Discover good food, fine wine, breathtaking views,
warm and clear seas and long lazy meals in Tavernas by the sea.
An island of incredible contrast, blanketed in sliver-green olive
trees, regularly punctuated by elegant cypresses, it is one of the
greenest of the Mediterranean islands and in spring, perhaps the
most perfumed, with the heady aroma of wild flowers mingling with
the spicy scents of wild sage, thyme and oregano.
Here you will find pretty bays in Greece, spectacular vistas and stunning
sunsets. the coastline is a succession of sweeping bays with incredible
mountain backdrops and, between the bays, deep crystal clear waters.
The north-eastern coast, where Mount Pantokrator seems to tumble
straight into the sea is much more sheltered from the elements,
yet you'll discover a spectacular coastline with breathtaking views
around every headland.
is the most northerly of the Ionian Islands and is 35 miles long
and approximately 15 miles wide. At the northern center, is 'Mount
Pantocrator' with a height of just over 1000 meters. The NE coast
is made up of secluded bays, pretty fishing villages, gently shelving
beaches and sparkling clear waters. The dramatic west coast, with
its high cliffs and long sweeping sandy beaches, is a complete contrast.
will discover that a Greek holiday is all about eating! Meals are
to be lingered over, try a selection of starters (mezzay), main
courses of fresh locally caught fish and tender meats, organically
grown salads garnished with herbs and home-pressed olive oil. Greek
wines are also well worth trying. As well as the traditional 'village
wines' there has been real progress in Greek wine production and
superb choices are available.