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.
Breathtaking Sunset! During your day trip to Paliki area, 15km from Lixouri and very close to Platia Ammos, you can find Kipouria Monastery (Moni Kipouraion) built in 1759 by Archimandrite Chrysanthos Petropoulos from Paxos. Its name “Kipouria” comes from the greek word “kipos” (land, vegetable garden) as the monks supported themselves by cultivating all the land around […]
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 […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Mythos, wedding planning Mythical Wedding Mythos Weddings is part of Mythos group. Mythos Weddings was formed in 2007 to provide couples from across Europe the wedding of their dreams. Couples from United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Russia, Italy and other countries, choose every year Mythos Weddings to organize the most beautiful day of their […]
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 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 […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Romantika, Daily Cruises If you want to go on a daily cruise around the island or visit the nearby islands, have a look at the Romantika, timetable and routes leaving from Agia Efimia harbour every morning.
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 […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… In 1982, the growers of the Robola Zone, in order to ensure their income, to protect and at the same time highlight the dynamic of Cephalonian Vineyard, armed with experience and knowledge, founded the Robola Cooperative of Cephalonia which currently comprises of 300 members.
The religious centre of Kefalonia is undoubtedly the Monastery of Agios (Saint) Gerasimos at Omala. The monastery is located 15km from Argostoli where twice a year, thousands of believers gather to worship Agios Gerasimos. A few people vow to go to the monastery on foot from their houses just before the celebrations of August 16th, to honour the Saint for supporting […]
Gray Rocky formations against reddish sand… located on the peninsula of Paliki, 7 km from Lixouri town, one can find Xi beach, definitely one of the most special locations in Kefalonia. It may not be one of my favourite beaches to swim but I would suggest you stop to admire the unique landscape, rub the clay on your body […]
Endless sand! Skala sits on the southern tip of Kefalonia 37km from Argostoli in the region of Elios-Pronnoi. It is known for its beautiful 3km long sandy beach and its crystal clear waters. It has developed into an important and lively tourist area over recent years offering something for everyone!
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Donkey Trekking No more then 50 years ago you would have found a donkey in every corner of Kefalonia Used for work up in the mountains, carrying wood, hay, and olives into the villages or grain to the mills. Along with the modernisation of agriculture and forestry the donkeys started to […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Aquatic Scuba Diving Club Kefalonia is ideal for scuba diving with underwater visibility exceeding 40 metres. Makis and his team provide a great selection of dive sites which suit everyone from complete beginners to more qualified divers. The Aquatic Scuba Diving Club was established in 1997 in Agia Efimia. The islands characteristic […]