Argostoli – Capital City Walking Tours

Argostoli, our beautiful capital city! The islands capital city of Argostoli offers many attractions and activities to the visitor. Its relatively compact nature, neat street layout and gentle undulations mean it’s a great city for walking around. The city is easy to navigate, it’s interesting and full of life: from the bustling harbour and market, […]

CrepaLand, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… CrepaLand Call into CrepaLand, Argostoli for delicious quality crepes, waffles, sandwiches and speciality coffees in a relaxed but stylish atmosphere… Begin the day with a freshly brewed coffee to drink in, or take away. Add to that a savoury or sweet menu item… classic sandwiches and club sandwiches from fresh bread, […]

Draught Grill & Beer House, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Draught Grill & Beer House Beers from exotic Brazil and sunny Mexico to the vast Czech meadows, the traditional Bavarian villages and the underground cellars of the Belgian monasteries… Visit the world of Draught Grill & Beer House !!! Draught Grill & Beer House is located in a beautiful building just […]

3 little beaches near Argostoli

If you are visiting, or staying in, Argostoli and are looking for somewhere to relax, swim or picnic one of these three idyllic beaches maybe just what you’re looking for! You can walk or drive between the beaches : Fanari to Kalamia – walking approx. 43 min (3.4 km), driving approx. 8 min (3.4 km) […]

A magical walk on the bridge!

It is not the first time I share with you my excitement to go for a walk after a heavy rain. I explain to some of my guests sometimes that they should not get down by a small storm while on holidays here, as the sight of the sky, the clear atmosphere and the sea colors will compensate […]

Pottery Breaking – Easter tradition

This old tradition some say comes from the Venetians of the 16th century who used to throw all their old and useless objects and pots out of their windows, others say comes from Pagans symbolizing the welcoming of spring… Whatever the origin of this tradition is, it stays alive many years now at mid day of Holy […]

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.

Voskopoula pastry shop, Argostoli

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Voskopoula If you want to buy local traditional pastries you have to visit this great shop!

Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation

The Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation is located in Argostoli, Kefalonia. It was established in 1984 with the endowment of the three brothers Spiridon, Kosmetos and Nikolaos Focas-Cosmetatos.The initial aims of the Foundation were: a) the conversion of the family house into a Museum displaying their personal collections and b) the publication of studies on Kefalonia and the […]

Kefalos Municipal Theater

Culture The Municipal Theatre of Kefalos is the largest theatre stage of Kefalonia and it is located to the Vallianou central square, the center of Argostoli. It was built in 1857 where many famous operas and plays were performed. After the Destruction of Mikra Asia, the Municipal Theatre of kefalos was used to house refugees and […]

Agion Theodoron Lighthouse (Fanari)

A Distinguished Landmark The Lighthouse (Fanari) of Agioi (Saint) Theodoroi is a distinguished landmark of a circular, simple Doric structure with 20 columns and its tower is 8 m tall.  The lighthouse was built in 1828 century when the island was under the command of Charles Napier, and it was deemed necessary for navigation.  In 1863, […]

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 […]

Animal Rescue Kefalonia

‘Doris’ was founded on October 2011, by a team of animal loving people that live in Argostoli with the collaboration and help of the municipality of Kefalonia who provided the land for the shelter. It was quickly embraced by all animal loving people in the island. Particularly valuable is the contribution of the british community […]

Platis and Makris Gialos beaches

Beautiful but usually crowded! Just 3 km outside of Argostoli, on the way to the airport, in the area of Lassi, you can visit two of the most beautiful sandy beaches of Kefalonia, Makris and Platis Gialos.