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... The Ionian sea & The Ionian island of Greece

The Ionian Sea stretches between the western coast of Mainland Greece and the eastern coast of Italy, and further to the south along the western coast of the Peloponnese . The region is home to seven major islands, whose number has given it its the name, " Eptanissa " ( Seven Islands in Greek), and which together with five smaller isles, form an independent region with its own special character.
Their unique natural beauty, a combination of lush green vegetation, dramatic landscapes and an impressive coastline with crystal clear waters, combined with their long and turbulent history and the blend of all the different cultures and influences that have left their traces on their architecture, culture and traditions, have endowed each and every one of them with its own distinctive image.

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The Ionian Region consist of three groups of islands:
The northern group dominated by Corfu, also featuring the smaller Diapontia isles of Othoni, Erikoussa and Mathraki (forming was is the northern-most borders of Greece), and the isles of Paxos and Antipaxos to the south, and the more densely clustered central group of islands, consisting of Lefkada, just a narrow sea canal separating it from the mainland, and the smaller isles that surround it, Skorpios, Meganissi, Kalamos, Kastos, Skorpidi, Madouri, Sparti, Heloni, Thileia and Kythros, the larger islands of Kefalonia, Zakynthos (Zante) and the much celebrated Ithaka (Ithaki).
The administrative capital of the Ionian Islands Region is Corfu, also known as the "Lady of the Ionian" or "Emerald Isle".
To the east of the Ionian Islands stretches the western coast of Mainland Greece whose shores are washed by the same crystal blue waters of the Ionian Sea . On these shores, almost opposite and at a short distance from Corfu, the ports of Parga, Sivota and Preveza are located, whose history is closely linked to that of the Ionian Region, and whose natural character and ambience are more reminiscent of an Ionian island, than of a typical Greek coastal city. These reasons, in combination with their proximity from ancient sites of major archaeological interest, like Dodoni, Nikopolis, Nekromantion and Kassopea, make them increasingly popular ports of call, especially for smaller cruise vessels.
These two ports also form part of our region of operations and we are in the position to offer you there the same standard of service as we do in Corfu and in the rest of the Ionian Islands where we operate.

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