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  Ionian Islands, Greece: Travel guide to Ionian
The Ionian Islands are located in the Ionian Sea, in the western part of Greece.
The Ionian are some of the most popular Greek islands and attract a lot of people from the United Kingdom.
The Ionian are the second most popular of all the Greek Islands and attract thousands of visitors every year.
www.greeka.com /ionian   (368 words)

 Corfu cruises - Ionian Cruises Corfu
This small port village is situated at the foot of the mountain "Keravnia" (Cikes) and at the estuary of a torrent, next to the Ionian Sea.
Kefalonia island is the largest island in the Ionian Sea, with an area of 688,8 square kilometres and the sixth in size of all the Greek islands.
and a population of 2500 inhabitants this green island covered, mostly of olive and cypress trees, is the smallest in the Ionian sea.
www.ionian-cruises.com   (1036 words)

 Ionian Sea View
All buildings are professionally and tastefully designed and decorated in a modern neoclassic style, with great emphasis on the Greek marble, preserving nature and the architectural color and style of the island.
The Ionian Sea View is situated in the southern end of the island facing the island of Paxos and Greece mainland.
Ionian Sea View is only 800 meters away from the center of Kavos, which offers a wide choice of restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
www.ionianseaview.com   (357 words)

 ionian islands greece travel guide, ionian island hotels, car rentals, travel agencies, corfu, zakynthos, kefalonia ...
The Ionian Islands (Eptanissa), a dreamlike complex of lush, dazzling islands scattered all over the Ionian Sea, spreads indolently lengthwise of the western part of Greece and the south part of Peloponnese.
At this endued with natural beauty island cluster, the idyllic, verdurous landscapes, the infinite, golden sandy coasts, the azure waters that lick the enigmatic caves, the bland climate and the hospitable atmosphere that the friendly inhabitants maintain, shall undoubtedly seduce you.
At the same time, the cultural heritage that is vividly reflected on all of the picturesque Ionian islands shall remind you the fact that through a prosperous course of ages, Eptanissa developed, especially in the field of art and letters, a remarkable intellectual culture.
www.united-hellas.com /tourism/ionian   (180 words)

 Travel to Corfu island, Ionian, Greece
Corfu is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece and the more famous island of the cluster of the Ionian Sea islands.
The Old Town that maintains the Venetian architecture, but also the particular culture of the Ionian Sea island with the evident influences of the Venetian ccivilization, exhibit the uniqueness of Corfu.
The Countess of the Ionian Sea, as people said Corfu, is found in the northern end of Ionian Sea.
www.travel-to-corfu.com /corfu.php   (323 words)

 Ionian Sailing - Lefkas yacht Charter - sailing Holidays
The Goddess Io gave her name to the Ionian islands and Ionian Sea.
Unlike much of Greece and her islands, the Ionian Islands are known as the Green Islands.
Corfu is the most northern of the Ionian Islands and can be reached comfortably in two days via the beautiful islands of Paxos and Anti Paxos north of Lefkas.
www.nisosyachtcharter.com /itineraries/ionian.html   (400 words)

The Ionian Isles are frequently mentioned or described by the ancient Greek and Latin authors, for whom they had many mythological associations.
The Ionian Isles have since then formed the three nomarchies, or departments, of Corfu, Cephalonia, and Zante.
The political vicissitudes through which the Ionian Archipelago passed during the nineteenth century brought adversity to the Catholic missions, which, however, suffered less after 1850.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08091a.htm   (930 words)

  Ionian Sea - Encyclopedia.com
Ionian Sea part of the Mediterranean Sea, S Europe, between Greece and S Italy.
It is connected with the Adriatic Sea by the Strait of Otranto.
Incidental catch and estimated discards of pelagic sharks from the swordfish and tuna fisheries in the Mediterranean Sea.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-IonianSe.html   (549 words)

 Yacht Sailing Ionian Sea Greece
From the beginning of May to the end of September the normal wind in the Ionian is from NW to WNW.
The strait between Meganisi and Lefkas is one of the loveliest channels in the Ionian.
Zakynthos is the southernmost of the Ionian islands.
www.sail-greece.net /yacht-sailing-ionian.htm   (436 words)

 The Ionian Sea Greece - Greek Islands
Ionian Greek Islands - the islands of the Ionian sea
The Greek Ionian Islands are scattered off the west coast of mainland Greece, with the exception of Kythira which lies off the southern coast of the Peloponnese at the point where the Ionian Sea meets the Aegean.
The Ionian archipelago is quite different from the Aegean islands in terms of both its culture and appearance.
www.indigoguide.com /greece/ionian.htm   (535 words)

 Ionian Sea Yacht Charter: Corfu, Ionian Sea, Lefkas, Vounaki - Sailing yacht boat rental
No matter which of the seven islands of the Ionian sea you choose you will enjoy a wonderful combination of excellent sailing and almost any lifestyle you prefer, from quiet relaxation to adventure or the lively, holiday atmosphere of the large cosmopolitan ports.
Ionian sea offer all the types of yacht charter such as bareboat charter, skippered, crewed yachts, catamaran, sailboat, motoryacht and luxury yacht charter.
In summer, the weather is warm and sunny, with occasional rain in spring and autumn.
www.mediterranean-adventure.com /ionian_sea_yacht_charter.php3   (688 words)

 Kefalonia Greece - Ionian Sea Hotel on Kefalonia Island - Kounopetra
** The Ionian sea Hotel is situated on the south
There is also a children’s playground situated in lovely nature gardens and a parking area.
Ionian Sea Hotel in Kounopetra on the island of Kefalonia Greece
www.ionianseahotel.gr   (115 words)

 Hotels Greece: Greek Hotels, Hotels in Greek Islands, Greece Hotels Directory - Hotels, Suites, Apartments, Villas, ...
Hotels Greece: The region of Epirus is situated in the northwestern part of Greece, between high mountains and the deep blue Ionian Sea.
Hotels Greece: The Ionian Islands are a cluster of islands located in the Ionian Sea, west of Mainland Greece.
Hotels Greece: The region of Thraki or Thrace, situated in Northern Greece, is surrounded by high mountain ranges and deep blue seas, while in the center its beauty in indescribable, with fertile valley, forests and running waters.
www.top-hotels-greece.com   (1280 words)

 Corfu Yachting
The Ionian Sea is famous for its mild winds.
It is considered to be the perfect sea for smooth sailing trips.
This is exactly the same spring where from fishermen used to drink ages ago.
www.corfuyachting.com /ioniansea.htm   (621 words)

 IONIAN SEA KAYAKING   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Most days, there is sea kayaking for 4-6 hours and in some days an optional, organised and guided walk of 1-3 hours' duration (walking time), taking us to a village, beach, cave or another site of interest.
Cypress wood was used for shipbuilding and traditionally a grove was planted at the same time as the birth of a daughter, so that when the trees had grown and were cut after about 20 years, the money could be used for her dowry.
The weather is stable in the Ionian Sea and during summer it doesn't rain very often.
www.greecetravel.com /trekking/ioniankayak.html   (2415 words)

 Corfu cruises - Ionian Cruises Corfu
Kefalonia island is the largest island in the Ionian Sea, with an area of 688,8 square kilometres and the sixth in size of all the Greek islands.
The legend has it that Paxos Island was formed when Poseidon, god of the sea severed the south tip of Corfu island with one mighty blow of his trident and dragged it south to create an idyllic retreat for his beloved wife Amphitriti.
and a population of 2500 inhabitants this green island covered, mostly of olive and cypress trees, is the smallest in the Ionian sea.
www.ionian-cruises.com /index.htm   (1036 words)

 Sea Trek Segment #51   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sea Trek is the posting of e-mails and journals about Bill and Judy's cruise across the Atlantic and their adventures on various seas, continents, and islands.
It is 250 sea miles east to west from Rhodes to the bottom of the Peloponese where you leave the Aegean and enter the Ionian Sea.
Their boat is not very sea kindly and they will only sail when the winds are down to 15-20 knots, which is probably about Oct 10 th.
www.mbyc.com /SeaTrek/seatrek_51.htm   (1882 words)

 Ionic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ionian Islands, seven Greek islands which lie on the eastern coast of the Ionian Sea.
Ionian Sea, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Southern Italy.
Ionian Revolt, a revolt by Greek Ionians against the Persian Empire in western Anatolia preceding the Greco-Persian Wars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ionian   (232 words)

 Ionian islands - Corfu
The Ionian Sea (Greek -- Ionion Pelagos) is another arm of the Mediterranean Sea, separating Greece and Albania from Italy and Sicily.
The Ionian Sea is connected with the Adriatic Sea in the north by the Strait of Otranto.
The sea forms a deep indentation, the Gulf of Taranto, in the southern coast of Italy between the regions of Calabria and Apulia and a number of deep inlets on the Greek coast, including the Gulf of Corinth.
alexandros.com /Greece/ionian.html   (645 words)

 Yacht Charter Ionian by GALA Yachting
It is built on a promontory that projects into the sea and is separated into a northern and a southern section.
Ithaka, an island situated in the Ionian Sea, is known to the world as the being Odysseys' homeland.
The west side of the island is steep and bare in contrast withthe east which is verdant and slopes gently down to the sea.
www.galayachting.com /greekisl-ionian.htm   (1310 words)

 Ionian Sea, Cordu, Lefkas, Vounaki, yacht charter, bareboat, boat rental, catamaran
Evergreen cypress, pine, elm, green fields, flowers even in height of summer, and everywhere the dull dark sheen of the olive, characterize the lower land while higher up the slopes are covered in pine and the tenacious Mediterranean maquis.
The green luxuriance of the islands is in direct contrast to the high eroded mountains of Albania and mainland Greece that form the eastern boundary to the Ionian.
From the inland sea bordered by Lefkas, Ithaca and Kefalonia you leave the rolling almost English landscape of Zakynthos to confront the rocky slopes of the Peloponnese.
www.sailing-adventure.com /mediterranean/ioniansea.html   (708 words)

Ionian Village is a unique summer camping program located in Greece and operated by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
Ionian Village is a newly renovated resort facility located on several hundred acres on the northwest coast of the Peloponnese, approximately 45 miles west of the city of Patras.
Ionian Village participants become part of a village community as they dwell in white-washed cabins, worship in a Byzantine chapel, swim in an Olympic size swimming pool, play sports on athletic fields and courts, dine in a renovated cafeteria, and perform in an outdoor amphitheater.
www.ionianvillage.org /main.html   (341 words)

 Ionian sea, corfu, zante, lefkas, cefallonia, ithaka, ithaki, paxi anti paxi, Greece sailing, yacht charter greece, ...
The Ionian Islands, also knows as the Eptánisos (Seven Islands), are strung out along the west coast of Greece from the Albanian frontier to the Peloponnese.
During the 9th-11th centuries AD, in the middle of the Byzantine Empire, the Ionian Islands took on an active role in combating pirates and the development of commerce between East and West.
From Corfu till Zante, the Ionian Islands have kept their traditional colors and their character that can be seen even through the speech and pronunciation of the local people.
www.greece-sailing.co.uk /ionian.html   (679 words)

 Ionian Sea Kayaking, Greece
Sea kayak in crystal blue seas, sleep under the stars on isolated beaches on traditional islands, where you can sample real Greek life.
The central part of the sea is enclosed by a ring of islands on the west (Lefkada, Kefallonia, Zakynthos) and by the mainland and the Peloponnese on the east.
Cypress wood was used for shipbuilding and traditionally a grove was planted at the same time as the birth of a daughter, so that when the trees had grown and were cut after about 20 years, the money could be used for her dowry.
www.great-adventures.com /know/deals/greece-ioniansea.html   (2080 words)

 Ionian Sea - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ionian Sea - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Corinth, Gulf of, arm of the Ionian Sea, between the Pelopónnisos (Peloponnesus) Region and the Central Greece and Euboea Region of Greece.
Ionian Islands, group of islands, western Greece, forming an administrative region, in the Ionian and Mediterranean seas.
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 The ionian islands of Greece
This is the smallest of the Ionian Islands, with its main town and port called Gaios.
This island is the largest of the Ionian Islands and often described as the most "green" due its fir covered mountain Ainos(1,600mt high) and many groves throughout the island full of olive trees, orange orchards and grapevines.
Melissani is actually a subterranean lake with the unusual phenomenon of when the sun shines overhead and its rays hit the crystal clear waters of this lake, the light is broken up into a myriad colours.
www.corfutoday.com /ionian-islands.htm   (734 words)

 The Ionian islands
The Ionian Sea on the western part of Greece includes six major islands and the coast of Epirus (mainland Greece) as well as the western Peloponesse coast.
It appears that during the 8th century BC, for example, Greeks came to the Ionian from Euboia (Evia) and the Peloponese.
By the end of the 18th century, with the breakdown of the Venetian democracy, the islands successively passed under French domination, then to the Russo-Turkish alliance, when the Ionian state was created, and finally to the British.
www.almiyachts.com /Towns/ionian_sea/ionian_islands.html   (468 words)

 Ionian Sea Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is bounded by southern Italy, including Calabria, Sicily and the Salento peninsula, to the west, by southwestern Albania and a large number of Greek islands, including Corfu, Zante, Kephalonia, Ithaka, and Lefkas to the east.
There are ferry routes between Patras, Greece and Brindisi and Ancona, Italy, that cross over the east and north of the Ionian Sea, and shipping routes from Piraeus westward cross as well.
The eponym of the Ionian Sea (whose name was more often, particularly by Aeschylus, attributed to Io's voyage; previously the Ionian Gulf was thought to have been called the sea of Cronus and Rhea).
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Ionian_Sea   (319 words)

 Ionian Islands
Latin transliteration, as well as modern Greek pronunciation, may suggest that the Ionian Sea and Islands are somehow related to Ionia, an eastern Greek region.
Furthermore in both ancient and modern Greek, the Ionian is stressed in the antepenultimate (i-O-nia) whereas Ionia in the penultimate (ion-I-a); also the proper adjective for Ionia is Ionic, not Ionian.
In 1941 when German forces occupied Greece, the Ionian Islands (except Kythera) were handed over to the Italians, who in their three years of rule made themselves hugely unpopular by trying to force the islanders to realise that they were "really" Italian.
www.mlahanas.de /Greece/Regions/IonianIslands.html   (1484 words)

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