Monastery of Mother of God-“Themata”

Monastery of Mother of God-“Themata” was built in the 11th century on the slope of Agia Dinati near Makriotika, just 6 km from Agia Efimia.

Koutavos Lagoon and De Bosset (Drapano) Bridge

One of the best attractions in the capital of Kefalonia, Argostoli, is the Koutavos Lagoon, a feeding ground for the turtles caretta caretta, wild ducks, black headed hens and swans, a variety of fish and a stop for many migrating birds.

Ainos Bikes & Scooters Kefalonia

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Ainos Bikes & Scooters Ainos Bikes was born as an idea through a conversation between two friends, George Laskaris and Vassilis Kotoulas. Each following his path, but always maintaining a stable relationship with cycling , it did not take long to make the decision. The goal has always been to create a unique […]

Botanical Garden (Kefalonia Botanica), Argostoli

Kefalonia Botanica was established in 1998 at the initiative of the Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation. Its original aims were the preservation and display of the wild and endemic plants of Kefalonia and the promotion of environmental issues.

Atros Monastery Trail

Panagia of Atros is the oldest monastery of Kefalonia, sits at an altitude of 760 meters above the bay of Poros, 37 km from Argostoli. Built around the 8th century, it is a rare element of monastic architecture. Until this day the medieval tower is still preserved in good condition. It was destroyed many times by earthquakes and fire. But […]

Wild Nature Expeditions

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Wild Nature Expeditions If you want an alternative way to explore the island’s beauties, join this great team offering a wide selection of activities for you: Canoeing, Caving, Hiking, Jeep Safari, Rock Climbing, Star Gazing and Guided Tours. Guided Tours If you don’t hire a car, you don’t like the crowded bus tours […]

Kefalonia Wine Tour

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Wine and Vineyards Tour Taste unique Kefalonian wines and learn everything about the winemaking, as you move between vineyards and  wineries, in an intimate small group (max. 10 people) or private wine tour / excursion. Julia, an expert wine guide and a very friendly lady will provide you with all the […]

Regina’s Boats, Fiskardo

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Regina’s Boats A fun and exciting way to explore Kefalonia Many regular visitors to Fiskardo will know Yianni and Regina, who operate the Regina’s Boats in the harbour, as they have been in operation for over 11 years. They are a family owned Kefalonian boat hire company and their aim is […]

Fiskardo Walking Trails

The “Asteris” Club has given to visitors, as well as locals, a special gift by completing the signage of three beautiful paths which start from Fiskardo and are up to 10km in length.

Water Taxi Service, Agia Efimia

For an alternative travel experience, contact Makis, the owner and instructor of the Aquatic Diving Center who also runs a water taxi service for trips over to the neighbouring islands of Ithaca and Lefkas. Services operate to Pisaetos and Vathi on Ithaca, as well as Vassiliki on Lefkas. Local services from Aghia Efimia to Fiskardo […]

Elitiko

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Handmade olive oil soap, beeswax ointment and rose water! Aris and his family have put all their passion and care into producing natural products from their own local herbs, extra virgin olive oil and honey. Visit them and familiarise yourself with local herbs, bees, and the general management of a small […]

Ancient Sami, trail

Walk through history and enjoy magnificent views Located about 9km from Agia Efimia and 2km from Sami, on the top of the hill, stands the ancient Acropolis of Sami. If you enjoy walking, try the following route: On your way to or back from Antisamos beach, you follow the sign to “Ancient Acropolis of Sami” with the car.

Gentilini Winery and Vineyards

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Gentilini Winery and Vineyards Premium wine tasting! No trip to Kefalonia is complete without a visit to the world acclaimed Gentilini Winery. Here you’ll get taste after taste of fantastic unique wines and informative conversation with the producers, or their staff. Afterwards you will have the opportunity to purchase their wines to enjoy […]

Assos Castle

A special day! Situated on the north west coast of the island, 25 km from Agia Efimia  the fortress at Assos  is the larger of the two castles on Kefalonia, and is one of the largest castles in Greece.

Karavomylos Lake

A Dreamy Location! 8km from Agia Efimia and just 1km from Sami village, the traveller can visit Karavomylos Lake. According to scientists, Karavomylos is part of strange geological phenomena observed in Kefalonia: researchers have found that the waters from Katavothres  on the western side of the island, end up here after traversing underground Kefalonia and mixed with […]

The Nautical and Environmental Museum

Volunteering for environment The Nautical and Environmental Museum in Fiskardo is the result of various collaborative projects aimed at the preservation of the island’s natural inheritance, as well as the promotion of environmental awareness in the general public. Since its inception, the museum remains vital thanks to the continued cooperation of local authorities and devoted volunteers.

Corgialenios Library & Museum of Folklore and Cultural History

Corgialenios Museum The Corgialenios Historical and Cultural Museum located in Argostoli,  span the history of Kefalonia, from the Venetian Conquest (circa 1500 A.D.) to the destruction of the cultural heritage by the 1953 earthquakes, from the point of view of everyday life of island people which is interposed and dynamically affected by historical developments (consecutive occupations […]

Boulevard Boats, Agia Efimia

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Boulevard Boats Approximately 30% of Kefalonia’s beaches can be reached by car or bike. If you would like to see more of them a boat is required. The most beautiful secluded beaches and coves are on the north-eastern part of the island of Kefalonia, between Agia Efimia and Fiskardo. Most people […]