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argostoli kefalonia (3)
Updated December 19, 2019 no comments

Argostoli

The capital of the Kefalonia island, Argostoli, was almost completely destroyed by a devastating earthquake which affected the whole island in 1953. Entire buildings built in the Venetian style disappeared altogether, and about 100.000 inhabitants left the island and moved mostly to the USA, Canada and Australia. Today, Argostoli is...

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Updated November 16, 2019 no comments

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...

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Updated November 2, 2018 no comments

Assos

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poros kefalonia 1
Updated September 28, 2018 no comments

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 Cephalonia because the route is quite simple, and...

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Updated September 28, 2018 no comments

Ferries to Kefalonia

During the season, ferries of "West Ferry" depart three times a day from Lefkada, while in the off-season, there is one to 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...

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