Ithaca – Walking Tours

The innumerable paths of Ithaca have been exploited only recently, and already they have loyal fans! The island is covered with lush vegetation, and since a big part of it remains unexploited by touristic infrastructure, the paths that the Ithacans have been using for centuries are still unspoiled and offer themselves to the visitors. Routes short and long, easy and more demanding for the experienced hiker, will bring you close to the nature and the flora of Ithaca. You will be rewarded with magnificent landscapes, that will definitely remain in your hearts as an unforgettable and special part of your vacations!

  • Λεύκη – Αμμουδάκι

  • Lefki – Ammoudaki

    The path Lefki - Ammoudaki in northern Ithaca takes hikers through the lush greenery of the island to one of the most secluded beaches of Ithaca.

  • Ανεμοδούρι – Αρέθουσα Κρήνη

  • Anemodouri – Arethousa Krini

    The path Anemodouri - Arethousa Krini, that will lead you to the Homeric spring.

  • Μαραθιάς – Σπηλιώτισσα

  • Marathias – Spiliotissa

    At the end of the road to Marathias, starts the descending dirt road that will take you to the beginning of the path to the chapel of Panagia Spileotissa.

  • Exogi – Rusano – Kalyvia – Poli/Stavros

    The beginning of the path Exogi - Rusano - Kalyvia - Poli/Stavros lies on the road to Exogi, marked with the wooden sign "C".

  • Σκίνος – Γιδάκι

  • Skinos – Gidaki

    From the edge of Skinos beach starts the path to Gidaki, which according to many is the best beach of the island.

  • Palaiochora – Cave of the Nymphs – Vathi

    Palaiochora – Cave of the Nymphs - Vathi: an easy and rewarding hike that will take you from Palaiochora to Vathi.

  • Ανωγή – Κιόνι

  • Anogi – Kioni

    From the helipad of Anogi starts the most popular path of Ithaca, the hike Anogi - Kioni.

  • Small islands of Ithaca

    The small islands of Ithaca - many small islands, such as Atokos and Echinades Islands, that belong to the Municipality of Ithaca.

  • Skartsoumponisi

    Skartsoumponisi is a small islet that lies off Dexa beach, in southern Ithaca.

  • Nisopoulo

    Nisopoulo of Ithaca is located off the southeastern coast of the island and has beautiful emerald waters!

  • Lazareto

    Lazareto is a small island in the port of Ithaca. It is covered with pine trees and here stands the church of the Transfiguration of the Savior.

  • Agios Nicolaos

    Agios Nicolaos is the small island with the homonymous chapel across the beach of Marmakas in northern Ithaca.

  • The fountain of Kalamos

    The fountain of Kalamos in northern Ithaca is the only fountain with drinkable water on the island and is identified with the Homeric Melanydros Fountain.

  • The Park of Stavros

    The largest park in the northern village of Ithaca, the Park of Stavros, with tall trees and a beautiful view.

  • The Forest of Perachori

    The forest of Perachori in Ithaca begins right where the houses of the village end. It is a small, but extremely dense and impressive forest.

  • Spilia at Rizes

    Spilia at Rizes is a small cave in southeastern Ithaca, that you can reach by following a short path.

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