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Ithaca Area

Island of Ithaca near Kefalonia


Ithaca is the home country of Odysseus, it’s considered as a world-famous island. Having strong Archeological and mythological importance alongside with the exceptional homer’s Odyssey to praise its beauty. Ithaca awaits like a siren to bewitch you.

Aspros Gialos or Ai Giannis beach

Aspros gialos beach is located at the western part of Ithaca the beach with its white sand offers you a unique view of Cephalonia.

“Kefalonian Buses” take you 600m from the beach.


Poli beach

Poli beach at Stavros will impress you with its white pebbles and its verdant waters. In the bottom of the sea there is an ancient ‘’sleeping’’ city which was sank by a huge earthquake back in 967 A.D.

“Kefalonian Buses” take you 900m from the beach.

Archeological museum of Ithaca

The Archeological museum of Ithaca is located at Vathy demonstrating exhibits from Geometric age until the Roman period. Among the exhibits dominates Odysseus’ bronze bust and god’s Apollo objects of worship.

Stavros Archeological collection

The Archeological collection of Stavros hosts exhibits from Bronze age until the Roman era. One of the most important exhibits is one piece of a woman’s clay mask with the inscription on it: «ΕΥΧΗΝ ΟΔΗΣΣΕΙ» which is a prayer to Odysseus, proving that Odysseus beyond a homecoming symbol it was an existing person.


The picturesque harbor at Kioni, well known as a pirate’s bay, the harbor nowadays is full with yachts. In the harbor entrance there are three windmills. During your visit there you can see Georgios Karaiskakis house who was a hero of the Greek revolution in 1821.

Kourvoulia beach

Kourvoulia beach is composed by three small bays and it’s located at the route from Frikes to Kioni. A rocky scenery with dense vegetation configure a magical image.

“Kefalonian Buses” take you exactly next to the beach.

Mprosta Aetos beach - Dexia

Along the road from Vathy to the northern part of Ithaca you will find the beach Mprosta aetos-dexia with its totally green and crystal-clear waters.

“Kefalonian Buses” take you exactly next to the beach.

Navy folklore Ithaca museum

Ithaca has a rich naval history and during your visit at the museum you will have the chance to see photographs of sailors and also many other different traditional daily used objects.

Kefalonian Buses

The company of KEFALONIA BUSES (KTEL Kefalonias) is in the field of transportation for over 50 years and has 42 interurban and 5 city buses, connecting Argostoli with all the villages of Kefalonia and also all our main stations in Argostoli, Lixouri, Sami, Ithaca and Poros with the city of Patra & Athens.

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