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Ithaca (sometimes spelled Ithaka ; Greek: Ιθάκη, Itháki) is one of the Ionian Islands in Greece.

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Ferries run to Ithaca from Patras on the mainland, and Sami on Kefalonia.

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Ithaca is the legendary home of the Greek poet Homer's heroic Odysseus. There are various sites that are associated with this legendary figure including a cave said to honor this mythical hero at Polis Bay.


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  • Adastra Suites (Ithaka luxury suites), Vathy, +30 26740 33522. Adastra is an ithacian, family-run, newly built luxurious villa that has just opened its doors, welcoming its first guests on August 2011. Set in the heart of Ithaca’s capital, right above Ithaca’s main harbor, on a beautiful verdant hill overlooking the sea, gazing at the town in the morning and at the bright stars at night.
  • Familia hotel (Ithaka hotel). The traditional hotel Familia is situated in the port of Vathy on the island of Ithaka.

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