The villages of Ithaca are known for keeping the traditional design of the buildings alive. Many of the old buildings have been well preserved. In towns such as Vathy, there are building restrictions that prohibit the use of modern designs and limit the colors that can be used.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
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Guide to 11 villages
Discover our guide to 11 Ithaca villages. They are all presented with detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Ithaca. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: On the southern side of the island
Description: Vathy is the capital and main port of the island. The traditional houses, the paved streets and the picturesque harbor create a nice place to relax.