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Ithaca Travel Guide  

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Ithaca is an island belonging to the Ionian Islands group in the Ionian Sea, Greece. It is not very large with an approximate area of 96 sq km.
The island of Ithaca is mountainous with the highest peak being Mount Nirito. Even the coastline is steep and rocky, although Ithaca does have beautiful sandy and pebbly beaches. It has a mild Mediterranean climate which has dry, hot summers and rainy, mild winters. The average temperature in summers is about 27°C, whereas it rarely falls below 0°C in winters.
Ithaca has a population of about 3,000 inhabitants with most of it concentrated in the capital city of Vathy. Due to its moderate climate, the island is covered with lush green forests. Olives are abundant on the island and the villages produce good quality olive oil and wine. Many of the inhabitants of Ithaca are sailors by profession.

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Reviews Ithaca

Robert Bale
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Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : The beaches of Ithaca provide tourists with many opportunities for entertainment. Those who enjoy water sports can engage in some snorkelling. The beaches are also a very good site for camping. There are two important caves which can be visited in... more Ithaca. The first one is Nymph’s Cave located just outside Vathy. The other is Loizo’s Cave, situated on the northern part of the island near Stavros. There are two Venetian Castles at the entrance of the natural harbour. Also, there is the monastery of the Virgin Mary which is open for visitors and has very beautiful icons and picturesque surroundings. The Archaeological Museum of Vathy should be visited for its collection that contains excavation finds from Aetos and a remarkable collection of finds dated to the Geometric period. In August, there are cultural festivals held here which include artists and orchestras from all over the world.
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