Stavros is the second biggest village on Ithaca and it is situated 16klm from Vathy. It was built in the 16th century and its main attractions are the archeological museum and the bust of Odysseus which can be found at the central square.
The area of Platrithias lies 20km from Vathy and only 3km from Stavrosvillage and it has been inhabited since the ancient years. I n the middle Ages due to the presence of pirates population moved to the mountains.
The graphical village of Frikes lies on the northeast part of the island 19 km away from Vathi. In the small port you will see two traditional windmills and small beautiful Beaches that attract many people.
The Picturesque village of Exogi lies on the Homeric Mountain of Neion, at an altitude of 340m surrounded by wide "steps" of fertile land full of vineyards. Exogi, meaning "Out land", is only 2km from Platrithias and a total distance of 20km from Vathy.
Vathy (or Vathi) is the capital of Ithaca since 1500 and has a population of 1700 people. Vathy’s is build like an amphitheatre around it's natural port (the Homeric Forkys port) which is 300m. wide and its length is 926m.