Kefalonia - comprehensive tourist guide

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    Fiskardo is one of 365 villages in Cephalonia. It is located in the very north of the island, in the region known as Erissos, which was put under the protection of the Greek Government because of the unique richness of nature. Dense forests surround the innumerable small coves with pebbly...

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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.

    Sami

    Sami is the second largest port of Kefalonia, connecting the island with Italy, Ithaca and Patra. It is located in the east of the island, about 25km from Argostoli. The whole village is surrounded by hills, it has about 1000 inhabitants and is famous for abundance of cafes and restaurants,...

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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.

    Skala - peaceful place with a nice beach

    Skala is located in the southeast of the island. It is located on the coast itself and is 37 km away from Argostoli, or about 50 minutes by car. The road that connects the city is a main road, in a short section with four lanes, and the rest with...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Argostoli - urban capital of Kefalonia

    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 a...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Spasmata Beach

    Spasmata Beach is located in Minia (Minies) about 6km from Argostoli, 4km from Lassi and next to the only airport in Kefalonia. The beach is very nice, with fine sand and gravel. The sea is crystal clear with a gradual entrance to the water. It is about 700m long and 15-30m...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Beaches nearby Lassi

    Lassi is a small tourist destination in the south of Kefalonia and one of the best-developed tourist centers on the island. It is only 3km from the capital Argostoli. There are several bays and small coves around Lassi, so you can have privacy while enjoying the crystal clear sea. Among the...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Beaches on the south coast of Kefalonia

    Kefalonia is a perfect choice for couples and families because of its fantastic and clean beaches, unspoiled nature and safe and turquoise sea. Southern part of the island is generally urban and inhabited, so you can find there a lot of accommodations for renting. It has a of sandy beaches stretching...

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    Updated December 25, 2020.

    Beaches nearby Skala

    Skala is located in the southeast of the island. It is known as a quiet resort with a beautiful sandy beach in about 3 km in length and crystal clear water. The Skala beach is fully arranged. It is one of the most popular beaches in Kefalonia and it's very spacious...

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