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Ionian Islands (Eptanissa) Greece

Ionian Islands are also known as Eptanissa, (derived from the word "epta " = seven, meaning the Seven Islands). Ionian islands have wetter autumns and winter than Aegean islands. Summer can be hotter than the Aegean, since here there is no meltemi -the winds from the north.

  • Ionian Islands
    Corfu Kerkyra Island Greece Corfu
    Blessed by mother nature. Magical island with natural beauty blanketed with lush emerald green vegetation. Connected to Patra and Igoumenitsa ports (Mainland Greece - ferries from/to Italy). It also connected to Italy. Corfu has international airport.
    Kefalonia Cephalonia Island Greece Kefalonia
    One of the most beautiful Greek Islands with spectacular scenery, mountains, perfumed pine forests, aquamarine waters. Connected to Patra port (Mainland Greece - ferries from/to Italy) and Kyllini port. Kefalonia has international airport.
    Meganissi Island in Ionian Islands Greece Meganissi
    Spectacular tiny island very close to Lefkas. It is very green, with crystal clear waters, simple, ideal for romance. Connected to Lefkas for international airport.
    Zakynthos Zante Greece Zakynthos (Zante)
    Fertile island with olive trees, vineyards and a rainbow of flowers and excellent beaches.
    Connected to Patra (Mainland Greece - ferries from/to Italy) and Kyllini port. It has international airport.
  • Map » Position of Ionian Islands in Greece

    Map of Ionian Islands Greece

  • More Ionian Islands

    Kythera, south of Peloponnese, with the breathtakingly village above the port Kapsalli, still retains its unspoiled style. Ithaca - Odysseus' island - has a jagged indented coast. Paxi is like an olive groove and Antipaxi has fine sandy beaches. Lefkas with the white cliffs has excellent sandy beaches is beautiful. There are also numerous other small islands, Erikousa, Kalamos, Strofades, Elafonissi, Othoni reached from the largest islands by boat.