Kefalonia - comprehensive tourist guide

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Trip to Kefalonia

    For traveling by car to Greece it is necessary to obtain a green card (still obligatory in Republic of Macedonia), while an international driving license is no longer necessary for Greece or Republic of Macedonia. It is quite easy to reach Kefalonia because the route is quite simple, and the...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Supplying on Kefalonia

    In terms of supply, Kefalonia has much to boast about. There are plenty of well-supplied supermarkets, whether they are small local ones or some of the big retail chains, especially in larger populated places such as Argostoli, Lassi, Skala, Liksuri, Fiskardo and Sami. For the fans of German Lidl chain, Kefalonia...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Metaxa Bar

    In a quiet resort Skala, in the southeast of Kefalonia, there is an interesting cafe bar on the beach. This _pet friendly_bar is located at the exit from the center of Skala, on the beach, next to the road leading to Poros. Apart from enjoying a beautiful view at the calm...

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    To get to know any destination better you have to try both local products and traditional dishes. Like every region and every Greek island, Kefalonia has its own traditional products that make it recognizable. Traditional dishes in Kefalonia are similar to those in the other Ionian Islands, and the ingredients that dominate...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Kefalonia

    Kefalonia is a largest Ionian island. It is located at the end of Patraikos bay, between Zakynthos and Lefkada. Consists of main island and peninsula Paliki. Ithaka island on its North-East side, also belongs to Kefalonia municipality. The island is hilly and mountainous terrain, with the highest peak called Mega Soros...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Ferries to Kefalonia

    During the season, ferries of "West Ferry" depart three times a day from Lefkada, while in the off-season, there are two departures only. The trip takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes. The ticket costs 8.5e for adults, and 4.3e for children. Children up to 5 years of age...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    The Castle of Saint George

    The castle of Saint George is located on a hill, near a town called Travliata, 7 km away from Argostoli and it dominates the southern part of the island. It was named after the old chapel of Saint George which is at the top of the same hill, a bit...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    The Lighthouse of Saint Theodore

    Just a few kilometers from the capital of Cephalonia, Argostoli, there is a tourist attraction known as Fanari. The original lighthouse was built in 1829 during the British rule. It is a circular Doric-style structure with 20 columns and an 8-meter high tower. It was badly damaged during the 1953 earthquake...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Agios Gerasimos Monastery

    Saint Gerasimos monastery, the wonder-maker and protector of Kefalonia, the most known monastery on the island. Gerasimos of Kefalonia was born in 1506 and comes from an aristocratic Byzantine family. He is known for very specific ascetic life, but also by the fact that he foretold his own death. He became a...

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