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An unusual blip in the weather has brought us rain! Not to worry there are plenty of activities to do until normal sunny weather resumes! Sit back, relax with a …

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by Sarah O. If you don’t know, Saristra Festival is a 3 day arts and music festival held in the abandoned village of Old Vlachata near to Sami. It’s been …

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August holds many fantastic opportunities to get involved with events, festivals and dances!  Here is a small selection to choose from, check out the links for more information, look out …

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Voluntary Affiliate to my site Sarah O was celebrating her birthday and she wanted to do something a little different. So Sarah, a group of friends, my 7 year old …

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August 2018 – Last Minute Deals BOOK NOW DIRECT WITH THE OWNERS AT THE BEST PRICES August Houses and Apartments: 8-12 August double rooms at Sea View Rooms in Sami …

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Most visitors to Kefalonia relish the hot weather, clear blue skies and soaring temperatures but sometimes is can get a little too much! Here are a few suggestions for when …

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Kefalonia is a fabulous destination for a relaxing holiday. The islands natural beauty, calmness and peace invoke an atmosphere of well being and tranquility, and these qualities combined with excellent …

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While exploring the region of Livathos you will pass through many impressive villages with distinctive architecture and well-tended gardens. Historically the region has strong links with merchants and shipping families. …

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The sun is out, the sky is blue… what better time than to hop on a scooter and explore this beautiful island? Contact Ainos bikes Kefalonia, to rent one! Travelling …

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Whether you are religious or not, Easter in Greece is an important period of custom and traditions so connected with our childhood and upbringing that following and protecting them is …

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Greeks are well known for their friendly and welcoming attitude towards guests; it’s called Filoxenia. Literally translated as ‘hospitality’ Filoxenia encompasses so much more, it’s a generosity of spirit towards …

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The Carnival in Lixouri has a great tradition as being the best in Kefalonia – and some say in Greece! The Carnival season (or “Mascara” in Kefalonia) comes to an …

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There are so many great reasons to visit Kefalonia we couldn’t possibly mention them all! These five categories are just a small sample for inspiration. Explore my website for a …

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In October 2017 the Hellenic Tourism Organization hosted a diving conference in Kefalonia and invited journalists and diving photographers from the UK, Germany and Poland to experience what the island …

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Kefalonia doesn’t spring to mind as a hot-spot for birding in Greece but due to our climate and varied landscape many birds are attracted to us. We have several distinct …

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July and August are the busiest months on the island of Kefalonia, the heat is often too intense for rigorous activities,  and total seclusion becomes impossible. I would suggest that …

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Melomakarona and Kourabiedes are traditional desserts prepared primarily during the Christmas holiday season. Kourabiedes are sweet white buttery, crunchy cookies and Melomakarona are brown, honey-soaked delicious cookies. Christmas time in …

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Christmas in Kefalonia is a holiday full of activity, food and, of course, festive traditional celebrations. Many of the celebrations are religious in nature and whilst Easter is the most …

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If you want to spend an unforgettable day cruising the northwest coast of Kefalonia, visiting and swimming at two of the best beaches of the island, having fun and dancing …

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It may be 9th of November but 2017 was a long season for Kefalonia. The island has turned into the winter rhythm more than 10 days now, but even with …

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