Kefalonia - comprehensive tourist guide

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Ainos Mountain

    Mount Enos, Kefalonia's national park and also the highest point of the western coast of the Ionian Sea, extends at an altitude of 1628m and is located in the southern part of the island. There are numerous legends about this imposing mountain. It is believed that the terrible dragon Lukisas once...

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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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    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.

    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.

    Melissani Cave

    In the east side of Kefalonia there are many attractions that make tourists come to this island, such as the wonderful Melisani Cave, Antisamos Beach, the geological phenomenon Katavotres ... Unreal colors in the Melisani Cave in Kefalonia each year attract a large number of visitors, who since morning occupy the...

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