Ionian Islands Guide

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE IONIAN ISLANDS

The climate in the Ionian Islands

Find out the climate in the Ionian Islands for any given month, courtesy of The Thinking Traveller, with exclusive access to the most exceptional villas in the Ionian Islands.

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Five reasons to visit the Greek islands

In the 2017 edition of the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards, the Greek Islands came first in the Best Island destination category (just ahead of Sicily). Why did travellers choose them rather than, for example, the Seychelles, the Balearics, Mauritius, and the Caribbean? We’ve analysed our clients’ feedback to identify the Top 5 reasons they return, time and again, to the Ionian and the Sporades Islands.

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GUIDE TO LEFKADA, MEGANISSI & KASTOS

Lefkada Town

Discover the charming, colourful, waterfront capital of the island of Lefkada with the The Thinking Traveller.

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Beaches on Lefkada

Explore the beautiful sandy beaches on the island of Lefkada, courtesy of The Thinking Traveller, with exclusive access to the most exceptional villas and experiences in the Ionian Islands.

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Walking in Lefkada

There is no better way to explore the Greek Islands than on foot. Take a look at this excellent introduction to walking in Lefkada

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Mountain biking

Cycling around Lefkada and Meganissi is a great way of seeing the islands. From the serene to the extreme; leisurely rides and more challenging are on the menu.

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Local Festivals on Lefkada and Meganissi

How and what do the Ionian Islanders celebrate? See what's on in Lefkada, courtesy of The Thinking Traveller, with exclusive access to the most exceptional villas and experiences in the Ionian Islands.

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Beaches on Meganissi

Explore the beaches of Meganissi, courtesy of The Thinking Traveller, with exclusive access to the most exceptional villas and experiences in the Ionian Islands.

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Kastos island

Just 8km southeast of Meganissi and with a permanent population of just 50, Kastos is the ultimate Ionian Island hideaway, blessed with lovely beaches, peace and quiet.

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GUIDE TO CORFU

The beaches of Corfu

The Thinking Traveller's guide to the best beaches on Corfu, the Ionian Islands, Greece, courtesy of The Thinking Traveller, with exclusive access to the most exceptional villas and experiences in the Mediterranean.

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Activities for children on Corfu

Holiday activities for children on Corfu. See our suggestions, courtesy of The Thinking Traveller, with exclusive access to the most exceptional villas and experiences in Corfu.

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Corfu Town

Discover the fascinating history of Corfu Town and find out what to see and do there with the The Thinking Traveller's guide to Corfu.

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Easter in Corfu Town

Considered by many Greeks to be the ultimate Hellenic celebration of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection, Easter in Corfu Town is at once solemn, spectacular, thought-provoking and joyous.

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Old Perithia

The village, which was built in the 14th century while the island was under Byzantine rule, is located on the northern flanks of Mount Pantokrator at about 400m above sea level.

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UNESCO Heritage Albania

Albania's proximity to Corfu makes it easy to visit a few of southern Albania's many artistic, archaeological and natural wonders.

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Corfu and the Durrells

When the Durrells arrived in Corfu in 1935, little did they know that they and their island refuge would become household names. Find out all about it and book you villa on Corfu.

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GUIDE TO PAXOS AND ANTIPAXOS

An Introduction to Antipaxos

Small is beautiful... the tiny Greek Ionian Island of Antipaxos is the proof! ,Courtesy of The Thinking Traveller, with exclusive access to the most exceptional villas and experiences in the Ionian Islands.

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The beaches of Paxos

Discover the beautiful coastline and beaches of Paxos, courtesy of The Thinking Traveller, with exclusive access to the most exceptional villas and experiences in the Ionian Islands.

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