Ithaca is a hidden gem for travelers seeking relaxation, natural beauty, and a touch of Greek mythology. The island is famous for being the home of the legendary hero Odysseus, as described in Homer’s Odyssey.

With its quaint villages, charming harbor towns, and pristine beaches, Ithaca is a paradise for those who appreciate simplicity and serenity.

Strolling through the narrow stone-paved streets of Vathi, the island’s main town, one can feel the authenticity and sense of tradition that permeates the air. 

So, if you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination that embraces the essence of Greek island life, Ithaca is the perfect destination to escape, rediscover yourself, and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature

From Killini Port (Duration 2 h 30 min) 290km (3 h 30 min by car/bus) west of Athens to Poros Port, as well as Kefalonia Sami Port and Lefkada Port to Pisaetos Port daily in the summer  .

From Patras Port (Duration 4 hours) 210km (2 h 30 min by car/bus), as well as Astakos Port (Duration 3 hours) 290km (3h 30min by car/bus) west of Athens to Pisaetos  Port with 7 weekly itineraries .

An alternative route is through Kefalonia Airport (EFL), which connects with some European countries in the summer, and then through ferry to Ithaca Pisaetos Port from Sami Port (Duration 30 min), which is located 34 km northeast of EFL .

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