Mykonos - Nature
On the evergreen island of the Ionian sea, the small Ithaca, nature has surpassed itself. Verdant mountains and trees that reach all the way to the shore, invite the visitors of the island to see up close all the beauties and mysteries that are hidden away from the center and the crowded beaches, by following dreamy pathways, which will bring you to unique and majestic landscapes.
In the nature of Ithaca you will not find any natural phenomenon that dominates over the rest. Thus, every corner of this land is open to its visitors, who want to get acquainted with the island. Every small path that traverses the countryside of Ithaca, every little cave, hidden in the nature and the vegetation, vertical cliffs that offer an endless view of the Ionian sea, and also small, welcoming woods, are all there for you to "conquer" them.
If you love nature and want to get to know the local secrets, do not hesitate to take one of the orderly and comparatively short paths, that will lead you to quiet, secluded and homeric places and ancient monuments. It is unquestionably worth it to take a walk through the nature of the island, before reaching one of the most secluded beaches of the island - then the dive into the crystal waters of the Ionian sea will be truly purifying!
The best seasons for discovering the nature of Ithaca are definitely spring and autumn, when the heat of the summer has subsided and the colors have taken on unique hues, either the browns of September and October, or the vivid, bright colors of April and May! But since Ithaca's climate is not very hot, hiking is also possible during summer, whereas during the sunny winter days, it is almost compulsory!