
- Transfer by air-conditioned coach
- Ferry tickets
- Tour Guide
- Drop off to accommodation