Situated on the eastern coast of Ithaka, Vathy is the largest village on the island and sits perfectly around it's beautiful natural harbour. Surrounded by olive clad undulating hills, this charming sleepy village enjoys a good selection of tavernas and amenities which lines the harbour's front and around the village square. Vathy boasts a good central position to explore the island, either by car or boat and is located only a few kilometres away from where our villas can be found.
Your new surroundings are waiting to be explored! There’s plenty to see and do in the area.
You'll discover a different side to your destination when you venture further afield.
Local specialities include salted cod served with garlic potatoes, lamb kleftiko and stuffed tomatoes.
Ithaka's nightlife is more suited towards those who prefer calm and tranquillity as there are not many bars on the island, however most of them can be found in Vathy. The style of these bars is in complete accordance with the rest of the island, small, cosy and perfect for a relaxing evening with friends.
Visit Marmarospilia, the Cave of Nymphs, named after the goddesses of fresh water, and be amazed by the ancient stalactites and remains of a ruined alter.
Board a ferry at the port of Vathy and travel over to the larger, neighbouring island of Kefalonia. Here you will find larger towns and beaches as well as pretty fishing villages and sea front tavernas.
Located in Vathy, the Archaeological Museum of Ithaka exhibits coins, statues, vases and jewellery found in many ancient towns around the island, dating from the prehistoric to Roman times.
Situated in the village of Anogi is one of the biggest and most important churches in the Balkans, the Church of the Virgin Mary. There are also many other smaller churches dotted over the island which are worth visiting.
Fishing, Bird watching
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