Sailing North Ionian Islands
North Ionian Islands
When we consider the North Ionian, we basically refer to the islands of the Ionian located on the north side of Lefkada. In other words, if you choose a sailing trip to the North Ionian Sea, will sail between the islands of Corfu, Paxos, and Antipaxos.
By selecting the North Ionian, you can also approach with your boat both the coasts of Preveza and Sivota. The Ionian is well known and characterized by its deep waters and its clear waters. As in the South as in the North Ionian, an inexperienced sailor can make his first trip, since the islands are relatively close to each other and the weather is usually ideal for an easy cruise. It is no coincidence that the Ionian Sea‘ waters and islands are one of the safest sailing destinations in the world.
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Sailing Holidays North Ionian
The sailing holidays in the North Ionian usually start from Corfu. The destinations are many and different. You have many options: small islands like Paxos and Antipaxos, the Adriatic Sea, the coasts of Albania and Italy. Of course, what is almost certain is that Paxos will steal your attention. A green island with unique coastline and clear waters. It is no coincidence that Paxos is one of the most famous sailing destinations across Europe – a must-go destination for the Ionian sailors!
The name Ionian comes from the Greek language Ἰόνιον’. Its etymology is unknown.Ancient Greek writers, especially Aeschylus, linked it to the myth of Io. In Ancient Greek the adjective Ionios was used as an epithet for the sea because Io swam across it.
The Northern Ionian is ideal for:
its crystal clear waters, its green coastlines, its mild weather, beginner sailors, visiting Paxos.
North Ionian Main Islands
Lefkada, Corfu, Paxos, and Antipaxos