In September 1943, following the Italian Armistice, 5,155 soldiers from the Italian 33rd Acqui Infantry Division were massacred by the Germans on the island. The massacre began on the 21st September and lasted for one week. A further 3,00o soldiers drowned after the German ships carrying them away from Kefalonia to concentration camps were lost at […]
Located 5 min from Agia Efimia, at the traditional village of Makriotika, there is a little Olive Museum! Olive oil production is a major component of Kefalonian economy. Until the 18th Century the quantity of olive oil produced on the island just covered the needs of the residents. However, the pressure of Venetian conquerors for […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… This is a very special house-museum created by Takis Tokkas with a passion, deep knowledge of Kefalonian history and traditions, and a lot of personal work! It is worth a visit to see the collection especially as you will be guided by the creator himself! You are invited to explore and […]
Volunteering for environment The Nautical and Environmental Museum in Fiscardo 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 […]