Ithaca is situated northwest of Kefalonia from which it is separated by a narrow channel of 3,5km. Even though Ithaca is so small, she is world known as the island of Odysseus, the mythical hero of Troy and king of Ithaca. Ithaca is a symbol of nostalgia and love for the homeland.
Ithaca is constituted by two peninsulas joined together with Aetos isthmus. Ithaca is a small marvel of nature full of oppositions and colours, green and blue.
Vathi, the capital of the island has traditional Ionian architecture houses and is built around an extraordinary bay with the islet Lazareto in it.