Greece Ionian Experience

10
nights and
11
days
From

23,560

Per person sharing

Your Ionian Greece experience will take you from the capital to two different Islands scattered along the western coastline of Central Greece
Kefalonia
While it may not be as popular as some of its counterparts in the Aegean, the is brimming with charm and stunning beaches
Zakynthos
Zakynthos is a beautiful island packed with so many things to do. Windsurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, or simply sunbathing. Go on an adventure and discover the Blue Caves, a sight not to be missed. For a perfect sunbathing session, make sure you go to the Shipwreck Beach, probably one of the most iconic sights of Zakynthos, and possibly Greece.

At a glance

Athens 3 Nights at the Pan Hotel or similar
Zakynthos 4 Nights at the Agrilia Hotel or similar  
Kefalonia 4 Nights at the Asteris Hotel or similar  
Accommodation  Standard double room 
Meals Breakfast daily 
Transfers All relevant Airport and Port transfers
Ferry Ferry crossing between Zakynthos and Kefalonia  
Other Domestic flights: Athens-Zakynthos and Kefalonia-Athens  

Highlights

Athens Top attractions:
Visit the Acropolis, see the changing of the Guards and have lunch in an authentic Greek Taverna

Zakynthos Top Attractions
Explore the Blue Caves, spend some time at the Aristeon Olive Press and Museum, and walk along the Strata Marina - the Islands most frequented part dotted with numerous cafes, bars and restaurants

Kefalonia Top Attractions
The island is known for its amazing beaches, surrounded by tall, lush green hills bordered by exceptional blue waters. Take time out to see the islands picturesque villages such as Agia Efimia, Assos and Sami
 

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Itinerary

Day 4

Zakynthos (B)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Arrange for a visit to Shipwreck Beach. Take an Island tour that includes the beach as well as the Blue Caves 
Day 5

Zakynthos (B)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • The Reception can assist you with a visit to the Caretta Turtles 

 

Day 6

Zakynthos (B)

  • Last leisurely day on the Island

Inclusions

  • Return flights on Emirates from Johannesburg (Specific and limits Seats)
  • Domestic flights Athens to Zakynthos and Kefalonia to Athens
  • 10 Nights accommodation in standard double room
  • Meals: As mentioned
  • All relevant transfers and ferries 

Exclusions

  • Increases in airfares and departure taxes
  • Optional tours
  • Tips
  • Visa fee
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance

Validity

  • Rates valid for travel during September 2019
  • Seasonal weekend and events supplement may be applicable

    Contact us for any other travel date required

Country information

Food and Drinks
Greek cuisine is mainly made up of olive oil, vegetables, herbs, grain and bread. Fish and various meats and poultry are on all main menus. Cheese, Aubergines, and Yogurt will always be part of a meal
Some specialties are:
Moussaka (aubergine casserole with minced lamb, cinnamon, red wine and olive oil).
Calamari (deep-fried rings of squid or octopus).
Souvlaki (spit-roasted meat, generally pork or chicken).
Stifado (a rich beef stew with caramelized onions, cinnamon and cloves).
Kokkinisto (a rich stew of either beef, pork or chicken cooked with red wine and tomatoes).
Horiatiki (Greek salad: feta cheese, tomato, cucumber, green peppers, black Kalamata olives and fresh olive oil).

Visa Formalities
Greece is a Schengen state Member and Visa's are required when traveling on a SA Passport

Currency: Euro
Mastercard and Visa are widely accepted as a form of payment. However, some restaurant may only accept cash. Check before you order your meal.