Suggested sailing itinerary from Palairos
DAY 1 : Embark at Palairos, a charming Greek harbour with a choice of restaurants and a nearby beach. The superb setting, with views across to Meganissi and Scorpio, will soon put you in the holiday mood!
DAY 2 : Sivota, Lefkas (16nm). Enjoy a sail across to Sivota on the east coast of Levkas. This unspoilt fishing village is surrounded by hillsides covered in olive and cypress trees. The shops, cafes and tavernas on the waterfront cater for visiting yachts.
DAY 3 : Fiskardo, Cephalonia (11nm). On the way you pass a choice of bays on Meganisi for a lunchtime anchorage. Fiskardo on the northern tip of Cephalonia is one of the prettiest waterfronts in the Ionian and offers a safe and picturesque harbour. Enjoy cocktails and ice creams on the harbourside and watch the yachts mooring up.
DAY 4 : Vathi, Ithaca (16nm). Ithaca is reputedly the island home of Odysseus and the east coast offers numerous bays and anchorages. Vathi has good shopping and numerous tavernas in the town.
DAY 5 : Port Kalamos (20nm). Walk up to the traditional village above the harbour for fresh bread in the morning and a stunning view.
DAY 6 : Spartohori, Meganissi (15nm).Sail to Spartohori on Meganissi, just opposite Scorpios island, with fabulous view from the town up the hill.
DAY 7 : Return to Palairos (15nm). Stop for a last lunchtime swim in your favourite bay on Meganissi.