Attractions

Phenomenal! Melissani Lake was opened to the public in 1963 and is located northwest of Sami village near Karavomilos. The cavern, caved in, several thousand years ago creating an amazing sight.The …

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On your way to Fiskardo, there are several places worth stopping at. One of them is the little church of St John Chrysostom (one of the Three Hierarchs) at the …

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One of the most important dates in the Eastern Orthodox calendar is 15th August – the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. It’s a national holiday which sees events taking place …

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At the church in the tiny settlement of Arginia, high up on the mountainside above the south coast, there is an icon of the Virgin Mary depicting her with snakes. …

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The church of Panagia Lagouvarda or Fidoussa (of the snakes) is located in the mountainside village of Markopoulo around 30km from Argostoli. The church is renowned throughout the Orthodox world …

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The church of Gravaliotissa is located in the small mountain village of Pastra and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. On August 15th the feast of the Assumption is celebrated …

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Excavated in the early 1990’s by Lazaros Kolonas, these are the largest vaulted Mycenaean tombs of the area, with a height of 3.95 metres and a diameter of 6.8 metres. There …

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The Archaic Temple can be found on the main road of Skala. This Doric temple dates from the 6th century BC – early 5th  century BC (Archaic period) and was …

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It is said that the Old Sissia Monastery was constructed in the 13th century by order of Saint Francis of Assisi (the Catholic saint protector of animals & nature) in …

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Located in the pretty village of Fiscardo, the almost perfectly preserved Roman Cemetery was discovered in 2006 when excavations were taking place for a new building. The plot is in …

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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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Avithos beach is located close to the villages of Kaligata and Svoronata, in Livathos on the south coast of Kefalonia. It’s approximately 12 km from Argostoli and is reached by …

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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 …

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Located on the sea bed just off the coast at Poros lies the HMS Perseus submarine which sank on 6th December 1941 after hitting an Italian mine. The submarine was …

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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! …

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The village of Old Farsa lies 11 km north of Argostoli. Take the coast road north from Argostoli (Epar.Od. Argostoliou) towards Farsa. The village stands on the opposite side of …

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The ruins of Old Vlachata village are located on the hillside, 3km from Karavomylos village and can be reached on foot, by bike or by car following the signs to …

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Koutsoupia beach is located in the eastern part of Kefalonia, along the coastline between Antisamos and Poros. It can only be reached by boat or on foot (approx 3 hours) …

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Landscape is a treasured heritage of nature. When a panoramic, dramatic landscape unfolds in front of your eyes can be so captivating that leaves you speechless. You do not need …

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