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agios gerasimos monastery (4)
Updated March 26, 2020 no comments

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...

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ainos mountain kefalonia 1
Updated March 26, 2020 no comments

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...

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melissani cave kefalonia (2)
Updated March 25, 2020 no comments

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...

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saint george castle kefalonia 1
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 March 26, 2020 no comments

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...

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